With the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic, e-commerce has blossomed in ASEAN, one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The rapid growth of online shopping has generated pressing demand for plastic packaging. How to strike a balance between economic growth and environmental impact of plastic packaging? Sustainable plastic packaging will be in the spotlight!

This online forum invites leaders from ASEAN’s trade associations to discuss the challenges and opportunities encountered when moving towards sustainability, and provide insights in future plastic packaging for e-commerce. At the meantime, chemicals and machine suppliers will also share their latest case studies and solutions.

Online Forum Theme

What's Next for ASEAN E-Commerce: Sustainable Plastic Packaging

Date & Time

2021.2.25(Thu), 15:30-17:00 (GMT+8)


English (With Mandarin simultaneous interpretation)


Section One – Individual Presentations
Section Two – Panel Discussion (Moderated by Mr Ashok Upadhya)

Topic & Speaker

    Mr Ashok Upadhya
    Ms Wee Ching Yun
    Mr Yeo Weijian
    Mr Simeon Wang
Boom of E-Commerce & Plastics Usage

Mr Ashok Upadhya

Vice President

Thai Packaging Association(TPA)

Mr Ashok Upadhya is the Vice President of Thai Packaging Association. He is the former Joint Vice President Corporate Affairs of Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited. Mr. Ashok has recently been appointed as the Advisor for the Secretariat of The Federation of Thai Industries (F.T.I) and was the Vice Chairman of Plastic Industries Club, F.T.I in 2012. In the past 20 years, Mr. Ashok has represented different leading industry enterprises and organizations, actively engaged in the business and industry development across ASEAN.
Challenges & Opportunities of Sustainable Plastic Packaging for E-Commerce

Ms Wee Ching Yun

Chairman, Sustainability Sub-Committee

Malaysian Plastics Manufacturers Association (MPMA)

Wee Ching Yun is the Chairman of MPMA’s Sustainability Sub-Committee since its inception in November 2017. She is also the Managing Director of Chong Wah Plastics Sdn Bhd.
She holds a Bachelor of Economics from York University, Canada.
Ching Yun is a strong advocate on plastics and its sustainability and has spoken on numerous prestigious platforms such as Sustainable Brands Kuala Lumpur 2019 (SB’19KL), Society For Conservation Biology’s 29th International Congress For Conservation Biology (ICCB), Waste Management Association of Malaysia (WMAM) Annual Conference and more.
Creating Recyclable Flexible Packaging Solution for Tomorrow

Mr Yeo Weijian

Head of Market Development – PVA SEA & Oceania

ExxonMobil Chemical

Weijian joined ExxonMobil Chemical in 2010 and had spent the past 10+ years in roles across Manufacturing, Sales and Market Development. Since 2014, he has been managing automotive, appliances and packaging businesses across major South East Asia markets such as Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Philippines.
Environmental-friendly Packaging: Mono-material Packaging Solution

Mr Simeon Wang

Deputy Manager of Overseas Marketing

Jinming Machinery(Guangdong) Co.,Ltd

Simeon Wang joined Jinming since 2011, mainly in charge of market development and business connection for Southeast Asia and South Asia region, providing solutions and service in plastic film extrusion & forming, as well as post-processing machinery to meet customers’ requirements. With 13 years of experience in the industry, Mr. Wang fully understands market demand of flexible packaging from Southeast Asia and South Asia region, and he has represented Jinming to different summits and forums.

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