The 5th Edition of ACI’s European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place on 14th – 15th February 2018 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The two day event specially designed to bring together senior executives, key industry experts, researchers and bioplastic manufacturers, to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of bioenvironmental polymer engineering, most recent innovations, trends and concern as well as solutions adopted in the sector.
It’s also provides platform to meet experts form other industries such food & beverage, product & packaging and automotive to discuss the latest strategies on commercialisation, application and market access of biopolymer products and methods to overcome current market challenges and maximise the opportunities.
The previous editions brought together industry professional from companies including Novamont, BASF, Biotec, Nature Work, BIO Amber, Braskem, DuPont, Kaneka, Nestlé, Danone, Nippon Gohsei Europe GmbH, Corbion, FkuR Kunstoff GmbH and many more.
Confirmed Topics for Discussion:
Karlheinz Hausmann, Global Sustainability Technology Leader DuPont Packaging And Industrial Polymers, DuPont
Maurizio Cocchi, Associate, European Biomass Industry Association
Confirmed Speakers Include:
Maira Magnani, Advanced Materials & Processes, Ford Research & Innovation Center
Lidia Garcia, Head of Biopolymers, BARBARA coordinator, AITIIP
Berta Gonzalvo Bas, Head of Research, AITIIP
Sarah Montes, Coordinator of KARMA 2020 Project, Polymers & Composite Unit, CIDETEC
Wladimir Moraes, Marketing Director, Bio Amber
Patrick Zimmermann, Director Marketing & Sales, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH
Patrice Conner,Senior Project Manager in Standardization, AFNOR Standardization
Christian P. Lenges, Business Development Manager, DuPont
Bert Clymans, Business Development Manager Europe, Total Corbion PLA bv
Bruno De Wilde, Lab Manager, OWS (Organic Waste System)
David Thomas, Senior Scientist, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
Elena Benedetti, Product Application, AEP Polymers srl
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