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Day 1 - 28 October 2015
9:00 - 10:30 The Economic Stage and the Paper Industry's Role

Our opening keynote session features global and European economic reviews and forecasts, including a specific focus on the paper and board industry.

Speaker: Riku Kallio, Pöyry
Speaker: Per-Ove Nordstrom, McKinsey & Company

10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break
11:00  – 12:30  The Long Haul: Recovered Fibre Exports

Presentations and the discussion at this session will examine patterns in the international flow of recovered fibre, with a particular focus on fibre leaving the EU.

Speaker: Marc Ehrlich, Vipa Lausanne
Speaker: Markus Ocklund, Ekman Recycling Europe
Speaker: Simon Ellin, The Recycling Association

12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch
14:00  – 15:30 Recycling Plant Optimisation

As recycling plant operators strive to remain competitive, we'll look at welcome new trends in cost minimisation and quality assurance in the sorting and packing stages.

Speaker: Herman Van Der Meij, Viridor
Speaker: Neil Arlet, Division Engineering Manager, Biffa Group Limited

15:30 - 16:00 Networking Break
16:00 - 17:00 The Battle in the Bull Ring

This look at Spain's paper and recovered fibre industries will examine challenges and opportunities facing regional papermakers and recyclers as Spain's economy bounces back.

Speaker: Jean Louis Galharret, SAICA
Speaker: Antonio García Gleiser, Marepa-FCC Ámbito
Speaker: Francisco Donoso, ALBA Servicios Verdes S.L.

17:00 - 18:00 Drinks Reception
Day 2 - 29 October 2015
9:00 - 10:30 Mill Buyers' Roundtable

The issues and topics on the minds of paper mill buyers will be discussed in the 2015 version of this annual session, with audience questions and comments welcome.

Moderator: Bill Moore, Moore & Associates
Speaker: H.D. Hitzert, Huhtamaki
Speaker: Josef Augusta, Austria Papier Recycling
Speaker: Ignacio Sanchez, Smurfit Kappa Recycling B.V.

10:30 - 11:00 Networking Break
11:00 - 12:30 Cooperating to Yield Quality

Representatives from different links in the paper recycling and production chain will address ways in which the quality of recovered fibre can be improved.

Speaker: Johannes Brinksma, America Chung Nam
Speaker: Barry Read, The Paper Industry Technical Association
Speaker: David Barrio, ASPAPEL

12:30 - 14:00. Networking Lunch
14:00 - 15:30 Getting the Price Right

Panelists at this session will provide insight into the factors and methods that create the recovered fibre pricing that sellers and buyers rely on for every transaction.

Speaker: Ross Li, Lee & Man Paper
Speaker: Timo Teras, FOEX Indexes
Speaker: Katrijn van Riet, Suez Environment
Speaker: Angus MacPherson, The Environment Exchange