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Symposium Day I (4th Dec)

Keynote Talk : Innovation to Commercialization
- Dr. John C Warner, Founder & CTO, Warner Babcock Institute of Green Chemistry, USA & Co-founder, 12 Principle of Green Chemistry

Innovation towards Sustainability in the Global Chemistry Enterprise

- Dr. David Constable, Director, ACS-Green Chemistry Institute, USA

Green Chemistry and Engineering : An Industrial Prespective
- Dr. Ajit Sapre, Group President R&T, Reliance Industries Ltd., India

Vision 2025 : Chemical Industry in India : Megatrends, Sustainability and Innovation
- Dr. Deepak Parikh, CMD, Clariant Chemicals India Ltd., India

Creating chemistry for a sustainable future
- Dr. Rajan Venkatesh, Vice-President - Chemical & Performance Products - South Asia, BASF, India

Green Chemistry : As a source of Innovation
- Dr. Maria Dalko, Director, Dept of Chemistry, L'Oreal, France

Think Green, Act Green
- Mr. Ravi Kapoor, Managing Director, Heubach Colour Pvt. Ltd., India

Initiation : Need to "Co-opete" for Industrial Sustainability
- Mr. Anil Jain, CEO - API Division, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India

Renewable Feedstock & Sustainability
- Mr. Samir Somaiya, Chairman & MD, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India

Organizational Initiatives Towards Developing Greener Processes for Generic Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
- Dr. Vilas H. Dahanukar, Chief Scientist-Process R&D, Integerated Product Development Organization, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., India

Biocatalysis : Biological solutions to a growing world
- Mr. Michael Foldager, Global Marketing Manager - Biocatalysis, Novozymes A/S, Denmark

How to improve the Company Sustainability Performance by Active Portfolio Management
- Dr. Joachim Krueger, Sr. Vice President, Clariant International Ltd., Switzerland

Symposium Day II (5th Dec)

Green, Safe and Sustainable Chemistry : Repositioning Chemistry as a Central Science
- Dr. Swaminathan Sivaram, CSIR Bhatnagar Fellow, National Chemical Laboratories (NCL), India

EcoFootprint & Sustainable Innovation : Made in CHIMEXTM Approach
- Dr. Sebastien Duprat De Paule, R&D Director, Operations, CHIMEX - L'Oreal, France

Overview of Green Chemistry/Sustainability research projects in the IIT-MONASH Research Academy
- Dr. Murali Sastry, CEO, IIT-Monash Research Academy, India

Development of Safe, Robust, Environmentally Responsible Processes for New Chemical Entities
- Dr. V. Rajappa, Director & Head-Process R&D, Bristol-Myers Squibb, India

Use Efficiency - A design paradigm for Green Innovations
- Dr. Anil Kumar, Principal Scientist & Head, TATA Chemicals Ltd., India

Selection of green solvents
- Dr. Denis Prat, Head of Process Safety & Environment, Chemistry & Biochemistry, SANOFI, France

Leveraging GCE tools for sustainable chemical manufacturing : Learning outcomes
- Dr. R. Rajagopal, CEO, KnowGenix, India

Scalable Flow Chemistry : A Flexible Tool for the Research, Developments and Production of Pharmaceuticals, Fine & Speciality Chemicals
- Dr. Charlotte Wiles, Chief Executive Officer, Chemtrix BV, Netherlands

Identifying "green chemistry" industrialisation barriers through case-studies
- Mr. Nitesh Mehta, Founder Director, Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

Working together for safer colorants

- Dr. Walther Hofherr, Executive Director, Ecological and Toxicological Association of Dyes and Organic Pigments Manufacturers (ETAD), Switzerland

Green Chemistry & Related Regulatory Developments
- Dr. Rashmi Naidu, Director, Technical Services, NS Support Services Pvt. Ltd. (Technical Support Centre to SSS (Europe) AB, Sweden)

One-day Conference on Green Chemistry for State Pollution Control Board Conference on Day I (4th Dec)

Green Chemistry : Moving from Regulations to Promotion
- Dr. John Warner, Co-Founder, 12 Principles of Green Chemistry

Green Chemistry Best Practices by Global Environmental Authorities
- Dr. David Constable, Director, ACS - Green Chemistry Institute

Pollution Control & Prevention - Chemical Industry Perspectives
- Dr. S. Hariharan, CEO & Joint Managing Director, Solaris ChemTech Industries Ltd., Avantha Group

Wealth out of Waste - Profit Centric Solutions for Industrial Wastewater
- Ms. Sandra D'Sa, General Manager - Marketing, Geist Research Pvt. Ltd.

