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Nanocellulose workshop
Presenter: Dr. George Kellie, Director, Kellie Solutions Ltd.
End of workshop
Registration and welcome refreshments
Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair's opening remarks
Janet Preston, Senior Scientist, Imerys, UK
Session 1: Global market trends and legislation in specialty paper
Session 2: Sustainable solutions, recyclability and circularity
Sustainability, threat or opportunity for paper makers? Linerless labelling, a successful opportunity
Fibre based food contact materials: challenges and research for food safety and sustainability
Networking lunch
Beyond their use - the after-life of paper products
Sustainability assessment of mineral pigments used in specialty paper and board applications
Q&A session
Networking refreshment break
New Innovations
Chair's opening remarks
Stand-alone units offline: a paper machine with innovative technology for the generation of tailor made stretch properties in all papers and paper based composites with aluminium foil
Unlocking the stretch potential of paper
New raw materials from circular economy in the paper production: textile and leather fibres for special papers
Chair's closing remarks
Registration and welcome refreshments
Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair's opening remarks
Janet Preston, Senior Scientist, Imerys, UK
Session 1: Global market trends and legislation in specialty paper
Session 2: Sustainable solutions, recyclability and circularity
Sustainability, threat or opportunity for paper makers? Linerless labelling, a successful opportunity
Fibre based food contact materials: challenges and research for food safety and sustainability
Networking lunch
Beyond their use - the after-life of paper products
Sustainability assessment of mineral pigments used in specialty paper and board applications
Q&A session
Networking refreshment break
Pulp and Paper
Chair's opening remarks
Björn Kamlin, Marketing Manager, Nalco Water an Ecolab Company, Sweden
A pulp suppliers perspective - 15 minute snapshot presentations: Closecell: eucalyptus pulp for barrier papers
A pulp suppliers perspective - 15 minute snapshot presentations: Benchmarking of premium NBSK fibres - an essential understanding for specialty paper producers
Q&A session
A specialty paper outlook from outside the EU - 15 minute snapshot presentations: Fique applications and possibilities for the specialty paper industry
A specialty paper outlook from outside the EU - 15 minute snapshot presentations: Development of compostable packaging for non-aromatic products
Q&A session
Chair's closing remarks
Registration and welcome refreshments
Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair's opening remarks
Jack Miller, Founder and Principal Consultant, Biobased Markets, 
Panel - Plastics vs. paper and alternative solutions
Panel: Plastics vs. paper and alternative solutions
Moderator: Dr. Daniel Norwood | Executive Partner of Feinberg Norwood & Associates Pharma Consulting

5 minute snapshopt presentations, followed by a panel discussion

Moderator:
Jack Miller, Founder and Principal Consultant, Biobased Markets, USA
Panellists include:
Bing MacKay, Co-Founder, Blue Lake Packaging, Inc., USA
Alexey Vishtal, Packaging Specialist Paper and Board, Nestlé, Switzerland
Jürgen Dornheim, Section Head Corporate Packaging, P&G, Germany
Richard Ali, Sustainability Director - Foodservice Europe Asia Oceania, Huhtamaki, Finland
  • What are the practical applications of plastics replacing paper?
  • Biodegradable barriers
  • End-of-life for the new barrier materials/products – recycling and, compostability, biodegradability (water/sea).
  • Evaluation the biodegradability - What are the existing test methods and short-comings?
  • How to recycle specialty paper?
  • Is the food industry ready for paper packaging?
Session 3 - Barrier developments and barrier coating innovation
Current methods and regulation about how biodegradability of packaging is evaluated, and how the different old and new materials behave
Networking refreshment break
Pioneering waterborne materials of bio-based origin that provide functionality to surfaces
Non-blocking water based barrier coating (WBBC) for heat sealing
Q&A session
Advances in acrylic latex coatings for oil and grease resistant barrier applications
Sustainability of the CMC value chain - from raw materials to barrier applications
Q&A session
SHERPACK project: for renewable, biodegradable and recyclable flexible paper-based packaging material
Networking lunch
Metallisation of paper-physical vapor deposition - gas barrier - hygroexpansion - substrate roughness - adhesion
Application and metering of barrier and how it affects the barrier properties
Session 4 - Novel technologies
Production of nanocellulose films by continuous slot die casting on steel belt
Chair's closing remarks
End of conference

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