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GPA Europe Young Professional Training Day

Join us 9 October 2023 for our Young Professional Training Day.

A 1-day Training Day organised by GPA Europe, hosted by BASF SE for graduates and chartered engineers with up to 5 years’ experience.

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09:00 - 19:00
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Carl-Bosch-Straße 38 67063 Ludwigshafen

Welcome to our Young Professional Training Day

9 October 2023

A FREE 1-day Training Day organised by GPA Europe, hosted by BASF SE for graduates and chartered engineers with up to 5 years’ experience.

Delegates from non-member companies are welcome to attend for a fee of £100 / €120.

Our Young Professional Day is designed for people, who have recently joined or are thinking of joining the energy industries. Delegates are anticipated to have a strong technical backgrounds or interest. The day is intended to help in understanding how your technical expertise can be applied within our industry. Our focus is on technical aspects seen in few other industries.

Following the conference, we would like to invite you to our Networking Reception for drinks and canapés. A chance to meet your fellow delegates. Good company and a relaxing atmosphere. Our Young Professional Reception will be combined with our Annual Conference Welcome Reception and a great opportunity to network with key players in the industry.


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Proud to bring inspirational speakers from across Europe.


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Annual Conference

Interested in extending your stay in Ludwigshafen? 

GPA Europe is offering Graduate Engineers the opportunity to attend the Annual Conferences at a discount of £400 / €460 on the fees paid by an accompanying senior engineer.

Discover more about our Annual Conference here.



We are delighted to present our 1-day programme to you. Please note this is a provisional programme and subject to change. Information is being added regularly so do come back!


Time   Session
09:00 - 10:00       Welcome and Registration
10:00 - 10:45   Energy Transition Carbon Capture - Ways of working
Gary Bowerbank, Shell and Myrian Schenk, T.EN
10:45 - 11:30   Hydrogen in the Pathway to Net Zero
11:30 - 12:00   Coffee Break
12:00 - 12:45   Impact of feed gas composition on amine system design
Georg Sieder, BASF SE
12:45 - 13:30   Session 4
13:30 - 14:30   Lunch
14:30 - 17:00   BASF Site Tour
17:00 - 19:00   Drinks Reception
Gary Bowerbank
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Gary Bowerbank, Shell Global Solutions
Myrian Schenk, T.EN
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Myrian Schenk, T.EN
Georg Sieder
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Georg Sieder, BASF SE

Don’t miss these opportunities for networking with your peers during your time at the GPA Europe Annual Conference.


Networking Drinks Reception

Join us at BASF "Gesellschaftshaus" for drinks and canapés with your fellow delegates.

For those joining us for the BASF Plant Tours, you will be dropped off at the venue after the tour.

Daily Breaks

Join us in the Conference foyer for snacks and beverages during your morning and lunch breaks.



Radisson Blu Hotel, Q7, 27, Mannheim, 68161, Germany

GPA Europe have secured a limited number of discounted rooms at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Mannheim.

This stylish hotel offers spacious designer rooms. Start your day in their modern gym with a morning power workout or relax after a long day by spending some time in our spa area with a Finnish sauna, bio sauna, and relaxation room. In the evening, excellent drink and snack options are offered in our ROOF Bar.

We have transport arranged from the hotel to BASF SE at the start and end of the day.

If you require accommodation, please let us know and we can secure rooms for you at the following rates:

  • Single Occupancy: £165 / €189
  • Double Occupancy: £182 / €209

Radisson Blu Hotel


From Frankfurt Airport

By train:

From the airport, take the train ICE 611 towards München Hbf, travel for 30 minutes and exit at Mannheim Hauptbahnhof.

By taxi:

Take the fastest route via A5 and A67, and arrive in approximately 47 minutes.


By Car

Radisson Blu Hotel

Address: Q7, 27, Mannheim, 68161, Germany



Address: BASF Tor 2, Building D105 (Gate 2)



Radisson Blu Hotel

The hotel is located in the heart of the city, in the midst of the Mannheimer Quadrate. You can reach the hotel easily from motorways A67, A5 and A6. Please be aware that vehicles in the Mannheim city center need a green emissions sticker (pollutant-group 4). There is a parking area with space for over 1,400 cars and two electric car charging stations for our guests. You can find direct access to the hotel on parking level P3 and the parking fee for 24 hours is EUR 15.



There is limited parking available, please let us know if you need to book a parking space.

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