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A one day Petrochemical Conclave is being sponsored by IndianOil to bring all stake holders of various streams of petrochemicals under one umbrella. The Conclave will be a platform for meaningful exchange of ideas between the global leaders in the petrochemical industry and will also showcase to the world the investment / growth opportunities available in India and the sub-continent. Leading players across the globe in the entire petrochemical value chain comprising producers, technology licensors, downstream industry, logistics providers etc. are expected to participate. The details of the conclave are as under:-

4th February, 2016 (Thursday)

Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel Powai, Mumbai, India

Petrochemicals: Vision 2025 – Challenges and Opportunities

Ministry Officials, Delegates from Neighboring / Overseas Countries, Promoters, Technology providers, Consultants, Business Analysts, Entrepreneurs, Manufacturers and Customers

08.30 onwards Registration of Delegates
  Inaugural Session
10.00 - 10.05 Introduction
10.05 - 10.15 Lamp Lighting
10.15 - 10.25 Welcome Address
Mr. D. Sen
Director (Planning & Business Development)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
10.25 - 10.35 Key Note Address
Mr. B. Ashok
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
10.35 - 10.45 Special Address (to be confirmed)
Secretary (MoP&NG)
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Government of India, New Delhi
10.45 - 11.05 Address by Chief Guest
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan
Hon’ble Minister of State (I/C)
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Government of India, New Delhi
11.05 - 11.15 Petrochemicals: Vision 2025 – Challenges and Opportunities
Mr. S. Mitra
Executive Director(Petrochemicals)
Inidan Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
11.15 - 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 - 13.20 Session I
Petrochemical Markets – Challenges & Opportunities
  Session Chair:
Mr. K. Govindarajan

CEO (Projects)
Essar Oil Limited
11.30 - 11.35 Opening Remarks
11.35 - 11.55 Petrochemicals & The New Global Economic Order
Mr. Sanjay Sharma
Vice President – MDE and India
IHS Chemical Consulting, Singapore
11.55 - 12.15 India – Realising the “Last” Untapped Petrochemical Frontier
Mr. Ewe, Ee Foong
Vice President
ICIS Development & Consultancy, Asia
12.15 - 12.35 Redrawing the petrochemicals global map and India’s position on it: A focus on polymers
Ms. Anu Agarwal
Vice President, Chemicals – Asia & Mideast Gulf
Argus Media
12.35 - 12.55 Will the crude plunge derail China’s CTO/MTO boom?
Mr. Anton Ferkov
Senior Managing Editor
Asian Petrochemical Markets
Platts McGraw Hill Financial, Tokyo, Japan
12.55 - 13.15 Polyester Chain Scenario in New Normal Environment
Mr. YJ Kim
Head, Asia Regional Head Office
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13.15 - 13.20 Closing Remarks
13.20 - 14.00 Lunch Break
14.00 - 16.15 Session II
Innovation and Beyond:
  Session Chair:
Mr. B. P. Das

Executive Director (R & D)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Faridabad, Delhi (NCR)
14.00 - 14.05 Opening Remarks
14.05 - 14.25 LDPE/EVA – Market and Opportunities
Ms. Daisy Le
Licensing Manager, Polymers
Catalysts and Licensing
ExxonMobil Corporation
Houston, USA
14.25 - 14.45 BP PTA – Advantaged Proven Technology
Mr. Carl Avison
Licensing Manager
BP Petrochemicals
Hull, UK

Mr. Mark Guo
PTA Licensing & Projects Manager
BP Petrochemicals
Zhuhai, China
14.45 - 15.05 Creating Value in Polyolefins through Performance Additives
Mr. Keith Keller
R&D Manager
Milliken & Company
15.05 - 15.25 Achieving Best in Class Performance for Light Olefin Production
Mr. Martin Bentham
Director, Technology Business Development
CB & I
New Jersey, USA
15.25 - 15.45 Novel Styrenic Block Copolymers and Applications
Mr. Norio Masuko
Asia Technical Manager
Kraton Polymers Japan Ltd.
Tokyo, Japan
15.45 - 16.05 LD Parex Aromatics Complex: Lowest Cost of Production for PX
Mr. John Robertson
Sr. Manager (Technical Sales)
Honeywell UOP
16.05 - 16.15 Closing Remarks
14.30 Breakout Session
Redefining Sustainability – 2016 & Beyond; A Common Future, A Common Path
14.30 - 14.40 Introduction
Mr. George Mathew
Chief Manager (Petrochemicals Marketing - Exports)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
14.40 - 15.00 Petrochemical Project Execution: 'Smart' Practices
Mr. Gaurav Semwal
Associate Director, PwC Oil & Gas Practice
PricewaterhouseCoopers Pvt Ltd.
15.00 - 15.20 Designing a Low Carbon Future
Mr. Prabhakar Nair
VP Business Development
15.20 - 15.40 Integrating and Operationalizing Sustainability into Your Organization
Mr. Nils Steinbrecher
Business Director
ASEAN & Japan
DuPont Sustainable Solutions

Presentations shall be followed by a panel discussion
16.15 - 16.30 Coffee Break
16.30 - 18.30 Session III
Breaking Barriers for Growth - Facilitating Petrochemical Sector
  Session Chair:
Mr. Indrajit Bose
Executive Director (CC & Branding)
Marketing Head Office
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
16.30 - 16.35 Opening Remarks
16.35 - 16.55 Internet of Things
Ms. Preethy Krishnamurthy
Senior Product Marketing Manager
IoT, Microsoft
16.55 - 17.15 Linking the Logistics Dots
Ms. Poroma Munshi Rebello
Head Commercial
New Delhi
17.15 - 17.35 Innovative Additives for the Future
Dr. Naoshi Kawamoto
Head of R&D
General Manager, Polymer Additives R&D Lab
Adeka Corporation Ltd..
Saitama, Japan
17.35 - 17.55 Financing Petrochemical Projects: Key Issues Fuelling Future Growth & Bankability
Mr. Wijnand Van Eck
Assistant General Manager and Department Head
Global Project Finance Department - Natural Resources
Mizuho Bank Ltd.
17.55 - 18.15 New Innovations in Polymer Down-stream Machinery
Dr. Babu Padmanabhan
Founder & Managing Director
STEER Engineering Private Limited
18.15 - 18.20 Closing Remarks
18.20 - 18.30 Vote of Thanks
Mr. R. V. Prabhu
Dy. General Manager (Petrochemicals-Sales)
Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., New Delhi
19.00 onwards Networking Dinner

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