Date:-Day I, Thursday, 5th Oct. 2017.
Venue:- Emerald Hall, 1st Floor, Ramada Powai Hotel & Convention Centre, Mumbai

5th IGCW-2017 Symposium Day I

  1. IGCW Symposium is the central most expression of IGCW Convention & Ecosystem
  2. Uniquely adapted on the 9-i Theme Approach , to address the “green chemistry & green engineering” felt-need of the entire value-chain
  3. 9-i Theme Approach is utilized to distinguish existing paradigm of conventional practices and recognize unworkable practices; and introduces new possibilities, new phenomenon, new strategies and new capacities to implement, integrate and innovate tangible and sustainable practices.
  4. IGCW Symposium is designed to bring-forth world’s best industrial practices and success stories on “Green Chemistry & Green Engineering”
  5. Opportunity to meet and interact with Global experts, Industry thought-leaders and renowned scientists

Participation Focus

Industrial Participants will include senior decision makers from the four most chemistry-intensive sectors:

  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Agro-chemicals
  • Dyes & Pigments
  • Specialty, Fine and Performance Chemicals

Theme Approach


IGCW-2017 Symposium DAY I, 5th Oct. 2017, Thursday
Theme Speaker Designation Title
9:30 - 10:30 Inauguration 5th IGCW-2017 Convention & Ecosystem
10:30 - 11:15 keynote speaker Dr. John Warner Co-founder 12 Principles of Green Chemistry; President, CTO -
The Warner Babcock Institute for Green Chemistry, India
11:15 - 11:30 Tea - Coffee break & Inauguration IGCW-2017 EXPO
11:30 - 12:00 Ignition R. Gopalkrishnan Former Director, TATA Sons;
Author, Speaker, Corporate Leader, India
12:00 - 12:30 Ignition Dr. David Constable Science Director, American Chemical Society-
Green Chemistry Institute, USA
12:30 - 13:00 Ignition Rafael Cayuela Chief Economist, Corporate Strategy & Int. Gov.
Affairs, The Dow Chemical Company, Switzerland
13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch & Visit to IGCW EXPO
14:00 - 14:30 Inspiration Dr. Michel Phillipe, L’Oréal Fellow; Sustainable Innovation Manager,
L’ORÉAL Research & Innovation, France
14:30 - 15:00 Inspiration TBC
15:00 - 15:30 Inspiration Jeffrey Whitford Head of Corporate Responsibility and Branding,
Merck KGaA, Germany
15:30 - 16:00 Tea - Coffee break & Visit to IGCW EXPO
16:00 - 16:30 Initiation Dr. Ingrid Mergelsberg Director - Process Chemistry, MSD, USA State-of- the-Art Approaches to Sustainable Commercial Manufacturing Processes in the Pharmaceutical Industry
16:30 - 17:00 Initiation Dr. Ashutosh Agarwal CSO, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., India Implementing Green and Sustainable Initiatives at Jubilant Life Sciences
17:00 - 17:30 Initiation Kumaresan Rajendran South Asia Business Head, Clariant Chemicals India Ltd. India

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