Program

APRCC2019 In Brief

This conference has been held every other year since 1995 (Hong Kong) for the purpose of promoting RC activities through sharing the best practices and jointly developing long-term chemical industries in Asia and the Pacific region, thereby enhancing the image of the chemical industry.

Title APRCC 2019 (Asia Pacific Responsible Care Conference 2019)
Term November 7 (Thu) – 8 (Fri), 2019
Time 09:00a.m. - 17:20p.m. (Registration starts: 8:00a.m.)
Venue The Westin Chosun Hotel, Seoul
Fee $400(Regular rate) / $270(Early Bird rate)
Theme The next challenges for Responsible Care
Participants Officers and employees related to the health, safety & environment in the chemical industry
  • • Players in the chemical industry who are yet a part of the Responsible Care Programme
  • • Senior, Mid-level Management, and Engineers
* Echoing the spirit of Responsible Care on non-confidential sharing of HSES practices, the APRCC hopes to gather all Responsible Care practitioners from the chemical and chemical related industries in this region for a valuable networking session of ideas and information exchange. This will be the only platform to hear from leaders in the chemical industry globally and regionally on the Responsible Care programme implementation. It will serve as a guide to get the next generation of engineers excited and inspired in continuing the Responsible Care spirit and the way forward for business sustainability.
Organizer Korea Responsible Care Council (KRCC)
Visitors 250 expected from abroad and domestic

Program & Topics

NOV. 7, 2019 (DAY 1)
TIME TOPIC PRESENTORS Organization / Company
10:00-10:05 Admin briefing (‘5)
10:05-11:10
(‘65)
Opening Address (‘10) Mr. Sohei Morita Chair of APRO
Welcome remarks (‘15) Mr. Seungyoon Leem

Korea Resonsible Care Council

Executive Vice Chairman of KRCC
Congratulatory speech (‘20) Mr. Baudouin Kelecom

Responsible Care Leadership Group

Chair of RCLG
Congratulatory speech (‘20) Mr. Jechul Yoo Deputy Minister of Environment
11:10-11:40
(‘30)
Keynote Address (‘30)

Responsible Care Beyond 2020

Sustainability and a Journey into the Future with the Chemical Industry

Mr. Martino Gabellich

A Joint venture between LyondellBasell and DAELIM

President&C.E.O of PolyMirae
11:40.-13:00
(‘80)
Luncheon
13:00-14:30
(‘90)

Ⅰ. PRESENT AND FUTURE OF RESPONSIBLE CARE

Based on the introduction of RC implementation status (benefits and challenges) from APRO member countries, we are able to discuss and share ideas about the direction, challenges, and visions to implement RC in the future.
Lanka Responsible Care Council 1. Mr. Sena Peiris
Ms. Lakmini Edirisinghe

Lanka Responsible Care Council

President of LRCC

Lanka Responsible Care Council

Secretary of LRCC
Responsible Care: Past, Present and Future Challenges 2. Mr. Ki-young Kim

Korea Resonsible Care Council

KRCC
European Way to Responsible Care® Innovating for Enhanced HSE Performances 3. Mr. William Garcia

European Chemical Industry Council

Cefic
WHY RESPONSIBLE CARE® 4. Mr. Barry S Dyer

Responsible Care New Zealand

RCNZ
14:30-15:00
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. Barry S Dyer

Responsible Care New Zealand

RCNZ - Moderator
15:00-15:20
(‘20)
Coffee Break
15:20-16:50
(‘90)

Ⅱ. RESPONSIBLE CARE & SUSTATINABILITY

Since the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted from the United Nation General Assembly in 2015, chemical companies and organizations related to the Responsible Care are discussing how to define the relationship and roles between SDGs and RC. At this moment, we can review the contribution through RC for the sustainable development goals and discuss how the chemical industry can play a role in contributing the sustainable development goals in the future.
Responsible Care ® and Sustainability 1. Ms. Jenny Heumann Godes

American Chemistry Council

ACC
JCIA’s Activities toward UN SDGs 2. Dr. Kozo Tachibana

Japan Chemical Industry Association

JCIA
Implementation of Circular Economy Program in Mailiao Industrial Complex 3. Dr. Cheng-Yu Yu Formosa Plastics Group
The Bromine Industry’s Commitment to Responsible Care 4. Dr. Kevin Bradley

