18th MEAPET
21-22 Feb, 2017 - Dubai
Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach

 

Programme Time Table
Day 1 - [21 Feb, 2017 - Tuesday]
08:00
Morning Registration & Coffee
09:00
Chairman’s Introduction and Welcome Remarks
Mr. Ankit Kedia, Director
Manjushree Technopack Limited
09:10
Can Demand for PET Resin Grow Profitably - Outlook for 2017
  • Changes in the global market balance for PET
  • Will the regional industry prosper in 2017; a focus on A&ME
  • Inter-regional trade and the impact of duty changes
  • Global trends in PET pricing and margins
  • Sustainability and recycling
Mr. David Swift, Managing Director
PCI Wood Mackenzie
09:45
India PET Market Trends and Demand Outlook

 

Mr. Rajesh Kumar Gera, AVP Business Development
Reliance Industries Limited
10:15
Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshments
10:45
North Africa PET Markets: Focus on Algeria, Morocco and Egypt
  • PET supply and demand projections
  • PET consumption by applications and by processing
  • Growth drivers & market trends
Mr. Tarek Sultan, General Manager
Bericap Egypt
11:15
Leading Dairy Brand in Saudi Arabia: Yoghurt & Dessert Packaging Trends and Demand for PET
Mr. Kaunain Shahidi, R&D Manager (Packaging)
Almarai KSA
11:45
Combining Performance with Flexibility: The New IPS Injection Preform System
  • Technical specifications and advantages of the new platforms 
  • Moulds and hot runners solutions 
  • Innovation and product development
  • Control Vision System for preform: the possible solutions for a better product quality

Mr. Riccardo Rubini, Area Sales Manager - Closures & Containers
Sacmi Imola SC
12:15
Discussion Followed by Networking Lunch
13:45
Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction
Mr. Rajesh Kumar Gera, AVP Business Development
Reliance Industries Limited
13:50
Economic Outlook for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) amid Global Uncertainty
Mr. Thanos Tsetsonis, Senior Economist
Emirates NBD
14:20
A 3-Steps Approach to Improve Quality and Profitability in the Production of PET Bottles

Mr. Davide Bartoli, Regional Sales Manager – Plastic Division
AGR Europe s.r.l.
14:50
Market Drivers and Advancements in Sheet and Film Food Packaging
  • Growth and the use of sheet and film applications 
  • Changing landscape of consumer preference
Mr. Ayhan Kurt Kuruc, General Manager
kp Istanbul – Farmamak
15:20
Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshments
15:55
Panel Discussion: Strategy towards Sustainable Brand PET Packaging
  • Processing challenges & expectations
  • Achieving sustainable packaging
  • PET demand in the sector
  • New trends and design requirements from preform to filling technology
Panelists:
Mr. Rahul Avasthi, CEO
Intergulf Ltd (Empol)
Mr. Nicola Ayyash, Packaging & Commercialization Manager
The Coca-Cola Company Middle East
Mr. Kaunain Shahidi, R&D Manager (Packaging)
Almarai KSA
16:30
Trends and Outlook of PET Packaging in Pharma Application
  • How PET conforms to pharma formulation packaging regulations
  • PET demand and growth rate in packing medicine
Mr. Ankit Kedia, Director
Manjushree Technopack Limited
17:00
Discussion Followed by End of Day One
17:10
Networking Reception for Speakers & Delegates
Day 2 - [22 Feb, 2017 - Wednesday]
09:00
Chairman’s Introduction
Mr. Rahul Avasthi, CEO
Intergulf Ltd (Empol)
09:05
Latest Innovation in PET Resins
  • New opportunities for barrier PET applications in MEA
  • M&G new developments in barrier PET
  • A performant CO2 shelf life evaluation model
  • A tailor-made O2 barrier solution
  • M&G's sustainability proposition
Ms. Cecile Bourland, Marketing Manager for PET Specialties
Mossi & Ghisolfi International S.a r.l. - London Branch
09:35
Nigeria Breweries’ PET Packaging Plan
  • Challenges to extend packaging to PET
  • Shapes and design consideration
  • Future plan and production capacity
Ms. Kemisola Oloriegbe, Line Manager Packaging
Nigerian Breweries Plc
10:05
Africa Beverage and Personal Care Market Expansion and Distribution
  • The different needs for PET packaging in Africa 
  • Investment and manufacturing plan in the continent
Mr. Tomasz Nowowiejski, Chief Executive
Mutalo Group
10:35
Discussion Followed by Networking Refreshment
11:00
Multi-Layer Barrier Technology is Enabling Growth in PET Packaging
Mr. Emmanuel Armand, Director, Multi-layer Barrier Solutions
Husky Injection Molding Systems (Shanghai) Ltd
11:30
FIRST in Kuwait & the Gulf -Compact Industrial Scale Recycling Facility
  • Acquisition of industrial land, finances and complete collection system
  • Logistics support by sponsors
  • Coming February the washing line be set up to start production in Q2 of 2017
  • Methods of establishing operation; lessons for the region
Ms. Sanaa M Al Ghemlas, CEO
Omniya Company
12:00
Final Discussion Followed by Networking Lunch
13:30
End of Conference

Hotel Information

CMT has arranged special discounted room rate at AED 800 / 850 nett (Superior Single / Double) + AED 20 Tourism Fee nett per room per night inclusive of 01 / 02 buffet breakfast (subject to rate & room availability) for delegates at Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach. Please complete Hotel Reservation Form, which is emailed together with invoice, providing full credit card number & expiry date and fax/email completed form to:

Mövenpick Hotel Jumeirah Beach
Jumeirah Beach Residence, The Walk, P.O. Box 282825
Dubai
Contact Person:Charlyne Gunzinger
Sales & Events Coordinator
Phone :+971 4 4498809     Fax :+971 4 4498889

Email :charlyne.gunzinger@movenpick.com

Reservation cut off date :25-01-2017