The Annual Meeting is the world's premier refining meeting, assembling key executives, decision-makers, and technical experts from refining businesses, technology providers, contracting and consulting firms, and equipment manufacturers around the world.

Programming in Progress and Subject to Change

Sunday March 22, 2020

9:00 am
7:30 pm

Registration

10.5Hrs
4:00 pm
5:30 pm

Women in Industry Reception


Open to registered women attendees only. Tickets must be reserved by March 13.
1.5Hrs
5:30 pm
7:30 pm

Opening Reception

2Hrs

Monday March 23, 2020

7:00 am
5:00 pm

Registration

10Hrs
7:30 am
9:00 am

Government Relations Breakfast


Price: $60
Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 13.
1.5Hrs
9:00 am
11:30 am

General Session

2.5Hrs
11:30 am
1:30 pm

AFPM Networking Lunch

2Hrs
12:15 pm
1:30 pm

Lunch/Tech Talks


Grab a light lunch during this informal networking session that will feature short presentations on emerging technology.
1.25Hrs
1:30 pm
3:30 pm

General Session

2Hrs
3:30 pm
3:45 pm

Coffee Break

15Min
3:45 pm
4:45 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1Hrs
5:00 pm
6:00 pm

Operating Company Reception

1Hrs
6:00 pm
7:00 pm

Chairman's Reception

By Invitation
1Hrs

Tuesday March 24, 2020

7:00 am
12:00 pm

Registration

5Hrs
7:30 am
9:00 am

Industry Leadership Breakfast

Price: $60
Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 13.
1.5Hrs
9:00 am
10:00 am

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1Hrs
10:00 am
10:30 am

Coffee Break

30Min
10:30 am
11:30 am

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1Hrs
12:00 pm
2:00 pm

Annual Luncheon

Price: $125
Open to registered attendees only. Tickets must be purchased by March 13. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.
2Hrs
2:00 pm
3:00 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1Hrs
3:00 pm
3:15 pm

Coffee Break

15Min
3:15 pm
4:15 pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1Hrs

Save $100 on registration fees by registering by February 21st. Registration fees increase February 22nd. Online registration closes March 13th.

Registration fees are based on AFPM membership. If your company is a member of AFPM, you qualify for the member fees.

Name Price Available To
Member Registration - Late $1,200.00 Member/Government
Member Registration - Early $1,100.00 Member/Government
Non-Member Registration - Early $2,100.00 Non-Members
Non-Member Registration - Late $2,200.00 Non-Members
Spouse Registration $100.00
Name Price Available To
Government Relations Breakfast
GR Breakfast Ticket $60.00 Registered Attendees only
Industry Leadership Breakfast
IL Breakfast Ticket $60.00 Registered Attendees Only
Annual Luncheon
Annual Luncheon Ticket $125.00 Registered Attendees Only
Annual Luncheon - Table of 10
Annual Luncheon - Table of 10 $1,250.00 Members Only

Housing

Reservations cannot be made prior to registration. If you register before the hotel cut-off date, you will receive a link to make a hotel reservation once your registration is complete. You can also find the link to reserve your housing at the top of your confirmation email.

Be sure to register and reserve your room by Feb. 27th. The room block rate cannot be guaranteed after this date.

JW Marriott Austin
110 East 2nd Street
Austin, TX 78701

Guest Room

Rate: $269.00 Single/Double Occupancy
Deposit: $269.00 Single/Double Occupancy

By registering for this meeting you signify that you have read, understand, and agree to abide by AFPM's policies on registration, housing, cancellation, spouse/guest registration, and fees.

Registration Policy
Those who are present at the site of an AFPM meeting and/or occupy a hotel room in the AFPM room block to conduct business with industry personnel gathered for that meeting are expected to register for that meeting and pay the registration fee, whether or not they attend a specific function.

Fee Policy
Member Fee Eligibility - The member rate is based on membership information currently on file with AFPM. If your company is not currently a member, the non-member fees will be charged to your credit card.

Ticketed functions are open to registered attendees and registered spouses only. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.

Spouse/Guest Policy
A guest is a spouse/significant other, friend or an adult child (18 years old or older) who is not in an industry-related occupation. A co-worker, an associate or spouse who works within the industry may not use the Spouse/Guest Registration category.

