The Leela Mumbai, Sahar, Andheri (E), Mumbai
August 1-2, 2018
nd 2 Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA)Bitumen Conference
Co-Located Bitumen and Base Oil Conferences
Side by Side in India for the First Time
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ndThe 2 Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Bitumen Conference which is themed
Connecting the Dots of an Evolving Global Bitumen Market will be jointly organized by
Petrosils Bitumart and Rex Fuels in Mumbai, India on August 1-2, 2018.
Co-Located Side By Side Global Bitumen and Base Oil Conferences In India For The First Time!
Meet The Largest Bitumen Buyers and Sellers from Asia and the Middle East in
As the region undergoes tremendous changes and is expected to attract energy companies of all sizes from the largest global players to the smaller
traders, AMEA bitumen hopes to tie in the perceived supply and demand challenges and connect the dots of the bitumen industry in the region.
The 1st Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) Bitumen Conference was jointly organized by Petrosil and Rex Fuels on July 12-13, 2017 in Mumbai, India.The conference attracted more than 200 senior bitumen decision makers from more than 20 countries in the region.
The AMEA Bitumen Conference will provide a comprehensive overview of the region's bitumen market including the latest trends, drivers, competitive
landscape, logistics updates, technology developments, demand and supply information and will offer delegates the opportunity to network withleading industry experts, exchange information and have access to premium presentations.
The Indian sub-continent is strategically placed geographically and has the advantageous position in terms of proximity to these important locations
and will provide delegates in the bitumen industry with the platform and resources to turn challenges into opportunities in the region.
Asian countries like China, India, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Japan and other countries have one of the fastest
growing and dynamic bitumen markets, while the Middle East is becoming a regional hub for good quality bitumen supplies and Africa is evolving and
emerging into a prominent bitumen market offering tremendous opportunities to bitumen reners, suppliers and regional road construction
With signicant trade, road construction, capacity increases, technological changes and product innovations taking place in the region, this market is
poised to play a key role in shaping the future of the global bitumen market.
The conference has been priced competitively to encourage greater industry participation so that there is a greater opportunity to network with a larger
number of bitumen suppliers and genuine buyers and end users.
The conference aims to bring together leading industry players
from the worlds fastest growing bitumen markets in the region.
Any entity directly or indirectly connected to the global Base Oil, Lubricant and Wax industry will benet from attending the 1st BLW Conference.
Reners, Producers, Exporters, Importers, Buyers, Additive Companies, Logistics Companies, Consultants, Shipping Companies, Storage Companies,
Transporters, Packaging Companies, Plant and Equipment Manufacturers, Specialty Oil producers and suppliers, Customs Departments, Government
Agencies, Institutions etc will nd great value in attending the conference.
Who Should Attend?
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Strengthen Your Brand with Strategic Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities!
nd2 AMEA Bitumen Sponsorship and Exhibition Packages with Key Benets and Features
Strengthen your brand at the premium AMEA bitumen event
Global brand visibility and recognition
VIP seating at the conference and for the lunches
Logo and website link on the conference website, brochures and marketing materials
Logo on the main projection screen
Various sponsorship and packages tailor made to suit your budget and needs
Dedicated exhibition areas and table tops to showcase your products and services in high trafc areas during networking and refreshment breaks
Advertisements in the conference book
Special delegate registration prices and passes for sponsors and guests
Special meeting and networking areas designated for sponsors to set up meetings
Sponsorship of collateral materials
Hosting of the lunch and dinner functions
Special coverage & mention in announcements, newsletters and material distributed to Bitumart and Bitumen India members
For sponsorship and exhibition opportunities and packages, please write to [email protected]
Dedicated Meetings Organized for Sponsors & Exhibitors in the Conference Room for Assured DealMarketing Opportunities with Large Indian Bitumen Buyers for an Immediate Return on Investment!
