2018 PCI Wood Mackenzie Asian Nylon Symposium

  • Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The newest addition to the Nylon Symposium series, the Asian Nylon Symposium, taking place on 7 – 8 May 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia brings together key industry speakers and delivers a comprehensive agenda that provides valuable insights into the strengths and weaknesses of the market. The focused agenda brings together senior decision makers from across the industry to discuss market trends and analyse commercial drivers that shape opportunities for the coming year.

Agenda

    • 07 May 2018

      • Polyamide Training Session

        All you want to know about polyamide but do not dare question? Led by Quentin de Carvalho, this half day training session will provide everything you or your new team needs to get up to speed on the polyamide industry. What the session will Read More...

        Speakers

        • Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence processing and tools, he has extensive project management, chemical process management and R&D experience. A Chemical Engineer graduation from UNICAMP (Campinas State University), Quentin holds an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

      • Registration and networking lunch

      • Welcome & introduction

      • Feast or famine - Potential disruptions in supply and demand in the benzene chain

        Speakers

        • Darryl joined Wood Mackenzie’s Chemical Research team in 2012 as an analyst, with specialization in aromatics (benzene, xylene, toluene). He is developing new chemical research products and analytics that integrate closely with existing Wood Mackenzie research. Prior to joining, he spent 7 years in ExxonMobil, with experience in both a manufacturing and a business environment in Singapore. He started his career as a process engineer within ExxonMobil Chemicals, spending time in both the chemicals pant and the refinery. Subsequently he undertook roles as a start-up engineer and logistics planner in ExxonMobil’s Intermediates business. He then progressed to site optimisation and coordination, covering aromatics, olefins, chemical intermediates, naphtha and crude oil. Darryl’s last role prior to joining Wood Mackenzie was as the Aromatics Regional Business Planner for Asia Pacific.

      • Propylene and butadiene: both olefins but not quite the same

        Outlook for butadiene & propylene markets & prices Project update for new butadiene and propylene facilities Implications for the Nylon business

        Speakers

        • JT has more than 10 years of experience in the petrochemical industry and is part of the Woodmac consulting team based in Singapore since April 2017 His industry experiences span across various chemical (ethylene, propylene, butadiene and benzene) value chains and feedstock (crude, naphtha, NGLs,LPG, methanol and coal). Prior to joining Woodmac, JT has been advising downstream oil, petrochemical and chemical players in Asia and Europe for more than 5 years with IHS and McKinsey & Co. He has led numerous studies on strategy development (business unit, portfolio and asset), project feasibility studies, performance diagnosis, market entry, product market studies, process licensor selection and due diligence (technical and commercial) Before joining the consulting industry, JT started his working career with Shell’s petrochemical business covering responsibilities in commercial operations, strategy analyses and development, sales negotiation and sales management over a period of more than 6 years JT has a M.Sc in Renewable Energy System Technology from Loughborough University and B.Eng in Mechanical Engineering from National University of Singapore

      • Networking break

      • Inorganics outlook: Ammonia, sulphur, ammonium sulphate

        Latest trends in the ammonium sulphate (AS) industry Evolving role of China in the global merchant ammonia market balance due to challenges that domestic nitrogen industry is facing. How will new projects in ammonia, sulphur and AS industri Read More...

        Speakers

        • Marina Simonova is Head of Ammonia and Sulphur Analysis at Fertecon, which is part of Informa Group. She joined the company in October 2013 and has over a decade experience in the fertilizer industry, previously working as a Senior Consultant in CRU (based in London) and as a market analyst for a leading Russian fertilizer producer EuroChem (based in Moscow). She is a regular speaker at international fertilizer & chemical conferences and presented papers to the IFA, TFI, CRU and other international fertilizer events.

      • Polyamide market overview: the age of reason?

        Polyamide intermediates & polymer: the age of reason? What has the Polyamide market learnt from crisis? Polyamide Shortage? and Prices ADN producers becoming reasonable again?

        Speakers

        • Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence processing and tools, he has extensive project management, chemical process management and R&D experience. A Chemical Engineer graduation from UNICAMP (Campinas State University), Quentin holds an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

      • Nylon Industrial Filament Market PA6 and PA66 fibres – a final divorce?

        The current market structures for PA6/PA66 The current overlap in fibre applications for PA6/PA66 What is changing – how will it affect PA66 demand The resultant PA66 fibres landscape

        Speakers

        • Senior Consult for PCI Consulting Group, initially part time since 2012, reporting on the Chinese nylon fibre market, and later spandex. Since summer 2015 Tracey has been our full-time consultant in China responsible for providing market reports, analysis and insight into the wider fibre market within China, including polyester, nylon, cellulosic, acrylic and spandex fibres. From 2010 with Jiangsu Holdsun-Zue Yarn & Textile Co., Ltd. (a Sino-Swiss joint venture). Assistant of the general manager. 2008-2010 Padma (Shanghai) Ltd. (A British representative office in Shanghai). 1993-2008 China Kingdom (Beijing) Import & Export Co., Ltd. 1986-1990 Nankai University, International Commerce & Business Institute (formerly Tianjin Institute of Foreign Trade), working as a teacher. 1982-1986 - University of International Business & Economics (Beijing) studying English of Foreign Trade (Bachelor’s degree)

