Petcore’s Annual Conference 2023 will be dedicated to recycling, circularity and the PET industry’s contribution to the EU’s carbon neutrality goals. 2023 marks Petcore’s 30th anniversary and the high-level conference in Brussels will explore the theme of: PET value chain in a fast-paced environment for Circularity. The hybrid event will be held over two days on 1-2 February 2023 at the DoubleTree Hilton Brussels. It will gather industry experts, policymakers and wider stakeholders in exploring the main scientific, business and regulatory issues and opportunities facing the sector. With an interactive format to encourage debate, a series of Expert panel sessions will be interspersed with debates and audience Q&A where participants will have the chance to pose questions and share their views.
Day One will feature technical updates from the Petcore working groups with Focus sessions on: Lifecycle analysis; Bottles recyclability and circularity; and Thermoforms. The day will end with a cocktail and gala dinner. Day Two kicks off with the theme of: PET value chain in a fast-moving environment. It features an opening session on How to navigate in a world of multiple storms, after which sector operators will speak on the fundamental objectives for the PET industries, and an academic will explore the subject of Energy and Geopolitics.
The conference is honoured to welcome several speakers from the EU institutions including an update on the Commission’s Green Deal and a representative of DG CLIMA, who will speak on Net zero Carbon Strategy. Regulatory experts will reflect on the EU Big Bank and discussions will also consider the PET market evolution and perspectives for vPET and rPET. You can check out the full agenda and speakers.