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10:00
ON-BOARDING SESSION
In this short introduction, Globuc will provide information on how to navigate through the virtual platform; how to watch presentations; how to create 1-2-1 video meetings and other benefits.
10:15
WELCOME SPEECH
10:30
BIRD'S-EYE VIEW ON THE PLASTICS CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • SESSION MODERATOR
Jan-Willem Muller
Co-Founder
Infinity Recycling
  • Circular business models: a tour of the emerging landscape
Götz Erhardt
Senior Managing Director
Accenture
  • Plastics in the new Circular Economy Action Plan
PAULO DA SILVA LEMOS
Policy Officer, DG Environment
EUROPEAN COMMISSION
  • WRAP – catalysing circularity through supply chain collaboration
Helen Bird
Strategic Engagement Manager
WRAP
Peter Skelton
Strategic Partnerships Manager
WRAP
LIVE Q&A SESSION
11:30
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
Find your best way to get engaged with the conference attendees using online networking tools! Schedule 1:1 or group video calls or visit the event partners on their virtual stands.
BUSINESS NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour, join the exhibitors for presentations and engage in discussions.
12:00
ADVANCED RECYCLING TECHNOLOGIES: PART 1
  • SESSION MODERATOR
Inari Seppa
Innovation Director
Eastman
  • Advanced recycling technologies: overview of where and how these processes are operated today.
Christine Leveque
Independent expert
ADVINSS
  • Chemical recycling and recovery: environmental impact and regulation
Shanar Tabrizi
Chemical Recycling & Fuels Policy Officer
Zero Waste Europe
  • ChemCycling™ - from plastic waste to virgin grade products
Christian Lach
Project Lead ChemCycling
BASF
  • We see possible: How LyondellBasell is advancing innovative sustainable solutions.
Andreas Neumann
R&D Strategic Program Lead
LyondellBasell
LIVE Q&A SESSION
13:00
START-UPS CONTEST
Being a start-up company is not easy at all, competing with industry majors and having little funds at hand. Start-up companies will present their technology, process, or product to accelerate the transition to a circular economy.
  • SESSION MODERATOR
EVNIKA POLOVINKINA
Managing Director
GLOBUC
  • START-UPS:
Inés de Artacho
Head of Communication
RECIRCULAR
Akshay Patel
Co-founder
SIMREKA
Anna Bespalova
Business Development Manager
ACROLAB TECHNOLOGY
  • JUDGES PANEL:
Christopher El Khoury
Circular Economy Analyst
INTESA SANPAOLO INNOVATION CENTER
Jeroen Kelder
Partner
Infinity Recycling
DRIES VAN GHELUWE
Business Development Advisor
PORT OF ANTWERP
13:40
RECYCLING TECHNOLOGIES: PART 2
  • SESSION MODERATOR:
Gaukhar Tulegenova
Project Manager
Globuc
  • New purification in chemical recycling processes.
Luis Hoffmann
Technologist Polymer Recycling
Sulzer Chemtech
  • The full potential of mechanical recycling: ADVANCED mechanical recycling.
Volker Rehrmann
EVP, Head of Recycling/Mining & Circular Economy
TOMRA
  • Concerted efforts in unlocking circularity. Proven closed-loop recycling technologies for food packaging.
Julien Renvoise
Global Circularity Manager for Plastics
TRINSEO
  • The benefits of hydrothermal upgrading in the advanced recycling of plastic waste.
Oliver Borek
Managing Director – Europe
MURA
14:50
VIRTUAL MEETINGS AND EXPO VISIT
VIRTUAL 1-2-1 MEETINGS & NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour, join the exhibitors for presentations and engage in discussions.
15:10
INTEGRATING WASTE RECYCLING WITH EXISTING OIL REFINING INFRASTRUCTURE
  • SESSION MODERADOR
Anthony Schiavo
Senior Analyst
Lux Research
  • Recycling, we want it all
Frans Stokman
Executive Director
Petrochemicals Europe
Henk Pool
Innovation Manager
Cefic
  • ReOil® – OMV´s experience with refinery integrated chemical recycling.
