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The Fourth Annual  India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference
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Wednesday, Feb 23 2011

Registration/Welcome Coffee and Tea/Exhibits Open

6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc

Welcome Remarks

7:00 AM - 7:10 AM
Speaker:
R. Parthasarathy, President, Indian Chemical Council

Keynote Addresses

7:10 AM - 8:55 AM

Outlook of Indian Chemical Industry – Policy Initiatives for Attracting Investments

7:10 AM - 7:30 AM
Speaker:
M. Raman, Secretary, DCPC, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India

Global Megatrends: What is Shaping the Global Chemical Industry?

7:30 AM - 7:50 AM
Speaker:
Patrick W. Thomas, CEO, Bayer MaterialScience AG

India as a Growth Platform in the New Chemical World

7:50 AM - 8:10 AM
Speaker:
Wilhelm Sittenthaler, Member of the Executive Board, Wacker Chemie AG

Impact of Global Megatrends on Indian Chemical Industry

8:10 AM - 8:30 AM
Speaker:
Nikhil Meswani, Executive Director, Reliance Industries Ltd.

Middle East and India as Partners in Growth

8:30 AM - 8:50 AM
Speaker:
Ahmed Alumar, Vice President/Asia Pacific, SABIC

Vote of Thanks

8:50 AM - 8:55 AM
Speaker:
Yogesh M. Kothari, Vice President, Indian Chemical Council

Coffee Break/Exhibits

8:55 AM - 9:15 AM
Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc

Business Session 1: General Session

9:15 AM - 10:50 AM

Strategies for Growing in India

9:15 AM - 9:40 AM
Speaker:
Mikhail Gordin, Head of Synthetic Rubber Business Unit Development, Sibur LLC

Innovation as a Response to Emerging Trends

9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
Speaker:
Joerg Strassburger, Managing Director & County Representative, LANXESS India Pvt. Ltd.

An Analysis of Global Megatrends

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Speaker:
Saikiran Krishnamurthy, Partner, McKinsey

Chairman’s Remarks and Q & A

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Networking Lunch

10:50 AM - 12:00 PM
Hosted by: SABIC

Business Session 2: Chemical Industry Outlook I

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

M&A: A Realistic View

12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Speaker:
Paul Harnick, Global Executive, Chemicals and Performance Technologies, KPMG

Prospects for Securing Feedstock and Implications for Petrochemicals in India

12:25 PM - 12:50 PM

Global Petrochemicals: A Looming Supply Wave?

12:50 PM - 1:15 PM
Speaker:
Andrea Borruso, Dir. Middle East Operations, SRI Consulting

Outlook for Petrochemicals and Polymers

1:15 PM - 1:40 PM
Speaker:
Ajay Shah, Sr. Vice President-Polymer Sector, Reliance Industries Limited

Chairman’s Remarks and Q & A

1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

Coffee Break/Exhibits

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM
Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc

Business Session 2: Chemical Industry Outlook II

2:20 PM - 4:15 PM

The Future of Basic and Inorganic Chemicals in India

2:20 PM - 2:45 PM
Speaker:
Deepak Mehta, Managing Director, Deepak Nitrite Ltd

Opportunities for Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

2:45 PM - 3:05 PM
Speaker:
Ashok Anand, President – Pharmaceutical Division, HIKAL LTD

Farm to Finger: Opportunities in the Agri Value Chain

3:05 PM - 3:30 PM
Speaker:
G. R. Goves, Head-Agribusiness (Crop Nutrition & Agri Business), Tata Chemicals

Dyes and Pigments: A Bright Future?

3:30 PM - 3:55 PM
Speaker:
Ravi Kapoor, Managing Director, Heubach Colour Pvt Ltd

Chairman’s Remarks and Q & A

3:55 PM - 4:15 PM

Day One Concludes

4:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Thursday, Feb 24 2011

Welcome Coffee and Tea/Exhibits

6:30 AM - 7:00 AM
Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc

Day Two Opening Remarks

7:00 AM - 7:15 AM
Speaker:
Lyn Tattum, Publisher and Director, Chemicals, IHS Inc

Demographic and Economic Shifts: What Does it Mean for Chemicals?

7:15 AM - 7:40 AM
Speaker:
Simona Mocuta, Director/Asia Pacific Economics Group, IHS Inc

Business Session 4: Regulatory & Sustainability

7:40 AM - 9:15 AM

Defining Sustainability and Translating It into Business Strategy

7:40 AM - 8:05 AM

International Trade Outlook for Petrochemicals

8:05 AM - 8:30 AM
Speaker:
Sanjay Shah, Consultant, Petroleum, Chemicals & Energy Practice, Jacobs Consultancy UK Limited

Global Regulatory Changes: Responsible Care Initiatives for Chemicals

8:30 AM - 8:55 AM
Speaker:
Dan Roczniak, Senior Director, Responsible Care, American Chemistry Council

Chairman’s Remarks and Q & A

8:55 AM - 9:15 AM

Coffee Break/Exhibits

9:15 AM - 9:40 AM
Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc

Business Session 5: Technology and Business

9:40 AM - 11:15 AM

Technological Trends in Chemicals and Polymers

9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
Speaker:
Sanjay G. Charati, Director-Technical, Solvay Specialities India Private Limited

Savings on Energy Costs: Reduction in Green House Gases

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Speaker:
Amitabh Gupta, Director, Asia R&D, Praxair

Challenges in Securing Skilled Labor and Developing Human Resources

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM

Chairman’s Remarks and Q & A

10:55 AM - 11:15 AM

Networking Lunch

10:55 AM - 12:00 PM
Hosted by: Praxair India Pvt. Ltd

Business Session 6: Technology & Business

12:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Infrastructural and Logistical Challenges

12:00 PM - 12:25 PM
Speaker:
Pavithran M. Kallada, Managing Director, BDP International

Panel Discussion: Growth Opportunities Via the Cluster Concept

12:25 PM - 1:25 PM
Moderator/Chair:
Lyn Tattum, Publisher and Director, Chemicals, IHS Inc
Panelists:
Rajiv Banga, Managing Director and CEO, Mangalore SEZ Ltd
 
D P Misra, Head-Marketing & Business Development, TCE Consulting Engineers Ltd

Remarks and Q & A

1:25 PM - 1:45 PM

Vote of Thanks

1:45 PM - 2:00 PM
Speaker:
Yogesh M. Kothari, Vice President, Indian Chemical Council

Conference Concludes

2:20 PM - 2:20 PM











 
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