Schedule of Events

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference - Europe

Times, sessions and speakers are subject to change.

08:00 AM – 09:00 AM
Registration Opens and Welcome Coffee
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Europe and its Place in the Global Economy

An examination of the European economy and its place in the wider global framework, including its interaction with China, India and other developing regions.

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sector Analysis: Packaging

The factors influencing how brand owners and retailers design their packaging, including environmental concerns, will be the focus of this portion of the program.

12:00 PM – 13:30 PM
Networking Lunch
13:30 PM – 14:30 PM
Sector Analysis: Paper and Board Production

A look at European and global mill capacity utilization and investments and how such activity is impacting where paper and board is being produced.

14:30 PM – 15:30 PM
Sector Analysis: Polymer Production

Global and European polymer production and demand trends, analyzing both virgin materials production and demand trends for R-Polymers, will be examined in this session.

15:30 PM – 16:00 PM
Networking Break
16:00 PM – 17:30 PM
Trade Winds and Headwinds

After Brexit, National Sword and the Trump tariffs in 2018 and 2019, can 2020 bring better news for those engaging in global trade? These presentations and the following panel discussion will examine that question.

17:30 PM – 18:30 PM
Opening Welcome/Drinks Reception
18:30 PM – 21:30 PM
Delegates are welcome to enjoy dinner on their own in Barcelona
08:30 AM – 09:00 AM
Registration Opens and Welcome Coffee
09:00 AM – 10:30 AM
R-Polymer Consumer Panel

Representatives from Europe’s and the world’s growing plastic scrap consumer sector will discuss developments in the fast-changing world of recycled-content polymers production.

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Paper Mill Buyers Panel
12:30 PM
Close of Conference