21st GEPET Polyester & Recycling,

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Rescheduled of event 21st GEPET Polyester & Recycling
  • Networking Reception Sponsor
    Viscotec
  • Exhibitor
    Viscotec
  • Promotion Partner
    www.plastech.pl

08:00

Registration for 21st GEPET delegates

09:00

Chairman's Introduction

09:05

Global PepsiCo Sustainability Program – An update

Ivan Filatkin, R&D Packaging Development Manager

PepsiCo Europe

09:45

Digimarc Barcode: Giving plastics a ‘digital recycling passport’ for increased collections and intelligent sorting

Larry Logan, Chief Evangelist / CMO

Digimarc

10:15

Discussion followed by Morning Coffee

10:50

Regulatory challenges & solutions for sustainability and circular economy

i) Russia

Ovsyannikov Sergei, Sustainable Development, Senior Expert

OJSC Sibur Holding - (Corporate HQ)

ii) France
  • New eco framework on biobased and biodegradables
  • Alternative packaging choices for brandowners

Valentin Fournel, R & D Director

CITEO

11:50

Food packaging trends – impact of sustainability commitments on choice of packaging material

12:20

Circular Intelligence - Closing the loop in thermoform recycling

Speaker to be confirmed
Viscotec

12:50

Discussion followed by Lunch

14:00

Increasing commitments to use rPET while virgin PET chain capacity surges

  • will plummeting virgin prices threaten recycling ?
  • increasing rPET content and the challenge for consumers to pay premium
  • What changes and which regions/products will pay high prices for RPET and which will go for increasingly cheap virgin 

Stewart Hardy, Senior Consultant

Nexant

14:40

The environmental contribution of plastics packaging , on-going recycling projects in Italy

  • what would be the available rPet volume in 2025
  • new R&D projects on recycling
  • clarifying the new tax on Virgin plastics

Antonello Ciotti, President

Corepla

15:10

Developments on sustainable textiles

  • how much recycled PET goes into polyester/textiles business
  • From the perspective of the textiles industry - how is the industry practicing sustainability, are there any developments on textiles-to-textiles recycling

Mauro Scalia, Director Sustainable Businesses

European Apparel and Textile Confederation

15:40

Discussion followed by Tea

16:15

Mono material hot fill cups from foamed PET

Max-Phillip Lutz, Product Manager

SML Maschinengesellschaft mbH

16:45

Innovations in Recycling of Multilayer PET

Sergio Collado Canas, Head of Engineering & R&D

Sulayr Global Service SL

17:15

End of Day 1


17:45 - 18:45 hrs. Networking Reception
for all Speakers & Participants

HOSTED BY 

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09:00

Chairman’s Remarks

09:05

Ensuring traceability and transparency in the incorporation of recycled PET into new trays

Mercedes Gómez Paniagua, Managing Director

Plastic Sense Foundation

09:40

Continuing innovations in 100% rPET trays with focus on mono material & recyclable structures

María de Guía Blanco, Chemical Engineer of the R & D Department

SP Group

10:10

Axens - Rewind PET

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Romain Roux, Advisor to CTO – New Market Development

Axens

10:45

Discussion followed by Morning Coffee

11:15

Role of Chemical Recycling in today’s PET environment

Ajay Dashputre, Executive Vice President

Chemtex International Inc (HQ)

11:45

Aromatics from all waste plastics – for the production of new PET

Dr. David Sudolsky, Founder, President & CEO

Anellotech Inc

12:15

All-in-one chemical recycling solution for mixed polyester textiles

Dr. Fanny Liao, Senior Vice President of RD

Far Eastern New Century Corporation

12:45

Revolutionary enhanced chemical recycling technology, Cooperation with brandowners & Regulatory landscape

  • recycling ocean marine plastics of any quality back to high-quality plastic that can be used for food or beverage packaging

Mr. Jeroen Bulk, CFO

Ioniqa Technologies B.V

13:15

Final Discussion

13:20

End of Conference. Followed by Lunch

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