3-6 December, 2019
14th International Exhibition & Conference
Pulp, Paper & Allied Industries
Pragati Maidan, New Delhi



DAY- 1- Wednesday, 1st November 2017--Conference  LoungeFirst Floor , Hall #7 - 

INAUGURAL SESSION                                               
Welcome Address  :Mr. Pramod Agarwal, President, IARPMA
Address on Status of Indian Newsprint Industry  :Mr. P.S. Patwari President, Indian Newsprint Manufacturers Association (INMA) & Vice President, Eastern Region, IARPMA &  CEO and Executive Director, Emami Paper Mills Ltd
Address on Status of Indian Paper Industry  :Mr. Saurabh Bangur President, Indian Paper Manufacturers Association
(IPMA) & Managing Director, The West Coast Paper Mills Ltd.
Address on Status of Non-Wood Paper Industry : Mr. Nand Kishore Kagliwal, Vice President, Indian Agro & Recycled Paper  Mills Association, Western Region & CMD, Nath Paper Mills Ltd
Future of Paperex            :Mr Gordon Payne ,  Regional Director – Asia,  ITE Group PLC
Address on Salient Features of Conference:Mr. N. Gopalaratnam, Chairman, Technical Committee,           
Keynote Address cum “S.V. Memorial Lecture” : Mr. Kari Tuominen, President & CEO, Andritz Oy, Finland           
Inaugural Address: Shri C R Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of state Commerce and Industry,, Govt. of India
Vote of Thanks ; : Mr. Anil Kumar, Sr. Vice President, IARPMA & Executive Director and CEO, Shreyans Industries
Technical Session I:   Indian Paper Industry: Trends and Challenges for Sustainable Growth
Session Chairman: Mr. Sanjay Singh, Divisional Chief Executive, ITC Ltd- Paperboards and Specialty Papers Division; Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.

  • The Indian Paper Sector: Status Report 2017 and Sustainability Prospects              by Dr. Kawaljeet Singh, Mrs. Rita Tandon and Dr. B P Thapliyal, Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Indian Paper Industry: Key Trends and Challenges by Varun Jain and Vikanshu Bhargava, Ernst & Young LLP, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
  • The Future of Paper and Recycling in India by Vijay Gupta, WPS Pte Ltd., Singapore.
  • Development and Adoption of Appropriate Technologies for Enhancing Sustainability and Competitiveness of the Indian Paper Industry by Dr. R.K. Jain, UNIDO, (IC-ISID), Delhi, Dr. Øyvind Eriksen, UNIDO, Vienna, Austria , Dr. Anders Isaksson and Dr. Ritin Koria, RISE Paper and Fibre Res. Inst., Trondheim, Norway;  Vikas Kumar and Mrs. Ashima Marwaha, UNIDO(IC-ISID), Delhi.
  • Indian Paper Industry and the Education Sector by P.R. Ray, Esskay Impex, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Technical Session II  Developments in Fibreline and Tissue & Papermaking
Session Chairman: Mr. Kasi Viswanathan, Managing Director, Seshasayee Paper & Boards Ltd, Erode, Tamil Nadu, India.

  • Fiberline Optimization utilizing Novel Measurement Technologies complimented with Advanced Process Control by Akhlesh Mathur, ASPAC Fiber Segment, BTG Process Solutions, Singapore and Dr. Dan Smith, BTG Process Solutions, USA.
  • Ozone Bleaching: Appropriate Strategy for Sustainable Growth of the Pulp and Paper Industry by Brendan van Wyk, Pulp & Paper, Xylem Water Solutions South Africa (Pty) Ltd, Gauteng, South Africa, Narain Madhavan, Xylem Water Solutions India Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, India, Alexis Metais, Xylem Water Solutions, Lyon, France.
  • GapCon EconPRESSTM NExT: The New Tool for Energy Savings and Tissue Quality Improvement by Dr. Francesco De Biasi, GapCon tissue S.r.l. and GapCon tissue S.r.l. Italy, PAPCEL, a.s. Czech Republic.
  • Latest  Headbox Technology for Paper and Boardmaking           by Juan Cecchini, Maarit Tukiainen and Hannu Turpeinen, Valmet Technologies Inc., Finland.

Grand Celebration of Paper Day by Federation of paper Traders associations of India (FPTA) 
Invited  Guest: -

  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology & Earth Sciences; Environment, Forest and Climate Change Government of India
  • Shri Vijay  Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation,   Government of India
  • Mr. Harsh Pati Singhania, Managing Director, JK Paper Ltd.

