MAIN STAGE
STREAM 1
STREAM 2
10:45
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY. WHAT ARE THE DRIVERS AND CHALLENGES IN THE EU PETROCHEMICALS INDUSTRY
New opportunities and strategies that will be key to reducing the petrochemical industry’s environmental impact. How do we include circularity into the whole value chain?

Moderator: Jan Willem Muller, Co-Founder, Infinity Recycling
  • KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
Outlook for circularity in the post-COVID world
Guy Bailey
Head of Intermediates and Applications
Wood Mackenzie
  • PRESENTATION
Winning in a Circular Economy: Practical steps for the Petrochemical Industry
Götz Erhardt
Senior Managing Director
Accenture
  • PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator:
Jan-Willem Muller
Co-Founder
Infinity Recycling
  • PANEL DISCUSSION
PANEL DISCUSSION: REGULATION & IDENTIFYING STANDARDS FOR RECYCLED PRODUCT
-How does the European Green Deal affect the petrochemicals industry?
-Identifying standards & traceability for the recycled plastic
-What is the difference between the product’s properties from chemical recycling and the needs of the petrochemicals industry?
Dorothée Arns
Director General
European association of chemical distributors
Guy Bailey
Head of Intermediates and Applications
Wood Mackenzie
Götz Erhardt
Senior Managing Director
Accenture
12:00
NETWORKING BREAK
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
12:30
STREAM 1: NEW BUSINESS MODELS & INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE AROUND CIRCULARITY
How to develop a win-win strategy for different stakeholders?

Moderator: James Martin, Principal Consultant, Circular Economy, Wood
STREAM 2: CIRCULAR CONSUMER PRODUCT DESIGN


This session will focus on questions like how to turn waste plastics into products again? How to design a product for recycling? What will a circular economy mean for branding?
STREAM 1: NEW BUSINESS MODELS & INVESTMENT LANDSCAPE AROUND CIRCULARITY
How to develop a win-win strategy for different stakeholders?

Moderator: James Martin, Principal Consultant, Circular Economy, Wood
  • PRESENTATION:
Circular economy: a key driver of Repsol chemicals
Rebeca Yuste
Senior Scientist, Technology Downstream Projects
Repsol Technology Lab


  • PRESENTATION:
Second Life Materials venture at DuPont: how an intrapraneurial circular economy growth model succeeds in a large company
Ley Richardson
Global Technology Leader, Circular Economy Venture
DuPont


  • PRESENTATION:
Should we “Go Dutch” to solve the plastic pollution?
Jan-Willem Muller
Co-Founder
Infinity Recycling


  • PANEL DISCUSSION
WHAT DO YOU NEED TO DO TO TRANSFORM THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY INTO MORE SUSTAINABLE FORM & HOW DO YOU FINANCE THAT?
-What needs to happen to make plastics circularity commercially viable for manufacturers as well as consumers of plastics


Moderator:
James Martin
Principal Consultant, Circular Economy
Wood


Discussion members:
Rebeca Yuste
Senior Scientist, Technology Downstream Projects
Repsol Technology Lab
Ley Richardson
Global Technology Leader, Circular Economy Venture
DuPont
Jan-Willem Muller
Co-Founder
Infinity Recycling


STREAM 2: CIRCULAR CONSUMER PRODUCT DESIGN


This session will focus on questions like how to turn waste plastics into products again? How to design a product for recycling? What will a circular economy mean for branding?
  • PRESENTATION:
Sustainable Development toward a Low-Carbon Circular Economy
Luíza Burns Barreto
Product Management, Market Development & Partnerships - Circular Economy
Braskem


  • PRESENTATION:
Circular economy solutions at Electrolux
Karl Edsjö
Director circular solutions
Electrolux


  • PRESENTATION:
L’Oreal For the Future sustainability commitments and its implication on the selection of future materials for cosmetic packaging
Cédric Dever
Packaging Materials Strategy Manager
L'Oréal


13:30
LUNCH AND ROUND TABLES
14:00
SPECIAL PRESENTATION: SKETCHING VISION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF CE IN PETROCHEMICALS COMPANIES
Irina Malashevskaya, Principal Research Analyst, IHS MARKIT
14:10
CIRCULARITY IN WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING
Feedstock will not only be barrel or shale gas, but it can also be a bin of waste plastics. Overcoming challenges in collecting, sorting, recycling, and designing circular products. How to collect, process, and reproduce it and sell it back again?

Moderator: Thomas Nuyts, Global Product Manager Engineering Plastics, Domo Chemicals
  • PRESENTATION
Closing the loop at Michelin experience: polymer applications
Christophe Durand
Senior Manager Strategy & New Business
MICHELIN - Sustainable Materials
  • JOINT PRESENTATION:
Enabling a circular economy through an open standard in the plastics industry with privacy at its heart
Burkhard Zimmermann
Head of Resin, Digital Transformation & Sustainability at BU Polycarbonates
Covestro
Mesbah Sabur
Founder
Circularise
Thomas Nuyts
Global Product Manager Engineering Plastics
Domo Chemicals
  • PANEL DISCUSSION:
Moderator:
Thomas Nuyts
Global Product Manager Engineering Plastics
Domo Chemicals
  • PANEL DISCUSSION:
GLOBAL TRADE OF POST-CONSUMER RESIN (PCR). WHAT ARE THE CHALLENGES?

- Can PCR be industry-driven or does it need a legislation driven environment to achieve a change?
- How to become profitable with products containing high quantities of PCR?
Christophe Durand
Senior Manager Strategy & New Business
MICHELIN - Sustainable Materials
Burkhard Zimmermann
Head of Resin, Digital Transformation & Sustainability at BU Polycarbonates
Covestro
Mesbah Sabur
Founder
Circularise
15:10
NETWORKING BREAK
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.
15:40
CHEMICAL RECYCLING
Moderator: Philip de Smedt, Sector Group Manager, Petrochemicals Europe
  • PRESENTATION
OMV ReOil project
Stefan Pirker
Head of plastic to oil
OMV
Wolfgang Hofer
New Technology; Driving member of the Refinery Innovation Team
OMV


  • PRESENTATION
Chemical recycling technology at Clariter: plastic waste into value
Daria Frączak
R&D Manager
Clariter


  • PRESENTATION
Borealis, thinking circular to close the loop
Stephan Roest
Strategic Platform Leader Circular Economy Solutions (CES)
Borealis


17:00
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