Like to speak?


Present your project updates at Asia’s premier Refining, Petrochemical and Chemical event!

Top level speakers representing all downstream segments will present their views through case studies presentations, roundtable discussions and panel discussions.

  1. Guidelines
  2. Important Deadlines
  3. Selection Criteria
  4. Topic Suggestions

Abstract submission deadline: CLOSED

The Asian Downstream Summit is developed to provide a high value platform for the refining and petrochemical industry stakeholders to share experiences, get insights and be informed of the latest case studies, projects and successes in the region and beyond. 

If you are interested in sharing your innovative approach, breakthrough technology or successful project updates, we invite you to submit an abstract. Please note that preference will be given to case studies and presentations from refinery and petrochemical operators.


  • Speaking slots are approximately 30 minutes in length.
  • Vendors are welcome to submit proposals as part of a sponsorship package, along with a leading downstream operator speaker.
  • Sales and marketing presentations are not appropriate for this event and will not be accepted.
  • Early submission is strongly encouraged. Applicants will be notified of their status by email. By submitting an abstract, authors are agreeing to provide a copyright release and final publication of their presentation in the conference proceedings.
  • Abstracts should be around 200 – 300 words

Important parameters to note:

•    Preference will be given to presentations citing case studies and operating experience from the operators

•    Vendor presentations that are co-authored with operating companies are encouraged

•    All other vendor presentations will be considered on their merit and may be tied to a sponsorship package

Important deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstracts: CLOSED

Selection criteria

Abstracts will be reviewed and judged on the basis of the following criteria:
• Relevance to the conference theme and theme of the individual session
• Significance of the work/project to a targeted audience
• Originality of work/project, including new concept, innovations or data
• The completeness of the work/project

Topic Suggestions

Some of the themes that lend themselves to exploration include:

  1. Downstream industry dynamics in Asia (with individual market analyses from China, India, South East Asia etc.) 
  2. Refinery optimisation
  3. Catalyst, revamping & residue upgrading
  4. Impact of the shale gas development 
  5. Feedstock supply and demand: options and management
  6. Refinery and petrochemical integration 
  7. Reliability, Maintenance & Asset Management
  8. Improving fuel quality and standards
  9. Investments, joint ventures and project financing strategies
  10. Biofuels / Alternative fuels
  11. Process safety 
  12. Operational excellence

Or please suggest your own.

For more information please contact

Ms Tanushree Mulraj
Phone: +65 6590 3976


Join over 800 refiners and petrochemical operators on 25 - 26 October 2017 to celebrate the 10th Asian Downstream Summit at the Sands Expo & Convention Centre. 

Be a part of our community as we navigate the digital unknowns in the new age of innovation that can accelerate your journey in becoming a digital enterprise.

** As a delegate, your ticket includes access to the Singapore International Energy Week's (SIEW) networking reception where you can network with over 13,000 energy professionals.

Contact us for group booking discounts at or +65 6590 3970.