Plastic Packaging and the EU Plastics Strategy - Draft Programme Published

The EuPC Packaging conference will take place on the 25th September in Brussels

European Plastics Converters (EuPC) presents the 2nd edition of its Plastics Packaging Conference on the 25th September 2018 in Brussels. Save the date to learn more about the implications of the EU Plastics Strategy for plastic packaging in Europe. Join the discussion and get exclusive insights on the industry's way forward after the Plastics Strategy. Representatives from the entire plastics value chain will share their vision for the transition to a more circular economy. 

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Draft Programme

09.00-10.00 Registration & Welcome Coffee

10.00-10.10 Introduction, David Baker (RPC), Chair EuPC Packaging Division

10.10-10.40 EU Plastics Strategy Update, William Neale, DG Environment, European Commission

10.40-11.10 Eco Design Guidelines, Denkstatt / Dr. Isabell Schmidt, IK e.V.

11.10-11.40 Coffee Break

11.40-12.10 Single-Use Plastics, Member of the European Parliament tbc

12.10-12.40 Tray to Tray Recycling, 4Pet

12.40-13.40 Lunch Break

13.40-14.10 Value Chain Collaboration for More Circularity, tbc

14.10-14.40 A retailer’s Vision Towards More Circularity, tbc

14.40-15.10 Danish Forum for Circular Plastic Packaging, Camilla Haustrup Hermansen, Pluspack

15.10-15.40 Coffee Break

15.40-16.10 Borealis’ Solutions for More Sustainable Plastic Packaging, Eugenio Longo, Borealis

16.10-16.20 Closing, David Baker, Chair EuPC Packaging Division


Location: Vleva Conference Room, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels

Time: 10.00 – 16.30


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About European Plastics Converters

EuPC is the EU-level Trade Association, based in Brussels, representing European Plastics Converters. Plastics converters (sometimes called "Processors") are the heart of the plastics industry. They manufacture plastics semi-finished and finished products for an extremely wide range of industrial and consumer markets - the automotive electrical and electronicpackaging, construction and healthcare industries, to name but a few.


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