Tuesday, March 01, 2011: 02:56:55 PM

Plast Avenues Summit 2011


Date: 18th March, 2011

Venue: Hotel Novotel Mumbai Juhu Beach, Mumbai

Country: India

Event Organiser: INK Business Media Pvt. Ltd.

Event Website: www.inkbusinessmedia.com/plastavenuesummit

Growing investment in environmentally sustainable technologies, along with increased interest from polymer manufacturers in biodegradable polymers and biopolymers is one of the primary focus areas of PlastAvenues Summit 2011. Those who attended the K Fair this year noticed that Green Plastics & Sustainability were the prominent themes on the agenda of a majority of exhibitors, resulting in widespread interest in the plastics industry. In this backdrop, the first edition of PlastAvenues Summit 2011 aims to further build this interest in India, and help the plastics fraternity leverage potential opportunities in this segment. PlastAvenues Summit 2011 is an opportunity to take an important place in a regional, targeted, 24/7 marketing campaign.

Programme Agenda
• Theme Session: Developments in polymers industry
o Sustainability issues in the petrochemicals sector
o Green practices in polyolefins industry
o  Biobased additives and their role in sustainable initiatives by plastics processors
o  Engineering plastics and their role in green initiatives

• Theme session: Opportunities in biopolymers and biodegradables
o Overview of biopolymers and biodegradables industry in India: SWOT Analysis
o Green chemistry and lifecycle of plastics
o Latest trends in biodegradables and compostable plastics
o Counter view on bioplastics & its feasibility

• Theme Session: Machine manufacturing towards energy efficiency
o Green approach & energy efficiency measures in injection moulding
o Energy efficiency measures in blow moulding
o Innovative green manufacturing in extrusion processes
o Ancillary equipment and their role in enhancing energy efficiency of moulding process

• Theme Session: Recycling & Plastics Waste Management
o End of life management options with plastics waste
o Latest trends in plastics waste recycling lines
o Innovative recycling applications like use of PET bottles in textile applications

• Theme session: Propagating green initiatives across application avenues
o Trends in green & sustainable packaging materials
o Scope of sustainability in automotives as an emerging segment
o Green initiatives in building & construction industry 

Theme Session: Innovative product designing (Case studies from Plastics Processors)
Visionary Panel Discussion: The way forward in sustainable development of plastics

Advantage for Delegates

• Get first-hand information on the latest trends in sustainability from industry leaders across the spectrum of plastics fraternity
• Gauge the feasibility of adopting best green practices in plastics processing operations
• Get an in-depth analysis on whether biodegradables and biopolymers can sustain the growth in demand for plastics products
• Know more about latest energy efficient machines across injection moulding, extrusion and blow moulding, among others
• Opportunity to network with industry leaders and decision makers from across industry segments, industry associations, media houses etc.

Confirmed Speakers
• Bipin Shah, Vice President, PlastIndia Foundation
• Eduard Stückle, Head – International Technical Support, ARBURG GmbH + Co KG
• Frederic Petit, Global Sustainability Director, DSM Engineering Plastics
• Franck Thumerel, Business Development & Marketing Manager, Roquette Frères
• John James, Export Manager, Wells Plastics Ltd
• Mandar Amrute, Market Development Leader, Arkema India
• P V Narayanan, Chairman, Cognizance Packaging Solutions Pvt Ltd
• Sunil Jain, President, Rajoo Engineers Ltd
• Ujjal De, Senior Vice President, Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd
• Dr. U K Saroop, Vice President - Business Development, Reliance Industries Ltd
• Vijay Merchant, Vice President, Indian Plastics Institute

Delegate Profile
• Business leaders & decision makers in process plants
• Technology/Operational/Production heads
• Chief Technology Officers
• Chief Operating Officers
• Technical Directors
• VP – Technology/Production/Manufacturing
• Product Design Heads
• Senior management personnel from production

Target Sectors
• Plastics moulders & processors
• Automotives & automotive component manufacturers
• Packaging (bottles, flexible packaging) manufacturers
• Medical equipment manufacturers
• Building & construction industry
• Consumer goods manufacturers
• Electronics & electrical appliance manufacturers
• Film converters
• Consumers of recycled resins
• Environmental Organizations
• Recycled plastic product makers

General Enquiry:
info@inkbusinessmedia.com, meera@inkbusinessmedia.com

Contact: Ms. Meera Gopinathan, Asst. Sales - Manager

Telephone: +91 22 4208 1777

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