23rd Asia CemenTrade Summit,

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23-24 Apr, 2024 - Manila, PHILIPPINES

Dusit Thani Manila

08:00

Registration & Networking Tea/Coffee

09:00

Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10

GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

  • Geopolitical Turmoil & its impact on Global economy
  • Where are the bright spots in Asia?
  • Is China recovering from its property woes?
  • Energy prices, interest rates & inflation – where is it heading?

Mr. Michael Ricafort, Chief Economist

Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation

09:40

KEYNOTE : HOLCIM’S DECARBONIZATION STRATEGY IN THE PHILIPPINES

Mr. Horia Adrian, President & CEO

Holcim Philippines Inc.

10:10

Networking Refreshment

10:40

PANEL DISCUSSION : ROLE OF POLICY MAKERS IN ADVANCING THE NET-ZERO GOALS & THE EXPECTATION/PARTNERSHIP FROM THE CEMENT INDUSTRY

  • Energy transition & the potential of carbon pricing instruments
  • Challenges of transitioning to green building materials
  • Legislation of waste transportation, waste infrastructure development, sorting and upcycling
Moderator:

Mr. Samuel Manlosa, Chief Sustainability Officer

Holcim Philippines Inc.

Panelists :

Engr. Juliana D.Vergara, Director III (Assistant Director)

Department of Public Works and Highways

Mr. Christopher de la Cruz, CEO

Philippine Green Building Council

11:10

CEMEX PHILIPPINES ROAD TO NET-ZERO: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES ON LOW CARBON CEMENT AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE PHILIPPINES

11:40

GLOBAL CEMENT OUTLOOK

12:10

Discussion followed by Networking Lunch

13:35

Chairman's Introduction

13:40

DECARBONIZING CHINA'S CEMENT INDUSTRY: RECENT PROGRESS, TECHNOLOGY TRENDS & CASE STUDY

Dr. Sui Tongbo, Vice President

Sinoma International Engineering Co Ltd

14:10

LOW CARBON CONCRETE MATERIAL SOURCING IN ASIA

Mr. Hoa Lam, Senior Sales Manager

EP Power Minerals Asia Pte. Ltd

14:40

INDIA'S CEMENT MARKET OUTLOOK

  • Are cement consolidation/M&A trends expected to continue?
  • Cement/clinker capacity expansion update
  • Sustainability and Innovation in low carbon cement & LC3
  • Raw materials price trends

Mr. Manoj Rustagi, Chief Sustainability and Innovation Officer

JSW Cement Ltd

15:10

Networking Refreshment

15:40

NET ZERO PATHWAY FOR THE CEMENT INDUSTRY IN THAILAND

  • CCUS technology roadmap

Dr. Nanticha Kalapat, Associate Director, Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS), Innovation & Technology

SCG Cement Company Limited / Siam Cement Group - SCG

16:10

MAXIMIZING THE USE OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS TO DECARBONIZE CEMENT PRODUCTION

16:40

End of Day 1

16:50

Networking Reception for all speakers & delegates

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:10

RECENT TRENDS IN DRY BULK SHIPPING MARKET: IMPLICATIONS FOR CEMENT AND CLINKER TRANSPORTATION

  • Changing environmental regulation in the maritime sector & the shake-up in the cement shipping business
  • Cement & clinker trade flow
  • Demand and supply in dry bulk market
  • Dry bulk vessels charter rates forecast & trends

Mr. Navin Kumar, Director-Maritime Research, Bulk Shipping

Drewry Shipping Consultants

09:40

CONSOLIDATION IN CHINA’S CEMENT INDUSTRY AMID SUPPLY GLUT & PROPERTY WOES

  • Demand/supply outlook & trade challenges
  • How soon will the market recovers?
  • EU CBAM & China’s carbon markets on cement sector
  • Decarbonization roadmap

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

China Cement Association (CCA)

10:10

VIETNAM – A MAJOR CEMENT/CLINKER EXPORTER TO THE WORLD

  • Local market supply/demand outlook
  • Export strategy & markets
  • Challenges facing cement producers

Mr. Ken Van, Export Manager – Sales, Marketing And Logistic Department

Tan Thang Cement JSC

10:40

Networking Refreshment

11:10

PATHWAYS TO NET ZERO CARBON CONCRETE – RECYCLED BIO-WASTE AS PARTIAL CEMENT REPLACEMENT

  • Different strategies of achieving net zero carbon
  • Advantages of partially replacing cement with carbon-negative biochar
  • Latest development in the technique of carbon mineralization in concrete
  • Economics & availability of Biochar

Dr. Harn Wei Kua, Assoc Professor, Dep of the Built Environment, Vice Dean (Alumni Relations), College of Design&Engrg

National University of Singapore

11:40

LC3 A GIANT LEAP TO SUSTAINABILITY

12:10

Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

13:45

End of Conference

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