ICIS Base Oils & Lubricants Conferences

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Welcome back to in-person events!
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There are a lot of exciting changes to the ICIS Base Oils and Lubricants Portfolio of events.

The 26th ICIS World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference moved to June and outside of central London. Five hundred professionals met over 3 days for networking and knowledge sharing.

The 17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils and Lubricants Conference has moved Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. As the largest oil exporter in the world, KSA offers new opportunities in this exciting region.

Also, the 15th ICIS Asian Base Oils and Lubricants Conference has moved to March and there will be plenty to discuss as the world gets to grip with new trade flows.

With new dates, locations and venues, save the dates for these events in the ICIS base oils and lubricant series.
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17th ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference
10 – 11 October 2022 // The Ritz-Carlton Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Training: 12 - 13 October 2022

For the first time in its seventeen-year history, the ICIS Middle Eastern Base Oils & Lubricants Conference is making the exciting move to Saudi Arabia.
Already with the backing of eight of KSA’s largest base oil companies, you can expect to meet all the key decision-makers from the entire Middle East region. 
Global industry events have created a ripple effect on the middle eastern market. Shift from group I to higher qualities continue to raise questions among industry players about the future’s landscape. Coupled with heightening concerns on sustainability, the level of change needed and their impact remains unknown.

The conference will deliver high-level agenda tackling these concerns and will feature networking opportunities allowing you to connect with your industry peers to understand their challenges. Join this momentous event to get the information you need for success in 2023.

Register here       
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16th ICIS Pan American Base Oils and Lubricants Conference
01 – 02 December 2022 // Hyatt Regency Jersey City, United States
Training: 29 - 30 October 2022

Since the last Pan American conference, supply and demand dynamics continue to challenge the industry, as do supply chain disruptions. There are also many questions being raised about sustainability, electrification and specification updates.
There will therefore be plenty to discuss at this year’s ICIS Pan American Base Oils & Lubricants Conference. Join over 300 base oils and lubricants experts from North and South America as we look back over 2022, and prepare for the year ahead.
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15th ICIS Asian Base Oils and Lubricants Conference
Conference: 15 – 17 March 2023 // Fairmont Hotel, Singapore
Seminar: 15 March 2023 - Training: 14 - 15 March 2023
The ICIS Asian Base Oils and Lubricants Conference this year will be in March, so make sure to add this new date to your calendar.
The ‘re-localisation’ of the Asian market is seeing a shift in supply and demand dynamics, with a growing export trend. The automotive market landscape across the region, and specifically in China, is changing with new partnerships and new companies. But challenges persist with a supply chain crisis, for example. Learn from regional experts about the key changes to the Asian market, and leverage ICIS’ leading base oils market knowledge by attending Asia’s largest gathering of base oils and lubricants professionals.
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27th ICIS World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference
Conference: 03 - 05 May 2023 // Fairmont Windsor Park, Windsor
Training: 2 - 3 May 2023
The pandemic has had a long-term impact on raw material availability, and the industry is seeing a ‘de-globalisation’ of market activities. There are supply chain hurdles, regardless of how you are transporting goods, and the commercial impact of shipment disruptions must be factored into overall strategies. Plus, incorporating sustainability into everything you do provides a layer of complexity.
The business of base oils and lubricants is challenging, but the community is stronger together.
The ICIS World Base Oils and Lubricants Conference has been the meeting place for the industry for over 25 years. 2023 will continue to provide you with the largest gathering of the base oils and lubricants community.
Attendees can expect unparalleled networking opportunities with people from across the value chain. Like this year the networking lounge will be a constant stream of industry faces, giving you time to make connections that you cannot get anywhere else.
With over 150 years of market reporting, ICIS is a trusted source for industry insight and information. Supporting the topics of supply and demand, logistics, and sustainability, attendees can expect thought-leading content from ICIS and industry experts, a senior-level audience, and a world-class experience.