News bioplastics MAGAZINE presents: The 2nd PLA World Congress in Munich/Germany is the must-attend conference for everyone interested in PLA, its benefits, and challenges. The conference offers high class presentations from top individuals in the industry and also offers excellent networkung opportunities along with a table top exhibition. Please find below the preliminary programme. Find more details and register at the conference website 2 nd PLA World C o n g r e s s 15 + 16 MAY 2012 * Munich * Germany www.pla-world-congress.com 2nd PLA World Congress, Preliminary Program Tuesday, May 15, 2012 (subject to changes, visit www.pla-world-congress for updates) 08:00 - 08:30 Registration, Welcome-Coffee 08.30 - 08.45 Michael Thielen, Polymedia Publisher Welcome 08:45 - 09:15 Harald Kaeb, narocon Keynote Speech: Bioplastics - Future or Hype ? 09:15 - 09:40 Udo Mühlbauer, Uhde Inventa-Fischer Uhde Inventa-Fischer’s pilot plant facilities for LA and PLA 09:40 - 10:05 Roland Essel, nova-Institut Meta LCA for PLA 10:05 - 10:30 Patrick Farquet, Sulzer Chemtech Sulzer plants for PLA production: efficient, compact and reliable 10:30 - 10:55 Q&A 10:55 - 11:20 Coffeebreak sponsored by EREMA 11:20 - 11:45 Erwin Vink, NatureWorks Ingeo Biopolymers: An update of the latest developments in Products, Sustainable Feedstock and Product Certification and End of Life 11:45 - 12:10 Francois de Bie, Purac High Heat PLA for use in high performance fibers and other durable applications 12:10 - 12:35 Kevin Yang, Shenzhen Esun Industrial Co PLA Alloy and Application 12:35 - 12:50 Q&A 12:50 - 14:00 Lunch 14:00 - 14:35 Patrick Zimmermann, FkUR Modifying PLA to the next level 14:35 - 14:50 Karin Molenveld, Wageningen (WUR) Strain induced crystallisation as a method to optimize PLA properties in practical applications 14:50 - 15:15 Daniel Ganz, Sukano PLA Masterbatch Technology – State of the art and latest trends 15.15 - 15:40 Marcel Dartee, Polyone Additives / Masterbatches for PLA 15:40 - 15:55 Q&A 15:55 - 16:30 Coffeebreak 16:35 - 17:00 Jan Noordegraaf, Synbra Latest developments in E-PLA foam 17:00 - 17:25 Makoto Kobayashi, Toray International Toray‘s modified PLA materials 17:25 - 17:50 Ramani Narayan, Michigan State University Positioning and branding PLA products from carbon footprint and end-of-life Wednesday, May 16, 2012 09:00 - 09:25 Mr. Shim, SK Chemicals SK Chemicals’ New PLA 09:25 - 09:50 Karl Zimmermann, Brückner Latest Technology in Film Stretching 09:50 - 10:15 Frank Ernst, Taghleef NATIVIA – The BoPLA film for packaging and labelling applications 10:15 - 10:40 Larissa Zirkel, Huhtamaki Innovative Concepts of Functional PLA Films 10:40 - 10:55 Q&A 10.55 - 11:20 Coffeebreak 11:20 - 11:45 Mathias Hahn, Fraunhofer IAP Modification of PLA with view to enhanced barrier and thermal properties 11:45 - 12:10 Shankara Prasad, SPC Biotech Bio conversion of agriwaste to polylactic acid 12:10 - 12:35 Johann Zimmermann Experiences in Processing PLA 12:35 - 12:50 Q&A 12:50 - 14:00 Lunch 14:00 - 14:35 Steve Dejonghe, Galactic Building the recycling scheme for PLA 14:35 - 14:50 Gerold Breuer, Erema Closing the loop on bioplastics by mechanical recycling 14:50 - 15:15 Sebastian Schippers, Institut für Kunststoffverarbeitung (IKV) Recycling of polylactic acid and utilization of recycled polylactic acid for packaging applications 15.15 - 15:40 Harald Klöden, RE|PLA Cycle PLA closed cycle waste management 15:40 - 15:55 Q&A 16:00 - 16:30 Panel discussion: End of life options 14 bioplastics MAGAZINE [02/12] Vol. 7
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