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 500 expected from abroad and domestic

Program & Topics

[Day1] 7 November 2019 (Thu)
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. Jong-kyung Chae

Korea Resonsible Care Council

Chair of KRCC
Congratulatory speech (‘20) Mr. Baudouin Kelecom

Responsible Care Leadership Group

Chair of RCLG
Congratulatory speech (‘20) Mr. Chunkyu Park Vice Ministry of Environment
11:10-11:45
(‘35)
Keynote Address (‘30) Mr. Martino Gabellich

A Joint venture between LyondellBasell and DAELIM

President&C.E.O of PolyMirae
11:45-13:00
(‘90)
Luncheon
13:00-14:30
(‘90)

1. 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.
Mr. Sena Peiris
Ms. Ms Lakmini Edirisinghe

Lanka Responsible Care Council

President of LRCC

Lanka Responsible Care Council

Secretary of LRCC
Mr. Ki-young Kim

Korea Resonsible Care Council

KRCC
Mr. William Garcia

European Chemical Industry Council

Cefic
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
15:20-17:00
(‘100)

2. 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.
Ms. Jenny Heumann

American Chemistry Council

ACC
Dr. Kozo Tachibana

Japan Chemical Industry Association

JCIA
Dr. Yu Cheng-Yu

The Taiwan Responsible Care Association

TRCA
Mr. Bradley

The International Bromine Council

BSEF
17:00-17:30
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. Baudouin Kelecom

Responsible Care Leadership Group

Chair of RCLG - Moderator
[Day2] 8 November 2019 (Fri)
09:00-11:00
(‘120)

3. 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.
Mr. Robert Cooper

Alliance to End Plastic Waste *E&CC vice chair

AEPW
Mr. Kotaro Kishimura

Japan Plastics Industry Federation

JPIF
Mr. Muhammad Setyabudhi Zuber

Japan Plastics Industry Federation

RCI
Mr. Dae-young Shin

SKC

SKC
Mr. Sang-hyun Park

Lotte Chemical

Lotte Chemical
11:45-13:00
(‘90)
Luncheon
13:00-14:30
(‘90)

4. BEST PRACTICES OF PROCESS SAFETY

A member country or chemical company introduces its key issues in relation to chemicals, environment, safety, and climate change regulations, and discusses how RC and regulations can balance each other (the effects of regulation on RC implementation and the best practices for regulatory response through RC).
Mr. Mahajan Sarang

Dupont Korea

Dupont Korea
Mr. Chen Chin-Chuan

The Taiwan Responsible Care Association

TRCA
Mr. Xiao Li, Chair

Association of International Chemical Manufacturers

Chair of AICM
[TBD]
14:30-15:00
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. Barry S Dyer

Responsible Care New Zealand

RCNZ - Moderator
15:00-15:20
(‘20)
Coffee Break
15:20-17:00
(‘100)

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.
Mr. Jee-seop Hwang

BASF

BASF
Ms. Renata Hsu

The Taiwan Responsible Care Association

TRCA
[TBD]

Chemical Industries Association of the Philippines

SPIK
Mr. Shinichi Umeda

Japan Chemical Industry Association

JCIA
17:00-17:30
(‘30)
Panel Discussion Mr. John Gao

Association of International Chemical Manufacturers

AICM
17:30-17:35
(‘5)
Closing

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