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Registration and welcome refreshments
Macroeconomic & Geopolitical Challenges
Energy transition – how might companies large and small approach energy procurement and adjust to decarbonisation targets in a time of major energy price volatility?
Paper industry moving forward, green transition, trade bans and war impacting on raw material sourcing and prices
Networking refreshment break
Keynote discussion: how are leadership teams responding to the confluence of exceptional geo-political, macro-economic and societal disruption?
Speakers:
Marco Eikelenboom, CEO, Sappi Europe
António Redondo, CEO, The Navigator Company
Sven Ombudstvedt, President & CEO, Norske Skog
 
Networking Lunch
The Future Of Forest-Based Products
Quantified impact of current disruptions on graphic papers & fibre-based packaging markets
How the recent global challenges are accelerating changes in print publishing
Networking refreshment break
Forest dialogue - how forest certification is developing to deliver change
Panel discussion: Reflecting on the combined efforts of the industry to present the inherent sustainability of the fibre medium over the last decade – what has/hasn’t worked and what remains to be done?
Panellists to be confirmed
Networking drinks reception
Registration and morning refreshments
Materials Innovation
Untapping the plastic substitution potential with fibre-based packaging
Innovation in recycling in speciality paper: extracting value from more technically challenging materials
Round and around while keeping containerboard sound - with MFC edge
METNIN™ SHIELD - multifunction additive for sustainable packaging products
Networking refreshment break
Coating and laminating processes for paper packaging materials optimised for sustainability and recycling
Access to Capital
EU Taxonomy: curse, saviour, or neither?
Berry Wiersum, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Sappi Europe S.A.
 
The role of ESG financing in shaping the sector
Rupert Taylor, Managing Director, Head of Industrials & Transport, NatWest Markets 
Arthur Krebbers, Head of Sustainable Finance, Corporates, NatWest Markets
Berry Wiersum, Head of Regulatory Affairs, Sappi Europe S.A
 
Networking Lunch
Retail, Paper & Packaging
The future of retail - what does it mean for the paper and packaging supply chain?
In conversation with Martin Luh, Global Packaging Base Material Expert Cartonboards, Nestlé Österreich GmbH

 
Leon Nicholas | Vice President, Retail Insights & Solutions, WestRock
Panel discussion: how are brands and retailers’ sustainability targets evolving and how will they be met through paper and packaging innovation? What are the shortcomings of lifecycle assessment tools?
Panellists to be confirmed
Chair's closing remarks
End of conference

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PRIMA-2022-Agenda-1407