Agenda

AMEA Bitumen Conference - Day One | July 12, 2017 - Wednesday
8:30 AM Registration, Exhibition Table Setup and Coffee
9:00 AM

Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management

9:15 AM

Overall Perspective and Outlook of Indian Bitumen Market

Mr. R. S. Sisodia, Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Limited

9:45 AM

Overview of the Opportunities and Challenges for Bitumen Logistics

Mr. Vijay Kharche, General Manager (Logistics), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

10:15 AM Q&A Session
10:30 AM Coffee Networking Break
11:00 AM

The Impact of Services on the Process and Profitability of the Bitumen Business

Mr. Mojtaba Lotfi, Chairman & Managing Director, Black Gold

11:15 AM

The Different Types of Bitumen Packing and Logistics Concerned With Jumbo Bag Systems

Mr. Saeed Behnam, Marketing Manager, Jey Oil Refining Co.

11:40 AM

The Role of Iran Mercantile Exchange as an International Facilitator of Bitumen Trade

Dr. Hossein Mohammadi, Senior Advisor to CEO, Iran Mercantile Exchange

12:00 PM

Factors Affecting Crude Oil Price Fluctuations and the Impact on Exporting Iranian Bitumen

Mr. Khalil Mohajer, International Affairs Consultant, Binas Energy

12:25 PM
Connecting the Dots of the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Bitumen Markets
  1. Overview of the AMEA Bitumen Market
  2. Demand and Supply
  3. Trade Flows
  4. Pricing and Volume Trends
Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management
12:45 PM Q&A Session
1:00 PM Lunch
2:30 PM

Conversion of Bitumen Penetration Grades to Viscosity Grades and Emulsions

Mr. Deabatosh Roy, MD, Innovative Infratech

3:00 PM

The Benefits of Multigrade Bitumen and How to Make It

Mr. John Matthews, Managing Director, Technix Industries Limited

3:20 PM

New Developments in Cold Mix Technology and Microsurfacing

Mr. Sundaram Logaraj, Global Marketing Manager, AkzoNobel

3:40 PM Q&A Session
4:00 PM Coffee Networking Break
4:30 PM

Experiences of Bulk Bitumen Storage and Handling for Meeting Customers Expectations

Mr. A V Pednekar, Associate Vice President Head Operation VVF Limited

4:50 PM
The Challenges Faced in Discharging Bitumen at Indian Ports
  1. Locations and Ports where current bitumen terminals are situated
  2. Characteristics of the facilities at each port
  3. Limitations if any
  4. Challenges faced by importers at these locations  
Capt. Allen Pinto, Director Shipping Operations, Head Bulk Bitumen Middle East, India & Africa, Richmond Mercantile Ltd Fzc
5:10 PM Q&A Session
5:20 PM Chair's Closing Remarks and Summary of Day One
5:30 PM End of Conference Day One

AMEA Bitumen Conference - Day Two | July 13, 2017 - Thursday
9:00 AM

Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks

Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management

9:10 AM

The Global Outlook for Bitumen Demand and Supply

Mr. RK Mehra, Strategic Advisor, Gulf Petrochem

9:35 AM
Role of Imported Bitumen in India's Road Infrastructure Growth
  1. India’s Bitumen Market
  2. Expected share of International Bitumen in India Market
  3. Factors of Success of Bitumen Trade in India (Pricing, Quality and Timeline Commitment)
  4. Movement of Industry from Unorganized sector to Organized Sector
Ms. Samaneh Ameri, Commercial Director, Energy Plus General Trading
10:00 AM

The Impact of Iran's Recent Presidential Elections (Mr. Rouhani) on Bitumen Export

Ms. Niloofar Talaei, Export Manager, Infinity Galaxy

10:25 AM Q&A Session
10:35 AM Coffee Networking Break
11:00 AM
Bitumen as an Essential Element for Economical Development in Eastern and Southern Africa
  1. Bitumen – A General Description
  2. Bitumen - Packaging
  3. Bitumen - Different Grades
  4. Bitumen - Market
  5. Opportunities & Conclusion
Mr. Subhash Gupta, Group CEO, Yash International, Tanzania
11:20 AM

