Petcore Europe Conference 2015 - Programme & Registration

Petcore Europe Conference 2015 - Programme & Registration

ALL ABOUT PET – Our annual Petcore Europe Conference will focus on four themes: Sustainability, European Circular Economy, Innovation and Globalisation



Petcore Europe invites you to its 2015 annual conference in Brussels on 24 November.

Want to guarantee your place, then register here!

Well known in previous years as the PET Network Day, the Petcore Europe Conference brings together more than 100 experts and leaders from the whole PET value chain in Europe and beyond.

Our programme will focus on four themes:


  • Polymark Project - The Novel Identification Technology to differentiate High Value Plastics in Waste Streams: disclosure of preliminary technical results

  • Expanding PET recycling to new packaging (PET Thermoforms & heavily coloured PET): current status and a way forward

  • Product Environmental Footprint (PEF): a European Commision project on e.g. packed water

  • Implementing the food contact plastics recycling regulation in practice - an update

European Circular Economy

  • The new European Circular Economy package by the European Commission

  • 2014 PET collection and recycling in Europe: PCI 2014 report for Petcore Europe


  • Recent examples of new PET packaging & future trends by Petainer

  • Use of PET in aerosols by the European Federation of Aerosols (FEA)


  • Update on the PET situation in India, Russia and USA

  • Waste Free Oceans (WFO): The problem of marine litter

  • Effective communication on PET to the public: How to respond to public concerns and needs?


Conference delegates

The participants will include PET resin manufacturers, packaging designers and manufacturers, equipment manufacturers, brand owners, waste management organisations, recyclers, recycling machines manufacturers, representatives from the European institutions and European organisations interested in PET.

Hotel recommendation

It is a busy period in Brussels, so anticipate and book your hotel now! Here is our hotel recommendation:

IBIS Brussels Centre Ste Catherine
Joseph Plateaustraat 2 I 1000 Brussels I Belgium
Rate per room, per night: 134,75 € (from 23 to 25 November)

Please book your room by filling in this form and sending it to

Petcore Europe is supporting PRS, the Plastics Recycling Show, to be held in Brussels on 25-26 November. This is therefore the perfect opportunity to combine your participation in our Petcore Europe Conference with a visit to the PRS Show. Interested? Then click here.


If you are willing to become a sponsor of the Petcore Europe Conference, please contact Eva Schneider, Sponsors' names and logos are visible on all our communications material and website. Furthermore, our sponsors can get a special rate for an exhibition area.


An exhibition area is available on request. Please contact Eva Schneider,

Date & Venue

Tuesday, 24 November 2015 from 10:00 - 17:00

VLEVA Conference Centre, Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels


We are looking forward to welcoming you to our conference.

Your Petcore Europe team

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Eva Schneider Communications Officer,
Eva Schneider Communications Officer,
About Petcore Europe

Petcore Europe is the association representing the complete PET value chain in Europe.

Its mission is to ensure that the entire PET industry is well aligned to enhance its value and sustainable growth, to represent the PET industry before the European institutions and other stakeholders, to ensure that PET is positioned as an outstanding packaging material and recognised as environmentally sound, to support and validate innovative packaging solutions from a recycling perspective, and to work with all interested parties to ensure a continuous increase of PET post-consumer collection and recycling.

Petcore Europe
Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels