Welcome to Chemspec Europe 2018 | Conference Programme

Chemspec Europe 2018 opens its doors from 20–21 June 2018 at Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany, in one of Europe's most dynamic chemical region. More information about Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany and how to get there.

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General information
Chemspec Europe 2018, the 33rd International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals, provides buyers, traders and agents with the possibility to stay up-to-date with the latest findings of R&D, expand their network of suppliers and intensify contacts with existing and prospective business partners. Chemspec Europe offers a highly diversified yet specialised business platform that allows purchasing, sourcing, R&D and process management professionals to get hold of innovative solutions, products and services. Due to its highly focussed exhibition profile, Chemspec Europe makes for a fine and speciality chemicals industry event, no-one will want to miss.

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Conference Programme

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

09:30 – 10:30      The Abou-Gharbia Lecture: “Drug Discovery, Then and Now: The Road to Personalized Medicine”
Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research at Temple U. School of Pharmacy

10:45 – 11:15      Homogenous ester hydrogenation: beyond chiral reductions | Dr. Antonio Zanotti – Gerosa
11:30 – 12:30      Overview of Kodak Specialty Chemicals | Dr Rajiv Balasubramanian Kodak Specialty Chemicals
12:45 – 13:45      Alcami | Dr David Molyneux Directeur EU Sales & BD
14:00 – 15:00      The Pharma Outsourcing Best Practices Panel | Moderated by Dr Magid Abou-Gharbia Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research at Temple U. School of Pharmacy
15:15 – 16:15     New Uses of Process Aids in the Pharmaceutical Industry | Glenn Carroll, Ph.D. Global Market Manager, Vertellus
16:30 – 17:00     How to develop a fermentation API at CCSB | Dr Alex Mai PharmaPorts

Thursday, 21 June 2018

09:30 – 10:30      The Pharma Outsourcing Best Practices Panel
10:45 – 11:45      Catalysis meets Synthesis – Your benefits for Early Phase Development
12:00 – 12:30      3D Metal Printed Flow Reactors for the Safe and Efficient Production of Pharma, Agro and Fine Chemicals
12:45 – 13:15      AMRI
13:30 – 14:30      Leveraging Production in China as a Western CMO: benefits and challenges
14:45 – 15:15     Callery LLC

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

14:00     Welcome & Moderation | Dr Holger Bengs 
14:05     Impulse lecture: Investors and Start-ups in the Chemical Sector need to think and act on global
14:30     Set yourself ahead of the Competition with Nano-Materials made for you | Dr Schwan Hosseiny
14:45     Process Oriented Olefin Metathesis Catalysts for Industrial Applications | Dr Michal Bieniek
15:00     Site Selective Glyco-Activation for Drug Enhancement | Dr Ulrich Rabausch 
15:15     Advance your Business plan with Science4Life | Dr Peter Wonerow 
15:30     Redefining Chemistry: Startups in Chemicals & Materials drive by Circular Economy & Digitization of Processes | Patrick van der Meer
15:45     Sustainability in Plastic Packaging Solutions | Margareta Merke
16:00     Turning Biomass into Green Gold | Panos Kouris 
16:15    Chemistry Entrepreneurship: Success Stories and the Way ahead of us 

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

Session 1 | Chair: Bruce Lane, RSC Specialty Chemicals Sector

10:00 How Graphene Can Make a Real Difference | Lewis Chard
10:15 Solving the Graphene Scale-up Problem | Stephen Hodge

Session 2 | Chair: Adam Brownsell, Editor, RSC Chemistry World

11:00 Supraparticles – Complex Particles as Additives from New Properties in Advance Materials | Kari Mandel
11:45 Sulfosuccinic Acid: A New Cosmetic Ingredient / Intermediate | Martin Haubl
12:30 Lunch Break

Session 3 | Chair: Gareth Jenkins, Britest Ltd, UK

13:00 Flame Retardants Additives: A Sustainable Approach | Albert Jeyakumar
13:45 Non Hazardous Fire Retardant Synergists for Plastics | Robert Leeuwendal

Session 4 | Chair: Bruce Lane, RSC Specialty Chemicals Sector 

14:30 Nanotribology for the Design of Specialty Chemicals | Zhenyu Jason Zhang 
15:15 Textiles Functionalization with Additives for Health & Wellness Benefits | Isabel Martins
16:00 Close 

Thursday, 21 June 2018

Session 5 | Chair: Gareth Jenkins, Britest Ltd, UK

10:00 Improving the Performance of Resins through Nanoparticle Engineering | Yang Zhigang
10:45 Novel Functional Additives for Advanced Coatings and Resins | Alan Taylor

Session 6 | Chair: Gareth Jenkins, Britest Ltd, UK

11:30 Formulation Preservative and Deodorizing Efficacy Across Broad pH Spectrum | Tracey Ross
12:15 How to Evaluate the Performance of Additives to Reduce or Mask Odour | Charlotte Tournier

Session 7 | Chair: Tom Porter, Thomas Swan & Co Ltd, UK

13:00    PTFE Lubricant Powders – a Guide to Applications, Properties and Processing | Helen Thompson
13:45 Close 

Wednesday, 20 June 2018

10:45 – 11:15    Extended Safety Datasheets: How industry can meet their obligations | Jennifer Butcher
11:30 – 12:00    Demonstrating REACH compliance to EU customers | Dr Martina Schneider 
13:30 – 14:00     Life after REACH 2018 | Dr Alex Paul
14:15 – 14:45     The future for nanomaterials within REACH | Dr Claire Skentelbery
15:00 – 15:30     Brexit and its implications for REACH and other chemicals legislation | Nishma Patel

Thursday, 21 June 2018

10:00 – 10:30     Applying for biocidal product authorization | Carlos Miguel Fazendeiro
10:45 – 11:15    A Closed System Case Study for compliance with EU Directives on Chemical Transfer | Martin Willis
11:30 – 12:00     Comparison of chemicals management regulations around the globe | Dr Marina Fuentes
13:30 – 14:00     Chemical Regulation Management in China | Christine Chuang
14:15 – 14:45    Accessing global chemical regulations and multilingual searching | Dr Mark Alan Pemberton 

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