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3 Day Conference: Plastics beyond Petroleum: Biosourced/Greenhouse Gases/Recycled Raw Materials; the New Crude Oil


3 Day Conference: Plastics beyond Petroleum: Biosourced/Greenhouse Gases/Recycled Raw Materials; the New Crude Oil

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DUBLIN, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --

The "Plastics beyond Petroleum: Biosourced/Greenhouse Gases/Recycled Raw Materials; the New Crude Oil" conference has been added to's offering.

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A spirit of innovation in the field of chemicals/polymers is brewing; a phenomenon we have not seen in the chemical industry since the 1960's.

Driven by consumer awareness, Brand-Owners are pushing the manufacturers to respond with technology that takes Sustainability & Environmental impact to new heights.

  1. Use of Renewable/Bio-Sourced raw-materials (vs petroleum) addresses Sustainability/Global Warming; invention of New Plastics from Newer Building Blocks being an added benefit while maintaining the production of traditional polymers & plastics
  2. Use of Polymer & Plastic Waste (vs petroleum) addresses Sustainability/Global Warming
  3. Conversion of GreenHouse Gases (CO2/CH4) into building blocks for polymers has a Compounded Impact on Sustainability/Global Warming


June 25: Tuesday 8:30-11:30AM

  • Pre-Conference Course
  • Overview of Bio-Sourced & Recycled Plastics: Orientation 101

June 25: Tuesday 1:00-5:30PM

  • Bio-PolyEsters: Today & Tomorrow

June 25: Tuesday 5:30-7:30PM

  • Cocktail Reception & Networking

June 26: Wednesday 8:30-5:30PM

  • Breadth of Bio-Sourced Plastic Products

June 26: Wednesday 6:00-10:00PM

  • Networking Dinner by New York City Waters & Skyline

June 27: Thursday 8:30-5:30PM

  • Recycled Plastics: Value-Creation Opportunities & Challenges


Yash P. Khanna
InnoPlast Solutions

Dr. Yash P. Khanna, recipient of two international awards in the areas of Plastics and Analytical Sciences, has over 40 years of highly diversified industrial experience. His career is credited with over 120 research publications, 25 U.S. patents, Society of Plastics Engineer's International Engineering/Technology Award (2001) and North American Thermal Analysis Society's Fellowship (1988) and its highest honor, the International Mettler Award (1997). A highpoint of Dr. Khanna's career has been to identify several new phenomena in common polymers, already in existence for 40-60 years.

His industrial affiliations include Chief Technology Officer at Applied Minerals (2013-2015), Senior Technology Fellow / Director of Technology at Imerys (2005-2009), a $5B minerals company and Manager of Reinforced Engineering Thermoplastics Program at Rayonier (2001-2004), a $3B forest products company. The great majority of his career was at Honeywell (1975-2001) formerly AlliedSignal, a $40B conglomerate company at its Corporate Research & Technology Center as a Research Group Leader / Senior Principal Scientist.

During 1990-2001, he also held positions as Business Unit Liaison to Specialty Films and key technologist for Packaging Resins, where scientific fundamentals formed the basis of new product / process development as well as technology marketing in North America and Europe. These significant business contributions were recognized through 5 Special Recognition awards and 3 business awards (Growth, Sale of the Year, and Save of the Year). Now at InnoPlast Solutions, Dr. Khanna's technology driven business experience is playing a key role in offering Value-Driven conferences and courses.

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