The Fourth Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference
Posted On : 23rd February 2011

The Fourth Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference on
GLOBAL MEGATRENDS SHAPING THE CHEMICALS BUSINESS:
THE INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

PROGRAM

DAY ONE: Wednesday, 23 February 2011
8:30 AM Registration / Welcome Coffee and Tea / Exhibits Open
Inaugural Session:
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks:

The Opportunity and the Challenges of Growth in the Chemical Industry in India

R. Parthasarathy, President, Indian Chemical Council (ICC)
KEYNOTE ADDRESSES
9:15 AM Outlook of Indian Chemical Industry - Policy Initiatives for attracting investments

M. Raman, Secretary, DCPC, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India
9:35 AM Global Megatrends: What is Shaping the Global Chemical Industry?

Patrick Thomas, CEO, BayerMaterialScience
9:55 AM India as a Growth Platform in the New Chemical World

Wilhelm Sittenthaler, Executive Board member, Wacker Chemie AG
10:15 AM Impact of Global Megatrend on Indian Chemical Industry

Nikhil R Meswani, Executive Director, Reliance Industries Ltd.
10:35 AM Vote of Thanks: Y. M. Kothari, Vice President, ICC
10:40 AM Coffee Break/Exhibits

Hosted by : Nova Chemicals Inc.
Business Session 1: General Session - I
11:10 AM Middle East and India as Partners in Growth

Ahmad Alumar, Vice President - Asia Pacific, SABIC
11:30 AM Strategies for Growing in India

Mikhail Gordain, Head of Synthetic Rubber Business Unit Development, SIBUR LLC
11:50 AM Innovation as a Response to Emerging Trends

Jorg Strassburger, Managing Director and Country Representative, LANXESS India
12:10 PM An Analysis of Global Megatrends

Saikiran Krishnamurthy, Partner and Leader/Chemicals, India, McKinsey
12:30 PM Chairman's Remarks and Q & A
12:45 PM Networking Lunch

Hosted by: Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC)
Business Session 2: Chemical Industry Outlook - I
2:15 PM M&A: A Realistic View

Paul Harnick, Global Chemicals Executive, KPMG
2:40 PM Prospects for Securing Feedstock and Implications for Petrochemicals in India

S. K. Mitra, Executive Director, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
3:05 PM Global Petrochemicals: A Looming Supply Wave?

Andrea Borruso, Director / Middle East Operations, SRI Consulting
3:30 PM Outlook for Petrochemicals and Polymers

Ajay Shah, Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd
3:55 PM Chairman's Remarks and Q & A
4:15 PM Tea / Coffee Break

Hosted by : Nova Chemicals Inc.
Business Session 3: Chemical Industry Outlook - II
4:35 PM The Future of Basic and Inorganic Chemicals in India

D. C. Mehta, Managing Director, Deepak Nitrite Ltd.
5:00 PM Availability of Technical Man Power for Chemical Industry - Academia View

G. D. Yadav, Director, Institute of Chemical Technology
5:25 PM Soda Ash in the New Normal

Zarir N. Langrana, Vice President - Strategy & Markets, Tata Chemicals Ltd.
5:50 PM Dyes and Pigments: A Bright Future?

Ravi Kapoor, Managing Director, Heubach Colour Pvt Ltd
6:15 PM Chairman's Remarks and Q & A
6:30 PM Day One Concludes.
DAY TWO: Thursday, 24 February 2011
Chairperson: Lyn Tattum, Publisher and Director/Chemicals, IHS Chemical Week
9:00 AM Day Two Opening Remarks

Lyn Tattum, Group Vice President and Publisher, Chemical Week
9:15 AM Day Two Keynote

Demographic and Economic Shifts: What does it mean for Chemicals?

Simona Mocuta, Director / Asia Pacific Economics Group, IHS Inc.
Business Session 4: Regulatory & Sustainability
9:40 AM Opportunities for Fine Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals

Ashok Anand, President, Pharmaceutical Div., Hikal Ltd.
10:00 AM Greening of the Chemical Industry

Vivek Tapuriah, AVP Strategy, Jubilant Life Science Ltd.
10:25 AM International Trade Outlook for Petrochemicals

Sanjay Shah, Consultant, Petroleum, Chemicals & Energy Practice, Jacobs Consultancy UK Ltd
10:50 AM Global Regulatory Changes: Responsible Care Initiatives for Chemicals

Daniel Roczniak, Senior Director/Responsible Care, American Chemistry Council
11:15 AM Chairman's Remarks and Q & A
11:30 AM Tea / Coffee Break - (Hosted by: Nova Chemicals Inc.)
Business Session 5: Technology and Business
11.50 AM Technological Trends in Chemicals and Polymers

Sanjay Charati, Head / Research & Development Centre, Solvay
12:15 PM Savings on Energy Costs: Reduction in Green House Gases

Amitabh Gupta, Director, Asia R&D, Praxair, Inc
12:40 PM Chairman's Remarks and Q & A
1:00 PM Networking Lunch - (Hosted by: Praxair India Pvt. Ltd.)
Business Session 6: Technology & Business
2:30 PM Infrastructural and Logistical Challenges

Pavithran M. Kallada, Managing Director, BDP Global Services Pte. Ltd.
2:55 PM Panel Discussion

Growth Opportunities Via the Cluster Concept

Moderator: Lyn Tattum, Publisher and Director/Chemicals, IHS Chemical Week

Panelists:

