INDO-US Workshop on Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) 18th February, 2011

INDO-US WORKSHOP ON HYDROFLUOROCARBONS (HFCs)  

18th FEBRUARY, 2011  

VENUE: Banquet Hall, Hotel Ashok, 50-B, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, INDIA

AGENDA

Registration
0900 – 1000 Registration of Participants
 
1000 – 1045Inaugural Session
1000 – 1010 Welcome Shri J. M. Mauskar, Special Secretary, MoEF
1010 – 1020 Address Mr. Marco Gonzalez, Executive Secretary, Ozone Secretariat
1020 – 1030 Keynote Address Mr. Daniel Alan Reifsnyder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Dept. of State
1030 – 1040 Inaugural Address Hon’ble Minister of State for Environment and Forests (Independent Charge), Mr. Jairam Ramesh
1040 – 1045 Vote of Thanks Mr. Daniel Alan Reifsnyder, Deputy Assistant Secretary, US Dept. of State
 
1045 – 1100 Coffee Break
 
Session – I: Montreal Protocol / Kyoto Protocol Co-Chairs: Mr. Daniel A. Reifsnyder, U.S. Department of State / Shri J. M. Mauskar, Special Secretary, MoEF
1100 – 1110 Addressing HFC consumption under the Montreal Protocol Dr. John E. Thompson, Deputy Director, U.S. Department of State
1110 – 1120 Overview of US Domestic Approaches Ms. Cindy Newberg, Branch Chief, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1120 – 1130 NGO Perspective Mr. David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council
1130 – 1140 Mechanisms under the Kyoto Protocol Mr. Manu Mudgal, Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power
1140 – 1150 India’s Perspective on Vienna Convention and the Montreal Protocol Dr. B. P. Nilaratna, Joint Secretary, MoEF
1150 – 1210 Discussion
 
Session – II: Technical Options for Refrigeration Sector Co-Chairs:Mr. Jorge Dieguez,DuPont / Prof. S.K. Mukherjee, Ozone Cell, MoEF
1210 – 1225 Technical Options for Commercial Refrigeration Mr. Alex Pachai, Johnson Controls, USA
1225 – 1240 Technical Options for Transport Refrigeration Mr. Kishor Patil, Ingersoll Rand, USA
1240 – 1255 Technical Options for Large Chillers Mr. Kishor Patil, Ingersoll Rand, USA
1255 – 1315 Discussion
 
1315 – 1400 Lunch
         
                                       
Session – III: Technical Options forAir-Conditioning Sector Co-Chairs:Mr. Dave Stirpe, Alliance for Responsible Atmospheric Policy /Dr. B. P. Nilaratna, Joint Secretary, MoEF
1400 – 1415 Technical Options to HCFCs for Unitary Air-Conditioning Systems Mr. Robert Wilkins, Danfoss, and Mr. Mark Stanga, Daikin/McQuay
1415 – 1430 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HCFCs for Air-Conditioning Sector Mr. P. K. Mahindra, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Manufacturers Association (RAMA)
1430 – 1445 Technical Options to HFCs for Motor Vehicle Air-Conditioning Systems Mr. Dave Godwin, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
1445 – 1500 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HFCs for Mobile Air Conditioning Mr. R. P. Gupta, Automotive Component Manufacturers Association (ACMA)
1500 – 1515   Discussion  
 
1515 – 1530 Coffee Break
 
Session – IV: Technical Options for Foam and MDIs Co-Chairs:Ms. Cindy Newberg, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency /Dr. A. Duraisamy, Director, Ozone Cell, MoEF
1530 – 1545 Technical Options for Foam Sector Mr. Rajiv Singh, Honeywell
1545 – 1600 Domestic Refrigeration and Appliances Mr.Tom Cantania, Whirlpool
1600 – 1615 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HCFCs for Foam Sector   Mr. G. Ramachandran, Indian Polyurethane Association (IPUA)
1615 – 1630 Indian Industry Perspective on Alternatives to HFCs for Metered Dose Inhalers (MDIs) Mr. Kiran Rote, MDI Manufacturer
1630 – 1645   Discussion  
 
Session – V: Production Sector Co-Chairs:Mr. David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council/Shri J. M. Mauskar, Special Secretary, MoEF
1645 – 1705 US Production Sector-Perspective on HFCs Mr. Mac McFarland, DuPont
1705 – 1725 Indian Production Sector Perspective on HFCs Mr. Roop Salhotra, Refrigerant Manufacturers Association (REGMA)
1725 – 1745   Discussion and Concluding Remarks  
 
1745 Closure of the Workshop