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2024 UEIL Annual Congress

We are pleased to announce the upcoming 2024 UEIL Annual Congress taking place from 16-18 October in the city of Porto, Portugal.

Join us at the Crowne Plaza as we bring together industry leaders, experts, and innovators for a dynamic and insightful congress. The event promises a platform for networking, knowledge-sharing, and collaboration in a business-focused environment.

We will announce in the coming period further details about how to secure your ticket, accommodation arrangements as well as updates on the theme, agenda and speakers.

Mark your calendars and stay tuned for more details! 

If you have any questions, please reach out to the UEIL Congress team (info@ueilcongress.org).

We look forward to seeing you in the heart of Porto!

Programme

Pre-conference Seminar

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Location & Accommodation

The Congress will be held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel. For more information, you may find a link to the hotel here.

The hotel is easily accessible from Porto Airport by taxi and direct metro.

We recommend booking your accommodation at the Congress hotel using the dedicated UEIL form to reserve your booking below.

Gala Dinner

The Gala Dinner is the social highlight of the Congress and is a fantastic opportunity to mingle with other delegates and enjoy fine local cuisine and entertainment. This year’s Gala Dinner will take place at the stunning Palácio da Bolsa.

Gala Dinner tickets are included in the price of a Congress ticket and can also be purchased separately for additional guests.

Speakers

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Sponsorship

For sponsorship opportunities, please consult the 2024 UEIL Sponsorship Brochure below.

We are delighted to introduce you to the sponsors of the 2024 UEIL Congress – a huge thanks to them for their support!

Silver Sponsors

ABN Resource are global recruitment consultants to the lubricant, additive and base oil industry. Specialising in retained search for hard-to-find talent in Executive, Sales, Operations, and Technical positions. Our vision is to provide growth through happy, high performing people that make a safer & more sustainable world.

ABN Resource will be kindly sponsoring a coffee break and workshop on Friday, 18 October.

IMCD is a global leader in the formulation, sales and distribution of speciality chemicals and ingredients.  IMCD Lubricants & Energy brings together our expertise across the lubricants and fuels sectors. Our dedicated technical experts offer base oils, additive components and packages for automotive and industrial oils and greases. Together with our supply partners, we accelerate progress by finding solutions to your formulation or processing needs.

IMCD will be kindly sponsoring a coffee break on Thursday, 17 October.

The Zeller+Gmelin Group is represented internationally in 16 countries. Together with our subsidiaries and many partners, we deliver our high-quality products to more than 80 countries. Whether it is high-quality industrial lubricants, Divinol lubricants and release agents or chemical products, Zeller+Gmelin is the competent partner for the highest demands.

For years, we have been successfully working to reduce our ecological footprint and, since January 2020, have been the first chemical company in Baden-Württemberg to be allowed to call itself a “climate-neutral site”. Our research and development departments are continuously working on innovative solutions that relieve the burden on the environment and improve customers’ processes.

Zeller+Gmelin will be kindly sponsoring a coffee break on Thursday, 17 October.

Many years of experience, specialist know-how and intensive research & development make Oest one of the most important manufacturers of high-quality lubricants. With numerous patents and more than 700 formulations, the product range includes a broad assortment of lubricant solutions for the automotive, industrial and metalworking sectors

Oest will be kindly sponsoring a coffee break on Thursday, 17 October.

Lube Magazine is THE European lubricants industry magazine and the official journal of UEIL, the European Lubricants association. Distributed to over one hundred countries around the globe, it provides a European perspective on the global lubricants industry.  Lube magazine is a bi-monthly publication available both in print and digital which can be read online and is published on behalf of UEIL by UKLA.

Lube Magazine will be kindly sponsoring the Cocktail Reception on Wednesday, 16 October.

ICIS is the global source of Independent Commodity Intelligence Services – connecting data, markets and customers to create a comprehensive trusted view of global commodities markets, enabling smarter business decisions that help optimise the world’s resources. For decades, our prices have been the backbone of thousands of transactions around the world. At ICIS, we help businesses make strategic decisions, mitigate risk, improve productivity and capitalise on new opportunities. We make some of the world’s most important markets more trusted and predictable by providing data services, thought leadership and decision tools. As a result of our global presence, we deliver targeted connected intelligence to influence thousands of decisions across supply chains every single day.

ICIS will be kindly sponsoring the pre conference seminar on Wednesday, 16 October.

Chevron Base Oils provides a global slate of premium Group II base oils. Our technically substitutable base oils produced at multiple plants are made available from a network of regional supply hubs centrally located near the world’s largest lubricant markets. Our base oils are suitable for more than 90% of the worlds formulating needs for automotive and industrial lubricants. We work closely with lubricant manufactures, additive companies, original equipment manufactures and industry groups such as API, SAE, ILSAC and ACEA to advance industry standards that protect engine performance while enabling environmental compliance for new engine designs.

Chevron will be kindly sponsoring lanyards.

BRB is a globally operating independent manufacturer of future-oriented lube oil additives, silicones and other specialty chemicals. Our innovation strategy focuses on anticipating the needs and wishes of the customers and industries we serve – and developing cutting-edge technologies to meet them. We consistently build solid, long-term relationships with our partners and customers. As a subsidiary of the PETRONAS Chemicals Group Berhad, BRB now has even greater global presence and innovation resources.

BRB will be kindly sponsoring congress delegate bag inserts.

Media Partners

For more than 25 years, F&L Asia Ltd. has remained the preferred media choice for industry giants. Unparalleled thought leadership, stringent content quality standards and uncompromising journalism—gathering facts directly from the frontline, including from its permanent bases at the heart of the strategic Asian region are some of F&L Asia’s core strengths and the reason why it retains an unchallenged “first with the latest” position.

Lube Magazine is THE European lubricants industry magazine and the official journal of UEIL, the European Lubricants association. Distributed to over one hundred countries around the globe, it provides a European perspective on the global lubricants industry.  Lube magazine is a bi-monthly publication available both in print and digital which can be read online and is published on behalf of UEIL by UKLA.

Since 2016, Lubricant World has been one of the major sources of industry news that brings together the entire lubricant sector on the same platform. Focusing on the latest developments of the industry, it appeals to more than 10,000 sector representatives in over 40 countries. Gathering together all segments of the lubricant industry with its bimonthly magazine, news portal and social media presence, Lubricant World stands out as the reference source for both lubricant producers and consumers.

Lubes’n’Greases is LNG Publishing’s flagship, award-winning, independent monthly magazine for and about the global lubricants industry. On the first of every month, print and digital editions deliver hard news, features and informed opinions covering automotive and industrial lubricants, metalworking fluids, greases, base stocks, additives, packaging, biodegradable and synthetic products, companies, people, issues and trends affecting the industry.

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