2nd BiobasedWorld Asia

27-29 May, 2013 - Bangkok
Sofitel So Bangkok
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Day 1 - [27 May, 2013 - Monday]

 

3rd BiobasedChem Asia

08:00
Registration and Coffee
09:00
Chairman’s Welcome & Remarks
Mr.Andrew Soare, Senior Analyst
Lux Research - Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
09:10
Real Commercial-Scale Production: Here Now
Genomatica
Mr.Bill Baum, Chief Business Development Officer
Genomatica
09:40
High Performance Specialty Chemicals from World Scale Biorefineries: An Update for 2013
Mr.Andy Shafer, Executive Vice President, Sales & Mkt Dev.
Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc.
10:10
Bioplastics: Industrial Development & Future Options
Dr.Chaya Chandavasu, Vice President, Innovation & Technology
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
10:40
Discussion followed by Networking Coffee
11:10
Growth Booster for Biobased Chemicals in Asia – Policies & Motivational Programs

- Role of Government to push forth such developments - Accelerating Growth through Incentive Programs

- Motivating Factors to Integrate Participation in the Biobased Value Chain

- What Creative Funding Mechanisms are Available for Set-up of Biorefineries

Thailand

Dr.rer.nat.Wantanee Chongkum, Director, Innovation Department
National Innovation Agency (Public Organization)
Malaysia
Dato' Dr.Mohd Nazlee Kamal, CEO
Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation Sdn Bhd
Singapore
Mr.Eugene Leong, Director, Energy & Chemicals
Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB)
12:30
Discussion followed by Networking Lunch
13:45
From Shale to Biomass: Opportunities in Today’s Changing Chemical Industry
- Opportunities for bio-based developers in an era of shale gas
- Leading companies and technologies with cost and performance benefits
- Scale updates from the leading developers in Asia and globally
Mr.Andrew Soare, Senior Analyst
Lux Research - Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
14:15
Economics of Ethanol Production & Feedstock Availability in Vietnam; Downstream Development & Directive todate for Ethanol Biofuels
Dr.Nguyen Dinh Viet, Manager, Biofuels Department
Petrovietnam Research and Development Center for Petroleum Processing
14:45
Production of 1,3-Propanediol, the Vogelbusch process
Vogelbusch
Mr.Josef Modl, Executive Vice President
Vogelbusch GMBH
15:15
Discussion followed by Networking Tea
15:45
Growth of Biobased Chemicals Development in Korea-Challenges for Sustainability
Dr.Sangyong Kim, Director of Green Process R&D
Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) (HQ)
16:15
Industrial Development & Biobased Applications of Palm Oil
Dr.Yeong Shoot Kian, Head of Synthesis & Product Development Unit, Advanced Oleochemical Technology Division
Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB)
16:45
Carbohydrates from Cellulosic Biomass - The 5 Critical Questions to ask about Cellulosic Sugars
Mr.Philippe Lavielle, Chief Executive Officer
Virdia
17:15
New Processes for Specialty Chemicals: Using CO2 as a Starting Feedstock
Dr.Daniela Kruse, Senior Project Manager Science-to-Business Center Eco²
Evonik Industries AG
17:45
Discussion followed by End of Day 1
18:00
Networking Reception for ALL Speakers & Participants & Pre-Conference Registration for Bioplastics Markets
Day 2 - [28 May, 2013 - Tuesday]

 

