Conference on

Polymer Technology Connect

Organized by BCKIC Foundation & KIIT DU

Date: 15th – 16th December 2023
Venue: Auditorium, Campus 11, KIIT-TBI, KIIT Deemed University (Click to View in Map)

Program Overview

Welcome to the first “Conference on Polymer Technology Connect- 2023”: Bridging gap from the innovations to the Industries via Technology advancement & deployment. A premier conference that stands as a beacon of collaboration and progress in the dynamic field of polymer science. With a vibrant blend of intellect, expertise, and creativity, this conference is a unique platform designed to unite researchers, scientists, engineers, and industry professionals, who share a common passion for polymers.
Our conference serves as a nexus for networking, providing the opportunity to forge connections with like-minded peers and industry stalwarts. These relationships are essential for catalyzing collaboration and translating research into impactful outcomes.
Embrace the future of polymers at Polymer Technology Connect, where innovation knows no bounds.

Key Highlights and Impact of the Conference

  • Collaboration: A pioneering event in Bhubaneswar, uniting multiple institutions for groundbreaking collaboration.
  • Collective Expertise: Leveraging the strengths of renowned institutions, uniting researchers, scientists, and industry experts.
  • Fostering Industry-Academia Collaboration: Creating a platform to bridge the gap between academic research and industry applications.
  • Innovation-Focused: Showcasing R&D pursuits and breakthrough innovations in the polymer sector.
  • Start-up Spotlight: Providing startups a platform to pitch revolutionary polymer-based technologies.
  • Diverse Thematic Areas: Encompassing industrial applications, biotech, advanced materials, and sustainability.
  • Cross-Pollination of Ideas: Fostering interdisciplinary exchange through discussions and networking.
  • Inclusive Engagement: Welcoming established experts, emerging researchers, start-ups, and students.

Important Dates & Links

Registration Deadline

1st December 2023

Abstract Submission Deadline

25th November 2023

Intimation of acceptance of submitted abstracts

25th November 2023

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Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Keynote Addresses: Eminent polymer experts from institution leadership including, IIT, CSIR IMMT, CIPET, and Ravenshaw University deliver thought-provoking insights.
  • Tea & Networking: An opportunity to foster connections and discussions.
  • Product Launch: Showcasing innovative products that leverage polymer technology.
  • Technical Session 1: Expert insights into "Advanced Materials Technology."
  • Lunch
  • Technical Session 2: "Polymers in Industrial Applications" by industry and R&D
  • experts.
  • Panel Discussion 1: Exploring "Polymers in Biotech & Healthcare."
  • Panel Discussion 2: Bridging the gap between polymer research and commercialization.

Scientific Session on Publication by Springer Nature
Sponsor’s Talks & Felicitation: Insights from sponsor partners on industry trends.
R&D Showcase: Engaging poster presentations on diverse polymer-related topics.

Opening Remarks

  • Technical Session 3: Delving “Sustainability in the Polymer Domain”.
  • Tea & Networking
  • Technical Session 4: Probing “Technology advancements in the polymer field”.
  • Panel Discussion 2: Discussions on circular economy in polymers.
  • Lunch
  • Startup Showcase: Exhibiting latest technology.
  • Technology Pitching: Start-ups, innovators, and entrepreneurs pitch their technological breakthroughs.
  • High Tea 
  • Award Ceremony: Recognizing exceptional contributions to polymer technology.
  • Closing Remarks

Thematic Areas/ Supported Areas

Polymers in Industrial Applications

Exploring the role of polymers in shaping various

Polymers in Biotech & Healthcare

Unveiling the contributions of polymers in the realm of
biotechnology and healthcare.

Advanced Polymeric Materials

Unleashing the potential of cutting-edge polymeric

Sustainability in the Polymer Domain

Discussing sustainable practices and innovations in
the polymer industry.

Call for Extended Abstract

The conference invites researchers, scientists, engineers, industry professionals, and students to contribute by submitting their extended abstracts (max. 500 words). These abstracts will be considered for either the poster presentation or the inclusion in the conference proceedings to be published by Springer Nature. The thematic areas provide a framework for sharing groundbreaking research and innovative perspectives.