Cancellation Policy
Registration cancellations must be submitted in writing and faxed to 202.835.0467 or emailed to AM@afpm.org. Substitute conference registrations may be made in advance or on arrival with no penalty. Substitutions can be made online by the individual who entered the registration or can be submitted in writing to AM@afpm.org.

Cancellations may be made by February 21, 2020 with no penalty. Cancellations must be submitted in writing. Written cancellations postmarked, faxed, or emailed between February 22 and March 6, 2020 will receive a refund of fees, less a $50 processing fee. No refunds after March 6, 2020. No telephone cancellations.

Individual Ticket Refund Policy
Refunds will be made on individual tickets purchased, if request is received in writing prior to March 6, 2020. No refunds after March 6th. Ticketed functions are open to registered attendees only.

Table Ticket Refund Policy
Refunds will be made on tables of tickets for the Annual Luncheon purchased, if request is received in writing prior to February 21, 2020. No refunds on tables after February 21st. Ticketed functions are open to registered attendees only.

Recording Policy
Video recording, streaming or broadcasting of the exhibit hall, general sessions, workshops and discussions is strictly prohibited. Audio recording is permitted only in the workshops and for the sole purpose of private use. Any recording for purposes of reproduction or distribution without the written consent of the AFPM is strictly prohibited.

Photo Release
By registering for this conference, I hereby grant AFPM, its licensees and assigns, the right to use my name, biographic material, as well as, photos, or videos taken of me during the conference in news media, websites, publications, programs, articles, and/or marketing materials.

Ethical Responsibility and Professional and Personal Conduct Code
The American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (“AFPM”) has adopted the following “Ethical Responsibility and Professional and Personal Conduct Code” (hereinafter, “the Code”). Every member of AFPM, their designated representatives, and non-member attendees at all AFPM meetings and forums agree to abide by the Code as a condition of membership in AFPM and attendance and participation at AFPM meetings and forums.

The Code requires the following of all individuals attending AFPM meetings and forums:

Adherence to the AFPM bylaws and the AFPM policies and procedures, as adopted by AFPM’s Board of Directors.
Strict compliance with antitrust laws.
Adherence to all applicable federal and state laws.
Maintenance of the highest level of professional and personal ethical behavior while attending AFPM meetings and forums.
Prevention of certain behaviors, including harassment, violence, intimidation and discrimination of any kind involving race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or, where applicable, veteran or marital status.
Assurance that conduct at all times and in all professional and personal dealings with each other and other attendees is with the highest level of integrity and courtesy.
Sharing of knowledge and expertise as speakers at AFPM educational events and sessions whenever practicable, without soliciting or explicitly promoting their own organization's products or services.
Working to instill public and consumer confidence in the petrochemical and refining industries, its member companies, and its professionals, avoiding any action conducive to discrediting members of AFPM.
Refraining from scheduling general attendance meetings, receptions or other events at times that conflict with substantive programming or social events at AFPM meetings without express written permission of AFPM.

Failure to abide by the Code may result, for the first offense, in informal censure of a company or individual by the AFPM Executive Committee. If violations of the Code continue after such an informal censure, a company may be subject to expulsion from AFPM, or an individual to exclusion from participation in AFPM activities, by the Board of Directors.

Entertainment Policy
We ask your cooperation in observing Association policy on activities held in conjunction with any AFPM meeting:

Meetings or social activities should not be scheduled that take registrants away from AFPM programs and AFPM-sponsored activities;
Any company sponsoring a function to which 25 or more people are invited should outline its plans for advance approval by AFPM. In general, such functions will be approved if they do not unduly take registrants away from AFPM-sponsored activities;
All representatives of companies sponsoring hospitality activities are expected to register for the meeting;
Hospitality suites are expected to close by 12:00 am;
Food, beverage and service personnel (bartenders, hostesses, etc.) must be obtained through the hotel catering department;
Suite promotional activities are to avoid the use of elaborate entertainment, expensive door prizes, suite attendance solicitation by individuals who are not full-time employees of the sponsoring company, or other similar activities.