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ICIS and Neil Burns are delighted to announce the return of the 10th ICIS World Surfactants conference to Jersey City on 13-15 May 2020.

This well established event is a premium platform on which to engage with the whole surfactants supply chain, and the trends and challenges driving its development. A regular date in the diaries of the industry, it attracts hundreds of attendees from across the world to network, learn, debate and do business. The 2020 event will be no different in that respect, but it will offer new perspectives, formats and opportunities, which have been carefully designed to improve the delegate experience.

Don’t miss your chance to be in the room where the most significant conversations about the surfactants industry are taking place. Join the list of delegates who have attended from more than 350 companies from 36 countries since its inception. Book your place today!

2019 photo gallery Who attended in 2019?
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Surfactants Business Series | Interview with Neil A Burns | (Part 2/4) 

Join the ‘Surfactants Business Update’ LinkedIn group of our Partner, Neil A Burns LLC for alerts about the remaining parts


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Conference and seminar speakers represent the full surfactants supply chain. They are experts on their topics and deliver industry insight and up-to-date knowledge on the most challenging issues and important trends in the market. Check back regularly for updates as new speakers are confirmed.

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Innovation and Sustainability Seminar agenda

13 May 2020

Still driven by the most forward thinking and game changing innovations in the industry, this year’s seminar is focused on sustainability issues and the solutions to one of the biggest challenges the industry faces today.

seminar Agenda

Conference agenda

14-15 May 2020

With a firm focus on the hottest topics and biggest challenges faced by the surfactants supply chain, this special 10th anniversary agenda introduces new formats and opportunities including a breakfast briefing, round table discussions and a networking dinner.

conference Agenda
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Take this opportunity to foster existing relationships whilst developing new commercial connections through bespoke promotional packages.

Sponsorship Opportunities
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Surfactants Business Essentials Training Course

In addition to the conference, we also offer the opportunity to take part in our Surfactants Business Essentials training course. This one-day course offers a non-technical view of the surfactants industry, giving you a sound understanding of value chains, costs and prices, and where opportunities and challenges lie, to help you make smart decisions in this sector.


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