To start the conference proceedings, join us at our Welcome Event hosted in the stunning CLOUDS Bar. Situated in Zurich’s famous Prime Tower, the venue offers spectacular views of the entire city. With drinks and entertainment on arrival and delicious food served from 18:30, the welcome event is the ideal place to network and begin exploring the themes and trends that will be discussed at the conference.
|09:00 - 09:15||Welcome Talk.||Martin Jetter, President of Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|09:15 - 09:30||Key Note.||Jacques Sanche, CEO of Bucher Industries.|
|09:30 - 10:30||Generation R and the future of work.||
Dr. Daniel Dettling, Founder of the Denkfabrik
Institute for Future Policy.
|10:30 - 11:00||Break||-|
|11:00 - 11:45||Global Economy - an outlook.||Prof. Dr. Klaus W. Wellershoff, Chairman of the Board/Partner at Wellershoff & Partners Ltd.|
|11:45 - 12:30||Decarbonization and Circular Economy: How will the new EU pieces of legislation impact the glass industry?||
Fabrice Rivet, Director, Environment, Health and
Safety at FEVE: The European
Container Glass Federation.
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch||-|
|14:00 - 14:30||Food Packaging and One Health: A look at the emerging science.||
Dr. Jane Muncke, Managing Director at
Food Packaging Forum Foundation.
|14:30 - 15:00||The role of glass in a zero waste economy.||Joan Marc Simon, CEO at Zero Waste.|
|15:00 - 15:30||Break||-|
|15:30 - 16:00||Sustainability for boutique brands - how glass makers should set up to service emerging sectors.||Tim Croxson, Chief Operating Officer at Croxsons.|
|16:00 - 16:30||HEINEKEN’s view of sustainable packaging.||Ruben Griffioen, Sustainability & Innovation Manager for Packaging Materials at HEINEKEN.|
|16:30 - 16:45||Closing Talks.||Martin Jetter, President of Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|09:00 - 09:30||The new world – a challenge and opportunity for the glass industry.||Werner Gessner, VP Sales at Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|09:30 - 10:30||The future of glass melting caught in the crossfire of environmental policy and economics.||Alexander Sorg, Managing Partner of SORG.|
|10:30 - 11:00||Break||-|
|11:00 - 12:00||The future of forming: How new technologies will impact the operation of glass plants.||Dr. Matthias Kümmerle, VP Technology at Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|12:00 - 12:30||Traceability – opportunity or threat?||Richard van Breda, IS Engineering.|
|12:30 - 14:00||Lunch.||-|
|14:00 - 14:30||People and technology - how suppliers can support application and operation knowhow in future glass plants.||Brian Rodger, Director Special Projects at Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|14:30 - 15:00||People and technology: Driving the change of mindsets and skillsets in the future glass plant.||Etienne Bouwer, Director Human Resources at Gallo Glass.|
|15:00 - 15:45||The impact of the technology shift on investment strategies. The future is not free.||Dr. Daniel Schippan, Founder/Managing Partner of cm.project.ing.|
|15:45 - 16:00||A message in a bottle.||Martin Jetter, President of Bucher Emhart Glass.|
|16:00 - 17:00||Farewell drinks and snacks.||-|