Programme

With a focus on current market trends, emerging markets and leading industry issues highlighted on the programme,
you can't afford to miss this year's event! View more details about the presentations below.

In addition to the numerous presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to network with colleagues through various
networking breaks and receptions. Hosted throughout the conference, these breaks are designed to help you build meaningful connections,
meet with exhibitors and gain further insight into the European paper market.

Looking for further education? Your full conference registration to Paper Recycling Conference Europe also provides access to the co-located Plastics Recycling Conference Europe educational sessions. CLICK HERE to view the Plastics Recycling Conference Europe programme.

 
9:00 – 10:30
Executive Roundtable: Paper and Board in Europe

Executives representing the paper and board production and recycling sectors in Europe discuss how they believe the industry will evolve during the next several years.

Speaker: Marc-Antoine Belthe, Veolia Proprete France Recycling
 
11:00 – 12:30
Collection Impacts and Perspectives

Presentations will address industry and government programmes designed to change the way recovered fibre is collected in Europe.

Speaker: Ulrich Leberle, CEPI
Speaker: Joost van Maaren, City of Rotterdam
Speaker: Bob Brussen, City of Rotterdam
 
14:00 – 15:15
By the Numbers

Researchers and analysts weigh in with what data and trend lines tell us about the present and future of key paper and board sectors—where is the industry as of 2016, and where is it headed?

 
15:45 – 17:00
Where in the World?

Immediately before delegates adjourn to our evening event at the Port of Rotterdam, this panel will discuss the state of Europe’s leading and emerging export & markets.

Jay Kedia, Cellpap
Speaker: Ron Laan Van Diepan en van der Kroef Advocaten
 
9:00 – 10:30
A Pretty Package

The high tonnage packaging grades that now dominate the recovered fibre industry will be the focus of this series of presentations and a follow-up discussion.

Speaker: David Powlson, Poyry Management Consulting
 
11:00 – 12:30
Paying the Freight: Europe's Transportation Challenges

Issues facing the ocean shipping, road, rail and barge systems that help fibre circulate within and away from Europe will be topics of conversation at this session.

Speaker: David Mitchell, Maersk
Speaker: Matthijs van Doorn, Havenbedrijf Rotterdam N.V.
Speaker: Jody Clayworth, Maritime Transport International