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Agenda

Overview of the agenda for this year's online PRIMA conference.

*Please note: All times are British Summer Time (BST)*

Day One: 22 September 2020
IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON PULP, PAPER, TISSUE AND PACKAGING SECTORS AND NEXT STEPS
COVID-19: the financial implications for the pulp, paper and packaging sector
An industry in transition
Tissue business and hardwood pulp market updates
Challenges, opportunities and trends in today’s graphic paper market

Peter Slaughter, COO, Financial Times

A new round of transition in the global recovered paper trade – all driven by China
Break
WHAT'S NEXT ON THE SUSTAINABILITY AGENDA?
Keynote: Is sustainability the only reason to innovate?
Reserved
Brand-owner keynotes: Unlocking new opportunities for sustainability, innovation, growth, and collaboration across the value chain

Panellists:
Allan Dickner, Packaging Development Manager, Ikea
Jay Gouliard, Vice President Global Packaging, Mondelez International
Daniel Locke, Global Sustainability Product & Packaging Lead, Kimberly-Clark

Close of day one
Day Two: 23 September 2020
CIRCULARITY AND INNOVATION IN ACTION IN THE PAPER AND PACKAGING SECTORS
Creating green value through conversion, diversification & optimisation
What does the European Green Deal mean for fibre based industries? Clarifying the expectations
Perfecting circularity: unique fibre-based packaging value-chain collaboration 4evergreen
Break
Upstream innovation for packaging - an opportunity for better economic and environmental outcomes
Role of fibre based packaging in the circular economy and climate neutrality
Reserved
Recycling and reuse before, during and after COVID-19
Panel: Pushing cellulose fibre materials & processing techniques to the limit - leveraging their true potential in the circular economy

Chair
Ulf Tillman, Director Innovation & Sustainability, RDM Group
Panellists:
Jay Gouliard, Vice President Global Packaging, Mondelez International
Tom Szaky, Founder and CEO, TerraCycle, Inc 

Close of day two

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