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Sustainability in Packaging Europe

16-18 October 2023
Barcelona, Spain

The 8th Edition of Sustainability in Packaging Europe

Sustainability in Packaging Europe will return to Barcelona on 16-18 October 2023 for the eighth time with over 600 packaging innovators expected to join us once again.

This year's event features over 75 packaging industry experts, and promises to once again provide you with a full 360 degree perspective on how companies have achieved circularity.

Stakeholders from across the industry will discuss their challenges and successes of achieving circularity for packaging, providing practical examples to help drive the industry forward. Can you afford to miss out?

2023 Agenda

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Registration and morning refreshments
Session 1: Market trends and future outlook
Session 2: PPWR
Session 3: How circularity is achieved in the retail sector
Session 4: Recyclability at scale
Session 5: Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
Session 6: Reusable and refillable business models
Session 7: Brands perspectives and strategies
Networking drinks reception
Registration and morning refreshments
Session 8A: Recyclability at design
Session 9A: Bioplastics and compostability
Session 10A: Labels
Session 11A: How to achieve circularity with alternative materials
End of conference
Registration and morning refreshments
Session 8B: Post-consumer recycled (PCR) packaging
Session 9B: Chemical recycling
Session 10B: Mechanical recycling
Session 11B: Collaboration with start-ups and investors
Session 12B: AI and recycling technologies / optimisation, collection, sorting and waste management
End of conference
Fully recyclable packaging with a lower carbon footprint and uncompromised performance, using bio-based plastics from renewable feedstock
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
How to get ready for long-term packaging sustainability strategy? A holistic, multi-metrics approach
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
Formed and moulded fibre packaging workshop
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
Global Extended Producer Responsibility: Current complexities, emerging legislation and how to keep your business compliant
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
Compostable packaging in a circular economy
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
Site Visit to Gava Sorting Plant
Pre-Conference Networking Drinks Reception
Chemical Recycling Online Workshop

2023 Speakers and Panellists

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Dr Feliks Bezati - Mars

Dr Feliks Bezati

Global Circular Packaging Director at Mars
Henk Vooijs - Novamont

Henk Vooijs

Consultant Market Development at Novamont
Sergio Barbarino - Procter & Gamble

Sergio Barbarino

Senior Director Research Fellow at Procter & Gamble
Graham Houlder  - CEFLEX

Graham Houlder

Project Coordinator, CEFLEX and Managing Director, Sloop Consulting at CEFLEX
Alice Harlock - OPRL Ltd, UK

Alice Harlock

Head of Technical and Member Services at OPRL Ltd, UK
Romeo Pavanello - Metal Packaging Europe

Romeo Pavanello

Environment & LCA Manager at Metal Packaging Europe
CIRCPACK by Veolia
Constantia Flexibles