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Conference Day 1 - 29 October
The State of the Paper Recycling Industry
Representatives from paper mill, solid waste, paper processor, and brokerage give their views on the issues within their industries
9:00 Opening remarks from Chariman
Jim Keefe, Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Recycling Today Media Group
9:05 Macro-economic perspective on Paper Recycling Industry
Per-ove Nordstrom, Global Basic Materials Practice, McKinsey
9:25 Perspective from an industry supplier
Marc-Antoine Belthe, the Head of Recycling for Veolia Proprete France Recycling
9:45 Perspective from a European Paper Mill
Jim Malone, European Sales and Purchasing Director, DS Smith Recycling Division
10:00 Panel Discussion
10:30 Networking Refreshment Break
Quality and Supply
A discussion on the changing quality demands from Mills, the progress of EN643 standards and changing export quality issues
11:00 Opening remarks from Session Chairman
Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates
11:05 Future Quality of Paper for Recycling
Johannes Kappen, R&D Strategy, Division Manager Resource Managment, PTS
11:30 Declining grade supply, substitution/alternative grades/pulps plus Macro view of Quality and Supply
Graham Moore, Paper Consultant, Smithers Pira
11:55 Quality - Everybody's on Board, But the Next Steps? 
Guillermo Valles, SAICA
Barry Read
12:15 Panel Discussion
12:45 Lunch will be served for all speakers and delegates
Recycling Plant Operations
With changing materials streams, collection schemes and quality requirements the operations of recycling plants are also evolving. This session will examine those trends and share the experience of plant operators who have made investments to increase their competitiveness.
14:00 Opening remarks from Session Chair
15:10 Panel discussion with session panel members
15:35 Networking Refreshment Break
Logistics in the Paper Recycling Industry
Exploring issues with recovered paper transportation – focusing on both intra Europe (truck/rail) and overseas freight
16:05 Opening remarks from Session Chairman
Ranjit Baxi, Managing Director, J&H Sales International Ltd.
16:10 David Mitchell, REC Materials Client Manager, Maersk Line
16.30 Alan Newell, General Manager (UK), China Shipping Container Lines
16.50 Peter Godfrey, Export Manager, All Port Cargo Services
17:10 Panel Discussion with session panel members
17:35 Close of Conference for Day One
Conference Day 2 - 30 October
Mill Buyers Panel
A panel of key recovered paper mill buyers will provide insights on quality requirements, shifts in paper grades and procurement technique trends. Opening with a review of a series of different mills/mill companies with an emphasis on new and changing mills
9:00 Opening remarks from Session Chair
Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates
9:15 Luca Mannori, Recovered Paper Procurement, Smurfit Kappa
9:25 Paper for Recycling Quality, how big an issue is it?
Nuno Messias, Director of Raw Material Purchasing, Europac
9:35 Daniel Garcar, Regional Purchasing Manager (CEE), Metsa Tissue
9:45 Matt Feekings, Recycling Area Manager, Aylesford Newsprint Ltd
9:55 Panel Discussion with session panel members
10:30 Networking Refreshment Break
What's Happening in India, China, Other Asia, North America, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East
11:10 Opening remarks from Session Chair
Dan Sandoval, Senior Editor, Recycling Today Media Group
11:15 Regional focus on ONP, OMG and OCC usage and collection
Joaquin Krtiz Lara, Market Analyst, Numera Analytics
11:30 What’s happening throughout China and the rest of Asia
Johan Boons, General Manager, Sha International BVBA
Thijs Cox, Manager, (China) Ciparo
12:15 Panel Discussion with session panelists
12:45 Lunch will be served for all speakers and delegates
An In-Depth Look at the Italian Paper Recycling Industry
Insights on the paper recycling mill business in Italy – brining key industry stakeholders from across the supply chain to give expert perspectives
14:00 Opening remarks
14:05 Enzo Scalia, Managing Director, BSB Recycling
14:20 Luigi Trombetta, Raw Materials Purchasing Manager, Lucart
14:35 Roberto Massotina, R.P. Trading Srl
14:50 Guido G. Vigorelli, Head of Procurement & Logistics, Reno De Medici S.p.A.
15:05 Panel Discussion with session panelists
15:30 Closing Comments
15:30 Conference Close

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