A Circular Future with Plastics 2023 - Three weeks to go, meet the speakers of the Packaging session!


In three weeks, the EuPC Annual Conference A Circular Future with Plastics, organised in cooperation with Polyvia and Plastics Europe, is taking place !

The two-day conference is scheduled on 23 & 24 May 2023 at the Espace Tête d'Or in Lyon, France, and will include a networking Gala Dinner on 23 May at the stunning Palais de la Bourse.

Meet the speakers of the Packaging session

Key speakers such as Elke Berges from TotalEnergies; Joan Marc Simon from Zero Waste Europe; Vincent Colard from CITEO and others have been confirmed.

Click on the picture and get to know the speakers of this session.


Day I. - 23 May 2023, Espace Tête d'Or


Day II. - 24 May 2023, Espace Tête d'Or

  • 08.30 - 09.30 EuPC General Assembly (Members Only) 
  • 09.30 - 10.00 Welcome Coffee & Registration
  • 10.00 - 14.00 Main Conference & Panel debate moderated by Melinda Crane
    • Keynote Speaker: Representative of the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Speaker tbc)
    • Nathalie Brunelle, Vice President Polymers, TotalEnergies
    • Unlocking the potential of collaboration to drive plastics circularity by Jonatas Melo, Vice President Performance Materials, BOREALIS
    • Etienne Béchet de Balan, IPC President
    • Dr. Bertrand Fillon, ECP4 Chairman & Vice President of European Affairs of CEATech
    • Franco Meropiali, Head of Polyethylene and Intermediates Business, Versalis
    • APIP
  • Round table discussion – Debate moderated by Melinda Crane
    • ​Benoît Hennaut, EuPC President ​ & ​ Chairman and Managing Director at HERIGE
    • ​Hervé de Maistre, Chairman of Valobat
    • Filipe de Botton, Chairman at Logoplaste
    • Pedro Paes do Amaral, Executive Vice President at APIP
    • Dr. Bertrand Fillon, ECP4 Chairman & Vice President of European Affairs of CEATech
    • Marco ten Bruggencate, Plastics Europe President & Dow’s Commercial Vice President for Packaging and Specialty Plastics EMEA
    • Olivier Greiner, Vice President Polymers Europe & Orient at TotalEnergies
    • Jonatas Melo, Vice President Performance Materials at BOREALIS
  • 14.00 - 15.00 Networking Lunch & Goodbye


.. More speakers will be confirmed soon !

Detailed agenda and more information is available here


Venue and Location:

Conference venue: Espace Tête d'Or (103 bd de Stalingrad – 69100 Lyon – Villeurbanne, France)

Gala Dinner venue: Palais de la Bourse (Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon, France)


Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain
  • Regulatory affairs managers
  • Government regulators
  • Consultants
  • Trade associations
  • Service providers
  • NGOs
  • Academics



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