A Circular Future with Plastics 2022 - Meet the speakers of the Main Conference


European Plastics Converters (EuPC) is pleased to announce the 2022 edition of A Circular Future with Plastics, organised in cooperation with Agoria and Essenscia - PolyMatters. The two-day conference will take place on 19 & 20 May2022 at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel and will include a networking Gala Dinner on 19 May at the venue Concert Noble.



Meet the speakers of the Main Conference


Key speakers such as Søren Gade from the European Parliament; Joaquim Nunes de Almeida from the European Commission; Franco Meropiali from Versalis; Valérie Goff from TotalEnergies and many others have been confirmed. ​

​In the second half of the conference leading industry representatives will share their vision and strategy towards a more circular future during the panel discussion moderated by Melinda Crane.


Click on the picture and get to know the speakers of this session.



Agenda

Day I. - 19 May 2022, Renaissance Brussels Hotel


  • 09.00 - 09.30 Welcome Coffee & Registration

  • 09.30 - 12.30 Market Division Sessions:

​Automotive & Transportation

Building & Construction

​Packaging Session

  • 12.30 - 13.30 Networking Lunch

  • 13.30 - 16.00 Market Division Sessions:

​Building & Construction

Packaging Session

​Waste Free Ocean

  • 19.00 Gala Dinner at Concert Noble


Day II. - 20 May 2022, Renaissance Brussels Hotel

  • 8.30 - 9.30 EuPC General Assembly (Members Only)

  • 9.30 – 10.00 Welcome Coffee & Registration

  • 10.00 – 10.05 Welcome by Moderator, Melinda Crane

  • 10.05 – 10.20 Welcome by EuPC, Agoria and Essenscia

  • 10.20 – 10.35 Keynote Speaker: Soren Gade, European Parliament

  • 10.35 – 10.50 Keynote Speaker: Nunes de Almeida, Director at DG GROW, European Commission

  • 10.50 – 11.00 Keynote Speaker: Plastics Europe President

  • 11.00 - 11.10 TotalEnergies Polymers Sustainability Agenda Valérie Goff, TotalEnergies

  • 11.10 – 11.20 The Borealis integrated circular cascade approach Christopher McArdle, Borealis

  • 11.20 – 11.30 Versalis’ complementary solutions towards plastics circularity Franco Meropiali, Versalis

  • 11.30 - 11.50 Coffee Break

  • 11.50 – 13.45 Round table discussion – Debate moderated by Melinda Crane EuPC President ​Plastics Europe President ​Christopher McArdle, Borealis ​Jean Viallefont, TotalEnergies ​Gerald Rebitzer, Amcor ​Claude Clement, Plastic Omnium ​ ​Gracy Ramont, Segers&Balcaen ​Franco Meropiali, Versalis

  • 13.45 – 14.00 Closing by Moderator & EuPC President

  • 14.00 Networking lunch


Detailed agenda and more information is available here



Venue and Location:

Conference venue: Renaissance Brussels Hotel (Rue du Parnasse 19, 1050. Brussels, Belgium)

Gala Dinner venue: Concert Noble (Rue d'Arlon 82, 1000. Brussels, Belgium)



Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain

  • Regulatory affairs managers

  • Government regulators

  • Consultants

  • Trade associations

  • Service providers

  • NGOs

  • Academics