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Only one month to go! - European Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2019

Only one month to go! - European Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2019

On 11 - 12 April 2019, Polymer Comply Europe (PCE), on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC), will hold its 6th edition of the European Food Contact Plastics Seminar in Brussels. This year, the seminar will focus on Improving transparency throughout the supply chain.

The two-day event will bring together participants from the industry, research institutes, European and national authorities, food and drink companies and retailers. A networking cocktail will be held on the evening of 11 April.

Now is the time to register to the European Food Contact Plastics Seminar. 

Register here


Thursday, 11 April 2019

11.30 - 13.00  Registration & Walking Lunch


13.00 - 13.15 Introduction
13.15 - 13.45 Latest developments on Endocrine Disrupters within EU Regulations
Antonio Conto, ChemSafe
13.45 - 14.15 Titanium Dioxide: Implications of proposed CLP classification for food contact plastics
Joeri Leenaers, Chemours / Titanium Dioxide Manufacturers Association
14.15 - 14.45 Regulatory requirements for Nanomaterials in the context of the EU Food Contact Regulations
Beate Kettlitz, Food Safety Expert
14.45 - 15.15 Mutual recoginition principle in marketing of FCMs
Rachida Semail, Keller and Heckman
15.15 - 15.45 Coffee Break


15.45 - 16.15 Best practice in exchange of B2B information: Case study of Nestlé
Lionel Spack, Nestlé
16.15 - 16.45 Food manufacturer perspective on improving transparency throughout the supply chain
16.45 - 17.15 How a drink manufacturer and retailer ensures compliance with EU Food Contact Regulations
Suzanne De Cort, Coca-Cola
17.15 - 18.00 Round-table
18.00 - 19.00 Networking Cocktail

Friday, 12 April 2019

08.30 - 09.00 Registration & Welcome Coffee
09.00 - 09.15 Introduction


09.15 - 09.45 Vision 2025 : The Future Direction of EU Food Contact Legislation
Dario Dainelli, Polymer Comply Europe
09.45 - 10.15 State of Play: Evaluation of the FCMs Framework Regulation and Plastics Recycling and Circular Economy
Takis Daskaleros, FCM Team, European Commission, DG Santé
10.15 - 10.45  Opportunities for improvement of EU regulations to streamline enforcement of national authorities
Bernard Hegarty, Food Safety Authority of Ireland
10.45 - 11.15 Developments in the JRC/EuPC Joint Project on NIAS Identification
Polymer Comply Europe/EuPC/JRC (Speaker TBC)
11.15 - 11.45 Coffee Break


11.45 - 12.15 Recycling of PET sheets in the EU
Speaker TBC
12.15 - 12.30 Future challenges for recycling of PET bottles in the EU
Speaker TBC
12.30 - 13.00 Amendment of Regulation (EU) No. 282/2008 and Authorization Decisions for recycling processes
Martin Policar, Polymer Comply Europe
13.00 - 13.15 Closing
13.15 - 14.00 Walking Lunch


Do not miss the European Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2019!

We look forward to your participation.

About Polymer Comply Europe

Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) is a service provider for the plastics industry specialised in EU legislation. Since 1989 we have been closely working with the industry developing an in-depth knowledge and wide experience in EU Regulatory Compliance, Association Management and Projects & Studies.

Due to the increasing complexity of EU legislation, companies can benefit from more legal and technical advice. Companies involved in the plastics industry can get support on how to cope with this burden and our experts can provide you with the best expertise. You will receive informed advice from our best EU experts. For this we decided to develop a pool of EU plastics experts under our service company Polymer Comply Europe, based in Brussels.

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