LATEST SPEAKERS / TOPICS – UPDATED DAILY…………..

Steve Elliott, Chief Executive, Chemical Industries Association
Theme: Industry Landscape keynote 

David Wright, Director General, United Kingdom Lubricants Association
The future of chemical regulation in the UK

Ian Elsby, Head of Chemical Industry GB&I, Siemens Plc
Digitalisation changes everything

Rohit Banerji, Managing Director, Accenture Digital
Artificial Intelligence is not Artificial 

Dr Geoff Mackey, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director, BASF plc
Sustain-a-what-ability?

Ingo Legermann, HSE Manager, Brenntag EMEA
Importance of Safety in the chemical distribution industry

Dr Zsuzsanna Gyenes, Deputy to the Director – IChemE Safety Centre
Understanding competency via procurement

Dr Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO, BioVale
UK bioeconomy keynote

Dr Mojgan Moddaresi, Director, Personal Care Regulatory Ltd
An overview between the REACH requirements for chemical ingredients and cosmetics regulation

Dr Darren Budd, Commercial Director, BASF Plc
Leading the Digital Transformation in Chemicals

Prof. Geraldine Durrand, Section Manager – Functional coatings and resins – TWi lTD
Opportunities in novel nano-additives to enhance the durability of functional surfaces for industrial application.

Caroline Raine, Chairman, BADGP
Latest transport regulations for dangerous goods

Peter Devine, Technical Manager, VEGA Controls
How 80 GHz Radar level technology can improve productivity and reduce costs

Rob Munro, Associate Industrial Fellow, The Institute for Manufacturing, University of Cambridge
Technology Strategy Toolkit: The R&D Managers’ Secret Weapon

Phil Pease, CEO, The Industrial Packaging Association
Intelligent procurement of industrial packaging to minimise costs and maximise environmental compliance

Dr Richard Elsmore, Partner & Global Lead – Biocides, ERM
The Biocidal Products Regulation (BPR) – Impact and current status

James McIntosh, Head of CATCH Skills
Skills, competency and training solutions for the Chemical Industry

Dr Paul Ferguson FRSC CChem, Associate Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca Separation Science
Royal Society of chemistry – Guest Speaker

Dr Steven Raw FRSC CChem, team Manager, AstraZeneca Pharmaceutical Technology and Development
Royal Society of chemistry – Guest Speaker

Martyn Willis, IPI Global Ltd
A Closed Chemical System for Regulatory Compliance – Case Study

Neil Smith, Head of Workforce Development, Cogent Skills
Managing your Competent Workforce – the Proof and the Truth

BioVale-hosted panel speakers – Green chemistry at commercial scale: is the future now?
Chair:  Dr Sarah Hickingbottom, CEO, BioVale

Panellists include:

  • Martin Atkins, CEO, Green Lizard Technologies
  • Dr Thomas Farmer, Leader of the Clean Synthesis Technology Platform in the University of York’s Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence (GCCE)
  • Dr. Mark Gronnow, Process Development Unit Manager, Biorenewables Development Centre

Mo Chowdhury, Jr. Incubator Lead at AkzoNobel
Leading Digital Transformation within a traditional industry

Caroline Raine, NCEC & BASA Consultant; Consultant on transport of dangerous goods and poisons centres
Chemical Regulation for UK A&S manufacturers

Lorna Williams, Executive Officer & General Secretary, BASA
The Challenges of plastics and plastics packaging

Peter Brown, Director, Maelstrom Advanced Process Technologies Ltd
Inline Mixing for Process Improvement 

Rudi De Koninck, CPI Business Development Manager, Edwards Vacuum
Behaviour of chemical dry pumps in chemical applications

Caroline Raine, Consultancy Lead, National Chemical Emergency Centre
The impact of the European Poison Centres on global organisations

Richard Ward, Commercial Vice President, Brenntag UK & Ireland
Sustainability and Responsible Care in the chemical distribution industry 

Craig Thomson, Associate Director, NCEC – National Chemical Emergency Centre
Best practice response to a hazardous materials spill 

Lee Lovekin, Recruitment Manager – Chemicals UK & Europe, NES Global Talent
Manpower challenges in the UK Chemical Industry – Development, Projects, Engineering and Maintenance. 

