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March 19th Luncheon

  • Tuesday, March 19, 2024
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Monument Inn, 4406 Independence Parkway South, LaPorte, TX 77571


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • As a lunch sponsor, you'll receive one lunch, a display table, the opportunity to distribute literature, provide one-on-one networking, and display information about your company.
  • For members and their guests with timely reservations.
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  • The Transportation Club of Houston Education Committee sponsors a limited number of seats for active students majoring in transportation, supply chain, logistics related areas. ALL student registrations must be endorsed by their college or university instructor. TCH membership is not a requirement. Students are expected to volunteer by helping with registration and taking pictures.
  • Table of 8 - Bring customers or the office!

Registration is closed

     Join us for our March Luncheon featuring Dr. Ron Abbott,

Vice President Chemical Recycling at Vopak



Ron Abbott is currently Vice President of Chemical Recycling in Vopak’s New Energy division responsible for developing and implementing Vopak’s global plastics recycling strategy.  He began his career with Phillips Petroleum Company as a catalyst chemist in HF Alkylation. Throughout nearly three decades with Phillips Petroleum Company, Chevron Chemical Company and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company, he held a range of technical and commercial assignments including Sustainability Technology Manager, Petrochemicals R&D Manager, Normal Alpha Olefins Commercial Product Manager and Corporate Strategy and Planning Manager. He has led teams that successful commercialized several key technologies including the world’s first on-purpose 1-Hexene process, the Phillips ReVap alkylation process and CPChem’s high viscosity PAO process.  In his last role with CPChem, Abbott initiated and led the development of CPChem’s chemical recycling program culminating with commercialization of Marlex® Anew™ Circular Polyethylene with an announced annual production target of one billion pounds by 2030. 

Dr. Abbott joined Vopak in June of 2023 after a 31 year career with Chevron Phillips Chemical Company to direct Vopak’s global chemical recycling program as part of Vopak’s New Energies growth platform.

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Monument Inn

4406 Independence Parkway South

La Porte, TX 77571

Member Early Registration - $65   After March 11 - $70

Non-Member Early Registration - $70   After March 11 - $75

Retiree/Faculty - $50

Luncheon Sponsorships available for $200

Reserved Table for 8 - $520

Students Free up to 5

Sponsor a Student's meal - $50

Registrations must be paid in advance online

or the reservation will not be valid.  Once you register, you have 15 minutes to complete your payment. Thanks for your understanding.

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Thanks to our Table Sponsors:


   For more information contact us at: 

info@transclubhou.org or 713-510-3445.

** All sponsorship proceeds will be used to further our commitment to providing educational scholarships.**


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