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Safety of Plastics: Let's talk about it


04 Nov 2013 23:00 to 05 Nov 2013 23:00



Event Type

L - Conference, forum

Organiser type

Federations / Associations


Climate & Environment
EU Priorities 2020
Block the date to join us and Prof Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to President Barroso on 5-6 November 2013 in Brussels

Event Description

Benefit from a promotional tariff and register before 31 July to the conference "Safety of Plastics: Let's talk about it”.

5-6 November in Steigenberger Grandhotel, Brussels, Belgium

Join us and help build trust and willingness to collaborate on issues that are crucial to the health and safety of consumers, to the industry's ability to innovate and finally to the place we want science to have in policy-making.

Confirmed speakers include, amongst others:

  •     Prof Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to the President of the European Commission
  •     António Fernando Correia de Campos, MEP / Chairman of the Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) Panel
  •     Carl Schlyter, MEP
  •     Dr Robert Madelin, Director General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
  •     Anne-Sofie Andersson, Director ChemSec
  •     Sir Jonathon Porritt, Founder and Director, Forum for the Future
  •     Prof Ortwin Renn, Chairman, Environmental Sociology and Technology Assessment, University of Stuttgart and Member of the European Commission Science and Technology Advisory Council
  •     Dr Olwenn Martin, Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Brunel University London
  •     Prof Richard Sharpe, University of Edinburgh
  •     Patrick Thomas, CEO Bayer MaterialScience/President PlasticsEurope
  •     Dr Tracey Brown, Executive Director, sense about science

"Safety of Plastics: Let’s talk about it" is a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue platform which will lead to mutual understanding and definition of common grounds by relevant stakeholders from the industry, the scientific community, the policy-makers and the NGOs to work together to guarantee a safe and innovative Europe.