The inaugural edition of the Middle East Foam & Polyurethane will have an exclusive conference dedicated to this industry to enable knowledge exchange. It will look at the technical and business issues across a wide range of sectors including automotive, construction, flexible and rigid foam applications. Join us at the 2022 Middle East Foam & Polyurethane Conference: Cultivating Consumers as we delve into ways to grow Foam & Polyurethane consumers into more than one-time buyers.



11:00 – 11:05 Introduction to the conference
Crain Communications Global Polymer Group
11:05-11:30 Welcome Key Note Speaker: Sustainability: the future shaper of the polyurethane industry

Amir Naqvi
Regional Business Leader for Honeywell Fluorine Products, Middle-East, Turkey and Africa (META)

11:30 - 11:55 Polyurethanes: a review of global and Middle Eastern markets

Philipp Propst
Project Manager
IAL Consultants VIRTUAL

11:55 - 12:20

SABIC’s product offering for the PU flexible foam industry

Didier Leroy
PU MDTS Leader

SABIC’s innovative foam and lightweight solutions

Ramon Meijers
Global Business Leader, Foam & Lightweight

12:20 – 12:45 Latest developments in PU foam catalysis for insulation and flexible foams

Gabor Felber
Senior Global Market Development & Product Manager for Polyurethane Additives

15:25 - 15:40

End user presentation: Effects of nano crystal structures on rigid polyurethane foam thermal performance

Cahit Can Çanakçı
Polyurethane Specialist and Insulation Materials Product Owner
Arcelik-Beko Central Research & Development Center

15:40 - 15:55

Utilization of Low Boiling Point Blowing Agent Replacements for HCFC – 141b in Polyurethane Foam in High Temperature Regions

Eng. Ajay Katyal
Marketing Leader
Honeywell International Middle East

15:55 - 16:10

Effects of chain extenders on the properties of flexible cold-cure polyurethane foams

Ali Sohrabi
R&D Manager
Caspian Polyurethane Technologies

16:10 - 16:25

Recycling Rigid PIR foam , phthalic anhydride and PET into commercial grade polyester polyol

Miro Donabedian
General Manager
IP Harwal Polymer(A division of Interplast)

16:25 - 16:40

Halogen Free-Bio PIR Sandwich Panel Systems

Emrah Akbaş
R&D Manager

12:05 - 12:20

Design and implementation of energy efficient high index Poly-isocyanurate systems with sustainable blowing agents.

İlhan KURT
Head of Research & Development
Pearl Polyurethane Systems LLC-Dubai

13:30 - 13:45

Innovative Slabstock Foam Additives for Bedding and Furniture

Hassen Kedir Tukura
Application Development Engineer MEA
Momentive Performance Materials

13:45 - 14:05

Benefits of Methylal as co-blowing agent with HFOs or HFCs: spray foams as a typical example

Michel Beaujean
Senior Scientific and Technical Advisor

For Speaking Opportunities, Contact :

Clare Boldurmaz