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Plastics in Packaging

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21st November 2013 | BPF House, London, EC2A 3JE

The BPF's fifth annual plastics in packaging event returns in 2013 with a diverse and dynamic programme of speakers looking at all aspects of the plastics packaging industry.

This seminar will provide delegates with a comprehensive examination of the key topics facing the plastics packaging industry. Featuring an examination of future trends in packaging and raw materials prices the seminar also includes a case study by Unilever and finishes with an examination of how to deal with chemical scare stories.

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Seminar Programme:

10.15     Registration & Refreshments

10.45    Chairman’s Introduction - Peter Davis, British Plastics Federation

10.50    Future Packaging Trends - Paul Jenkins, The Pack Hub 

  •  Trends that will shape the plastics industry now and in ten years
  •  The future of plastics packaging 

11.30    Trends in the European Polymer Market for Packaging Raw Materials - Daniel Stricker, Plastics Information Europe

  • Trends in the next five years for packaging raw materials and what the plastics industry can expect 
  • Feedstock shifts and its implications on polymer pricing 
  • The volatility of the market and what you should know 

12.00   Tea & Coffee Break

12.15    The impact of the Courtauld Commitment - Claire Shrewsbury, WRAP

  • Progress of the commitment 
  • Case studies of the commitment
  • The implications for plastics packaging producers

12.45    EC Green Paper 'European Strategy on Plastics Waste in the Environment' - Philip Law, British Plastics Federation

  • What the green paper means to you 
  • BPF response to the green paper 
  • What you can do to help

13.00    Networking Lunch

14.00    Case Study - How Boots see the future of packaging - Andrew Jenkins, Boots

  • Boots packaging sustainability strategy and what it means for plastics packaging producers
  • Future trends affecting products at Boots
  • Collaborative approaches to solving the big issues



14.30    The Soft Drinks Road Map and its Implications for the Packaging Industry - Defra Speaker

  • An explanation of the soft drinks road map, its objectives and the reason for its creation
  • The implications of the road map for the packaging industry
  • What the future holds

15.00     Tea & Coffee Break

15.15     Dealing With Chemical Scare Stories - Sile LaneSense about Science

  • How best to deal with chemical scare stories
  • The importance of science and evidence in public discussion
  • Sense about Sciences experience of helping the public make sense of science 

15.45   Round up and close 

Prices:

BPF Members £199 + VAT
Affiliate Members £219 + VAT
Non BPF Members £249 + VAT
Academic Rate £50 + VAT
Additional Tickets £100 + VAT

Book your second ticket for this seminar at only £100+ VAT

Please note that all prices in the table below include VAT

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If you have any questions about this event then please contact the BPF Events team on 0207 457 5047 or via email on events@bpf.co.uk