Industry-leading Speakers Announced at Europe’s Leading Lubricant Exhibition and Conference

Europe’s leading event for the lubricant industry, Lubricant Expo, has released details of its conference programme for 2022 featuring exclusive insight and leading global speakers.


The three-track conference, taking place on the 6th - 8th September 2022 at Essen, Germany, is free-to-attend and will connect lubricant solution providers with the full range of end-user buyers, as well as the entire chemical and equipment supply chain. The conference has attracted leading experts from global brands to share exclusive knowledge and insight.


Conference attendees can expect to hear both strategic and technical sessions focused on the innovations taking place in the lubricant industry, technologies requiring new, high performing lubricants, the global diverse market and how sustainability and cost remain the two key considerations. There will also be discussions on the current challenges the industry is facing such as the global supply chain issue


On day one (Tuesday 6th September) the conference will open with its first keynote session, ‘What is the Global Picture for Lubricants and How are Sustainability Targets Impacting the Sector and its End Users?’. Dr David Whitby, CEO, Pathmaster Marketing Ltd will chair the session and Pranav Bhanage, CEO, PETRONAS Lubricants ( India) Pvt Ltd, Maurizio Abbondanza, Sustainability Director, Infineum, Annie Jarquin, Director of Global Business Development, Kline Industries and Andréas Osbar, Vice President of Transformation Lubricants, Castrol will provide a platform for industry leaders to discuss the challenges the lubricant industry is facing and discuss the opportunities for agile stakeholders to harness this new normal for lubricants.


The next keynote session focuses on ‘Managing the Rapidly Changing Landscape in the Lubricant Value Chain’. Steve Holland, Former CEO, Brenntag will chair the session and Apu Gosalia, Sustainability Expert, Fokus Zukunft and Dr David Whitby, CEO, Pathmaster Marketing Ltd are teaming up in a lively session to explore what possible trends we can expect to see from the global markets in the coming months and years and how they might impact the lubricant industry, its end users and their combined push for a more sustainable future.


This free-to-attend event is a unique opportunity for customers, industry-leaders, pioneers and peers to share insights, innovation and lively debate about how to support end-users of lubricants in the most eco-friendly and economical manner. Attendees will come away from this event understanding the most pressing challenges and promising solutions for the whole supply chain; and will be able share their own insight with peers on how the industry can look to stimulate growth and development - profiting the sector, its customers, and the planet.


Paul Hooker, Event Director says “Lubricant Expo will feature a dedicated program of presentations and panel discussions, equipping attendees with the knowledge and supply-chain opportunities needed to achieve sustainability goals, reduce carbon, improve efficiency, and meet end-user requirements. This event is uniquely positioned to drive the conversation on what the industry could look like as we move through this decade. The exhibition and top-flight conference will connect the brightest R&D minds with the commercial voices needed to amplify and cement growth. From across the end user and manufacturing spectrum, leading speakers will address how to turn world-class R&D expertise into commercial opportunity and output.”

Lubricant Expo is co-located with the hugely anticipated The Bearing Show, Europe’s first dedicated free-to-attend, in person exhibition and conference – connecting bearing technology providers with the full range of end-user buyers, as well as the entire technology, equipment and materials supply chains.


For the full conference programme, exhibition enquiries and to stay up to date on all the latest news about Lubricant Expo please visit https://lubricantexpo.com/ and https://bearing-show.eu/

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