Monday 19th November 2018
8:30 - 9:30

Arrival & registration and breakfast networking

The event will begin with an informal networking session over a continental breakfast. This gives the attendees the opportunity to begin expanding their networks, break into small groups and begin to discuss their biggest challenges as well as to exchange ideas.

9:30 - 9:40

Introduction from the Network Group and the Chair

A brief introduction to the event software—this software, unique to the industry, empowers our attendees to make the most effective use of their time at the event and maximise networking opportunities. The software designs a personalised agenda and enables attendees to arrange one-to-one meetings with each other. This will be followed by a welcome from the Chairman.

Sanjay Patel, Founding Partner, Packaging Collective

9:40 - 10:15

Striving for the Circular Economy

  • Delivering a case study of one company’s journey towards creating a circular economy for packaging
  • Weighing the alternate needs for re-use, recycling and composting to outline the developments needed in materials options and recycling capabilities
  • Digging into real life examples of improvements made to build the vision towards a circular economy

Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability, Coca-Cola

10:15 - 10:50

Plastics: A Case Study

  • Deciphering the case for and against plastic to determine its role in packaging
  • Outlining the company perspective on how tackle plastics and the perspective on the circular economy
  • Pinpointing material replacement options to decipher the next steps in development

Halyna Habegger, Global Category Leader Rigid Plastic Packaging, Nestlé

10:50 - 11:00

Coffee break and networking

11:00 - 11:25

Workshop 1

Let’s dream big—Clearly and quickly connect with consumers through packaging

Danny Mills, Account Executive, Brand Solutions, ESKO
Koen de Croo, Pre-Sales Solution Architect, Brand Solutions, ESKO

11:25 - 11:50
Networking
11:50 - 12:15

Workshop 2

The evolution of transportation as a science

Gianluca Maurizio, International Sales Manager, BillerudKorsnas
Hans Fogelberg, International Sales Manager, BillerudKorsnas

12:15 - 12:40
Networking
12:40-13:05

Workshop 3

The carbon fix – reduce by changing material

Logo

Staffan Sjoberg, PR Manager and Sustainability, Iggesund Paperboard

11:00 - 13:05

One-to-One meetings

Intelligently matched one-to-one meetings:

  • Printing innovation
  • Future packaging materials
  • Packaging development and innovation
  • Packaging processing and technology
  • Market intelligence and consultancy
  • Brand management and consumer engagement
  • Collaboration software
  • Anti-counterfeit solutions
13:05 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

Recycling Process
14:00 - 14:35

Delivering insight to digest the capabilities of recycling plants and how packaging and recycling can interact more efficiently

  • Outlining current competencies of recycling to outline how packaging can develop in line with infrastructure
  • Decoding consumer recycling behaviour to decipher how packaging material can improve the process
  • Looking beyond today to decipher how packaging material and recycling can develop at the same pace of change

Stuart Hayward-Higham, Technical Development Director, Suez

Printing Innovation
14:00 - 14:35

Presenting the case for long term improvement of printing quality

  • Print Quality management evolution – FMCG standpoint
  • Pinpointing barriers to mass adoption of high quality printing to decipher next steps in printing innovation
  • Looking to printing innovation to push packaging to the next level

Patrick Pagliarani, Global Packaging Quality Assurance Manager, Danone

Case Study
14:40 - 15:15

A collaboration to improve on-the-go recycling, what have we learnt so far?

  • Discovering why we have decided to act
  • Outlining a summary of Leeds by Example activities so far
  • Deliberating what we have learned and how we will respond
  • Considering how to scale up what we learn elsewhere in the UK

Gavin Ellis, Founder, Hubbub
James Piper, Managing Director, Ecosurety

Smart Packaging
14:40 - 15:15

Exploiting advances in technology to deliver smart and interactive packaging to customers

  • Leveraging technology to transform consumer interaction for tobacco and Next Generation Products
  • Discovering recent examples of Interactive Packaging in the marketing mix

Ziaul Karim, Head of Strategic Brand Packaging, British American Tobacco

15:15 - 15:25

Coffee break and networking

15:25 - 15:50

Open forum think tank

Discussing Printing Innovation

 

 

 

15:50 - 16:15
Networking
16:15 - 16:40

Workshop 5

The recycling conundrum

 

 

 

16:40 - 17:05
Networking

15:25 - 15:50

One-to-One meetings

Intelligently matched one-to-one meetings:

