2020 Spring Meeting and 16th Global Congress on Process Safety

March 29 - April 2, 2020
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The AIChE Spring Meeting is the year’s key technical conference for practicing chemical engineers. A wide range of subjects relevant to the current needs of industry is covered. Plus, the Global Congress on Process Safety covers the critical needs of process safety practitioners more broadly and deeply than any other conference. 

The Call for Abstracts is now open through November 22. 


The Call for Abstracts is Now Open through November 22

Submit Your Abstract

Deadline: Friday, November 22, 2019

Acceptance notices will be sent out late December.

Featured Topical Conferences

  • Topical B: Leadership Development – Professional Skills to Catalyze your Career
  • Topical C: Process Intensification
  • Industry 4.0 and the 6th Big Data Analytics Topical Conference
  • Topical 4: The 32nd Ethylene Producers
  • Topical 5: Emerging Technologies in Clean Energy
  • Topical 6: 20th Topical Conference on Gas Utilization
  • Topical 7: 23rd Topical Conference on Refinery Processing
  • Topical 8: Distillation Symposium
  • Topical 9: 8th International Conference on Upstream Engineering and Flow Assurance
  • Meet the Industry Candidates Poster Session
  • Topical 11: Heat Exchangers
  • Topical 12: Hydrogen Safety
  • Topical 13: Waste Plastics

Division & Forum Programs

  • Chemical Engineering & the Law
  • Computing and Systems Technology
  • Cybersecurity
  • Environmental Issues
  • Flow Assurance
  • Fuels & Petrochemicals
  • Management
  • Manufacturing
  • Process Development
  • Separations
  • Smart Manufacturing


2020 AGILE Award Keynote Address

AGILE Award winner Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel, Chief Executive Officer, LyondellBasell, will deliver the 2020 Spring & 16th GCPS Keynote Address.

Featured Speakers

Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel

Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel is chief executive officer of LyondellBasell, one of the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies in the world. Mr. Patel assumed this position in January 2015 after having served as executive vice president, Olefins and Polyolefins – Europe, Asia and International and previously senior vice president, Olefins and Polyolefins – Americas.

As CEO, Mr. Patel has focused on leading the next phase of the company’s long-term growth strategy, including the 2018 acquisition of A. Schulman, Inc., which made...Read more