About Denim Talks 2022 Register Now

We, at Gartex Texprocess India in association with (SDC) are delighted to co-organize an exciting one-day conference ‘Denim Talks’ focused on technical innovations & ‘green’ initiatives in the denim manufacturing sector that will bring industry stakeholders and thought leaders under a common platform to share their valuable insights, market overview and opportunities that will impact and elevate your business growth.

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Attendee profile

  • Top denim brands’ heads, CEOs & directors
  • Denim mills manufacturers
  • Owners of garment houses & exporters
  • Buying houses owners & heads
  • Denim designers & stylist

Why attend?

  • Network with business leaders and innovators from the garment & textile industry
  • Gain fresh business perspectives while ensuring immense learning and rich takeaways
  • Get insights from experts which will help your businesses to remain at the forefront of emerging trends
  • Meet like-minded professionals and build new partnerships
  • Keep up with the latest trends, technology and industry development
Conference Agenda (Tentative)
Time Events
08:30 - 09:00 Registration
09:00 - 09:10 Lighting of the lamp
09:10 - 09:30 Presidential address- Mr Ullhas Nimkar (President Elect SDC) and KeyNote
09:40 - 10:10 Paper 1- Paper by Dr Ashok Athalye (FSDC), Professor Textile chemistry, ICT and Technical advisor, ROSSARI Biotech Limited on A novel recipe to keep dark denim-darker
10:20 - 10:50 Tea & Coffee Break
10:50 - 11:20 Paper 2- Paper by Mr Jaydeep Umalkar, Takshvi Vogue Private Limited on Flash dyeing of Indigo in Mili Seconds (A path to zero discharge)
11:20 - 11:50 Paper 3- Paper by Mr Dinesh Chopra, Director - Strategic Marketing, Neochem Technologies Pvt Ltd on Handling Denim Responsibly
11:50 - 12:50 Panel discussion 1- Impact assessment of Sustainable Innovation
Moderator: Mr Ullhas Nimkar, Chairman & Managing Director, NimkarTek Technical Services Pvt. Ltd
Mr Venkatesan Vasudevan, Head of Quality, Pepe Jeans India Limited
Mr Manmohan Singh, Senior President & Global Head Marketing & Business
Development, Birla Cellulose (Aditya Birla Group)
Mr M A Anandhan, Business Manager-India, Centexbel
Mr Umashakar Mahapatra, Managing Director, Pulcra Chemicals India Pvt Ltd
12:55 - 13:00 Announcement of Lunch
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 14:30 Paper 4- Paper by Mr Shekhar Singh, Business Head-Mumbai, Rudolf Atul Chemicals Limited (RACL) on Latest development's in sustainable denim processing
14:30 - 15:00 Paper 5- Paper by Mr Andrew Filarowski, Technical Director, Society of Dyers and Colourists on SDC New Technology Series (biological-dyeing, digital dyeingtechnology)
15:00 - 15:30 Paper 6- Paper by Mr Sujoy Dutta, BM-INDIGO BUSINESS, DyStar India Private limited on CADIRA DENIM-Ultimate sustainable solution providing clean denim production and Dr Sanjay Kathode, Head of Laundry Business-Pan India, DyStar India private limited on CADIRA LAUNDRY—Saving valuable resources
15:30 - 17:00 Panel discussion 2- Climate change, Supply chain response
Moderator: Mr Anjani Prasad, Managing Director and Member of Global leadership team for Archroma in India, Nepal & Sri Lanka.
Mr Avinash Mane, Commercial Director South Asia/Middle East/Thailand, Lenzing textile fibers
Mr Shekar Singh, Business Head-Mumbai, Rudolf Atul Chemicals Limited (RACL)
Mr Shakeel Saeed, Team leader Product Development, Crescent Bahuman Limited
Mr Francis Dodson, Sales Director, Marton Mills UK
17:05 - 17:10 Vote of thanks
17:10 - 17:35 Tea Break and Photograph

Panel Discussion on Impact Assessment of Sustainable Innovation

Sr. No. Panelists
1 Mr Venkatesan Vasudevan, Assistant Manager, Pepe Jeans India private limited
2 Mr Manmohan Singh, Global Head & Senior President - Marketing & Business Development, Director – Birla Advance Knits, Birla Cellulose, Pulp & Fibre
3 Mr Stijn Devaere, Director, Centexbel
4 Mr Umasankar Mahapatra, Managing Director, Pulcra chemical India Pvt Ltd
5 Mr Ullhas Nimkar, Chairman & Managing Director, NimkarTek Technical Services Pvt. Ltd.

Panel Discussion on Climate Change, Supply Chain Response

Sr. No. Panelists
1 Mr Avinash Mane, Commercial Director, Lenzing Group
2 Mr Shekhar Singh, Business Head, Rudolf Atul Chemicals Limited (RACL)
3 Mr Shakeel Saeed, Team leader Product Development, Crescent Bahuman Limited
4 Mr Francis Dodson, Sales Director, Marton Mills UK
5 Mr Anjani Prasad, Managing Director & Head of Business Cluster, Archroma
Delegate Fees

Below table shows all the categories of delegate fees in INR.

Category Rate INR (including all taxes)
Till 30th April 2022 5500
After 1st May 2022 6500


- Please ensure that you pay the correct fee. Ensure the amount received in Indian rupees equals the Invoice amount after any transaction charges

- Transaction charges may leave a payment deficit for which you will remain liable

- To qualify for the early-bird rates delegates must be registered and their registration fee paid in full by the last day mentioned in the table above. There can be no exceptions to this deadline

Registration fee - Inclusions

  • Access to attend all sessions during the 2nd day of the exhibition i.e. 13th May 2022.
  • A conference bag containing the relevant documents and materials, upon arrival at the event.
  • Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea.

Please note: Delegate fee does not include any travel or accommodation costs.

For partnership opportunities, contact:

Name : Priyanka Pawar     Phone : +91 22 61445990 |    Mail :priyanka.pawar@india.messefrankfurt.com