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All PowerPoint presentations of the speakers are available below for download in pdf format. 

DAY 1 - Monday April 4th

Opening Session

Welcome & opening, Claudia Topalli, Deputy General Manager TEPPFA
Tony Calton, General Manager, TEPPFA - TEPPFA 25
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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
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Ruben Dekker, Environment Attaché Permanent Representation of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the EU
Riccardo Viaggi, European Builders Confederation
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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
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The expert’s perspective: Mark Goedkoop, CEO PRé
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Paolo Masoni, Research Director, ENEA
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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
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Fulvia Raffaelli, Acting HoU, European Commission, DG GROW
Ferran Rosa, Zero Waste Europe
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Gabriel Spruijt, Tessenderlo
Cees Luttikhuizen, Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Environment
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Conference Session 5 - Drinking Water in Europe: Issues & Challenges

Moderator: Tony Frost, ICPDW
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Tobias Biermann, European Commission DG ENV
Iain Naismith, The Water Bureau
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Markus Bohl, Uponor

With the contribution of: Manfred Fuchs, European Commission DG GROW

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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"
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Zoran Davidovski, Pipelife, on behalf of Steven Fokman, Utah State University
"Survey results of water main failures in the US and Canada"

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