7th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics

05-08 Jun, 2018 - Bangkok, THAILAND

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit

05 Jun, 2018 - Tuesday

8th Biobased Chem Asia

08:00

Registration & Networking Refreshment

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10

Future of Biobased Chemicals in Asia

  • High yield feedstock & conversion technology
  • Strategy to stay competitive

Lux Research - Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
09:40

A Circular Economy – Innovating Approaches to Carbon Smart Future

  • Utilizing waste gases, refining gas, MSW toward chemicals
  • Status of commercial project

Mr. Ken Lai, VP Asia Pacific
LanzaTech Inc.
10:15

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:45

Development of FDCA & its Potential

Wobaltexpedition Consultancy
11:15

Biobased Aniline Production Towards Commercialization (To be advised)

Dr. Guo Ruijing, Innovation Manager
Covestro Polymers (China) Co., Ltd
11:45

Role of Start-ups in Innovation of Bio-sourced Molecules & Plastics. Emergence of a New Business Model

12:15

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:45

Chairman’s Introduction

13:50

Technological Developments of Biobased Building Blocks, Additives & Surfactants

  • Growth & new applications

Mr. Jonathan Huang, Business Development Manager - Coatings & Polymers
Croda Singapore Pte Ltd
14:20

Using Bio-ethanol to Produce Bio-acrylic acid, Bio-succinic acid & Bio-polyols

  • Market demand
  • Future biobased products
  • Improving production economics

Mr. Jim Mahoney, CEO
Novomer Inc
14:50

Modernizing Biorefinery & Creating Value Added Biobased Products

  • Bioprocess developments from bagasse

15:20

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

15:50

Enabling CO2 Direct Use as a Valuable Building Block for Sustainable Chemicals & Plastics

Dr. Michael Kember, Head of Research & IP
Econic Technologies
16:20

Conversion of Renewable Resources into Drop-in Biobased Chemical Building Blocks

  • Technology Technology advancements & scaling up
  • Diversification of resources
  • Successful stories with brands in the automotive & cosmetics sector

Mr. Luc Mathis, Chief Business Officer
Global Bioenergies
16:50

Update on Bio-Aromatics & its Potential

  • New developments in bio aromatic processing
  • New applications of aromatics and bio aromatics based products

17:20

Discussion followed by End of Day One

06 Jun, 2018 - Wednesday

8th Biobased Chem Asia and 12th Bioplastics Market

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10

Highlights of Bio-based Chemical & Plastic Markets in 2017-2018

  • Increasing market pull from brand owners and legislative initiatives
  • New flagship projects
  • Implications on Asia

Poyry Management Consulting Oy
09:40

PTT’s Biochemicals Plans & Thailand Bioplastics Industry Update

Mr. Kittiphong Limsuwannarot, Vice President, Green Chemical Business Unit
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
10:10

From Farm to Toys: Bioserie’s Experiences and R&D on Sustainable Materials

  • Implementation and expanding adoption of bio-based plastics

10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee

11:10

Open Innovation in Biobased Plastics & Chemicals

  • Forging partnerships for biotransformation

Mr. Melvyn Ho, Open Innovation Manager, New Business Development - Group Technology & Innovation
Clariant Chemicals (China) Ltd
11:40

Assessment of Cassava Supply in Southeast Asia

  • Harvesting, storage, pre-processing and transportation of feedstocks for bioplastics
  • Bioprocess developments to convert cassava into value-added biobased products
  • Project updates
  • Bioplastics Processing Challenges

IndoChine Bio Plastiques (ICBP) Sdn. Bhd.
12:10

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

12th Bioplastics Market

13:30

Chairman’s Introduction

13:40

Marine Degradable Plastics – An Opportunity or a Challenge?

  • What does marine degradation really means
  • How complex is the marine environment
  • How should marine degradability be used within the framework of waste management
  • What about communication on marine degradable plastics
  • What are the similarities and differences with other bio-end-of-life scenarios (like composting, soil, etc.)

OWS NV - Organic Waste Systems
14:10

Tackling Food Waste through Barrier Packaging with Bioplastics for Fresh Meat Market

  • Recycling challenges
  • Easy open functionality and extended food shelf life solutions
  • New applications for dried foods products

Mr. Warwick Armstrong, General Manager Business Development & Marketing
Plantic Technologies Limited
14:40

Labelling a Smarter Future with Plant Based PE

  • Emerging Applications
  • Raw materials chain
  • Commercial status on production and market development
  • Sustainability through Innovation
  • Successful stories with brand owners

15:10

Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

15:40

3rd Generation PLA for Automotive & Durable Goods Application

16:10

Future of Sri Lanka Bioplastics Market

  • Key industry drivers and trends
  • Supplier opportunities

16:40

Marrying High-level Performance with Sustainability for Cellulose-based Thermoplastics

  • Success stories with brands
  • Emerging applications

17:10

Discussion followed by End of Day Two

07 Jun, 2018 - Thursday

12th Bioplastics Market

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10

Derived from Nature, Designed for performance – DuPont’s Innovation in bio-based materials

  • Emerging Applications through Sorona® bio-based PTT (polytrimethylene terephthalate)

09:40

PepsiCo’s Long-term Sustainable Packaging Strategies

  • Developments and research on sustainable materials
  • Implementation and expanding adoptions of bio-based plastics
  • Conversion to compostable and biodegradable packaging

Mr. Satish William Pereira, Senior Manager, Packaging Materials, Standards and Quality
PepsiCo Services Asia Limited
10:10

Novel Enzymatic Process to Depolymerize Plastics

Prof. Alain Marty, Chief Scientific Officer
Carbios S.A.
10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee

11:10

Establishing an Innovative PEF Supply Chain

  • Successful stories with brands
  • Recycling compatibility & developing environment friendly end-of-life solutions
  • Developments on dedicated PEF recycling stream
  • Emerging non-food applications
Senior Representative
Synvina

11:40

Upscaling & Enabling PLA Production on an Industrial Scale

Senior Representative
Sulzer

12:10

Standardization & Certification in the Bio-based Economy

12:40

Final Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

End of Conference

08 Jun, 2018 - Friday

Separately Bookable
Site Visit to Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Plant
Full Day Tour (8 Jun 2018, Friday)
 
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Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Co., Ltd. (ABT)
. ABT produces Epicerol®, a bio-based Epichlorohydrin (ECH), using an innovative and patented technology. Epicerol® is based on natural, renewable Glycerin and is the most sustainable ECH on the market. ECH is a chemical intermediate used mainly in Epoxy Resin production. ABT has operated its world-class manufacturing unit in Map Ta Phut since February 2012. It is wholly-owned by Vinythai Public Company Limited and both companies strongly adhere to sustainability and social responsibility commitments.
 
Vinythai Public Company Limited was established to carry on the production and distribution of PVC and Caustic Soda. The Company is a producer in the intermediate petrochemical industry and distributes its products to manufacturers who reprocess PVC into finished products in the plastic industry.
 
The Company obtains the major part of its income from the manufacture and distribution of PVC resins under the trademark "SIAMVIC®", Vinyl Chloride Monomer (VCM) and Caustic Soda which is a co-product from chlorine production.
 

06:45

Assemble at Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit Lobby

07:00

Depart for Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Plant

10:15

Arrive at Advanced Biochemical (Thailand) Plant

10:30

Refreshments and Introduction

10:45

Start of Plant Tour

11:45

Q&A

12:20

Lunch

13:20

Depart for Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit

16:15

Drop off at Suvarnabhumi Airport

17:15

Arrive Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit; End of Site Visit

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