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Bio-Based Plastic Packaging Masterclass
From beginning-of-life to end-of-life: Closing the loop for bioplastics
  • Laura Peano, Senior Sustainability Consultant, Quantis
  • Floris Buijzen, Senior Product Market Manager, Total Corbion PLA
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Global Packaging EPR Developments Workshop
How EPR Fees Impact Packaging Design And Corporate Sustainability
  • Michelle Carvell, COO, Lorax Compliance 
  • Gabriela Dobrot, Project Director, Lorax EPI
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REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
Registration and Refreshments
NEW LEGISLATIONS DRIVING SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
Keynote: What will it take to transform the economy?
Speaker to be announced, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
Networking break
BRAND OWNERS’ PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES
Big Brand Panel - will focus on the review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
  • Philippe Diercxsens, Packaging & Environment Manager, Danone Waters
  • Hans van Bochove, Vice-President of Public Affairs & Government Relations, Coca-Cola
  • Dr. Simon Francis Webb, Government Relations & Public Policy, EU, P&G (tentative) 
  • Christian Detrois, Technical Management Sustainability and Packaging Lead, Nestlé SA
More panellists to be announced  
 
REUSABLE AND REFILLABLE PACKAGING MODELS
The supermarket of the future, pros and cons of SMART reusable and refillable packaging formats
The Ecover refillution, the journey to make re-use mainstream
Networking Lunch & Roundtables
1)    Reusability in tertiary/transport packaging: reducing costs & improving sustainability
 Jürgen Krahé, Senior Commercial Director-EMEA, ORBIS Europe

2) The paper tube, an industrial reality with great potential 
Gilles Demaurex, R&D Packaging Manager, AISA Automation Industrielle SA
HOW BRANDS AND RETAILERS ARE DELIVERING SUSTAINABILITY
From good to great! Our sustainability pledge to the planet…
Delivering true packaging sustainability - a retailers strategy
Networking break
RECYCLED CONTENT
Magnum Eco: a symphony of innovative collaboration and development
Case study
Speaker to be confirmed
Panel: Recycled content in packaging
Panellists:
Annica Eldh, Innovation and R&D, H&M Group
Jenny Wassenaar, Vice President Sustainability, Trivium Packaging
Virginia Janssens, Managing Director, Plastics Europe
Monica Battistella, Product and Sustainability Manager, Taghleef Industries (Ti)

More panellists to be announced
 
Chair's closing remarks
Networking drinks reception
REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
NOVEL MATERIALS AND CIRCULARITY
Delivering to Nestlé packaging commitments with novel packaging material
3 key transition steps for brand owners when switching from plastic packaging to paper
Kristopher Fain, Director Solution Sales, BillerudKorsnäs and Joachim Wolf, Owner & CEO, Wolf Nudeln GmbH
Panel: What is the underlying reason for innovating paper bottles?
Panellists: Malcolm Waugh, CEO, Frugalpac

More panellists to be announced
Networking break
Panel: Flexible packaging of the future: recyclable plastics, compostable, or paper?
  • Feliks Bezati, Global Director of Circular Packaging, Mars
  • Dr. Gerald Rebitzer, Sustainability Director, Amcor
  • Helen Bird, Strategic Technical Manager, WRAP
  • Andy Sweetman, Sales & Marketing Manager, Futamura Europe
More panellists to be announced
Place of biodegradable packaging in the future EU packaging landscape?
Speaker to be confirmed
Sustainable packaging based on Kaneka biodegradable Polymer Green PlanetTM
Networking Lunch
Beyond recycling – perfecting circularity
PEF - the plant-based packaging solution enabling 100% circularity
Thierry Gihan, Dispense Director, Carlsberg and Bineke Posthumus, Director Business Development, Avantium
Start-Ups - Snapshot Panel
7 minute presentations on sustainable solutions followed by Q&A
 
Speakers to be announced
Chair's closing remarks
Close of conference
REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
COLLECTION, SORTING AND RECYCLING
Creating a closed-loop spirit packaging
Vincenzo Disavino, Consumer Products Expert PA Consulting and Martin Murray, Owner & Distiller, Dunnet Bay Distillers 
Are there sufficient end markets for all the recyclate in a circular economy?
HolyGrail – 2.0
Speaker to be confirmed, PepsiCo
Networking break
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES TO INCREASE RECYCLING
Panel: How can we accelerate implementation of chemical recycling?
  • Carlos Ludlow-Palafox, CEO, Enval 
  • Arnoud Passenier, Senior Programme Manager, Circular Economy International Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
  • Virginia Janssens, Managing Director, Plastics Europe
  • Carlos Monreal, Founder and CEO, Plastic Energy
More panellists to be announced
SUP content and implementation
Speaker to be confirmed
 
Harmonisation of waste management systems in EU? The way forward on the route to a circular economy?
Networking Lunch
SNAP SHOT PANEL SESSION - INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES
Towards full circularity – making the recycling of aluminium foil containing composites reality
Driving sustainable packaging innovation through eQopack, a packaging eco-design online platform
  • Alexandre Vernier: Sustainable Packaging Manager, Bel SA 
  • Noémie Levé: Sustainability consultant, Quantis
Risk assessment and eco design: synergy between analytical investigations and packaging LCA
  • Dr. Marinella Vitulli, Owner & Director, Food Contact Center s.r.l. 
  • Dr. Anna Bortoluzzi Owner & Director, Quota Sette s.r.l.
Circular economy at its best – from mixed packaging waste to biochar
Joerg zu Dohna, CEO, PYREG GmbH
 
Panel and Q&A session
Chair closing remarks
Close of conference

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