Wednesday 19th June 2019

08:00 - 09:15 Women in LPG Global Network Breakfast Meeting
09:30 - 11:00 Matrix Meeting
GOAL B: Market Development
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Matrix Meeting
GOAL A: Communications & Stakeholder Management
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30 Matrix Meeting
GOAL C: Standards, Business & Safety Practices
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Matrix Meeting
GOAL D: Innovation, Technology & Knowledge Transfer
The Matrix Day, sessions are internal meetings where WLPGA members analyse and comment on the status of key projects. These four different work areas encompass the main focus on WLPGA’s activities over a specific period.

Thursday 20th June 2019

08:00 - 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 - 10:30 Welcome, Opening Remarks and Keynote
James Rockall
WLPGA CEO & Managing Director
Pedro Jorge
WLPGA President
Gökhan Tezel
TOBB LPG Council President
WLPGA Board Member
Selim Şiper
PETDER Chairman
Eyüp Aratay
Turkish LPG Association Chairman
Mustafa Yılmaz
Energy Market Regulatory Authority(EMRA) President
10:30 - 11:00 Keynote and Interview
Keynote: Fatih Dönmez
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources of Turkey
Interviewer: Sertaç Komsuoğlu
President of Energy Publishing Group
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00 Round table discussion: Global LPG Trends
This round table discussion held in the free flowing ‘Davos’ format will look at the profound changes taking place in global energy and LPG markets and what the impacts will be on in Turkey and around the world. The panel will feature senior representatives from around the world to give a global perspective on the opportunities and challenges these changes will create.
Scene Setting Presentation:
Overview of Global LPG Markets: Walt Hart, VP, NGL Research & Consulting, IHS Markit, USA
Roger Perreault
Executive VP Global LPG, UGI Corporation, USA
Trabajara Bertelli
CEO, Ultragaz, Brazil
Molly Morris
VP Marketing and Supply MMP MT Products and Liquids, Equinor, Norway
Sebastian Peine
Head of LPG, Vitol Group, UK
Henry Cubbon
Managing Director, DCC LPG, UK
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:30 Main Hall: LPG Markets in Turkey: Current Situation and Expectations (Autogas & Domestic)
The Turkish LPG Market went through extraordinary changes recently on its way to becoming one of the largest markets in the world. This session will look at the lessons learned and future expectations of the Turkish market. How has regulatory legislation affected the market, how companies adapted to new market conditions and how customer needs are changing?
Muhammed Demir
EMRA LPG Division Head
Eyüp Aratay
TLPGD President, CEO, Ipragaz
Gökhan Tezel
TOBB LPG Council President, CEO, Aygaz
Selim Şiper
PETDER President, CEO, Petrol Ofisi
Mimoza Hall: Sustainability and Innovation in LPG Industry
This session will look at relevant technical and technological innovations from around the world and how these will create market sustainable opportunities in the Turkish region. What changes are afoot and how this will benefit the industry in the long term?
Levent Kurnaz
President, Bogazici University Climate Change and Policy Implementation and Research Center, Turkey
Maritime Applications - Martin Ackermann
CEO, BW LPG, Singapore
Internet of Things (IOT) - André Pimentel
Head of Sales & Marketing, ISA, Portugal
Bio LPG - Luca Vailati
Product Development Manager, SHV Energy, Netherlands
HSE - Can Toydemir
Operations Director, Ipragaz, Turkey
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:30 Main Hall: Global Autogas Developments
Autogas has grown strongly in the last decade to become the third most widely used automotive fuel, after Petrol and Diesel. What are the opportunities for Autogas to grow around the world? What can the industry do to increase Autogas adoption?
Filipa Rio
Sustainable Mobility Director, WLPGA
Jose Luis Blanco
Director General, Autogas Cluster, Spain
Marco Seimandi
Head of Marketing, BRC, Italy
Andrzej Olechowski
Managing Director, POGP, Poland
Trevor Morgan
Managing Director, Menecon Consulting, UK
Rıdvan Uçar
Assistant General Manager, Marketing and Innovation, Aygaz, Turkey
Mimoza Hall: Regional LPG Markets
Where are the big market opportunities in the Turkish region and how will these opportunities be influenced by both government policies as well as private sector investment?
Moderator / Scene setting presentation:
David Appleton
Lead Analyst, Argus Media, UK
Nader Al Fardan
General Manager, Emirates Gas, UAE
Khaldoun Dib
CEO, Unigaz International, Lebanon
Damir Khalmetov
LPG Expert, Thomson Reuters, Russia
18:30 - 22:30 Cocktail Party and Gala Dinner at Rahmi M. Koç Museum

Friday 21st June 2019

08:30 - 10:00 WLPGA Board of Directors Assembly
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 13:30 WLPGA Industry Council
13:30 - 14:30 WLPGA IC & Board of Directors Lunch