The International Bromine Council

BSEF
16:50-17:20
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. Baudouin Kelecom

Responsible Care Leadership Group

Chair of RCLG - Moderator
NOV. 8, 2019 (DAY 2)
09:00-09:30 Registration
09:30-11:20
(‘110)

Ⅲ. COUNTERMEASURES AND CHALLENGES REGARDING PLASTIC ISSUES

As plastic issues such as microplastic, marine debris, plastic waste, etc. are growing in importance worldwide, a member country or chemical company can present its view on how to countermeasure plastics issues and discuss its future plan and solutions to solve these challenges.
  1. AEPW(Alliance to End Plastic Waste)
Actions for Marine Plastic Issues by
Japan Plastics industry Federation (JPIF)
Japan Initiative for Marine Environment (JaIME)
2. Mr. Kotaro Kishimura

Japan Plastics Industry Federation

JPIF
Indonesia Plastics Waste Management Solution 3. Mr. Edi Rivai

Responsible Care Indonesia

RCI
Biodegradable Plastics Market Status and Challenges & SKC PLA Film 4. Mr. Dae-young Shin

SKC

SKC
Recent Trends of Environmentally friendly Plastics 5. Mr. Sang-hyun Park

Lotte Chemical

Lotte Chemical
11:20-11:50(‘30) Panel Discussion Mr. Muhammad Setyabudhi ZUBER

Responsible Care Indonesia

RCI - Moderator
11:50-13:00
(‘70)
Luncheon
13:00-14:50
(‘110)

Ⅳ. BEST PRACTICES OF PROCESS SAFETY

A member country or chemical company shares the best practices of process safety to prevent damage to workers and communities caused by environmental safety accidents in chemical plants.
Best Practice of Process Safety Management System during Design and Construction of Plants 1. Mr. Mahajan Sarang DuPont Sustainable Solutions
Journey of PSM Implementation at FPG, Taiwan 2. Mr. Chen Chin-Chuan Formosa Plastics Group
Process Safety in Chemical Park in China 3. Mr. Xiao Li

Association of International Chemical Manufacturers

Chair of AICM
Disaster Prevention by Process Safety Assessment 4. Wei-Ping Zeng Kao Corporation
Six Senses for Process Safety 5. Mr. Bernard LEONG Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore
14:50-15:20
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. Muhtar Hashim

Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia

Chairman of CICM RC Committee
15:20-15:40
(‘20)
Coffee Break
15:40-17:10
(‘90)

5. The Status on Global Chemical Management and Countermeasures in the Chemical Industry

A member country or a chemical company shares its current issues regarding major government’s policy pertaining to chemical management and discusses countermeasures taken. For example, what liabilities must be taken into consideration and what precautions can be made by companies when they export chemical substances to Korea, following the enforcement of the K-REACH in 2015.
Korea Chemical Regulations and Product stewardship 1. Mr. Jee-seop Hwang BASF Korea
Taiwan Chemical Management Regulatory Landscape 2. Ms. Renata Hsu

The Taiwan Responsible Care Association

TRCA
The Status on Global Chemical Management and Countermeasures in the Chemical Industry 3. Ms. CYNTHIA REYES

Chemical Industries Association of the Philippines

SPIK
Product Stewardship in Japan
- Portal site of Chemical risk assessment “JCIA BIGDr”
4. Mr. Shinichi Umeda

Japan Chemical Industry Association

JCIA
17:10-17:40
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. John Gao

Association of International Chemical Manufacturers

AICM - Moderator
17:40 Closing
  • 1. Presentation time for a speaker is 20minutes.
  • 2. Q&A is excluded during presentation and it’s included during the panel discussion.
  • 3. Speakers and moderators are free of APRCC registration fee.

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Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameSoheiLast NameMorita
  • Organization/CompanyICCA ARRO Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Position (Job title)
    • Vice-Chair of RCLG ICCA
    • Chair of APRO
    • Councillor of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • -2006 Senior Director. President of Mitsui Chemicals America.
    • -2010 Executive Officer. Business Sector President of Polyurethane Business Sector, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
    • -2014 President. DuPont - Mitsui Polychemicals Co., Ltd.
    • -2016 Councillor of Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
      Vice-Chair of RCLG ICCA. Chair of APRCC
Speaker Information
  • First NameMartino
  • Last NameGabellich
  • Organization/CompanyPolyMirae Company Ltd.
  • Position (Job title)
    • President and CEO
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • Martino Gabellich is President and CEO of PolyMirae, a JV between LyondellBasell and Daelim. He is based in Seoul, South Korea.
      He started his career in Himont in Milano where his early assignments focused on marketing, sales and new business development in the polymer industry.
      He was product manager for polypropylene compounds, in Montell Polyolefins, based in Brussels, and later he led the General Motors Fiat BU in Europe.
      Gabellich served then as BU mgr in Polibrasil, a former Basell JV, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil, where he led the company's compounding activities in the region.

