The event of the year for the PET value chain: "EU Plastics Strategy 2.0 - Taking the PET industry to the next step"

Petcore Europe is pleased to announce the final programme of its annual conference from 6-7 February 2019 in the Renaissance Brussels Hotel!

 

Programme

Day 1: Wednesday, 6 February 2019 - PET Market & Strategy

  • 11:30-12:45 Petcore Europe General Assembly (for members only)
  • 12:30-13:30 Registration and Welcome Lunch
  • 13:30-13:40 Welcome
  • 13:40-14:40 2017 PET market, collection & recycling rates
     - 
    PET market 2017 - Collection & Recycling Survey (Susan Mair, ICIS)
     - PET thermoforms & ODR containers (Alessandra Funcia, Sukano)
     - Panel Debate
  • 14:40-15:20 Networking Coffee
  • 15:20-17:00 Changing supply & demand: viewpoints from the value chain
     - 
    VPET - PET Producer's view (Steve Scott, CPME)
     - RPET - PET Recycler's view (Casper Van den Dungen, Plastics Recyclers Europe)
     - PET Converter's view - Preforms (Marc De Voogd, Alpla)
     - PET Converter's view - Trays (Jose Antonio Alarcon, Evertis)
     - Panel Debate
  • 17:00-17:15 Wrap-up and Closing
  • 17:30-18:30 Networking Drink
  • 19:30 Networking Dinner (Separate ticket required)


Day 2: Thursday, 7 February 2019 - Circularity and Trends in Recycling

  • 08:30-09:15 Registration and Welcome Coffee
  • 09:15-11:00 EU Plastics Strategy 2.0
     - 
    Plastics Strategy, SUP - Summary 2018/Outlook 2019
       (Christian Crépet, Petcore Europe & Laure Baillargeon, DG Grow, European Commission)
     - The changing world of energy (Samuel Furfari, Free University of Brussels)
     - Consumer/workplace use of PET, a regulatory perspective (Mike Neal, CPME)
     - Panel Debate
  • 11:00-11:30 Networking Coffee
  • 11:30-12:45 Trends & solutions in PET post-consumer collection
     - 
    Holy Grail - global project on markers & digital watermarks (Gian De Belder, P&G)
     - Deposit - where do we stand today? (Clarissa Morawski, Reloop)
     
    - Curbside Collection - the way forward? (An Vossen, Plarebel)
     - Panel Debate
  • 12:45-13:45 Networking Lunch
  • 13:45-15:15 Trends in PET Trays, Textile and ODR Recycling
     - PET Thermoforms Recycling (Paolo Glerean, Aliplast)
     - Trends in Textile Recycling (Karla Magruder, Fabrikology)
     - ODR Recycling, Full body sleeves and labels (Gian De Belder, P&G)
     - PET Aerosol Recycling (Johannes Burghaus, P&G)
     - Panel Debate
  • 15:15-15:45 Networking Coffee
  • 15:45-16:05 Eco-Design and Recycling (Fabrizio Di Gregorio, Plastics Recyclers Europe)
  • 16:05-17:05 Trends in Chemical Recycling (Wim Hoenderdaal, Indorama
     - Carbios (Martin Stephan)
     - Cumapol (Marco Brons)
     - IFPEN (Frédéric Favre tbc)
     - Loop Industries (Nelson Switzer)
     - Panel Debate
  • 17:05-17:15 Wrap-up and Closing

 

Date, Venue

  • Conference - Day 1: Wednesday, 6 February 2019, 12:30 - 17:15
  • Networking Event and Dinner: Wednesday, 6 February 2019, from 17:30
  • Conference - Day 2: Thursday, 7 February 2019, 09:15 - 17:15

RENAISSANCE BRUSSELS HOTEL - Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050 Brussels

The Renaissance Brussels Hotel is located in the heart of the European neighborhood right in front of the European Parliament and very easy accessible via train (Gare Bruxelles Luxembourg) from the airport in only 15 minutes or via car due to its underground parking facilities.

 

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