Technical and Commercial Aspects of Iraqi Bitumen

Mr. Shaho O. Mahmood, Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), Frontier Bitumen Company

11:45 AM

Effect of new Tax laws on Imports of Bulk and Packed Bitumen

Mr. G S Gujral, Director, BITCOL

12:10 PM
Special additives to produce reactive asphalt, at very low temperatures, for asphalt (lower than 50 degrees C)  and cold applications
  1. Easily and effectively repair roads and potholes
  2. Opportunities to reduce production and laying temperatures of asphalt with 100% compaction
  3. Reduce the burden of asphalt fumes to asphalt workers
  4. help to achieve the goals of the Paris agreement on reduction of global warming
Mr. Johan Wortelboer, Director, Altravie BV
12:20 PM Q&A Session and Panel Discussion
1:30 PM Lunch and End of Conference Day Two

Speakers

  • Mr. R. S. Sisodia, Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    – Overall Perspective and Outlook of Indian Bitumen Market
  • Mr. Vijay Kharche, General Manager (Logistics), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
    – Overview of the Opportunities and Challenges for Bitumen Logistics
  • Mr. John Matthews, Managing Director, Technix Industries Limited
    – The Benefits of Multigrade Bitumen and How to Make It
  • Mr. RK Mehra, Strategic Advisor, Gulf Petrochem
    – Global Outlook for Bitumen Demand and Supply
  • Capt. Allen Pinto, Director Shipping Operations, Head Bulk Bitumen Middle East, India & Africa, Richmond Mercantile Ltd Fzc
    – The Challenges Faced in Discharging Bitumen at Indian Ports
  • Mr. Saeed Behnam, Marketing Manager, Jey Oil Refining Co.
    – The Different Types of Bitumen Packing and Logistics Concerned With Jumbo Bag Systems
  • Mr. Mojtaba Lotfi, Chairman & Managing Director, Black Gold
    – The Impact of Services on the Process and Profitability of the Bitumen Business
  • Mr. Sundaram Logaraj, Global Marketing Manager, AkzoNobel
    – New Developments in Micro Surfacing and Cold Mix Technology
  • Ms. Samaneh Ameri, Commercial Director, Energy Plus General Trading
    – Role of Imported Bitumen in India's Road Infrastructure Growth
  • Ms. Niloofar Talaei, Export Manager, Infinity Galaxy
    – Impact of Iran's Recent Presidential Election (Mr. Rouhani) on Bitumen Export
  • Mr. Kahlil Mohajer, International Affairs Consultant, Binas Energy
    – Factors Affecting Crude Oil Price Fluctuations and the Impact on Exporting Iranian Bitumen
  • Dr. Hossein Mohammadi, Senior Advisor to CEO, Iran Mercantile Exchange
    – The Role of Iran Mercantile Exchange as an International Facilitator of Bitumen Trade
  • Mr. G S Gujral, Director, BITCOL
    – Effect of New Tax Laws on Imports of Bulk and Packed Bitumen
  • Mr. Debatosh Roy, MD, Innovative Infratech
    – Conversion of Bitumen Penetration to VG Grades and Emulsions
  • Mr. Subhash Gupta, GROUP CEO, Yash International – Tanzania
    – Bitumen as an Essential Element for Economical Development in Eastern and Southern Africa
  • Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management
    – Connecting the Dots of the Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Bitumen Markets

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AMEA Energy Conference Fees

(Bitumen July 12-13, 2017 and Base Oil July 13-14, 2017).
Delegates may attend either one or both events back to back during the 3 day period. Please select from the various registration options below.

Bitumen Conference Full Fee US$ 999
Bitumen Indian Fee
(please see conditions below)
Rs. 39,000 plus service tax
Base Oil and Lubes Conference Full Fee US$ 999
Base Oil and Lubes Indian Fee (please see conditions below) Rs. 39,000 plus service tax
Joint Attendance for Bitumen and Base Oil Full Fee US$ 1499
Joint Attendance for Bitumen and Base Oil Full Fee (India) Rs. 62,500 plus service tax
Team & Group fees are available for 2 or more delegates, please contact us for more details.

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