PRS Europe 2018 seeks to have an informative and inspiring conference programme which will address the latest opportunities and challenges that face the plastics recycling industry. With key industry figures in attendance and a number of big name speakers, this really is a must attend event for those looking to evolve their business and generate new revenue streams. The Conference is FREE to attend and forms part of the FREE to attend exhibition where you can not only benefit from the content, but also from quality networking, meeting top suppliers, seeing the most innovative products & services as well as see new launches.
DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAMME PRSE 2018
This session will give an overview of the legislative landscape in respect to the plastics recycling, plastics recycling figures as well as initiatives on marine litter.
Cyrill Gutsch, Founder, Parley for the Oceans
Ton Emans, President, Plastics Recyclers Europe
MATERIALS FOCUS SESSIONS
Focus on: PET
The PET material focus session at PRSE will focus on latest developments within the PET recycling sector. The speakers of this session will talk about the launch of the PET trays recycling and the pioneer water marking project whose aim is to improve sorting.
Casper van den Dungen, Vice President and PET WG Chairman, Plastics Recyclers Europe
Johan Kerver, CEO, CTO
Focus on: PVC
This session will make a close up on the current collection schemes and recycled volumes of PVC across Europe as well as the legislative framework for PVC recycling.
Sébastien Petithuguenin, Vice President and PVC WG Chairman, Plastics Recyclers Europe
Zdenek Hruska, Public Affairs Director, VinylPlus
Ton Van der Giessen, Managing Director, Kunststoff Recycling van Werven
Focus on: Technical Plastics
The speakers of this session will talk about the challenges and opportunities linked to the collection, sorting, recycling and uptake of recyclates in this stream.
Arjen Wittekoek, Director, Coolrec
Thomas Vannieuwenhuyse, Eco-design & Circular Economy Expert, Eco Systemes
Day Two | 25 April 2018
FOCUS ON POLYOLEFINS
Focus on: LDPE
This session will focus mainly on the successful collection and recycling schemes of LDPE in Ireland as well as current EU recycling rates.
Ton Emans, President and LDPE WG Chairman, Plastics Recyclers Europe
This session will zoom into the use of recycled HDPE and PP by brand owners and the future of HDPE recycling. It will present as well recently launched polyolefins platform.
Herbert Snell, Board Member and HDPE WG Chairman, Plastics Recyclers Europe
Herman van Roost, Chairman Communications Group, PCEP
on: Pots Tubs and Trays
on: Pots Tubs and Trays
The speakers in this session will focus on the recycling potential mixed plastics. This session will provide insights into black trays recycling project.
Werner Kruschitz, PRE Board Member and Chairman of the PTTs WG, Plastics Recyclers Europe
Stuart Foster, CEO, RECOUP
*Programme timings will be announced in January