Sharing of Best Practices by State Pollution Control Board
- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh / Telangana and other State PCB's

Pollution Prevention at Source through "Cleaner Production" - Contribution of GPCB
- Dr. Bharat Jain, Member Secretary, Gujarat Cleaner Production Centre, Gujarat

Co-processing - An environmentally sound solution for a zero waste future

- Mr. Ulhas Parilkar, Director - Geocycle India at ACC Limited

Innovative ways to achieve CETP Inlet Norms - The Vatva experience
- Mr. Deepak Dawda, CEO, The Green Environment Services Co-op Soc. Ltd., Vatva, Gujarat

The Next Generation of Environmental Protection (Live Talk)
- Prof. Paul Anastas, Former Director, US-EPA & Founder 12 Principles of Green Chemistry & Green Engineering

180o Seminars on Day II (5th Dec)

Seminar I : Green Processes

Managing Hazardous and other wastes through cement kiln co-processing in a sustainable manner
- Mr. Ulhas Parilkar, Director - Geocycle India at ACC Limited

Developing green process for speciality chemicals
- Mr. R. N. Mohanty, VP-Technology, Pidilite Industries Ltd.

Versatile, environmentally friendly coating & adhesives
- Ms. Shweta Gupta, Manager Application & Technology Development, Covestro (India) Pvt. Ltd.

Zero Liquid Discharge solutions for industries
- Mr. Amit Udgirkar Sr. Manager, Praj Industries Ltd.

Seminar II : Green Catalysts

New class of chloraluminate Ionic Liquids
- Dr. Parasu Veera Uppara, Vice-President & Group Lead (Ionic Liquids Research) Reliance Industries Ltd.

Biocatalysis - An effective tool for a cost efficient, Sustainable & Green Manufacturing
- Dr. Dinesh Nair, Regional Business Manager, Novozymes South Asia Pvt. Ltd.

Green Chemistry by Nano-Catalysis
- Prof. Vivek Polshettiwar, FRSC Nano-Catalysis Laboratory (NanoCat), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)

Catalyzing Biocatalysis

- Mr. Wolgang Eger, Director, Kijani Asia

Seminar III : Green Solvents

Green Solvent - A sustainable option
- Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava, GM - Corporate and R&D, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd.

We are already on the "Green Way".... Green Solvents from Merck
- Mr. Arun Bachnalkar, Product Manager - Solvents, MERCK Life Sciences Ltd.

Green Solvent - A sustainable option
- Dr. Denis Prat, Head of Process Safety & Environment, Chemistry & Biochemistry, SANOFI, France

Seminar IV : Green Engineering

'Green Engineering with Downflow Gas Contactor (DGC) Reactor'
- Dr. MG (Deepak) Palekar, Head-Strategy & Technology, STEP Pvt. Ltd.

Optimizing resource recovery... towards effective ZLD
- Mr. Girish Thorat, General Manager - India, Rochem Separation Systems (I) Pvt. Ltd.

"Innovative Ion Exchange Technology for treatment of Aqueous Effluent Streams & Developing Greener Processes through Recovery & Reuse of valuable products."
- Dr. C. Nandi, Vice President - R&D, NOCIL Ltd.

Innovative Drives Green Growth : Corning Advanced-FlowTM Reactor Technology
- Mr. C K Sethia, Manager – Sales (Advanced-Flow Reactors), Corning India

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Symposium Day I

Innovation From Renewable Resources at L’Oreal: Expanding the Chemist’s Toolbox
- Dr Julian HITCE, L’Oréal R&I – Advanced Research, L'Oreal, France.

