Asian Business Media – Programme Schedule  (DAY – I)

Registration and Refreshments 08:00-09:00 am

Inaugural Session

Welcome address John-S-Powath-1

John Powath

9:00 – 9:10

 ABM

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Edoardo Salaorni

9:10 – 9:30

    Marangoni Meccanica, Italy

Keynote address Dato-Dr-Ong-Eng-Long-1

Dato’ Dr. Ong Eng Long

09:30 – 09:50

MRPMA, Malaysia

Presidential & Inaugural addressakbar-3

Datuk Dr.Mohmed Akbar Md Said

09:50  – 10:15

    Malaysian Rubber Board

10:15 – 11:00 | Tea / Coffee Break & Tour of Exhibits

Session I – Industry Overview | Chairman – PP Perera

Chin-Hon-Meng,-TRMAM
Chin Hon Meng

11:00 – 11:30

    TRMAM, Malaysia

Topic
The Challenges Facing the Malaysia Tyre Retreading Industry Viewed Against the Backdrop of Economic Headwinds.

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David Stephens

11:30 – 12:00

    TRIB, USA

Topic
An overview of the global retread industry and current challenges

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Tai Qisheng

12:00 – 12:30

GIIB, Malaysia

Topic
Retreads Future in a Price War – Environment or Profit? Or Both

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RB
Rajiv Budhraja

12:30 – 13:00

 ATMA

Topic
The challenges of cheap tyres vis-a-vis retread and new tyre: the Indian experience

13:00 – 14:00 | Lunch Break

Session 2A – Machine and Equipment | Chairman – HM Chin

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Sudarsan Varadaraj

14:00 – 14:30

Elgi Rubber Company Limited, India

Topic
Cost Reduction in Retreading Plants

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Virgilio-Gioseffi
Virgillo Gloseffi

14:30 – 15:00

T.R.M. Tyre Retreading Machinery, Italy

Topic
The Tyre Retreading Process: From Craftsmanship to Industrial Process

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Dirk---VMI
Dirk G.H. Reurslag

15:00 – 15:30

VMI, Holland

Topic
The Extrusion-Smearing Method for Applying Retread Cushion Gum Compared with Alternative Methods

15:30 – 16:00 | Tea / Coffee Break

Session 2B – Machine and Equipment | Chairman – Zac George

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Mario Goldman

16:00 – 16:30

ZEISS Group, Germany

Topic
The Positive Commercial Impact of Shearography on Retreading

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Alessandro-Vignolini

Alessandro Vignolini

16:30 – 17:00

    CIMA Impianti. Italy

Topic
Mould Curing: A look into 4WD Truck and OTR Tyre Retreading.

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Vinod Rai

17:00- 17:30

Bainite Machines Pvt. Ltd.

Topic
Automation in Mixing and Cold Feed Extrusion Lines

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David Wilson

17:30 – 18:00

Retreading Business, UK

Topic
How the Retreading Industry Can Face Up to the Challenge of Budget New Tyres

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18:30 – 19:30 | Pre-dinner  Cocktail & Drinks

19:30 – 22:00 | Conference Dinner