6th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit
Date: 13 - 14 March, 2019
Location: ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands, Bahrain
The 6th GPCA Research and Innovation Summit will be held under the theme ‘R&I in the Digital Age’ under the patronage of H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Bahrain at ART Rotana, Amwaj Islands, Bahrain, on 13-14 March 2019.
Now in its 6th edition, the GPCA Research and Innovation Summit will provide opportunities to learn about and discuss best practices on how to overcome the challenges research and innovation face in the digital age. Some of the key topics to be examined in more depth include oil/gas-based performance polymers and the oil-to-chemicals breakthrough technology.
- Day one will start with a focused session on the oil-to-chemicals technology from a R&D perspective. It will be followed by sessions and case studies on digitalization and its impact on research and innovation in the chemical industry. In particular, technologies such as Artificial Intelligence and Process Control 2.0 will be showcased.
- Day two will begin with the spotlight being firmly on the fast growing domain of performance chemicals and their contribution towards value creation and sustainable societal progress. The program will conclude with a case study session where success stories on technology implementation relevant to the GCC will be showcased.