ECMA Annual Congress 2019 - Working Programme

Wednesday 18 September 2019

12.00 - 17.00   ECMA Internal Meetings (Committees and Forums)
     
12.00 - 19.00   Arrival participants and registration at the ECMA Desk in the hotel lobby
     
19.00   Welcome Cocktail and Table Top Exhibition in the South Foyer of The Westin Dragonara Resort
     
20.00



  Welcome Dinner at the Reef Club Sundeck of The Westin Dragonara Resort.
You can enjoy the fantastic view of the Mediterrean while you catch up with your ECMA friends and enjoy good food.

Dress Code: Smart Casual
 

Thursday 19 September 2019

08.30    ECMA Annual General Meeting (for ECMA members only)
     

09.00

  Partner's Programme (click to see the full Partner Programme)
     

10.00 

  Welcome and opening of the ECMA Annual Congress 2019 by ECMA President, Jean-François Roche 
     
10.15   Welcome to Malta: Joseph Muscat, Prime Minister of Malta
     
10.45














  Start of Working Programme Day 1 - zooming in on:

Single-Use Plastic Directive (SUP) vs Cartons
- Political views
- Retailer's and Brand Owner's perspective

Collection and Recycling
- Views from CEPI and CITPA

National Converter Developments
- National Association
- Maltese converting company

Keynote Speaker
- The Future of Purchasing
     
17.30    End of Day 1 
     
19.00

 




  Departure by bus from the lobby of The Westin Dragonara Resort for the
Carton Excellence Award Gala Dinner at the Limestone Heritage

During dinner the winners of the European Carton Excellence Award and
the Pro Carton Young Designers Award will be announced

Dress Code: Black Tie
   

Friday 20 September 2019

09.00    Partner's Programme (click to see the full Partner Programme)
      
09.00



















  Start of Working Programme Day 2 - zooming in on:

Security
- Cyber Security
- Anti-tampering / Anti-counterfeiting

National Converter Developments
- National Association

Economy
- Economical developments and trends, industry challenges and Brexit...
- 360° Industry Update
- Presentation European Carton Prospects Report 2019

Human Factor
- Women in our industry
- HR: how to attract the next generation?

Keynote Speaker
- ‘A Pilot’s Mindset.’
     
17.30    Closure of the ECMA Congress by ECMA President, Jean-François Roche 
     
19.00 


  Departure by bus from the lobby of The Westin Dragonara Resort for dinner at Café Del Mar.

Dress Code: Smart Casual
     
   

Saturday 21 September 2019
Optional Excursion (not incl. in participation fee)

09.00


 

We will meet at the jetty of The Westin Dragonara to be transferred by speedboats and board on an
exclusive chartered Gullet for a tour around the Valletta Harbour at sea. The boat, the largest gullet built for cruising,
is the best way to enjoy a morning at sea, sailing to the most scenic harbour in Malta.

     
11.30    On arrival in Valletta Harbour, there will be a guided short tour in Valletta.
     
13.00    Lunch is served at the Valletta Waterfront. 
     
14.30    Guests will be free to enjoy Valletta at their own pace. 
     
16.00  

Coach pick up from Valletta Phoenicia Hotel back to The Westin Dragonara Resort in St. Julian's.

 

Please note that all details mentioned
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