      Later he was vice president Catalloy business in EMEA, then vice president, Business Portfolio and Strategy for polypropylene.
      More recently he was R&D director for LyondellBasell, based in Frankfurt and later in Ferrara, leading globally Product and Application development activities for polyolefins.
      Gabellich received a Master of Science degree in chemical engineering from Polytechnic of Milano. He also holds an MBA from MIP School of Management of Milano.
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • Responsible Care Beyond 2020
    • Sustainability and a Journey into the Future with the Chemical Industry
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • 1. Responsible Care Today
    • 2. Responsible Care Beyond 2020
    • 3. Responsible Care and Sustainability
    • 4. A Journey into the Future with the Chemical Industry
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameWilliam
  • Last NameGARCIA
  • Organization/CompanyCEFIC
  • Position (Job title)
    • Executive Director HSE, RC and Supply Chain
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • With more than 25 years of experience in chemical manufacturing, William Garcia is a seasoned corporate leader. In his career for LyondellBasell (LBI), M Garcia has managed world-scale manufacturing sites and global corporate teams. Before joining Cefic, he was Global Director in charge of operational excellence at LyondellBasell (LBI), leading the manufacturing management processes integration and auditing initiative. He has a strong experience in general manufacturing management and leading large organizations through re-engineering. As part of his role for Cefic, Mr. Garcia leads the industry federation’s safety, health, environment, Responsible Care and logistics strategies and shapes its political agenda. M Garcia was recently appointed Vice-Chairman of the Business@OECD (BIAC) Energy and Environment Policy Committee representing the industry interests toward the OECD organization. He is leading the European Chemical Industry Mid-Century Vision development project. William Garcia holds a Master of Science Degree in mechanical and civil engineering from the School of Mines in Ales, France. Born in 1961, M Garcia is married and has two children.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameCheng-Yu
  • Last NameYu
  • Organization/CompanyFormosa Plastics Grou
  • Position (Job title)
    • Senior Environmental Engineer
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, Florida, USA.
    • Senior Water Resources Engineer, Sutron Corporation, USA.
    • Senior Water Resources Engineer, EAS, USA.
    • Senior Water Resources Scientist, BCI Engineers & Scientists, Inc., USA.
    • Research Associate, National Science and Technology Center for Disaster Reduction, Taiwan.
    • Senior Environmental Engineer, Safety, Health & Environmental Center, Group Administration, Formosa Plastics Group, Taiwan.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameEdi
  • Last NameRivai
  • Organization/CompanyPT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk
  • Position (Job title)
    • General Manager
    • - Director of Olefin and Aromatic Industry – INAPLAS – 2011 - Present
    • - Chairman of Responsible Care Indonesia – 2019 - Present
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - EVP Sales and Marketing PT Tripolyta Indonesia 1991 - 2011
    • - General Manager Technical Service and Product Development 2011- present
    • - Head of Sustainability and Circular Economy 2018 - Present
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameEdiSang-Hyun
  • Last NamePark
  • Organization/CompanyLotte Chemical
  • Position (Job title)
    • Vice President(R&D)
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - Dr. Park is responsible for the R&D division for the engineering plastics and environmentally friendly plastics. He has been developing some advanced materials such as polyethylene terephthalate, polycarbonate, polycarbonate compound materials and compostable plastics for decades.
      His latest interest is the recycled and compostable plastics that can reduce environmental pollution. He began his career working for polyolefin catalysts. And after that, he studied the synthesis of engineering plastics in Korean Research Institute of Chemical Technology.
      Dr. Park is a life member of the Polymer Society of Korea and act as a vice president for industrial-academic collaboration in 2019. He is one of the board members of SPE Korea that hold conferences of plastic industrial applications twice a year in Korea.
      Dr. Park received a Ph.D degree in chemical engineering from Sogang University and a master’s degree in chemical engineering from Kyungpook National University.
