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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 Chairman
Jim Keefe, Executive Vice President and Group Publisher, Recycling Today Media Group
9:05 Economic Outlook and Impact on the Paper Industry
Per-ove Nordstrom, Global Basic Materials Practice, McKinsey & Company
9:25 Paper Recycling Industry, the link which closes the loop of paper
Marc-Antoine Belthe, the Head of Recycling for Veolia Proprete France Recycling
9:45 Paper and Recycling in a Circular Economy
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 Management, PTS
11:30 Paper for Recycling - Availability, Quality, Future Supply
Graham Moore, Strategic Consultant, Smithers Pira
11:55 Quality - Everybody's on Board, But the Next Steps? 
Guillermo Valles, Materials Director, SAICA
12:15 Panel Discussion - including Barry Read, Chairman, The Paper Industry Technical Association (PITA)
12:45 Lunch will be served for all speakers and delegates
Recycling Plant Operations
Development of recycling plants across Europe and changes in light of changed quality requirements, collection schemes and material streams.
14:00 Opening remarks from Session Chair
Cees Duijn, Managing Director, BHS Europe
14:05 Modelling the Dry Paper Cardboard Sorting Process
Winfrid Rauch, CEO, Matthiessen Engineering and Researcher at Technical University of Darmstadt
14:25 Securing Constant Product Qualities in Modern, State of the Art MRFs by Utilizing a Process Monitoring and Control System and Homogenization of the Material Flow via Selective Buffering
Thomas Baldt, Sales Manager and Product specialist Optical sorting, BHS Europe
14:45 Representative from SITA
15:10 Panel discussion with session panel members
15:35 Networking Refreshment Break
Logistics in the Paper Recycling Industry
Exploring both intra Europe (truck/rail) and overseas freight companies on the issues with recovered paper transportation
16:05 Opening remarks from Session Chairman
Ranjit Baxi, Managing Director, J&H Sales International Ltd.
16:30 Finding the Balance: Looking for the Happy Medium in Recovered Materials and Container Shipping
David Mitchell, REC Materials Client Manager, Maersk Line
16.50 Logistics: A Challenge for Recycling Industry
Peter Godfrey, Export Manager, All Port Cargo Services
16:50 Panel Discussion with session panel members
17:35 Close of Conference for Day One
All delegates, speakers and exhibitors are welcome to join us in the exhibition area for the drinks reception. This will be a joint reception for both Plastics and Paper Recycling delegates; a great opportunity to network with an even larger delegate base. It will finish around 19:00, giving everyone plenty of time for dinner or to explore Milan.
Conference Day 2 - 30 October
Mill Buyers Panel
Opening with a review of a series of different mills/mill companies with an emphasis on new and changing mills, culminating in Q&A session.
9:00 Opening remarks from Session Chair
Bill Moore, President, Moore & Associates
9:15 Luca Mannori, Recovered Paper Procurement, Smurfit Kappa
9:25 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 Kritz Lara, Market Analyst, Numera Analytics
11:30 What's happening throughout China and the rest of Asia
Johan Boons, General Manager, Sha International BVBA
11:45 Changing Fortunes in the Asian Paper Industry
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
A perspective on the supplier/collector/processor, broker, and mill businesses in Italy.
14:00 Opening remarks from Session Chair
Massimo Ramunni, Deputy Director General, Assocarta
14:05 Presentations of representatives from throughout the Italian recovered paper supply chain
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
15:35 Conference Close

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