ECMA Annual Congress - Working Programme

Wednesday 14 September 2022

09.00 - 18.00
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 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center
20.00
Welcome Dinner at the DoubleTree by Hilton Krakow Hotel & Convention Center
Dress Code: Smart Casual



Thursday 15 September 2022

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

WORKING PROGRAMME - DAY 1

09.00 - 09.15
INTRODUCTION & ECMA UPDATE
Congress moderators Katja Pötzsch and Mike Turner introduce themselves and give an update on ECMA's activities.

09.15 - 09.30
OFFICIAL OPENING
Jean-François Roche, President of ECMA, welcomes all delegates and opens the congress.

09.30 - 10.00
WELCOME TO POLAND
Marek Belka - Ex-Polish Prime Minister & Finance Minister and current MEP

REFLECTION & OUTLOOK - Part 1

10.00 - 10.40
THE WORLD BEYOND THE PANDEMIC
An Hodgson - Head of Consumers Practice at Euromonitor International

10.40 - 11.00
HEIDELBERG - PRINT PRESS ACTIVITY THROUGH THE PANDEMIC
Andreas Lang, SSVP Global Key Account Management at Heidelberg

11.00 - 11.05
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - METSÄ BOARD

11.05 - 11.30
COFFEE BREAK

11.30 - 12.10
A VIEW FROM THE EDGE
Neil Osment - NOA Prism Ltd

12.10 - 12.15
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - BOBST

LEGISLATIVE TSUNAMI

12.15 - 13.00
TITLE TBC
Jori Ringman, Director General at CEPI

13.00 - 14.00
LUNCH BREAK

FIBRE PACKAGING - WORKING TOGETHER TO DEFEND & PROMOTE

14.00 - 14.30
THE 4EVERGREEN JOURNEY TOWARDS PERFECTING CIRCULARITY
Susanna Haase, Programme Director at 4Evergreen Alliance

14.30 - 14.45
INTRODUCTION FIBRE PACKAGING EUROPE & UPDATE ACTIVITIES
Mike Turner, Chairman Fibre Packaging Europe

14.45 - 15.00
#GREENSOURCE INTRODUCTION & PRO CARTON UPDATE
Winnie Muehling, Managing Director at Pro Carton

15.00 - 15.05
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - HEIDELBERG

SUSTAINABILITY UNBOXED

15.05 - 15.40
PACKAGING SUSTAINABILITY - THE WHOLE PICTURE
Dr. Manfred Tacker, University of Applied Sciences Vienna

15.40 - 15.45
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - VALCO MELTON

15.45 - 16.15
TEA BREAK

16.15 - 17.00
A SUSTAINABILITY TSUNAMI IS HEADING TOWARDS THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY
Thomas Reiner, BPO Packaging Strategy & Innovation, Pro Packaging

17.00
CLOSE OF DAY ONE


19.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel for the Carton Excellence Award Award Dinner.
During dinner the winners of the European Carton Excellence Award and the Pro Carton Young Designers Award will be announced.
Dress Code: Casual Chic



Friday 16 September 2022

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

WORKING PROGRAMME - DAY 2

09.00 - 09.10
WELCOME TO DAY 2 AND RECAP OF DAY 1
Mike Turner, Managing Director at ECMA

SUSTAINABILITY - WHAT DO RETAILERS & BRAND OWNERS WANT?

09.10 - 09.45
TITLE TBC
Guillaume de Colonges, Group Merchandise Executive Director at Carrefour

09.45 - 10.20
TITLE TBC
Alexey Vishtal - MMK

SUSTAINABILITY - WHAT DO CONSUMERS WANT?

10.20 - 10.50
TITLE TBC
Jonathan Tame, Managing Director at Two Sides

10.50 - 10.55
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - RDM

10.55 - 11.20
COFFEE BREAK

COLLECTION & RECYCLING

11.20 - 12.00
CERTIFICATION OF RECYCLABILITY FOR FIBRE-BASED PACKAGING
Vincent Mooij, Head of Suez Recycling Circpack

12.00 - 12.40
EPR FOR PACKAGING AS TOOL ON THE WAY TO A CIRCULAR CARBON NEUTRAL ECONOMY
Joachim Quoden, Managing Director at EXPRA

12.40 - 12.45
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - BAUMER HHS

12.45 - 14.00
LUNCH BREAK

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION UPDATE

14.00 - 14.40
ECMA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION PANEL

14.40 - 14.45
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - KOENIG & BAUER

FOLDING CARTON INDUSTRY UPDATE

14.45 - 15.30
360° INDUSTRY UPDATE
Andreas Helbig, Seda Germany

FINANCIAL MARKETS IN THIS ERA OF CRISES - IMPLICATION FOR INVESTORS IN PACKAGING
Nick Mockett, Moorgate Capital

15.30 - 15.35
SPOTLIGHT SESSION - MAYR MELNHOF

15.35 - 16.00
TEA BREAK

16.00 - 16.45
KEYNOTE
Leyla Acaraglu, TED Speaker / Sustainability & Circular Economy Expert

16.45 - 17.00
THANK YOU & CONGRESS CLOSE
Jean-François Roche, President of ECMA
Congress moderators Katja Pötzsch and Mike Turner


19.00
Departure by bus from the lobby of the Hilton Krakow Hotel for the Farewell Dinner in the Old Town.
Dress Code: Smart Casual

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