14th BioPlastics Market,

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21-22 Oct, 2020 - Bangkok, THAILAND

DoubleTree by Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok

  • Corporate Sponsor
    Thai Wah Public Company
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plasticx.com/
  • Promotion Partner
    www.biobasedpress.eu
  • Promotion Partner
    www.chemmarket.info
  • Promotion Partner
    www.greenchemical.jp
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polymerudate.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.macplas.it
  • Promotion Partner
    www.business1.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastics-technology.com/edm?org_id=243&org_title=thbioplasticsasiasummit&msid=1&email=!*EMAIL*!&type=other
  • Promotion Partner
    www.bioplasticsmagazine.com
  • Promotion Partner
    /www.plastech.pl
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastechmag.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.packtechmag.com

08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

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Ho Ren Hua, CEO

Thai Wah Public Company

09:40

SNACKS PACKAGING: EMBARKING ON A BIO-BASED TRANSFORMATION JOURNEY

  • PEPSICO’s Sustainability goals with focus on packaging
  • Major drivers for transitioning snacks packaging from fossil based plastics to bioplastics
  • Current challenges in implementation and opportunities

Satish William Pereira, Senior R&D Manager

PepsiCo

10:10

BIOPLASTICS PROSPECTS WITHIN A CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND SUSTAINABLE FUTURE

Chommanad Thammanayakatip, Managing Consultant

Nexant

10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee

11:10

LATEST UPDATES ON BIOPLASTICS INITIATIVES IN JAPAN

  • Current and future initiatives and subsidy programs
  • Reduction/ban of single use plastics and its effect on bioplastics
  • Actions plans to reduce marine plastic waste & timeline 
  • How to ensure successful collaboration amongst key stakeholders?

11:40

STEP-CHANGES IN CREATING A CIRCULAR ECONOMY FOR BIOMATERIALS

 

Ian Toh, Commercial Director, APAC

NatureWorks LLC

12:10

PANEL DISCUSSION: EMERGING RENEWABLE FEEDSTOCKS, SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY & CONVERSION ECONOMICS

  • Collaboration amongst key stakeholders within bioplastics supply chain
  • Potential renewable resources - cellulosic feedstocks
  • How to ensure consistent yet cost-effective feedstock supply?
  • Ways forward
Panellist:

Senior Representative

Thai Wah Public Company

12:40

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:40

Chairman’s Introduction

13:45

BIO-BASED ENGINEERING PLASTICS IN AUTOMOTIVE PARTS

Dr. ZuGuo Bao, Research Scientist

Ford Motor China

14:15

LATEST ADVANCEMENTS IN BIO-PA & MARKET PROSPECTS

  • Case study of Arkema’s high performance bio-based polyamide

Wenda Chen, Head of Business Development Technical Polymers – SEA, India & ANZ

Arkema

14:45

TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS FOR CONVERTING SUGAR INTO PLA (TBC)

Alex Battu, Sales Manager, Polymer Technology

Sulzer Chemtech

15:15

Discussion followed by Coffee

15:45

GROWTH PROSPECTS OF BIO-PE & CIRCULAR ECONOMY INITIATIVES (TBC)

Senior Representative
Braskem

16:15

DRIVING CHINA’S GREEN REVOLUTION: BIODEGRADEABLE & BIO BASED PLASTICS (TBC)

Janice Li, President

JinHui ZhaoLong High Technology

16:45

BIODEGRADABLE & COMMERCIALLY VIABLE PHA BIOPLASTICS

  • Market prospects for PHA
  • Plant production capacity

17:15

End of Day 1

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

BIOPLASTICS MARKET PROSPECTS IN SOUTH KOREA: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES

  • Government’s role in reducing plastic wastes
  • Market prospects for bioplastics
  • Latest R&D innovations & applications

Chin In-Joo, Chairman

Korean Bioplastics Association (KBPA)

09:40

BIOPLASTICS PROSPECTS FOR GEOTEXTILES & BIO COMPOSITES: THAILAND’S PERSPECTIVE

  • Transitioning from petro plastics to bioplastics: Environmental impact, performance, costs
  • Development process, field testing, market development
  • Industrial scale production and commercialization activities in SEA region
  • Responses from users/consumers

Nopadol Suanprasert, President

Global Biopolymers

10:10

BRANDED ATHLETIC FOOTWEAR - INNOVATION MODEL, INFRASTRUCTURE & APPROACH

  • High level overview of New Balance and how we bring material & product innovations to market
  • Current typical plastic application in athletic footwear, including type vs where-used
  • [Interactive Xchange] Which plastic types would be potentially prime for transitioning and transforming into bio-based plastics?

Bruno Forcione, Head of Innovation, Footwear Strategic Sourcing

New Balance

10:40

Discussion followed by Coffee

11:10

ON THE ROAD TO COMMERCIALISATION: PEF PLANT UPDATES

  • Commercial plant status
  • Plant production capacity
  • PEF vs PET: Pros & cons
  • New PEF applications

Bineke Posthumus, Director Business Development Renewable Polymers

Avantium

11:40

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

  • Incorporating bioplastics into existing waste management & recycling system
  • Composting infrastructure updates
  • What are the emerging alternatives?
  • Challenges and ways to overcome

Charles Willard, Senior Research Associate

Lux Research

12:10

CONVERTING WOOD-BASED BIOMASS INTO RENEWABLE PACKAGING FILMS

Agnes Wong, Segment Manager, Films, SEAP

UPM Raflatac

12:40

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

14:00

End of Conference

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