Speakers, content and timings liable to change.
Time Information
9:30 AM - 9:40 AM
9:40 AM - 10:05 AM
Answers from the consultations and next steps

10:05 AM - 10:30 AM
Laying down the capacity challenge – what does the market need to do to meet the targets?
Peter Maddox, Director, WRAP

10:30 AM - 10:55 AM
How Veolia is responding to changing policies, market conditions, technical developments.
Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Veolia

10:55 AM - 11:20 AM

11:20 AM - 11:45 AM
What challenges are we currently facing with plastics recycling and what solutions and partnerships do we see emerging?
Jo Padwick, Business Transformation Manager, Lucozade Ribena Suntory

11:45 AM - 12:10 PM
Plastics rPET producer – responses to DRS, EPR and how to meet recycling commitments.
Kinza Sutton, Head of Public Affairs and Sustainability, Europe, Plastipak

12:10 PM - 12:35 PM
Why larger and sustainable markets for recycled plastics must be found.
Mike Baxter, External Affairs Director, RPC bpi group

12:35 PM - 1:00 PM
Panel discussion

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

1:50 PM - 2:10 PM
Aiming for excellence - Welsh policies and strategies to accelerate the shift to a circular economy.
Sue Jay, Sector specialist, WRAP

2:10 PM - 2:35 PM
New business models for success in the circular economy and the advantages over traditional linear economics.
Keith Freegard, , Keith Freegard Consulting

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2:35 PM - 3:30 PM
Industry debate - what do we need to do to generate an environment to encourage investment into reprocessing infrastructure?
Hugh Unwin, Co-Head Bioenergy Division, Greencoat Capital LLP
Adrian Hawkes, Policy director, Valpak

3:30 PM - 2:55 PM
Refreshments (1)

3:55 PM - 4:15 PM
Development projects and the shape of future capacity investment
Nick Cliffe, Head of Advanced Materials, Innovate UK

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4:15 PM - 4:35 PM
Cracking the mixed plastics problem, using pyrolysis for polymer outputs
Adrian Haworth, Market Strategy Consultant, Recycling Technologies

4:35 PM - 4:55 PM
Chemical recycling of mixed waste plastic – current results and projected development
Cloé Ragot, Head of Policy and Sustainability, Plastic Energy

4:55 PM - 5:00 PM
Chairman’s round-up and next steps