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08:45 - 09:30

Registration

Welcome Coffee

09:30 - 09:45

Opening | Vincent StoneProject Leader, PVC4Pipes

Country Welcome | Giuseppe RivaRegional Director, PlasticsEurope

Session 1:
Market
09:45 - 10:05

Plastic Pipe Market Evolution in Europe and Italy | David Buckby - Senior Research Analyst, AMI

10:05 - 10:30

EU Standardisation: Opportunities for PVC Piping Systems | Roland Dewitt - Consultant, ACCIPIS

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

Session 2:
PVC Pipes, the Smart Choice for Utilities
11:00 - 11:25

PVC Pipes Cost-Competitiveness | Alessandro Marangoni - CEO, Althesys

11:25 - 11:50

Quality Assessment of PVC Gas Grid in the Netherlands | René Hermkens - Senior Project Manager, Kiwa Technology

11:50 - 12:15

How New Studies are Reshaping the U.S. Municipal Pipe Market | Bruce Hollands - Executive Director, PVC Pipe Association

12:15 - 13:15

Networking Lunch

Session 3:
Regulatory Drivers to Sustainability
13:15 - 13:40

Towards a European Harmonization of Products in Contact with Drinking Water | Volker Meyer - Managing Director, Figawa

13:40 - 14:05

Migration Modelling for PVC Water Pipes | Peter Mercea - Senior Research Scientist, FABES

14:05 - 14:30

PVC Pipes - Frontrunners in Circularity | Roger Loop - Director, Bureau Leiding

14:30 - 15:00

Coffee Break

Session 4:
Innovation - Solutions and Opportunities
15:00 - 15:20

Solutions for Superior Root Intrusion Resistance | Gianpaolo Contarini - Area Manager, IPM

15:20 - 15:40

60 Years of Innovation in PVC Cores | Alessio Pariani - Quality Department Chief, Laborplast

15:40 - 16:00

A New Sustainability Certification: the VinylPlus® Product Label | Stefan Eingärtner - Technical Director, VinylPlus®

16:00 - 16:10

Final Reflections | Mario Romersi, Moderator - Technical Director, Italian Plastics Institute

16:10 - 16:15
Closure | Vincent Stone - Project Leader, PVC4Pipes
16:15 - 17:00

Networking Coffee

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