09 - 11 October 2017 | Bahrain
Under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain

Sustainable Growth through Process Innovation & Downstream Integration

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Chairmen

MEPEC Chairman Dr. Halim Redhwi CEO (A),
Dhahran Techno-Valley Company (DTVC)
Advisory Committee Chairman His Excellency Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa Minister of Oil,
Kingdom of Bahrain
Advisory Committee Co-Chair June Wispelwey Executive Director,
AIChE
Technical Committee Chairman Fuad Mosa GM - Global Technology Management,
SABIC
Technical Committee Co-Chair Saeed Al-Alloush Supervisor, P&CSD,
Saudi Aramco

Advisory Committee Members

Advisory Committee Members Abdulrahman A Al Saif President Projects & Services,
Sipchem
Advisory Committee Members Ahmed A. Al-Ghamdi Manager, P&CSD,
Saudi Aramco
Advisory Committee Members Amin Sultan Acting Chief Operations Officer,
Aluminium Bahrain BSC
Advisory Committee Members Awadh Al Maker Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation,
SABIC
Advisory Committee Members Besim Şişman President & CEO,
Turkish Petroleum TP
Advisory Committee Members Dr. Dafer Al-Jalahma Acting Chief Executive,
nogaholding
Advisory Committee Members Fuad Mosa GM - Global Technology Management,
SABIC
Advisory Committee Members Gaseem Saleh Al Shaikh CEO,
PCMC
Advisory Committee Members Hideki Matsubayashi President & CEO,
Yokogawa MEA
Advisory Committee Members Jean Sentenac Chairman & CEO,
Axens
Advisory Committee Members Dr. József Tóth President,
WPC
Advisory Committee Members Luc Chantepy Regional Sales Vice President (MENA),
AspenTech
Advisory Committee Members Mishaal Ashemimry MISHAAL AEROSPACE
Advisory Committee Members Mohammad Al Naghash President & CEO,
Samref
Advisory Committee Members Dr. Peter Bartlett CEO,
BAPCO
Advisory Committee Members Rebecca Liebert President & CEO,
Honeywell, UOP
Advisory Committee Members Reem Al Ghanim Division Head, Women Development & Diversity,
Saudi Aramco
Advisory Committee Members Saeed Al-Alloush Supervisor, P&CSD,
Saudi Aramco
Advisory Committee Members Said M Bajodah Executive President,
SCP & JCP S Chem
Advisory Committee Members Shakeel Kadri Executive Director,
CCPS
Advisory Committee Members Suleyman M Ozmen Downstream Licensing Vice President,
Shell Global Solutions US Inc
Advisory Committee Members Ziad Al-Labban CEO,
Sadara Chemical Company

Technical Committee Members

Technical Committee Members Dr. Abdullah Al-Qahtani Senior Manager,
SABIC
Technical Committee Members Abdullah Al-Shuraim Saudi Aramco
Technical Committee Members Abdulrahman Al-Ghamdi Sustainability Manager,
Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem)
Technical Committee Members Dr. Ahmad Hamad Senior Sales Operations Manager, MENAT,
General Electric Oil & Gas
Technical Committee Members Dr. Anissa Bendjeriou Sedjerari Research Scientist,
Kaust
Technical Committee Members Dr. Ayuba Adesina Polyolefin Process Consultant,
SABIC
Technical Committee Members Dr. El-Mekki El-Malki Licensing Advisor, MEA Lead of Refining and Chemicals Licensing,
Exxonmobil Research & Engineering
Technical Committee Members Dr. Ghada Salama Senior Lecturer,
Texas A & M University
Technical Committee Members Dr. Hatem Belfadhel Director, Global Technology Programming,
SABIC
Technical Committee Members Dr. Hicham El Hajj Tech Prof Leader – Technology,
Halliburton
Technical Committee Members Dr. Hiren Shethna Saudi Aramco
Technical Committee Members Dr. Jesper Nerlov Group Vice President and Chief Technology Officer,
Haldor Topsoe International A / S
Technical Committee Members Jim Brigman Managing Director,
Ingenero Inc
Technical Committee Members Joseph Ibrahim Technical Service Director (Middle East),
Axens
Technical Committee Members Khalid Al Hamid Engineer Director,
Sadara Chemical Company
Technical Committee Members Dr. Khawla A Al Shayji Assistant Professor Chemical Engineering Departmen,
Kuwait University
Technical Committee Members Dr. Majeda Khraisheh Professor, Chemical Engineering Dept,
Qatar University
Technical Committee Members Misfer Ali Al Ghamdi Operational Consultant,
SABIC
Technical Committee Members Mohammed Al Habib Sub Region Director (Saudi and Bahrain),
General Electric
Technical Committee Members Dr. Mohammed S Ba Shammakh Chairman, Chemical Engineer Department,
KFPUM
Technical Committee Members Mohammed Benchekchou Regional Manager MENA,
CRI Criterion Catalyst Co Ltd
Technical Committee Members Mohannad Al-Haidri SABIC
Technical Committee Members Dr. Nasiru Tukur Engineer Specialist,
Saudi Aramco
Technical Committee Members Dr. Nasser Al-Harbi SABIC
Technical Committee Members Saifuddin Sheikh Director Business Consulting,
AspenTech
Technical Committee Members Shaalan Al Zahrani General Manager Technical,
S Chem
Technical Committee Members Sandeep Goel Director Business Development ME,
C B & I
Technical Committee Members Taib Abanq Saudi Aramco
Technical Committee Members Thomas DiGiacomo Refining & EHS Consultant,
Saudi Aramco

