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A Day in the Life of a Process Engineer:   Looking Back and Looking Forward with Self-Service Analytics
Mike Malone - Process Engineer, Toray Plastics and Eduardo Hernadez

A Day in the Life of a Process Engineer: Looking Back and Looking Forward with Self-Service Analytics

In nearly 26 years of process engineering work at Toray Plastics (America), with almost 20 of those years in direct support of manufacturing, working on rotating 12-hour shifts, my team and I have faced and have overcome many challenges.

Commercialising Green Hydrogen: Amrit S Deo, Sr. MD, FTI Consulting
Amrit Singh Deo - Sr. MD, FTI Consulting

Commercialising Green Hydrogen: Amrit S Deo, Sr. MD, FTI Consulting

India should assess the competitive advantage that it offers global H2 players and investors that would encourage them to bring technology and investments to India

Infrastructure investment and adoption of technology can make India “Aatmanirbhar” in the global agriculture value chain
Sanjiv Lal - MD & CEO, Rallis India

Infrastructure investment and adoption of technology can make India “Aatmanirbhar” in the global agriculture value chain

Continuous investment in innovation and R&D will drive agricultural productivity and yield enhancement, and offer an entire suite of agri-inputs to the farmer community

Emerging Crop Science Scenario
Simon Wiebusch - COO, Crop Science Division of Bayer for India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka

Emerging Crop Science Scenario

Creating end-to-end crop value chains and strong linkages to farmers and farmer collectives will expand its global competitiveness

Role of Digitisation in the Chemical Industry
Bhudeep Hathi - Managing Director - Chemicals Lead, Accenture Technology India

Role of Digitisation in the Chemical Industry

Chemical companies have passed the proof-of-concept stage and are now running pilots or beginning to partially scale up digital efforts

The Power of Four
Craig Hayman - Chief Executive Officer, AVEVA

The Power of Four

Combination of digitization, automation, sustainability and data will be the key differentiator

How to make “Atmanirbharta” a reality for the Indian chemical sector : A perspective
S S Acharya & Ajey Nandurkar -
Project Finance Lead - Mott MacDonald India, Managing Director - Mott MacDonald India

How to make “Atmanirbharta” a reality for the Indian chemical sector : A perspective

Indian chemical industry will require between US$75bn and US$100bn in capital investment to create new manufacturing facilities

India should focus on pharma intermediates self-sufficiency
Dr. K. Nagaiah - CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad, Chief Scientist & Head - Centre for Natural Product and Traditional Knowledge

India should focus on pharma intermediates self-sufficiency

India’s dependency on China for pharma intermediates can change if there is a proper coordination between educational institutes, research institutes and pharma manufacturers

Government should prevent the illegal cultivation of HT Cotton, says ACFI
Dr. Kalyan Goswami - DG, ACFI

Government should prevent the illegal cultivation of HT Cotton, says ACFI

As per draft order, Indian Govt has proposed to limit sale of glyphosate herbicide to only those who are involved in pest control operations.

AI-powered drones for precision agriculture : The secret to scaling and sustenance
Ankit Mehta - Co-founder & CEO, ideaForge Technology

AI-powered drones for precision agriculture : The secret to scaling and sustenance

According to a study, the global drone market within agriculture would grow at 35.9% CAGR (2020-25) to reach $5.7 billion by 2025.

Need for intelligent chemical dosing pumps
Girish Laxmeshwar - AVP, Grundfos India

Need for intelligent chemical dosing pumps

Equipped with adaptive controls and state-of-the-art technology, digital dosing solutions can provide any alterations in stroke speed and ensure optimum accuracy.

COVID-19: Imbalances in chemical industry
Kumar Swamy - Managing Director, F-Intressenter India

COVID-19: Imbalances in chemical industry

The imbalances will take time but one has to change their behaviour and also ways of working to get the desired result

COVID-19: Roadmap for Indian chemical industry
Sanjeev Taneja - President & MD, Evonik, India Region

COVID-19: Roadmap for Indian chemical industry

Dependence on automation in warehousing and manufacturing is likely to increase and global MNCs will relook at current supply chain dependency on China, may diversify their sourcing benefiting Indian chemical industry.

COVID-19: Change, Challenge & Healing Solutions for the Indian Chemical Industry
Anand Srinivasan - Managing Director, Covestro India

COVID-19: Change, Challenge & Healing Solutions for the Indian Chemical Industry

India needs to fast-track its plans to be a self-sufficient nation with regard to chemicals, as it is important to bridge the gap to cut down foreign dependence for essential raw materials

Building Agility, Resilience and Recovery amidst the current economic uncertainties
Ron Beck - Director - Marketing Strategy, Aspen Technology

Building Agility, Resilience and Recovery amidst the current economic uncertainties

Organisations need to develop capabilities to automate operations as much as possible and enable remote experts to address production plans, needs and interruptions

COVID-19: Epsilon Carbon perfectly positioned
Vikram Handa - Managing Director, Epsilon Carbon

COVID-19: Epsilon Carbon perfectly positioned

The company can foresee challenging days ahead with steel and aluminium sector having tough times however it has the advantage of being integrated with steel plant for sustenance of its resources

Overcoming COVID-19 challenges
Vipul Shah - COO - Petrochemicals, Reliance Industries

Overcoming COVID-19 challenges

The industry need to collaborate, co-operate and work together as a team to strengthen the entire eco-system

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