International Online Symposium SCIF

Environmental aspects as an integral part of chemical enterprises functioning
June, the 23-24th, 2021
Start: at 10:00 a.m. (UTC +3)
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The International Online Symposium SCIF addresses the sustainable development of the chemical industry and the encouragement of eco-friendly production

The International Online Symposium SCIF addresses the sustainable development of the chemical industry and the encouragement of eco-friendly production
Monika MacDevette, Chief, Chemicals and Health Branch, Economy Division, UNEP
Alexander Ivanov, Chief Technical Leader, KBR
Stanislav Kliuev, Chief Specialist of Sales Department ,thyssenkrupp industrial solutions
Maxim Valkovsky, Director, Cooperation and partnerships, FSU region, Haldor Topsoe
Elisa Puci, Process Engineer, Stamicarbon B.V.
Giorgi Kobaladze, Programme Advisor, The Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG)
Alexander Slyusarenko, Sales Manager, Clariant
Sergey Khachatryan, Regional Sales Manager, Johnson Matthey
Venkat Pattabathula, Principal Consultant, SVP Chemical Plant Services
David Inward, Strategic Industry Manager, SICK AG
Alexander Sudak, Chief Engineer, Technopromimpex Ltd.
Kim ten Wolde, Product Manager, Holland Novochem
Monika MacDevette
Chief, Chemicals and Health Branch, Economy Division, UNEP
Monika is an environmental physiologist, having received her BSc, MSc and Doctorate in plant biotechnology and genetic engineering in Canada. Prior to joining the UN Environment Programme, her work experience in Canada and South Africa included academia, policy implementation, environmental decision support systems, environmental assessments, multi-stakeholder and private sector partnerships, small, medium and micro-enterprise technology transfer and capacity development. Monika has incorporated her multi-disciplinary science and technology background to environmental policy through her work at UNEP at the regional level, partnership management as the Deputy Director at UNEP-WCMC, and later as Deputy Director and Chief of both the Capacity Development, and the Scientific Assessment Branches in UNEP's Science Division. She is now Chief of the Chemicals and Health Branch in UNEP’s Economy Division overseeing UNEP's work in chemicals, waste, pollution and health, e-mobility, and the strategic partnership on waste management at the International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) located in Osaka, Japan.
Alexander Ivanov
Chief Technical Leader, KBR

Dr. Alexander Ivanov graduated Moscow Institute of Fine Chemical Technology and obtained PhD in

Zelinskiy Institute of Organic Chemistry, Moscow, Russia in the field of catalysis. Further, he worked

7 years in fundamental and applied science for development of materials and catalysts for refinery


Last 14 years Dr. Alexander Ivanov is working in nitrogen&syngas industry. 4 years ago he joined

KBR Technology for the position of Chief Technical Leader in Syngas Department of Moscow

Branch of KBR. His focus area is licensing of grassroot ammonia and nitric acid plants and revamps

of vintage ammonia plants.

Stanislav Kliuev
Chief Specialist of Sales Department ,thyssenkrupp industrial solutions
Stanislav Klyuev graduated from Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University named by R.E. Alekseev. He has been working in Dzerzhinsk office of ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (RUS) since 2011. For 8 years he was working in the technology department as a Senior Process Engineer. The main areas of activity in the field of design are coke production (distillation of coal tar, purification of naphthalene, granulation of coal tar pitch, purification of off-gases from benzene and its homologues, loading and unloading racks and a commodity warehouse), polymers (suspension and microsuspension polyvinyl chloride), and off-site facilities (steam and hot water boilers, high-temperature organic heat carrier boilers, gas supply, flare installations). For the last 3 years he has been working in the Sales Department as a Chief Specialist. His main area of expertise is "Mineral Fertilizers and Methanol".
Director, Cooperation and partnerships, FSU region,Haldor Topsoe Moscow
Mr.M.D.Valkovsky graduated from Department of Physical Chemistry of Moscow Steels and Alloys Institute and for more than 10 years worked at Russian Academy of Sciences Kurnakov Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry. Author of more than 15 scientific publications

In 1998 joined Haldor Topsoe Moscow Office andhas huge experience in technical service, sales and project coordination, mainly in area of catalysts and technologies for chemical plants (hydrogen, ammonia, methanol, synthetic motor fuels etc ), was a Head of Chemical Department.
Since November 2020 – Director for Cooperation and Partnerships in Russia and CIS.

Elisa Puci
Process Engineer, Stamicarbon B.V.

Elisa Puci received a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering in 2007 at the Polytechnic University of Turin in Italy. After her graduation she started as a Process Engineer for thermo-electrical power

plants at Maire Tecnimont in Italy.

In 2011 she joined Stamicarbon in the Technology department as Urea Process Engineer. In her role

she is responsible for preparing process design packages for melt and granulation plants. She is

member of the finishing team to further professionalize and develop the finishing technologies within

the Stamicarbon technology scope.

