India Bioplastics Summit 2017

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The First Ever Conference + Networking Platform in India Exclusively for Bioplastics

A 2 day conference & networking that provides the audience updates, insights and perspectives on the current and emerging opportunities in bioplastics, and how entrepreneurs can benefit from these.

 

Highlights of the Bioplastics Summit

 

Who is it for?

The India Bioplastics Summit will be invaluable for

 

Why Should You Attend this?

 

Who will be presenting at this summit?

The summit is expected to have a large gathering of over 400 professionals, comprising key and diverse stakeholder segments. The following professionals will be sharing their expertise providing the insights and updates:

Schedule & Agenda

Registration: 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Day 1, Nov 24

Experts from:
    • EAI and other consulting firms
    • Prominent Indian and international suppliers of bioplastics

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM - Introduction to Bioplastics

    • Plastics & plastics alternatives
    • Bioplastics as sustainable alternative to plastics
    • Difference between Biopolymers & Bioplastics
    • Current & emerging feedstock for bioplastics

10:15 AM – 11 AM - Applications of Bioplastics

General application characteristics of bio-based polymers & bioplastics

    • Current and emerging range of end use application segments
        • As disposable plastics alternatives
        • As durable plastics alternatives
    • The foodware segment and the applications of bioplastics and other bio-based materials as alternatives for single-use plastics in this segment
Experts from:
    • Prominent market research and media focusing on bioplastics and bio-based materials segments
    • Consulting experts from EAI and other sustainability consulting firms

11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon - Global Bioplastic Production Capacities

    • Global production capacities by biopolymer type
        • Durable vs Biodegradable
        • Durable Bioplastics Market Share
        • Biodegradable Bioplastics Market Share
    • Global production capacities by market segment
        • Market Share of Bioplastics by Types
        • Market Share of Bioplastics by Segments
    • Global production capacity by regions
        • Market focus on key regions
        • Asia-Pacific
        • US
        • Europe

12:00 Noon – 1:00 PM - Global Bioplastics Market Dynamics

    • Growth drivers
    • Challenges
Experts from:
    • Scientists and researchers from top Indian acamedia and research organizations
    • Technology and production heads from prominent bioplastic resin and product manufacturers

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM - Properties of Bioplastics

Properties of biodegradable bioplastics

    • Starch based plastics
    • Polylactic acid (PLA)
    • Polyhydroxyalkonates (PHA)
    • Cellulosic Polymers
    • Bio Polybutylene Succinate (PBS)

Properties of bio-based durable plastics

    • Bio-based polyurethane (PUR)
    • Bio-based Polyamides (PA)
    • Bio-based Polyethylene (Bio- based PE)
    • Bio-based Polyethylene Terephthalate (Bio-PET)

Properties of fossil-based biodegradable plastics

2:45 PM – 3:30 PM - Production Technologies

Bio-polymers and their production methods

    • Production of starch plastics
    • Conversion technologies
    • Processing limitations and overcoming methodologies

Production methods of the following products will be presented

    • Starch based Polymers
    • Polylactic acid (PLA)
    • Polyhydroxyalkonates (PHAs)
    • Cellulosic Polymers
    • Bio-based polybutylene succinate (PBS)
    • Bio-based polyurethane (PUR)
    • Bio-based Polyamides (PA)
    • Bio-based polyethylene (PE)
    • Bio-based polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
Experts from:
    • EAI’s Bioplastics Consulting Division
    • Prominent Indian & international suppliers of bioplastic resins and end products

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM - Economics of Bioplastics

    • What are the latest trends in the costs of bioplastics?
    • What contributes to the high cost of bioplastics?
    • What are the avenues through which the high cost of bioplastics can be reduced?
    • Cellulosic Polymers
    • Estimates for Different Parts of the Value Chain
    • Cost drivers for capex and OPEX

Day 2, Nov 25

Experts from:
    • Global & Indian standards and testing organizations
    • Top management from government bodies in charge of bioplastics standards & certifications
    • Key professionals from top standards & plastic/bioplastic technology institutes such as CIPET

9:30 AM – 9:45 AM - Introduction

Need for standards, certifications & labels

9:45 AM – 10:30 AM – Standards for Bioplastics

    • ASTM – American Society for Testing and Materials (USA)
    • ISO – International Organization for Standardization (international)
    • CEN – European Committee for Standardization (European Union)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM – Certifications & Labels for Bioplastics

    • Standards, certifications & labels
    • How do standards, certifications and labels work together?
    • How can standards, certifications and labels help a bioplastics manufacturer?
Experts from:
    • Experts from EAI’s Bioplastics Consulting Division
    • Professionals from waste management and recycling firms

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM - Disposal, Recovery and Recycling

Need for standards, certifications & labels

Recycling

    • Mechanical Recycling
    • Chemical recycling
    • Challenges in recycling of bioplastics and biopolymers

Energy Recovery from Bioplastics – is this a sensible avenue?

    • Bioplastics from packaging and household waste
    • Industrial, durable bioplastics & biopolymers

Composting of bioplastics

    • Theory and the real life data
Experts from:
    • Professionals and top management from leading Indian and international manufacturers of bioplastics resins and end products
    • Professionals from the packaging industry
    • Leading technical professionals from the research and industry
    • Experts from sustainability consulting firms

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM - Emerging Technologies

    • Improvement of Existing Biopolymers
    • Deploying Existing Polymers in Novel Applications
    • Innovations of New Biopolymeric Materials for Existing/Novel Applications
    • Innovations in Manufacturing Practices to Expand the Scope of Existing Biopolymers
    • Strategic Alliances and Collaborations
Experts from:
    • Professionals and top management from leading Indian and international manufacturers of bioplastics resins and end products
    • Leading technical professionals from the research and industry
    • Experts from sustainability consulting firms
    • Scientists and researchers from top Indian acamedia and research organizations
    • Technology and production heads from prominent bioplastic resin and product manufacturers
    • Prominent end users and prospective end users of bioplastics

3:30 PM - 4:45 PM – Panel Discussion

Themes that will be discussed

    • What have been the main end use sectors in India that have shown promise for bioplastics and biopolymers products?
    • How are the various states in India doing in the context of use of plastic alternatives and specifically bioplastics, in the wake of mandates and regulations by many state governments?
    • What are the key emerging product & technology trends in bioplastics and biopolymers that are most relevant to India?
    • What are the projections for the cost of bioplastic products for the short and medium term, and what will be the drivers for any suggested cost reductions?

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