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Wednesday 18 September 2024

T.B.C.
ECMA Committee & Forum Meetings
12.00 - 19.00
Arrival participants and registration at the ECMA Welcome Desk in the lobby of the Hilton Berlin
19.00 - 22.00
Welcome Cocktail & Dinner at the Hilton Berlin

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Thursday 19 September 2024 - Day 1
Dress Code: Business

09.00 - 14.00
SPOUSES PROGRAMME
See social programme for more information

WELCOME & SETTING THE SCENE

09.00 - 09.15
INTRODUCTION & ECMA UPDATE
Congress moderators Claudia van Veen and Mike Turner introduce themselves and set the scene for the congress around the theme 'Resilience in a sea of adversity'.
09.15 - 09.30
WELCOME TO BERLIN
Michael Kellner, Parliamentary Secretary of State at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action.
09.30 - 09.45
OFFICAL OPENING
Jean-François Roche, President of ECMA, welcomes all delegates and opens the ECMA 55th Annual Congress.
09.45 - 09.50
SPOTLIGHT SESSION

OUTLOOK FROM 2024, PACKAGING & PACKAGING WASTE REGULATION, GREEN CLAIMS, ESG REPORTING

09.50 - 10.35
A GLOBAL ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Andrea Boltho, Lecturer and Director of Oxford Economics
10.35 - 11.05
COFFEE BREAK
11.05 - 11.10
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
11.10 - 11.40
PACKAGING & PACKAGING WASTE REGULATION – update
Dr. Wolfgang Trunk, Team Leader at DG Environment, European Commission
11.40 - 12.20
UPDATE FROM CEPI
Jori Ringman, Director General at Cepi
12.20 - 12.25
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
12.25 - 13.55
LUNCH
13.55 - 14.00
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
14.00 - 14.25
ENVIRONMENTAL, SOCIAL & GOVERNANCE (ESG) REPORTING
Horst Bittermann - Corporate Sustainability & ESG Certified Consultant
14.25 - 15.15
HOW THE PPWR COULD SHAPE THE FOLDING CARTON INDUSTRY -
A CEO ROUND TABLE
Jean-Pascal Bobst (Bobst), Sylvie Casenave-Péré (Posson Packaging), 
Mike Doss (GPI), Peter Oswald (MM Group), Hans Sohlström (Stora Enso)
15.15 - 15.20
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
15.20 - 15.50
TEA BREAK

THE FUTURE IS FIBRE (PART 1)

15.50 - 16.20
PHILIP MORRIS INTERNATIONAL
David Mesguich, Director Indirect Materials and Services Procurement
16.20 - 16.25
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
16.25 - 16.55
FOLDING CARTONS - REST OF THE WORLD
Tom Hallam, Project Director - Packaging Consultancy at Smithers
16.55 - 17.00
RECAP & CLOSE OF DAY ONE
19.00
Departure from the lobby of the Hilton Berlin for the Award Dinner at the Jewish Museum in Berlin.

During dinner the winners of the European Carton Excellence Award, the Pro Carton Young Designers Award and the Student Video Award will be announced.

Dress Code: Smart Business (Suit and Tie)

Friday 20 September 2024 - Day 2
Dress Code: Business

09.00 - 15.00
SPOUSES PROGRAMME
See social programme for more information
09.00 - 09.15
WELCOME TO DAY 2 & RECAP DAY 1
Congress Moderators Claudia van Veen & Mike Turner

THE FUTURE IS FIBRE (PART 2)

09.15 - 09.20
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
09.20 - 10.05
A VIEW FROM THE EDGE
Neil Osment, Managing Director at NOA Ltd.
10.05 - 10.10
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
10.10 - 10.40
COFFEE BREAK
10.40 - 11.15
McKINSEY
Felix Gruenewald, Associate Partner at McKinsey
11.15 - 11.20
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
11.20 - 12.05
INVESTMENTS AND INNOVATIONS LEAD OUR WAY TO A SUSTAINABLE AND CARBON NEUTRAL FUTURE -
FOREST INDUSTRY VIEW
Dr Maija Pohjakallio, VP Climate and Circular Economy at Metsä Group
12.05 - 12.10
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
12.10 - 12.30
MEET THE NEXT GENERATION
Q&A with the winners of the Pro Carton Young Designers Award
12.30 - 13.45
LUNCH
13.45 - 13.50
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
13.50 - 14.05
A VIEW FROM THE USA
Ben Markens, President at the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC)
14.05 - 14.10
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
14.10 - 14.55
360° INDUSTRY UPDATE
Ian Lloyd, Chairman ECMA MCC and Senior Director, Marketing – Home, Health & Beauty – WestRock

 
Nick Mockett - Moorgate Capital
14.55 - 15.00
SPOTLIGHT SESSION
15.00 - 15.30
TEA BREAK

TECHNOLOGY - THE FUTURE IS AI

15.30 - 16.15
BEYOND THE HYPE - HOW TO THRIVE IN THE AGE OF AI
Henry Coutinho-Mason
16.15 - 16.30
THANK YOU & CONGRESS CLOSE
Jean-François Roche, President of ECMA
Congress moderators Claudia van Veen and Mike Turner
19.30
Departure from the lobby of the Hilton Berlin for the Farewell Dinner & Party at Frederic's Restaurant.

Dress Code: Smart Casual

Saturday 21 September 2024

10.00 - 15.00
Departure from the lobby of the Hilton Berlin for the optional tour 
See
social programme for more information
Please note that all details mentioned on this page may be subject to change.
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