Recycled Packaging for Food Contact,

18-19 Sep, 2019 - Brussels, BELGIUM

Novotel Brussels City Centre

  • Supporting Organisation
    Nextek
  • Networking Reception Sponsor
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  • Exhibitor
    Viscotec
  • Exhibitor
    Green Line International
  • Promotion Partner
    www.recovery-worldwide.com
  • Promotion Partner
    www.giiresearch.com/material_report.shtml
  • Promotion Partner
    www.greenjournal.co.uk
  • Promotion Partner
    https://www.greenmatch.co.uk/solar-energy/solar-panels
  • Promotion Partner
    www.polycomply-hoechst.com

18 Sep, 2019 - Wednesday

09:00

Chairman’s Remarks

09:05

Making sense of current EU regulations on food grade packaging materials and the need to integrate with the circular economy objectives

  • addressing current problems and the need for harmonised, independent, regulation of all chemicals in Food Contact applications

Ms. Rachida Semail, Partner

Keller & Heckman

09:40

Testing of Non Intentionally Added Substances (NIAS) in Plastic Food Contact Materials (FCM)

Dr. Udo Krischke, Global Technical Manager /Operational Integrity Manager

SGS - Germany Gmbh

10:10

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:40

Safety assessment of not-identified substances leaching from polymers, within the research project Migratox

Elisa Mayrhofer

OFI - Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik

11:10

Panel Discussion – Ensuring better enforcement & control to prevent contamination

  • from waste management
  • mixing of non-food plastics to food grade
  • from legacy chemicals
  • improving transparency of scientific studies relating to approval of recycling processes
Led by:

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

Panelists:

Floriana Cimmarusti, Secretary General

SAFE - Safe Food Advocacy Europe A.S.B.L.

Inviting: Waste Management Cos

11:40

Optimising rPET in packaging for food contact applications

  • Managing risk for brandowners introducing recycled packaging into the market
  • Conducting trials on prototyped packaging with varying levels of recycled content

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

12:10

Standard risk assessment analysis in ABA structures using recycled PET

Paolo Glerean, PET Sheet Sales Director

Aliplast S.p.a.

12:40

Discussion followed by Lunch

14:00

Flexible Packaging – how regulations can impact its role in the circular economy & usage in food packaging

 

Robert Broughton, Product Safety Manager

Amcor

14:40

Challenges in using recycled plastic into food – Nestle perspective

Dr. Lionel Spack, Senior Food Contact Materials Expert

Nestle Suisse SA

15:10

Discussion followed by Tea

15:50

Compostable film for food packaging made from waste crustacean shell

Andrew King, Head of Marketing

CuanTec Ltd

New sustainable packaging Innovations in Waitrose including our collaboration with Cuantec

Nikki Grainge, Packaging Development Manager

Waitrose & Partners

16:50

Viscotec ( topic to be confirmed )

17:20

End of Day One

17:30

Networking Reception for all Speakers and Participants

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19 Sep, 2019 - Thursday

08:25

Chairman’s Remarks

08:30

Chemical recycling options including addressing purity requirements

Dr. Uwe Blumenstein, Industry Advocacy, Chemicals in Products

BASF SE

09:05

Advanced sorting technology for separation of food grade materials including developments in rPP for food contact

Prof. Dr. Edward Kosior, Managing Director

Nextek Limited

09:40

Developing food grade quality rHDPE from OceanBound Plastics

Sandra Lewis, Director of Business Development

Envision Plastics (HQ)

10:20

Discussion followed by Coffee

10:50

UK regulatory perspective on recycled packaging/plastics for food contact

 

Timothy Chandler, Senior Scientific Officer - Food Contact Materials

Food Standards Agency

11:20

The recycling black plastics journey – how far have we come

Mr. Jeremy Blake, Head of Recycling Assets (Polymers & Papers)

Viridor Resource Management Ltd

11:50

New fully-recyclable solutions with improved barrier properties and new functionalities from renewable sources

Senior Representative
AIMPLAS

12:20

Final Discussion

12:30

Lunch

14:00

End of Conference

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