  • Rajiv Banga, Managing Director & CEO, Mangalore SEZ Ltd
  • D. P. Misra, Head - Marketing & Business Development, Tata Consulting Engineers Ltd.
  • Stan Higgins, CEO and Director, NEPIC
4:00 PM Remarks and Q & A
4:15 PM Conference concludes

Vote of Thanks: Yogesh M. Kothari, Vice President, ICC

THE FOURTH ANNUAL INDIA CHEMICAL INDUSTRY OUTLOOK CONFERENCE: Global Megatrends Shaping the Chemicals Business: The Indian Perspective

ICC is happy to announce that The Fourth Annual India Chemical Industry Outlook Conference will be held on 23 & 24 February 2011 at Ball Room, Taj Lands End, Bandstand, Bandra (West), Mumbai, 400 050. The theme of this year's Conference is "GLOBAL MEGATRENDS SHAPING THE CHEMICALS BUSINESS: THE INDIAN PERSPECTIVE". The Two-day Conference is being organized in cooperation with Chemical Week - a leading international magazine for chemical industry and with the support of Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India and Chemical & Petrochemical Manufacturers Association (CPMA).

Mr. M. Raman, Secretary, DCPC, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Government of India has agreed to deliver a Key Note Address highlighting "Outlook of Indian Chemical Industry - Policy Initiatives for attracting investments."

During the two-day deliberations, International & national learned speakers have agreed to participate and address the delegates on topic relevance to the industry:

  • Global Megatrends: What is Shaping the Global Chemical Industry?
    Patrick Thomas, CEO, BayerMaterialScience
  • India as a Growth Platform in the New Chemical World
    Wilhelm Sittenthaler, Executive Board member, Wacker Chemie AG
  • The Role of Asia as an Emerging Leader in the Chemical Industry
    Albert Heuser, President/Market and Business Development Asia Pacific, BASF
  • Impact of Global Megatrend on Indian Chemical Industry
    Nikhil R Meswani, Executive Director, Reliance Industries Limited
  • Middle East and India as Partners in GrowthYousef Al-Zamel, Executive Vice President/Chemicals, SABIC
  • Innovation as a Response to Emerging Trends
    Jorg Strassburger, MD and Country Representative, Lanxess India
  • An Analysis of Global Megatrends
    Saikiran Krishnamurthy, Partner and Leader/Chemicals, India, McKinsey/ CMAI
  • M&A: A Realistic View
    Chris Stirling, Head of Chemicals for Europe, Middle East and India, KPMG
  • Prospects for Securing Feedstock and Implications for Petrochemicals in India
    Mr. S. K. Mitra, General Manager, Petrochemicals, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd
  • Outlook for Petrochemicals and Polymers
    Mr. Ajay Shah, Vice President, Reliance Industries Ltd
  • Farm To Finger Opportunities in Agri Value Chain
    Dr. Arup Basu, COO Chemical India, Tata Chemicals Ltd.
  • Dyes and Pigments: A Bright Future?
    Mr. Ravi Kapoor, Managing Director, Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd.
  • Global Regulatory Changes: Responsible Care Initiatives for Chemicals
    Debra M. Phillips, Managing Director/RC, American Chemistry Council
  • International Trade Outlook for Petrochemicals - Indian Perspective
    Mr. Sanjay Shah, Consultant, Petroleum, Chemicals & Energy Practice
  • Growth Opportunities Via the Cluster Concept
    Mr. Rajiv Banga, Managing Director & CEO, Mangalore SEZ Ltd.

WHO SHOULD PARTICIPATE:
CEOs, Corporate Planners, Financing Institutions, Representatives of Consultancy Organizations, R&D Institutes, Service Providers etc. can consider attending this Conference.

REGISTRATION FEES:
To defray the expenses, the registration fees will be as follows:

ICC / CPMA Members Rs. 12,500/- per delegate
ICC / CPMA Members
(Early Bird Discount if registered before 5th February 2011)
Rs. 9,000/- per delegate
Non-Members Rs. 17,500/- per delegate
Non-Members
(Early Bird Discount if registered before 5th February 2011)
Rs. 14,000/- per delegate
Group Discount : 3-10 delegates 15% Discount

SPONSORSHIP:
We expect the Conference to attract a good participation from overseas as well as local companies. You may choose to be a sponsor of the event on payment of amount detailed below:

Platinum Sponsor Rs. 7,50,000 5 Complimentary Registration
Gold Sponsor Rs. 5,00,000 4 Complimentary Registration
Silver Sponsor Rs. 4,00,000 2 Complimentary Registration
Dinner Sponsor Rs. 2,00,000 2 Complimentary Registration
Refreshment Sponsor Rs. 1,50,000 1 Complimentary Registration
Table Space / Exhibition Stand Rs. 1,00,000 -

ICC will acknowledge sponsorship support by displaying an appropriate banner at the venue of the Conference and will also offer complimentary registrations as mentioned above.

On this occasion, ICC intends to bring out a Souvenir which will contain papers to be presented at the Conference by the speakers. You may choose to advertise in the Souvenir for which the tariffs are:

Back Cover Rs. 25,000/-
Inside Front Cover Rs. 15,000/-
Inside Back Cover Rs. 15,000/-
Colour Full Page - Inside Rs. 10,000/-
Black & White Full Page - Inside Rs. 5,000/-

For further details and registration, please contact:
INDIAN CHEMICAL COUNCIL
Sir Vithaldas Chambers
16 Mumbai Samachar Marg
Mumbai - 400 001.
Tel: 22047649/8043, 22846852 Fax: 22048057
Email: events@iccmail.in; iccmumbai@iccmail.in

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