14th Phenol/Acetone & Derivatives Markets
07-08 Mar, 2017 - Bangkok
The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Bangkok

 

Programme Time Table
Day 1 - [07 Mar, 2017 - Tuesday]
08:00
Morning Registration & Coffee/Tea
09:00
Chairman’s Welcome Remarks & Introduction
Mr. Karol Kerrane, Business Development Director
EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH - HQ
09:10
GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
  • Rising risk & uncertainty in global economy –  will it get worst?   
  • China’s “new normal”  – what’s the status and perception?
  • The reality of Brexit  
  • Trumponomics & its implication on Asia
  • Currency market trends
Dr. Amonthep Chawla, SVP & Head of Research Office
CIMB Thailand Public Company Limited
09:45
PHENOL INDUSTRY OUTLOOK
  • Phenol - Demand/Supply Balance 
  • Acetone – DemandSupply balance
  • Trade Flow - Shifting Pattern
Mr. Warophat Kimchuwanit, Vice President - Production Planning, Sales & Marketing
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited
10:20
Discussion followed by Refreshment
10:50
CHINA’S PHENOL/ACETONE MARKET OUTLOOK
Mr. Leo Liu, Sales
CEPSA Chemical (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
11:20
INDIA’S PHENOL MARKET TREND & PROJECT UPDATE
Mr. K. Shankar, Vice President - Commercial & Marketing
Deepak Phenolics Limited
11:50
PROPYLENE MARKET TRENDS & FORECAST
  • Propylene Market and Trends
  • Future Sources of Propylene
  • Review of Olefins Economics
Ms. Kanokwan Saktrakool, Consultant
Nexant Asia Limited
12:25
Discussion followed by Networking Lunch
13:50
Afternoon Chairman’s Introduction
Mr. Sachin R Mathur, Vice President - Commercial
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd
13:55
CHANGING DYNAMICS OF BENZENE MARKETS
  • East of Suez Supply/demand forecast & market trend
  • Impact of regional derivatives markets on benzene & its downstream industries
  • Risk management solutions for producers and consumers of benzene
Mr. Lim Fang Wei, Managing Director
AFCO Petrochemicals Pte Ltd
14:25
REGIONAL BPA & PC MARKET TRENDS
  • BPA markets dynamics & forecast
  • PC demand/supply balance & the impact of rising capacities in China
  • Key growth region & emerging applications 
  • Future trends & directions
Mr. Tim Efthimiady, SVP Marketing Head, PCS BU
Covestro Polymers (China) Co.,Ltd
14:55
Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment

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15:30
POLYCARBONATE TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

 

Mr. Malte Bracht, Polycarbonate Technology Manager
EPC Engineering & Technologies GmbH
16:00
NEW DPC PROCESS FOR POLYCARBONATE
  • Asahi Kasei Corporation (AKC) has started the operation of a validation plant for a new DPC process developed with its proprietary technology.
  • The new DPC process is an epoch-making technology to generate DPC only from CO2 and phenol. 
  • AKC will start designing a commercial scale plant in 2017, and create a new PC process by combining the current AKC polycarbonate production technology with the new DPC process and start license activities.
Mr. Akihiro Yagyu, Assistant Manager of Technology, Technology Licensing Department
Asahi Kasei Corporation
16:30
Discussion followed by End of Day 1
16:45
Networking Reception for all speakers & delegates
Day 2 - [08 Mar, 2017 - Wednesday]
09:00
Chairman’s Introduction
Ms. Kanokwan Saktrakool, Consultant
Nexant Asia Limited
09:10
PHENOL/ACETONE MARKET TRENDS IN USA/CANADA
  • Demand/supply forecast & changing trade patterns
  • Growth opportunities and demand drivers 
  • Feedstock market trends & directions
Mr. Sanchai Panchana, Representative
Chem-Energy Corporation
09:45
CHANGING CAPROLACTAM BUSINESS OUTLOOK IN CHINA
Mr. Song Manjun, Sales, Marketing & Supply Chain Director
Fujian Shenyuan New Materials Co Ltd
10:15
Discussion followed by Networking Refreshment
10:45
PHENOLIC RESIN MARKET TRENDS
Ms. Tara Shi, Marketing Manager
Hexion
11:15
EPOXY RESIN MARKET OUTLOOK AND EMERGING TRENDS
Mr. Sachin R Mathur, Vice President - Commercial
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd
11:45
PHENOL/ACETONE SCENARIO IN MIDDLE EAST
  • Demand/supply projections in GCC & the region
  • Key growth drivers & export markets
  • Will additional phenol & downstream capacities in Saudi Arabia tip the balance in the Middle East?
  • Value selling in Phenol/Acetone

 

Mr. Manish Panchal, Practice Head - Chemical Energy & SCM
Tata Strategic Management Group
12:15
Discussion followed by Networking Lunch
13:45
End of Conference

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