Overview
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The AFPM Annual Meeting – the world’s premier refining meeting and one of AFPM’s flagship events – is back and in-person!

Join industry leaders, trade and policy experts, and your industry peers in New Orleans to learn what technology and policy changes mean for the refining and petrochemical industries.

This year, we’re excited to feature:
 

Mike Pence

The Honorable Michael R. Pence, 48th Vice President of the United States

Vice President Michael Pence will be our keynote speaker at the Annual Meeting Luncheon. The Vice President will draw upon his experiences on Capitol Hill, as the governor of Indiana, and in the White House to provide thoughtful conversation and practical takeaways on public service, principled leadership, and faith and family.

Also invited to join us:
  • Representative Garret Graves (R-LA-6)
Experts on politics, policy and technology:
  • Frank Luntz, pollster and communications expert — “What’s REALLY On The Mind Of America” -
  • Robert Bryce, energy journalist and author — “Renewable Dreams, Hydrocarbon Realities, and the Fuels of the Future”
  • David Wasserman, senior editor, Cook Political Report — “An Insider's Guide to DC: What’s Next? Navigating 2022”

Industry panel discussions:
  • World Fuels Outlook with McKinsey & Co., Turner Mason, and Wood Mackensie
  • “Midstream Policy and the Supply Chain: Challenges and Opportunities for the Refining Industry” with Port of Corpus, Deloitte, Troutman Pepper, LLP
  • “Strategic Partnerships in Innovation and Performance Stewardship” with Kern Oil & Refining Co., Anduril Partners, and Refining Technologies, Inc.

COVID-19 Update

AFPM is excited to welcome you back in person safely to our 119thAnnual Meeting.  We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic, variants, CDC guidelines, city/state regulations, and venue practices. Due to the changing nature of these restrictions and requirements, AFPM will release official safety protocols two weeks prior to the conference that all staff and attendees must follow while present at the conference.

 

