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Review Programme day 2

Posted on June, 25 2014


Day 2 – Wednesday 5 November 2014

08:00 - 09:00
09:00 - 09:30
Registration - Main entrance /8bis
Welcome coffee - Sax Hall & Innovation Hub

What would it take for the industry to invest in Europe? 
Wrap up by Michel Loubry, Director West Regions PlasticsEurope        
VIDEOSTREAM

  • View of the raw material producer, Bhavesh V. (Bob) Patel, Executive Vice President, Olefins & Polyolefins Europe, Asia and International and Technology, Lyondellbasell                
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • The future of the chemical industry in Western Europe, Yves Verschueren, Managing Director, essenscia              
    PRESENTATION


09:30 - 11:00 How to secure Europe’s competiveness in terms of energy and raw materials?
Moderated by Lyn Tattum, Publisher, IHS Chemical Week      
VIDEOSTREAM

  • Industry energy needs and impact on its competitiveness, Xavier Bontemps, Senior Vice President, Polymers, Total     
    PRESENTATION  
  • Unconventional gas: Potential energy market impacts in the European Union, Jean-Pierre Schaeken Willemaers, Chairman of the Energy, Climate & Environment Department, Thomas More Institute 
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind! Ivàn Pineda , Head of Policy Analysis Division, European Wind Energy Association (EWEA)
    PRESENTATION
  • Depolymerisation: a vision for the plastics virtuous circle, Dr. Alastair Martin, Senior Lecturer,School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester                              
    PRESENTATION


11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break


11:30 - 12:30 Is TTIP good for Europe?
Moderated by Dave Keating, European Voice                        
VIDEOSTREAM

  • What’s in it for Europe? Signe Ratso, Director for Trade Strategy & Analysis and Market Access, DG TRADE, European Commission
    PRESENTATION
  • Towards effective regulatory cooperation under TTIP – How could it look like? Jacques Pelkmans, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)                                  
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • TTIP: Myths and Facts Prof. Dr Reinhard Quick, Director, Liaison Office Brussels, Verband der Chemischen Industrie (VCI) 
    PRESENTATION


12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break


14:00 - 15:00 The plastics industry: An attractive employer in Europe
Moderated by David Eldridge, Editor, European Plastics News
VIDEOSTREAM

  • Are the skills needed available? Detlef Eckert, Director for Europe 2020 & Employment Policies, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, European Commission 
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • Young, skilled, unemployed: Do you have a job for me? Andrea Gerosa, Chief Thinker, Founder, Think Young             
    PRESENTATION
  • The Plastics industry wants you!  Karl H. Foerster, Executive Director PlasticsEurope        
    PRESENTATION
  • Are universities detached from business realities? Prof. Averil Macdonald, Professor of Science Engagement, University of Reading 
    VIDEOSTREAM


15:00 - 16:00 Innovation: The engine of industrial growth in Europe
Moderated by Fiona Harvey, Environment Correspondent, The Guardia
VIDEOSTREAM

  • Doing more with less, INNOVATION does the trick! Kurt VandenbergheDirector for Climate Action and Resource Efficiency, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission     
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • Is Europe still the cradle of innovation? Thomas Saillet, Head of Development, Salomon
    PRESENTATION - VIDEO
  • Dream Production: There’s something in the air!, Dr. Karsten Malsch, Bayer MaterialScience                                                
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • Innovation is our answer to megatrends challenges, Bjoern Hedlund, Vice President, High Performance Polymers, DuPont Performance Polymers
    PRESENTATION


16:00 - 17:00
How will the European plastics industry look like in the next decade?
Moderated by Hans-Jürgen Moritz, Correspondent, FOCUS magazine VIDEOSTREAM

  • The forecast of the chemical industry in the next 10 years, Pascal Juéry, Member of the Executive Committee, Solvay       
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • The plastics raw materials producers’ industrial forecast, Patrick Thomas, President, PlasticsEurope and CEO, Bayer MaterialScience  
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • Outlook for bio-based plastics and its competition with current incumbents, Srivatsan Iyer, CEO & General Manager, Braskem Europe              
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • View of a plastic converter, Tom Debusschere, CEO Deceuninck, Steering Committee member, EuPC                            
    VIDEOSTREAM
  • Responsible innovation: the role of the public in the plastics industry transition, Dr. Eefje Cuppen, Researcher, University of Delft
    PRESENTATION



Wrap up by Karl H. Foerster, Executive Director PlasticsEurope



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