Programme 9 December 2015

Moderator: Peter Woodward

14:00- 14:30  Registrations
14:30- 14:40 Welcome and highlights of the year:
Peter Woodward, Facilitator & Susanne Zänker, Director General A.I.S.E. - "Overview of the activities by A.I.S.E. during 2015"

14:45-15:00 Jocelyn Bleriot, Executive Officer- Lead Communications & Policy, Ellen MacArthur Foundation 
15:00-15:15 Hugo Schally, Head of Eco-Innovation and Circular Economy Unit - DG Environment
15:15-16:00 PANEL 1: "The case for Circular Economy and Sustainability: a new inspiration for the detergent industry?"

  • Arndt Scheidgen, Corporate Vice-President Laundry and Homecare Product Development, Henkel, A.I.S.E. Sustainability Strategy
  • Françoise Van Tiggelen, Detic, Chairman of the A.I.S.E. National Associations Committee
  • Discussion with all speakers

16:00-16:20 Coffee Break
16:20-17:40 PANEL 2: "Circular economy: opportunities for value chain and cross sectoral collaboration"

  • Jacky Vandeputte, Project coordinator, Pôle de compétitivité Industries & Agro-Ressources
  • Paolo Falcioni, Director General, CECED
  • Brian Sansoni, VP Sustainability Initiatives, American Cleaning Institute
  • Antonino Furfari, Advocacy Manager, Plastic Recyclers Europe
  • Mark Stalmans, P&G, Chairman of the A.I.S.E. Sustainability Steering Group
  • Discussion with all speakers and contributions from the audience
17:40-17:50 Reinhard Buescher, Head of Chemical Unit - DG GROW
17:50-18:00 Charles-François Gaudefroy, Unilever and A.I.S.E. President

 "Concluding remarks"

18:00- 18:30  Cocktail