  • Printing innovation
  • Future packaging materials
  • Packaging development and innovation
  • Packaging processing and technology
  • Market intelligence and consultancy
  • Brand management and consumer engagement
  • Collaboration software
  • Anti-counterfeit solutions
17:10 - 17:45

Panel discussion: Debating how to reach a Circular Economy

  • Using perspectives from materials, infrastructure, government, consumer behaviour to decipher the journey needed by the packaging industry to reach a circular economy
  • Delivering outlooks on where each stage of the process is linked and how each can entrust the next with pushing innovation towards sustainability
  • Hearing different perspectives on what the next steps need to be and how these can be achieved

Panellists:
Oliver Rosevear, Head of Environment, Costa Coffee
Paul Vanstom, Chief Executive, INCPEN
Nick Brown, Head of Sustainability, Coca-Cola

17:45

Close of Day 1

19:00
Networking gala dinner & drinks reception
Tuesday 20th November 2018
8:30 - 9:00

Morning registration & breakfast

9:00 -9:35

Innovation beyond Greenwashing to pursue a long term sustainability strategy for packaging

  • Outlining aims and achievements so far in the M&S Plan A
  • Delivering a case study of a recent development achievement to cut waste through packaging
  • Enhancing strategic focus to ensure a long-term strategy with short-term goals
  • Forecasting next steps to ensure the 2022 vision is realised with optimal results to retain M&S as UK sustainability leaders

Kevin Vyse, Packaging Technologist and Innovation Lead, M&S

9:35 - 10:10

The New Plastics Economy - Driving forward the vision of a circular economy for plastics

  • Highlighting the key messages of the New Plastics Economy initiative
  • Outlining the New Plastics Economy initiative journey and defining what comes next
  • A systemic and collaborative approach to accelerate transition to a circular economy for plastics

Gilonne Traub, Senior Research Analyst, New Plastics Economy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation

10:10 - 10:45

Overhauling packaging recycling in the Resources and Waste Strategy

  • Reviewing progress made so far in recycling through the packaging producer responsibility regime
  • Key principles for a reformed packaging producer responsibility regime
  • Establishing effective, collaborative and implementable options for the future

Linda Crichton, Technical Advisor, Resources & Waste, DEFRA

10:45 - 11:00

Coffee break & networking

11:00 - 11:25

Open forum think tank

Future Packaging Technology

 

 

 

11:25 - 11:50
Networking
11:50 - 12:15

Open forum think tank

Brand management and consumer engagement

 

 

 

12:15 - 12:40
Networking
12:40 - 13:05

Networking

11:00 - 13:05

One-to-One meetings

Intelligently matched one-to-one meetings:

  • Printing innovation
  • Future packaging materials
  • Packaging development and innovation
  • Packaging processing and technology
  • Market intelligence and consultancy
  • Brand management and consumer engagement
  • Collaboration software
  • Anti-counterfeit solutions
13:05 - 14:00

Networking Lunch

14:00 - 15:25

Group discussions:

Join group discussions with your peers and deep dive into key challenges experienced by the packaging industry, collaboratively discuss solutions and ideas and find out how your peers are overcoming the same challenges. Each host will facilitate the discussion and give a short presentation of key findings in the wrap up session.

Host: Michael Nieuwesteeg, Managing Director, NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre

Discussion 1 - Materials

Digging into material options and capabilities to decipher what the next steps are to eliminate plastic and reach a circular economy

Hosted by: Olumide Ojo-Oratokhai, Packaging Development Manager, Tata Global Beverages

Discussion 2 - Printing

Pinpointing the potential in printing processes to optimise your packaging

Hosted by: Brian Stow, Packaging Innovation & Technical Leader, Mars Wrigley Corporation

Discussion 3 - Plastics

Revolutionising chemical recycling of PET to make the world’s packaging waste problem a thing of the past

Hosted by: Marco Beggiora, Packaging Innovation Manager, Coca-Cola

Discussion 4 - Supply Chain

Tackling the supply chain holistically to explore the need for each element to innovate in line with the next

Hosted by: Duncan Bond, Senior Packaging Development Manager, Industrialisation, Nomad Foods Europe

15:25 - 15:55

Wrap up session:

Each host gives a short overview of key findings from their discussion and creates an ideas board to be distributed post event with the presentations

Hosted by: Michael Nieuwesteeg, Managing Director, NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre

15:55 - 16:00

Closing remarks from the Chair & Prize Draw

16:00
End of the event

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