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Sunday March 13, 2022
12:00 - 19:30
16:30 - 18:00
17:30 - 19:30
Monday March 14, 2022
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:45 am
8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 11:30 am
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday March 15, 2022
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:45 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
9:00 am - 9:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Time Title
12:00 - 19:30
16:30 - 18:00
17:30 - 19:30
Time Title
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:45 am
Moderator: Geoff Moody — Vice President Government Relations, AFPM
David Wasserman — Senior Editor, Cook Political Report
8:00 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jeff Ramsey — President & CEO, Flint Hills Resources, AFPM Chairman of the Board
Chet Thompson — President and CEO, AFPM
Garrett Graves — Representative - (R-LA-6)
Ian Bremmer — President & CEO, Eurasia Group
Dr. Frank Luntz — Pollster and Communications Expert
11:30 am - 1:45 pm
Mary Ann Burress, PhD. — Competence Development Advisor , Chevron Products Company
Abby Esterly — Program Manager, AFPM 
Ericka Perryman — Director, Issues Communications, AFPM
Charlie Turner — Director, Brand and Marketing Communications, AFPM
Sergio Caltagirone — Dragos
Martin Rosemond — TEAM Industrial Services 
Dr. Penny Chen — Yokogawa
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moderator: Derrick Morgan — Senior Vice President, Federal & Regulatory Affairs, AFPM
Robert Bryce — Renewable Dreams, Hydrocarbon Realities, and the Fuels of the Future
Jason Coffman — Automotive & Off-Highway Sub-Sector Leader, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Eric Larson — Senior Research Engineer, Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, Princeton University
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Priyesh Thakker — Topsoe, Inc.
Clifford Avery — Albemarle Corporation
Jon Strohm — Albemarle Corporation
Nancy Newman — Extract Talent
Michael Hawkins — W.R. Grace & Co.
J. Robert Riley III — W.R. Grace & Co.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Time Title
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:45 am
Mark Mills — Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Faculty Fellow at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, and Author
9:00 am - 11:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Moderator: Susan Grissom — Chief Industry Analyst, AFPM
John Auers — Executive Vice President, Turner, Mason & Company
Suzanne Danforth — Americas Markets Lead, Oil, Refining & NGLs, Wood Mackenzie
Khush Nariman — Partner, McKinsey & Company
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Moderator: Rob Benedict — Vice President, Petrochemicals and Midstream Regulatory Affairs, AFPM
Marty Brotschul — Partner, Energy & Resources Supply Chain and Manufacturing Operations Lead, Deloitte
Coby Bullard — Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Canadian Pacific
Omar Garcia — Chief External Affairs Officer, Port of Corpus Christi
Catherine Little — Troutman Pepper LLP Representative, Canadian Pacific
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Moderator: Bethany Schuttinga — Partner and ESG Team Lead, CruzAlta
Jennifer Haley — President & CEO, Kern Oil & Refining Co.
Cody Nath — President & CEO, Refined Technologies, Inc.
Jon Neitzell — Founder & Managing Partner, Anduril Partners
9:00 am - 9:30 am
Gil Cohen — Imubit, Inc.
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Moderator: Christine Haswell — Operations Manager - Pascagoula Refinery, Chevron Products Company
Kevin Milburn — Consultant, Baker & O’Brien, Inc.
Scott Sayles — Senior Refining Process Specialist, Becht
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Moderator: Mike Bukowski — Vice President, Strategy & Planning, Phillips 66
Ray Brooks — Executive Vice President, Refining, Marathon Petroleum Corporation
Tom Myers — Vice President, Health and Safety, Cheniere Energy
Brook Vickery — Vice President and Manufacturing Manager, Flint Hills Resources, LLC
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Moderator: Jeff Balko — VP, Sales, Americas, W. R. Grace & Co.
Mei Chia — Senior Business Leader, Gas Processing, UOP, A Honeywell Company
Jeff Guenther — Principal Marketing Specialist, UOP, A Honeywell Company
10:30 am - 11:30 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Honorable Michael R. Pence — 48th Vice President of the United States
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Cheryl Scott — Vice President, Oil & Gas Sales, C3.ai
Anup Sharma — Senior Vice President, Global Business Services, LyondellBasell Industries
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Chet Thompson — President and CEO, AFPM
Lori Ryerkerk — Chairman, CEO, and President, Celanese Corporation
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Moderator: Scott Purnell — Vice President, R&D, W. R. Grace & Co.
Scott Golczynski — Senior Technologies, Technip Energies Process Technology
Rahul Pillai — Technology Manager, FCC, KBR
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moderator: Susan Grissom — Chief Industry Analyst, AFPM
Cinda Lohmann — P.E. VP Fuels Regulatory Practice, Turner, Mason & Company
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moderator: Jolie Rhinehart — General Manager, Lake Charles Refinery, Phillips 66
Steve Anderson, PhD — Leadership Consultant, Integrated Leadership Systems
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Moderator: Jay Richert — Refining General Manager, Marathon Petroleum Company
Johan W. Malan — Senior Licensing Manager, Haldor Topsoe
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration

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

Save $100 on registration fees by registering on or before February 17. Registration fees increase by $100 on February 18. Online registration closes on March 4, 2022. .

Cancellations may be made on or before February 4, 2022 with no penalty. Cancellations must be submitted in writing. Written cancellations postmarked, faxed, or emailed between February 5 and February 18, 2022 will receive a refund of fees, less a $100 processing fee. No refunds after February 18, 2022. No telephone cancellations. 

Registration Fees

Name

Price

Available To

Member Registration – Early

$1,100.00        

Member/Government  

Member Registration - Late

$1,200.00  

Member/Government

Non-Member Registration - Early   

$1,600.00  

Non-Members

Non-Member Registration - Late

$1,700.00  

Non-Members

Spouse Registration

$100.00  

 

 

Special Events

All ticketed functions are open to registered attendees only. Tickets can be purchased at time of registration. To purchase tickets after registration is completed, click on Register Now, save through to the Events page and add the tickets you wish to purchase without making any other changes to the registration. You will only be charged for what has been added. 

Ticket sales conclude when online registration closes March 4.

Special Events Ticketed Fees

Name

Price

Available To

Government Relations Breakfast       

$60.00           

Registered Attendees Only   

Annual Luncheon Individual Ticket

$125.00  

Registered Attendees Only

Annual Luncheon - Table of 6

$750.00  

Members Only

Closing Happy Hour

$75.00  

Registered Attendees Only

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 on or before February 17. The room block rate cannot be guaranteed after this date.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans
601 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70113

Guest Room:
Rate: $243.00 Single/Double Occupancy
Deposit: $243.00 Single/Double Occupancy