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]
11:30PET market from a buyer’s perspective [More Info]
12:10Delegate lunch and networking
13:10The Indian PET market: Developments in a rapidly growing region [More Info]
13:50Monoethylene glycol: Analysing global markets [More Info]
14:30Refreshment break and networking
15:00The sustainable future of PTA [More Info]
15:40PET packaging material circularity: Perspective from a global end-user [More Info]
16:20Panel discussion: How can industry players counteract negative perceptions of plastic packaging? [More Info]
17:00An update on polyethylene furanoate: Projects and aims [More Info]
17:40Chairman’s closing remarks
17:50End of day one
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]
11:30Financial factors to consider for the PET industry [More Info]
12:10Introducing project Mekong: Making a greener PET an economic reality [More Info]
12:50Chairman's closing remarks
13:00Lunch and end of conference

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

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