Preliminary Event Schedule Now Available
Registrations for F+L Week 2019 are now open. Don’t miss your opportunity to learn from industry-leading speakers, to witness the winners of the prestigious F&L Asia Awards for 2019, and to make critical business relationships to advance your organisation.
The full event schedule for F+L Week 2019 is now available to view. Check out one of our best-ever conference line-ups as we draw nearer to the 25th anniversary of this preeminent annual event.
Conference Theme: "Advanced and Future Technologies - 2020 and Beyond”
The theme of next year’s conference is "Advanced and Future Technologies - 2020 and Beyond.” Our industry is undergoing the greatest transformation in its history. Join us in Singapore as internationally acclaimed speakers and business thought leaders address forthcoming fuel and lubricant technologies and trends - to help prepare you for the next 25 years!
In 2019, as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of our annual event, we continue to build on the solid reputation of F+L Week with nine sessions, 40 industry-leading speakers, two pre-conference workshops, three prestigious industry awards, and an unrivalled networking and business matching platform. Here is a sneak preview of confirmed speakers.
Principal Engineer, Advanced Powertrain & Emissions, Southwest Research Institute
"Fuel-Lube Interactions and Chemistry and LSPI"
Dr. Andreas Pungs
FEV (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
"Future Vehicle and Powertrain Outlook"
Sr. Staff Engineer, Lubricants
John Deere Product Engineering Center
"On-Highway vs Off-Road Engine Applications and Lube Requirements"
Principal Transport Specialist, Asian Development Bank
"E-Mobility Policy and Strategy for ADB Developing Member Countries"
Regional Business Manager, Engine Oils, Lubrizol China
“The Significant Challenges for the China Lubricant Market in the China 6 Era”
Daniel E. Sullivan
Senior Regulatory Affairs Analyst, Houghton International Inc.
"Practical Experience and Issues Associated with Chemical Registration of Formulated Products in Asia-Pacific Countries”
Director of Global Marketing Base Oils & Metalworking, BASF
"Novel Fuel and Lubricant Components for a Sustainable Future”
President Director, BP / AKR Fuels Retail
Dr. Shuji Kimura
Expert Leader, Powertrain and EV Engineering Division, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
"Internal Combustion Engines (ICE) for ZERO emissions"
Senior Manager, Global Industry Services, American Petroleum Institute
“Potential Changes in New Specification Development”
Research Scientist, Dow Chemical
“A New Low Viscosity Base Oil for Fuel Economy Engine Oil”
Technical Service Manager (SEAANZ), Evonik Oil Additives Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd
“Impact of Viscosity Index Improvers (VII) on the Formation of Piston Deposits in Fuel Economy Engine Oils”
Research Director, Vanderbilt Chemicals, LLC
“Approaches for Reducing Corrosion of Engine Lubricants Containing Friction Modifiers”
Project General Manager, Material Engineering Division, Toyota Motor Corp.
"Biofuel in ASEAN - JAMA Stance"
Asia Pacific Regional Product Line Manager for Automotive Engine Oils & Viscosity Index Improvers, Chevron Oronite
“Heavy Duty Engine Lubrication and Challenges with China VI and India BS VI implementation”
Principal Engineer, Fluids Technology, Mahindra Research Valley, Mahindra & Mahindra
“Potential & Challenges in Fuel Economy Improvement of Automotive Vehicles by Lubricants”
Researcher, Patech Fine Chemicals Co., Ltd
"The New Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant (EAL) Base Oils for Marine Application"
Global Technical Manager, Fuel and Lube Additives, SONGWON International Group
“Enhancing the Performance of Lubricants through Synergistic Antioxidant Mixtures and Base Oil Selection”
Vice President of Lubricants Supply Chain, Shell International
"Future Energy Mix”
See Tien Tan
Marine Product Line Specialist, Chevron Oronite
"Marine Lubricant Market Trends – Anticipating Change"
Technical Director Formulations and Regulatory, Novvi LLC
“Ecolabel 2018 and VGP2018 - Changes and Challenges”
Product Manager for Motorcycle & Passenger Car Engine Oils in Asia Pacific, Lubrizol Southeast Asia (Pte) Ltd.
“Balancing Durability and Catalyst Compatibility for Future Motorcycle Engine Oil Applications”
Professor Senior Engineer, Dept. of ICE Lubricants Research, Beijing Research Institute, Sinopec Lubricant Co., Ltd.
“Energy-Saving Lubrication Technology”
Principal Engineer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
“ILSAC GF-6 Status”
Project Manager of Tribology Material Department, Toyota Motor Corp.
“JASO ULV (0W-8) PCMO Specification”
Technical Services Manager Americas, Neste Oil
“Base Stock Logistics as We Move to a Low Viscosity Engine Oil World”
General Manager, ASEAN Technical Center, Yushiro (Thailand) Co., Ltd
"Impact of ASEAN Chemical Regulation for Metalworking Fluids”
Technical Director Formulations and Regulatory, Novvi LLC
"Renewable Group III+ Base Oils for Automotive and Industrial Lubricant Applications"
Commercial Manager, Engine Oils, Asia, Lubrizol Southeast Asia (Pte) Ltd
“An Award-Winning Lubricant Solution to the Siloxane Problem in Landfill Gas Applications”
Product Manager for Data Analytics, OATS Limited
“Data-Supporting Product Line Management”
Business Development Technical Lead, Ingevity
"New Product Development in the Face of a Changing World"
Product Line Manager for Automotive Engine Oils, Chevron Oronite
“Electric Vehicle Outlook and Impact on Lubricants/Additives”
At F+L Week we have a tradition of tapping world experts to share their expertise with our Asian audience. We are pleased to announce two workshops for F+L Week 2019, on pertinent industry issues, from highly respected industry experts Patrick E. Brutto and Dr. Edward Becker.
"Water-Dilutable Metalworking Fluids: Reducing the Risk of Failure"
March 4, 2019
Patrick E. Brutto, M.Sc., CMFS
Faith-Full MWF Consulting
"A Short Course in Automotive Tribology"
March 5, 2019
Dr. Edward Becker
President & Founder, Friction & Wear Solutions, LLC
Who Should Attend?
F+L Week is specifically designed for business leaders, sales and marketing, technical and operations people from companies involved in the fuels, lubricants, base oils and additives industries in Asia-Pacific to help drive more productive business outcomes. Anyone looking to learn the latest trends – from the best in our industry – while also searching for a place to network and form new partnerships, is encouraged to attend. Our attendees always walk away with the latest trends, eye-opening inspiration, actionable items, and new business opportunities with the people who are shaping the future of our industry.