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Join us at the largest international trade exhibition for the automotive aftermarket industry for the MEA region from 10 – 12 December 2024 at Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Lubricants Technology Conference

Associate Sponsor

Automechanika Dubai Lubricants Technology Conference

According to recent industry reports, the Middle East & Africa lubricant additives market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.7% from 2021 to 2028. This impressive growth can be attributed to the booming automotive sector in the region. Furthermore, the regulatory authorities' growing emphasis on reducing emissions and enhancing fuel efficiency has further heightened the need for continued innovation and development in the lubricant additives market to meet these environmental objectives. It is worth noting that 2023 has been declared the Year of Sustainability, and the launch of this subject during Automechanika Dubai 2023 is perfectly aligned with this theme.


Tuesday, 3 October 2023

Location: PitStop 3 - Trade Centre Arena

Key Themes

  • Global market overview - supply and demand
  • Digitalization - its role in additives technology
  • Cold blending technology - the future of sustainability?
  • EV - prevention of corrosion in electrified drivetrains
  • Additives - supporting a cleaner, sustainable future
  • Next gen - what do hybrids and EV's need?

Lubricants Technology Conference Agenda

Timings Session Speaker
11:25 Welcome and opening remarks Ali Al Ganzory, Senior Base Oils Trader, BGN
11:30 Global market supply and demand overview Ali Al Ganzory, Senior Base Oils Trader, BGN
12:00 Lubricants market sizes in Middle East, Africa & Asia Pacific Joginder Singh Dahiya, General Manager – Marketing & International Markets, Petromin 
12:30 Drivers for a Shift in the Additive Supply Chain: CO2 Re-Use and Sustainable Additives Luca Salvi, Head of Additives Business, Eni Sustainable Mobility SpA
Next generation of flids for electric & hybrid vehicles Mark Mathias, Sales and Marketing Director, Barox GmbH
13:30 Circular Economy in Used Oil Kasturi Bhave, Co-Founder, Rosefield Energy Tech Pvt. Ltd.
14:00 Lubricant additives that support a cleaner, sustainable future  Asif Rashid, Chief Marketing Officer, Atlantic Grease & Lubricants
14:30 Steering into the space of high-performance lubricants Philippe Dupin, General Manager, ExxonMobil
15:00 Sustainability in the field of automotive Greases: Development of Long-life greases Siddharth Sachdeva, Managing Director, Trinity Lubes and Greases FZC
15:30 Development of Lubricant Additive Packages Ben Nathan, Global Business Development Manager, Kemipex 
16:00 The Industry Picture – Sustainability, Economy, Life-Cycle and Supply


Ali Al Ganzory, Senior Base Oils Trader, BGN


Dr. Jawad Haroon, Owner, Atlantic Group of Companies

Ben Nathan, Global Business Development Manager, Kemipex

Siddharth Sachdeva, Managing Director, Trinity Lubes and Greases FZC


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