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DAY 1 - Monday April 4th
Welcome & opening, Claudia Topalli, Deputy General Manager TEPPFA
Tony Calton, General Manager, TEPPFA - TEPPFA 25
Conference Session 1 - Circular Economy: Where Are We Now?
The Missing Link Between Growth & Environment and Industry Perspective
Keynote: Mrs. Aurore Maillet, Cabinet of Commissioner Carmenu Vella
Niels Rune Solgaard-Nielsen, CEO Pipelife, President TEPPFA
Ruben Dekker, Environment Attaché Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU
Riccardo Viaggi, European Builders Confederation
Conference Session 2 - International Snapshot:
What Are The Global Challenges & Opportunities for Plastic Piping Systems?
An overview of market challenges and opportunities in the construction sector worldwide with clear indications on what this represents for the Plastic Pipes & Fittings sector
Moderator: James Crisp, Deputy News Editor, EurActiv
Robert Lawrence, Managing Director, Gulf Plastics Pipes Association (UAE)
Alexandre Dangis, Managing Director, EuPC (EU)
Rob G. Spekreijse, CEO Rollepaal Group, South American perspective
Mr. Saurabh Dhanorkar, MD of Finolex Industries Ltd, India
DAY 2 - Tuesday April 5th
Welcome & Opening, Claudia Topalli, Deputy General Manager, TEPPFA
Conference Session 3 - Policy objectives of PEF
Moderator: Gwenole Cozigou, Director, European Commission DG GROW
Status Quo: Michele Galatola, Officer, European Commission DG ENV
The expert’s perspective: Mark Goedkoop, CEO PRé
Paolo Masoni, Research Director, ENEA
Frédéric Midy, CEO EMEA, Aliaxis
Christophe Sykes, Construction Products Europe
Conference Session 4 - Circular Economy "Quo Vadis?"
New Circular Economy Package: What's New & What Will Happen Next?
Moderator: Claudia Topalli, Deputy General Manager TEPPFA
Keynote: Giovanni La Via, Member of the European Parliament, President of ENV Committee
Karl Foerster, Plastics Europe
Fulvia Raffaelli, Acting HoU, European Commission, DG GROW
Ferran Rosa, Zero Waste Europe
Gabriel Spruijt, Tessenderlo
Cees Luttikhuizen, Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Environment
Conference Session 5 - Drinking Water in Europe: Issues & Challenges
Moderator: Tony Frost, ICPDW
Tobias Biermann, European Commission DG ENV
Iain Naismith, The Water Bureau
Markus Bohl, Uponor
With the contribution of: Manfred Fuchs, European Commission DG GROW
Conference Session 6 - Lifetime & Quality of Plastic Pipes
Moderator: Tony Calton, General Manager, TEPPFA
Reinhold Lang, Linz University
"25 Years of Plastics Pipe Research - An Academic Case Study"
Zoran Davidovski, Pipelife, on behalf of Steven Fokman, Utah State University
"Survey results of water main failures in the US and Canada"