Sunday March 27, 2022
08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Welcome Reception
Monday March 28, 2022
07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
08:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Opening Remarks

2022 Petrochemical Heritage Award Presentation

Keynote Speaker
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Join AFPM CEO Chet Thompson and CEOs of leading petrochemical companies to discuss the most pressing issues facing the petrochemical industry. Topics will include sustainability, ESG, market opportunities, and challenges facing the industry in 2022 and beyond.
11:30 AM - 01:30 PM
Invitation Only
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Base Oils and Waxes Session
02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Join this panel discussion to gain insight on the petrochemical industry’s pursuit of a sustainable future and how we’re creating a circular economy for our products. This session includes discussions of the value of our products, efforts to operate more sustainably including reducing emissions and plastic waste, and other sustainability initiatives consistent with AFPM’s sustainability pillars (environmental stewardship; health and safety; thriving people and communities; and driving progress).
03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
The nation’s midstream sector – the integrated system of pipelines, railroads, ports, waterways, roads and storage facilities – is the backbone of the petrochemical supply chain. Recent events have highlighted the importance of midstream issues to our industry and how new legislation and policy could have a drastic impact on midstream sector in the future. In this panel discussion, hear the latest issues and opportunities from industry leaders in our energy supply chain.
04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
In recent years, investors have been strategically investing their money in step with evolving value statements. As a result, environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria are driving business decisions across most industries, including the petrochemical sector. This panel will discuss what ESG is, why it matters, how it is driving business decisions, and strategies to report and address ESG issues. Join investor relations experts, ESG standards board representatives, and leading ESG consultants as they discuss the future of ESG.
Tuesday March 29, 2022
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
It is hard to identify one thing that has caused ‘the great resignation’. It is likely to be several factors, and many related to Covid. In this session, we will focus on how to build a more resilient culture by creating a more sustainable work environment. Providing key points on how to attract and keep top talent to perform at their best, what makes the ideal team player, promoting well-being, reinvention, talent wars, and most of all, communication – creating an honest environment by providing clear direction.
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Petrochemicals power the global economy with the many life-saving and life-improving products they make possible. The demand for petrochemicals is expected to grow considerably and rapidly as the global middle class continues to expand. In spite of this, growth in the petrochemical industry faces headwinds and challenges, including supply chain issues, new domestic and international policies, and changing market dynamics. This session includes leading experts’ thoughts on the current state of the petrochemical industry and the future of our industry. Specifically, this panel will feature feedstock availability, technology advancements, supply and demand outlooks, and other factors that could impact these markets.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Invitation Only
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Speaker: Michael R. Pompeo, 70th U.S. Secretary of State

Price: $125.00

Luncheon is open to registered attendees only. Badge & ticket are required to gain admittance. Reserved Seating is available with purchase of a table of 6 only. Tables of 6 are only available to members. Tickets must be purchased by March 4. No tickets or same-day seating will be available on-site.