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Bio!Pac Conference 2019 – Live Coverage

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DAY 1  – 28 May 2019

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08:45 – 09:15

Michael Thielen, Polymedia Publisher Welcome remarks – Basics of “biobased“ (definitions etc.)

09:15 – 09:40

Caroli Buitenhuis, Green Serendipity Future of biobased packaging

09:40 – 10:05

Elena Cantos, European Bioplastics Bioplastics communications – Do’s and Don’ts

10:05 – 10:30

Michael Carus, nova Institute Bioplastics vs. Food production – no competition!

11:20 – 11:45

Simone Pavan, Taghleef Industries NATIVIA® films: from production to applications

11:45 – 12:10

Lucy Cowton, Futamura State of the art Bio-laminate solutions to replace conventional plastics in flexible packaging

12:10 – 12:35

Patrick Gerritsen, Bio4pack Biobased plastics and recycling

14:00 – 14:25

Remy Jongboom, Biotec How to avoid illusions&confusions with bioplastics in the Circular Economy

14:25 – 14:50

Julian Schmeling, MCPP Germany New home compostable packaging solutions with BioPBS™, a bio-based and compostable polyester

14:50 – 15:15

Erwin Vink, NatureWorks Sustainable feedstock sourcing for bio-based polymers

15.15 – 15:40

Julian Fox, Tetra Pak Tetra Pak’s journey to enhance renewable polymer sourcing

16:35 – 17:00

David Abecassis, Titan Bioplastics Increasing the properties of bioplastics for packaging using nanotechnology

17:00 – 17:25

Pascal Chabance, Lactips Packaging made with 100% bio-based raw material

17:25 – 17:50

Anatoly Garelik, Anellotech Making 100% biobased PET a reality

DAY 12 – 29 May 2019

08:50 – 09:00

Michael Thielen Welcome remarks, 2nd day

09:00 – 09:25

Martin Bussmann, BASF “Differences in compostable to conventional plastics for fast moving consumer goods”

09:25 – 09:50

Patrick Zimmermann, FKuR Re-thinking the status-quo – plastics in the circular economy

09:50 – 10:15

Albertro Castellanza, Novamont Compostable materials: innovative solutions in packaging applications

10:15 – 10:40

Brendan Hill, Braskem Braskem I’m Green™ PE – helping customers decouple from fossil feedstocks

11:20 – 11:45

Marcea van Doorn, Bunzl Bunzl Believes – sustainable developments

11:45 – 12:10

Miguel Angel Valera, AIMPLAS Reactive Extrusion a business opportunity in bioplastic production for packaging applications

12:10 – 12:35

Chris McKillop, Club Coffee LP Toronto, Canada Biobased Packaging in Canada: The Brand Owner Perspective

14:00 – 14:25

Marc Lankveld, Corbion PEF developments

14:25 – 14:50

Gert-Jan Gruter, Avantium Avantiums bioplastics perspective and innovations

14:50 – 15:15

Katia Paderni, Bio-on BioBarr project: sustainable and biodegradable PHA materials for the food packaging

15.15 – 15:40

Steven IJzerman, Ekoplaza Ekoplaza – World´s first Plastic Free Aisle

16:00 – 16:30

Caroli Buitenhuis, Michael Thielen Closing remarks

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