IGCW Symposium

5th IGCW Symposium

  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 II, 6th Oct. 2017, Friday
Theme Speaker Title
9:30 - 10:00 Keynote Speaker Prof. Ashwini Kumar Nangia, Director National Chemical Laboratories - (CSIR-NCL) Ashwini Kumar Nangia
10:00 - 10:30 Identification Mr. Nitesh Mehta, Co-founder & Director, Green ChemisTree Foundation, India
Dr. Surendra Bhatia, SA-Director- Sapec Agro India
Identifying Challenging Chemistries in India – Priority for our R&D Nitesh Mehta Nitesh Mehta
10:30 - 11:00 Invention Prof. Chao Jun Li, Professor (E.B. Eddy Chair), Canada Research Chair (Tier I)
in Green/Organic Chemistry, Dept. of Chemistry, McGill, Canada
Exploration of new reactivities towards future chemical sustainability Chao Jun Li
11:00 - 11:30 Tea - Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Invention Mr. Mark Dorfman, Biomimicry 3.8 Principal, Biomimicry 3.8, USA From Biomimetic Idea to Prototype: Key Factors for Success Mark Dorfman
12:00 - 12:30 Innovation Dr. Pascal Metiver, R&I Science and Technology Director, Solvay, Belgium Embedding sustainability within research & innovation Pascal Metiver
12:30 - 13:00 Innovation Dr. Sandeep Mohanty, Director - Process Innovation, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., India Radical approach to simplicity in process design Sandeep Mohanty
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break & Visit to IGCW EXPO
14:00 - 14:30 Implementation Dr. Ashok Menon, Global Technology Leader, Life Cycle Assessment, Corporate Sustainability Division, SABIC India Pvt. Ltd. Business value of Life Cycle assessment Ashok Menon
14:30 - 15:00 Implementation Dr. P.L. Srinivas, Head, API R&D at Cipla Ltd., India Green for good – every step counts (Journey to Implementation of Green Chemistry Principles)  P L Srinivas
15:00 - 15:30 Industrialization Prof. C. Oliver Kappe, Kappe, Institute of Chemistry, University of Graz, Austria The Use of Continuous Flow Technology for the Synthesis of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
15:30 - 16:00 Tea Break & visit to IGCW EXPO
16:00 - 16:30 Impact Dr. Anuj Mittal, VP R&D, PI Industries Ltd., India Process Control: key to achieve, remove, reduce and recycle
16:30 - 17:00 Impact Mr. Ravi Raghavan, Editor, Chemical Weekly, India future of chemical industry – Impact of green chemistry and engineering Ravi Raghavan
17:00 - 17:15 Acknowledgement & Conclusion

Click Here to view IGCW 2017 Day 1 Agenda