European Biopolymer Summit

The 6th Edition of ACI’s The European Biopolymer Summit will be taking place in Ghent, Belgium on the 13th – 14th February 2019.

The two day event will give you an insight into the latest updates on the environmental projects, the feedstock’s landscape, and the role of biopolymers in the circular economy, application, new technologies and many more.

Join our expert speakers and hear them examine and present the main industry topics over the course of the two days, through case studies and interactive panel discussions.

Early Confirmed Speakers Include:

Soren Kristiansen, Director Specialist Materials, LEGO
Rana Pant,  Team Leader, European Commission
Dorothee Arns, Executive Director, CEFIC – Petrochemicals Europe
Patrick Zimmermann, Director Marketing & Sales, FKuR Kunststoff GmbH
Marco Jansen, Commercial Director Renewable Chemicals (Bioplastics), Braskem
Andreas Kuenkel, VP Biopolymer Research, BASF
Peter Hawighorst, Project Manager, ISCC System GmbH
Lidia Garcia, Head of Biopolymers, AITIIP BARBARA
David Newman, Managing Director, Bio-Based And Biodegradable Industries Association (BBIA)
Hendrik Waegeman, Business Development Manager, Bio Base Europe
Sabine Lindner,  Consumer and Environmental Affairs, PlasticsEurope Deutschland E. V. 

Key Topics Include:
  • Evaluating Current Environmental Projects And Regulations Within The Biopolymer Industry
  • Assessing The Feedstock’s Landscape For The Biopolymers’ Production
  • Focusing On Biopolymers in The Circular Economy
  • Elaborating On The Application Of Biopolymers From Peoples’ And Planet’s Perspective
  • Introducing New Technologies In Processing New Bio-Based Materials
  • Brand Owners Perspective On The Use And Application Of Biopolymers
  • Focusing On The Basic Understanding Of Biodegradability
  • Assessing The Biobased New Content
  • Analysing The Impact Of Biobased Plastics On The CO2 Reduction
  • Changing Consumer Preference Towards Eco-Friendly Packaging
  • Assessing The End-Of-Life Of Materials, Through The Life Cycle Assessment