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12th MEAPET Dubai 2011


(Middle East/Africa PET Conference)

14-15 Mar, 2011 – Dubai
Sheraton Dubai Creek Hotel & Towers

Day 1 – 14 Mar 2011 – Monday

08:00     Registration & Coffee

09:00     Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction

09:10     PET 2011 – A New Era of Growth for PET?
– Changing global picture for demand and supply
– Growth Prospects for Middle East and Africa Region
– Prospects for trade?
– PET recycling and sustainable development
Speaker: David Swift, Sr. Consultant, PCI PET Packaging Resin & Recycling Ltd

09:45     Global PTA/MEG Scenario – Asian Perspective
Speaker: SK Roy, Sr. Manager (Petrochemical – Marketing), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd.

10:20     Discussion followed by Refreshment Break

10:50    Drivers & Demand for PET Bottles in Algeria
Speaker: Hocine Amrouche, Chairman, Eurl Maghreb Petrochemicals Company ( MAPECO)

11:25    Trends & Challenges for Southern Africa & Indian Ocean Islands
Speaker: David Drew, Commercial Director, Boxmore Plastics South Africa

12:00     Kenya’s Thirst for Water & PET Consumption Outlook
– Driving factors & market determinants
– Growth and packaging trends in the water business
– Logistics & raw material challenges
– Future outlook for PET in East Africa
Speaker: Neal Gohill, Managing Director, Crown Foods Limited

12:40     Discussion followed by Networking Lunch
Hosted by
12th MEAPET Networking Lunch Sponsor

14:00     Chairman’s Remarks

14:10    Beverage Packaging Trend & Outlook for India
Speaker: R. Badrinath, Director, Vincent & Co

14:40     Advanced Sorting Technology for Bottle to Bottle Recycling
Speaker: Peter Mayer, Sales Manager, Sorting Technology, S+S Separation and Sorting Technology GmbH

15:10    Trends, Markets & Challenges – PET Packaging for Edible Oil
Speaker: Ms. Mai Sroor, International Business Manager, El Asher for Projects (EL NADA)

15:40     Discussion followed by Refreshment Break

16:10    Topic to be confirmed
Speaker: Gilbert Netter, Manager Project Development, EREMA (Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.)

16:40    Logistics Challenges for the PET Sector
Speaker: Shekhar Sinha, General Manager (Middle East & S. Asia for RHS/Interbulk), Rais Hassan Saadi LLC.

17:10    Recycled PET vs. Virgin PET: Market Outlook and Applications
– Major players in the recycled PET market
– Government regulation and PET market
– New tech and machines shape the future PET market
Speaker: Peter Yu, Sales Manager, AYU Global International

17:40     Discussion followed by End of Day 1

Day 2 – 15 Mar 2011 – Tuesday

09:00     Chairman’s Remark

09:05     2011 & 2012: New Wave of Investments in PET Capacity
– World PET supply and demand balance
– World trade flows
– Focus on China
– The possible impact of cotton prices on PET production
– GSI’s view on 2011 & 2012 PET prices
Speaker: Francesco Zanchi, CEO, GSI Global Service International

09:40     Preform & Film Market Prospects: UAE/Saudi

10:25     Discussion followed by Refreshment Break

10:55    Efficient Preform Molding Solutions: From Low Output to Highest Productivity Systems
Speaker: Abdallah Kharboutly, Business Manager for Beverage Packaging (East Africa & Middle East), Husky Injection Molding Systems SA

11:30     Light Weighting Solutions
Speaker: Tarek Sultan, General Manager, Bericap Egypt

12:05     Advancements and Applications of Barrier Resin
Speaker: Ms. Cecile Bourland, Marketing & Business Development Manager, Gruppo Mossi & Ghisolfi – MG Polymers

12:40     Final Discussion followed by Closing Lunch

14:00     End of conference.


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