Opening Remarks

2022 Petrochemical Heritage Award Presentation

Morning Keynote: The Five Disruption-Proof Trends Shaping Our World & Their Impact on Politics, Business & Technology

Afshin Molavi, Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies

From rapid urbanization and growing middle classes to unprecedented connectivity and technology acceleration, Ashfin Molavi, navigates audiences through five key demographic and universal growth trends that are reshaping our world. Afshin will discuss how these trends to impacting energy demand, and more specifically petrochemical industry.  He describes these shifts as “disruption-proof” in that they transcend our day-to-day political, economic and trade developments. Understanding their importance will help any organization navigate the competitive global landscape for the next twenty-five years.