Program Details
Day 114th November 2019
08:00
Registration & Coffee
KEYNOTE SESSION
09:00 – 09:15
Opening Remarks
09:15 – 09:45

Keynote Address – I
A paradigm shift in petrochem industries – A new era unfolds
Mr. K. K. Sharma
CGM I/c (PCM)
Indian Oil Corporation

09:45 – 10:15

Keynote Address – II
Indian chemical renaissance via refining
Dr. Partha P. Maitra
President – Strategy & Initiatives
Reliance Industries

10:15 – 10:45

Keynote Address – III
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Vice President – MDE & India
IHS Markit, UAE


10:45 – 11:30
Coffee Break
FEEDSTOCK / GLOBAL PETCHEM & ENERGY MARKETS
11:30 – 12:00

Feedstock / Global energy and petrochemical outlook
Ms. Vandana Hari
Founder
Vanda Insights, Singapore

12:00 – 12:30

Circular Economy: Impact on global Feedstocks strategies
Mr. Stefano Zehnder
Vice President
Refining & Petrochemical Feedstocks
ICIS Consulting, Italy

12:30 – 13:00

Global cracker additions – Impact of new capacities and changing feedstocks
Mr. Andy Nicholson
Vice President – Petrochemicals
Market Development
Argus Media, France

13:00 – 13:30

New feedstocks for the chemical industry
Mr. Roger Lee
Managing Director
Tecnon OrbiChem, UK

13:30 – 14:00
Mind Matters – Meditation

Ms. Puravi Hegde
Faculty
Art of Living

14:00 – 15:15
Lunch Break
OLEFINS & POLYOLEFINS MARKETS AND FUTURE TRENDS
15:15 – 15:45

Indian polyolefins outlook
Mr. Anand Makwana
Chief General Manager (Marketing)
Pricing & Policy
GAIL (India)

15:45 – 16:15

Mounting concerns in the polyolefins industry
Ms. Heng Hui
Senior Editor
S&P Global Platts, Singapore

16:15 – 16:45

Sustainability: The way forward
Mr. Nikhil Deshpande
Head – Sustainable Solutions, Petrochemicals
Reliance Industries

16:45 – 17:15
Coffee Break
TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – I
17:15 – 17:40

Maximize profitability using UOP olefin cracking process for light olefin production
Mr. Sachin Agarwal
Lead Sales Account Manager— Process Technology & Equipment
Honeywell UOP



17:40 – 18:05

Grace polyethylene catalysts – Delivering value through performance
Mr. Yogesh Mishra
Commercial Director – Specialty Catalysts
W. R. Grace & Co.

18:05 – 18:30

Advancing petrochemical and refining technologies in India
Dr. Matthew Vincent
Licensing Manager
ExxonMobil, USA

18:30 – 19:00

Beyond commodity polymers – Versatile technologies for the Indian market
Mr. Maurizio Bacci
A.Dir. Licensing Sales EMEAI
LyondellBasell, The Netherlands

19:00 onwards
Networking Cocktails & Dinner
Day 215th November 2019
TECHNOLOGY REVIEW – II
09:00 – 09:25

UNIPOL™ PE technology: Sustainable solutions for HDPE products
Dr. Brij Sinha
Commercial Director – India & South East Asia
UNIVATION Technologies, USA

09:25 – 09:50

Axens state of the art solutions for base chemical purification
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Khosla
Country Sales Manager, Catalyst & Adsorents
Axens Solutions


09:50 – 10:15

Innovative approach by advanced additives in expansion of applications of polyolefins
Mr. Ryo Yokoyama
Adeka Corporation

10:15 – 10:40

PX technology presentation
Mr. Abhishek Agrawal
Senior Manager, Process Engineering
Lummus Technology (McDermott)

10:40- 11:00
Coffee Break
KEYNOTE SESSION – II
11:00 – 11:45

Keynote Address – I
Emerging technologies for tackling future challenges
Dr. Ajit Sapre
Group President, Research and Development
Reliance Industries

11:45 – 12:15

Keynote Address – II
Mr. Pradeep Banerjee
Executive Director, Supply Chain
Hindustan Unilever Limited

12:15 – 12:45

Value creation from waste plastics – Novel initiatives from IndianOil
Dr. G. S. Kapur
Executive Director (Chemical Technology)
Indian Oil Corporation
12:45 – 13:30
Lunch Break
AROMATICS MARKETS
13:30 – 13:55

Chinese polyester chain outlook – Impact of mega refineries
Mr. Shangkun Hao
Product Manager
CCF Group, China

Ms. Grace Xu
Market Consultant
CCF Group, China
13:55 – 14:20

SGX petrochemical derivatives
Ms. Deepa Aggarwal
Country Head
SGX India

14:20 – 14:45

Market outlook – Phenol/
Acetone
Mr. Anil Khatri
General Manager – Corporate Planning
Deepak Phenolics

14:45 – 15:15

Future of logistics in India
Mr. Dibyendu Deepak
CEO
Repono Warehousing

15:15 – 15:30
Coffee Break
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN PETROCHEMICALS
15:30 – 15:55

Refinery of the future – A digital approach outlook
Mr. Akshay Gupta
Business Development Manager – Connected
Performance Services
Honeywell UOP

15:55 – 16:20

Polycarbonate technology opportunities for India
Mr. Karol Kerrane
Business Development Director
EPC Engineering & Technologies, Germany

16:20 – 16:45

Polypropylene catalyst technology – Enabling the circular economy
Dr. Gerwin Wijsman
Global Snr. Tech. Service Mgr. – PP
W. R. Grace & Co.

16:45 – 17:15

New developments in recycling technologies
Ms. Priyanka Khemka
Consultant, Energy & Chemicals Advisory
Nexant

17:15
Closing Remarks