AMEA Bitumen Agenda
AMEA Bitumen Conference - Day One | Aug 1, 2018 - Wednesday
8:30 AM Registration, Exhibition Table Setup and Coffee
9:00 AM Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks - Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management
9:15 AM Keynote Address: Indian Bitumen Industry: Facing Dynamic Supply Demand ScenariosMr. R. S. Sisodia, Chief General Manager, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
9:45 AM CRRI: Promoting New Technolgies for Indian Road Sector - Prof Satish Chandra, Ph.D., Director, CSIR- Central Road Research Institute
10:15 AM Q&A Session
10:30 AM Coffee Networking Break
11:00 AM Oil Companies Experience and Expectations for Buying Imported Bitumen- Mr. S. Jena, Chief General Manager (I&C), BPCL
The Logistic and Commercial Challenges Faced in Iraq's BitumenMr. Shaho O. Mahmood, Chief Commercial Ofcer (CCO), Frontier Bitumen Company
Iran Mercantile Exchange Services for International Bitumen TradeDr. Hossein Mohammadi, Senior Advisor to CEO, Iran Mercantile Exchange
12:25 PM Iran Bitumen Industry, Weakness & Strength - Future OutlookMr. Farjam Behrouzi, Senior Trader/Consultant, Mehrjam International Business Development
12:45 PM Q&A Session
1:00 PM Lunch
2:30 PM India's Growing Demand for Imported Bitumen and White Spirit - Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management
Global Crude Oil and its Impact on Product Pricing - Mr. RK Mehra, Ex ED, International Trade, BPCL3:00 PM
Pricing Challenges Facing the Indian Bitumen Industry - Mr. GS Gujral, Director and Chief Executive Ofcer, BITCOL3:20 PM
Q&A Session3:40 PM
Coffee Networking Break4:00 PM
4:30 PM Growing Bitumen Trade in South East Asia - Capt. Allen Pinto, Director Shipping Operations, Head Bulk Bitumen Middle East,India & Africa, Richmond Mercantile Ltd Fzc
4:50 PM The Overview of Africa's Bitumen Market, Road Networks and Trade Flows with the MiddleEast and Asia - Mr. Subhash Gupta, GROUP CEO, Yash International Tanzania
5:10 PM Q&A Session
5:20 PM Chair's Closing Remarks and Summary of Day One
5:30 PM Recognizing Outstanding Contributions to the Bitumen Industry in the Asia, Middle East andAfrica (AMEA) Region - Mr. U.P. Singh, Executive Director, Indian Oil Corporation Limited
5:45 PM End of Conference Day One
Chair's Welcome and Opening Remarks - Mr. Rexy Ravindran, MD, Rex Fuels Management9:00 AM
Changing Production Capacities of Bitumen in India - Mr. Debasish Basak, GM- Fuels & Bitumen, HPCL9:10 AM
Challenges Faced for Marketing Bitumen in India
Mr. Rajesh Jain, Head-Bitumen Business, India & Indian Subcontinent, GP Global Asphalt Pvt Ltd
Safe Practices in Handling Bitumen - Capt. Rahul Varma, Director, Ally Maritime and Legal Services10:00 AM
Q&A Session10:25 AM
Coffee Networking Break10:35 AM
Performance Based Mix Design for Long Lasting Bituminous Roads - Mr. Dharamveer Singh, Ph.D, Associate Prof, IIT Mumbai11:00 AM
Future of Plastic and Modied Bitumen - Ms Ambika Behl, Ph.D, Sr Scientist, CSIR-CRRI11:30 AM
Increase in Micro-Surfacing will Help Bitumen and Modied Bitumen - Mr. Debatosh Roy, Innovative Infratech12:00 PM
Q&A Session and Panel Discussion12:30 PM
Lunch and End of Conference Day Two1:00 PM
Coffee Networking Break3:30 PM
End of Post Conference Workshop 5 :30 PM
Road Construction and Maintenance Workshop: Focus on New Technologies & Sustainable Technology for Construction of Roads
Dr. Dharamveer Singh, IIT, BombayMs Ambika Behl, Ph.D, Sr Scientist, CSIR-CRRI Mr. Debatosh Roy, Innovative Infratech
AMEA Bitumen Conference - Day Two | Aug 2, 2018 - Thursday
ndEarly Conrmed speakers for the 2 AMEA Bitumen Conference
* For Registration, Sponsorship & Early Bird Offer visit us @ www.amea-bitumen.com
Dhiren Shah - T: +91 93232 80923; E: [email protected] | Sushma Divilkar - T: +91 99870 97546; E: [email protected]
Mr. Shaho O. Mahmood Chief Commercial Ofcer (CCO),Frontier Bitumen Company
Dr. Hossein Mohammadi Senior Advisor to CEO,Iran Mercantile Exchange
Mr. Subhash Gupta GROUP CEO,Yash International Tanzania
Mr. Debatosh RoyMD, Innovative Infratech
Mr. RK Mehra Ex ED, InternationalTrade, BPCL
Capt. Allen Pinto,Director Shipping Operations,Head Bulk Bitumen Middle East,India & Africa, RichmondMercantile Ltd Fzc
Mr. R. S. Sisodia Chief General Manager,Indian Oil Corporation Limited