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Future of Polyolefins Summit 2020

Date: 22nd January 2020 - 23rd January 2020 Location: Brussels - Belgium

With the increased attention on plastic & waste from the public, the polyolefins industry is facing many changes, not only from a regulation perspective, but also in designing products meeting sustainability & circular economy targets.  The entire value chain now needs to adapt to this new era for plastics in order to thrive and make a positive impact on the planet.

All these changes, and other pressing matters in the industry, will be addressed at ACI’s 8th edition of the Future of Polyolefins Summit, taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on the 22nd & 23rd January 2020.

Over the two days, the participants will discuss the trends of the polyolefins industry and its end-products, and of course  how to implement the circular economy targets at each step of the value chain.

The conference will also discuss how to maintain performance whilst aiming for recyclability of materials; efficiently using recycled materials; design & performance for polyolefin based plastic; as well as recycling technologies.

This new edition will bring together senior executives from petrochemical companies, plastic converters, technology providers, chemical intermediate suppliers, researchers, as well as other influential stakeholders from the value chain.

Join us in Brussels for two days of exchanging perspectives, learning and excellent networking opportunities with your peers.

Details

Start:
22nd January 2020
End:
23rd January 2020
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Contact

Name:
Tim Rowley-Evans – Delegate Sales
Phone:
+44 20 3141 0614
Email:
Name:
Mohammad Ahsan – Registration, Marketing & Media
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0606
Email:
Name:
Sam Cormack – Sponsorship
Phone:
+44 (0) 20 3141 0626
Email:
Name:
Lauriane Pardoux – Content
Phone:
+44 (0)20 3141 0632
Email:
Name:
Jayme Burns – Logistics
Phone:
+44 (0) 203 141 0640
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Venue

We will confirm the venue approximately 4-6 weeks before the event to ensure we find the most suitable space because numbers can vary dramatically. There will be a discounted accommodation rate for conference attendees.
Brussels, Belgium

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For this 8th edition of the event, we have gathered some key industry players to form an advisory committee and help us build the conference agenda, on top of our research.

  • Maria Ciliberti, VP Marketing & New Business Development, Borealis
  • Richard Cowling, Managing Director, Hellyar Plastics
  • Paula Sanabria Luque, Project Manager, Circular Economy – Global Sustainability, LyondellBasell
  • Krisztina Petrenyine Szabo, Downstream Business Development Director, MOL
  • Agnes Vizi, Category Head Plastics, Business Unit Procurement Manager Consumer Packaging, Mondi Group
  • Andrea Verazzi, Marketing Director Polyethylene, Versalis

 

  • The Polyolefins Market
  • Factors Influencing the Olefins Supply
  • Current & Future Regulations framing the Polyolefins & Plastic Industries
  • Tackling Plastic Waste & Ocean Pollution across the World
  • How to Efficiently Recycle Polyolefins-based Products
  • Polyolefins Products Design: Using Recycled Materials & Ensuring Recyclability
  • Analysing the Sustainability Efforts Made by the Industry
  • Focus on Polyolefins Compounding
  • Exploring the Trends in Polyolefins End-use

 

  • Karlheinz Hausmann, R&D Fellow, Dow
  • Adijata Kovacevic, Market Expert, Strategic & Digital Marketing, Borealis
  • Peter Callais, VP Global Sales, Townsend Solutions
  • Werner Bosmans, Policy Officer – Circular Economy, European Commission
  • Silvia Freni Sterrantino, Senior Legal & Regulatory Affairs Manager, EuPC – European Plastics Converters
  • Rinus de Kok, Commercial Director, PRS
  • Peter Sundt, Secretary General, EPRO – European Association of Plastics Recycling & Recovery Organisation
  • Gaëlle Nuttall, Environmental Sustainability Manager, Nestlé Waters
  • Wendy Lebegge, Responsible Care Manager, Sumitomo Chemical
  • Paolo Glerean, Business Devleopment & Institutional Affairs, Aliplast & Board Member, Plastics Recyclers Europe
  • Krisztina Petrényiné Szabó, Downstream Business Development Director, MOL
  • François Chambon, Global Strategic Marketing Manager PE, ExxonMobil
  • Graham Houlder, Project Co-ordinator, Workstream Consultant, CEFLEX
  • Just Jansz, Founder & MD, Expertise Beyond Borders BV
  • Venetia Spencer, Secretary General, PCEP – Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform
  • Martijn Gipmans, Principal Consultant & Team Lead, Thinkstep
  • Çiğdem Zeytin Derin, Expert And Upstream Strategy Leader “Commodity Polymers”, Renault

 

If you would like to be considered as a speaker for the event with a 30-45 minute presentation, please submit an abstract for consideration to:

Lauriane Pardoux

+44 (0)20 3141 0632

Email: [email protected]

 

 

 

PRS Return System is part of Faber Halbertsma Group, Europe’s #1 integrated full-service pooler and producer of pallets and boxes.

