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2023 IAMC Local Pittsburgh, PA
June 15, 2023
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh Area Beaver Valley
2000 Wagner Rd, Ext S, Monaca, PA 15061: (724) 728-2070


1:30 P.M.       Registration Opens at Hilton Garden Inn
2:00 P.M. Welcome Remarks
2:15 P.M. Shell Polymers Monaca Plant, 10 Years in the Making
2:45 P.M. Load bus from Hotel 
3:00 P.M. Shell Plant Bus Tour
4:00P.M. Networking Reception at Hilton Garden Inn
5:00 P.M. Adjourn

Program Overview
Shell Polymers Monaca Plant, 10 Years in the Making
Get up close and personal with Shell and regional and state economic development professionals. Join us as they share their journey from site selection to final investment decision (FID) to commencement of operations.
Featured Panelists: 
Brent Vernon, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Governor’s Action Team and Department of Community and Economic Development.
Patricia Horvatich, Senior VP, Business Investment, Pittsburgh Regional Alliance 


Curtis Thomas, Corporate Relations Advisor for Shell Poymers
Curtis Thomas is the Corporate Relations Advisor for Shell Polymers Monaca. Curtis has been on the Shell Polymers project for nearly three years and has been with Shell for eight years. Curtis is in charge of media relations, social investment and stakeholder engagement.  He formerly worked with Shell’s Deepwater oil and gas exploration department as an external relations expert, based in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Previous to Curtis’ Shell career, he worked for BP America for nearly 15 years, where he held several different government and public affairs positions, including being a company spokesperson for BP during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Born and raised in Fairbanks, Alaska, Curtis thoroughly enjoys experiencing the weather that comes with having four distinct seasons in Pennsylvania.


Shell Plant Bus Tour 
Come along for this unique opportunity of a behind-the-scenes tour of a multibillion-dollar petrochemical plant. 

Dress Code Requirements:
All participants must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and closed toed shoes.

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