3rd BiobasedChem Asia & 7th BioPlastics Markets

09:00
Keynote Speech
Mrs.Puntip Oungpasuk, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
09:15
Chairman’s Remarks
Mr.Paul Caswell, President
Cathay Industrial Biotech Ind.
09:20
Research, Development, and Innovation for Sustainable Future of Bio-based Chemical Industry
Ms.Noppawan Tanpipat, Vice President, Innovation Strategy and Partnering
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
09:50
Comparative Economics of Synthetic vs. Biobased Feedstocks & Impact of Shale Gas
Dr.Andrea Fitzgerald, Senior Consultant, Energy & Chemicals
Nexant Singapore
10:20
Discussion followed by Networking Coffee
10:50
Regional Trade on Chip Fibre & Pellets with Deep Dive in the Economics on Current & Future End Use Options
- Historic regional trade development on chip fibre and pellets
- Economics of current and future end use options
o Panels
o Woodchips
o Pellets
o Pulp & paper
o Biofuels
o Biobased chemicals
- Potential impact on the regional trade development
Mr.Petri Haataja, Head of Energy Consulting, Asia Pacific
Poyry Management Consulting (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
11:20
Malaysian National Biomass Strategy 2020 – Market Outlook on Oil Palm Biomass & Mobilization Challenges
Mr.Bas Melssen, Executive Vice President – Strategic Innovation Projects
Agensi Inovasi Malaysia (National Innovation Agency Malaysia)
11:50
How to Solve the Purity Challenge of Bio-Based Chemicals Production ?
Mr.Thibault Lesaffre, Market Director Bio Industries
Novasep Process SAS
12:20
Beginning & End-of-Life Strategies for Biobased Chemicals & BioPlastics - Understanding Feedstock Selection Issues & Designing for Recycling and/or Biodegradability
Dr.Ramani Narayan, Distinguished Professor
Michigan State University
13:00
Discussion followed by Networking Lunch.
End of 3rd BiobasedChem Asia Summit sessions.

 

7th BioPlastics Markets

14:15
Global Bioplastics Market Outlook and Challenges
- Global bio-plastics capacity and forecast
- Global demand trend
- Drivers for growth
- Strategic drivers for investment
Mr.Rich Weber, Asia Pacific Commercial Director
Natureworks Asia Pacific Limited
14:45
Market Status and Prospects of Bio-plastics in China
- Production capacity and forecast
- Exports markets and domestic consumption in China
Mr.Zhu Guangfu, General Manager
Guangdong Sanjiu Biodegradable Plastics Company Limited
15:15
New Developments in Biodegradable Resin
Mr.Daniel Hebert, Senior Regional Manager, Business Management Biopolymers
BASF (China) Co Ltd
15:45
Discussion followed by Networking Tea
16:15
Update on Developments at BIOP
Mr.Ulrich Rienth, CCO & CFO
BIOP Biopolymer Technologies AG
16:45
PHA Market outlook - Production and Applications

- Supply/demand forecast and distribution
- Performance quality and End use applications

- Challenges and Regulatory issues

Mr.Luke Zhong, CEO
Shenzhen Ecomann Biotechnology Co.,Ltd.
17:30
Discussion followed by End of Day 2
Day 3 - [29 May, 2013 - Wednesday]

 

7th BioPlastics Markets

09:00
Chairman’s Remarks
Dr.Ramani Narayan, Distinguished Professor
Michigan State University
09:10
Sustainable Packaging: Phillips Experience
- An integrated approach
- Bio-plastics developments
- Challenges & options
Mr.Nestor Coronado Palma, Sustainability Director
Philips Consumer Lifestyle
09:40
Terryl ™ Bio-based Nylon: Developments, Production and Growth Potential
- Technology development of pentane diamine for new nylons.
- Supply/demand projections
- Performance results and advantages
- Market consumption and opportunities
- New areas of applications
Mr.Paul Caswell, President
Cathay Industrial Biotech Ind.
10:10
Discussion followed by Networking Coffee
10:40
Sugarcane Based Polyolefins: Adding Value through Biopolymers
- Innovation based on sustainable pillars
- Reaching the wide concept of sustainability
- Developments in the production of green polyethylene
Ms.Claudia Cappra, Commercial Leader, Renewable Chemicals
Braskem S.A.
11:10
Bio-PBS Market Outlook and Future Trends
Mr..Hiroaki Numata, VP Marketing
PTT MCC Biochem Co., Ltd
11:40
Bioplastics Standards Certifying in Thailand
Dr.Phietoon Trivijitkasem, Honorary President, Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA)
Thantawan Industry Public Co Ltd (THIP)
12:10
A Case Study with Krusell on Bioplastics Adoptions in Mobile Accessories

- Challenges faced in using bioplastics vs traditional plastics

- Consumer’s expectations and feedback

Senior Representative
Krusell (Thailand) Co. Ltd.

12:15
Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch
14:00
End of Conference.

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