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21 - 23 September 2020 | Cartagena, Colombia

The must-attend meeting place for Latin American Refining and Petrochemical stakeholders

We're now calling for Papers!


LARTC (Latin America Refining Technology Conference) is the region’s fastest growing and stand-alone downstream event.

All abstracts submitted will be read and considered by the key stakeholders and decision makers who are shaping the future of the LAT-AM downstream sector. The deadline to submit your papers is Monday 30th March 2020. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Advisors for 2020 include:

  • Rodrigo Abramof, Process and Operations Manager, Petrobras
  • Luís Aristizábal, Refining Development Director, Ecopetrol
  • Noel Forame, Downstream Technology Manager, YPF
  • Nelson Ángulo, Cracking Units, Head of Department, Ecopetrol
  • José Bautista , Process Engineering Coordinator, Refidomsa
  • Sergio Bergerman, Gerente De Tecnologia, Refineria Buenos Aires
  • Mariano Beraina, Director Latin American Operations, Becht
  • Patricio Farfán , “Gerente de Refinerias, ENAP
  • Carlos Galvis, Regional Sales Manager, Honeywell
  • Jorge Gerdts, Head of Procurement, Essentia
  • Ignacio Millan, Gerente de Departmento de Planeamiento e Innvacion, YPF S.A
  • Daniel Monzón, Partner, Arthur D. Little
  • Pablo Motta, Technical Manager at Cartegena Refinery, Ecopetrol


Topics for 2020 are:


  • Refinery transformation in the ‘Energy Transition’
  • Emissions reductions and Carbon Capture
  • Trends in Urban Mobility
  • The Digital Revolution in Refining
  • Petrochemical integration
  • Process Optimisation


If you have any questions or if you would like to get involved, please get in touch with:

For General Enquiries
Matt Maginnis | Project Director, LARTC
+44 207 384 8006

For Sponsorship Enquiries
Enrique Schindelheim | Regional Director
+44 207 384 7982

For Marketing Enquiries
Jessie Clarke-McLeod | Marketing Manager
+27 21 001 3809

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