Asia Adhesives and Sealants Markets

23-24 Jan, 2018 - Bangkok, THAILAND

Mövenpick Hotel Sukhumvit 15 Bangkok
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Mr. Jay Chiang

Jay Chiang is a polyurethane technology researcher in Material and Chemical Laboratory of Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), Taiwan. He gain his master and bachelor degrees in chemical engineer from California State University, Long Beach, and mainly working on the process simulation and bio-based polyurethane applications.

Those works carry on to his career in ITRI. Mr. Chiang has been working on the development of hot melt polyurethane reactive adhesive with the cooperation of Mosco University on the computer simulation, and the National Tsing Hua University on the kinetic of crystallization analysis. The goal is using the advantage of molecular kinetic simulation to find the ideal formulation combinations, which would shorten the development process of the product.

Mr. Jay Chiang, Associate Researcher
Industrial Technology Research Institute
High-Performance Green PUR Developments & Applications
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 11:10 AM
Panel Discussion – Adapting to the Region’s Needs
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 11:40 AM

Ms. Linda Liu

Ms. Linda Liu is the director of Product &Technology service in Business Unit Coatings, Adhesive & Specialties in Asia Pacific at Covestro Polymers.

Ms. Liu joined Bayer material science  as sales and marketing of Coating and Pigment in 2001. In BMS she has taken different roles, eg Business development manager, Senior product service manager. In 2015 BMS became Covestro, She joined Covestro Polymer (China) and took the current role.

Ms. Liu has graduated from East China University of Science and Technology in the organic Chemistry and got her master degree of business administration.  She has over 20 years’ experience of polymers, especially polyurethane in the coating and adhesive application in various functions as well in her assignment with Shanghai Huasheng Coating Co., LTD China.

Ms. Linda Liu, Director of Product &Technology service APAC, Coatings, Adhesive & Specialties
Covestro Polymers (China) Co.,Ltd
Technology & Market Trend of Waterborne Polyurethane & Chloroprene Rubber Adhesive in Asia Pacific
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 10:40 AM
Panel Discussion – Adapting to the Region’s Needs
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 11:40 AM

Ms. Ke Xin Mah

Ms. Mah Ke Xin is currently the Technical Service Representative for Eastman Adhesive Group supporting South East Asia (SEA), India and Australia New Zealand (ANZ) customers and has been in Eastman Chemical Company for 5 years.  She received a Master in Polymer Science and Technology from Loughborough University, United Kingdom (UK) in 2014 and has experience working on product research and development for new applications in the laboratory.

She is based in Singapore and fluent in the English and Mandarin language. She also loves reading, plays the piano in her free time and enjoys travelling to different parts of the world to experience the diverse cultures.

Ms. Ke Xin Mah, Technical Service Representative
Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Ltd (Regional HQ)
Product Innovation in HMA & How it Enhance Quality of Life
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 04:00 PM

Dr. Bing Wang

Bing Wang currently is a VP of Hot melt and Performance sealants for Nanpao Groups. Bing Join Nanpao in 2008 as Director of Hotmelt. Market focuses on footwear, wood working, package, and fenestration.

Prior to joining Nanpao, Bing was in a technical position for HB Fuller and major in reactive hot melt sealants development for Fenestration business. From 1991-1998, He work for 3M and spin off company Imation for product developments. He has been a research associate for VPI & SU 1989-1991.

Bing received PhD degree (polymer chemistry) from Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst in 1998. 

Dr. Bing Wang, VP, Hot Melt & High Performance Sealants
Nan Pao Resins
Chairman’s Remarks & Introduction
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 09:00 AM
Reactive Hot Melt with High Light in Technology & Key Applications
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 02:30 PM

Ms. Varna Sudasna

Mrs. Varna has been worked with SCG for 29 years and involve and work in Packaging design, Product design, and Marketing positions in the corrugated business units of SCG Packaging since 1987 which makes her full of experience in paper and packaging business and being the key contributor to the success of the company at this time. She stay up-to-date with Asian Corrugated Case Association (ACCA) and work as Vice President of Thai Packaging Association for sharing her knowledge and experience with Thai Packaging Industry to support packaging industry and collaborate with government sector in order to promote trade and industry to domestic and global market.

