Agenda - Day Two

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Thursday 11th May 2017

Timing Subject Speaker
All-day Partners' Exhibition Stabilisers (ESPA), Plasticisers (ECPI), Converters (EuPC), The Natural Step (TNS) - a global NGO, AGPU and others
07:30 08:30 Registration All
09:00 - 09:15 Introduction and Welcome Dr Josef Ertl, Chairman, VinylPlus 
Michael Kundel |
President, EuPC
Session 1 EU AND NATIONAL POLICIES ON CIRCULAR ECONOMY  

09:15 - 09:30

Setting the scene

Jim Currie (Moderator) | Former EU Director General for Environment, now Senior Advisor at Burson-Marsteller

09:30 - 09:50

Keynote: Circular Economy Development under Slovak presidency |

Norbert Kurilla | State Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Slovak Republic

09:50 - 10:10

UN Presentation on Sustainable Development Goals 

Christophe Yvetot | Head, Liaison Office to the European Union, UNIDO

10:10 - 10:30

Roadmap – Plastics Strategy

European Commission - DG Env (tbc)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break  

11:00 - 11:20

Keynote | German National Policies on Circular Economy Dr. Helge WendenburgDirector General, Water Management and Resource Conservation, German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

11:20 - 11:40

Reach, Waste and Circular Economy

Cees Luttikhuizen, Senior Policy Advisor, Environmental Safety & Risk Management Directorate, Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment, The Netherlands

11:40 - 12:20

PANEL DISCUSSION | European & National Policies Jim Currie (Moderator)
12:20 - 14:00 LUNCH Networking and Movement
14:00 - 14:20 VinylPlus Contribution to Circular Economy Brigitte Dero | General Manager, VinylPlus
Session 2 ECO-DESIGN & INNOVATION

Rose Brooke (Moderator) | Editor, European Plastic Product Manufacturers (EPPM)

14:20 - 14:45

Keynote: eco-design and innovation are needed Prof. Dr. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, PhD | Co-President, Club of Rome

14:45 - 15:00

3D printing with PVC Alexander Hofer, Member of the Executive Board, Chemson

15:00 - 15:45

PANEL DISCUSSION | Eco-Design & the Circular Economy Panel to be announced

15:45 - 16:15

Coffee break  
Session 3  BETTER LIFESTYLES WITH SMART PVC PRODUCTS  
16:15 - 16:35 The Glass Cloud - Fondation Louis Vuitton Speaker to be confirmed
16:35 - 16:55 Architectural Ready-Made Stephane Malka | Architect, Studio Malka Architecture
16:55 - 17:15 Innovative flooring Speaker to be confirmed
17:15 - 17:30 Final Reflections Brigitte Dero | General Manager, VinylPlus

19:30 -

Networking Dinner  

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