Program Details
Day 12nd August 2017
08:00
Registration & Coffee
BUSINESS SESSION I – Global Polyester Overview
09:15

Inaugural Lamp Lighting

09:30
Special Speaker
Mr. A. N. Jha, Executive Director (Petrochemicals), Indian Oil Corporation
10:00
Keynote Speaker
Mr. Adnan Ahmad, Managing Director, Clariant Chemicals (India)
10:30

Keynote Speaker
Mr. Ashish Pujari, Senior Director – Aromatics, IHS Markit, Singapore

11:00
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION II – PET and Textile Overview
11:30

Indian Polyester scenario
Mr. Anant Kishore, Ex-CEO and Executive Director, Advisor, Indo Rama Synthetics (India)

12:00

New Applications & Opportunities in PET
Mr. Bharat Mehta, Vice President – PET Marketing, Reliance Industries

12:30

Asia MEG: Understanding price volatility and the possible changes to trade flow
Mr. Eric Su, Senior Editor Manager, ICIS

13:00
Lunch Break
14:00
Mind Matters – Meditation
Mr. Ajay Khimji, International Faculty, AOL Foundation
BUSINESS SESSION III – Technology Developments in Polyester
14:30

Solutions along the Polymer Processing Value Chain
Mr. D. Ghosh, General Manager Sales, Oerlikon Manmade Fibre

Mr. Sven Streiber, Sales Manager, Oerlikon Manmade Fibre

15:00

PTA+ Technology
Ms. Noemie Turner, Process Engineering Manager,
Petrochemicals Technology, BP

15:30

Presentation by CLARIANT

16:00
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION IV – Emerging Trends and Innovations in Polyester
16:30
Driving growth in Texurising and FDY markets in India
Mr. Paresh Dattani, Director, Sanathan Textiles
17:00

Technical textiles – Emerging trends and opportunities
Mr. Sushil Kapoor, President & CEO, SRF

17:30

PET Recycling: Sustainability “Sweet-Spot”
Mr. Rajesh Gauba, Vice President: Recycling and Sustainability, Reliance Industries

18:30 onwards
Networking Cocktails & Dinner
Day 23rd August 2017
BUSINESS SESSION V – Polyester & Intermediates – Indian and Global review
09:30

Polyester feedstocks outlook
Mr. Sujit Kr. Sinha, Chief General Manager (Petrochemical – Marketing)
Indian Oil Corporation

10:00

Textile & downstream as growth catalysts for Indian polyester
Mr. Prashant Agarwal, Jt. Managing Director, Wazir Advisors

10:30

Using ERP to improve customer service levels in export
Mr. Sriram Chundi, Sr. Consultant, SAP India

11:00
Coffee Break
BUSINESS SESSION – VI – Creating Competitive advantage through IT
11:30

Impact of GST on textile market
Mr. Rajat Talati, Partner, Talati & Co.

12:00

Supply Chain Management Overview
Mr. Manish Kandpal, Senior Principal Business Consultant, AspenTech

12:45

Using big data & analysis in polyester business
Mr. Paritosh Anand, Reliance Industries

13:15

China PX & PTA developments
Mr. Pan Wenneng, CCF Group, China

13:45
Closing Remarks
14:00
Networking Lunch