Day 1 - Tuesday 17 April 2012

Stream 1
9:00

Registration


10:00

Opening Session, Auditorium

Welcome and housekeeping messages

David Reed, Chairman, UTECH Europe 2012
10:05

Opening Session, Auditorium

ISOPA President Welcome Message

Steven English, President, ISOPA, Belgium
Sponsor
10:15

Keynote Presentation

Ding Jiansheng, Yantai Wanhua Polyurethanes Co Ltd, People's Republic of China
10:40

Plenary Session, Auditorium

TDI: Where it all began

Thorsten Dreier, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany
11:05

Plenary Session, Auditorium

Expanding the Possibilities: MDI adds New Dimensions to the PU Industry

Nick Webster, Huntsman Polyurethanes, Belgium
11:30

Plenary Session, Auditorium

Progress in Propylene Oxide and Polyols: Key Building Blocks of the PU Industry

Alberto Fangareggi, Dow Thermosets, Italy
David Babb, Dow Thermosets, Italy
William Koonce, Dow Thermosets, Italy
11:55

Plenary Session, Auditorium

Developments in Processing Equipment and Techniques

Carlo Fiorentini, Cannon, Italy
12:20

Plenary Session, Auditorium

Catalysts and Surfactants: The Keys to Progress in Polyurethanes

Georg Burkhart, Evonik Industries AG, Germany
12:45

Plenary Session, Auditorium

75 Years of Market Innovation and Development with PU Systems

Uwe Hartwig, BASF Polyurethanes GmbH, Germany
13:00

Lunch

14:00

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

From Waste to Value: CO2-based Polyols

Christoph Gürtler, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany
14:15

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

CO2-based Polyols: A Future New Product Class for the Flexible Foam Market?

Hans-Georg Pirkl, Bayer MaterialScience AG, Germany
14:30

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Sustainable Polyurethane Opportunities with Biosuccinium™

Marieke Smidt, Reverdia™ powered by DSM + Roquette - The Netherlands
14:45

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Products Based on Renewable Materials with a Minimum Impact on CO2-Emission

Erwin Honcoop, Purac, The Netherlands
15:00

Refreshments

15:30

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Bio-based Priplast Polyols for High-Performance Polyurethane Elastomers

Angela Smits, Croda, The Netherlands
15:45

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Expanding the Use of Natural Oil Polyols in Urethane Foam Formulations

Jeff Rowlands, Green Urethanes Ltd, UK
16:00

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

New Biopolyols from Non-Food Grade and Renewable Resources

Minh Ta Ton-That, National Research Council of Canada, Canada
16:15

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Polyurethane Foams and Composites Based on Renewable Raw Materials

Aleksander Prociak, Cracow University of Technology, Poland
16:30

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Innovative Bio-Based Aromatic Polyols: Polycard XFNTM

Pietro Campaner, Cimteclab SpA, Italy
16:45

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

EU 7th FP project Forbioplast: Developing Bio-based polyurethane Foams

Ugis Cabulis, Institute Of Wood Chemistry, Latvia
17:00

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

From Aminolysis Product of PET Waste to Novel Biodegradable Polyurethanes

Gity Mir Mohamad Sadeghi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Dep Polymer Engineering, - Tehran, Iran
Mahsa Sayaf, Amirkabir University of Technology, Dep Polymer Engineering, - Tehran, Iran
Ramin Shamsi, Amirkabir University of Technology, Dep Polymer Engineering, - Tehran, Iran
17:15

TECHNICAL PROGRAMME - Room A, Green Chemistry

Susterra® Propanediol – Evaluating the Structure-Property Relationship in CASE Applications

Robert Miller, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, USA
Joseph W DeSalvo, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products, USA
Stream 2
14:00

Market Session - Room B

Market Development

John Marcantonio, IAL Consultants, UK
14:30

Market Session - Room B

Development of the PU Industry In Indonesia

Ruchijat Hidajat, Pt Nagase Impor Ekspor Indonesia
15:00

Refreshments

15:30

Innovation Session - Room B

Innovative Method for the Production of Decorative Elements for the Construction Industry

Max Taverna, Cannon SpA, Italy
15:45

Innovation Session - Room B

Growth of Polyurethane Bridge-deck Waterproofing in Japan

Kazuo Okuda, Mitsubishi Plastic Inc, Japan
16:00

Innovation Session - Room B

Cross-linkable Aliphatic Thermoplastic Polyurethanes for Film and Sheet Applications

Chris Lindsay, Huntsman Polyurethanes, Belgium
16:15

Innovation Session - Room B

New Elastoline: Flexible Machine Processing of Massive and Cellular Polyurethane Elastomers

Matthias Klahr, Hennecke GmbH, Germany
16:30

Innovation Session - Room B

From Cold Cure Scrap to Reactive Nano-Scaled Compounds

H D Hunger, Performance Chemicals H GmbH, Germany
16:45

Innovation Session - Room B

Novel Polyurethane Composites for Selected Application Fields

Andreas Hoffmann, Bayer MaterialScience, Germany
17:00

Innovation Session - Room B

Latest Innovations in Post-Treatment Foam Stabilisers with Improved Environmental Characteristics

Satoshi Nakagawa, Chemtura Europe GmbH, Switzerland
Irfaan Foster , Chemtura Europe GmbH, Switzerland
Thomas Schmutz, Chemtura Europe GmbH, Switzerland

The organisers reserve the right to change the programme, speakers or venue should circumstances require.
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