RACE: Recycling and Circular Economy — AMERICAS

RACE (Recycling and Circular Economy) Americas 2021


Day 1 Presentations — Session 1

Pre-Conference Video
Opening Remarks and Welcome
Sajjid Mitha
Founder & CEO
Polymer Update
Conor Carlin
Managing Director
ILLIG LP
Jason Lyons
Business Manager
Arkema
Developing Circular Solutions in the Polymers Industry
Ron Abbott
Sustainability Technology Manager
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
Arkema's Advanced Bio-Circular (ABC) Materials
Kevin Hanrahan
Chief Marketing Officer, High Performance Polymer
Arkema
Sustainable Development Trends in Rigid Packaging
Diane Marret
Sustainability Director, Consumer Packaging North America
Berry Global
Session 1 Q&A
Ron Abbott
Sustainability Technology Manager
Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP
Kevin Hanrahan
Chief Marketing Officer, High Performance Polymer
Arkema
Diane Marret
Sustainability Director, Consumer Packaging North America
Berry Global

Day 1 Presentations — Session 2

PET Recycling via Liquid Polycondensation to Near Virgin Quality
Peter Schneider
President
Next Generation Recycling Machines
From Landfill Waste to a Climate Positive Thermoplastic; How UBQ Materials is Transforming Sustainable Manufacturing
Derek Schaeffer
VP of Business Development for Materials North America
UBQ
Recycling & Circular Economy Transparency
Kari Bliss
Customer Experience & Sustainability Leader
PADNOS
Impacts of Emerging Policy on Corporations
Michael Washburn
Principal
Washburn Consulting Sustainability and Public Affairs
EPR and More: The U.S. Plastics Recycling Legislative Landscape
Colin Staub
Reporter
Resource Recycling, Inc.
Session 2 Q&A
Conor Carlin
Managing Director
ILLIG LP
Colin Staub
Reporter
Resource Recycling, Inc.
Closing Remarks
Mercedes Landazuri
Director of Technology & Innovation
Peacock Colors & Vortex Liquid Color

Day 2 Presentations — Session 1

Pre-Conference Video
Opening Remark
Sajjid Mitha
Founder & CEO
Polymer Update
Advanced Recycling: Reshaping the Recycling Landscape
Kim Holmes
Owner and Principal Consultant
4R Sustainability
Plastics Recycling, Upcycling, and Redesign in the BOTTLE Consortium
Katrina Knauer
Project Manager - Research
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
PlastiVan's Commitment to a Sustainable Future
Evan Morton
Programs & Sustainability Coordinator
SPE Foundation
Session 1 Q&A
Katrina Knauer
Project Manager - Research
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Evan Morton
Programs & Sustainability Coordinator
SPE Foundation
Kim Holmes
Owner and Principal Consultant
4R Sustainability

Day 2 Presentations — Session 2

Closing the Leaky Fashion Loop: Comparison of Mechanical and Chemical Recycling
Asheen Phansey
Co-Founder and CEO
Eleven Radius
Techno-economic, life-cycle, and socioeconomic impact analysis of enzymatic recycling of poly(ethylene terephthalate)
Avantika Singh
Chemical Engineer
National Renewable Energy Lab
Closing the loop of WEEE plastics: a successful story of circular economy in Colombia.
Ivan Dario Lopez Gomez
Technical and Scientific Director
ICIPC
Circular Economy and Plastics Waste: the Case of Mexico
Andrea Cantu
Doctoral Student
EGADE Business School
Session Q&A
Asheen Phansey
Co-Founder and CEO
Eleven Radius
Avantika Singh
Chemical Engineer
National Renewal Energy Lab
Ivan Dario Lopez Gomez
Technical and Scientific Director
ICIPC
Andrea Cantu
Doctoral Student
EGADE Business School

Day 2 Presentations — Session 3

Multi-Stakeholder Collaboration to Solve Recyclability Problems
Tonay Randell
Program Manager
Stina Inc.
The Role of Engineering Plastics in a Marine Plastic Environment
Michael Hannah
Director
Enviropod International Limited
Recycled Fiberglass Composites for Thermoplastic Compounds
Karl Englund
CTO
Global Fiberglass Solutions
Session 3 Q&A
Tonay Randell
Program Manager
Stina Inc.
Michael Hannah
Director
Enviropod International Limited
Karl Englund
CTO
Global Fiberglass Solutions
Closing Remarks
Mercedes Landazuri
Director of Technology & Innovation
Peacock Colors & Vortex Liquid Color

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