5th KI Group – Summit K 2019

Plastics markets in a circular economy

Date:
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Time:
10.30 am to 3.30 pm
Venue:
Hall 1, room 15, Düsseldorf fairgrounds

Ladies and Gentlemen,

The world's leading trade fair K 2019 is a forum for innovations in the plastics industry. In October, K 2019 will reveal which themes the industry will be immersed in.

Circular Economy is a major theme, with environmental protection and resource conservation a concern to companies across the world, but especially to those in the plastics industry.

At the KI Group – Summit K 2019 leading company representatives will tell you what challenges the plastics industry faces in future as well as what opportunities there are.

I'd like to invite you to gain new ideas, directions and information from this event. Get the chance to discuss your interests with the experts!

Admission is free of charge for you as a KI Group customer. Sign up now to reserve one of the limited number of available seats.

  Register now!

I look forward to seeing you in Düsseldorf!

Andreas Hertsch
Managing Director, KI Group

Programme

The world's leading trade fair K is a forum for innovations in the plastics industry. In October, K will reveal which themes the industry will be immersed in.

Circular Economy is a major theme, with environmental protection and resource conservation a concern to companies across the world, but especially to those in the plastics industry.

At our summit, leading company representatives will tell you about the significance of a Circular Economy and what challenges the plastics industry faces in future as well as what opportunities there are.

Plastics processors can gain new ideas, directions and information from this event. Get the chance to discuss your interests with the experts.

Opening: Petra Cullmann, Global Portfolio Director Plastics & Rubber, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH

Moderator: Andreas Hertsch, Managing Director, KI Group

10.30 am to 11.00 am Registration and coffee
11.00 am Opening remarks
Petra Cullmann, Global Portfolio Director Plastics & Rubber, Messe Düsseldorf GmbH
11.05 am to 11.30 am The Future of Plastics – Waste Not, Want Not
  • Headless chickens: Bans won't solve our litter problems
  • Growing obstacles: New refineries target higher petrochemical yields
  • Between a rock and a hard place: Europe's need for alternative feedstocks
  • Used plastics: Not a problem, but a resource for hydrocarbons
Daniel Stricker, Head of Market Research, KI Group and Editor in Chief,
KI - Kunststoff Information
11.30 am to 12.00 pm Borcycle™ technology: new recycled polyolefin compounds
  • Challenges facing the industry as a whole
  • How technology advancements in the CE is a step in the right direction to meet those challenges
  • Borcycle™ solutions
Rudolf Woelfer, Head of Innovation Head Quarters and CES Innovation Studio, Borealis
12.00 pm to 12.30 pm Styrenics. Made for Recycling
  • Circular economy for styrenics
  • Chemical and mechanical recycling solutions for styrenics
  • INEOS Styrolution's contributions to recycling, saving valuable resources and reducing footprint
Johannes Musseleck, Director Global Strategy, INEOS Styrolution
12.30 pm to 1.00 pm From Linear To Circular Economy – RaaS®
  • Open Loop Recycling by ALBIS & WIPAG
  • Closed Loop Recycling by WIPAG
  • Recycling-as-a-Service RaaS® by WIPAG
Bernd Sparenberg, Vice President Technical Compounds,
ALBIS PLASTIC GmbH

1.00 pm to 1.30 pm

Lunch break

1.30 pm to 2.00 pm How can plastics survive?
  • Industry reaction to the fast-changing environment: what needs to change?
  • Revolutionizing production of plastics: making plastics circular.
  • Sustainable packaging the choice of brands and consumers: recycled material uptake to become the way forward for the industry, or not?
Ton Emans, President, Plastics Recyclers Europe & Director Group Recycling, CeDo
2.00 pm to 2.30 pm From WEEE and ELV to valuable plastic compounds
  • Technology how to extract plastics from ELV and WEEE
  • What type of compounds can be made out of it
  • Applications for the extracted plastics
Jannick Sercu, Marketing Director, Galloo Plastics
2.30 pm to 3.00 pm Circularity of Agricultural plastics
  • German EPR- Systems: ERDE & PAMIRA
  • Actual and Future EPR-Models in Europe
  • RE-Granulates and possible End Applications from Ag-plastics
Jan Bauer, Commercial Director, RIGK GmbH
3.00 pm to 3.30 pm Circular Economy and Flexible Packaging
  • The playground: The world of flexible packaging
  • The challenges: Ambitions and reality
  • The way forward: How to make things happen
Horst Kurrer, Sustainability Expert, Mondi Gronau GmbH

Sponsoring

The 5th KI Group – Summit K 2019 can be a marketing and networking platform for your company. Strengthen relationships with your customers and make new contacts with top decision-makers in the plastics industry.

Take advantage of our event for positioning your company in the spotlight as well as for informative discussions outside the official program. We offer a selection of attractive forms of advertising, which will grab you some attention before and during the event. Decide now how you would like to present your company to the industry!
  • Company logo and profile as a sponsor on the event brochure and all accompanying marketing materials
  • Display of company brochure/information in the conference room during the event

Price: EUR 1,500 (plus VAT)
  • Company logo and profile as a sponsor on the event brochure and all accompanying marketing materials
  • Exclusive sponsor of a branding activity in the conference room
    (see selection below)

Price: EUR 2,000 (plus VAT)
  • Company logo and profile as a sponsor on the event brochure and all accompanying marketing materials
  • Exclusive sponsor of a branding activity in the conference room
    (see selection below)
  • Banner placement on Plasteurope (www.plasteurope.com) for 4 weeks (running time in October 2019)

Price: EUR 2,500 (plus VAT)
Please choose one of the following branding activities:

  • Roll-up display: Present your company's roll-up banner in the conference room sold out
  • Lanyards: Each participant will receive a name tag with a lanyard branded by your company sold out
  • Give-away: Give-away for each participant
  • Notepaper and pens: Each participant is given your companies' notepaper and pen
  • Lunch break: Present your company on coffee cups, cookies, napkins, etc.

Material and production costs are borne directly by the sponsor and are not part of the respective sponsorship package.

Contact:

Katharina Kolk, Director Sales & Marketing
E-mail: katharina.kolk@kiweb.de
Tel.: +49 (0) 6172 9606-70

Gold sponsor:

Cabot

Silver sponsor:

Sesotec

About KI Group

KI Group has been providing the German and European plastics industry with information since 1971. Our goal is to ensure your business success through our comprehensive and extensive services.

With our market and polymer price information, we offer insights into the latest developments on the raw material markets, helping you to lower procurement costs and optimise your purchasing strategy.

We provide reliable and up-to-date industry and corporate news. We link innovations in plastics technology with market trends and applications to create a stimulus for plastics converters.

Registration

Date:
17 October 2019
Time:
10.30 am to 3.30 pm
Venue:
Hall 1, room 15, Düsseldorf fairgrounds
Participation in the 5th KI Group – Summit K 2019 is free of charge for KI Group customers. You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. Your participation includes food and drinks during the event as well as your attendance to all lectures. The organiser reserves the right to make changes in speakers and topics.
Participation fee for the 5th KI Group – Summit K 2019 is EUR 190.- (plus VAT). You will receive confirmation of your registration by email. Your participation includes food and drinks during the event as well as your attendance to all lectures. The organiser reserves the right to make changes in speakers and topics.
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Contact

Katharina Kolk
Director Sales & Marketing
E-mail: katharina.kolk@kiweb.de
Tel.: +49 (0) 6172 9606-70

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