Day One – 09th October 2023
Welcome Remarks – Nidhi Verma, Founder & Managing Director, ElitePlus++ Business Services
Keynote Address 1: Packaging Industry - A Roadmap to Sustainable future
A.S. Sahney, Executive Director (Petrochemicals), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.
Keynote Address 2: Opportunities for the Rigid Packaging in the Current Scenario
Avinash Verma, President PetChem Ops, Reliance Industries Ltd
Keynote Address 3: Opportunities and Challenges for Plastic Packaging Industry in Food Industry
Dr. R.S. Sodhi, President Indian Dairy Association, Former Managing Director GCMMF (Amul)
Keynote Address 4: How different will the next few years be for the Gobal Economy
Neelkanth Mishra, Chief Economist, Axis Bank, Head of Global Research (and member of the board), Axis Capital
Coffee Break & Networking
Plastics - A wonder material or a curse? Path ahead!
Vagish Dixit - Managing Director, ALPLA India Pvt. Ltd.
Business Session 1: Material Opportunities for Moulding Applications
Session Chairman: Ajay Shah, President Polymer Chain, Reliance Industries
Leveraging Resin Technologies to Enhance the Sustainability of Polyolefins
Unmesh Nayak, COO - Polymers, Reliance Industries
Polyolefins – Light at the end of the tunnel – A Global Perspective
Sarah Rae, VP Olefins and Derivatives, Argus Media
Polypropylene (PP) Rigid Packaging and its Sustainability Solutions
Dr. Zhaolin Zhou, Vice President – Asia – Chemicals, Milliken Chemical
Opportunity for Indigenisation & Export for Injection Moulders. - Parts for Solar, 5G Telecom, EV Batteries, etc.
Sri Ramani, Key Account Leader - Automotive India Business, SABIC - HPP BU
Billion Bottles and Counting: Driving circular economy for human-contact applications
Mani Kishore Vajipey, Co-Founder and CEO, Banyan Nation
Business Session 2: Voice of Converters – Injection Moulding
Session Chairman: Haresh R Pillay, Executive Director, Time Technoplast Ltd.
2 & 3 Dimensional Decoration Processes on Moulded Applications
Hemit Gandhi, Executive Director and Uchit Gandhi, Executive Director, Mutual Automotive Pvt. Ltd.
Sustainable PAILS solution for Paints Industry
Navninder Singh, Head Packaging, M/s Asian Paints
Better Efficiency at Renewable Energy - Best Practices
Sanjeev Verma, Head of Operations, Nilkamal Ltd.
Business Session 3: Innovations in Machinery & Moulds
Session Chairman: Kailash P, Advisor, Shibaura Machine Co. Ltd
Transitioning to Sustainable Packaging
Christophe Beck, General Manager PET Tooling, Husky Technologies
Latest Moulding Machine Technology for Carbon Neutrally Society
Makoto Nishizawa, Director, Shibaura Machine Co. Ltd.
Breakthrough Technology in Hydraulic Fluids
Ramesh Vardhan, Managing Director, Yizumi
Comprehensive Mould Solutions
Dayanand Reddy Anugu, Managing Director & Owner, Vasantha Tool Crafts
New Developments for Lowest Part Weight for Containers & InMold assembly Caps.
Vishal Agarwal, President, Yudo Hot Runner India Pvt. Ltd
Business Session 4: Mobility, White Goods, Latest Trends
Session Chairman: Sudhir Kanvinde, Chief Information Officer, The Supreme Industries
The Critical Role of Plastics in Fuelling Demand for Electric Vehicles
Achal Thakkar, Managing Director, Autotech-Sirmax India Pvt. Ltd
Lightweighting solution with long glass fibre reinforced polypropylene and continuous glass fibre reinforced polypropylene composites
Sun Yajie York, Chief Technology Officer, Kingfa Science & Technology (India) Ltd.
White Goods & Home Appliances as a way of Sustainable Growth
Vijay Kumar S, Materials Integrator, Whirlpool of India
Coffee Break & Networking
Business Session 5: Reaching the End Users
Session Chairman: Dr. Radha Mohan Gupta, Former Procurement Director- South Asia, Reckitt
Biomimicry Integration in Sustainable Packaging Design
Sribacha Nayak, Packaging R&D and Healthcare Sustainability Leader, Procter & Gamble
Viewing through FMCG Industry lens - Opportunities and Challenges faced by companies
Garima Singh, Chief Government Affairs & Communications Officer, PepsiCo India
Panel Discussion: The Brand Owners' Wishlist
Moderated by: Sridhar J, Head - Packaging Development, Pureplay Skin Sciences
Ayaz Kagzi, Technology Leader – Packaging Development, Pidilite Industries Ltd., Soumyanath Mishra, Head - Packaging Development, Mankind Pharma, Peter K. A., AVP - Packaging Development, Godrej Consumer Products
Manish Patil, Director Packaging – SAPMENA, L’Oréal
Evening Address: Emerging Scenario for Merger & Acquisition in Packaging Sector
Ajay Arora, Head of Investment Banking Advisory, Ernst & Young India
Stand-up Comedy performance by Abijit Ganguly
Cocktails & Networking Dinner
Day Two – 10th October 2023
Welcome Back – Nidhi Verma, Founder & Managing Director, ElitePlus++ Business Services
Transforming Rigid Packaging with Artificial Intelligence: Innovation, Sustainability, and Quality Assurance
Nitin Kumar Satankar, (Industrial Artificial intelligence and Data Science), Reliance Jio
Keynote Address by: Plastic Circularity from the Perspective of a Brand!
