AFPM Cancels Annual Conference Amid Coronavirus Concerns

American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM), March 13, 2020

AFPM has made the difficult decision to cancel its Annual Meeting slated to take place March 22-24 in Austin, Texas, as well as the International Petrochemical Conference scheduled for March 29-31 in New Orleans, due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19.

Nothing is more important to our industries than safety, and in evaluating the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation, it became clear to us that cancelling this meeting is the right course of action to protect the health and safety of our meeting registrants and vendors, our staff, and the local communities. The decision reflects guidance from health officials on limiting potential exposure to the virus, as confirmed COVID-19 cases in the U.S. continue to rise.

We were very much looking forward to this gathering and the industry knowledge-sharing it facilitates each year on topics like safety, sustainability and the global outlook for fuels and petrochemicals, among other issues critical to our industries.

Please visit for information related to the cancellation of these events.

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