Ms. Varna Sudasna, Chief Packaging Specialist
Thai Paper Co., Ltd / SCG Packaging
Asian Market Outlook & Trends towards Green Packaging
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 10:50 AM

Mr. Andrew Yen

Andrew Yen is the Regional Marketing Manager in Asia Pacific for Photovoltaics and Hot Melt Adhesives in Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics.

He is responsible for the implementation of regional strategies in addition to the assessment of new focus areas for the business from a regional perspective. He is currently located in Singapore

Mr. Andrew Yen, Market Development Manager
Dow Chemical Pacific (Singapore) Private Limited
Safe Packaging Food - Hot Melt Adhesives: The Importance of Consumer Concerns
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 11:20 AM

Dr. Yong Hsu

Dr. Yong Hsu is the managing director and co-founder of Quadacue Advisors, a business consulting firm specialized in special chemicals and advanced materials industries.

Prior to co-founding QA, he accumulated over 25 years general management and product development experiences in US and Asia while working for several Fortune 500 companies, such as 3M, Eastman Kodak, Honeywell, and Mitsui Chemicals.

Yong had 15 years of management and leadership experience in specialty coating and adhesives products, plus applications into automotive, aerospace and opto-electronic industries; Yong had set up Sales & Marketing, business development, and technical service operation in various global locations; He had 20 issued US patents, and 20 peer-review scientific journal publications.

Yong received his Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in Organic Chemistry from University of Rochester in USA, and obtained B.S. degree in Chemistry from Peking University in China.

Dr. Yong Hsu, Managing Director
Quadacue Advisors
China’s Adhesives & Sealants Market – Major Trends, Challenges & Key Growth Opportunities
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 11:50 AM

Mr. Anthony Schiavo

Anthony Schiavo is an Analyst based in Lux Research’s Singapore office. He leads the Advanced Materials team and supports the broader materials research at Lux. Under his leadership, the Advanced Materials team conducts research on technical and market trends in areas such as future materials platforms, advanced structural materials, and coatings. His expertise also includes new technological innovations in digital manufacturing, materials informatics, and advanced design technologies. Anthony often is called upon to provide strategic advice and guidance for executives in the automotive, chemicals, and consumer goods industries.

Mr. Anthony Schiavo, Analyst
Lux Research - Asia Pacific Pte Ltd
Adhesives Innovation: Identifying Key Drivers, Opportunities & Technologies for Future Markets
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 09:45 AM
Panel Discussion – Adapting to the Region’s Needs
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 11:40 AM

Mr. Cristian Furiosi

With his masters degree in 1997 at Politecnico of Milan, Cristian joined SAPICI.  Started off in the technical department first before he was promoted to be in charge of General Management and now he is the CEO of the company.

Mr. Cristian Furiosi, CEO
Low Free Monomer PU Prepolymers for the Adhesives industry - Solvent-Free Adhesive for Flexible Packaging Improving Food Safety
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 09:30 AM
Panel Discussion – Adapting to the Region’s Needs
Day 2 [Wed 24, January], at 11:40 AM

Dr. Kyohei Mochizuki

Mr Kyohei Mochizuki is currently the application development engineer in Silane business unit at Momentive from 2016.  Based in Tokyo, he mainly focuses on Coating, Adhesive and Sealant Application in Japan.  Prior to joining Momentive, he was senior development chemist for Adhesive Electronic at Henkel.

Received PhD degree (polymer chemistry) from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2006.

Dr. Kyohei Mochizuki, Application Development Engineer
Momentive Performance Materials
Silylated Polyurethane & Special Silane Application in Adhesives & Sealants
Day 1 [Tue 23, January], at 03:30 PM