22nd Asia Cementrade Summit,

23-24 May, 2023 - Bangkok, HYBRID

Sofitel Bangkok Sukhumvit

08:00

Morning Registration & Networking Coffee/Tea

09:00

Chairman’s Remarks & Introduction

09:10

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK AND RISKS FOR ASIA

  • How much can China re-opening help Asian economies?
  • Can S.E Asia economies navigate global headwinds? How much will inflation, rise in interest rates, and volatile exchange rates affect  S.E  Asia economies?
  • What are the risks that Asia should look out for in the foreseeable future?

Dr. Kirida Bhaopichitr, Director, Economic Intelligence Service (EIS)

Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI)

09:40

KEYNOTE : GROWING A SUSTAINABLE CEMENT BUSINESS & NET-ZERO STRATEGIES

  • Future of cement trends & net-zero strategies
  • Integrating digital technology for constructions
  • Developing low carbon products
  • Revamping production processes

Mr. Charoenchai Chaliewkriengkrai, Plant Director and Managing Director

SCG Cement Company Limited

10:10

GLOBAL CEMENT OUTLOOK

Mr. Imran Akram, CEO

IA Cement Ltd

10:40

Networking Refreshment

11:10

FUTURE OF CEMENT BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

11:40

GREEN CEMENT TRANSFORMATION PROJECT AND ITS MARKET POTENTIAL

Mr. Kane Salisbury, CEO

Hallet Group

11:55

POTENTIAL OF INNOVATIVE SCM’S TO DECARBONIZE BUILT ENVIRONMENT & THE CHALLENGES TO MARKET

  • Focus on chloride impacted dam fly ash recovery and poly-metallic fume slag processing

David Cockburn, General Manager

Hallet Cement

12:15

Networking Lunch

13:35

Chairman’s Introduction

13:40

SLAG & ASH TRADE IN ASIA

  • Fly Ash, GBFS, GGBFS demand/supply outlook & future trends
  • Solutions for the cement industry to decarbonize

Mr. Hoa Lam, Senior Sales Manager

EP Power Minerals Asia Pte. Ltd

14:10

CEMENT FREIGHT FORECAST & SHIPPING OUTLOOK

  • Where is the freight rate heading?
  • New regulations on dry bulk market
  • Challenges to net-zero shipping

Mr. Niels Josefsen, CEO

Lauritzen Bulkers

14:40

CEMENT DEMAND IN INDONESIA

  • New capital city – Nusantara & the opportunities for cement players
  • Sustainable and green cement growth
  • Cement/clinker trade & investment update
  • Challenges facing cement producers

15:10

Networking Refreshment

15:45

VIETNAM / PHILIPPINES CEMENT / CLINKER MARKET & TRADE OUTLOOK

16:15

DIGITALIZATION AND GREEN TRANSITION FOR A SUSTAINABLE CEMENT PLANT IN THE FUTURE

Senior Representative
FLSmidth

16:45

Final discussion followed by End of Day One

17:00

NETWORKING RECEPTION FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

GLOBAL COAL MARKET, PRODUCTION & TRADE FLOW

  • Supply demand outlook & changing trade flow
  • Coal supply chain & impact on Asia
  • Global moves towards cleaner energy and its impact on coal markets

Mr. F. Hary Kristiono, COO

PT Medco Energi Mining Internasional

09:40

CHINA’S CEMENT MARKET OUTLOOK

  • Clinker & cement demand/supply & trade flow
  • Property woes and its impact on cement sector
  • Implication of China’s ETS on cement markets 

Ms. Grace Chen Fei, Vice Secretary General & Director - Intl Co-operation Dept

China Cement Association (CCA)

10:10

INDIA’S CEMENT MARKET OUTLOOK

  • Are cement consolidation/M&A trends expected to continue?
  • Cement/clinker trade & expansion update
  • Innovations in low carbon cement & sustainability strategy
  • Raw materials cost management

10:40

Networking Refreshment

11:10

COMPOSITE CEMENTS VS ORDINARY PORTLAND CEMENT, QUALITY, APPLICATION, STANDARDS AND ADVANTAGES

11:40

PRE-PROCESSING OF INDUSTRIAL HAZARDOUS AND MUNICIPAL WASTE AS AN ALTERNATIVE FUELS FOR THE CEMENT INDUSTRY

  • Waste recovery & recycling
  • Opportunities and challenges

Mr. Priyesh Bhatti, Director - Environment

Luthra Group

12:10

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

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