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PROGRAMME 2024

DAY 1

TUESDAY 11 JUNE 2024

DAY 2

WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE 2024

For EuPC GA members ONLY:

10.30-12.30​

  • EuPC General Assembly – EuPC members ONLY

 

For All Participants:

12.00-13.00

  • Welcome, Registration & Walking Lunch

13.00-13.15

  • Welcome and Opening by Bernard Merkx

 

13:15-15:45

  • Session I. Political and Regulatory Environment

Moderator

  • Saskia Walraedt, Essenscia

Keynote Speakers

  • Francesca Stevens, Europen

  • Gloria Gabellini, Pepsico

Speakers

  • Alexandra Tomczyk, ICIS

  • Andreas Malmberg, Trioworld

  • Antonello Ciotti, Petcore

  • Delia Harabula, Amcor

Q&A​

 

15.45-16.15

  • Coffee Break

 

16:15-18:30

  • Session II. Benefits of Plastics in Decarbonisation

Moderator

  • Bernard Merkx, EuPC

Introduction

  • Benoit Hennaut, EuPC President

  • Marco Ten Bruggencate, Plastics Europe President

Keynote Speaker

  • Werner Bosmans, European Commission

Speakers

  • Robert Henryk Zlezarczyk, Orlen Unipetrol

  • Jorge Cristino, APIP

  • Sophie Louis, Kautex & Oscar Garay, Schneider Electric Sustainability Business

  • Rob Ingram, Plastics Europe

  • Ludo Debever, TEPPFA

Q&A

 

18.30-19.15

  • Best Polymer Producers Awards Ceremony by Ron Marsh

19.15

  • Reception and Walking Dinner at the Bluepoint Venue

For All Participants:

08.30-08.45

  • Registration

08.50-9.00

  • Welcome and Opening by Benoit Hennaut

 

09.00-11.15

  • Session III. Innovation

Moderator

  • Bertrand Fillon, President at ECP4

Keynote Speakers

  • Stefano Soro, European Commission

  • Kim Ragaert, Maastricht University

Speakers

  • Achim Grefenstein, Aachen University

  • Mark Roberts, Berry Global

  • Peter Voortmans, Borealis

  • Erica Ross, Bluealp

 

11.15-11.45

  • Coffee Break

 

11.45-13.15

  • Session IV. Communication & Advocacy/ Best Practices

Moderator

  • Kevin Poelmans, Agoria

Speakers

  • Wolfgang Lange, Plastics Europe

  • Francis Huysman, Valipac

  • Yavuz Eroglu, Pagev

  • Nuno Aguilar, APIP 

  • Valeria Masci, EuPC & Kim Ragaert, Maastricht University

Panel Discussion on EU ChemSkill Project

 

13.15-13.30

  • Takeaway and Closing Message by Benoit Hennaut, EuPC President

 

13.30-14.15

  • Networking lunch

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