2013 ChemITC® Annual Conference

November 11 – 14, 2013
Accenture – Houston
1301 Fannin Street, Suite 1900
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 483-9090

NOW AVAILABLE: 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference Brochure

With its focus on trends impacting chemical industry IT professionals, the 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference provides a unique opportunity for ChemITC members to learn from and network with chemical industry peers who are implementing solutions and addressing issues much like their own.

From November 11 – 14, 2013, global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company Accenture will host the chemical industry’s premier gathering of IT professionals at its Houston offices. During the ChemITC Annual Conference, all ChemITC strategic programs and networking groups will host their fall meetings, creating ample opportunities for chemical industry CIOs and their IT experts to network with peers and gain practical insight on important topics including benchmarking the use of IT, infrastructure and business intelligence technologies, IT security and more. From discussions on industry trends, proven practices and new technology solutions to a multitude of peer presentations and networking opportunities, the ChemITC Annual Conference will have something for everyone.

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Strategic Program and Networking Group Meetings

All ChemITC strategic programs and networking groups are hosting their fall meetings during the 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference. As a general rule, active participants as well as current and prospective ChemITC members who are interested in learning more about one of our programs or networking groups are welcome to attend sessions in that agenda track. However, attendance at some sessions is limited. Please refer to the following as you determine how you would like to spend your time at the ChemITC Annual Conference.

Program/Networking Group

Meeting Schedule

Participation Requirements

Business Intelligence Technology Networking Group Nov. 11 – Nov. 12 ChemITC chemical company members with an interest in applications and technologies for gathering, providing access to and analyzing data may attend the Business Intelligence Technology sessions.
IT Security Information Sharing Group Nov. 11 – Nov. 12 Current and prospective ChemITC chemical company members with an interest in IT and industrial automation and control system security are welcome to attend all IT Security Information Sharing sessions.
Survey and Benchmarking Program Nov. 11 – Nov. 12 Current ChemITC chemical company members who participated in the 2012 Annual IT Survey are welcome to attend the Survey and Benchmarking sessions.
Infrastructure Networking Group Nov. 12 – Nov. 13 ChemITC chemical company members with an interest in infrastructure networking trends, challenges and solutions that are relevant to the chemical industry may attend the Infrastructure sessions.
CIO Roundtable Nov. 12 – Nov. 14 CIOs from current and prospective ChemITC chemical company members may participate in the CIO Roundtable sessions.

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Destination and Hotel Information

With its combination of cosmopolitan excitement and downhome charm, Houston provides an excellent backdrop for this year’s ChemITC Annual Conference. Conference attendees will enjoy comfortable accommodations at the Hilton Americas – Houston, a stylish hotel just five blocks from Accenture in the heart of downtown Houston. Now through October 5, Annual Conference attendees are invited to take advantage of a special hotel rate of $239 plus tax per night. Simply book your stay using the ChemITC Conference Hotel Reservation Site  to receive the special rate. Rates are based on availability so attendees are encouraged to reserve their room early to take advantage of this offer.

The fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston offers numerous opportunities for Annual Conference attendees to mix business with pleasure. Whether you are interested in world-class arts, award-winning cuisine, professional sports or beautiful outdoor spaces like the nearby Discovery Green park, Houston has something for everyone.

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Registration Fees

The following registration fees apply for the 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference. If you would like to confirm whether your company is a member, please click here. Attendees from the Department of Homeland Security or other government agencies should use the Associate member designation on their registration form.

Charter Member Complimentary
General Member $295
Technology Provider Complimentary
Government Representative Complimentary
Prospective Member $395
Speaker Complimentary

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Who Should Attend?

The 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference was designed specifically for the chemical industry. Topics planned for the ChemITC Annual Conference will appeal to all chemical company IT executives and their senior thought leaders including:

  • Chief information officers
  • Chief information security officers
  • Directors/managers of business applications
  • Directors/managers of enterprise software strategy and architecture
  • Directors/managers of information security
  • Enterprise architects
  • IT security architects
  • Manufacturing security project engineers
  • Senior business process analysts
  • Senior process control engineers
  • Vice presidents of information technology

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Event Host

ChemITC gratefully acknowledges Accenture as the host of the 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference.

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We will be happy to assist you with any questions you have about the 2013 ChemITC Annual Conference. Please feel free to contact Stacey Bates.

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