6th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics

19-22 Jun, 2017 - Bangkok, THAILAND

19 Jun, 2017 - Monday

7th Biobased Chem Asia

08:00

Morning Registration & Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction and Welcome Remarks

09:10

Thailand Bioeconomy: Current Status, Future Direction & Latest Biochemicals Plan

Dr. Chaya Chandavasu, Senior Vice President, Science & Innovation
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
09:45

Bio Propylene Market and Supply/Demand Outlook

Mr. Sujit Panvongpaiboon, Vice President, Chemical Department
Toyota Tsusho (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
10:15

ChemBio Route to Produce 1, 3-Butadiene from Sugars

  • Deconstruction of biomass for glucose and xylose
  • Converting Xylose to Erythritol by using the osmotolerant yeast, Yarrowia Lipolytica 
  • Converting Erythritol to 1,3-butadiene through derivatization and chemical catalysis with a yield of > 70%

Dr. Vidhya Rangaswamy, Vice President
Reliance Industries Limited
10:45

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshments

11:15

Biobased Chemicals in Asia: Opportunities and Trends

  • Attractiveness of biorenewables in Asia
  • Important examples of projects and partnerships and challenges in industrialization
  • Asian Investments in a global context

Ms. Chommanad Thammanayakatip, Consultant
Nexant Asia Limited
11:45

Asian Markets for Biobased Chemical Building Blocks and Polymers

  • Supply & demand
  • Market share and market segment
  • Production capacity

Dr. Wolfgang Baltus, Founder
Wobaltexpedition Consultancy
12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:40

Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction

13:45

Biobased Materials & Chemicals: Where is South East Asia Headed?

14:15

Latest Production of CO2-based Polyols Building Block

  • Market response
  • Replacing 20% petroleum with CO2
  • Challenges of using CO2 directly as raw material

Dr. Ruijing Guo, Innovation Manager
Covestro Polymers (China) Co., Ltd
14:45

Bio-MEG – A growth driver for Bio-PET segment

  • PET/MEG – Market size and forecast
  • Conventional MEG Vs Bio-MEG – A comparison
  • Products attributes, manufacturing and end use applications
  • Renewable bio-based feedstock options
  • Future developments – Gen-2 Bio-MEG from Lignocellulosic Biomass
  • Bio-PET-Current market size, emerging trends and opportunities

Mr. Rajesh Marwaha, SBU Head (International Business)
India Glycols Limited
15:15

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshments

15:45

Plant Based Ingredients to Achieve Naturalness and Sustainability in Personal Care

16:15

E-Certification to Monitor Bio-based Materials in the Chemical Industry

  • A new online tool to track bio-based content in end-products
  • Certification for bio-based raw materials across the value chain
  • First example to track Epicerol® bio-based ECH in epoxy coatings
  • To increase transparency and encourage companies to use more sustainable raw materials

Mr. Prakit Sangthonganotai, Epicerol Growth Project Manager
Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
16:45

Discussion followed by End of Day One

20 Jun, 2017 - Tuesday

7th Biobased Chem Asia and 11th Bioplastics Markets

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

Thailand Bioplastics Development & Implication

  • Industry development trends and its sustainability

Mr. Kittiphong Limsuwannarot, President
Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA)
09:40

Feedstocks for Biobased Chemicals: Which will be Competitive?

  • Analysis of individual feedstock and availability
  • Cost competitiveness 
  • Logistics and processing

Ms. Henna Poikolainen, Senior Consultant
Pöyry Management Consulting Oy
10:10

Oil Palm Biomass Waste Feedstock Potential for Cellulose, Cellulose Derivative and Bioplastic

  • Overview of oil palm biomass waste feedstock
  • Optional routes of utilization oil palm waste for biobased materiasl
  • Cellulose from oil palm empty fruit bunches in bioplastic production

Indonesian Research Institute for Biotechnology and Bioindustry
10:40

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

11:15

Availability and Prospects of Cassava for Bioplastics Production

  • Cassava availability and prospect
  • Regulation of plastic bag in Indonesia
  • Enviplast starch based bioplastics bag from cassava

