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European Food Contact Plastics Seminar: Safe & Sustainable Packaging

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Vleva Auditorium

71 Avenue Cortenbergh

1000 Brussels

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EuPC and FoodDrinkEurope organise a unique seminar

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European Plastics Converters (EuPC) and FoodDrinkEurope invite you to a joint seminar on how to ensure the sustainability of food contact plastic materials and articles, whilst maintaining their safety for consumers. This seminar will identify the key challenges and opportunities for the food and drink industry, such as how it can contribute to the EU sustainability objectives and meet their legal obligations in terms of consumer safety. Join the discussion together with the European Commission, plastic packaging manufacturers, food and drink producers, research institutions and other stakeholders on 23-24 April 2020, in Brussels.

​​DRAFT PROGAMME

Thursday, 23 April 2020

09.00 - 09.30 Registration & welcome coffee

PLASTIC PACKAGING CAN HELP PROTECT AND SAVE FOOD

09.30 - 09.50 Why does effective packaging design matter for food products?

09.50 - 10.10 How is plastic used in food packaging and what alternatives exist?

10.10 - 10.40 What is the EU strategy towards plastic? - Mattia Pellegrini, DG Environment, European Commission

10.40 - 11.00 Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30 Panel 1: How can we ensure more sustainable and circular use of plastics? - Brian Lodge (Berry), Peter Ragaert (University of Gent)

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

HOW TO ENSURE AN EFFECTIVE TRANSITION TOWARDS MORE CIRCULAR AND SUSTAINABLE PLASTICS IN FOOD PACKAGING

13.30 - 15.00 Panel 2: How can products be designed for circularity? - Eunomia, Vincent Colard (CITEO)

15.00 - 15.20 Coffee break

15.20 - 16.00 How will EU regulations evolve for plastic recycling? - DG Santé, European Commission (TBC)

16.00 - 17.30 Panel 3: What can we do to increase the recycled content of plastic packaging without jeopardising food safety?

17.30 - 17.40 Reflections from the day

17.40 - 19.00 Cocktail reception

Friday, 24 April 2020

08.30 - 09.00 Registration & welcome coffee

LOOKING INTO THE FUTURE - PLASTIC PACKAGED FOOD IN 2050?

09.00 - 09.30 Recycling flexible and multimaterial packaging

9.30 - 10.00 New technologies in plastic packaging

10.00 - 10.30 How is Risk Assessment of recycling processes today and in the future?

10.30 - 10.50 Coffee break

10.50 - 12.20 Panel 4: Innovation, vision, and what does plastic packaging look like in 2050

12.20 - 12.30 Closing remarks FoodDrinkEurope and EUPC

12.30 - 13.30 Lunch

Do not miss the European Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2020.

We look forward to your participation.

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