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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
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
Speakers on 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.
16:10 David Mitchell, REC Materials Client Manager, Maersk Line
17:10 Panel Discussion with session panel members
17:35 Close of Conference
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 Presentations of three or four mill buyers - perspectives from across the globe
Luca Mannori, Financing and Sourcing Manager, Smurfit Kappa
10:00 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 Boon, General Manager, Sha International BVBA
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 Chairman
15:30 Conference Close