11:45

Strategies and Sources to Attract Private Equity for Bio-Based Projects

12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

11th Bioplastics Markets

13:40

Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction

13:45

Role of Bioplastics in the New Plastics Economy

  • Bioplastics industry overview 
  • Strategies to achieve New Plastics Economy 
  • New Ingeo application including 3D printing

Mr. Ian Toh, Commercial Director, APAC
NatureWorks LLC
14:15

Market Demand for Bioplastics in India

  • Regulations and drivers for bioplastics in India
  • Plastics waste management
  • New applications and markets
  • Natur-Tec latest innovation and technology

Dr. Sunder Balakrishnan, Director
Natur-Tec India Pvt Ltd
14:45

China’s Emerging PLA Production & an Update on Total Corbion Project in Thailand

  • China’s corn surplus and opportunity
  • China PLA commercial plants capacity and update
  • Total Corbion’s plan and production in Thailand
  • Latest conversion technology

Dr. Jim Jem, Greater China GM
Total Corbion PLA Ltd.
15:15

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshments

15:45

PEF Polymer and PEF Film - 100% Bio-based Gas Barrier Material

  • 100% Bio-based polyester
  • PEF Improved gas barrier properties
  • Latest and innovative applications
  • Toyobo's collaboration with Synvina & Mitsui and future plans

Mr. Shoichi Gyobu, Manager, Planning Group, Corp R&D Administration Dept
Toyobo Co., Ltd.

Dr. Katsuya Ito, Senior Chief Researcher of Films Technology Center
Toyobo Co., Ltd.
16:15

Latest PBAT Trends and Application in Courier Delivery

  • China booming market and demand for biobased courier packaging
  • China’s adoption of bioplastics, penetration level and challenges
  • Prospect and demand in Asia region

Ms. Janice Li, President
JinHui ZhaoLong High Technology Co. Ltd.
16:45

Discussion followed by End of Day Two

21 Jun, 2017 - Wednesday

11th Bioplastics Markets

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

Prospects of Bamboo Fiber-PP Composites for Automotive & Construction Applications

  • Environmentally friendly process for natural bamboo production
  • Bamboo fiber-PP composite for package tray production
  • Bamboo fiber composite for acoustic insulation applications
  • Prospects of bamboo fiber and other natural fiber composites

09:40

Nestle’s Packaging Innovation and Materials Optimisation

Ms. Kasma Torrarit, Head of Packaging
Nestle Thai Ltd
10:10

Brand Owner's Perspective on the Next Level of Sustainable Packaging

Mr. Marcel Keuenhof, Packaging Manager
Wessanen Nederland Holding BV
10:40

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshments

11:10

BioPBS Drop in Polymer Applications Growth Potential

  • Key Applications
  • Market share and demand in the region
  • PTT MCC’s production capacity

11:40

Packaging Material, Recycling Potential and End of Life Options

  • Demand and opportunity of Bio-Plastics in packaging
  • Special challenges in the home care packaging market
  • Bioplastics end-of-life challenges
  • How to incorporate bioplastics into existing recycling stream?

Mr. Stefan Barot, Business Director Bio-Plastics Asia-Pacific
Total Corbion PLA BV
12:10

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:30

End of Conference

22 Jun, 2017 - Thursday

Site Visit to Total Corbion PLA Plant

 

PLA is made from the monomer Lactide, which in turn is made from lactic acid, Corbion’s core product. Total-Corbion is modifying the existing Lactide plant in Rayong to make the full range of PLA grade polymers. Secondly a PLA polymerization plant is being added to the production train so Total-Corbion can also supply PLA polymers to the market by 2018. The capacity of the PLA polymerization is 75.000 Mton per year. Finally Total-Corbion also install a PLA development plant with a capacity of 1.000 Ton per year for process optimization and product development. This development plant will be operational in 2017.

 

In total Total-Corbion invests about $100 million, on top of earlier investments in the Lactide plant, to make Thailand the second producer in the World of PLA biopolymers.

08:30

Depart from hotel to Total Corbion PLA plant

11:00

Introduction

12:00

Lunch

13:00

Bus tour of the production area

14:00

Depart back to hotel

16:30

Arrive at hotel

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