  • Presentation title Recent Trends of Environmentally friendly Plastics
  • Presentation Description Most of environmentally friendly plastics hitherto have received scant attention. Nevertheless, many companies have been developing different kinds of substitutes instead of conventional plastics worldwide. Among them, several substitutes like PLA, PBAT and recycled plastics are full of promise in the near future. In the presentation, it will be introduced these materials and its applications.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameMuhammad Setyabudhi
  • Last NameZUBER
  • Organization/CompanyRESPONSIBLE CARE INDONESIA
  • Position (Job title)
    • Senior Executive Director - RCI
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • Zuber used to work for Ammonia – Urea Fertilizer and Petrochemical industry in Indonesia and Malaysia for more than 25 years. Starting with the Junior Engineer, Laboratory and Process Engineer; Environmental Division Manager; Head of the Business Development Department and his last position was Expert Staff to the President Director of PT Pupuk Sriwidjaja (PUSRI).
      He was one of the founders of the Responsible Care Indonesia (RCI) organization in 1997.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameSarang
  • Last NameMahajan
  • Organization/CompanyDuPont Sustainable Solutions, Singapore
  • Position (Job title)
    • Principal
  • Education
    • Engineer - B.Sc.Tech (Petrochemicals)
    • PCC (Professional Certified Coach) International Coaching Federation
  • Career / Background / Experience
    • Sarang works as Principal at DuPont Sustainable Solutions, Singapore. He takes care of consulting business in South Korea and ASEAN region.
    • He has a total of 26 years of experience which involves 16 years in manufacturing petrochemicals, polymer, gas and oil industries. Over the years, he has developed extensive experience in Consultation, Change Management, Safety Culture Transformation, Plant operations, Capital project management and Process safety management. He has trained and coached more than 5000 professionals in more than 15 countries. He helped many big and complex organizations to implement process safety management systems successfully. Implementation involved strategy development, competency building & program implementation.
    • Prior to joining DSS, he was Plant Manager with Shell. He started his career in a petrochemical plant and was subsequently promoted to various positions including Plant Manager and Site Leader. He also worked on green field projects, cross country pipelines and plant commissioning. Sarang’s extensive involvement in these volatile areas has provided him with valuable experience in the management of people, productivity, change management programs development and implementation.
  • Presentation title
    • Best Practice of Process Safety Management System during Design and Construction of Plants
  • Presentation Description
    • By Having focus on Process safety Management (PSM) from very start of the project, ideally from Pre-Feasibility Stage, project will be designed to have better safety not only during the project execution phase (or EPC phase), but also during the operation life of the project. This will address how the strong foundation of PSM will act as glue to hold the capital project together from initiation to the stable operation and decommissioning stage.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameChin-Chuan
  • Last NameChen
  • Organization/CompanyFORMOSA PLASTICS GROUP
  • Position (Job title)
    • Department Manager
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - General Administration Office of Formosa Plastics Group-Manager of SHE Center (2007)
    • - Formosa Petrochemical Corporation-Team leader of SHE Office (2002)
    • - Formosa Petrochemical transport corporation- Deputy Director of Operations (1999)
    • - Entered FPG-Taiwan in 1983, working for more than 36 years.
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • Journey of PSM Implementation at FPG, Taiwan
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Introduction to FPG.
    • - Three aspects of FPG’s PSM implementation.
    • - Continuous improvement in the journey of PSM.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameWei-Ping
  • Last NameZeng
  • Organization/Company
    • Kao Corporation
    • Technology Development Center
    • Fundamental Engineering Group
    • Process Engineering
  • Position (Job title)
    • Manager
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • Disaster Prevention by Process Safety Assessment
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Incident Reduction of Self Ignition
