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Global View on Vinyl Wednesday 16 May 2018,

14:00 - 18:15 | An ECVM initiative

14:00 - 14:10

Welcome | Brigitte Dero, General Manager, The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM)

Global View on Vinyl
Moderator: Rüdiger Baunemann, Regional Director, PlasticsEurope

14:10 - 14:30

Global Market Update | Dick Heinle, General Manager/ Vice President, Formosa Plastics Corporation - Vinyl Division, U.S.A.

14:30 - 14:50

PVC Windows market: global scenario | Matthias Koch, Head of Strategic Marketing, VEKA

14:50 - 15:10

India | Aruna Kumari, General Manager - Business Development, Reliance Industries

15:10 - 15:30

Australia | Sophi MacMillan, Chief Executive, Vinyl Council of Australia

15:30 - 16:00

Question & Answer session

16:00 - 16:30

Coffee Break

16:30 - 17:30

Panel Discussion | Global Vinyl Council - Experience and opportunities for the global vinyl industry
Moderator: Aiñe Curran
President, Vinyl Institute of Canada; Chair, Global Vinyl Council (GVC)

Panellists

Questions & Answers

European Initiatives

17:30 - 18:00

The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers and its value chain platforms
Zdenek Hruska, Public Affairs Senior Manager, The European Council of Vinyl Manufacturers (ECVM)

18:00 - 18:15

Wrap-up | Rüdiger Baunemann, Regional Director, PlasticsEurope

19:15 - 20:30

Cocktail and aperitif

VinylPlus Sustainability Forum Thursday 17 May 2018,

09:00 - 19:15 | Meeting Societal Needs

08:00 - 09:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:05

Opening | VSF2018
Josef Ertl, Chairman, VinylPlus

09:05 - 09:10

Welcome to Madrid | Ignacio Marco, Director, PlasticsEurope - Iberica

09:10 - 09:15

Setting the Scene
Moderator: Paul Hohnen, Founder & Principal, Sustainability Strategies

Session 1

Towards the Future: Meeting the challenges of the era of peak global population

09:15 - 10:00

Keynote Speech
Anders Wijkman,
Co-President, Club of Rome

  • Aligning industrial models with circular economy principles
  • The role for industry in a world of increasing environmental pressures
  • Recycled materials competing in a global resources market

Questions & Answers

Session 2

Is the Sustainability Policy Framework "Fit for Purpose"?

10:00 - 10:20

Public policy and new forms of partnerships to address the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Nilgün Tas, Chief & Deputy Director, Industrial Resource Efficiency Division, Department of Environment, UNIDO

  • Industry & UNIDO collaboration for a global impact
  • UNIDO spreading of sustainability and best practices globally
10:20 - 11:25

Panel Discussion | How can public policy and industry best work together to meet societal challenges?

Panellists

  • Nilgün Tas, Chief & Deputy Director, UNIDO
  • Martina Dlabajová, MEP, European Parliament
  • Timoteo de la Fuente García, Policy Officer, EU Commission, DG Grow, European Commission
  • Paz Valiente, Environmental and Mobility General Coordinator, Municipality of Madrid

Questions & Answers

11:25 - 12:00

Coffee break

12:00 - 12:20

Keynote | VinylPlus® - Progress and Next Steps
Brigitte Dero, General Manager, VinylPlus

  • Highlights 2017
  • Towards 2030
Session 3

PVC Products - Contributing to a sustainable future

12:20 - 12:40

Global access to quality water piping
Frans Alferink, Product Manager Civils, Wavin T&I

Questions & Answers

12:40 - 13:40

Panel Discussion | Circular solutions with PVC products


Panellists

  • Mark Everard, Associate Professor of Ecosystem Services, University of the West of England (UWE Bristol)
  • Belén Ramos, Environmental Project Manager, OCU EDICIONES (Spanish Consumers Association)
  • Alfredo Balmaceda, Co-Founder, ZICLA
  • Maribel Cansell, Sales Area Manager, Plasper

Questions & Answers

13:40 - 14:00

How Sports is Seeking to Address its Environmental Impacts
Justin J. Zeulner, Executive Director, Green Sports Alliance

  • Sports proactivity in reducing environmental impact
  • Sports stadiums’ environmental good practice
  • Responsible industries’ partnerships with the sports movement
14:00 - 14:15

Final Reflections

14:15 - 15:45

Networking Lunch

External Session | Trends in architecture for sports stadiums
Santiago Bernabéu (Real Madrid) Stadium, Madrid

16:30 - 18:30

Visit Santiago Bernabéu (Real Madrid) Stadium

18:30 - 19:00

The use of PVC coated fabrics in textile architecture
Lars Meeß-Olsohn, TEXTILE ARCHITEKTUR

19:00 - 19:15

Trophy Ceremony | VinylPlus® Product Label

19:15 - 20:15

Cocktails

20:45 onwards

Networking Dinner