Thank you to our Current 2018 Gulf Coast Industry Forum Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor


Day One – Wednesday, September 19th
Doors Open at 8:00am

Dave Morgan, Senior Vice President, Polymers & Specialties 
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP

Rich Wells, US Gulf Coast VP Operations, Dow

Congressional Panel – Moderated by Chris Hext, Lubrizol
Gene Green, U.S Congressman, TX 29th District
Randy Weber, U.S. Congressman, TX 14th District
Brian Babin, U.S. Congressman, TX 36th District

Janiece Longoria, Chairman, Port Houston
Port Houston Update

Jerry MacCleary, Chairman and CEO, Covestro LLC.

Platinum Sponsors

Refining Panel Moderated by Dennis Winkler, President, Winkler Public Relations
Cathy Culpepper, INEOS VP Manufacturing North America
Kim Foley, Site Manager Channelview, LyondellBasell
Derrick Morgan, Senior Vice President, AFPM

Mayor Sylvester Turner, City of Houston
Creating Pathways to Careers

Jim Bowen, CEO, First Trust

Turner Industries Networking Reception

Gold Sponsors

Day Two – Thursday, September 20th
Doors Open at 8:00am

Freight Transportation Panel – Moderated by Glenn Royal, Chairman, Economic Alliance Houston Port Region
Quincy Allen, District Engineer, TxDOT
Roger Guenther, Executive Director, Port Houston
Brian Fielkow, President, Jetco Delivery
Jack Morman, Commissioner, Harris County Pct. 2

Steve Byrne, Ph.D., CFA,US Chemicals Equity Research, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith, Inc.
Wall Street’s Global Chemicals Outlook

Workforce Development Panel – Moderated by Jim Griffin, San Jacinto College
James Rhame, Vice President, Polymers, Flint Hills Resources
Steve Skarke, Executive Vice President, Kaneka
Jeff Garry, Operations Director, Dow Chemical Company

Silver Sponsors

Ryan Sitton, Commissioner, Railroad Commission of Texas

Industry Regulatory Overview– Moderated by Hector Rivero, President, Texas Chemical Council
Larry Taylor, Texas Senator, TX 11th District
Bryan Zumwalt, VP Federal Affairs, American Chemistry Council
Kathleen Hartnett-White, Senior Fellow & Director, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Petrochemical Panel – Moderated by Dennis Winkler, President, Winkler Public Relations
William J. Hammarstrom, Air Products, VP, HyCO Americas
John Mabry, Operations Manager-Corpus Christi, ExxonMobil

Dan Patrick, Lieutenant Governor of Texas

BGE Networking Reception

Bronze Sponsors