→ Advanced Polymeric materials
→ Polymer Processing and Manufacturing
→ Polymer Composites and Nanocomposites
→ Green and Sustainable Polymers
→ Waste management
→ Polymers for biomedical applications
→ Polymers in Energy
→ AI/ML  in Polymers
→ Polymers for 3D-printing

  • Select papers from the conference will be published by Springer as a proceedings book volume. Springer will conduct quality checks on the accepted papers and only papers that pass these checks will be published.
  • Springer Nature does not charge any money for publication of Non-Open Access content. Abstracts/extended abstracts and short papers (less than 5 pages) are not considered for publication.

Publication Partners

Technology Pitching Session:

To encourage innovation and competition, we’re launching a thrilling Technology Pitching Session. Participants can pitch their cutting-edge technologies to compete for valuable prizes. The top five pitches will receive special awards. Each pitch will have a 5-minute slot to present their breakthrough ideas.

Prizes and Recognition:

We have lined up an array of enticing prizes and recognition opportunities for participants with the most compelling technological pitches and poster presentations. This is your chance to gain global recognition for your innovative ideas.

Advisory Committee

Dr. Ramanuj Narayan

Director, CSIR-IMMT

Prof. (Dr.) Sanjay K. Nayak

Vice-Chancellor, Ravenshaw University

Dr. Mrutyunjay Suar

Chairman, BCKIC
Director General R&D and Innovation, KIIT DU

Dr. Smita Mohanty

Director & Head,CIPET: SARP-LARPM, Bhubaneswar


Dr. Namrata Misra



Dr. Smruti Ranjan Mohanty
+91 9776597777
Dr. Jyoti Agarwal
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Organizing Committee

Dr. Yatendra S. Chaudhary


Dr. Sanjib Das


Dr. Saravanakumar B.


Dr. Luna Goswami


Mr. Sudhir Kumar Jha


Mr. Arpan Ghosh


Dr. Bhaskar Das


Dr. Aanchal Katoch


Dr. Jyotsnarani Jena


Dr. Jayalaxmi Dash


Dr. Ratiranjan Nayak


Dr. Akshaya Kumar Palai


Dr. Luna Samanta

Ravenshaw University

Ms. Smrita Pathak


Mr. Malay Mohapatra


Mr. Soumya Ranjan Mahapatra


Ms. Jyotirmayee Dey


Mr. Ray SaiSoubhagya


Ms. Riya Roy


Ms. Shilpa Nayak



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Knowledge Partners

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The Polymer Technology Connect Conference is an event organised by BCKIC & KIIT DU aims to create a platform for exchange, learning, and networking by showcasing the latest research, breakthrough ideas, and transformative technologies.

The standard attire for the conferences is business casual. As long as you are comfortable, we are happy. Please be sure to avoid attire with any inappropriate language or images.

Yes, the registration fee includes the refreshments and lunch at the conference.

Yes. But you need to register for full conference.

The Polymer Technology Connect conference proceedings will be published by Springer.

The registration fees for the Polymer Technology Connect conference include admission to all two days of the conference, including all sessions, access to conference materials, and the cost for all provided meals and refreshments.

We welcome participants who are not presenting work, but registration is required. You can register online for participation only.

Visit Polymer Technology Connect conference website for the information.

Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so act today. To become a sponsor and for more information, please contact us through mail: [email protected]. Any proposals for advertisement can be mailed to us.

The conferences held in KIIT University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

The Polymer Technology Connect conferences begins at 09.00 hr and ends at 18.30 hr. Visit conference webpage for more information.

You can submit the paper online when registering yourself for the conference.

The Polymer Technology Connect conference is designed for the experts and learners in the field of the polymer and plastics.

Yes. Group registration is available for people of around 6-8 members coming from same organization. Please reach us at [email protected].

The following are the modes of registration payment:
Online: registering via the Online Registration Form with your credit card/debit card

No. Registration to the Polymer Technology Connect conference is not transferable.

Any questions can be mailed to conference organizers at [email protected]. Our team will do our best in providing immediate assistance.