Dr Peter Colman, Partner, Simon-Kucher & Partners
Topline Growth through Digitalisation: Industry 4.0 Insights for Executives 

Ewart Cox, Managing Director, Assentech Ltd
Control of VOC Emissions from Storage Tank Farms 

Ian Baxter, Technical Manager, Cat Tech International Ltd
Theme: catalyst utilisation and production capacity improvements 

Tom Higley, Technical Sales Manager, CALGAVIN
How the power of increasing heat transfer efficiency enables debottlenecking of existing heat exchangers, saving capital and operating costs 

Carolyn Nicholls, Operations Director, RAS Limited
DSEAR Compliance: Beyond Hazardous Area Classification

Peter Davidson, Executive Director, Tank Storage Association
Good Safety Leadership

Dr Jack Turner, Research Scientist, Promethean Particles
Scale up of Continuous-flow MOF Synthesis for Carbon Capture and Storage

Dr Caroline Ladlow, Safety Services Manager, Kindlow Safety Services
Process Safety Testing – How safe is your process?

Raymond Gransby, Technical and regulatory consultant, Aromatherapy Trade Council
Evolution of the Cosmeceutical

Dan Whiteley, Klüber Lubrication Great Britain
Improving Operational Efficiency through World Class Lubrication

Andy Shearer, Director of Sales, Industry, GRUNDFOS
Process optimisation through pump control and system integration

Gary Milne, Academy Technical Director, Flexitallic UK Ltd / Academy of Joint Integrity
Competence of the Bolted Flange Assembler ‘ Global Perspective.

Andrew Crowther, Safety, Health, Environment & Quality Director, TRADEBE
Carbon Footprint of Recycled Solvents: Sustainability in Practice & Action

Alec Keeler, Managing Director, LOADTEC Engineered Systems Limited
Removing the Human Interface in Tanker Top Loading

Retsch UK
Practical Tips for efficient laboratory sieving processes

Joe Charles, Engineering Manager, GHD
Digital Innovations are transforming our world. From Reality Capture and Automation to Generative Design, VR and AR to equipment monitoring to prevent failure and unnecessary maintenance. 

James Hodgkinson, Head of Strategic Marketing, Surfachem
TRENDS IN BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE, and the technologies that make them possible

Dominic Hopwood, Resin Sales Manager, Bitrez Limited
A REACH into the Green future of advanced resin chemistry

Caroline Raine, Chairman, BADGP
Latest transport regulations for dangerous goods 

Daren Upton, Senior Technical Development Manager – H,I&I and Sarah Farrah (Technical Development Manager HI&I), Surfachem
Trends in Household Care, an (Eco)logical Approach

Sean Makin, UK Sales, Newson Gale
Understanding why static electricity is an ignition source in combustible atmospheres 

Rodney Steel – Chief Executive, British Contract Manufacturers and Packers Association
Feature Contract Manufacturing session – with guests

Gurps Gill, Technical Advisor in Fire Protection, FSi Ltd
Implications of disaster on competency of Marketing, Specification and Installation of FR products

Jenny Barnett, SHEQ Manager, F Ball and Company Ltd
The role of adhesives in securing sustainability and innovation 

Jim Palmer, Technical Consultant & BASA Technical Officer, J P Consultancy Ltd
Diisocyanate risk management issues

Daniel Whiteley, Area Sales Manager, Klüber Lubrication Great Britain Ltd
Improving Operational Efficiency through World Class Lubrication 

Julian Spadaccini, Field Sales Specialist, Emerson Automation Solutions
Latest Developments in Coriolis Technology: Smart Meter Verification 2.0 and Advanced Phase Measurement

Paulo Oliveira, Associate Director Engineering Safety Consultants Ltd
SIL Certification ‘ Value or Vanity?

Lorna Williams, Executive Officer & General Secretary, BASA
Preservatives and advocacy for preservation of formulated adhesives and sealants

Dr Edward Cant, Research Engineer, The National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM), The Manufacturing Technology Centre
Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing for the UK Chemical Sector

Scott Harding, Director, Woodcock & Wilson Ltd
Taking Safety Global

 ….more to add  (going ‘live’ on website soon)

FULL 2-DAY PROGRAMME COMING SOON……