Plenary Speakers


RAFT-Mediated Polymerization-Induced Self-Assembly (RAFT-PISA): Current Status and Applications

Professor San H. Thang, Ph.D.
School of Chemistry,
Monash University,


Advancing Low Carbon Solutions: Chemical Modification of Natural Rubber for Climate Change Mitigation

Associate Professor Pranee Phinyocheep, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University,


Industry Perspectives on a Low Carbon Polymer Future


Industry Leaders' Views on Shaping the Future of the Polymer Industry for a Low Carbon Society and Net Zero



Dr. Chaya Chandavasu
Executive Vice President – Sustainability
PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited (GC)


Ms. Thipa Naiyawat
General Manager (R & D)
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand) Ltd. (Advanced Materials)


Dr. Butra Boonliang
Head of Climate Resilience Office


Advanced and Functional Polymers (ADFP)


Keynote speakers


Self-healing transparent polymers and their applications

Associate Professor Daniel Crespy, Ph.D.
Department of Materials Chemistry and Engineering,
School of Molecular Science and Engineering,
Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC)


Cation Exchange Membrane and Anion Exchange Membrane for Zinc-based Batteries

Professor Anongnat Somwangthanaroj, Ph.D.
Department of Chemical Engineering,
Faculty of Engineering,
Chulalongkorn University


Invited speakers


Synthesis of Carbon Dots from Saccharides through Solution Plasma Process and Their Sensing Applications

Assistant Professor Anyarat Watthanaphanit, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University,
Nakhon Pathom


Biomedical Polymers (BMED)


Keynote speakers


Innovatively Designed Materials for Biological Applications

Professor Bimlesh Lochab, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry,
Shiv Nadar University,


Molecular Design of Chitin/Chitosan for Biomedical Approach

Associate Professor Wanpen Tachaboonyakiat, Ph.D.
Department of Material Science,
Faculty of Science,
Chulalongkorn University,


Current Trends in Polyhydroxyalkanoates and their Advances for Biomedical Applications

Associate Professor Nuttawee Niamsiri, Ph.D.
Department of Biotechnology,
Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University,


Polymer Blends and Composites (COMP)


Keynote speakers


How polymers could contribute to a low-carbon society

Professor Kheng Lim Goh, Ph.D.
Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering,
Newcastle University, UK.
Newcastle University in Singapore


Epoxy Resins & Systems for Lower Carbon Footprint

Mr. Amit Dixit
Senior Vice President,
Aditya Birla Chemicals (Thailand),
Limited (Advanced Materials),
Map Ta Phut,


Developments of Polymer Composites for Energy Related Applications: An update on the current status and future perspectives

Associate Professor Jatuphorn Wootthikanokkhan, Ph.D.
Materials Technology Program,
School of Energy, Environment and Materials,
King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)


Invited speakers


Eco-friendly bio-based composites of starch and natural rubber reinforced with nanoclays

Assistant Professor Jareerat Ruamcharoen, Ph.D.
Department of Science,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Prince of Songkla University (Pattani Campus),


Green Economy Trailblazer: SOLITAIRE Solid Surface with recycled/repurposed thermosetting polymer

Mr. Vikran Tungsiripat
Managing Director
Tiffany Decor Co., Ltd.


Photo-selective nonwoven for Agriculture

Dr. Natthaphop Suwannamek
Textiles Laboratory Team,
Advanced Polymer Technology Research Group,
National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC),
National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA )
Pathum Thani


Polymers and Environmental Sustainability (PBCG)


Keynote speakers


Sustainable Slow-Release Fertilizer: Biopolymer-based Coating Membranes

Associate Professor Sayant Saengsuwan, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry,
Ubon Ratchathani University,
Ubon Ratchathani


Upgrading bio-based materials and bioplastics using electron beam technology

Associate Professor Wanvimol Pasanphan, Ph.D.
Department of Materials Science,
Faculty of Science,
Kasetsart University


Invited speakers


Improved Water Vapor Barrier of Polyol-plasticized Polylactide Films for Fresh Produce Packaging

Assistant Professor Piyawanee Jariyasakoolroj, Ph.D.
Department of Packaging and Materials Technology,
Faculty of Agro-Industry,
Kasetsart University


Rubbers/ Elastomers (RUBB)


Keynote speakers


Establishment of Natural Rubber Chemistry toward Low Carbon Society

Professor Seiichi KAWAHARA, Ph.D.
Department of Materials Science and Technology,
Nagaoka University of Technology,


Sustainability of Natural Rubber Production vs. Rubber Prices

Dr. Amir Hashim bin Md Yatim
Chief Executive Officer,
International Rubber Consortium Limited (IRCo),


Invited speakers


Chemical surface modification for adhesion improvement of rubbers

Associate Professor Sombat Thanawan, Ph.D.
Rubber Technology Research Center (RTEC),
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University,
Nakhon Pathom


Natural Rubber: An Indispensable Material for Modern Life and Sustainability in the 21st Century

Assistant Professor Preeyanuch Junkong, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University,
Nakhon Pathom


Mechanical and thermally healable properties of cross-linked epoxidized natural rubber bearing exchangeable cross-link networks

Assistant Professor Subhan Salaeh, Ph.D.
Department of Rubber Technology and Polymer Science,
Faculty of Science and Technology,
Prince of Songkla University,