    • - Incident Prevention of Runway Reaction
    • - Promotion Organization & Education Program
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameBernard
  • Last NameLEONG
  • Organization/Company
    • Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore
  • Position (Job title)
    • HSE Manager
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - More than 30 years experience in the process industry, in the areas of process technology, operations and process safety; last ten years overseeing health and safety programme development and implementation, including driving the Process Safety Management programme, encapsulated within the Responsible Care® practices.
    • - Involved in various committees within the Singapore Chemical Industry Council, among them, he currently chairs the Process & Engineering Committee, and an expert member of the Major Hazard Installations Committee.
    • - A chemical engineer by training with qualifications from the National University of Singapore.
    • - A registered Professional Engineer (Chemical) with the Professional Engineers Board of Singapore, a registered Workplace Safety & Health Officer in Singapore, and also a CCPS Certified Process Safety Professional (CCPSC).
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • “Six Senses for Process Safety”
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Beliefs obtained from manufacturing works
    • - Normalization of Deviation
    • - Process Safety Management / Staff Management / Corporate Culture
    • - “intuitive sense”, chronic unease
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameJeeSeop
  • Last NameHwang
  • Organization/Company
    • BASF Company Ltd.
  • Position (Job title)
    • Team Head, PS&R team
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - Major in chemical engineering, in Kyunghee University, ~1991
    • - Coloring lab., Technical center, in Hyosung-BASF, ~2004
    • - TDS (Transportation and Distribution Safety), in BASF Company Ltd, ~2009
    • - Product Stewardship, in BASF Company Ltd, ~now
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • Korea Chemical Regulations and Product stewardship
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • According to enhancement of chemical regulations, like K-REACH, CCA, there are more and more activities required for involvement of companies manufacturing, importing, and using chemical substances. Under such circumstances, we will look at the role of product stewardship for sound chemicals management.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameRenata
  • Last NameHsu
  • Organization/Company
    • Taiwan Responsible Care Association
  • Position (Job title)
    • Secretary General
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - Former Taiwan EPA and MOI official
    • - Government Relationship and Communication
    • - Worked at CAER (Chemical Awareness and Emergency Response Association, Taiwan) as Secretary General from it established in 2005 until merged with TRCA in 2012
    • - Working at TRCA as Secretary General since 2004
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • Taiwan Chemical Management Regulatory Landscape
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Taiwan Chemical Management Regulatory Landscape
    • - Toxic and Concerned Chemical Substance Control Act
    • - Chemical Substance Registration
    • - Occupational Safety and Health Act
    • - Taiwan GHS and Hazard Communication (SDS/ Label)
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameCYNTHIA
  • Last NameREYES
  • Organization/Company
    • CHEMICAL INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF THE PHILIPPINES (SPIK)
  • Position (Job title)
    • Chairman- SPIKRC Training Committee
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - AVP/Marketing – International Chemical Industries, Inc.
    • - President – Chemical & Pharmaceutical Industry Organization of the Phils.
    • - Director – AOTS Alumni Society of the Phils. (PHILCULTAROS)
    • - Accredited Occupational Safety & Health Practitioner – DOLE/OSHC
    • - Past Chairman – SPIK Responsible Care Council
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • The Status on Global Chemical Management and Countermeasures in the Chemical Industry
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Chemical Regulations in the Philippines
    • - Issues & Concerns of the Industry
    • - Actions undertaken by the Association
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameBaudouin
  • Last NameKelecom
  • Baudouin Kelecom (born 1957, Liège) is the Environment and
    Regulatory support manager for ExxonMobil outside of the Americas.