Angelo George, CEO, Bisleri International
Panel Discussion: Excellence in Manufacturing through Automation
Moderator: Raju Desai, Director, Jyotiplastic
Manish Sharma, National Sales Head, Fanuc India Pvt. Ltd., Doctor Joy, Managing Director, Selplast Exports Pvt. Ltd.
Prafull Jhalani, Owner, Devanshi Electronics Pvt. Ltd., Sandeep Patil, Director, PTC,
Business Session 6A: PET – Perspective of Brand Owner
Session Chairman: Dr. Vimal Katiyar, FSSAI, Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, IIT Guwahati
Latest Developments in Pharma Packaging
Rajesh Mishra, Director - Packaging Development, Abbott Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
FMCG Perspective along with Macro Gambit and it's influence
Ali Muhammad Lakdawala, Head Packaging Procurement at ITC Limited (Foods Division), ITC Ltd.
Changing the Landscape of Beverage Packaging
Chandramohan Gupta, Executive Director & Chief Operating Officer, Moon Beverages Ltd.
Innovations in Packaging and Consumer Purchase Experience
Amit Milind Kale, Assistant Vice President, Reliance Retail
Coffee Break & Networking
Business Session 6B: Innovations and Emerging Technologies in Rigid Packaging
Session Chairman: Vaibhav Saraogi, Managing Director, Chemco Group
Responsible Plastic Packaging
Thimmaiah Napanda Poovaiah, MD & Chief Executive Officer, Manjushree Technopack Ltd.
New Injection Moulding System for PET preform with embedded Quality Control Vision System and High
cavitation Moulds dedicates to new 26mm neck finishes families.
Moraldo Masi, Pet Business Unit Director, Sacmi
A Fresh Look at New PET Packaging Prospects
Constantinos Sideris, Director, CYPET Technologies
Plastic Industry Challenges for Blow Moulders
David Mclver, Managing Director South East Asia, Uniloys
Panel Discussion: Indian Industry's March for Sustainability
Moderator: Dr. Vijay Habbu, Consultant, Reliance Industries Ltd
Panelist: Haren Sanghavi, Director, GMS Plastic Machinery Pvt. Ltd., Devendra Surana, Managing Director, Magnum Group, Ayodhya Prasad Singhal, Director, J B Ecotex Ltd. , Saurabh Shah, Managing Director, Landbell Green Forest Solutions
Business Session 7: Blow Moulding – Packaging: Perspective from Brand Owner & Convertor
Session Chairman:Nikhil Shah, Managing Director, Wellmac Plastics Pvt .Ltd.
Packaging for Lubricant Oil and Challenges around Sustainability
Purnima Rathore, SME Packaging, Shell India
Global Mega Trends in Plastic Packaging
Vinay Agarwal, Managing Director, & Hersh Agarwal, Partner, Creative Group of Industries
Berry India – Innovation for Better Sustainability
Eric Chavent, EVP Global Accounts, Berry Global
Creating High Quality Capacities
Saurabh Dhawan, Director – Strategic Operations, SSF Plastics India , Dhruv Dhawan, Director, Recraft Processing
Coffee Break & Networking
Business Session 8: New Applications in Raw Material & Design in Roto Moulding
Session Chairman:Abhay Gupte, Managing Director Vice President - Mumbai Regional Office, Reliance Industries Ltd.
An Outlook on Roto Moulding Market and New Applications
Speaker from Matrix Polymers*
Rotationally Moulded Remote Operated Rescue Craft
Satish Gokhale, Director - Industrial Design, Design Directions Pvt. Ltd
A Global Outlook on the Roto Moulding Market
Speaker from Floatex*
Closing Remarks by Nidhi Verma, Founder & Managing Director, ElitePlus++ Business Services
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09-10 October 2023
Hotel Sahara Star,
Nehru Rd, opp. Domestic Airport, Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Mumbai,Maharashtra 400099