 DAY-- -Nov 2, 2017 (Thursday) --CONFERENCE  LOUNGE, First Floor , Hall #7 -

Technical Session III-   Progress in Key Inputs: Wood and Water
Session Chairman: Mr. S.V.R. Krishnan, Executive Director (Operations), Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers Ltd, Kagithapuram, Karur, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • Sustainable Fibre Resource Development through Advanced Clonal Technology by N. K. Agarwal, O. P. Shukla, R. D. Gupta, S. L. Narkhede and S. K. S. Chauhan, JK Paper Ltd, Unit- CPM, Songadh, Gujarat, India.
  • Water Consumption and Effluent Discharge in Paper Mills situated on the Ganga River Basin by A.K. Vidyarthi, Addnl. Director, Central Pollution Control Board, Min. of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
Technical Session IV       - Breakthrough Technologies
Session Chairman: Dr B. P. Thapliyal, Director, Central Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • How do Breakthrough Technologies enhance Pulp and Paper Machine Efficiency and allow developing Innovative Paper Products? by Dr .Véronique Morin, Auphélia Burnet, Bruno Carré and Philippe Martinez Centre Technique du Papier, Grenoble, France.
  • Nanotechnology in Paper Manufacturing: Harsh Environments by Dr. Mahendra Patel, Indian Agro and Recycled Paper Mills Association, New Delhi.
  • FiberLean™: An Innovative Composite Material by Dr. Andrew Findlay, Imerys Minerals, Par Moor, Cornwall, U.K., Dr. Leslie McLain, Imerys, North America and Kapil Dev, Imerys Minerals, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
  • Improving the Performance of Agricultural Residues and Recycled Fibres by High Performance Fillers by Dr. Vijay Mathur, Pacific Nano Products, USA.
Technical Session V-    Innovative Approaches in Energy-saving
Session Chairman: Mr. P. K. Suri, Executive Vice President (Works), JK Paper Ltd, Jaykaypur, Odisha, India.
  • Steam Profiler and Energy Monitoring improve Energy Efficiency             by Jarmo Tiilikka and Jaakko Oksanen; Valmet, Automation BL, Tampere, Finland and Rakesh Uniyal, Valmet India, Gurgaon, Haryana, India.
  • Positive Impact of Technical Wires on Carbon Footprint by Christian Strohschein, ANDRITZ Kufferath GmbH, Duren, Germany and Chandrakant B. Naik, ANDRITZ Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Chennai, T.N., India.
  • Innovative Approaches in Processes and Operations to reduce Energy and Utility Consumption: A Case Study by P.K. Suri and Mayank Jindal, JK Paper Ltd and Dr. S.P. Singh, Pulp and Paper Research Institute, Jaykaypur, Rayagada, Odisha, India.
  • Sustainable Growth and Competitiveness in Paper-making with Reduced Water, Energy and Protected Environment by P. Sankaralingam, Dr. S. Subramanian and M. Subramanian, Tamilnadu News Print and Papers Ltd., Kagithapuram, Karur, Tamil Nadu, India.
  • New Green Initiative by CPPRI for Cleaner and Green Energy Generation by Dr. A.K.Dixit, Dr. Tarun, Kumar Anupam and Dr. B.P. Thapliyal, Chemical Recovery Division, Central Pulp & Paper Research Institute, Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • Innovative Approaches on Reduction of Carbon Foot Print, Environmental Impact and Enhancement in Productivity: A Case Study by M.B.S Nair and B.V.K.S.S Prasad, Emami Paper Mills, Balasore, Odisha, India.

November 3, 2017 (Friday) # (Day- 3) at Conference  Lounge - First Floor, hall # 7

Technical Session VI - Environmental Protection and Simulation Tools
Session Chairman: Mr. Anil Kumar, Executive Director and CEO, Shreyans Industries Ltd, Ahemedgarh, Punjab
  • A Breakthrough High Rate Anaerobic Reactor proves itself in the Pulp and Paper Industry by Michel Noordink, Leo H.A. Habets and Rienk Prins, Pâques BV, Netherlands and Suchit Dekivadia &  Jacopo De Steffani, Pâques Environmental Technology India Pvt Ltd., Chennai, India.
  • Recycled Process Water Management and Application of Simulation Tools by Dr. Thierry Delagoutte, Dr. Bruno Carré, Dr. Elisa Zeno ; Dr. Patrick Huber, Dr. Sylvie Nivelon, Mr. Pascal Ottenio, Dr. Fabienne Vercelli and Dr. Saurabh Kumar; Centre Technique du Papier, Grenoble, France.
Technical Session VII - Optimisation in Coating & Printing
Session Chairman: Dr. Yuvraj Singh Negi, Professor/HOD, Professor-Incharge, IIT Roorkee Saharanpur Campus, Saharanpur Campus, U.P.
  • Optimisation of Coating with Water - based Barriers by Daniel Ragnarsson, UMV Coating Systems, Saffle, Sweden
  • Automated Intermediate Roll Storage (between Paperboard Production Lines and PE Coating): a Case Study by Kaj Fahllund, Pesmel OY, Finland, J Rajagopalan, Pesmel South Asia and J. Srikumar, Pesmel, India
  • Print Optimisation of Coated Fibre- based Packaging through Control of Porosity by Dr. (Mrs.) Janet Preston, Imerys Minerals, Par Moor, England, Dr. Andrew Findlay, Imerys Minerals, Par Moor, England and Kapil Dev, Imerys Minerals, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
  • Reformulation of Paperboard Coatings for Optimized Quality and Cost Efficiency by Peter Dahlvik, Omya International AG, Switzerland and Richard Waters, Omya Australia
Technical Session VIII-   Recycled Fibre Processing & Planning and Advanced Analytics to improve Mill Performance
Session Chairman: Mr. M.B.S Nair, Director, Emami Paper Mills, Balasore, Odisha
  • The Compromise between Screening Efficiency and Runnability: Is there a way to have it all? by Naik Chandrakant B., ANDRITZ Technologies Pvt Ltd., Chennai, India, Toivila Mari, ANDRITZ Fiedler GmbH, Regensburg, Germany and Meyer Keith, ANDRITZ Inc., Glens Falls, USA.
  • Advanced Analytics improve Mill Performance and Reliability by Jari Almi, Industrial Internet, and Johanna Newcomb, Advanced Applications and Industrial Internet, Valmet, Tampere, Finland. (To be presented by Jarmo Tiilikka, Valmet, Automation BL, Tampere,  Finland)
  • End to End Contribution Maximisation Model- System based End to End Planning Tool Ensuring Sustainable Profitability for Paper Industry by Vikanshu Bhargava, Business Advisory Services, Ernst & Young LLP, Gurgaon, Haryana.
  • Paper Carrier Ropes – as Essential Part for Economical and Sustainable Paper Production: Case study by Erich Kurzbock and Stefan Kurzbock, Traunkai, Austria.