With a history dating back to 1891, this Dutch family business operates three pooling networks amongst which it’s PRS Return System.

The PRS Return System was initiated 25 years ago by the European Polymer industry. It is an efficient and reliable pooling system for users of CP-type pallets in the polymer sector across Europe and Turkey. With network partners like Borealis, LyondellBasell, Ineos, Versalis, Repsol , Total and many others, PRS has contributed to sustainability by strongly growing pallet re-use and reducing packaging waste for more than 20 years.

PRS Return System  has been and still is a front runner in the development  of circular economy models, promoting recovery and continual re-use of durable standardize packaging by managing an efficient and sustainable pooling network. To emphasize the contribution to a better environment and to improve the effectiveness of the return system, the PRS Green Label has been launched in 2019.

https://www.prs-pooling.com/en/

https://www.prs-pooling.com/prs-news-en/20615/circularity-is-trending-but-how-to-activate-your-supply-chain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nZzz9VucuJw&feature=youtu.be

 


 

 

thinkstep

Sustainability Consulting, Software and Data

thinkstep, a Sphera company, enables organizations worldwide to succeed sustainably. Our industry-leading corporate sustainability and product stewardship software, data and consulting services help businesses drive operational excellence, product innovation, brand value and regulatory compliance.

With a global presence in 20 countries, we serve more than 8,000 companies, with 45 percent of the Fortune 100, including BASF, Hewlett-Packard, Interface, Renault, Siemens and Unilever.

We provide the world’s largest and most accurate sustainability databases and more than 20 years experience in professional consulting.

www.thinkstep.com

 


 

ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.

If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!

For commercial opportunities, please contact:

Sam Cormack

Tel: +44 203 141 0626

Email: [email protected]

 

Fecc is the voice of the Chemical Distribution Industry in Europe. With a growing membership of companies and national associations, Fecc represents around 1,600 companies of which many are small and medium sized companies (SMEs). Fecc and its members contribute to innovation and sustainability besides adding value in the supply chain, by sourcing, developing, marketing, and distributing a wide range of specialty chemicals and ingredients to over one million downstream users ranging from automotive, electronics, paint, construction to pharmaceutical, cosmetics, food and nutrition industries, each with their own specialised needs. The Chemical distribution industry in Europe employs more than 30,000 people and has an annual sales leverage of approximately €28 billion.

https://www.fecc.org/
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PlasticsEurope is one of the leading European trade associations with centres in Brussels, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan and Paris. We are networking with European and national plastics associations and have more than 100 member companies, producing over 90% of all polymers across the EU28 member states plus Norway, Switzerland and Turkey.

The European plastics industry makes a significant contribution to the welfare in Europe by enabling innovation, creating quality of life to citizens and facilitating resource efficiency and climate protection.

More than 1.5 million people are working in 60,000 companies (mainly small and medium sized companies in the converting sector) to create a turnover above 340 bn EUR per year. The plastics industry includes polymer producers – represented by PlasticsEurope, converters – represented by EuPC – and machine manufacturers – represented by EUROMAP.

For more information: www.plasticseurope.org

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Petrochemicals Europe is the Association of Petrochemical Producers in Europe and brings together some 90 member companies. These are companies manufacturing ethylene and propylene from steam cracking, other olefins, aromatics for chemical use, and first stage petrochemical derivatives and intermediates excluding polymers.

As the voice of the European petrochemical industry, our mission is to

– advocate for conditions that will allow the industry to operate successfully in a highly-competitive global environment

– raise awareness of the contribution of our industry to the European economy which provides essential raw materials for thousands of products produced by diverse industries, driving innovation and creating employment

– engage continuously with all our stakeholders in the pursuit of sustainable solutions.

Petrochemicals Europe is an industry sector of Cefic, the European Chemical Industry council, and based in Brussels.

Website: http://www.petrochemistry.eu


Established in 1933 the British Plastics Federation is the most powerful voice in the UK plastics industry with over 500 members across the plastics industry supply chain, including polymer producers and suppliers, additive manufacturers, recyclers, services providers, end users, plastics processors and machinery manufacturers.

