25 June 2020 10:00 - 11:30
Belgium, the Netherlands’ closest neighbour and an important economic partner, made the transition to the circular economy one of its major priorities. This common goal lays a basis for mutually beneficial cooperation. Join this meeting to discuss main developments and trends in the packaging industry and opportunities for Dutch-Belgian cooperation.
During the online meeting experts from both countries representing government, research and corporate sectors will discuss main developments and trends in the packaging industry and opportunities for Dutch-Belgian cooperation.
The webinar is organised by Holland Circular Hotspot together with the Dutch Embassy and Consulate-General in Belgium, The Netherlands Enterprise Agency and the Dutch Ministry for Infrastructure and Water Management in close cooperation with Belgian and Dutch business representatives.
More information: HCH website
Programme of the webinar
10.00-10.05 Virtual walk-in
10.05-10.10 Welcome words by Freek van Eijk, Director at Holland Circular Hotspot
10.10-10.15 Introduction by Caspar Veldkamp, Interim-Ambassador, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Belgium
10.15-10.27 Sustainable design for packaging in Belgium: regulatory context, trends in design, technology and market. Karl Vrancken, Research Manager Sustainable Materials at VITO, Professor University of Antwerp
10.28-10.40 Sustainable design for packaging in the Netherlands: regulatory context, trends in design, technology and market. Esther Zondervan van den Beuken, Program Manager Circular Economy at TNO
10.40-10.50 Regulatory change anticipation and consumers’ expectations. Presenter TBA
10.50-11.00 Sharing cross-border business experiences from the back of the value chain to the front by Vincent Mooij, Head of SUEZ.circpack at SUEZ
11.00-11.25 Panel discussion with presenters and Q&A moderated by Freek van Eijk, Director at Holland Circular Hotspot
11.25-11.30 Closing remarks