Date:
-
Location:
BLUEPOINT Business Centre, Auguste Reyerslaan 80, 1030 Brussels Brussels, Belgium

Organizer
Petcore Europe, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Bruksela Bruksela ,Belgia
Phone:
+32 2 739 63 88
www:
www.petcore-europe.org
e-mail:
info@petcore-europe.org

Building up on the success of the last years, we decided to expand the 2018 conference edition to two days. The first half day is exclusively dedicated to PET Business & Strategy, followed by a Networking Event in the evening. The second day focuses on Trends in Collection, Recycling & Sustainability and features presentations from research, industry and EU decision makers.


Petcore Europe


Programme

Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - PET Business & Strategy

Day 1: Wednesday, 7 February 2018, BLUEPOINT Business Centre

11:00 - 13:00 Petcore Europe General Assembly (for members only)
12:30 - 13:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee
13:30 - 13:45 Welcome
13:45 - 14:45

2016 PET market, collection & recycling rates

  • PET bottles
    - Helen McGeough, Senior Consultant, PCI Wood Mackanzie
     
  • PET thermoforms & ODR containers
    - Alessandra Funcia, Head of Marketing, Sukano
14:45 - 17:30

Perspectives and Strategy from the PET value chain

- Review of past years
- New markets and tendencies
- Outlook for 2018 / 2019
- Restructuring in the sector

  • PET Producers
    - Antonello Ciotti, President, Committee of PET Manufacturers in Europe (CPME)

  • PET Converters

    • PET thermoforms - Helene Roberts, Global Marketing and Innovation Director, Kloeckner Pentaplast

    • PET bottles - Paulo Correia, CTO, Logoplaste

  • PET Recyclers
    - Casper van den Dungen / Herbert Snell, Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE)

  Conclusion & Closing
17:30 - 19:30

Networking Event

for all conference participants in the BLUEPOINT Business Centre

Petcore Europe Conference 2018 - Trends in PET Collection, Recycling & Sustainability

Day 2: Wednesday, 8 February 2018, BLUEPOINT Business Centre

09:00 - 10:00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
10:00 - 11:15

European Circular Economy

  • Plastics Strategy
    - European Commission, DG GROW, tbc
     
  • New Plastics Economy
    - Sander Defruyt, Project Manager, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation
11:15 - 12:45

Trends & solutions in PET post-consumer collection

  • Holy Grail - global recognition project on markers and digital watermarks
    - Gian de Belder, Principal Scientist, Procter & Gamble
     
  • Deposit versus Non-Deposit
    - Clarissa Morawski, Managing Director, Reloop
     
  • View from an eco-agency
    - CITEO
12:45 - 13:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 - 18:00

Trends & solutions in PET post-consumer recycling

  • Design for Recycling: Ecodesign, EPBP, Recyclass  

    • Antonino Furfari, Managing Director, Plastics Recyclers Europe (PRE)

  • Current challenges & opportunities for PET recycling

    • Developments in the recycling of PET thermoforms
      - François Lagrue, Plant Manager, WELLMAN France Recyclage
       
    • Opaque & difficult to recycle PET - injection molding in the automotive industry
      - Jean Luc Lavergne, President, Lavergne Group
       
    • Labels
      - An Vossen, Executive Manager, PLARABEL / EPRO (European Association of Plastics Recycling and Recovery Organisations)
       
    • Engineered Polymers
      - DuPont
  • Chemical Recycling

    • Current worldwide state of PET chemical recycling
      - Wim Hoenderdaal, Technical Marketing Manager, Indorama Ventures Europe
       
    • Enzymes to rethink the lifecycle of plastics
      - Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO, CARBIOS
       
    • DEMETO - modular, scalable and high-performance DE-polymerization by MicrowavE TechnolOgy
      - Maurizio Crippa, CEO, gr3n
  Conclusion & Closing


 



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