MEPEC announces its exciting lineup for 2017

mepecMEPEC 2017 (9-11 October, Bahrain) announces its Keynotes and Featured Speakers, plus 16 technical sessions for the 2017 event. Conference keynotes include industry players like Ahmad Al Sa’adi (Senior VP, Technical Services, Saudi Aramco); Ziad Al-Labban (CEO, Sadara Chemical Company); Guy Lewis (VP, Strategic Marketing and Planning, UOP, A Honeywell Co.); Suleyman Ozmen (Downstream Licensing, VP President, Shell Global Solutions, US Inc); Fuad Mosa (GM, Local Content Unit, Innovation & and Business Development, SABIC); Ed Boufarah(VP, Digital Solutions - MEA & India, Baker Hughes, a GE company); Dave Andrews (VP, Catalysts & Licensing, ExxonMobil Chemical) amongst many others, covering subjects that range from Transformation from Volume to Value to Digitization Revolution & the Petrochemical Industry

They key lineup announced reflects a lot of the innovative trends associated to the process engineering sector.

Every year, to the lead up to the event, the regional process engineering community, conference committees and advisory boards spend weeks reviewing, analyzing and deciding key topics which will be featured in the 2017 event program. These sessions represent the most innovative and forward-thinking topics relevant to the industry’s challenges. The detailed conference technical programs can be found at 

MEPEC 2017 anticipates reaching over 2,500 participants, 200 exhibiting companies and thousands of visitors over the three-day event.

Keeping in line with global process engineering issues, this year’s theme is “Sustainable Growth through Process Innovation & Downstream Integration”. Key emphasis will be placed on topics focusing on Process Design and Development, Process Excellence, Sustainability and Downstream Integration for Value Creation.

The leading process-engineering exhibition of the Middle East is held under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Prime Minister, Kindgom of Bahrain from 9-11 October 2017 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Also, for the very first time MEPEC will see three co-located events taking place alongside, focusing on sectors like: Leadership Excellence for Women Awards and Symposium, The Middle East Fine and Specialty Chemicals Conference and Exhibition and the Middle East Process Safety Conference which will all take place at the same time and place as MEPEC.

Combining, these four shows makes for an unmissable, world class networking event for visitors, delegates, investors, and government related organizations. Be present and witness women in engineering get recognized and celebrated for their excellence, as undergraduates race their chemically powered hand-built cars, as starts-ups showcase their innovation to the process engineering community and as young professionals and students solve design challenges and be mentored by the best names in engineering.

The conference and exhibition will be inaugurated by the H.E. Shaikh Mohamed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain.

Join over 103 expert speakers and moderators, high-level dignitaries, CEO's and process-engineering professionals at the 4th edition of the Middle East Process Engineering Conference. To register, visit:

For more information on MEPEC and its co-located shows, visit: 

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