• We are proud to announce LTG Nugroho Widyotomo, Secretariat General of National Resilience Council Indonesia will be speaking
  • Check out the new speaker interview with Steve Matza
  • We have more refiners confirmed than ever! Check out the attendee list and see who's confirmed from Petronas, Pertamina, Rosneft, BSR PetroVietnam and more
  • Didier Casimiro, VP for Refining, Petrochemicals, Commerce and Logistics, Rosneft is confirmed to speak at ARTC
  • ARTC 2017 is co-hosted by National Resilience Council Indonesia (Dewan Ketahanan Nasional), Indonesia Defence University and Institute of Sciences Indonesia (LIPI)
  • Read our exclusive interview with Marcelo Kascheres, Refinery Business Development Manager- Asia, Alfa Laval
  • More than 21 Refiners represented at ARTC 2017 in Jakarta: Book now and meet Pertamina, Petronas, Sinopec, SRC, PTT Global Chemical and many more
  • Professor Purnomo Yusgiantoro, Indonesia’s Former Minister for Energy and Former OPEC Secretary General confirmed to give an opening keynote address

Abstract Guidelines

Submitted abstracts received by the 1st December will be collated and sent to our advisory board for review and grading.

All Abstracts should be submitted using the Abstract Submission Form and send completed before the deadline to Nick Lanigan on

Abstracts will be graded based on evidence of:


  • Novelty/vision
  • Originality
  • Exclusivity to ARTC
  • Potential for impact in the industry


  • Evidence of operating experience
  • Regional relevance, practicality and operability
  • Soundness
  • Strength of validation
  • Quality of presentation
  • Industrial case studies with valuable lessons learned
  • Clear take-aways and realised benefits
  • Imminence of interest

Additional recognition will be given to co-presented client case studies.

    • Abstracts should be 200-500 words, written in English and submitted in Microsoft Word template provided, which can be downloaded from here.
    • Prior to submission any relevant approvals and clearance must be in place. Any issues concerning approval or clearance should be outlined when the abstract is submitted.
    • If the abstract has been presented previously, details of when and where need to be provided.
    • If at the time of the abstract submission the speaker is known please include details and a short biography.
    • The relevant call for paper topic area should be noted in the submission. Check the Abstract Topics here.
  • If accepted:
    • You will be notified by the end of November
    • Final confirmation is subject to a registration/speaker fee
    • A draft version of the presentation will be required 8 weeks prior to the event for review by the advisory board who will be checking the content for relevance and commercial content. Please note sales pitches are not allowed.
    • Final presentations should be prepared in line with our presentation guidelines which will be distributed upon notification of acceptance

If you have any questions please get in touch with Nick on

Abstract Submission Form          Abstract Topics

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