Downstream professionals within Process Engineering, Engineering & Construction, Reliability & Maintenance, Shutdowns & Turnarounds and Supply Chain & Logistics will convene in Houston on June 11-12, 2019 at the George Brown Convention Center to tackle core challenges with world-class experts, hear about the latest disruptive tech, and to meet and form partnerships with new and existing suppliers. 
The World’s Largest Downstream Engineering & Construction Conference & Exhibition will feature 7000+ attendees, 350+ Exhibitors and 300+ Industry leading speakers.
New Executive Speaker Line-up 
  • Decie Autin, VP Project Management, ExxonMobil
  • Ed Lehotsky, E Executive Advisor, Cheniere Energy
  • Jim Ellis, General Manager Global Engineering & Project Management, SABIC
  • Lance Medlin, Chief Projects Officer, Meridian Energy Group
  • Bob Tinn, Director of Supply Chain Management – Major Projects, Motiva Enterprises
  • Mark Fonda, Chief Technology Officer, Meridian Energy Group
  • Ann Esbeck, Manager of Innovation, Bechtel
  • Darren Mort, General Manager LNG, Bechtel
  • Thomas Grell, President Downstream & Chemicals, Wood
  • Nicholas Smith, Global Projects Estimator, LyondellBasell
  • Olivier Le Normand, Global Improvement Leader - Modularization Execution, Dow Chemical
  • David Sheffield, Capital Projects Coordinator, Huntsman Advanced Technology Center
  • Paul Won, Procurement Specialist, INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA
  • Miguel Vidal, Corporate SRM, Marathon Petroleum
  • Kris Ramanadhan, Global Technology Scout & Venture Development Advisor, ExxonMobil
  • Olivier Le Normand, Global Improvement Leader - Modularization Execution, Dow Chemical
  • Adriana Garcia, IT Innovation Lead – Downstream, Shell New Energies
  • Jan Shumate, Director Worldwide Engineering & Construction, Eastman Chemical
  • Jon Hammond, Senior Project Manager, LyondellBasell
  • Lane Butters, Program Operations Specialist (Small Cap), Bechtel
  • Joel Perez, AWP CoE Lead, ExxonMobil
  • Silvana Lara, Global Director of Advanced Work Packaging, Fluor
  • Glenn Johnson, Workforce Development Manager, BASF
  • David King, Workforce Development Manager, INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA
  • Brian Vogel, AWP Champion, Dow
Major Insights Delivered Across Engineering & Construction 
  • Unleash innovation to deliver world class capital projects – explore what innovation will be required to move downstream capital projects to the next level of productivity and sustainability, including major representatives from ExxonMobil, SABIC, Cheniere Energy, Meridian Energy and Bechtel
  • Major project lessons learned – gain critical insights as leaders from Cheniere Energy & Bechtel explore the key takeaways from Sabine Pass & Corpus Christi project execution, before SABIC global project lead Jim Ellis explores the transformational learnings they’re building into their next mega projects both on
  • Go beyond Advanced Work Packaging basics – in a brand-new group of sessions, learn how to go further than workplace field planning with AWP and start to Tackle Front-End and Conceptual planning with Dow, ExxonMobil & Fluor, while contractors get up to speed with a free-to-attend training program run by Bentley Systems
  • Capital Project & Turnaround integration success stories - The ever-present challenge of integrating capital work into the already inherently complex, costly and problem-prone turnarounds continues to be a key challenge faced by Downstream facilities worldwide. Join industry leaders from LyondellBasell and CP Chem as they pick apart an example model of integration and determine what best practice looks like