7 Nov 2019
09:30 – 10:00
Registration & Coffee
10:00 – 13:00
Plastics in a Circular Economy: plenary programme

Socioeconomic importance of the polymer producing and plastics converting sector in Belgium and the uptake of recycled plastics by the Belgian converters
Interview with Saskia Walraedt, director of essenscia PolyMatters and Julie Leroy, Business group leader of Agoria

Ocean Clean Sweep - Report of the Port of Antwerp
Charlotte Delvaux, Plastics Europe Belgium

Polymer Market Trends - Outlook and Sustainable Impact
Martin Wiesweg, senior director, IHS Markit


Company testimonials:

  • The use of recycled PVC in window profiles 
    by Johan Pauwels, Deceuninck
  • Chemical recycling of PET and its importance for food contact PET market 
    by David Liu, JBF Europe
  • Circular economy business models in the plastic converting industry 
    by Benoît Mathelin, Serviplast
  • An example of mechanical recycling of Plastics from Metallic Wastes : End of Life Vehicle (ELV), Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipements (WEEE) 
    by Hervé Demoulin, Comet Traitements


The Plastic Rehab
Prof Dr Kim Ragaert, UGent

13:00 – 15:30
Networking Lunch and ‘OCS for plastic converters’ workshop
13:00 – 15:30
Networking Lunch and Matchmaking Event
  • Including possibility to join speed dating sessions
  • 15 min speed dates
The event agenda's time zone is CET.