Programme

Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference Europe 2022

08:00 – 09:00

Registration Opens and Welcome Coffee
General Session

09:00 – 09:15

Welcome Remarks
General Session

09:15 – 10:30

Recycling’s Role in the Green Deal
General Session

Recycling appears to be a natural fit with the EU Green Deal, but what lies hidden in the policy that could present challenges for processors and traders?

Brian Taylor
Moderator Brian Taylor Senior Editor Recycling Today Media Group, United States/Singapore View Bio
Andreas Krawczik
Speaker Andreas Krawczik Board Director European Waste Management Association (FEAD), Belgium/Netherlands View Bio
Ulrich Leberle
Speaker Ulrich Leberle Raw Materials Director Confederation of European Paper Industries (CEPI), Belgium View Bio

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break
General Session
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11:00 – 12:00

Sector Analysis: Packaging
General Session

Plastic is under pressure, and paperboard may stand to gain. How are regional policies and corporate sensibilities combining to influence the packaging materials winners and losers in the new decade?

Susan Cornish
Speaker Susan Cornish President Insight + Action LLC, United States View Bio
Sebastien Ricard
Speaker Sebastien Ricard Associate Director Havas Paris, France View Bio
Jurgita Girzadiene
Speaker Jurgita Girzadiene Sustainability Manager Smurfit Kappa, Ireland/Lithuania View Bio

12:00 – 13:30

Networking Lunch
General Session
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13:30 – 14:30

The Paper Chain within Europe (and beyond)
General Session

Packaging board capacity is growing in Europe and beyond. How are collectors and traders adjusting to serve this growing market?

Bill Moore
Moderator / Speaker Bill Moore President Moore & Associates, United States View Bio
Luigi Trombetta
Speaker Luigi Trombetta Sales Manager PfR European Trading Ekman Italia, Sweden/Italy View Bio
Hrishikesh Vora
Speaker Hrishikesh Vora CEO Adler Paper, India View Bio
John van den Heuvel
Speaker John van den Heuvel Managing Director Peute Recycling, Netherlands View Bio

14:30 – 15:30

Plastic: A Scramble to Close Loops
General Session

In this session, we will examine the investments being made in the new decade to boost the recycling rate of plastic in its many applications.

Moderator Martijn Reintjes Chief Editor Recycling International, Netherlands View Bio
Max Craipeau
Speaker Max Craipeau CEO Greencore Resources Limited, Singapore/Indonesia/France/Poland View Bio
Jacob Rognhaug
Speaker Jacob Rognhaug Vice President – Public Affairs System Design TOMRA Systems ASA, Norway View Bio
Ben Kras
Speaker Ben Kras CEO/General Manager Kras Recycling BV, Netherlands View Bio
Bram Snijders
Speaker Bram Snijders Head of Investments Infinity Recycling View Bio

15:30 – 16:00

Networking Break
General Session
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16:00 – 17:30

Walls and Bridges: Trade in the 2020s
General Session

Governments around the world are crafting policies to protect and nurture constituent industries, and for perceived environmental benefits. Where is paper and plastic scrap flowing as a result?

Simon Ellin
Moderator Simon Ellin Chief Executive The Recycling Association/IWPP Ltd/UKSSA, United Kingdom View Bio
Shailesh Gothal
Speaker Shailesh Gothal Division Head - Paper Gemini Corporation, Belgium View Bio
Marc Ehrlich
Speaker Marc Ehrlich CEO VIPA Lausanne S. A., Switzerland View Bio
Robert Powell
Speaker Robert Powell Managing Director Miro Logistics Ltd., United Kingdom View Bio

17:30 – 18:30

Opening Welcome/Drinks Reception
General Session
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08:30 – 09:00

Registration Opens and Welcome Coffee
General Session

09:00 – 10:30

R-Polymer Consumer Panel
General Session

Representatives from plastic scrap reprocessing firms discuss emerging supply and demand dynamics in an era of growing mechanical and chemical plastics recycling activity.

DeAnne Toto
Moderator DeAnne Toto Editorial Director Recycling Today Media Group, United States View Bio
James Marshall
Panelist James Marshall Commercial Manager Fiberight Limited, United Kingdom View Bio
Jeremy (Jez) Blake
Panelist Jeremy (Jez) Blake Managing Director Berry Circular Polymers, United Kingdom View Bio
Samuel Martinez
Panelist Samuel Martinez Chief Revenue Officer Greenback Recycling Technologies Ltd., United Kingdom View Bio
Speaker Philippe De Munter Head of Sales Tesil Fibres s.r.o - Czech Republic View Bio

10:30 – 11:00

Networking Break
General Session
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11:00 – 12:30

Paper Mill Buyers Panel
General Session

This popular roundtable discussion allows paper and board mill fiber buyers to talk about recovered fiber demand, material quality and expectations for the future of their industry.

Bill Moore
Moderator Bill Moore President Moore & Associates, United States View Bio
Hans Wortman
Panelist Hans Wortman Head of PfR Sourcing WEPA View Bio
Leon Graff
Panelist Leon Graff Managing Director Smurfit Kappa Recycling Benelux & UK, Ireland/Belgium View Bio
Abilfazal  Jani
Panelist Abilfazal Jani Director Paperlink International Limited, India View Bio
Panelist Jean-Francois Serre Supply and Logistics Director Norske Skog Golbey, France/Norway View Bio

12:30

Close of Conference
General Session