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ACHEMA 2015 Programme

50 GUEST EVENTS BUSINESS FORUM – BIOECONOMY CONFERENCE ACHEMA worldwide Business Forum Tuesday, 16 June 2015 11:00 – 13:00 h Hall 9.2, Discussion Corner Houston, Texas – USA Petrochemicals Center Houston – Low cost oil and gas from increased local/national production portends huge petrochemicals investment. with contributions from Greater Houston Partnership Linde Engineering Samson Controls, Inc. Fluor Corporation – construction outlook IHS Corp. Shell Chemical Company followed by a snack at lunchtime, an opportunity for informal talks Moderator: Marvin L. Baker, High Technology Associates, Houston This event will be held in English. ACHEMA worldwide Business Forum Wednesday, 17 June 2015 11:00 – 13:00 h Hall 9.2, Discussion Corner Saudi Arabia Downstream Forum @ ACHEMA Get an idea of Saudi Arabia’s strategy to cope with the game-changing shale-gas boom, and be informed about investment opportunities in the country which still is in possession of the world’s largest fossil reserves. with contributions from The Royal Commission of Jubail SADARA PlasChem Park Linde Engineering SABIC TASNEE et al. followed by a snack at lunchtime, an opportunity for informal talks Moderator: Andreas Hergenröther, Delegate of German Industry and Commerce for Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen, Riyadh This event will be held in English. European Conference on the Bioeconomy Thursday, 18 June 2015 10:30 – 17:45 h CMF, Room Harmonie 3 EU Bioeconomy and HORIZON 2020 revisited: How far have we come since ACHEMA 2012? High-profi le speakers from German and other European institutions and industry will analyse the status quo of the bioeconomy. What is the current situation of the bioeconomy in the European Union? What progress has been made in the individual member states? How do policy initiatives and funding programmes react to this challenge? Additionally, examples from selected product groups will demonstrate the extent to which biobased products have already reached the market. This follow-up conference to the event at ACHEMA 2012, which culminated in the compilation of the ACHEMA Manifesto, traces the development of the bioeconomy over the past three years. Themes: Bioeconomy and HORIZON 2020: Challenges and Opportunities Bioeconomy in the Member States Sustainability Requirements along the Bio-based Value Chain Panel discussion: Beyond the Horizon – for a “European Industrial Renaissance” www.achema.de/biobasedworld


ACHEMA 2015 Programme
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