Ecotain – Clariant’s approach to sustainability
- Kumaresan Rajendran, South Asia Business Head, Clariant Chemicals India Ltd. India

Symposium Day II

Reducing the carbon footprint of chemical processes
- Prof. Ashwini Kumar Nangia, Director National Chemical Laboratories - (CSIR-NCL)

Exploration of new reactivities towards future chemical sustainability
- Prof. Chao Jun Li, Professor (E.B. Eddy Chair), Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Green/Organic Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, McGill, Canada

The Use of Continuous Flow Technology for the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
- Prof. C. Oliver Kappe, Kappe, Institute of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria

PCB Conference

Sustainable Technologies for better Compliance & Governance
- Dr. Rakesh Kumar, Director, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur, India

Chemical Industry Perspectives – Pollution Control & Prevention
- Mr. Bimal Goculdas, Chairman - Sustainability Committee,Indian Chemical Council (ICC); & CEO, The Dharamsi Morarji Chemical Co. Ltd.


On-Demand On-Site Continuous Processing – The Concept of “Chemical Generators” in Modern Pharmaceutical and Fine Chemical Manufacturing
- Prof. C. Oliver Kappe,Univ of Graz, CCFLOW (Center for Continuous Flow Synthesis)

Enzyme Immobilization as an enabler for Biocatalysis in Flow
- Dr. Karim Engelmark Cassimjee, Co-founder & CEO of EnginZyme AB,Sweden Bio-catalysis immobilization for Flow

Tool Box for Flow Chemistry & Downstream Ops + Industrial Examples – Indian & Global
- Mr. Vijay Kirpalani, CEO: Pi-Process Intensification Exp. LLP President : Flow Chemistry Society – India Chp.


Digital technologies: shaping future sustainability pathways
- Dr. R. Rajagopal, CEO, KnowGenix, India

Dealing with organic Impurities for Effective Life Cycle Management of Chemical Products.
- Mr. K.K. Bhagchandani, Sr. Dir, asia & pacific Business, ACD/Labs, India.

MBDSTM : A new approach to batch distillation design and simulation
- Dr. Sanjiv Bachal, Equinox software & Services Pvt. Ltd., India; &
- Dr. (Ms) Urmila Diwekar, President and Founder, Vishwamitra Research Institute, USA.

The preferred option of Co-processing for greening industry's backyard
- Mr. Ulhas Prlikar Director, ACC-Geocycle, India

Constructed Geaological Filter System : Green ways for Zero liquid discharge
- Dr. Avinash Kadam MD, Sugam Paryavaran Vikalp Pvt. Ltd. India

Catalysts for industrial Exhust Gas Treatment
- Mr. Srinivas PAES, Chief Manager - Technical project Mgmt., Sud-Chemie India Pvt. Ltd.


Process Intensification for Sustainable Industrial Activities
- Prof. S S Bhagwat, Dept. of Chemical Engineering Institute of Chemical Technology(ICT), India

Purification and recycle / reuse of process streams
- Mr. Hemant Joglekar, Associate Vice President Resin Sales Ion Exchange (I) Ltd.

Recycle@SourceTM Solutions for ‘greener’ processes
- Mrs. Ashwini Gunnal-Kothe – R&D Manager
- Ms. Megha Shanbhag – Business Development Manager Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

New Ether Process Solvent : Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) for green Chemistry & Process Innovation
- G. Ram Prasad, GM-Technical Sales, S.Amit Speciality Chemicals Pvt. Ltd., India & Jun Oka, ZEON Corporation, Japan

Opportunities for Bio-Based Green Solvents
- Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava, ‎GM corporate R & D at Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India.

Greener Catalysts – Encapsulated metal catalysts to Achieve Easier, Faster and Cleaner Hydrogenation and Coupling Reaction Processes
- Mr. Tanmay Godiawala, GM, REAXA Ltd. (S-Amit Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.) India

Process Intensification with Downflow Gas Contactor Reactor
- Dr. M. G. Palekar, CTO, STEP Solutions Pvt. Ltd., India

Green Engineering in Pharma Industry
- Mr. Sandip Bose, Head of operation excellence, Sun API Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., India


Reducing the carbon footprint of chemical processes
- Prof. Ashwini Kumar Nangia Director, National Chemical Laboratories – (CSIR –NCL), India

Exploration of new reactivities towards future chemical sustainability
- Prof. Chao-Jun Li (E.B. Eddy Chair), Canada Research Chair(tier I) in Green / Organic Chemistry, Dept Of Chemistry, University Mcgill, Canada

Overview of water treatment & continuous flow chemistry process.
- Dr. S.S. Tambe, Chair, Chemical Engg. & Process Devt. Div.

