SOCMA Week 2019


Wednesday, December 4, 2019

1:00pm-4:00pm Board of Governors Meeting
1:00pm-5:00pm Exhibitor Set-Up
3:00pm Registration Open
5:00pm-6:30pm Grand Opening Reception (All Attendees)


Thursday, December 5, 2019

7:00am Registration Open
7:00am-8:00am Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
8:00am-9:00am President's Address & Business Meeting
9:10am-10:00am Concurrent Sessions: Block 1
  • 1001: Demystifying Toll Agreements (Commercial Track)
  • 1002: The State of Chemical Facility Security Regulations (Policy Track)
  • 1003: Identifying Safe and Cost-Effective Solutions for Process Safety Management (Manufacturing/Ops Track)
  • 1004: Specialty Chemical End Use Markets Perspectives (Industry Trends Track)
10:00am-11:00am Break in Exhibit Hall
11:10am-12:00pm Concurrent Sessions: Block 2
  • 2001: Stakeholder Engagement: Deepening Connections and Building Goodwill (Commercial Track)
  • 2002: PFAS: the Fast-Changing Regulatory and Litigation Landscape (Policy Track)
  • 2003: Accident Investigations: Bring the Predictable to the Unpredictable (Manufacturing/Ops Track)
  • 2004: Emerging Digital Technology Trends in the Chemical Industry (Industry Trends Track)
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm Exhibitor Breakdown
1:10pm-2:00pm Concurrent Sessions: Block 3
  • 3001: Duty Drawbacks: Simplifying the Not so Simple (Commercial Track)
  • 3002: The Latest on Recent Clean Air Act Rule/Guidance Changes (Policy Track)
  • 3003: Five Steps to Plan for a Successful Inspection or Audit (Manufacturing/Ops Track)
  • 3004: Navigating Disruptive Innovations in the Chemical Industry (Industry Trends Track)
2:10pm-3:00pm Concurrent Sessions: Block 4
  • 4001: Risk Mitigation in the Chemical Supply Chain (Commercial Track)
  • 4002: Understanding the Paradigm Shift in the US New Chemicals Program and Importance of Supply Chain Communication (Policy Track)
  • 4003: (Manufacturing/Ops Track)
  • 4004: End Use Market Trends in Performance Materials (Industry Trends Track)
3:00pm-3:30pm Coffee Break    
3:40pm-4:30pm Concurrent Sessions: Block 5
  • 5001: Leveraging the Latest Tax Breaks for Chemical Manufacturers (Commercial Track)
  • 5002: Global Perspectives on International Trade (Policy Track)
  • 5003: Resilience is a Choice (Manufacturing/Ops Track)
  • 5004: Economic Forecast for the Chemical Industry (Industry Trends Track)
6:00pm-8:00pm Networking Dinner and Awards Presentation
-Heavy hors d'oeuvres
-Hosted Bar


Friday, December 6, 2019

8:00am-8:45am Breakfast
9:00am-12:00pm SOCMA Roundtable – Industry Development Track 1
  • ChemSectors Downstream Trends
  • Leadsheet Program Trends and Takeaways
  • Member Capabilities Mapping
  SOCMA Roundtable – Government Relations Track 2
  • Environmental, Health and Safety Committee
  • International Trade Committee
  SOCMA Roundtable – Compliance & Stewardship Track 3
  • Performance Improvement Awards - Best Practices & Takeaways
  • ChemStewards Modernization