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Sustainability in Packaging Europe

1-4 November 2022
Barcelona, Spain & Online

The 7th Edition of Sustainability in Packaging Europe 2022

Sustainability in Packaging Europe will return to Barcelona across the 1-4 November* as well as in an online format for the  seventh time  to over  500 packaging innovators!  Discussions and networking for online and in-person attendees will continue to drive innovations and packaging solutions towards a circular economy. 

*The two day conference takes place on 2 & 3 November, pre and post conference workshops will take place on the 1 & 4 November

Delegates to the conference this year, will have an unmissable experience with high-quality content, expert speakers and unique networking opportunities, with highlights including:

  • Exclusive opening Keynote from the European Commission on the key legislative initiatives under the circular economy action plan
  • Over 50 speakers, panellists and moderators from the leading companies within packaging, including Mars, PepsiCo, Ellen MacArthur, P&G, METRO, Amcor, Starbucks, Iceland, Nestlé to name a few
  • A full second day with interchangeable tracks on circularity, material innovations, waste collection, sorting, recycling infrastructure and interactive panels covering EPR, packaging materials- how they are going to look in 2030 and chemical recycling.
  • Five unmissable panels covering retailer circular business models and collaborations, paper bottles, the flexible initiative, circularity and reusability; and the return of the infamous big brand panel
  • An exhibition hall with over 20 companies offering their latest solutions and services to increase the circularity of packaging
  • Five workshops offering practical and interactive learnings on compostable packaging, bio-based, global EPR developments, holistic approach to sustainable innovation in packaging and chemical recycling

Ticket registration for Sustainability in Packaging Europe 2022 is now open!




Ahlstrom-Munksjö
Amcor
Cellluforce
Constantia Flexibles
Ecol Studio
e-halo

2022 Agenda

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REGISTRATION AND MORNING REFRESHMENTS
SESSION 1 – IS NEW LEGISLATIONS DRIVING PACKAGING SUSTAINABILITY,
PACKAGING CIRCULARITY OR BOTH?
SESSION 2 – CIRCULAR ECONOMY AND CLIMATE CHANGE
SESSION 3 – HOW THE RETAIL SECTOR DELIVERS ON SUSTAINABILITY
SESSION 4 - COLLABORATION FOR SUSTAINABILITY
SESSION 5 – REUSE AND REFILL BUSINESS MODELS
SESSION 6 – SUSTAINABILITY PRIORITIES FOR BRANDS
REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
DESIGNING FOR CIRCULARITY &
MATERIAL INNOVATIONS
NOVEL MATERIALS AND CIRCULARITY
REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
WASTE COLLECTION, SORTING &
RECYCLING INFRASTRUCTURE
DRIVING CIRCULARITY THROUGH INNOVATION
Led by Dr. Afsaneh Nabifar, Global Market Development Biopolymers, BASF; Henk Vooijs, Market Development Consultant, Novamont; Lucy Cowton, Sustainability Manager, Futamura; Erwin Vink Sustainability Manager, NatureWorks

Led by Stephan Roest, Strategic Platform Leader Circular Economy Solutions (CES), Borealis
Led by Michelle Carvell, COO, Lorax Compliance and Lydia Geddes, Account Manager, Lorax EPI
Led by Stefan Frehland and Laura Peano, Sustainability Consultant, Quantis
Hear from key industry leaders, European Commission, polymer producers, waste management, brand owners, recyclers, end users and other stakeholders.
Mattia Pellegrini - European Commission

Mattia Pellegrini

Head of Unit DG ENV at European Commission
Paul Earnshaw - Tesco PLC

Paul Earnshaw

Senior Packaging Manager at Tesco PLC
Stuart Lendrum - Iceland Foods

Stuart Lendrum

Head of Packaging, Quality and Food Safety at Iceland Foods
Dr. Lars Lundquist - Nestlé

Dr. Lars Lundquist

Senior R&D Expert Packaging Environmental Sustainability at Nestlé
Gizem Narin - METRO AG

Gizem Narin

Technical Packaging Engineer at METRO AG
Becca Cable - Starbucks

Becca Cable

Senior Strategy & Sustainability Brand Manager at Starbucks