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LAZORRIZATION for 3D Management in Chemical Manufacturing
- Mr. Satish Khanna, MD, Founder LAZORR, Ex-Lupin

What inspires me & Excel for Going Green
- Mr. Ashwin Shroff, Chairman & MD, Excel Industries Ltd, INDIA

Innovating towards Sustainability in Chemistry:  It’s a Business Imperative
- Dr. David Constable, Director, American Chemical Society - Green Chemistry Institute, Washington DC, USA

Sustainability and Megatrends – the fuel for innovation in the chemical Industry
- Dr. Martin Vollmer, CTO, Clariant International, Switzerland

Thinking About Sustainability at Godavari Biorefineries

- Mr. Samir Somaiya, Chairman & MD, Godavari  Biorefineries Ltd.

Physics and Chemistry to integrate Economics and Ecology :Recycling and Reuse of Waste
- Mr. Rajeev Pandia, Company Director and Corporate Adviser at various companies in India, the Middle East, Europe and the USA

Knowledge Paper release on IGC&E Report Release and Overview presentation
- Mr. Charu Kapoor, TATA Strategic Management Group

Symposium, Day II (7th Dec)

Key note address - New Supply Chains based on Renewable Resources and New Technologies
- Dr. James Clark, Director, Green Chemistry Center of Excellence for Industry , University of York, UK

Sustainable and Environmentally Benign Polymers: Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Industry

- Dr. Swaminathan Sivaram, CSIR  Bhatnagar Fellow & Former Director National Chemicals’ Laboratory (NCL), India

Sustainability models in the fine and specialty chemicals industry

- Dr. R Rajagopal, CCO, KnowGenix, India

Green, Bio-based Solutions for a Sustainable Economy
- Dr. Roger Sheldon, Delft University & CEO, CLEA Technologies Ltd; & inventor of the E-factor matrices

Wealth from Waste - Biomass Valorization Opportunities in India
- Dr. Christopher Tuck, Business Science Fellow, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Nottingham, UK

Sustainability - Driving Business and Innovation in Chemical Industry: SABIC Example        
- Dr. Surendra Kulkarni, Research Director & Site Head, Sabic Technology Center, India

Food waste valorization - a brief review

- Dr. Jeff Eaves, Industry Manager, Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence for Industry, Univ. of York, UK

Evening plenary talk on The E factor at 21
- Prof. Roger Sheldon, Delft University, Netherlands (Founder of E-factor matrices)

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Dr. John Warner, Co-founder Green Chemistry Principles & CTO, Warner Babcock Green Chemistry Institute, USA

Symposium, Day III (8th Dec)

Challenges of industrialization and implementation of green chemistry & engineering technologies
- Dr. David Constable, Director- American Chemical Society- Green Chemistry Institute, Washington DC, USA

Implementation Challenges for Innovative Technologies
- Dr. Sanjay Jain, Director, Geist Research Pvt. Ltd., India 

Barriers in the Implementation & Industrialization of Green Chemistry & engineering technologies (To upload shortly)
- Mr. Nitesh Mehta, Founder Director, Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

Continuous Processing in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing - Opportunities and Barriers for Green Engineering
- Dr. S Vijaykumar, VP, Process Engineering Head, IPDO Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. India

Green Initiatives at UPL
- Mr. Ashish Dagade, GM- Environment , United Phosphorus Ltd.               