      • Summary day 1

        Speakers

        • Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence processing and tools, he has extensive project management, chemical process management and R&D experience. A Chemical Engineer graduation from UNICAMP (Campinas State University), Quentin holds an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

      • Networking drinks reception

    • 08 May 2018

      • Welcome and coffee break

      • Welcome to day 2

        Speakers

        • Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence processing and tools, he has extensive project management, chemical process management and R&D experience. A Chemical Engineer graduation from UNICAMP (Campinas State University), Quentin holds an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

      • Promising market options for nylon textile filament (NTF)

        Unique NTF profile of properties Growing hybrid textile constructions based on NTF Wider NTF end-use opportunity by supply-chain co-operation Positive future prospects for NTF

        Speakers

        • Senior Consult for PCI Consulting Group, initially part time since 2012, reporting on the Chinese nylon fibre market, and later spandex. Since summer 2015 Tracey has been our full-time consultant in China responsible for providing market reports, analysis and insight into the wider fibre market within China, including polyester, nylon, cellulosic, acrylic and spandex fibres. From 2010 with Jiangsu Holdsun-Zue Yarn & Textile Co., Ltd. (a Sino-Swiss joint venture). Assistant of the general manager. 2008-2010 Padma (Shanghai) Ltd. (A British representative office in Shanghai). 1993-2008 China Kingdom (Beijing) Import & Export Co., Ltd. 1986-1990 Nankai University, International Commerce & Business Institute (formerly Tianjin Institute of Foreign Trade), working as a teacher. 1982-1986 - University of International Business & Economics (Beijing) studying English of Foreign Trade (Bachelor’s degree)

      • China’s new state of mind for the Polyamide market

        Is environmental regulations in China constrained polyamide chain production? Production costs in China are increasing. Polyamide chain producers are looking for exports market

        Speakers

        • Dr. Crystal Chiang is a native of Taiwan and graduated with a BS in chemistry from Soochow University in Taipei. And she went on to receive a Ph.D. in chemistry from University of Massachusetts, Lowell in United States. After graduation, Crystal worked for BASF Taiwan for her first job in petrochemical industry in 1998, and then moved to only caprolactam producer in Taiwan, CPDC (China Petrochemical Development Corporation) for 7 years. In 2007, Crystal joined CMAI focusing on nylon intermediates, polymers and related businesses in Singapore. She joined PCI continuing her professional life in the nylon industry in 2010

      • Nylon engineering plastics market overview: opportunities and threats for growth

        Demand: • Overall PA demand in 2017 by product and application • Impact of Electrification and Light weighting in Car production • Flame retardant market development • Competing engineering plastics such as PBT • Recycling Supply: • Acquisition and changes in route to market • Profitability in the independent compounding sector • Distribution of PA compounds

        Speakers

        • Quentin has over 30 years’ experience in the chemical industry in both France and Brazil, most recently with Rhodia, part of Solvay Group. Having held positions in marketing and market intelligence processing and tools, he has extensive project management, chemical process management and R&D experience. A Chemical Engineer graduation from UNICAMP (Campinas State University), Quentin holds an MBA from Fundação Dom Cabral in Brazil.

      • Coffee break

      • Polyamide solutions for existing and emerging transportation technology

        • Overview of short and long term challenges • Polyamide innovations and how it helps the transportation industry

        Speakers

        • Dr. James Mitchell is Global Market Development Director for the Engineering Plastics' activity of Solvay Performance Polyamides. He began his career at the British Ceramics Association (CERAM) as a Technical Project Leader in 1997. He joined Rhodia in Milan, Italy in 2000 and became a Project Leader for the E&E business in the R&D department. In 2003 he moved to Lyon France to become the Global Product Manager for the Electrical range of polyamide formulations. In 2006 he migrated to segment Leader for both the Connector and Electrical Protection whilst also managing the regulations and safety aspect of the E&E market. In 2008, Rhodia formed the Global Fire Resistant Business where he held the position of Global Business Development Manager until in 2012 taking over the management of the business until the formation of the Global EE market in 2013. Since November 1st, 2015 he is heading the Global Automotive Market managing strategy, projects, OEMs and Global Key Accounts. He graduated from the Coventry University in 1997 with a Bachelor of Material Science, which he followed up with a Ph.D in Inorganic Chemistry from Keele University, UK in 2000.

      • Synchronising emerging markets with emerging technologies

        A global move towards a cleaner source of energy for cars - electrification and the outlook for Asia Electric Vehicles (EVs) demand in Asia : focus on China and India Rest of APAC outlook and challenges

        Speakers

        • May is Director of LMC Automotive Asia-Pacific Forecasting, which spans across fourteen major Asian countries. May oversees day-to-day operations of the forecasting group, leads the team to produce LMCA’s latest view on the outlook of the industry and expand the firm’s business in this part of the world. May has 18 years of experience in the industry. Her experience includes automotive research and consulting, industry forecasts, investment strategy, competitive analysis, product and brand positioning. She also speaks regularly at various industry conferences. Prior to joining the company in early 2000, May was an investment banker. She graduated with an MBA degree from the University of Chicago. Her interests span outside business to economics, physics and history which she reads extensively.

Fees

Full Delegate Fee

$1100.00

Training

$700.00