List of Speakers


Saturday 14 October 2017



Workshop on India

    10.00   Opening of the Convention and Welcome Address
11.00   Your Key to Business Success in India
12.30   Networking Lunch
14.00   Hot Topics:
• Recycling policies supporting the growing domestic recycling industries
• Circular Economy - the way forward
• Costs for shipping and ICD logistics
16.00   Leadership Talk: India’s crucial role in the global economy
17.00   Closing remarks

Sunday 15 October 2017



Stainless Steel & Special Alloys Committee

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  Stainless CP Gupta C.P. Gupta
Chairman & Managing Director, Ambica Steels Ltd. (India)
"Current scenario of stainless steel recycling in India"


Ferrous Division

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  FerrousBeckyHites Becky E. Hites
President & Founder, Steel Insights, LLC (USA)
"Lions, Tigers & Elephants: harnessing the raw power of an improving global steel cycle"
  Ferrous R Ganesh

R. Ganesh
Director of Sourcing, Jindal Stainless Limited (India)

"In-depth assessment of the global specialty steel markets with a particular focus on India" (tbc)
  Ferrous SunilBarthwal2

Shri Sunil Barthwal
Joint Secretary, Ministry of Steel, Government of India

"Overview of the current and future developments in the steel industry with a focus on India" (tbc)


Textiles Division

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   Textiles Nohar Nath Nohar Nath
CEO, Kishco Group (India)
"Textile recycling in India"


Tyres & Rubber Committee

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   Tyres RobinKWiener 2014 Robin Wiener
President, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) (USA)
"Update on granulate issues from the USA"
  Headshot Icon Gaurav Sekhri
Director, Tinna Rubber & Infrastructure Limited (TRIL) (India)
"How waste tyres are a great resource- benefits of circular economy"


International Environment Council

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    Panel Discussion: "China’s changing environmental rules"

Monday 16 October 2017



Plastics Committee

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   Plastics Rajesh Gauba Rajesh Gauba
Vice President, Recycling and Sustainability, Reliance Industries (India)
"PET recycling : sustainability 'sweet-spot'"
  Plastics Mani Vajipey Mani Vajipey
Co-Founder and CEO, Banyan Nation (India)
"Challenges and opportunities in plastics recycling business in India"


Non-Ferrous Metals Division

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   Non Ferrous Deepak Mahendra Deepak Mahendra
Former Managing Director,Chassis Brakes International (India)

"Automotive and component industry in India - present & future"

  Non Ferrous NavinSharma Navin Sharma
CEO, Gravita India Limited (India)
"India’s dominance in secondary lead"
   Non Ferrous Akshay Agarwal Akshay Agarwal
Executive Director, Century Metal Recycling (India)
"Secondary aluminum production in India and its growing scrap appetite"


World Council of Recycling Associations

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Paper Division

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   Paper Andreas Uriel Andreas Uriel
Managing Director, Uriel Papierrohstoffe GmbH (Germany)

"The coming European standard for quality control of recovered paper"

  Paper Jogarao Bhamidipati Jogarao Bhamidipati
Director, Source Global Fiber Inc. (India)
"How the Swachh Bharat movement can help the Indian paper industry by improving recycled fiber collection"

   Paper Pradeep Dhobale Pradeep Dhobale
Director & Operating Partner, Springforth Investment Managers Pvt Ltd and Former Executive Director , ITC Paper Division (India)
"The expanding state of Indian paper mills"
  Headshot Icon SVR Krishnan
Executive Director, TNPL (India)
"Recycled fibre usage and its challenges"


E-Scrap Committee

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   E Scrap BK Soni B.K. Soni
Chairman & Managing Director, Eco Recycling Ltd (Ecoreco) (India)
 "The future of e-scrap recycling in India"
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