ECP4 Annual Conference will take place in Tampere (Finland) on the 17th of May 2017 and is co-organized by ECP4 and VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. This year, the conference will focus on Circular Economy and Digitisation, which currently are two topics of great interest for the Research & Development Programmes of the European Commission.
We hope you will all join us in Tampere for a successful event and good networking opportunities.
Wednesday, 17 May 2017
|09:30 – 10:00
||Coffee served and registration
|10:00 – 10:10
||Welcome, Tuulamari Helaja, Vice President, Sustainable energy and chemical technologies VTT
|10:10 – 10:20
||Opening, Clement de Meersman, ECP4 President
|10:20 – 10:40
||Video message, MEP Sirpa Pietikäinen
|10:40 – 11:05
||Finnish Plastics Industry today, Vesa Kärhä, CEO, Finnish Plastics Industries Federation
|11:05 – 11:30
||Digitalization, an opportunity for the plastics industry, Anu Seisto, Research Team Leader, VTT
|11:30 – 11:55
||Circular Material as a Method to Create New Circular Economy Solutions, Sauli Eerola, managing Director, Muovipoli Oy
|11:55 – 12:45
|12:45 – 13:10
||Fortum Plastics Refinery, Mikko Koivuniemi, Product Line Manager, Plastics Recycling
|13:10 – 13:30
||ESSI in the first Finnish circular bag, Ari-Pekka Pietila, Head of Sales and R&D, Amerplast
|13:30 – 13:45
||Wrap up and closing, Clement de Meersman
Registration: Please note that the conference working language will be English, it is open to non-members and it is free of charge.
To participate, please fill in the registration form no later than the 10th of May, 2017.
Date: Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 9:30 – 13:45
Venue: Seminar rooms Näsi and Neula -VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd.
Tekniikankatu 1, 33720 Tampere, Finland
Sokos Hotel Ilves
Scandic hotel Tampere city
Scandic hotel Tampere station
Organisation & Support:
ECP4 – VTT (Technical Research Centre of Finland)