    Baudouin Kelecom studied civil engineering at Liège University where he graduated in 1981. From 1981 to 1982, he followed a post graduate civil engineering course in industrial management at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

    He started his career in 1984 as an Investment Analyst at Esso Chemicals in Brussels, then the chemical branch of Exxon Corporation. He then went on to hold a series of posts in Exxon Chemical, including a role at Exxon’s Research Centre in Abingdon, UK and senior positions in Marketing in the Middle East and Africa, as well as in France and the Benelux. Subsequently he held senior management positions in European product management and European manufacturing.

    In 1998 Baudouin Kelecom became Public Affairs Manager Europe Middle East and Africa at the time of the ExxonMobil merger and in 2004 he became Executive Corporate Advisor on energy policies and advanced fuels.
    In 2008 he became Fuels Executive Refinery & Supply Planning for Europe, Middle East Africa and Asia until 2015, when he moved into his current position.

    In 2017 he became the CEFIC Responsible Care™ Rejuvenation group chair, and in 2018 he was named Responsible Care™ chair for the International Chemistry Council Association.

    Baudouin is Belgian and is married with three children.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameSena
  • Last NamePeiris
  • Organization/Company
    • Lanka Responsible Care Council
  • Position (Job title)
    • President/ Director
  • Contact
    • - Email: sena.vijerupa@gmail.com
    • - Mobile Phone: 0094773281903
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - Former Chief Executive of National Cleaner Production Centre
    • - President Asia Pacific Roundtable of Sustainable Consumption and Production
    • - President /Director of Lanka Responsible Care Council
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameLakmini
  • Last NameEdirisinghe
  • Organization/Company
    • Lanka Responsible Care Council
  • Position (Job title)
    • secretory
  • Contact
    • - Email: Lakmini Edirisinghe
    • - Mobile Phone: 0094763162452
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - Senior Consultant at National Cleaner Production Centre,Sri Lanka
    • - Secretory Lanka Responsible Care Council
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameKozo
  • Last NameTachibana
  • Organization/Company
    • Japan Chemical Industry Association
  • Position (Job title)
    • General Manager / RC Dept. & SDGs Office
  • Contact
    • - Email: ktachibana@jcia-net.or.jp
    • - Mobile Phone: +81-80-5325-1112
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - 1984Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Engineering (Japan).
    • - 1984-1990 Research scientist in the Research Center of Daicel Chemical, Inc.(Himeji, Japan).
    • - 1991-1996V.P., Technology of Chiral Technologies, Inc. (Exton, PA, USA).
    • - 1996-1997Vice-president of Chiral Technologies-Europe. (Strasbourg, France).
    • - 1997-2006Manager of CPI Company at Daicel Chemical, Inc. (Tsukuba & Tokyo, Japan)
    • - 2001Ph. D. at Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University(Japan)
    • - 2006-2017Manager of MSD Company at Daicel Chemical, Inc. (Harima, Osaka & Nagoya, Japan)
    • - 2017General Manager of RC Dept. and SDGs office of Japan Chemical Industry Association (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • JCIA’s Activities toward UN SDGs
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • JCIA started its activities toward UN SDGs in Jan. 2017. Firstly, it Published three visions of Japanese chemical industries. Then, it Established SDGs subcommittee, and it held section meetings and WG meetings regularly since 2018. It also opened dedicated web site for SDGs and posted case studies of member companies based on the intense hearing of each company. Through this series of activities, JCIA continues to support member companies' SDGs activities, and the details of the activities will be introduced.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameBernard
  • Last NameLEONG
  • Organization/Company
    • Petrochemical Corporation of Singapore
  • Position (Job title)
    • HSE Manager
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - More than 30 years experience in the process industry, in the areas of process technology, operations and process safety; last ten years overseeing health and safety programme development and implementation, including driving the Process Safety Management programme, encapsulated within the Responsible Care® practices.
    • - Involved in various committees within the Singapore Chemical Industry Council, among them, he currently chairs the Process & Engineering Committee, and an expert member of the Major Hazard Installations Committee.
    • - A chemical engineer by training with qualifications from the National University of Singapore.
    • - A registered Professional Engineer (Chemical) with the Professional Engineers Board of Singapore, a registered Workplace Safety & Health Officer in Singapore, and also a CCPS Certified Process Safety Professional (CCPSC).
  • Presentation Title (or Topic)
    • “Six Senses for Process Safety”
  • Main or Key Contents (Description)
    • - Beliefs obtained from manufacturing works
    • - Normalization of Deviation
    • - Process Safety Management / Staff Management / Corporate Culture
    • - “intuitive sense”, chronic unease
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameShinichi
  • Last NameUmeda
  • Organization/Company
    • Japan Chemical Industry Association
  • Position (Job title)
    • General Manager
  • Contact
    • - Email:sumeda@jcia-net.or.jp
    • - Mobile Phone:
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - 1986Graduated from Osaka University, Science (Japan).
    • - 1987-2003Research scientist in Functional Chemicals R&D Laboratories of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
    • - 2004-2005General Manager of Functional Chemicals Div. of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
    • - 2005-2009General Manager of Fukuyama Plant of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
    • - 2009-2011Manager of Catalysts Research Group of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
    • - 2011-2018General Manager Technical Dept. Catalyst Div. of Nippon Kayaku Co., Ltd.
    • - 2018-General Manager of Chemical Management Dept. of Japan Chemical Industry Association (Tokyo, Japan)
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • From April 2009 to now Mr. John Gao (Jian Gao) works for
    Association of International Chemical Manufacturers (AICM),
    his job title is Responsible Care Coordinator&Government and
    Industry Affairs Manager. His Job Contents covers:

