PRSE Virtual Conference Programme

All PRSE Virtual conference sessions are available for on-demand viewing. Please select the day you wish you view below.

Day 1 - 9th December 2020

Day 2 - 10th December 2020

Day 3 - 11th December 2020

Day one - Wednesday 9th December

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Welcome
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New Reality for Plastics

The New Reality for Plastics will look at the current state of the affairs and new developments of the plastics-related EU legislation and the industry’s answer to the ongoing legislative changes.

Keynote Speech:  Virginijus Sinkevičius, Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries at the European Commission

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Ask the expert - Erema: Driving the circular economy in plastic recycling: EREMA performance factors for post-consumer (PET/PO) applications and innovative lighthouse projects
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Material recycling focus session - PET

Materials focus sessions take a close look at the newest developments, opportunities and challenges within the different recycling streams, and will cover PET (polyethylene terephthalate) and PVC (polyvinylchloride) on the first day.

Chaired by: Casper van den Dungen, PRE Vice President & PET WG Chairman 

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Ask the expert - Krauss Maffei: Circular Economy & Compounding : Latest products, services and solutions
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Material recycling focus session - PVC

Chaired by: Maribel Cansell, PRE Board Member & PVC WG Chairwoman 

Day two - Thursday 10th December

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Revisiting plastics recyclability

Revisiting Plastics Recyclability will focus on the revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive and the latest developments in the field of plastic packaging recyclability.

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Plastics Recycling Awards Ceremony

Presented by: 

Antonino Furfari, Managing Director, Plastics Recyclers Europe and Brennan Lafferty, Vice President & Group Publisher, Crain Communications

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Ask the expert - Vecoplan: Next level in plastics pre-treatment
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Material recycling focus session - LDPE

Materials focus sessions take a close look at the newest developments, opportunities and challenges within the different recycling streams, and will cover HPDE (high-density polyethylene) and LDPE (low-density polyethylene) on the second day.

Chaired by: Lukas Intemann, Managing Director, LRI Consulting GmbH & LDPE WG Vice-Chairman

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Material recycling focus session - HDPE

Chaired by: Herbert Snell, PRE Board Member & Chairman HDPE WG

Day three - Friday 11th December 2020

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Global solutions and regional actions on plastic waste

Global Solutions and Regional Actions on Plastic Waste will explore existing and new worldwide solutions for combatting unwanted plastic waste in the environment.

Welcome by: Emilia Tarlowska, PRE Public Affairs and Communications Manager 

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Ask the expert - Sesotec: How to tackle challenges in plastics sorting
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Material recycling focus session - PP

Materials focus sessions take a close look at the newest developments, opportunities and challenges within the different recycling streams, and will cover PP (polypropylene) recycling and Technical Plastics on the last day.

Chaired by: Werner Kruschitz, PRE Board Member & Chairman PP/PO WG Chairman 

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Ask the Expert - Milliken: Enhancing the properties of recycled polypropylene resins in injection molding
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Material recycling focus session - Technical Plastics

Chaired by: Mathilde Taveau, Technical Engineer, Coolrec

Please note: All times are CET.

Access to the Conference is free of charge for registrants, don't forget to register to attend!

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