The
19th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants
Conference
19 - 20 February 2015
(18th February 2015 - pre-conference seminar) Park Plaza Westminster Bridge, London, UK
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The ICIS World Base Oils Conference is truly the global industry’s annual meeting place

2015 will be a fundamental year for the industry. Many think it will be the year that defines the future road map for quality, formulations and manufacturing, especially in Europe. 
 
Additional supply in the market of Group II base oils has already put pressure on Group I in Europe. Even more new supply of higher quality base oils is on the horizon from different regions, which raises some key questions:
 
  • What is the future of Group I in the new landscape, especially in Europe?
  • How does this impact wax and brightstock?
  • What are the new global balances and trade flows?
  • How will Russia meet these challenges?
  • What does all this mean for finished lubricant manufacturers?
  • Will Europe change formulations?
  • Are there still opportunities for re-refined base oils?
  • What is the additive company perspective of the latest developments?
  • Does this favour the trend towards synthetics?
  • How fungible are base oils, in reality?
 
The ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricant conference is the acknowledged leader in base oils and lubricants conferences around the world, offering the opportunity to engage with a wide selection of industry personnel. The quality of the information and attendance is what sets us apart. While retaining the global scale and remit of previous years, in 2015 the conference will focus more significantly on Europe as this region reverberates from recent developments and becomes the first ‘battlegound’ of the new market landscape.
 

The 2014 Conference in Retrospect
 
The 18th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference was the most successful
event yet, featuring:
 
  • 570 attendees from 52 countries across 5 continents
     
  • 17 speakers and panellists on the main conference agenda
     
  • Representation from the entire industry, from refinery to OEM and everything in between
     
  • An extremely popular, ‘first of its kind’ pre-conference seminar on bio-based lubricants
     
  • More facilitated and impromptu networking opportunities than any other event in the industry
     
  • Cutting edge, commercial content you will not find anywhere else

 

 

 
Media Partners
  • Lubes n Greases New
  • Lube Magazine
Other ICIS Conferences
InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, UAE
13th - 15th October 2014
 
3rd ICIS African Base Oils & Lubricants Conference
The Westin, Cape Town, South Africa 
4th - 6th November 2014
 
The ICIS & ELGI Industrial Lubricants Conference
NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
20th - 21st November 2014
 
3rd - 5th December 2014
 
 
Working With ICIS

The 19th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is produced and delivered by RBI Conferences. As well as producing conferences for ICIS and other high profile brands owned by RBI, we also work with external partners and clients to deliver commercially successful events.

For more information about working with us, please contact Alan Mitchell, Content & Business Development Directoralan.mitchell@rbi.co.uk or +44 (0) 20 8652 8256.