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THEME: Specialty Chemicals: From Opportunity to Reality

  • Venue :    Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, Goregaon (East), Mumbai, India

15th February, 2017

» Registration: Hall 2-C - 9.00 am to 9.30 a.m.

  • Inaugural Session (9.30 a.m. to 10.45 am)
    Welcome address

    Mr. Maulik Jasubhai
    Chairman & Chief Executive, Jasubhai Group & CHEMTECH Foundation
    Chairman’s Address

    Dr Raman Ramachandran
    Head South Asia & CMD, BASF India Pvt Ltd & Chairman Specialty Chemicals World Expo 2017
    Keynote Address - End User’s Perspective

    Mr Nadir B Godrej
    Managing Director, Godrej Industries Ltd

    Keynote Address - Innovation

    Dr. Swaminathan Sivaram
    Honorary Professor and INSA Senior Scientist Indian Institute of Science Education and Research
    Concluding Remarks & Vote of Thanks

    Dr Deepak Parikh
    Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Clariant Chemicals (India) Ltd & Vice Chairman, Specialty Chemicals World Expo 2017

    Tea/Coffee Break
    10.45 am to 11.00 am
  • Session



    END USER PERSPECTIVE         11 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.
    Session Leader Dr Krishna Kumar Rangachari
    Head of Specialties, Sanmar Specialties Chemicals Ltd

    Panelist Dr Sudhakar Mhaskar
    Chief -Marico Industries Ltd.
    Panelist Mr. L Suresh
    Assistant Manager – Quality Assurance and Process Development, ITC Ltd.
    Panelist Mr. Umesh Singh
    Group Vice President& Chief Executive Officer -Hempel Paints India Pvt. Ltd.
    Panelist Dr. Pradeep Verma
    Sr. Vice President (R&D) – Specialty Ingredients & Jubilant Life Science Chemicals
    Panelist Mr. S.Danashekar
    Manager Technical Sales Support - Jotun India Pvt. Ltd.
    Panelist Mr. Mohammad Imdad Basha
    Manager – Materials & Process, LM Wind Power
    12.30 pm to 1.30 pm
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    Environmental Sustainability                 1.30 pm to 2.45 pm
    Session Chairman & Moderator Mr Ajay Popat
    President - Ion Exchange (INDIA) Ltd.

    Paris Convention- Obligations and Implications on Indian Industry Dr Rakesh Kumar
    Director, National Environmental Engineering Research Institute (NEERI )
    Current Regulatory Framework and Environmental Sustainability Ms. Rajani Chavan
    Country Manager - E&I, MWH India Pvt. Ltd.
    Panellists Mr Anjani Prasad
    Managing Director & Head of BU Textile Specialties - India,Global Digital Project Team, Archroma India Pvt Ltd
    Panellists Dr Rajesh Ramamurthy
    Head – Product Stewardship Asia
    Panellists Mr Amit Uplenchwar
    President and Head-SEZ & Mr Rajesh Jha, Adani Port and SEZ Ltd
    Panellists Mr Pavithran Kallada
    Managing Director - BDP UGL Global Logistics (India) Pvt.Ltd
    2.45 pm to 3.00 pm
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    EMERGING INVESTOR POTENTIAL                              3.00 pm to 4.00 pm
    Session Chairman& Moderator Dr Deepak Parikh
    Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Clariant Chemicals (India)Ltd.

    Emerging Investment Potentia Preet Singh
    Executive Director , Head – Industrial Group, Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd
    Panellists Mr Toshiyuki Abe
    Director, Vithal Castor Polyols Pvt Ltd (Jayant Agro Chemicals)
    Panellists Mr. Deepak Chander
    Business Director South Asia and Middle East,, Vertellus Speciality Materials (I) Pvt. Ltd.
    Panellists Mr. Ajay Garg
    Managing Director, Equirus Capital Pvt. Ltd.
    Panellists Mr. Vijay Malpani
    Group CFO, Dorf Ketal Chemicals (I) Private Limited
    Panellists Mr. Biswanath Bhattacharya
    Partner, KPMGAdvisory Services
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    TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION & R&D                          4.00 pm to 5.15 pm
    Session Leader Dr Raman Ramachandran
    Head South Asia & CMD BASF India Pvt Ltd

    Competence building through integrated teaching and on-ground research Dr. Sudhir Nambiar
    President, R & T, Hikal Ltd
    What will encourage stronger R&D, innovation and investments in India? Dr. Frank Schieweck
    Director Innovation Campus Mumbai, BASF Chemicals India Pvt. Ltd.
    Panellists Ms. Ezhil Subbian
    Chief Technical Officer - String Bio Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore
    Panellists Dr. Jayant Umarye
    Head R andD, Godrej AgrovetLimited
    Panellists Mr. Suresh Kalra
    Sr. Regional Sales Director – South East Asia, ANZ & India, SI Group-India Private Limited
  • *Invited
    Bold- Confirmed