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19th GEPET

Greater Europe PET Resin Trade, Applications & Recycling

11-12 Apr, 2018 - Budapest, HUNGARY

Courtyard by Marriott Budapest City Center

11 Apr, 2018 - Wednesday
08:00

Registration

09:00

Chairman’s Introduction

09:05

Bottled Water & Energy Drink Market in Hungary, Packaging Trends and Our Green Mission including Developments for the Future

Károly Riedlmayer, Manufacturing Director
Aquarius -Aqua Kft
09:45

Innovative & Sustainable Solutions for PET Sheet & Thermoformed Products

Dinis Mota, CEO
Coexpan
10:10

Discussion followed by Morning Coffee

10:40

Global PET market, pricing trends and raw materials outlook

Daniel Stricker, Head of Market Research
KI Group
11:15

Isosorbide and its Amazing Application with PET

Nicolas Jacquel, Research Engineer
ROQUETTE Frères
11:50

Topic to be advised

Frigel

12:15

Discussion followed by Lunch

Sponsored by

14:00

Future of Smart Packaging Revolution in a Circular Economy and the Opportunities it Can Present to the PET Packaging Industry

  • The benefits of digital identities packaging from materials sourcing to minimizing food waste, shelf life to recycling

Niall Murphy, Founder & CEO
Evrythng
14:30

Latest trends in PET containers design in Poland & Greater Europe

Witold Rosiak, Business Development Manager
PETBottle S.P z.o.o
15:00

Cutting Edge Innovation in Bio-Based MEG from Sugar

Tore Sylvester Jeppesen, Business Development Director- New Chemicals and Materials
Haldor Topsoe A/S
15:30

Discussion followed by Afternoon Tea

16:00

Bio-Succinic Acid as a Drop in Alternative to IPA for PET Resins

  • Strategy to accelerate the deployment of our bio-succinic acid technology on a global scale

Will Raymond, Regional Sales Manager EMEA
BioAmber Inc (HQ)
16:30

PET Recycling Market in Hungary, Collection Rates & Infrastructure and an Update on the RecyPET Recycling Project

 

Zentai Laszlo, Project Manager
RECY-PET Hungary
17:00

Topic to be advised

Starlinger

17:30

Discussion. End of Day 1

18:00

Networking Cocktail Reception for ALL Speakers & Participants

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12 Apr, 2018 - Thursday
08:25

Chairman’s Introduction

08:30

Sustainability in the Textiles Industry – Innovations from Polyester & Biofibers for Automotive & Textiles Applications

Wim De Donder, Purchasing Manager
DS Fibres
09:00

Commitment from the Textiles and Global Brands to Increase Use of Recycled Polyester (rPET) by at Least 25 Percent by 2020

  • Where will the rPET come from ?

  • Challenges in achieving the target  

Karla Magruder, President
Fabrikology International
09:30

Discussion followed by Morning Coffee

10:00

Update on the Chinese Scrap Plastics Import Ban

  • How will China fill the gap for their domestic demand
  • How will it increase domestic collection volumes and alternative sources ?

Steve Wong, Executive President
China Scrap Plastics Association
10:30

Panel Discussion

Advancing the Recycling of Plastics in Europe & Transitioning Towards a More Circularity Platform for PET

  • Making plastics circular – engagement of all stakeholders in quality recycling
  • Expansion of recycling facilities
  • Recent developments in chemically recycling PET
Led by

Antonino Furfari, Managing Director
Plastics Recyclers Europe
11:15

Catch Plastics Initiative and How the PET Industry can Work Together to Reduce Ocean Plastics Waste

Edward Kosior, Managing Director
Nextek Limited
11:45

Final Discussion & followed by Lunch

12:25

End of Conference

12 Apr, 2018 - Thursday

Optional Site Visit to Recy-PET

12:35

Leave Hotel ( Courtyard Marriott Budapest city centre )

15:00

Arrive RecyPET Karcag ( Tour for 2 hours )

17:00

Leave RecyPET

19:30

Arrive Courtyard Marriott

DISCLAIMER
It may be necessary for reasons beyond CMT's control to alter the content, timings, dates or venue of an event. CMT will not accept liability for any kind of disruptions or any claims whatsoever and in such circumstances CMT's normal cancellation terms apply.
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Feedstock suppliers (PX/PTA/MEG), PET resin producers & suppliers, Polyester manufacturers, Polymer/ Petrochemical traders, Converters & preform manufacturers, Technology providers, Recycling companies, Bottlers/fillers, Brand owners

Contact Us

Grace Oh
Marketing Manager 
grace@cmtsp.com.sg
(65) 63469147

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