Sustainability Drives BASF. BASF Drives Sustainability.

Partner Event hosted by BASF SE, Germany

Monday, 28 June 2021
07:15 - 08:30 hrs CEST


Sustainability is the global megatrend that is reshaping our world. The transformation towards an emission-free circular economy has started and the chemical industry is in its epicenter. The partner breakfast will provide exclusive insights how BASF, the world leading chemical company, is driving this transition. Melanie Maas-Brunner, Chief Technology Officer, will introduce BASF’s global innovation approach and innovation priorities. Experts from BASF’s three research divisions will then show you their state-of-the art developments in biotechnology, polymer and battery materials research. You will have the opportunity to ask live questions to the experts in Ludwigshafen and Shanghai. We are looking forward to this meeting and to a lively discussion. Let’s innovate with impact!

Schedule Partner Breakfast BASF

7:15 – 7:19 a.m.: Welcome and introduction
    - Jens Assmann (Moderator)

7:19 – 7:39 a.m.: Keynote „We create chemistry for a sustainable future“
    - Melanie Maas-Brunner (Chief Technology Officer)

7:39 – 7:55 a.m.: Live Q&A Session
    - Melanie Maas-Brunner (Chief Technology Officer)
    - Jens Assmann (Moderator)

7:55 – 8:01 a.m.: Videoclips from our labs in Ludwigshafen and Shanghai regarding the topics
    - Sustainable innovation for a circular economy
    - BASF's Natuphos® E
    - Battery Recycling

8:01 – 8:25 a.m.: Live Q&A Session with our Experts
    - Yaqian Liu (Senior Vice President Colloidal Systems R&D Platform at Advanced Materials & Systems Research)
    - Priya Anand (Senior Specialist Digitalization, Materials Molecular Modelling)
    - Stefan Haefner (Senior Principal Scientist - Enzymes - Strain and Process Research)
    - Kerstin Schierle-Arndt (Vice President Research Inorganic Materials and Synthesis)
    - Norman Funk (Key Account Manager Talent Acquisition)
    - Jens Assmann (Moderator)

8:25 – 8:25 a.m.: Closing and end
    - Melanie Maas-Brunner (Chief Technology Officer)
    - Jens Assmann (Moderator)