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Thursday, April 11

6:00 am – 1:00 pm (Shotgun at 7:30 am)

ILMA Foundation Golf Tournament

Teams of four will compete on Torrey Pines North Course, long recognized as one of the nation's premier golf facilities. With majestic views of the Pacific Ocean, Torrey Pines is host to the annual Farmers Insurance Open and the U.S. Open. Coffee will be provided before you get on the bus at 6:00 a.m from the Loews. Hot continental breakfast will be provided at the course. Registration also includes greens fees, cart fee, a sleeve of golf balls and two drink tickets per person. This event is sold out. Contact Tim Mack to be placed on the waiting list.
Tournament sponsored by Vanderbilt Chemicals; holes sponsored by Afton Chemical, Chevron Oronite, Ergon, Functional Products, Hangsterfers Laboraotires, Jack of All Sprays, A proud Product of Advanced Lubrication Specialties, Lucas Oil, Palmer Holland, Pinnacle Oil, Renkert Oil, SBZ Corporation, STARFIRE (PennStar), Sunn LLC, Tulstar Products, Warren Oil Company, and BioSynthetic Technologies

7:00 am– 5:00 pm

ILMA Base Camp / Registration

ILMA Base Camp is your Engage meeting hub to check-in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees, browse sponsor tabletop displays and more.

Base Camp sponsored by HF Sinclair; refreshments sponsored by American Refining Group; snacks sponsored by Omni Specialty Packaging 

10:00 am – 11:00 am

Networking & Refreshments in Base Camp

A perfect time for mingling with peers, scheduling business meetings, grabbing a refreshment before speed networking or browsing sponsor tabletop displays.

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Speed Networking

Shake up your routine and start a conversation with someone new. Participants will be randomly paired for 3-minute rounds. You never know who you’ll meet – a supplier, customer, or your new best friend. Limit one participant per company.

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

ILMA CEO Meet & Greet

Meet ILMA's chief executive officer, Holly Alfano, in Base Camp for an opportunity to ask questions, offer feedback, or address any concerns pertaining to ILMA, your company's membership, and the industry at large. Whether seeking clarifications or simply wishing to connect, your presence is valued and welcomed.

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Networking Lunch Buffet

Relax and enjoy some lunch with friends and colleagues.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

SHERA Committee Meeting

Make sure you’re up to date on the latest regulatory proposals affecting our industry. The information shared among members in this forum helps ILMA speak to regulators with authority. All are welcome.

3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Engine & Transmission Committee Meeting

Engine oil and transmission fluid stakeholders will meet to discuss the most pressing issues for this industry segment. All are welcome.

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm

New Member & First-Time Attendee Reception

Calling all newbies! Wondering how to make the most of your first ILMA meeting experience? Take advantage of the opportunity to mix and mingle with ILMA Board members, committee chairs and top tier sponsors to find out what ILMA and ILMA meetings are all about.

Sponsored by Functional Products 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Opening Reception

Celebrate the start of ILMA Engage with some networking, drinks and light fare while watching the sun set over picturesque Coronado.
Sponsored by Radco 


Friday, April 12

7:30 am – 4:30 pm

ILMA Base Camp / Registration

ILMA Base Camp is your Engage meeting hub to check-in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees, browse sponsor tabletop displays and more.

Base Camp sponsored by HF Sinclair; refreshments sponsored by Allegheny Petroleumsnacks sponsored by Omni Specialty Packaging​ 

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Manufacturing Member Business Meeting & Breakfast (Manufacturing Members Only)

Grab a bite to eat and get the lowdown on all of ILMA's activities and where your membership dollars are going. Ask ILMA leadership your questions about Association operations and leadership.

Sponsored by Sea-Land Chemical Company  

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast Buffet

Enjoy the most important meal of the day as you plan your time ahead with your colleagues or take advantage of a networking opportunity.

Sponsored by Sea-Land Chemical Company  

9:15 am – 10:30 am

General Session with Keynote Speaker Frank Luntz

Find out what Americans really want in the lead-up to the 2024 election. With plenty at stake for the country and for your business, you won’t want to miss this insightful keynote for a peek at what might be coming in November. With opening remarks from ILMA CEO, Holly Alfano, and ILMA President, Catharine Golden.

Sponsored by Ergon 

10:30 am – 12:30 pm

ILMA Book & Film  Club

We'll be serving light bites as we dive into engaging conversations about our selected books and films. Whether you're a movie buff, a bookworm, or simply curious, there's something for everyone. Don't worry if you haven't had the chance to read every book or watch every film. We'll provide a summary of all the selections, so you can still join in the conversation and see if any pique your interest. Stop by to relax, make new friends and explore the world of books and films together.

  • Exiles by Jan Harper [Book]

  • The Grand Sophy by Georgette Heyer [Book]

  • I'm Glad My Mother Died by Jennette McCurdy [Book]

  • The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid [Book]

  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus [Book and series on Apple TV]

  • The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave [Book and series on Apple TV]

  • The Upside [Film on Hulu]

  • What Happened on Monday [Film on Netflix]

  • The Grand Seduction [Film on Prime]

  • The INtouchables [French film on Prime, YouTube]

10:45 am – 12:15 pm

MWF Committee Meeting

The Metalworking Fluids (MWF) Committee follows issues concerning manufacturers and suppliers in the metalworking lubricants sector. All are welcome.

