Coatings Group

Agenda

29 May 2018 – CEO day – What keeps CEO’s awake at night?

Time Session Title
10:00 Registration and coffee
10:20 Opening remarks from the chair
10:30 Politics and paint – What’s the outlook for the next 12 months?
Tom Botwell, British Coatings Federation
11:00 The impact of the revised B-BBEE legislation – What does this mean for your business in South Africa?
Dr. Ivor Blumenthal, ArkKonsult
11:30 Addressing critical skills shortages – How can SAPMA assist with new modules on water base?
Deryck Spence, SA Paint Manufacturers Association (SAPMA)
12:00 Automation versus people management – Getting the balance right
Carlos Costa, Kansai Plascon
12:30 Luncheon and exhibition viewing
13:30 Beyond environmentally friendly paints - What does this really mean for the paint industry?
Graham Cruickshank, Green Building Council of SA
14:00 Unlocking trade dynamics in Africa - What does this mean for the paint industry?
Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, DTI
14:30 Transforming the future of testing to support development
Thomas Andrews, Intertek
15:00 Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing
15:30 VOC standards the future
Bobby Bhugwandin, Kansai Colourants
16:00 Southern Africa trends – Navigating the future of the coatings industry
Constance Nyambayo, Frost & Sullivan
16:30 Panel discussion: Securing capital to grow and innovate – What does the future hold?
Moderator: Dr. Ivor Blumenthal, ArkKonsult
Carlos Costa, Kansai Plascon
Aggie Argyrou, Warrior Paints
Wamkele Keabetswe Mene, DTI
17:00 Closing remarks by the chair

30 May 2018 – Technical day

Time Session Title
10:00 Registrations and coffee
10:20 Opening remarks from the chair
Christine Malthouse, Polymers Paint Colour Journal (PPCJ)
10:30 Recent developments in the lead free pigment for road marking
Parsemonius Mabeza, Union Colours Limited
11:00 Understanding trade protection in South Africa
Donald MacKay, XA International Trade
11:30 Engineered pigment composite for TiO2 optimisation in decorative paints
Paul Dietz, FP-Pigments Oy
12:00 Latest advances in dry film thickness measurement techniques
Craig Woolhouse, Elcometer
12:30 Luncheon and exhibition viewing
13:30 New developments in binders for waterborne wood coatings
Jean-Pierre Chevillotte, Allnex
14:00 New age synthetic thickeners for near zero VOC decorative coatings
Mukund Gogte, Ashland Specialty Ingredients
14:30 Solvents: Are they dead or can sustainable solvents give them new life? / Formulating a new era
15:00 Afternoon refreshments and exhibition viewing
15:30 A new look at inter-linked performance factors with a view to both power consumption and time of processing improvements for high quality coating products
John Broli, Jones Industrial Mixers
16:00 The dispersant effect, corrosion control with aqueous DTM coatings
Dr. David Tarjan, ICL Group, USA
16:30 Natural and accelerated UV degradation of coatings – New developments and comparative testing, new advancements in artificial weathering testing machines
Jim Reagan, Q-Lab Europe

31 May 2018 – Technical day

Time Session Title
10:00 Registration and coffee
10:20 Opening remarks from the chair
10:30 Expensive smart long self-healing coatings that last a long time or cheap fit for purpose coatings that need replacing every 2-3 years – Which is best for the SA industry?
Philippe Delesalle, Axalta Plascon (Pty) Ltd
11:00 Improved air quality coalescing agents reducing odour and VOC in water based coatings
Graeme Billington, Eastman Chemicals
11:30 Silicone protection for facades - High and low PVC paint solutions
Peer Mohammed Adyar, Wacker Chemicals Middle East
12:00 An accelerated weathering survey of organic red pigments
12:30 Closing remarks from the Chair
12:45 Luncheon and exhibition viewing

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