Conference Program - Thursday, March 08 2018

11.30-12.30 h Registration and networking high-tea
12.30-13.00 h Inauguration lamp-lighting by industry dignitaries
13.00-15.30 h Session 1:
Industrial and protective coatings
15.30-16.00 h Tea break
16.00-18.00 h Session 2:
Architectural coatings solutions
18.00-20.00 h Networking reception

Session 1:
Industrial and protective coatings
13.00-13.30 h Isocyante-free polyurethane coatings technology for high-performance applications
Dr. Vijay Mannari, Eastern Michigan University, USA
13.30-14.00 h Urethane polyols for aminoplast crosslinked high-performance coatings
Dr. Ravi Ravichandran, Kind Industries, USA
14.00-14.30 h Impacts on silane modified colloidal silica on water-borne clear coatings properties
Peter Greenwood, Akzo Nobel Pulp and Performance Chemicals AB, Sweden
14.30-15.00 h Protect your properties with state-of-the-art organic thixotropes for protective and marine coatings
Carlos Feito Fraile, Elementis, Germany
15.00-15.30 h Synthesis and of cardanol based epoxy and use it in bio-based UV cured fire retardant coating
Rupanshu Rastogi, HBTU, Kanpur, India
15:30-16:00 h Tea Break

Session 2:
Architectural coatings solutions
16.00-16.30 h Green architectural coatings for India – threats and opportunities in formulation science
Rajeev Goel, Asian Paints, India
16.30-17.00 h Is it possible to make a latex paint without binder and TiO2?
Dr. Nurudin Budiman, Conell Bros, Indonesia
17.00-17.30 h Multifunctional additives for water-borne architectural coatings
Siddhartha Ghosal, Dow Chemical International, India
17.30-18.00 h Dirt pick-up resistance: challenges for water-based paints
Nihal Srivastava / Tushar Sonawane, Asian Paints, India
18:00-20:00 h Networking Reception/ Poster Session
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