The BPF promotes the interests of its members and addresses industry wide concerns including the environment, product safety and industrial health & safety.

http://www.bpf.co.uk/

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PlasticPortal.eu® is a portal for the plastics industry in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The main purpose of the portal is a comprehensive support managers in performing tasks related to sales promotion, finding the best solutions for the purchase of raw materials, machinery, equipment and search of human resources.

www.PlasticPortal.eu

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Packaging Herald is a state-of-the-art B2B magazine about news and contemporary trends in the packaging industry and related fields. Every two months it gives practical tips for daily business and provides readers with innovation insights. Its mission is to create communication and an information exchange platform for all participating parties that deal with packaging and related services: the packaging users, the packaging producers, packaging technology providers, designers, service partners and retailers.

The digital version of the magazine is distributed to 7200 registered readers. 63% of which are packaging users from various industries. They are usually decision makers in charge of vendor selection and corporate strategy including research and development. Therefore, each presentation in our magazine is a targeted form of promotion. It is a unique chance to raise the awareness of your product or service. The digital version of the catalogue can be downloaded from www.packagingherald.cz and readers have unlimited access to the magazine archive. The portal www.packagingherald.cz  also offers segment news on a daily basis. We also publish fortnightly online newsletter.


 

Chemical Search International specialises in global executive search, talent acquisition and professional career development services for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals.

LINK: https://www.chemicalsearch.co.uk/


ChemExecSM | Executive Club is an exclusive online Club offering faster, simpler networking for chemicals, materials, resources and bioscience professionals on a worldwide basis. Please join us.

LINK:  ChemExecSM | Executive Club


Plastech is the largest and most popular information and business platform designed for plastics and packaging industry.

We are proud to inform that since its foundation in 2002, the Plastech business platform has continuously grown as a branch media player. We have gained the trust of our clients and receivers being a core value for any business and media venture and became a well known brand. We are aware of the responsibility coming from Plastech becoming a leading polish branch business platform gathering branch community. Therefore in our everyday work we pay a strong attention to maintaining and conveying the trust of all users trying to keep the highest level of quality in all our actions.

Plastech – being a branch Internet vortal, is continuously evolving as a business platform. However, the general idea of a free-access business platform operated by specialists and targeting the wide plastics and packaging industry public is not going to change.

http://www.plastech.biz/


Open Chemistry (www.openchemistry.com) is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research, reviews and short communications in the fields of chemistry in an ongoing way. Our central goal is to provide a hub for researchers working across all subjects to present their discoveries, and to be a forum for the discussion of the important issues in the field. We are covered by e.g. Clarivate Analytics (IF = 1.027) and Scopus. Our journal is the premier source for cutting edge research in fundamental chemistry and it provides high quality peer review services for its authors across the world.

http://www.openchemistry.com/


PIE – Plastics Information Europethe well-known newsletter and online portal, boasts daily updated online coverage of the industry’s most important news. PIE offers staff-researched price reports on standard and technical thermoplastics, polyurethanes and PET, as well as industry reports – including market trends and other background articles. Additional attractive features of this website are the opportunity to create personal price reports and individualised polymer price charts.

Providing independent market information, the PIE price indices are accepted throughout the industry and embedded in countless supplier contracts. More than 5,500 European companies already trust in our data and industry coverage.

Contact:

Christine Halfen
Marketing Manager
phone +49 (0) 6172 9606-12
eMail  [email protected]

http://www.pieweb.com


Oil Refining Professional Social Network | Refinery Connection | Refinery News | Refinery Jobs | Refinery Services

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Polymerupdate is a news and media company headquartered in India that specializes in providing market-moving information and pricing data on petrochemical products and industrial polymers. Backed by years of extensive experience in garnering and providing business-critical content, our information portal is much coveted by a vast readership that spans across 60 countries. Our trusted pricing methodology is considered as a benchmark across South Asia. As part of our sustained efforts to serve our readers better, we have joined hands with Platts—a division of The McGraw-Hill Financial—and have come up with Polymerupdate/Platts Joint Reports designed specifically for the South Asian region. These are weekly scans on PP, PE and PVC. We constantly strive to further enhance the quality of our services by incorporating new ideas and innovation and are the first in the world to develop mobile applications for polymer news feeds, prices and reports. Our services are now available on the world wide web, on all smartphones and hand-held devices, and through SMSs, WhatsApp and BlackBerry Messenger apps.

https://www.polymerupdate.com/Default.aspx
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Plastics-Technology.com

In the realm of plastics, where innovation is rapid, plastics technology stands adept at conceptualizing unique ideas relevant to the B2B space.

