In a change to previous Glassman conference, this year’s free to attend event will be titled Trends in Glassmaking. A number of glass leaders will discuss today’s talking points in the industry.
Global glass container group O-I, which has its French headquarters in Lyon, will provide the opening, keynote speech. Another confirmed speaker is Gert-Jan van Assen, leading global brewer Heineken, will talk about their route to the greenest glass bottle. Stoelzle Masnieres, Managing Director, Etienne Gruyez, will discuss the recent investment and transformation of the plant.
Other confirmed speakers at the conference include the European Container Glass Federation’s (FEVE) Secretary General, Adeline Farrelly, former SABMiller Director Richard van Breda, and Pavel Bobosik, Director at Russian container glass manufacturer Ekran.
In addition the UK’s Glass Futures will discuss the new £20 million research centre in the UK which is set to be built in Rotherham.
|14:00||Keynote speech from O-I|
|14:15||The route to our greenest bottle|
Charles Richardson, Global Category Leader-Glass Packaging, Heineken
|14:45||Stoelzle Masnières Parfumerie: the rebirth of a 200 year old factory|
Etienne Gruyez, Managing Director, Stoelzle
|15:05||How we innovate at Ardagh|
Barbara Macialczyk, Marketing Manager, Ardagh Glass
|15:25||Glass industry in Russia: challenges, opportunities|
Pavel Bobosik, Director, Ekran
|15:45||Requirements for glass conditioning systems for the future|
Joachim Gesslein, Horn Glass Industries AG
|14:00||Which packaging is ticking all of the boxes?|
Susan Hansen, Rabobank
|14:20||Glass packaging industry trends & developments|
Adeline Farrelly, Secretary General, FEVE
|14:40||Creating a £20 million research centre in the UK|
Dr Nick Kirk, Glass Futures
|15:00||Can Cullet ensure that glass remains a key and relevant packaging medium?|
Richard van Breda, former Director, SABMiller