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Petcore Europe Annual Conference


14 Jun 2022 to 15 Jun 2022


DoubleTree by Hilton


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Event Description

We are looking forward to meeting you all on the 14-15th June 2022!

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Please find below and attached comprehensive details regarding our Annual Conference which will take place in Brussels on the 14-15 June 2022. Information and Registration is available on our dedicated website:

Should you need to stay overnight in Brussels be advised that we have negotiated a preferential rate at the conference venue, DoubleTree by Hilton, which is offering a special group rate of 170 € per night including breakfast, free cancellation - 72 hours prior to your reservation. For more details, please follow the link.

Please find below some practical information in case you still have questions:

1. All information regarding the event can be found on Petcore Europe’s dedicated website.

2. If you have already purchased your tickets for the 2-3 of February, they STILL will be valid for the 14-15 June, no additional registration is required.

3. There are different types of tickets available for purchase:

  • for members – associated members & non-members
  • for both 2 days
  • for 1 day only
  • for the networking dinner (for members - associated members & non-members)
  • online access to the conference in case you are unable to attend in person.

4. To learn more about the covid safe regulations in Belgium prior to your arrival, we invite you to visit the website.

5. Important: In Belgium, the EU Digital COVID Certificate (EUDCC) is not currently required to access public spaces, such as bars and restaurants, fitness centres, museums, swimming pools, large events. Please, consult the measures section for further details as the situation is liable to evolve.

Day 1 | Tuesday, 14 June 2022
Perspectives, Strategy and Legislative Challenges for the PET value chain

  • Andy Grant (Eunomia)
  • ​Argiris Dabanlis (Petcore Europe)
  • ​David Turier (Fleishman & Hillard)
  • ​Antonello Ciotti (Petcore Europe)
  • ​Filip de Botton (Logoplaste)
  • ​Nicolas Lorentz (PACCOR)
  • ​Casper van den Dungen (Plastics Recyclers Europe)
  • ​Bernhard Heisel (Schwarz Gruppe)
  • ​Nizar Benismail (NMWE)

Day 2 | Wednesday, 15 June 2022
PET Collecting, Sorting, Recycling & Circularity

  • Mike Neal (CPME)
  • Martin Stephan (Carbios)
  • Sofiane Mameri (Sleever)
  • Sebastian Lemp (Alpla)
  • Klaas Geneyn (McBride)
  • Ana Fernandez (Klöckner Pentaplast)
  • Hélène Legrand (Valorplast) & François Lagrue (Wellman)
  • Vincent Colard (CITEO)
  • Bruno Van Gompel (UNESDA)
  • Fabrizio Di Gregorio (Plastics Recyclers Europe)
  • Larry Logan (Digimarc) & Gian De Belder (Procter & Gamble)
  • Clarissa Morawski (Reloop)
  • Eric Randall (Bryson Recycling)
  • Ian Smith (Machinex)

Keynote speakers from the European Commission & the European Parliament:

  • ​Circular Plastic Alliance: Monitoring standardization and state of play – Laure Baillargeon (EU Commission)
  • Single Use Plastic Directive by DG environment – Mattia Pellegrini (EU Commission)
  • Deposit for better collection and better PET sorting Scheme – Maria Spyraki (EU Parliament) 

We are looking forward to meeting you in person after such a challenging period!

Best wishes,

Petcore Europe Team


Seascape Belgium
Senior Communication Officer
European Aluminium
Trade Policy Assistant
EU Representation Wirtschaftskammer Österreich
Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung European Union
Student Assistant