Programme: bio!TOY

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

11:00-13:00 Registration
12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:15 Michael Thielen, Polymedia Publisher & Harald Kaeb, narocon Welcome remarks. Introduction into the topic
13:15-13:40 Harald Kaeb, narocon Bye-bye plastics? Transition to a circular and sustainable plastics industry.
13:40-14:05 Ulrich Brobeil, DVSI Biobased materials: A strategic arena for the German Toy Maker Association DVSI
14:05-14:30 Nelleke van der Puil, Lego The Journey towards sustainable materials at LEGO: the past, present and future
14:30-14:55 Asta Partanen, nova Institute Biobased plastics, biodegradable plastics and biocomposites for toys
14:55-15:20 Oliver Ehlert, Din Certco Biobased Products – Standards, Certification, Testing, Markets
15:20-15:40 Gabriele Peterek, FNR Supporting research and innovation - Funding opportunities
15:40-16:10 Coffee & Networking Break
16:10-16:35 Martin Clemesha, Braskem Green PE, the biobased plastic toy solution
16:35-17:00 Stefan Friedrich, Bioblo Bioblo building blocks: balancing profitability and sustainability
17:00-17:25 François de Bie, Total Corbion Sustainable and innovative biobased solutions for the toy industry
17:25-17:50 Stephanie Triau, Bioseries Down to earth, biobased toys : building the promise of a better tomorrow
17:50-18:15 Helmut Nägele, Tecnaro Raw material shift in the plastics industry – Children’s toys made from tailormade blends
18:15-18:40 Beatrice and Daniele Radaelli, eKoala Bio-toys...With eKoala it's child's play!
18:40-19:30 Cocktail-Reception & Networking
19:30 Dinner Sponsored by the conference organizers

Thursday, 28 March 2019

08:30-08:40 Michael Thielen, Polymedia Publisher & Harald Kaeb, narocon Welcome remarks - 2nd day
08:40-09:05 Kathrin Birkmann, TÜV Rheinland Safety of Plastic Toys – Mechanical / Physical and Chemical Requirements
09:05-09:30 Clara Blasco, AIJU Consumer attitudes and toy trends for Eco-babies and Bio-parenting
09:30-09:55 Thomas Köppl, Hexpol TPE A material journey to green toys
09:55-10:20 Valerie Lecoeur - Zoë b Organic & Christian Lenges, DuPont Zoë B beach toys - functional & beautiful
10:20-10:45 Coffee & Networking Break
10:45-11:35 Panel Discussion: What is needed to promote a transition? British Toy & Hobby Association, European Bioplastics, Braskem, Mattel
11:35-12:00 Tijana Duric, Neste Opportunities with Neste renewable plastic solutions
12:00-12:25 Patrick Zimmermann, FKuR Play with plastics – Nature as guideline
12:25-12:50 t.b.c.
12:50-13:50 Lunch
13:50-14:15 Mark Remmert, Greendot Bioplastic Material Development for Toys and Tots - fulfilling the varied value propositions of toymakers
14:15-14:40 Tony Ramenda, TicToys Binabo and other sustainable toys - a success-story

Subject to changes.

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

Harald Kaeb, narocon
Harald Kaeb, narocon
Ulrich Brobeil, Deutscher Verband der Spielwaren industrie
Ulrich Brobeil, Deutscher Verband der Spielwaren industrie
Nelleke van der Puil, Lego
Nelleke van der Puil, Lego
Helmut Nägele, Tecnaro nova-Institute
Helmut Nägele, Tecnaro nova-Institute
Patrick Zimmermann, FKuR
Patrick Zimmermann, FKuR
Beatrice & Daniele Radaelli, eKoala
Beatrice & Daniele Radaelli, eKoala
Mark Remmert, Greendot Bioplastics
Mark Remmert, Greendot Bioplastics