Coatings Group

Agenda

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Affordable African coatings that work - formulating for a cost competitive, dynamic and environmentally sensitive African market

Thursday 7th May 2020

Doing business in Africa

Note: This agenda is subject to change.

Wednesday 6th May 2020

Time Session
10:00 - 10:15 Opening address
Honorable Ebrahim Patel, Minister, Department of Trade and Industry - TBC
10:15 - 10:45 Ribbon cutting and VIP tour
10:45 - 11:00 Registration and coffee
11:00 - 11:15 Opening remarks from chair
Christine Malthouse, Senior Editor PPCJ & APCJ, Coatings Group
11:15 - 11:45 Focus on Costs Saving in Paint Manufacturing – Let down HEC in WB paints
Mukund Gogte, Technical Sales – Industrial Specialties: Middle East & Africa, Ashland Specialty Ingredients
11:45 - 12:15 Paint and Polymer Degradation – A Practical Approach to Accelerated Testing
Richard Kish, Q-Lab Corporation
12:15 - 12:45 Forklifts & MHE : Improving Fire Prevention, Safety & Environment
Rajeev Raina, Director, Liftforce SA Pty
Oliver Scholz,, General Manager, MIAG Fahrzeugbau GmbH
12:45 - 13:45 Lunch Break | Exhibition viewing
13:45 - 14:15 Putting Construction Chemistry to the Test
Mohammed Sanaobar, Regional Technical Director, Head of Wacker Academy
14:15 - 14:45 Sustainable Rheological additives
Roberto Mazzari, Technology Manager, CHT Group
14:45 - 15:15 The already here Digital Disruption of Instant Decorative Colour Directly from Cloud to Customer
Richard Majewski, Managing Director, Narich (Pty) Ltd
15:15 - 15:45 A Unique Opportunity: Understanding Methods for Optimising Titanium Dioxide Performance
Jürgen Hühn, Regional Sales Manager, FP-Pigments
15:45 - 16:15 Lead it Bi - Lead free alternatives for the coatings industry
Georg Doering, Pigments & Dyes
16:15 - 16:30 Closing remarks by chair

Thursday 7th May 2020

Time Session
10:00 - 10:20 Registration and coffee
10:20 - 10:30 Opening remarks from chair
10:30 - 11:00 Trends and current developments on coatings pigments
Carlos Costa, Consultant - TBC
11:00 - 11:30 Keynote: Forecast 2020 - Pressure and Promise
Daniel Silke, Global Economist
11:30 - 12:00 Use of lead in paint in Southern Africa by 2021
Ramsook Loykisoonlal, Deputy Director: Environmental Health, Department of Health - TBC
12:00 - 12:30 VOC standards and the future
Garth Strachan, Acting Chief Executive Officer, South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)* - TBC
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break | Exhibition viewing
13:30 - 14:15 African Continental Free Trade Agreement
Claudia Furriel, Director, Department of Trade and Industry - TBC
Donald MacKay, Director, XA International Trade - TBC
14:15 - 14:45 Skills shortages and development in the coatings industry
Khathutshelo Ramukumba, Chief Executive Officer, Chemical Industries Education & Training Authority (CHIETA)* - TBC
Gwebinkundla Qonde, Director-General, Department of Higher Education and Training - TBC
14:45 - 15:30 4IR from Buzzword to Reality
Phillipa Rodseth, Executive Director, Manufacturing Circle - TBC
15:30 - 15:45 Closing remarks by chair