Conference Themes


  • Post COVID-19 industry outlook – short, medium and long term
  • Preparing the plants of tomorrow for the energy transition - how will the trend towards new “cleaner” energy sources impact the traditional refining & petrochemical industry
  •  Embracing Industry 4.0: Creating the sustainable refinery of tomorrow
  • Moving towards the era of the virtual refinery - What will the smart plant of the future look like
  •  Important market shifts & trends: disruptors & game changers in refining & petrochemicals
  • Digital Twins & how augmented reality and virtual reality are reducing the need to step into the plant
  • Robots in the downstream value chain – what lies ahead?
  • Empowering the workforce: Training, resources and preparing the workforce for the digital revolution
  • Asset Management and IoT to drive plant improvements, achieve operational excellence and improve quality
  • Artificial intelligence in downstream – where is it likely to change the industry in the next 5 years?
  • VR & Drone technology for plants
asian downstream summit 2019
asian downstream summit 2019