FAQs

I have concerns about the latest outbreak of coronavirus in China, where can I find more information?

Asian Downstream Summit continues to monitor the coronavirus/COVID-19 situation closely. Ensuring the safety of all exhibitors and visitors to our events is our top priority, and we will keep all attendees fully informed of any developments.

There are no attendees to Asian Downstream Summit registered from China or Hong Kong. Meanwhile, we strongly recommend you follow your own country’s advice on travel before starting your journey to Asian Downstream Summit.

If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch through infoasia@clarionevents.com.
 

Frequently Asked Questions at ADS

Q1. Is Asian Downstream Summit the largest and most influential Refining, Petrochemicals & Chemicals Conference & Exhibition in the region?

Yes! Asian Downstream Summit is Asia’s only conference & exhibition dedicated solely to digital transformation, IIoT, technological innovations and industry 4.0 in refining, petrochemicals, and chemicals. The event annually gathers top regional operators, decision makers, technology experts & government officials to discuss strategies and best practices for optimising efficiency, increasing margins and achieving operational excellence through technology enablement.

Q2. Will Asian Downstream Summit be co-located with the popular ARTC conference this year in Singapore?

In 2020, Asian Downstream Summit & ARTC, two leading events, will come together, for the first time ever, making this the single largest gathering of refining and petrochemical leadership in Asia.

The event is expected to attract 1,500 attendees, 150+ speakers, 50+ sponsors and exhibitors, and over 17 hours of content

Q3. What are the event dates/ times?

Day 1: Wednesday, 28th October 2020, | 08:00 - 18:00 (followed by networking cocktail reception)  
Day 2: Thursday, 29th October 2020 | 08:00 - 18:00 (followed by networking cocktail reception)  
Day 3: Refinery tour (**upon confirmation by refinery)

Q4. What are the key conference themes at Asian Downstream Summit 2020?

Key themes at Asian Downstream Summit include, but are not limited to:
  • Embracing the digital enterprise model
  • Connected plant: developing a successful digital business model for operators
  • Automation, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Harnessing the power of IoT to reach entirely new levels of operational efficiency
  • Big Data and Data Analytics
  • Digital Twins
  • Disruptive downstream retail Innovations & Technologies
  • Industry 4.0 and the future of manufacturing
  • Embracing Industry 4.0: Creating the sustainable refinery of tomorrow
  • Blockchain in oil & gas – uses, applications and advantages
  • Margin improvement through IIoT
  • Connected Supply Chain
  • Technologies to enhance connectivity, automate manual tasks and improve decision making
  • Process safety and HSE management
  • Cybersecurity
  • Advance software technologies and to enhance operability and efficiency
  • Asset Reliability Maintenance, Asset Integrity
  • VR and Drone Technology
  • Predictive Maintenance
Q5. Are sponsorship & exhibition opportunities still available?
 
The event is 70% full at this stage, with only limited sponsorship & exhibition opportunities available. Sponsoring and exhibiting at Asian Downstream Summit is a powerful way to increase brand visibility and thought leadership at a key gathering of industry leaders.
 
Sponsors are recognised as being at the forefront of the industry, the companies and people who lead the way, drive innovation and the advancement of the oil & gas industry. By sponsoring or exhibiting, you will also have branding across two strong events, Asian Downstream Summit and ARTC, along with a shared exhibition opportunity across both events.
 
Talk to us about your objectives and we can help you create a unique environment that will bring together your prospects and key customers to meet your specific sales and marketing objectives.
 
Q6. Are speaking opportunities still available?
 
Due to popular demand for speaking slots, limited speaking opportunities are available. Please submit your abstract to us at InfoAsia@clarionevents.com. All submitted abstracts will be reviewed by Advisory committee. Abstract submission deadline is strictly 13th March 2020. Case studies from buyers are prioritized.
 
Q7. Will Asian Downstream Summit feature an Awards Ceremony this year?  
 
Yes! Asian Downstream Summit Awards of Excellence are back this year by popular demand. The Awards ceremony will feature exciting categories and new categories including CEO of the Year, Female Engineer of the Year, Sustainable Technology of the Year. To submit your nomination or know more about the awards, Talk to us
 
Q8. Where can I register to visit and attend Asian Downstream Summit 2020?

Register online HERE to purchase your delegate ticket and fast track your entry into Asian Downstream Summit 2020. 
 
At this stage, we are not open for “visitors” to visit the exhibition. The Exhibition is open to all paid conference delegates and attendees of Singapore International Energy Week events, including partner events.
 
Q9. Who is able to register for the ADS conference?
 
The ADS conference is open to attendees from all the major NOCs, IOCs, integrated oil companies, EPC contractors, catalyst manufacturers, storage terminals, project developers, consultants, financiers, technology providers, digital & software vendors, retailers and service companies all of whom play an active role in the global downstream oil & gas value chain.
 
Q10. How will I be informed that my registration has been processed?

You will receive an email confirming your participation at ADS and co-located ARTC 2020 after you have completed the online registration. Your registration will give you access to both conferences and all event tracks (excluding invite-only events). You will also have full free access to the shared exhibition space, networking platform MATCH and all networking breaks.
 
Please bring a copy of the registration confirmation email with you in order to collect your badge onsite.
 
Q11. What is MATCH and as a delegate, can I have access to MATCH?
 
MATCH enhances your event experience by helping you to connect with the other event attendees who are relevant to you for private networking opportunities. It is provided at complimentary for your use, as part of your participation at the event. All registered event attendees will get access to this service few weeks prior to the event.
 
The dedicated high-profile networking programme enables conference delegates, exhibitors and VIPs to exclusively search, connect and meet during the event.
 
Q12. Can I get a VIP pass to the conference?
 
We have reserved limited VIP passes for key regional operators this year – refinery, petrochemical and chemical. To check if you are eligible for a VIP pass, contact us at InfoAsia@clarionevents.com.