27.11.19 (Wednesday)


Welcome Session


  • KEY NOTE: Is requested 
  • Herman Van Roost Total Petrochemicals and Refining: The Circular Future of Plastics : Fundamentals and Innovation Challenges
  • Rainer Mantel BKV GmbH: Material Flow Analysis of Plastics in Europe 2018
  • Ton Emans PRE/CEDO: Presentation Title is requested
  • Q&A

11:10 Coffee Break

Use of Recyclates/Design for Circularity

  • Andreas Malmberg Trioplast: Presentation Title is requested
  • Timothy Glaz Werner & Mertz GmbH: Use of recyclates in FMCG
  • Andreas Bastian Plastship GmbH: New thinking for the circular economy – How can digital business models help to close the loop?
  • Francis Huysman Valipac: Design for circularity of industrial stretch film
  • Q&A

13:00 Lunch

  • Sascha Roth Nabu: Presentation Title is requested
  • Caterina Picuno Technische Universität Hamburg: Asessment of the current perfomances of post consumer plastic packaging in Germany
  • Panel Discussion Moderator: Christoph Lindner, Conversio

15:05 Coffee Break

Chemical Recycling

  • Alban Cotard Valorplast: Introduction to chemical recycling
  • Sven Riechers INEOS Styrolution Switzerland S.A.: Styrenics. Made for Recycling.
  • Andreas Kicherer BASF SE: Circular Economy at BASF: The ChemCycling project
  • Q&A

Technical Innovation

  • Clemens Kitzberger EREMA: How to produce high quality repellets to reach circular economy goals
  • Michael Stechert MS Tech Beteiligungs GmbH: Separation of mixed PP, PE and Multilayer Post Consumer Plastic Film Waste by their different densities
  • Pierre de Lepinau A.D.I.VALOR: Reach 100% recycling of mulching films: Is it possible?
  • Marina Lachevre RecyOuest: Presentation Title is requested
  • Q&A+ Closing EPRO, Peter Sundt

18:15 END


  • Departure to the Castle Johannisberg

28.11.19 (Thursday)



  • Opening

Int. Projects in Agricultural Plastics Recycling

  • Bernard Le Moine APE-Europe: Voluntary Comittment of Plasticulture
  • Teresa Martinez SINTAC Recycling: CAPEC value chain Agreement
  • Shane Hedderson cleanfarms: Systems development (information management system)
  • Eugene B. Jones Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX): A Review Agricultural Film Recycling in the US: Obstacles and Opportunities
  • Nesko Kuzmicic RIGK-Chile: Circular Economy Projects in Chile
  • Q&A

10:45 Coffee Break

System Development around the world

  • Stephane ADIVALOR: Collection and valorisation of agricultural nets: how to proceeed?
  • Simon Andrew Agrecovery: Managementsystem for agriculture-plastics in New Zealand
  • Volker Kaus IVA: Recycling developments: The German disposal system PAMIRA
  • Alexander Efimkin Ecopole: Pesticide container collection in Rusia
  • Prof. Ing. Pietro PICUNO University of BasilicataRecycling of agricultural plastics in Italy
  • Q&A
  • Closing EPRO, Peter Sundt

13:00 END