Wolfgang Hofer
New Technology; Driving member of the Refinery Innovation Team
OMV
  • How to produce oil from waste plastics and where to use it
Ilya Aranovich
Director Business Strategy
Lummus Technology
  • CreaSolv® EPS Recycling Technology – Bridging the gap between mechanical and chemical recycling of Expanded Polystyrene
KAROL KERRANE
Business Development Director
EPC Engineering & Technologies
LIVE Q&A SESSION
16:10
INDUSTRY QUIZ & PRIZE DRAW
Let’s have some fun at our informal Industry Quiz. Check how much you know about the circular economy - the winner won’t leave without a prize from us.
16:30
END OF DAY 1
10:00
INCORPORATING CIRCULARITY TO CREATE SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING
  • SESSION MODERATOR
Stuart Foster
CEO
RECOUP
  • Policy drivers for increased circularity.
JAMIE FRY
Policy Analyst
ZERO WASTE SCOTLAND
  • Applying mass balance approach in plastics recycling.
Trevor Davis
Head of Marketing, Consumer Products
Borealis
  • Navigating a sustainable future for packaging.
Hans van Bochove
Vice-President Public Affairs and Government Relations
COCA COLA EUROPEAN PARTNERS
LIVE Q&A SESSION
10:40
ROUND TABLE BRAINSTORMING DISCUSSION: WHERE DO WE STAND TODAY AND HOW ARE WE GOING TO MEET TARGETS?
  • How do we scale plastics recycling with advanced recycling technologies?
  • DISCUSSION MODERATOR:
Stuart Foster
CEO
RECOUP
  • DISCUSSION MEMBERS
Sukhdev Saini
Packaging Lead
Colgate Palmolive
DAVID BUCKBY
Senior Research Analyst, Films & Flexible Packaging
WOOD MACKENZIE
DEBASISH MANDAL
Regional R&D Functional Lead. Packaging Predevelopment & Sustainability
BEIERSDORF
11:10
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
BUSINESS NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour, join the exhibitors for presentations and engage in discussions.
11:30
DIGITAL CIRCULAR ECONOMY
  • SESSION MODERATOR
Sonia Segura
Technical Advisor in Circular Economy
Repsol
  • How to boost demand for recycled materials with standardisation and certification.
Francesca Poggiali
Public Policy Europe Coordinator
GS1
  • Digital Watermarks Initiative HolyGrail 2.0 – pioneering digital watermarks for smart packaging recycling in the EU
Eva Schneider
Sustainability & Communications Manager and HolyGrail 2.0 Project Coordinator
AIM – European Brands Association
An Vossen
Executive Manager and HolyGrail 2.0 Technical Project Manager
Plarebel
  • Closing the plastic waste data gap.
Praveen Hariharan
ASEAN Industrial Sector & Sustainability lead
IBM
Nicholas Kolesch
Vice President, Projects
ALLIANCE TO END PLASTIC WASTE
LIVE Q&A SESSION
12:30
NETWORKING BREAK AND EXPO VISIT
BUSINESS NETWORKING
Before the event, you will have access to the virtual platform to schedule 1:1 meetings or small group meetings in advance. Nail your elevator pitch, share some valuable experience, and leave with meaningful connections.
EXPO AREA EVENTS
Take a seat and enjoy the virtual exhibition tour, join the exhibitors for presentations and engage in discussions.
13:00
PLASTICS VALUE CHAIN COLLABORATION CASES
  • SESSION MODERATOR
Alejandra Noren
Head of Partners Management
Neste
  • Total’s ambition for recycled polymers supported by partnerships.
Sebastien Bariller
Vice President Polymers / Low Carbon Solutions
TOTAL
  • Port of Antwerp: the circular hotspot
JESSICA GERRITSEN
Port Area Development Expert
PORT OF ANTWERP
DRIES VAN GHELUWE
Business Development Advisor
PORT OF ANTWERP
  • Sustainable luxury packaging and circularity.
Sushil Iyer
Vice President, Global Packaging
The Estée Lauder Companies
  • CLOSING PRESENTATION:
The future of plastics: circular economy and CO2 scenarios
Ilhan Savut
Associate, Advanced Materials
BloombergNEF
LIVE Q&A SESSION
14:00
END OF THE CONFERENCE
DAY 2 | 11 MARCH 2021

9.00 am - 2.00 pm BST
10.00 am - 3.00 pm CET