One Week Until Chemical Industry Meet at the 6th ICIS World Chemical Purchasing Summit

3 September 2013: ourcing and supply chain professionals in the chemical industry will arrive from around the globe to attend the 6th ICIS World Chemical Purchasing Summit on 12th – 13th September 2013 at the Hyatt Harborside in Boston, USA.

Over 100 companies have registered to attend the Summit and will join expert speakers including Zeon Chemicals LP, FGN Global Logistics and Haynesboone LLP to gain an understanding of the market forces and dynamics influencing the future of the chemical industry.

Renowned for high quality, knowledgeable speakers with on topic discussions, previous delegates regard the Summit as ‘a great opportunity to gather market information’ and ‘an extraordinary opportunity to network’. The 6th edition of the annual summit will build on the success of previous years.

Joseph Chang, Global Editor of ICIS Chemical Business will open the discussions and networking at 08.30 on the morning of Thursday 12th September. Designed to meet the needs of the global chemical sourcing and supply chain industry, the Summit will offer an international as well as US perspective. Key sessions include ‘What next for the global economies?’ by Moody’s; ExxonMobil’s ‘Energy outlook to 2014’ and ‘Inside Washington: Pursuing policies that support chemical industry competitiveness and market expansion presented’ by the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA). The programme will also discuss the outlook for plastics, butadiene, BTX and Styrene.

The 6th edition of the ICIS World Chemical Purchasing Summit will bring together over 100 companies involved in supply, sourcing and purchasing in the chemical industry. Held on 12th – 13th September 2013, the day and a half Summit at the Hyatt Harborside, Boston, USA will provide macro information on the economy, energy and other factors influencing chemical supply as well as detailed reviews and outlooks of the key chemical building blocks and value chains.

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