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Berlin Summit 2016 - Conference Programme

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Conference Programme

 Wednesday 18 May
14.00 - 17.00  Summit Registrations at Grand Hyatt Berlin
15.00 - 18.00  Site visit (optional)
   Large Recycler, Wertstoffunion Berlin GmbH )
   German Post, Parcel distribution centre
   Visit to the German Parliament (Bundestag) - Reichstag building
 15.00 - 18.00  Sponsored Programme
   HP Digital Printing Seminar
19.00 - 21.30  Welcome Cocktail - PANORAMAPUNKT
   Potsdamer Platz 1
Thursday 19 May
09.00  Welcome Address - FEFCO and Overview of the German Market
 Jan Klingele, Vice President - FEFCO and Past President - VDW
09.30  Europe Today
   Peter Ramsauer, German Bundestag
10.00  Economic Trends
   Eugen Weinberg, Director - Commerzbank
10.30  Coffee break 
11.15 - 12.45  Leadership Perspectives
11.15  Ramón Alejandro Balet, President - SAICA
11.45  Jean-Paul Macharis, President - VPK Packaging Group
12.15  Gilles van Nieuwenhuyzen, Executive Vice President - Stora Enso
12.45  Europe - USA: Joining Hands to Tell our Story
   Dennis Colley, President and CEO - FBA
13.15  Seated Lunch at the Grand Hyatt Hotel 
14.30 - 16.30  The Ingredients of Success for Corrugated in the Future
14.30  How to Attract Excellent Employees (in the future)
   André Froehlich, Head of LIVE AT WORK Learn - Dexina GmbH
14.55  The Art of Living with Risk
   Polly Morland - Author/Journalist
15.20  How to Have the Best Performing Machinery
   Ralf Schiffmann, Sales Director - Göpfert
15.45  How to Find the Best Fit for Papers
   Michele Bianchi, Managing Director - DS Smith
16.10  Working Together in the Supply Chain: Starch
   Jamie Fortescue, Managing Director - Starch Europe
19.00 - 23.30  Evening programme starts
   Departure by bus to TIPI am Kanzleramt
   Cocktail followed by a seated dinner
Friday 20 May
09.00 - 10.30  Changes in Retail Demand and Consumer Behaviour and its Impact on Packaging
09.00  How to Master the Speed of Change in Retail
   Thierry Coeman, Chairman - Retail Dynamics
09.30  Sensorial Marketing: a New Way to Attract the Customer
   Virginie Maille, Professor of Marketing - SKEMA Business School
10.00  Adapting Stores to the Changing Retail Environment, Louis Delhaize
   Jean-Marc van Cutsem, Administrateur Délégué - DELFOOD N.V.
10.30  The impact of Downstream Change on the European Corrugated Industry 

 Niel Osment and Simon Southern, Founders - NOA/PRISM

11.00  Coffee break
11.45  Communicating Corrugated Benefits to Stakeholders
   FEFCO Communication Strategy for the Coming Years
   Angelika Christ, Secretary General
 Jan Gramsma, Market & Environment Director
 Nathalie Schneegans, Communications Director
12.15  Circular Economy
   Bettina Lorz, Senior Expert - European Commission, DG Environment
12.45  FEFCO Management Report
   Angelika Christ, Secretary General - FEFCO
13.00  Closing Address
   Roberto Villaquiran, President - FEFCO
13.30  Buffet Lunch at the Grand Hyatt Hotel 
14.30  End of Summit