Transformative organisations that can pivot quickly as business demands.
1. Market disruptors
The traditional landscape of downstream industry is at the turning point with the latest technology advances. Advancement in technology, IIOT, and increasing role of renewables and recycled feedstock are the new disruptors which will create new opportunities in the downstream industry. This topic will bring examples of existing or upcoming disruptors in the downstream business such as new products and new technologies.
2. Policy & regulatory disruptors
Sustainability and decarbonisation led regulations have major impact on downstream performance. This topic will present the critical global and regional regulations that have shaped the downstream industry and will look at the policies, mandates and incentives needed as future disruptors to advance the sustainability agenda.
3. Energy transition
Fundamental changes in the energy mix and consumption patterns effecting demand. This topic looks at some of these trends including:
- Clean hydrogen (blue & green)
- Electrical vehicles
- Shared mobility
- Autonomous transportation
- Development in battery technologies