Friday, April 12th, 2019. 8:00 AM Onwards
Venue : Hotel Taj Santacruz, Mumbai, India.
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About RACE

The Recycling And Circular Economy (RACE) Conference focuses on how the world needs to shift from a linear to a circular economy. The conference will shed a light on how the circular economy can create value for businesses and for society. It will also touch upon innovations that support the transition to a circular economy in the value chains of the plastics industry. Key topics include subjects of vital importance like circular economy in material recycling, infrastructural issues in the recycling industry, waste management techniques, international best practices etc.

The conference will include presentations and panel discussions featuring renowned and respected decision makers. Speaker representation includes prominent individuals from raw material producing companies, FMCG companies, recycling companies, plastic processors, plastic machinery manufacturers, leading consulting firms and policy makers from the Indian Government.

The one-day conference will focus on key issues like:

  • An Integrated Approach to Plastic Waste Management: Policy dimensions and EPR guidelines
  • Art of Possible: Global Best Practices
  • World Without Waste
  • Oil in a greening world: A race to the bottom?
  • Journey to Circular system
  • RACE to CREATE Recycling and Circular Economy in India
  • Innovation for Circular Economy and Sustainable Development
  • How the circular economy can create value for businesses and society
  • Opportunities in packaging design to reduce impact | Circular economy in packaging | Waste management as an opportunity to Industry
  • BOPP films for Sustainable Solutions
  • Advancing circular economy
  • Co-processing Technology - A Successfully Operating Sustainable Option For Achieving Circular Economy


Sajjid Mitha

Founder & CEO


Chair - Panel Discussion

Dr. D D Kale

Head of Plastics/PPV Technology Division & Professor of Polymer Technology


S K Ray

Hon. Secretary

Dr Ashok Menon

Global Technology Leader

Vandana Hari

Founder and CEO

Chandramohan Gupta

Corporate Affairs

Dr V G Habbu

Senior Vice President,
Petchem Sector – Sustainability Assurance

Mihir Parekh

Vice President

Deepali Kelekar

Technical and
Marketing Manager

Milind Chavan

India Head,
Plastic Sustainability & Advocacy

Pratibha Sharma

Project Officer,
Plastic Waste Recycling Management

Santhosh Jayaram

Partner and Head,
Sustainability and CSR Advisory

Dr Shalini Sharma


Dr Shilpi Kapur


Manohar Kumar

Chief Technical Officer

Sandeep Patel


Ulhas Parlikar

Global Consultant

Bipin Odhekar

Head - Operations Excellence & Sustainability

Who will ATTEND

  • Manufacturers
  • Processors
  • Sustainability professionals
  • Environment professionals
  • Waste contractors
  • Waste producers
  • Policy makers
  • Consultants
  • NGOs
  • Blue-chip companies and SMEs
  • Research and development specialists
  • Strategy and innovation
  • Machinery Manufacturers

Organised By

PWorld Technology Pvt. Ltd. is in the business of developing, maintaining and operating E-commerce platforms to facilitate retail trading in polymers and other petroleum products. It also will develop capabilities of providing warehousing facilities and providing logistics support services including transport in supply chain management. It is in the process of creating logistics portals. Pworld has the capability of handling turnkey projects to develop similar software for use in foreign jurisdictions. It plans to hold industry related seminars/conferences for knowledge sharing and networking.

POLYMERUPDATE is Asia’s largest and one of the fastest growing Petrochemical market intelligence companies in the world. The company provides business critical industry news and real time price assessments which are used as a benchmarks for contract price settlements in many parts of Asia. Products we track daily include Crude Oil, Naphtha, Aromatics, Olefins, Polyolefins and Petrochemical Intermediates for the global markets with a special focus on Asia, India, The Middle East, Europe, US, Latin America and Africa. Polymerupdate has a formidable database of industry players who have signed up for our services and we believe this offers us a tremendous advantage when speaking out on behalf of our industry. In the past, Polymerupdate has hosted a number of industry related conferences and events across India..