The ERTC Annual Meeting (European Refining Technology Conference) is a three day, multi streamed technical conference hosted annually by Global Technology Forum (GTF).

ERTC Annual Meeting is the biggest and best event of the year for the European downstream industry, attracting over 500 professionals from across the globe.

We aim to offer practical solutions and ideas to aid competitiveness at the ERTC 21st Annual Meeting which continues to lead the way as the industry meeting place. The event provides a valuable opportunity to network with industry peers, customers and colleagues as well as to learn how best to overcome the current challenges being faced.

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Speakers 2016
Carlos Gomes da SilvaCEO, GALP ENERGIAMaria Victoria ZingoniExecutive Managing Director Downstream, REPSOL
Srivatsan IyerCEO, BRASKEM Europe
Volker SchulzFormer CEO, ESSAR UK
Tim FitzgibbonSenior Expert, McKinsey & CoFlorin EnacheHead of Process Engineering, Petrotel-Lukoil
Stephen WrightVice President - EMEA Operations, Solomon Associates
Dr Andrea BattistonSr. Technical Specialist Hydroprocessing, Albemarle Catalysts Company
Colin BirchVice President, IHS Energy Oil Markets, Midstream & Downstream (OMD)Louis BurnsGlobal Licensing Manager for Fuels Technologies, ExxonMobil
Kevin ClarkeChief Revenue Officer, PermasenseDr Pierre DechampsPolicy Officer, Directorate General for Research and Innovation
Emiliano Di GiorgioSales Manager, Environmental, Haldor TopsøeGiuseppe GalassiniTechnical Manager, Petroval
Dr Oswin GaltierAccount Manager & Business Developer, SP3HJoseph C. GentryVice President – Technology, R&D, and Engineering, GTC Technology
Maurice KorpelshoekTechnology Marketing Director, CB&IGraeme LaughlandPrincipal Process Safety Consultant, ABB
Erwin LeitnerVice President, Dorf KetalGavin MedineEARC Technology Director of Downstream Chemicals, Baker Hughes
Larissa PerottaTechnologist, Alternative Fuels Technology Group of AxensVenkata RamanujamTechnology Process Manager, GTC Technology US
Matthias SchererDirector Marketing & Business Development, EMEA, GRACEMartha SmithGlobal Technology Director, ZymeFlow Decon
Philip ThornthwaiteSenior Industry Technical Consultant, NALCO ChampionAlbert van den BoschTechnical Director, EPS Customer Solutions
Tom VenthamSenior Technical Service Engineer, Johnson Matthey Process TechnologiesSneha VermaProcess Speciality Engineer, Fluor
Chris HuntDirector General, UKPIA
John CooperDirector General, FuelsEurope
Alan Del PaggioVice President of Upstream and Renewables, CRI/Criterion
Dr. Erik-Jan RasPrincipal Scientist, Avantium
Dieter GrabenbauerMarketing Director Oil & Gas, Air Liquide
Nils Michelales Manager - Licensing & Technology, Refinery, HyCO & Sulphur Management, Air Liquide
Gianluca PittoniSARTEC
Dr. Peter BullemerSenior Partner, Human Centered Solutions, LLP (HCS)
Ganesh VenimadhavanMarketing Director, Honeywell UOPBengt OldsbergExecutive Director Refining and Marketing, INA
Henrik RådbergRefinery Planning & Scheduling Manager, Preem AB
Metin BecerSuperintendent - Process, Izmir Refinery, Tupras
John BaricLicensing Technology Manager, Shell Global Solutions
Matti KoskinenSenior Technologist, Licensing, Technology and Process Development, Neste Jacobs Oy
Brad CookVice President Sales and Marketing, Sabin Metal
Adriana Orejas NúñezEnergy Management Deputy Director, REPSOL
Francisco Mendes PalmaCEO, Aicep Global ParquesAlexandre ChambardCatalyst Sales Technical Support Specialist, UOP Ltd
Roger HageBusiness Development Manager, Royal Dahlman
Ben O’BerryTechnical Sales Manager – Europe, Middle East and Africa, BASF Refining Catalysts
Silvia ScanuProcess Engineer, Sarlux Refinery
Andrea AmorosoVice President Process Technology, ENI
Gregory DolanCEO, Methanol Institute
Koenraad HerreboutHead of Technical Assistance, Refining and Petrochemicals, Total
Peter IllyesTechnical Development Petrochemicals, OMV
John BergManager Asset Management, Statoil
Neda Marcec-RahelicTechnical Director, INA
Dawood NassifAdvisor and GM, Nogaholding; Board Dir, Bapco & Chairman of the Bapco Major Investments Steering Committee, Nogaholding & Bapco
Adriana Orejas NúñezEnergy Management Deputy Director, REPSOL
Rebeca Reguillo CarmonaSenior Scientist, Borealis
Karen SmallSenior Process Chemist, Olefins, INEOS
Pieter van HeerdenSenior Manager Hydroprocessing, SASOL


ERTC will now be co-located with World Refining Association’s Global Petrochemicals Summit!

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