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Review the 2021 agenda below for Sustainability in Packaging Europe

 

REGISTRATION & REFRESHMENTS
Registration and Refreshments
NEW LEGISLATIONS DRIVING SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
Opening Keynote: The review of the EU Packaging Directive as one deliverable of the European Green Deal *
Keynote: What will it take to transform the economy from linear to circular*
Networking break
BRAND OWNERS’ PERSPECTIVES AND STRATEGIES
Big Brand Panel - will focus on the review of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive
  • Hans van Bochove, Vice-President of Public Affairs & Government Relations, Coca-Cola
  • Dr. Simon Francis Webb, Government Relations & Public Policy, EU, P&G 
  • Christian Detrois, Technical Management Sustainability and Packaging Lead, Nestlé SA*
  • Mattia Pellegrini, Head of Unit Presso, European Commission (tentative)
  • Gloria Gabellin, Director Environmental Policy, PepsiCo Europe
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
Democratising sustainability is the way to engage with consumers points *
The Ecover refillution, the journey to make re-use mainstream
Networking Lunch & Roundtables
(13:45 - 14:15, Room Eiffel + Sear + Pisa on Floor Minus 1

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 strategy to action- how to secure circularity in all parts
Delivering true packaging sustainability - a retailers strategy
Networking break
RECYCLED CONTENT
Magnum Eco: a symphony of innovative collaboration and development
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)
  • Michael Hahl, Head of Packaging,Bosch Power Tools Accessories
  • Philippe Blank, Senior Manager Circular Economy, Packaging & Consumer Goods,
    Henkel Adhesive Technologies

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
The Paper Bottle Revolution
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
  • Valentina Masotti, VP Global Packaging, Barilla
  • Thomas Kahl, EcoSolutions Project Manager, Mondi Consumer Flexibles GmbH, Germany
More panellists to be announced
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
Chair's closing remarks
Close of conference
REGISTRATION & MORNING REFRESHMENTS
COLLECTION, SORTING AND RECYCLING
Creating a closed-loop spirit packaging
Jamie Stone, Packaging Design, Sustainability and Innovation 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
Gareth Callan, Sustainability Packaging Manager, R&D, 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
  • Mark Vester, Leader, Circular Economy, SABIC
More panellists to be announced
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
Panel and Q&A session
Chair closing remarks
Close of conference

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*These speakers will be presenting remotely due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.