calendarOctober 23-24, 2024 | Indianapolis, USA


CIEX is designed for C-level R&D, Innovation, and Sustainability experts from the consumer, industrial, and specialty chemical sectors. Now in its 10th edition, CIEX is focused on creating value by bringing together the right people, fostering synergies, and actively facilitating connections among potential partners.

This year, it's time to ignite your imagination and go into the vibrant nexus of Green Chemistry, IoT, Data Analytics, AI, and Advanced Manufacturing. These aren't just buzzwords—they're the beacons leading us toward unprecedented innovation in the chemical industry. Get ready for a journey where cutting-edge technology meets sustainable solutions, all at the heart of our dynamic event.

Hear from and discuss with industry leaders, international experts and innovative thinkers from around the globe. Keynote presentations, panel discussions, round tables as well as one2one meetings give you every opportunity to connect with the chemical leaders of today and tomorrow.
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Hear the latest trends, innovations and developments from international experts at CIEX.


Network with CXOs and senior innovation experts at CIEX.


Find new business partners and discover the latest tools and technologies to power your business at CIEX.

Past Speakers

Meet our expert speakers from past CIEX EU! Gain insights and knowledge from industry leaders.
Dr. Martin Vollmer
Chief Research & Development Officer
BMI Group
In 2022, Martin Vollmer joined BMI Group - a leading roofing & waterproofing company in the construction industry - as Chief Research & Development Officer and Member of the Executive Leadership Team. He is based in Heusenstamm, near Frankfurt/Germany. Prior to this, Martin worked almost 25 years in the Chemical Industry, first at Bayer AG and Bayer MaterialsScience in Germany, followed by more than 13 years as the Chief Technology Officer of Clariant based in Switzerland.
Walmir Soller
Walmir Soller
Braskem Europe
Walmir Soller is CEO of Braskem Netherlands BV, International Holding and Trading for Braskem SA, and VP Olefins/Polyolefins Europe and Asia, having under his responsibility the international trading of Feedstock, Chemicals and Polymers, Global Chartering, production sites in Germany (Polypropylene) and Netherlands (Recycling) and the Green Polyethylene Global business.
Matt Klein
Sharon Todd
Sharon is an experienced senior executive with over 35 years in the science-based industry. She has wide ranging experience including managing global businesses, board positions with international corporations, strategy, M&A and assisting small companies and start-ups to grow. She has had a number of business and operational roles with companies such as Albright & Wilson plc. and ICI plc, where she was Head of Strategy for the Acrylics Division, before moving to Innospec Inc. where she was Executive Vice President with combined responsibility as Head of Corporate Development and Managing Director of the Performance Chemicals Division.
David Hatrick
David Hatrick
VP of Strategic Marketing & Innovation
Dr David Hatrick is Vice President of Strategic Marketing and Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, located in Huntsman’s headquarters in The Woodlands, Texas. David leads the strategic planning and R&D activities for the division, from development of market insights, strategy development through to creation of new technology platforms and new product development.

What our Attendees say!

"Great event for sharing new models of innovation"
Global Innovation Director
"Very experienced presenters and participants. Interesting tasks, excellent networking"
Senior Vice President
"I would recommend the event. The balance of talks, panels and discussions was really good. Very open and honest discussions"
R&D Leader
"Great networking in an exclusive environment"
Managing Director


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