The event is organised by the Chatsworth Group in cooperation with Plexium India (www.plexiumindia.com ).The organisers expect about 15 paper presentations covering new technologies and materials and their applications and over 200 delegates. A mini expo completes the event. Keynote speakers: "Global Trends in the Elastomer industry and its impact on the Indian Market" Mr. Vipul Shah CEO and Chairman Dow Chemical International Pvt. Ltd. "Thermoplastic Elastomers - Innovative Specialty Materials" Dr. Krishna Venkataswamy Senior Director of Global Research & Development GLS Thermoplastic Elastomers PolyOne Corporation Presentations: "Role of TPO compounds in meeting Global Energy demands" Mr. Jaydeep Patel Dow Chemical International Pvt. ltd. "Compounding of TPE on ZSK Me 18 Twin screw compounder" Ms. Sabine Shoenfeld Coperlon GmbH "High Performance Thermoplastic Elastomers for Automotive" Mr. Johnson Thomas Washington Penn Plastic Co. "Developments in TPVs & Halogen free Flame Retardant TPEs" Mr. Kirit Chandan Technovinyl Polymer India Ltd. "Plasticizers for TPE Formulations" Ms. Linnea Bergeld Nynas AB "Thermoplastic Polyurethane & its Novel Applications" Ms. Baishaii Gupta Bayer Material Science "Pebax: Versatile Polyamide based Elastomer" Mr. Mandar Amrute Arkema,lndia "Innovative Solutions for achieving high temperature performance with Styrenic TPEs" Mr. Ruidong Ding Kraton Polymers "Compounded TPEs for Property and Bonding Enhancement" Dr. Sam Dahman RTP Company , USA "Enhancing Performance of Compounds with lyondellbasell advanced Polyolefins" Ms. Deepali Kelekar Lyondell Basell, India "Advanced Additive Technologies for Automotive Applications" Dr. Atsushi Sakai Adeka, Japan "Performance TPEs for Novel Applicartions in Automotives" Mr. Aschak Damani ZylogPlastalloys Pvt. Ltd. "Novel Thermoplastic Elastomeric Modifiers for Engineering Plastics" Dr. Premal Vashi SomShiovalmpex Ltd. "Innovations in Polyester base TPEs" Mr. Ojas Mehta DSM Engineering Plastics India Ltd.