The Call for Papers for 2020 is now closed.

16 - 19 November 2020, Hotel Melia Castilla, Madrid, Spain

Europe’s largest meeting place for the world’s downstream leaders

All abstracts submitted will be read and considered by the key stakeholders and decision makers who are shaping the future of the European downstream sector.


Advisors for 2020 include:

  • Fernando Alonso de la Vega, ED Refining Operations, Repsol
  • Antonio Joyanes, SVP, Refining, CEPSA
  • Sølvi Bjørgum, Managing Director, Equinor Refining Denmark
  • Kim Jooste, VP Downstream Projects & Technology, MOL
  • Wolfram Krenn, SVP Refining & Petrochemical Assets Europe, OMV
  • Tracy Ellerington, Director - Europe and Russia Operations, Solomon Associates
  • Koenraad Herrebout, Head of Technical Assistance, Refining and Petrochemicals, Total
  • Jiří Hájek, Director of Development and Innovation, Unipetrol
  • Teemu Lindberg, Director Refining & Biofuels, UPM
  • Alan Gelder, VP Refining, Chemicals & Oil Markets, Wood Mackenzie


Topics for 2020 are:

  • Refining-Petchem Integration and New Routes to Olefins/ Aromatics
  • Catalyst Technologies
  • Operational Excellence, Process Optimisation & Margin Improvement
  • Refinery Configuration and Conversion Technologies
  • Clean Fuels, Biofuels & Alternative Fuel Production
  • Digitalisation Technologies
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Carbon capture, GHG reduction and other clean technologies
  • Maintenance and Reliability
  • Global Demand & the Role of Refineries in the Energy Transition and the Circular Economy


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

For Sponsorship Enquiries
Ivan Lukyanenka | Business Development Manager
+44 207 384 7995

For Marketing or Delegate Enquiries
Kelly Tea | Marketing Manager
+44 207 384 7807

For Programme Enquiries
Sandil Sanmugam | Project Manager
+44 207 384 7744

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