With services like search engine optimization, social media marketing, e-mail marketing, banner advertising and event marketing within our platform, http://www.plastics-technology.com/ has created a recognition that spans over a global audience, thereby revolutionizing how businesses transact.”
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POLYMER BAZAAR- is a leading Indian information services provider for the Plastics & Polymers Industry.We offer all news alerts by SMS Alerts & E-mail Alerts along with web site access at most reasonable annual subscription.

http://www.polymerbazaar.com

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With more than 51,000 members and an international publishing and knowledge business we are the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together chemical scientists from all over the world.

A not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 170 years, we have an ambitious international vision for the future. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy. And we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.

http://www.rsc.org/

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ChemistryViews.org is a comprehensive free-to-view news and information site with an associated scientific magazine, ChemViews. It is provided by ChemPubSoc Europe, an organization of 16 European chemical societies. The site offers news, commentary, opinion, and additional feature material from leading authors to the global chemistry community as well as educational material.

www.ChemistryViews.org

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Eurasian Chemical Market is one of the leading industrial publications in the CIS. The magazine widely covers the most important up-to-date events of the CIS chemical market. This is a monthly publication, which started up in 2005 and is available both in Russian and English languages. Every issue includes reviews, marketing and analytical articles covering different products and branches of the chemical market.

http://www.chemmarket.info/en/

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Chemistry & Industry (C&I) is a news breaking, topical and international chemistry-based magazine published on behalf of the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI) bridging the gap between scientifi­c innovation and industrial and consumer products.

https://www.soci.org/chemistry-and-industry/

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TD The Market Publishers, Ltd is a stand-alone company with a strong history of promoting and trading market research reports and analytical reviews produced by our many transnational partners, which include both large multinationals and smaller, more specialist concerns.

https://marketpublishers.com/

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Oil and Gas Advancement is an information-centric knowledge sharing platform focused on the latest news in the B2B oil and gas sector bringing to our audiences B2B updates on upstream, downstream, pipeline and transport categories providing information on the latest projects and developments.

http://www.oilandgasadvancement.com/

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Clocate.com is a leading international directory for worldwide conferences and exhibitions. Clocate.com is equipped with a unique and comprehensive search that helps you find easily any event in any category or location. Each event includes detailed information, like, description, dates, location, map, prices, link to the official event’s website and more… If you search for a conference or exhibition in areas such as Industry and manufacturing, Health and medicine, Technology and IT, Business and finance, sciences, education, services (banking, insurance, tourism, Hospitality and more), government, environment, life style and arts, you’ll find it in Clocate.com.

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Chemicals Knowledge Hub was founded to provide a rapid-publication service to the speciality chemicals industry. Covering pharmaceuticals and cosmetics to agrochemicals and polymers, contract manufacturing to chemical regulations, and always with an eye on sustainability and corporate responsibility, this fast-growing, ever-evolving industry needs a one-stop site that provides up-to-date news and reviews from key opinion leaders and captains of industry. If you develop, manufacture, distribute, use or regulate chemical products that provide qualities or effects on which other industry sectors rely, this site is relevant to you.

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Industrial Hygiene News (IHN) is dedicated to the anticipation, recognition, evaluation, communication and control of environmental factors in or coming from the workplace that may result in injury, illness, impairment, or affect the well being of workers and the community. These factors include safety, chemical, ergonomic, and biological.

IHN offers practical guidance and solutions to promote worker safety and assist Occupational Health & Safety professionals in keeping their organization in compliance with wide-ranging and ever-changing government regulations from NIOSH, OSHA, and DOL. Learn the latest technologies and procedures to minimize exposures through the implementation of controls.

IHN app covers latest products, informative articles, interview with industry experts, and breaking news.

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  • Oil & Gas / Petrochemicals / chemicals companies
  • Feedstocks / olefins suppliers
  • Chemical & commodity trading
  • Polymer & polyolefin producers
  • End product manufacturers
  • Plastic converters & compounders
  • EPC
  • Technology providers (catalysts manufacturers etc.)
  • Masterbatch suppliers
  • Chemical intermediates suppliers
  • Research centres and institutes
  • Universities
  • Petrochemical / chemical consultants
  • Policy / regulation / environmental institutions
  • Financial stakeholders: venture capital firms, investment banks, private equity firms

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