About MEPEC

MEPEC is the definitive event for process engineering; in today’s busy world the event brings together the international business community to one business hub to make the most effective use of time. It is not just a place where you can experience groundbreaking technology and listen to industry leaders, it is an environment designed for the exchange of ideas between peers. By sharing experience and expertise, best practice can be adopted worldwide to optimize the future of process engineering. MEPEC is the unique meeting place for discovery, process engineering and route to market professionals to meet, share and drive an efficient, safe and profitable industry.

This year's theme is "Sustainable Growth through Process Innovation & Downstream Integration".

Post Event Report

2649 Unique Participants

608 Participating Companies

1620 Hours of presentation

154 Speakers and Moderators

32 Sponsors & Partners

8000 Sq.m of exhibiton space

"Based on my experience from attending MEPEC 2015, I would like to say that the value I gained from attending MEPEC 2015 was not only from the technical sessions I attended, which touch on a broad range of process engineering issues, but also from the unique networking opportunities which I was able to benefit and avail of during MEPEC 2015. Such networks open the door for a variety of potential further value creating business options."

Ziad Al-Labban CEO, Sadara Chemical Company

“MEPEC 2015 was an ideal showcase for sharing best practice to help manufacturers overcome complexity and meet today’s market challenges. I also thoroughly enjoyed talking with future engineers at MEPEC’s Student Forum. Overall the conference provided excellent opportunities to engage with customers, thought leaders and the next generation of process industry leaders.”

Antonio Pietri CEO, AspenTech

“I have deeply enjoyed the extended networking activities meeting the leaders of the industry and service providers who hand to hand wants to serve our consumers while delivering returns to our shareholders. I had a big enjoyment engaging with the future engineers who were passionately visiting our hospitality stand and listening to our presentations. MEPEC thanks for making this happen!”

Suleyman M Ozmen Downstream Licensing Vice President, Shell Global Solutions US Inc

"I truly enjoyed attending MEPEC 2015; as the first process engineering conference in kind internationally; & the third to be held in Bahrain. It gains a solid reputation from the start & continues gain the bar rising of attracting international & local participants; focusing on the energized youth participation & female aggressive involvement; as they are the future shaping folks of such business ".

Mohammad Al Naghash President & CEO, Samref

“Process Engineering is at the heart of our industry. MEPEC is able to gather in the Middle-East people sharing this passion, from Process Engineer to the CEO in a very successful way”.

Jean Sentenac Chairman & CEO, Axens

"MEPEC 2015 was very well organized and well attended in spite of the global downturn in the Petroleum industry. Bahrain is an excellent place for prime, professional events like MEPEC 2015 was. The Conference was well structured and the participants found the good combination of papers in the session and the exhibitions, where they could continue the discussions on the subjects presented."

Dr. József Tóth President, WPC

"MEPEC 2015 met and exceeded our expectations. It was an important forum for bringing together key stakeholders engaged in the development and deployment of process technology and control solutions in the region."

Guy Lewis Vice President Strategic Marketing & Planning, UOP, A Honeywell Co.

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