6th Chemical Industry Meeting

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Program

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

09:00 - 09:30Welcome and Registration
09:30 - 09:40Welcome
• Prof. Juan Roure, Academic Director of the Meeting, IESE Business School
• Anton Valero, President, Feique
09:40 - 10:00Opening Session
10:00 - 10:50ROUNDTABLE 1 – THE INDUSTRY IN 2020
Moderator: Anton Valero, President, Feique

The aim of this roundtable discussion is to present the future of the main industrial sectors by analyzing the long-term growth perspectives and major technological and consumer-behavior changes anticipated for each one.

Technology
• Pascual Dedios, CEO Digital Factory and Process Automation, Siemens for Spain and Portugal and President, Siemens Industry Software Spain (SISW)

Metal Industry
• Javier Targhetta, President, Atlantic Copper y Senior Vice President Freeport-McMoRan

Food
• Pedro Astals, President, FIAB (Federación de Empresas de Alimentación y Bebidas)

Construction and Building
• Juan Lazcano, President, CNC (Confederación Nacional de la Construcción) 

Automotive Industry
• José Luis López-Schümmer, Chairman, ANFAC and CEO, Mercedes-Benz Spain
10:50 - 11:20Debate
11:20 - 11:50Coffee Break
11:50 - 12:40ROUNDTABLE 2 - STIMULATING INDUSTRIAL INVESTMENT

Moderator: Prof. Juan Roure, IESE Business School

This roundtable will analyze companies' decision-making processes on investment, including how they obtain financing and the role of clusters in attracting productive investments.

Obtaining financing
• Ignacio García-Nieto, CEO, Grupo Financiero Riva y García

Decision-making processes of SMEs
• Inés Juste, President, Grupo Juste
• Joan Roget, CEO, Panreac

Decision-making processes of multinationals
• Erwin Rauhe, CEO, BASF Europe South

The role of clusters in attracting investment
• Jesús Loma-Ossorio, President, Chemmed–Clúster del Mediterráneo and General Manager, Bayer MaterialScience S.L.

12:40 - 13:10Debate
13:10 - 14:00ROUNDTABLE 3 – ENERGY: KEY FACTOR FOR THE INDUSTRY

Moderator: Prof. Juan Luis López Cardenete, IESE Business School

Energy is now the main differentiating factor for competing in the industry. The aim of the roundtable will be to take the perspective of producers, operators and consumers to determine the ideal energy policy to guarantee coherent, competitive prices under safe, sustainable supply conditions.

Electricity and Gas
• Eduardo Gil, CEO, Praxair
• Javier Goñi, President and CEO, Fertiberia, S.A.
• Pedro J. Mejia, Chairman & CEO, OMIE
• Eduardo Montes, President, UNESA
• Antonio Peris, President, Sedigas

14:00 - 14:30Debate
14:30 - 15:00CLOSING AND END OF SESSION
15:00COCKTAIL RECEPTION

Contact 

M.Helena Andreu
IESE Industry Meetings

Date and Venue

June 9, 2015

IESE Barcelona
North Campus
C/Arnús i Garí, 3-7
08034 Barcelona
Spain

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