Go Green Strategies and Their Applications to Polymers and Additives
- Dr. Rangaprasad, Director, SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center, India

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Green Process & Measurements (6th Dec)

Chitin – re-discovering a 200 year old molecule- How application of ancient principles help the evolution of an industry
- Mr. Christopher  Bluemel, Founder, I-CHESS, India

Marketing challenges for ‘technology startups with innovative solutions’.
- Ms. Sandra D’Sa, Marketing Head at Geist Research Pvt. Ltd., India

From gram to kilo, scaling up of novel green chemistry technologies

- Dr. Mark Gronnow, Head of Process Chemistry, Bio-renewables Development Centre, University of York, UK

Recycle@SourceTM – A new tool in the tool box of Green Chemistry & Engineering
- Mr. Rajesh Moholkar, Technology Transfer Manager, Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

Environmental Efficiency of Chemical Processes
- Dr. Anuj Mittal, VP - R&D, PI Industries Ltd., India

Green Solvents (7th Dec)

Introduction & Overview
- Dr. David Constable, Director, American Chemical Society- Green Chemistry Insitute, USA

Potential Environmental Impact (PEI) Assessment of Solvent Recovery System Using Waste Reduction Algorithm (WAR)
- Dr. Sanjiv Bachal, Process Consultant, Equinox Software & Services Pvt. Ltd., India

A New Ether Process Solvent: Cyclopentyl methyl ether (CPME) for Green Chemistry and Process Innovation
- Mr. Shunji Sakamoto, Manager, Specialty Chemicals Division, Zeon Corporation, Japan

- Mr. Varun Udeshi, Vice-president, Jayant Agrochemicals Pvt. Ltd.

Green Catalysts (7th Dec)

Introduction & Overview
- Prof. Bhishma Patel, Dept. of Chemistry, Indian Instiute of Technology, Guwahati, Assam

Nature Inspired Green Catalysts for Asymmetric Synthesis (To be upload shortly)
- Dr. G Sekar, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India

Sustainable Metal Catalysts
- Dr. Komal Maheshwari, Head R&D, Newreka Green Synth Technologies Pvt. Ltd., India

Green Catalytic Oxidations
- Dr. Roger Sheldon, Department of Biotechnology, Delft University of Technology, & CLEA Technologies B.V., Delft, Netherlands

Enzymes for Biocatalysis
- Dr. Bhalchandra Vaidya, Advanced Enzymes Pvt. Ltd., India

Biocatalysis- An Effective Tool for a Cost Efficient, Sustainable & Green Manufacturing
- Mr. Dinesh Nair, Novozymes, India

Green Engineering (8th Dec)

"Green Engineering using Commercial Flow Reaction & Process Intensification Platforms"
- Vijay Kriplani, CTO, Process Intensification, India

An Integrated Tool to Mitigate Energy Consumption and CO2 Emissions

- Mr. Jagdish Solanki, Manager-Projects, Infrastructure & Energy Management, Bayer Technology Services, India

Green Engineering for a Thriving Business / case studies

- Mr. Walter Linhart, Head of Engineering, Micro Innova, Austria

Green Engineering Case-studies
- Mr. Vineet Shroff, Director, Standard Engineers', India

IGCW Workshop for Students on Global Trends & Opportunities in Green Chemistry & Engineering, 8th Oct. 2017
Venue: K J Somaiya College of Science & Commerce
Time-slot Speaker Title /Theme Photo
10:00-10:30 Welcome & Inauguration
11:30-12:00 Welcome address – Shri Samir Somaiya, CMD, Godavari Biorefineries Ltd., India (Invited) John Warner
10:30-11:30 Keynote Address, Dr. John C. Warner, Co-founder 12 Principles of Green Chemistry; President & CTO, Warner Babcock Green Chemistry Institute, USA Green Chemistry Innovations through the lens of Thermodynamics Dr. John C. Warner
12:00-12:30 Dr. David Constable, Science Director, ACS-Green Chemistry Institute, USA Hope for A Sustainable Future – Students can Change the World. Dr. David Constable
12:30-14:00 Lunch break
Career opportunities in green chemistry & engineering
14:00-14:30 Dr. Ingrid Mergelsberg, Director - Process Chemistry, MSD, USA Ingrid Mergelsberg
14:30-15:00 Godrej Industries (TBC) Godrej Industries
15:00-15:30 Mr. Mark Dorfman, Biomimicry Chemist, Biomimicry 3.8, USA Mark Dorfman
15:30-16:00 Prof. A. B. Pandit. UGC Scientist C (Professor Grade), Chemical Engg Department, Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai (Invited) A. B. Pandit
16:00-16:30 Tea / Coffee break
16:30- 17:30 Interactive session with Students
Moderator – Dr. David Constable, Science Director, ACS-Green Chemistry Institute, USA
student workshop