Giorgi Kobaladze
Programme Advisor, The Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG)
Giorgi Kobaladze has 15 years of experience in the field of environmental protection with solid background in waste management, pollution control and contamination assessment. His career is built at high performance organizations and development programs funded by the UN Missions, EU Commission, World Bank, Sida, KFW, Swedish EPA and USAID.
On behalf of the Nitric Acid Climate Action Group (NACAG), recently, he is Program Advisor of the Nitric Acid Initiative Georgia. The program is implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.
Giorgi Kobaladze holds MA degree (Circular Economy, Policy & Administration) and he is familiar with multilateral environmental agreements, respective requirements, standards and the best practices.
Alexander Slyusarenko
Sales Manager, Clariant

As Sales Account Manager for Russia/CIS, Alexander Slyusarenko specializes in hydrogenation, oxidation, and emission control catalysts. He joined Clariant in 2019 From 2013 to 2019, he worked as Regional Manager and Technical Coordinator for two international catalyst providers, focusing on emission control solutions.

Alexander Slyusarenko holds an Engineer’s degree in Power Engineering from Bauman Moscow State Technical University, Russia’s oldest and largest technical university.

Venkat Pattabathula 
Principal Consultant, SVP Chemical Plant Services
Venkat Pattabathula has more than 35 years of experience in the nitrogen manufacturing industry in various parts of the world, such as Asia, North America, and Australia.
Venkat is a chartered professional engineer (CPE) of Engineers Australia and a registered professional engineer of Queensland (RPEQ), and a life member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). Venkat was elected to the AIChE Ammonia Safety Committee in 2005 and has been on the committee since then.
Venkat has published >130 papers focusing on ammonia, urea process safety, plant incidents, and technology developments.
He holds a post-graduate degree (M.Tech) in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and a certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA.

Venkat has started his consultancy firm known as “SVP Chemical Plant Services” in providing technical services to the ammonia, urea industry across the globe.

Sergey Khachatryan
Regional Sales Manager, Johnson Matthey
Sergey Khachatryan joined Johnson Matthey PLC as Sales Engineer CIS in 1996; became Account Manager in 2004 and Senior Account Manager in 2010; take position of Regional Sales Manager in 2020.

The main activity is management of sales of products and services for Efficient Natural Recourses division of Johnson Matthey PLC and business development on the markets of FSU and several Eastern Europe countries; consulting and support of the customers for the products and services, their features, performance and application, in particular, with relation to the range of ammonia catalysts, ammonia oxidation catalysts, N2O abatement catalystsfor nitric acid production.

David Inward
Strategic Industry Manager, SICK AG
David has been working in the the field of gas analysis for over 25 years.
He is originally from the UK but is based in Prague, Czech Republic.
He joined Sick AG in 2009 and has fulfilled roles including supporting the establishment of subsidiaries in both Turkey & India.
Since July 2020, David is part of a global team responsible for coordinating activities in Chemical, Petrochemical & Refining Industry sectors. This focusses on continuous emission monitoring systems which facilitate reporting dust, gas and flow-rate emissions to atmosphere.
Alexander Sudak
Chief Engineer, Technopromimpex Ltd.
Kim ten Wolde
Product Manager, Holland Novochem
Kim ten Wolde has been in the fertilizer industry since 2012, when he did his graduation project at ICL Fertilizers in The Netherlands on using recycled phosphate sources. Subsequently he joined ICL as a Process Engineer and took on several international roles within ICL with a strong focus on sustainability and operational excellence.

Kim moved to the fertilizer additives business in 2018, joining Holland Novochem as a Product Manager. His current focus is mainly on developing new coating agents which are more sustainable, exploring new markets and opportunities in the fertilizer additives market and developments in smart agriculture.
23 JUNE 10:00 AM (UTC +3)
23 JUNE 10:00 AM (UTC +3)
Environmental and Health impacts of Pesticides and Fertilizers and ways of minimizing them
Speaker: UNEP
EnviNOx® - N2O / NOX Removal Technology
Speaker: thyssenkrupp Industrial Solutions

Panel discussion on implementation of solutions to reduce N2O and NOX emissions

Catalyst emission control solutions of Clariant
Speaker: Clariant
Futureproof fertilizing solutions
Speaker: Holland Novochem B.V.
Experience with Micro Mist Venturi scrubber
Speaker: Stamicarbon
Developments in the production of Green Ammonia
Speaker: SVP Chemical Plant Services
24 JUNE 10:00 AM (UTC +3)
24 JUNE 10:00 AM (UTC +3)
Haldor Topsoe technologies and solutions for reducing carbon footprint
Speaker: Haldor Topsoe

Panel discussion on improving the environmental friendliness of chemical production plants

KBR blue and green solutions for ammonia plant revamps
Speaker: KBR
Optimization of the gas cleaning system in the ammonium nitrate plant
Speaker: Technopromimpex Ltd.

N2O abatement in nitric acid plants

Speaker: Johnson Matthey
Emission Monitoring & DeNOx Control From Nitric Acid Plant
Speaker: SICK
N2O mitigation in the context of climate friendly nitric acid and fertilizer production – technical options and support
Speaker: NACAG
Experience of RustaviAzot JSC in reducing N2O emissions
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