3rd PLA World Congress

Programme: 3rd PLA World Congress

A CD with all presentations (and more) is now available for EUR 149.00 (for attendees EUR 99.00). Just contact kw@bioplasticsmagazine.com


Tuesday, May 27, 2014

08:30 - 08:45 Michael Thielen, Polymedia Publisher Welcome
08:45 - 09:15 Constance Ißbrücker, European Bioplastics Keynote Speech:The diversity of PLA - From single-use to durable
09:15 - 09:40 Udo Mühlbauer, Uhde Inventa-Fischer PLA for fibres and textiles
09:40 - 10:05 Emmanuel Rapendy, Sulzer Chemtech Latest developments in High Performance PLA Production
10:05 - 10:30 Marcel Dartee, PolyOne Raising the bar: PLA for durable applications
10:30 - 10:55 Q&A
10:55 - 11:20 Coffeebreak
11:20 - 11:45 Mariagiovanna Vetere, NatureWorks Latest developments in Ingeo Biopolymers for packaging, fibres and durable applications
11:45 - 12:10 Francois de Bie, Corbion-Purac High Heat PLA, from concept to reality !
12:10 - 12:35 Andrew Gill, Floreon Increasing the Functionality & Performance of PLA
12:35 - 12:50 Q&A
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:35 Patrick Zimmermann, FkUR Different markets, different requirements – Customized PLA-developments
14:35 - 14:50 Daniela Jahn, IfBB Processing and stabilization of different types of PLA
14:50 - 15:15 Kevin Moser, Fraunhofer ICT Profile Extrusion – New opportunities for PLA compounds
15.15 - 15:40 Tang Junsheng, Tianjin Glory Tang Technology PLA commercial application & waste recycle
15:40 - 15:55 Q&A
15:55 - 16:30 Coffeebreak
16:35 - 17:00 Bob Engle, Metabolix PLA modification using new PHA copolymers
17:00 - 17:25 Gerald Schennink, Wageningen UR PLA hybrids vs. heat-stable (100%) PLA

Unions Bräubioplastics MAGAZINE cordially invites all PLA World Congress delegates to a "Bavarian Night" in a famous Bavarian beerhouse.

On Tuesday May 27, 2014 we'll enjoy Bavarian specialties and rustic live music. 





Wednesday, May 28, 2014

09:00 - 09:25 Paolo Serafin, Taghleef Industries NATIVIA – The BoPLA film for packaging and labelling applications
09:25 - 09:50 Jarl De Bruyne, Sidaplax Specialty Films The next generation of PLA shrink films
09:50 - 10:15 Francesca Brunori, Roechling Automotive Plantura, ecofriendly automotive biopolymer
10:15 - 10:40 N.N., t.b.c. A brand owners view to PLA: Chances and challenges
10:40 - 10:55 Q&A
10.55 - 11:20 Coffeebreak
11:20 - 11:45 Peter Matthijssen, Synbra BioFoam expanding further
11:45 - 12:10 Joachim Venus, Leibniz-Inst. for Agricultural Engineering Bioconversion of renewable feedstocks and (agri/food) residues into lactic acid
12:10 - 12:35 Ramani Narayan, Michigan State University New developments & Strategies in PLA end-of-life – biodegradability - compostability and recycling issues
12:35 - 12:50 Q&A
12:50 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:35 Kevin Yang (Yihu), Shenzhen Esun Industrial PLA chemical recycling to produce green solvent
14:35 - 14:50 Gerold Breuer, Erema Boost in recycling efficiency - the new Counter Current technology
14:50 - 15:15 Steve Dejonghe, Looplife Upcycling of PLA waste
15.15 - 15:40 Tanja Siebert, Fraunhofer IVV PLA recycling-techniques. State of the art and research. Chances and opportunities.
15:40 - 15:55 Q&A
16:00 - 16:30 Panel discussion: Obstacles and challenges: What do we need for more PLA products to show up in the marketplace

(subject to changes and updates, please consult this page frequently)

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Francois de Bie: High Heat PLA, from concept to reality
Francois de Bie: High Heat PLA, from concept to reality
Patrick Zimmermann: Different markets, different requirements – Customized PLA-developments
Patrick Zimmermann: Different markets, different requirements – Customized PLA-developments
New developments & Strategies in PLA end-of-life – biodegradability - compostability and recycling issues
New developments & Strategies in PLA end-of-life – biodegradability - compostability and recycling issues

These industry experts will be among the speakers to share their knowledgen and experience...