The First GPCA Supply Chain Forum 2009

Venue: The Gulf Hotel Bahrain

Location: Manama, Bahrain

Event Date/Time: Oct 12, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 14, 2009
Early Registration Date: Sep 20, 2009
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In yet another initiative to add value to the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry, the Supply Chain
Committee of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association has launched a focused Forum that would
address issues pertaining to Supply Chain affecting the Industry.
The GPCA Supply Chain Forum – Current Trends, Preparing for Future Growth is being held in Bahrain
from 12th to 14th October 2009.
The forum commences with a one day workshop on the 12th which will discuss the current challenges
affecting land transportation as well as explore opportunities that could enhance the current land
transportation system in the GCC Region.
The workshop will be followed by a two day intensive conference that will feature specialist from all around
the globe addressing key issues pertaining to Supply Chain for the Petrochemical and Chemical Industry
in the Region.
One of the Keynote presentations will discuss the current economic crisis and its repercussions affecting
the Industry. This will be followed by independent streamline sessions addressing Polymer Handling and
Liquid Handling respectively.
The forum is poised to establish itself as a meeting point for Supply Chain Professionals in the
Petrochemical and Chemical Industry. Renowned Players in the Petrochemical and Chemical Industries as
well as Supply Chain Service Organisations have confirmed their participation at the Forum.

The forum is aimed at Leaders, Senior Managers, Managers, Executives, Consultants, etc
from the following sectors in the Middle East Region.
Petrochemical / Chemical Manufacturing Companies (Upstream & Downstream; focusing on
Supply Chain Management, Purchasing, Inventory, Planning Forecasting & Replenishment Departments)
Supply Chain Service Providers (Shipping Lines, Ship Brokers, Rail & Road Transporters, Freight
Forwarders, Multimodal Logistic Providers, etc)
Storage & Packaging Companies (Tanks, Pallets, Warehouses, Inspection Companies,
Tank Cleaning Companies, Engineering & Construction Companies, etc)
Authorities (Ministries, Ports, Free Zones, Terminal Operators, etc.)


Additional Information

Register now and get the early bird discount Just AED 3,890 (GPCA member) / AED 4,660 (Non-GPCA Member) Workshop linked to Land Transportation in the GCC Region (LIMITED SEATS) for only AED 920(GPCA Member)/AED 1,280(Non-GPCA Member)