Sponsored by Master Fluid Solutions 

12:30 pm – 1:45 pm

Lunch Session: Finding Opportunity in Challenging Times

Policy threats, including bans of gas-powered cars and trucks, are coming from seemingly everywhere these days, leaving many of us overwhelmed with the challenges ahead. Jaime Zarraby, senior vice president of communications for the American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, joins us to talk about what is at stake for our industries and how AFPM and our allies are rallying together to make a difference. In this session, you will hear about how American voters view these issues and what AFPM is doing to turn the tide.

Sponsored by Motiva Enterprises 

1:45 pm – 2:45 pm

Innovative Business Council

Are you ready to help spread the word about our industry among young people across the world? Dive into ILMA’s new global social media initiative to promote the lubricants industry, which this committee will spearhead on behalf of ILMA. All are welcome.

Sponsored by Chevron Base Oils 

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

Global Affairs & Trade Committee Meeting

If your company does or is considering doing business internationally, this is the forum for you. Come get the latest information on shipping, sanctions compliance, global chemicals registration and more. All are welcome.

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Sustainability Committee Meeting

With sustainability and other environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations becoming increasingly important for business success, this group aims to help ILMA members leverage sustainability to meet their long-term goals and objectives. Get in at the ground level and help shape the direction of this important new committee. All are welcome.

6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Top Gun Reception & Danger Zone Dinner (Classified) 
Get ready to take flight and soar into the danger zone at this year's reception and dinner that will have you feeling like you're cruising at Mach speed. Grab your wingman and join us for an evening filled with high-flying fun, camaraderie and nostalgia. Miramar's own "Maverick" will welcome you to the flight deck. If you feel the need, you can buzz the tower for delights and lose that loving feeling on the dance floor. This is one mission you won't want to miss. Great balls of fire! 

Bar sponsored by Afton Chemical Corporation ; dinner sponsored by SK Enmove; activities & decor sponsored by Infineum 


Saturday, April 13

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

ILMA Base Camp / Registration

ILMA Base Camp is your Engage meeting hub to check-in or register, find ILMA staff, grab a refreshment or snack, learn all about ILMA's mobile app, network with attendees, browse sponsor tabletop displays and more.
Base Camp sponsored by HF Sinclair; refreshments sponsored by Daubert Chemical; snacks sponsored by Omni Specialty Packaging​ 

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Networking Breakfast Buffet

Seize the final day of the meeting and meet someone new over breakfast.

Sponsored by Blue Tide Environmental 

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Supplier Committee Meeting

This group is dedicated to finding ways ILMA Supplier members can support Manufacturing members in varied and creative ways. Learn what’s been done in the past and brainstorm new ideas.

9:00 am – 10:30 am

#LubeTrends Live – How to Survive in a Turbulent Lubricants Market

"Stable" is not the word many lubricant manufacturers would use to describe the industry today. Join our panel of industry experts, along with moderator and ILMA CEO Holly Alfano, to discuss what's contributing to the feeling of turbulence, what base oils have to do with it all, and how you can bring a sense of stability back to your business. 

Sponsored by Chevron Oronite 

10:40 am – 12:05 pm

ILMA Express Talks

Don't miss these three bite-size sessions that get you the information you need in just 20 minutes so you can get back to doing business, better informed. Stop by for one or maximize your intel with all three.

Sponsored by Lubrizol 

Simple, Actionable Steps to Increase Your Business’ Sustainability and Profitability Now

Join Roy Greengrass, president of The ESG Group,  as he delves into the relationship between sustainability, carbon reporting and profitability. Discover the challenges and opportunities these factors present for your business. Learn how to swiftly launch a sustainability or carbon reduction program and reduce operating costs. Gain insights into how you can leverage sustainability to increase your market share and enhance your company's reputation.

What Extended Producer Responsibility Means for Your Company

The challenges associated with recycling used lubricant containers go above and beyond the typical plastic bottle or pail, and few ILMA members feel equipped to tackle the issue on their own. Spurred by the increasing importance of sustainability as well as extended producer responsibility (EPR) legislation, the lubricants industry has formed a coalition to tackle the problem together. Tristan Steichen, Executive Director, National Lubricant Container Recycling Coalition (NLCRC) will share what the NLCRC is doing to proactively solve container recycling challenges and how its work affects your business.

ILMA Internship Toolkit Mini-Workshop

A new member benefit, the ILMA Foundation Internship Toolkit can help your company get its internship aspirations off the ground. Stop in for a quick overview of what the toolkit offers, how to use it, and why you should!

3:30 pm– 4:30 pm

Farewell Happy Hour
Say goodbye to old and new colleagues and friends as we toast another Engage and look forward to the next one at the Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa, April 2-4, 2025 in Indian Wells, CA! 

Sponsored by Penthol 

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