Programme: Bioplastics Business Breakfast 2019

The conference programme will be permanently updated during the following weeks

17 Oct. 2019: Bioplastics in Packaging

8:00-8:05 Michael Thielen, bioplastics MAGAZINE Welcome remarks
8:05-8:25 Harald Kaeb, narocon Biobased Plastic Packaging in Europe - Update & Outlook
8:25-8:45 Caroli Buitenhuis, Green Serendipity Future of biobased packaging
8:45-9:05 Patrick Gerritsen, Bio4Pack Biobased plastics and recycling
9:05-9:25 Tim Wagler, Braskem Green PE, the biobased drop-in solution for the circular economy
9:25-9:35 Q&A
9:35-9:55 Francois de Bie, Total Corbion PLA Latest developments (t.b.c.)
9:55-10:15 Viviana Conti , NatureWorks Latest developments (t.b.c.)
10:15-10:35 Marie-Hélène Gramatikoff, Lactips A competitive and 100% biobased technology
10:35-10:45 Q&A
10:45-11:05 Coffe & Networking Break
11:05-11:25 David Sudolski, Anellotech
11:25-11:45 Daniel Ganz, Sukano All you need to know to successfully run PBS
11:45-12:05 Neil Dewar, Mold-Masters Europe Critical Bio-Resin Processing Insights for Packaging
12:05-12:25 Sam Deconinck, OWS Biodegradation, Testing & Certification
12:25-12:30 Q&A

18 Oct. 2019: PLA, an innovative Bioplastic

8:00-8:05 Michael Thielen, bioplastics MAGAZINE Welcome remarks
8:05-8:25 Mark Vergauwen, NatureWorks Latest developments (t.b.c.)
8:25-8:45 Hugo Vuurens, Total Corbion PLA t.b.d.
8:45-9:05 Caine Folkes-Miller , Floreon t.b.d.
9:05-9:25 José Ángel Ramos, ADBioplastics Advanced biomaterials for packaging applications
9:25-9:35 Q&A
9:35-9:55 Clémentine Arnault, Carbiolice New enzymated technology Evanesto, that make PLA fully compostable
9:55-10:15 Thomas Unger, Leistritz Direct extrusion and Compounding of Biopolymers
10:15-10:35 Patrick Zimmermann, FKuR PLA ompounds moving away from compostability (t.b.c.)
10:35-10:45 Q&A
10:45-11:05 Coffe & Networking Break
11:05-11:25 Daniel Ganz, Sukano Advances in PLA modification via additives masterbatches
11:25-11:45 Karsten Schulz, Omya t.b.d.
11:45-12:05 Luis Roca, AIMPLAS Tailor made PLA by Reactive extrusion for packaging applications
12:05-12:25 Michael Carus, nova Institute The role of PLA in the Bio-based Economy
12:25-12:30 Q&A

19 Oct. 2019: Bioplastics in durable applications

8:00-8:05 Michael Thielen, bioplastics MAGAZINE Welcome remarks
8:05-8:25 Harald Ruhland, Ricone From engineering to technical application - successful development of a bio-based technical product
8:25-8:45 Alejandra de Noren , Neste Circular drop-in solutions for durable applications
8:45-9:05 Richard Lambert, Braskem t.b.d.
9:05-9:25 Julian Truchot , GCR Group new mineral masterbatch solution for biopolymers (t.b.c.)
9:25-9:35 Q&A
9:35-9:55 Uwe Michael Jakobs, Arkema Polyamide 11 durable by nature
9:55-10:15 Stephane Wohlgemuth, DSM EcoPaXX: a drop in for when PA66 reaches its limits
10:15-10:35 Dirk Schawaller, Tecnaro Latest developments with Arboform-Compounds (t.b.c.)
10:35-10:45 Q&A
10:45-11:05 Coffe & Networking Break
11:05-11:25 Mücahit Üngür (t.b.c.), FKuR Latest developments with Terralene-Compounds(t.b.c.)
11:25-11:45 Salvador Ortega , NatureWorks t.b.d.
11:45-12:05 Thomas Köppl, Hexpol TPE t.b.d.
12:05-12:25 Asta Partanen, nova-Institute Biocomposites
12:25-12:30 Q&A

As a novelty, based on the great success of the first PHA platform World Congress 2018, we have added a fourth day to the programme. This new PHA-day is co-organized by GO!PHA, the Global Organization for PHA.

20 Oct. 2019: PHA, opportunities and challenges

8:00-8:05 Michael Thielen, bioplastics MAGAZINE Welcome remarks
8:05-8:25 Jan Ravenstijn – Jan Ravenstijn Consulting State-of-the-art of the PHA-platform industrialization
8:25-8:45 Pieter Willot, deSter PHA for FMCG’s: challenges between raw material and the consumer market.
8:45-9:05 Anindya Mukherjee, i2i Consulting PHA’s cost equivalency to conventional plastics – A new value chain
9:05-9:20 Q&A
9.20-9:40 Daniel Pohludka, Nafigate PHB in cosmetic products
9:40-10:00 Fabiana Fantinel, Sabio Materials Applications and application developments with PHA-polymers
10:00:-10:20 Silvia Kliem, Institut für Kunststofftechnik, Universität Stuttgart Impact Modification of PHB by the Building of a Block Copolymer
10:20-10:35 Q&A
10:35-10:55 Coffee & Networking Break
10:55-11:15 Lara Dammer, nova Institute EU circular Economy and Plastics Strategy
11.15-11:35 Remy Jongboom, Biotec PHA compound applications (t.b.c.)
11.35-11:55 Jan Ravenstijn, GO!PHA Status of the GO!PHA Organization
11:55-12:15 Lara Dammer, nova Institute Natural polymers and PHA in EU legislation
15:15-12:30 Q&A - Summary

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