European Base Oils & Lubricants interactive Summit

Florence, Italy

Following the positive reception to last year's new interactive format. We are proud to bring you the enhanced 2018 European Base Oils & Lubricants interactive Summit. We have learned a great deal from the industry over the last 10 years about the direction our event needs to take in order to provide you with an even more valuable insights and networking opportunities.

The 2018 Summit will feature:

  • 250+attendees and 15+ exhibitors
  • Pre-Event Networking Drinks Reception sponsored by Lubrizol
  • The Lubrizol OEM Seminar: OEMs Challenges 2030 and beyond - with so many exciting challenges ahead, why not join Lubrizol for this much-awaited Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) seminar, where key OEMs from both the commercial vehicle and passenger car business areas will provide their insights into these areas, and provide strategies that are in view to address them.
  • Site Visit - ENI Refinery - Livorno
  • Parallel Streams dedicated to Industrial lubricants and Automotive Lubricants allowing delegates to ''lean in'' and have in-depth discussions with like-minded peers
  • Structured networking activities:Meet & Greet, Blackout Bingo, Speed Networking, Carpet bowls, Social lotto and Business card contest
  • Interactive format with on-stage interviews, panel discussions, in-conversation and lunch round tables.The summit will ensure that delegates receive content in a way that is engaging and interactive, that also allows for everyone to be part of the wider conversation

Who Should Attend?

Participating companies include:
  • Lubricant Manufacturers
  • Base Oil Producers
  • Additive Suppliers
  • Technology and Service Providers
  • Trading and Distribution Companies
  • OEMs
  • Packaging and Logistic Companies
  • Consultancies

Participating job titles include:
  • Head of Base Oil Business Development/Sales/Marketing
  • Head of Global EH & S
  • Head of Base Oil/Distilate Trading
  • Head of Base Oil Strategy
  • Head of Base Oil Strategy/R&D
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricants Business Development/Sales/Marketing
  • Head of Lubricant Strategy
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricants Technology/R&D
  • Product Manager for Automotive/Industrial Lubricants
  • Head of Automotive/Industrial Lubricant Additive Technology/R&D
  • Head of Base Oil/Lubricant Trading


  • Sanjaat Jain, Lubes coordinator, Jaguar Land Rover
  • Soenke Moehr, Director Global Sales, Marketing & Communication, Puraglobe
  • Sharbel Luzuriaga, Project Manager, Kline Energy
  • John Leavens, Director Oil Markets Midstream and Downstream, IHS Energy
  • Alireza Askari, Global Key Account Manager, Axel Christiernsson
  • Denis Varaksin, Director, Base Oils and Slack Waxes, DYM
  • Michel Sanchez-Rivas, PAO Customer Technical Service Manager, INEOS
  • Piotr Bielaczyc, Head of Engine Research, BOSMAL Automotive R&D Centre
  • Donald McCarthy, Lubricants Specialist, Volvo Construction
  • Alberto Roselli, Head of R&D, Lubricants & Additives, ENI
  • Andrea Comparini, R&D Quality Manager, Agroils Technologies SpA
  • Andrzej Chodyniecki, Head Of Sales Division, GQOIL Innovation
  • Andrianne Philippou, Editor, Lube Magazine
  • Greg Huss, OEM Global Director, The Lubrizol Corporation
  • Amaya Igartua, Director Of Research, Tekniker
  • Ian Appleton, Director, Kerax Limited
  • Patrick Laemmle, Chairman of the Board, PANOLIN TEC Center


Venue to be confirmed
Florence, Italy
Event details
Organizer : ACI
Venue : Provided after registration, Florence, Italy
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-18781