IGCW|Symposium Day I

Symposium Day I

IGCW 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
8:00 - 9:15am
9:15 - 9:30am
Moving towards the Emerald Ballroom for Inauguration
9:30 - 10:30am
Inauguration 5th IGCW 2017 Convertion & Ecosystem


Shri Shubhash R
Shri Shubhash R. Desai,
Hon'ble Minister for industries &
Mining, Govt. of Maharashtra
Shri. Rajeev Kapoor
Shri. Rajeev Kapoor,
IAS Secretary, Dept. of Chemcials & Petrochemcials(DCPC) Govt. of India
Dr. Rajiv Sharma
Dr. Rajiv Sharma
Secretary, Science and Engineering Research Board,
Dept. of Science and Technology Govt of India.
Shri. Sanjay Sethi
Shri. Sanjay Sethi IAS, CEO
Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation(MIDC)
Govt. of Maharashtra, India
John Warner
Mr. R. Gopalakrishnan
Former Director TATA Sons,
Author & corporate Advisor
Theme Speaker 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
Green Chemistry: Inventing a Circular Economy John Warner
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
How can smart people stop doing silly things? gopalkrishna
12:00 - 12:30 Ignition Dr. David Constable, Science Director, American Chemical Society-
Green Chemistry Institute, USA
Innovation: We won’t get from here to there without it! David Constable
12:30 - 13:00 Ignition Rafael Cayuela, Chief Economist, Corporate Strategy & Int. Gov.
Affairs, The Dow Chemical Company, Switzerland
The Chemical Industry Under the 4th Industrial Revolution – Sustainable, Digital and Citizens One Rafael Cayuela
13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch & Visit to IGCW EXPO
14:00 - 14:20 Inspiration Mr. Srini Srinivas, Managing Director, Pfizer Global Supply and R&D, India Green for good – every step counts Srini Srinivas
14:20 - 14:50 Inspiration Dr Julien Hitca, L’Oréal R&I – Advanced Research, L'Oreal, France. Innovation From Renewable Resources at L’Oreal: Expanding the Chemist’s Toolbox Srini Srinivas
14:50 - 15:20 Inspiration Jeffrey Whitford, Head of Corporate Responsibility and Branding,
Merck KGaA, Germany
Taking Green Chemistry from a Fad to a Fixture at Merck Jeffrey Whitford
15:20 - 15:50 Tea - Coffee break & Visit to IGCW EXPO
15:50 - 16:20 Initiation Dr. Julia Rowe, Group Sustainability Manager, Johnson Matthey, UK how our sustainability journey has been good for business Julia Rowe
16:20 - 16:40 Initiation Dr. Ingrid Mergelsberg, Director - Process Chemistry, MSD, USA State-of- the-Art Approaches to Sustainable Commercial Manufacturing Processes in the Pharmaceutical Industry Ingrid Mergelsberg
16:40 - 17:10 Initiation Dr. Ashutosh Agarwal, CSO, Jubilant Life Sciences Ltd., India Implementing Green and Sustainable Initiatives at Jubilant Life Sciences Ashutosh Agarwal
17:10 - 17:30 Initiation Kumaresan Rajendran, South Asia Business Head, Clariant Chemicals India Ltd. India Ecotain – Clariant’s approach to sustainability Ashutosh Agarwal

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