13th Bioplastics Market,

12-13 Mar, 2019 - Bangkok, THAILAND

Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok

  • Promotion Partner
    www.plasticker.de
  • Promotion Partner
    www.macplas.it
  • Promotion Partner
    www.brazilianplastics.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.eco-business.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.prm-taiwan.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastech.pl
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polymerbazaar.webs.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polycomply-hoechst.com

12 Mar, 2019 - Tuesday

08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

PROSPECT OF BIOPLASTICS INDUSTRY IN THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Global and regional outlook
  • Rising crude oil prices and its impact on bioplastics industry
  • Enhancing the bioplastics supply chain towards a more circular economy
  • Challenges & opportunities
  • Bioplastics investment strategy & projects updates

Anthony Schiavo, Analyst

Lux Research - APAC Pte Ltd

09:40

BIOPLASTIC: CURRENT TRENDS & FUTURE PROSPECTS IN THAILAND

  • Bridging the supply and demand gap for bioplastics
  • Sustainable agricultural feedstock supply
  • Investment opportunities available

Kittiphong Limsuwannarot, President

Thai Bioplastics Industry Association (TBIA)

10:10

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:40

DESIGNING HIGH PERFORMANCE MATERIALS FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • Progress, challenges and market opportunities
  • New innovations in single-use applications that enhance diversion of food waste
  • Advancements in biomaterials for durable and emerging applications like 3D printing

Steve Davies, Vice President - Performance Packaging

NatureWorks LLC (HQ)

11:10

COMMERCIALLY SHIFTING TO RENEWABLE, RECYCLABLE, & REUSABLE MATERIALS THAT SUPPORT THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

  • IKEA direction Now-2025
  • Sustainable material direction
  • Examples of renewable or recyclable products

Cedric Dever, Bioplastics Materials Developer / Project Manager, Packaging Material

IKEA of Sweden AB

11:40

CHINA’S GREEN REVOLUTION: DRIVING THE FUTURE OF BIOPLASTICS MARKET

  • Updates on bioplastics growth in China
  • Upcoming trend forecasts & emerging end-user applications
  • Creating a sustainable supply chain for bioplastics
  • Composting and recycling developments for bioplastics

Mr. Yun Xuan Weng, Secretary-General

China Plastics Processing Industry Association

12:10

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:25

Chairman’s Introduction

13:30

PANEL DISCUSSION: SUSTAINABLE FEEDSTOCK RESOURCES & EFFECTIVE BIOBASED SUPPLY CHAIN

  • Ensuring feedstock availability for consistent production
  • Potential renewable resources
  • Strategies to bridge the supply/demand gap
Panelist:

Dr. Klanarong Sriroth, Director / Head of Innovation & Research Development Institute

MitrPhol Sugar Co. Ltd.

14:00

PLAN ‘A’ 2025: LEVERAGING BIO-BASED MATERIALS IN DELIVERING A SUSTAINABLE RETAIL ENVIRONMENT

  • What's in the plan?
  • Future packaging strategies - biomaterial?
  • Challenges & opportunities

Toiny Pang, Technical Sustainability Manager

Marks & Spencer (M&S)

14:30

END-OF-LIFE OPTIONS OF BIOPLASTICS: REPLACEMENT OR RECYCLE?

  • Incorporating bioplastics into existing waste management & recycling system
  • Compostability and renewability, functionality and carbon origin
  • What are the emerging alternatives?
  • Legislative Frameworks
  • Challenges and ways to overcome

Stefano Facco, New Business Development Director

Novamont S.p.A.

15:00

Discussion followed by Tea

15:30

EMERGING TREND: BIO-BASED ENGINEERING PLASTICS IN AUTOMOTIVE PARTS

  • Leading the industry by doing the right thing
  • Efforts in reducing the use of petroleum resources and CO2 emissions
  • What are the technical challenges and ways to overcome them?
  • Key success factors and future directions

16:00

BIORESORBABLE GLASS FIBER: ENABLING HIGH LOAD BEARING BIOPLASTIC MATERIALS FOR INDUSTRIAL & MEDICAL APPLICATIONS

Tomi Kangas, Sales and Marketing Director

Arctic Biomaterials Oy LTD

16:30

Topic to be advised

Karsten Vijge, Regional Commercial Manager SEA

DSM Engineering Plastics

17:00

End of Day 1

13 Mar, 2019 - Wednesday

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

BIOPLASTICS FOR AGRICULTURE: MATERIALS & APPLICATIONS

  • PLA application in Thailand: Truly local circular economy
  • Bioplastics in agriculture applications: Opportunities
  • "Bioplastics Hub of Asia" - Government initiatives, funding and assistance schemes

Nopadol Suanprasert, President

Global Biopolymers Co Ltd

09:40

BIOPLASTIC MARKET OUTLOOK IN JAPAN

  • Regulatory framework and social bio-plastic situation updates
  • R&D and technology innovation capabilities
  • Emerging markets and applications

Yoshihiro Fujimori, Head of Sustainable Resources

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation

10:10

MARKET UPDATES OF BIOPLASTICS INDUSTRY IN TAIWAN

Huang Chien-Ming, CEO & Founder

Minima Technology

10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee

11:10

SUSTAINABLE PRODUCT & PACKAGING JOURNEY: A BRAND OWNER’S PERSPECTIVE

  • Innovation strategies for product and packaging design
  • Establishing the right partnerships
  • Optimising plant based materials and bioplastics 
  • Challenges and future plans

11:40

CIRCULAR APPROACH: PHA FROM SEWAGE SLUDGE & ORGANIC WASTE

  • Establishing public private partnerships for a demo-plant investment]

  • Managing and improving PHA quality

  • Developing circular value chains for possible applications

Etteke Wypkema, Innovation Manager

Brabantse Delta Water Board

12:10

OPPORTUNITIES OF PEF IN THE BIOPLASTICS MARKET

  • Advantages of PEF in the packaging and other industries
  • PEF vs PET
  • What are new innovative applications of PEF?

Erol Beyatli, Business Manager

Synvina CV

12:40

Final Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

End of conference

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