    Coordinate Responsible Care events, workshops and meetings.
    Established and maintain good relationship with government,
    organizations and media (including lobbing with government
    officers for various issues) ;

    Represent AICM in communications with government and other organizations and make speeches in various summit and conferences;

    Collects and analyze intelligence on government policies which might have impact on the general business environment of the chemical industry; Advocate for policies which will help create a fair, transparent and benign environment for the foreign chemical companies to do business in China; Represent and develop positions on behalf of international chemical companies to influence the agenda of the whole chemical industry in ChinaTrainings and workshops for member companies (about 25 per year with 30-150 participants);

    Draft financial report and summary for AICM board; build internal financial system for the company and control budget of projects;

    Responsible for the promotion and development together with members for CRSAS (China Road Safety Assessment System) in China.

    Before that John works for Springer AG Management Consultants as Consulting Manager for 3 years and works for international banks for 2 years his main responsibility is delivering trainings to clients and daily operational work, aiming to provide best service to clients meanwhile introduce the international best practices to China.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameKi-young
  • Last NameKim
  • Organization/Company
    • Korea Responsible Care Council
  • Position (Job title)
    • Secretary General
  • Contact
    • - Email:kykim@kpia.or.kr
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameKotaro
  • Last NameKishimura
  • Organization/Company
    • The Japan Plastics Industry Federation
  • Position (Job title)
    • Executive Director
  • Contact
    • - Email:kishimura@jpif.gr.jp
    • - Mobile Phone:+81-090-5545-9249
  • Career / Background / Work experience
    • - 1973~1979 Hokkaido University, Master of Tech. (Applied Chemistry)
    • - 1979~2013 Mitsui Chemicals, R&D of modified polyolefins, etc.
    • - 1995~2001 RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research)
    • - 1998~2000 Science and Technology Agency
    • - 2013~The Japan Plastics Industry Federation
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameXIAO
  • Last NameLi
  • Organization/Company
    • Director, EHS Greater China
  • Position (Job title)
    • Chair of AICM Responsible Care Committee.
  • XIAO Li began his BASF career in 2003 and holds a Master degree in Environmental Engineering from Donghua University and Executive Master degree of Business and Administration of Mannheim University and Tongji University.
    National Registered Safety Engineer, National Cleaner Production Auditor, the Fifth NPC Representative of Pudong District, Shanghai.
  • BASF Professional Career
    • - 2018Director, EHS Greater China, BASF (China) Co., Ltd.
    • - 2016General Manager, BASF Crop Protection (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
    • - 2014Site Manager, BASF Crop Protection (Jiangsu) Co., Ltd.
    • - 2012Senior Manager, Project, BASF (China) Co., Ltd.
    • - 2009Senior Manager, EHS, BASF Auxiliary Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • - 2007Senior Manager, Utilities, BASF Auxiliary Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • - 2006Plant Manager, BASF Auxiliary Chemical Co., Ltd.
    • - 2003EHS Engineer, BASF Auxiliary Chemical Co., Ltd.
Speaker/Moderator Information
  • First NameMuhtar
  • Last NameHashim
  • Organization/Company
    • MeQAR Resources Sdn Bhd
  • Position (Job title)
    • Chairman
  • Contact
    • - Email:muhtar.hashim@meqargroup.com
    • - Mobile Phone:+6019 3853228
  • Dato’ Muhtar Hashim holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Aston, Birmingham, United Kingdom and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom.
    He is a Chartered Engineer and Fellow of The Institution of Chemical Engineers.
    Dato’ Muhtar has 35 years of experience in the petrochemicals, oil & gas and media industry.
    He started his career covering process plant operations, project planning and marketing of petrochemical products before moving on to running businesses involved in the manufacturing, trading and distribution of chemicals, media, as well as construction of process plant facilities and oil & gas pipeline.
    He has presented numerous papers on chemical markets and represented the Malaysian chemicals sector at regional and world conferences.
    Dato’ Muhtar had also served as Exco Member of The Malaysian Oil & Gas Services Council (MOGSC).
    He is currently Chairman of MeQAR Resources Sdn Bhd, a company involved in Project Management Consultancy, Trading of Petrochemicals, Specialised Offshore Services and Quantitative Interpretation.
    He is also currently Deputy Chairman of the Chemical Industries Council of Malaysia and Chairman of the Responsible Care Committee.