PET Value Chain: Transitioning from Linear to Circular

Tackling the challenges associated with a globalised circular economy

13 - 14 March 2018 // NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam, The Netherlands





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08:00Registration and refreshments
08:50Welcome and Chairman’s opening remarks [More Info]
09:00Understanding long-term PET industry disruptions in an era of change [More Info]
09:40Reviewing a volatile year for PET – What does the future hold? [More Info]
10:20Refreshment break and networking
10:50Global PET: Supply, demand and trade dynamics [More Info]
11:30The European PET market from a buyer’s perspective [More Info]
12:10Delegate lunch and networking
13:10An update on polyethylene furanoate: Projects and aims [More Info]
13:50Monoethylene glycol: Analysing global markets [More Info]
14:30Refreshment break and networking
15:00The sustainable future of PTA [More Info]
15:30PET packaging material circularity: Perspective from a global end-user [More Info]
16:10Panel discussion: How can industry players counteract negative perceptions of plastic packaging? [More Info]
16:50Chairman’s closing remarks
17:00End of day one
17:05Drink on ICIS
08:50Welcome and Chairman’s opening remarks
09:00Momentum towards a circular economy for plastics is growing exponentially [More Info]
09:40This is forward - Packaging with the end in mind [More Info]
10:20Refreshment break and networking
10:50What trade regulations will affect PET? [More Info]
11:30Introducing project Mekong: Making a greener PET an economic reality [More Info]
12:10Chairman's closing remarks
12:20Lunch and end of conference

Cost-benefit analysis of the circular economy for R-PET

Chairman’s opening remarks [More Info]
13:50Advancing recycling technology for a better system [More Info]
14:30Textiles industry: The move to R-PET [More Info]
15:10Afternoon refreshments and networking
15:40R-PET markets: Trends, challenges and opportunities [More Info]
16:20Panel discussion: How can the industry combat threats to recyclers? [More Info]
17:00Chair’s closing remarks and end of R-PET Forum