StocExpo Europe 2018 open registration

20-22nd March 2018. As the largest international event for the tank terminal industry, StocExpo Europe offers a highly anticipated three-day exhibition and conference hosted within the world’s largest oil and gas trading hub. StocExpo Europe will provide the latest insight and new solutions that are taking place in industry. With over 200 of the world’s leading manufacturers and suppliers attending the event, there will be many opportunities to see the latest, cost effective equipment and innovative technologies during the course of the three days. The three-day event, which is open to all oil and gas professionals within the downstream sector, will provide plenty of business opportunities including networking and knowledge sharing prospects. In addition, the event will provide an invaluable opportunity to meet and connect with industry experts, peers and leading companies within the sector with the official networking drinks being held on Tuesday 20th March starting from 5pm. The exhibition and conference will bring together top terminals, traders, oil majors, analysts and experts from around the world. Speakers at the event include leading companies such as KPMG, VTTI, Odfjell, Shell, Votob, JP Morgan and Oiltanking. The event will also provide in-depth roundtable sessions and panel debates enabling knowledge sharing sessions with multiple speakers and industry professionals including: • Robert Hardy, Managing Director, J.P Morgan Asset Management Infrastructure • Jane Ren, CEO, Atomition & Vopak • Sally Martin, Vice President of HSSE for Downstream Operations, Shell • Sandra De Bont, Executive Director, Votob (Dutch Tank Storage Association) • Cyril Widdershoven, Senior Advisor, Geopolitics, Verocy • Onur Capan, Commercial Analytics Manager, VTTI • Radu Mateescu, Project Manager Group Logistics, MOL Group Following on from last year, the StocExpo Europe conference is once again CPD certified and delegates will be awarded CPD points for the sessions that they attend. The conference will identify solutions with new ways of increasing productivity, minimising costs and keeping up with the latest trends in industry. Key topics include investment opportunities, digitisation and the internet of things, process safety fundamentals, terminal updates impacting trade flows & storage markets in Europe. The MOL Group will talk about harmonising logistics and business processes and the important issue of cyber security will be addressed with regard to the protection the terminals from cyber-attacks. New for this year, StocExpo Europe offers the Engineers of the Future programme where new engineering graduates will have the opportunity to gain transferable skills with technical training, have the chance to network with potential employers and liaise with specialist industry recruiters. Students will be able to participate in a workshop session gaining insight into the tank storage sector with a dedicated “Engineers of the Future” programme taking place on the 22nd March 2018 between 10am and 4pm. Supported by the Federation of European Tank Storage Associations (FETSA), BATO, Port of Tarragona and EPORT, StocExpo attracts visitors from 300+ terminals across Europe. With over 3000+ visitors from 61 countries worldwide and 200 global suppliers set to attend, it is an event not to be missed! Nick Powell, StocExpo & Tank Storage Portfolio Divisional Director comments:

“StocExpo Europe is the largest event of its kind, and also perfectly placed in the ARA region, the world’s largest oil trading hub. In the last few years, we have seen a 25 per cent increase in the region’s storage capacity, reinforcing the strategic importance to the international market. The expanded floorplan at the show will also accommodate for new features such as the Engineers of the Future programme and Sustainability & Innovation zones which offer visitors a firsthand look at some of the industry’s most sought after products.”