Stakeholders workshop on alternative to HCFC 141b in form manufacturing sector, 08th FEBRUARY, 2019 at NEW DELHI





Venue : Gulmohar Hall, Convention Centre Date : 8 February 2019

  India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi                               

0930 – 1015 Registration of Participants
1015 – 1045    Opening Session
  Welcome Dr. Amit Love, Joint Director, Ozone Cell, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Government of India
Address by UNDP India Office Ms. Naida Rasheed, Deputy Country Director, UNDP India
Address by UNDP Montreal Protocol and Chemicals Unit Ms. Xiaofang Zhou Director, Montreal Protocol and Chemicals Unit, UNDP
Address by Joint Secretary Dept. of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India Ms. Aparna Sharma, Joint Secretary, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Government of India
Inaugural Address Mr. A.K. Jain, Additional Secretary, MoEF&CC
Vote of Thanks Dr. Amit Love, Joint  Director, Ozone Cell, MoEF&CC
1045 – 1100 Tea/Coffee Break
1100 – 1115 Collaboration between Ozone Cell, MoEF&CC and CIPET for competency enhancement of enterprises including Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in foam Manufacturing Sector Dr. S.N. Yadav, Principal Director / Dr. Smita Mohanty, Director, LARPM, CIPET
1115 – 1125 Implementation of HCFC-141b Phase-out in Foam Sector in India   Prof. R.S. Agarwal, Retd. Professor, IIT, Delhi
1125 – 1135 HCFC phase out in foam sector – Global perspective   Key decisions and guidelines of the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for implementation of HPMP Stage II and implementation modalities Mr. Anderson Alves Technical Specialist UNDP Montreal Protocols and Chemicals Unit, Bangkok
1135 – 1215 Key issues and challenges for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in foam manufacturing sector   Alternative non-HCFC Low GWP options, Formulated Systems and equipment requirements of non-HCFC blowing agents to India MSMEs International Experts in foam sector: Mr. Paulo Altoe (Brazil) Mr. Giorgio Rossi (Italy)   ( 2 Presentations )    
1215– 1245 HCFC phase out in foam manufacturing sector – Industry experiences of technology conversion under HPMP Stage-I ·         Mr. Dilip Jadhav, Senior General Manager, Blue Star Limited (Discontinuous Sandwich Panel sub sector) ·         Mr. Rohit Dhiman, Director, Projects, Whirlpool of India Limited (Domestic Refrigeration sub sector)
1245– 1330 Interaction and Discussions UNDP/MPU,  International Experts, Industry
1330 – 1430 Lunch
1430 – 1600 Interaction with experts by enterprises – To be facilitated by Ozone Cell, MoEF&CC The slot will allow opportunities for interested stakeholders to hold small groups, or bilateral, discussions on technologies and strategic issues required for the conversion of PU Foam manufacturing companies.