6th Biobased Chemicals and Plastics

19-22 Jun, 2017 - Bangkok, THAILAND

About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Isroi

Dr. Isroi graduated as PhD on biotechnology from Gadjah Mada University, Yogyakarta in 2014 and two-year research program in Chalmers University of Technology and University of Boras, Sweden. His research focus is utilization of oil palm empty fruit bunch for compost, organic fertilizer, cellulose derivate, biopulping, bioethanol and bioplastic since 2004. His position now is a researcher in Indonesian Research Institute for Biotechnology and Bioindustry, Indonesia.

Dr. Isroi, Researcher
Indonesian Research Institute for Biotechnology and Bioindustry
Oil Palm Biomass Waste Feedstock Potential for Cellulose, Cellulose Derivative and Bioplastic
Day 2 [Tue 20, June], at 10:10 AM
Dr. Asmuwahyu Saptoraharjo

Dr. Asmuwahyu Saptoraharjo  graduated as a Ph D on Analytical Organic Chemistry from Universite Louis Pasteur  Strasbourg French in 1985, He has over thirty  years of experience in the Indonesian plastics industry as a manager and advisor.  His position now is a technical advisor
in  developping Bioplastic at PT Inter Aneka Lestari Kimia, a plastic compounder and masterbatch producer from Indonesia.

Dr. Asmuwahyu Saptoraharjo, Technical Consultant
Availability and Prospects of Cassava for Bioplastics Production
Day 2 [Tue 20, June], at 11:15 AM
Ms. Babette Pettersen

Babette is Chief Business Development Officer at Capricorn Venture Partners. 

Before joining Capricorn, Babette was the Chief Commercial Officer for BioAmber Inc., a market leader in bio-based succinic acid and a pioneer in renewable chemicals. Prior to BioAmber, Babette led new business development for Performance Materials at Royal DSM, before which she held Marketing & New Business Development roles in different industry groups for over 20 years at Dow Corning. 

Babette has a BSc in Biology from Wellesley College, USA and an MBA from INSEAD, France.  

Ms. Babette Pettersen, Chief Business Development Officer
Capricorn Venture Partners n.v.
Strategies and Sources to Attract Private Equity for Bio-Based Projects
Day 2 [Tue 20, June], at 11:45 AM
Dr. Suteera Witayakran

Suteera Witayakran is currently a researcher at Kasetsart Agricultural and Agro-Industrial Product Improvement Institute, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand. She graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology, USA with Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (Paper Science and Engineering). Her research focuses on green modification of lignocellulosic fibers, extraction method for lignocellulosic and cellulosic fibers in micro and nano scale, and turning natural fibers from agricultural resources into new biomaterials.

Dr. Suteera Witayakran, Researcher
Kasetsart University
Prospects of Bamboo Fiber-PP Composites for Automotive & Construction Applications
Day 3 [Wed 21, June], at 09:10 AM
Mr. Fabien Resweber

Fabien Resweber has chemical engineer degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Montpellier, France in 2001.

He has now worked for plastic industry for more than 15years, in different businesses : masterbatch (PolyOne), compounding (Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation) and now bioplastic neat polymer, and had different positions, starting from R&D and technical support, Business development and Sales and Marketing. He is now Vice President Sales and Marketing at PTTMCC Biochem Company Limited, supplier of the first bio-based polybutylene succinate.

Mr. Fabien Resweber, VP, Sales & Marketing
PTT MCC Biochem Co., Ltd
BioPBS Drop in Polymer Applications Growth Potential
Day 3 [Wed 21, June], at 11:10 AM