“Chemicals & the Economy Year End Updates – Impact and Outlook for Executives and Scientists.” A short presentation followed by Q&A with speaker Paul Hodges, Chairman of International eChem, and author of the well-regarded ICIS ‘Chemicals and the Economy’ blog. This event will be moderated by William Carroll, with Occidental Chemical Corporation.
Learn how understanding the economy and chemical industry trends can help you better plan for your career and business! Review of 2010 and forces driving the industry for 2011. Productivity, Profitability, Globalization, Employment – All aspects uncovered with Paul Hodges, of International eChem, and William Carroll, of Occidental Chemical Corp.
Date: Thursday, December 16, 2010
Time: 2:00-3:00 pm ET
What You Will Learn
- Recap of the 2010 economic trends – what to expect from the chemical industry in 2011
- The new austerity – what happens now that government stimulus is ending
- The likelihood of the economy entering full recovery mode or facing a ‘double-dip’ downturn
- Employment outlook for the economy and chemical industry in 2011
- And much more…
Meet Your Expert
Paul Hodges is Chairman of International eChem (IeC). Founded in 2001, IeC has built a reputation as trusted commercial advisers to the global chemical industry and its investment community. He is also serving as non-executive Chairman of a fast-growing technology spin-out from Heriot Watt University, Scotland. In addition, Paul writes the well-regarded ICIS ‘Chemicals and the Economy’ blog. Previously, Paul was an Executive Director of a $1B global business for Imperial Chemical Industries (ICI), Vice President of European Aromatics and Derivatives for DeWitt, and Vice President of Europe for ChemConnect.
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