First Topics and Speakers Announced

Chairman: Michaël Nieuwesteeg, Managing Director, NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre

Keynote address from Coca-Cola
Hans van Bochove, VP Public Affairs Europe, Coca-Cola European Partners

Tethered beverage closures
Derek Hindle, Marketing & Innovation Director, RPC Bramlage Division

The challenge to recycle and food loss with plastic closures
Sei Nakagawa, Assistant Manager, Product Development, Nippon Closures Co.,Ltd.

Invisible watermarks - making caps and closures interactive
Han Meiberg, Business Development and Training, Filigrade  

EPR as a driver of the circular economy
Filip Vangeel, Manager Circular Economy, Valipac

Innovation in glass sealing
Peter Tindale, Sales Director, Selig Europe

Application studies of recycled materials in caps and closures
Morten Augestad, Advisor - Market Director, Norner AS

Caps and closures: Sustainability, trade wars and what it means for the future supply of polyolefins
Kevin Longworth, Associate Director, Polyolefins, IHS Markit

How sustainability and tethered caps can contribute to enhance the consumer drinking experience
Augustin​ De Tilly, Global Business Development Director BeverageAptar Food + Beverage

More information coming soon. 

Interested in speaking at the event? Get in touch with Clare Boldurmaz, Conference Producer, at for further information and to submit a paper.