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A Circular Future with Plastics 2023 - One month to go, meet the speakers of the Automotive session!


In less than a month, the EuPC Annual Conference A Circular Future with Plastics, organised in cooperation with Polyvia and Plastics Europe, is taking place !

The two-day conference is scheduled on 23 & 24 May 2023 at the Espace Tête d'Or in Lyon, France, and will include a networking Gala Dinner on 23 May at the stunning Palais de la Bourse.

Key speakers such as Virginie Bussières from Pyrowave; Philippe Thiriaux from TotalEnergies; Sophie Louis from Kautex and others have been confirmed.

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

Day I. - 23 May 2023, Espace Tête d'Or

Day II. - 24 May 2023, Espace Tête d'Or

  • 08.30 - 09.30 EuPC General Assembly (Members Only)

  • 09.30 - 10.00 Welcome Coffee & Registration

  • 10.00 - 14.00 Main Conference & Panel debate moderated by Melinda Crane

    • Keynote Speaker: Representative of the region Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes (Speaker tbc)

    • Nathalie Brunelle, Vice President Polymers, TotalEnergies

    • Unlocking the potential of collaboration to drive plastics circularity by Jonatas Melo, Vice President Performance Materials, BOREALIS

    • Etienne Béchet de Balan, IPC President

    • Dr. Bertrand Fillon, ECP4 Chairman & Vice President of European Affairs of CEATech

  • Round table discussion – Debate moderated by Melinda Crane

    • ​Benoît Hennaut, EuPC President ​ & ​ Chairman and Managing Director at HERIGE

    • ​Hervé de Maistre, Chairman of Valobat

    • Filipe de Botton, Chairman at Logoplaste

    • Marco ten Bruggencate, Plastics Europe President & Dow’s Commercial Vice President for Packaging and Specialty Plastics EMEA

    • Olivier Greiner, Vice President Polymers Europe & Orient at TotalEnergies

    • Jonatas Melo, Vice President Performance Materials at BOREALIS

  • 14.00 - 15.00 Networking Lunch & Goodbye

.. More speakers will be confirmed soon !

Venue and Location:

Conference venue: Espace Tête d'Or (103 bd de Stalingrad – 69100 Lyon – Villeurbanne, France)

Gala Dinner venue: Palais de la Bourse (Pl. de la Bourse, 69002 Lyon, France)

Who should attend:

  • Representatives from the plastics value chain

  • Regulatory affairs managers

  • Government regulators

  • Consultants

  • Trade associations

  • Service providers

  • NGOs

  • Academics


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