Agenda

PLASTICITY CALIFORNIA 2017 – AGENDA

8:15AM - 8:55AM
REGISTRATION & COFFEE

9:00AM - 9:10AM
INTRODUCTION
BOB GRACE: EVENT MODERATOR - PRESIDENT, RC GRACE LLC

9:10AM - 9:20AM
WELCOMING COMMENTS
DOUGLAS WOODRING - FOUNDER, PLASTICITY FORUM

9:20AM - 9:45AM
Unexpected Innovation Through Design Leadership
SCOTT CLEAR – CHIEF DESIGN & INNOVATION OFFICER, RKS DESIGN

9:45AM - 10:30AM
PANEL ON PLASTIC FINANCING FOR THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY: SCOUTING GLOBAL MARKETS FOR INNOVATIONS THAT CAN INSPIRE, SOLVE & SCALE
UDAY NANDAY – MANAGING DIRECTOR, STIFEL INVESTMENT BANKING, and RICARDO BAYON - ENCOURAGE CAPITAL

10:30AM - 10:45AM
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

10:45AM - 11:10AM
DRIVING BRAND ENGAGEMENT WITH CONVERTED CONSUMERS
MARCOS MAFIA - PRESIDENT, MAFIA BAGS

11:10PM - 11:35PM
The California Plastics Loop: Policy, Programs & Perspectives
JIM HILL – SR. SPECIALIST - SUSTAINABLE MATERIALS RESEARCH UNIT, CALRECYCLE

11:35AM - 12:00PM
TURNING PLASTIC INTO SOCIAL GOOD
JESSICA BIBIANA ALBA TORRES, Project Manager & RICARDO ENRIQUE ALBA TORRES, Project Lead – EKOMURO H2O

12:00PM - 12:30PM
The Revolution in Recycled Content for Food-Grade Packaging
TAMSIN ETTAFAGH – VICE PRESIDENT - SALES, ENVISION PLASTICS

12:30PM - 1:30PM
NETWORKING LUNCH

1:30PM - 2:15PM
KEYNOTE: "Every Plastic Item Can Have a Circular Destiny
ED KOSIOR – MANAGING DIRECTOR, NEXTEK LTD.

2:15PM - 2:40PM
The Growing Importance of More Sustainable Materials for the Automotive Industry
DR. ALPER KIZILTAS – RESEARCH SCIENTIST – PLASTIC RESEARCH GROUP, FORD MOTOR CO.

2:40PM - 3:05PM
Product Design & Recycling Realities
LARRY BLACK - SENIOR ADVISOR, WASTE MANAGEMENT McDONOUGH SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION

3:05PM - 3:20PM
NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

3:20PM - 3:45PM
Learning from Nature to Optimize Waste Recovery
NINA BUTLER, CEO & STACEY LUDDY, COO & CFO – MORE RECYCLING

3:45PM - 4:10PM
Challenges, Risks & Opportunities in the Transition to Recyclable, Multimaterial Packaging
CONRAD McKERRON – PRESIDENT, AS YOU SOW

4:10PM - 4:35PM
Galileo: Are Circular Economies Flat? – Embedding Circularity
TRISH HYDE – CEO, AUSTRALIAN PACKAGING COVENANT

4:35M - 5:00PM
Net-Works - a supply chain that benefits life
CHRISTINA WEBER – REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT, INTERFACE INC.

5:00PM - 5:10PM
CLOSING REMARKS
DOUGLAS WOODRING - FOUNDER, PLASTICITY FORUM

5:30PM - 6:45PM
Networking Cocktails
Show Floor, ANTEC Conference