Connetting Sustainability and Innovation

Bologna, 5 – 6 ottobre 2022

Royal Hotel Carlton, Via Montebello, 8

Programme October 5th

Moderated by Peter Mapleston

09:00 – 9:30 Registration of participants and welcome coffee

09:30 – 09:40 Opening, Country Welcome, CARLO CIOTTI | Spokesperson, PVC4Cables


SESSION 1 MARKET AND PERFORMANCES

09:40 – 10:00 Market Update, PAOLO ARCELLI | Director, Plastic Consult
10:00 – 10:15 Standardisation Review , ROLAND DEWITT | Manager, ACCIPIS
10:15 – 11:30 Review of Construction Products Regulation (CPR)
Current Status
History and Activities for CPR Revision about about Smoke Acidity, SILVIO MESSA | Research Director, L.S. Fire
Smoke Acidity Tests and Results GIANLUCA SARTI | R&D Manager, Reagens
Discussion with Q&A

GIANLUCA SARTI | R&D Manager, Reagens
MARCO PIANA | Director, PVC Forum Italia
SILVIO MESSA | Research Director, L.S. Fire


11:30 – 11:45 COFFEE BREAK


11:45 – 12:00 VinylPlus® Product Label and Supplier Certificates for Compounders, VINCENT STONE | Technical and Environmental Affairs Senior Manager, VinylPlus®
12:00 – 12:30 How to Apply the Additive Sustainability Footprint (ASF®) Methodology to Key Additives in Cables, ETTORE NANNI | Chair of the Sustainable Use of Additives Committee, VinylPlus®

12:30 – 14:00 NETWORKING LUNCH

SESSION 2 INNOVATION: SOLUTIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES


14:00 – 14:30 Innovations in Cables
Introduction CARLO CIOTTI | Spokesperson, PVC4Cables
New Resins and New Eco-Friendly Additives for Fire Safe PVC Cables Compounds, CAMILLO CARDELLI | Senior Technologist, I-Pool and University of Pisa
Requirements for PVC Jackets for Charger Cables in Electric Vehicles, LAURA MAZZOCCHETTI | Associate Professor, Department of Industrial Chemistry, University of Bologna
14:30 – 15:30 Comparative Testing of PVC Cables and Halogen-Free Cables Regarding Gas Emission Toxicity, CAMILLO CARDELLI | Senior Technologist, I-Pool
Toxicity of Smoke in the New Standards on Cables, LUCA ERMINI | Technical Director, LAPI Laboratories

Followed by a Q&A session

15:30 – 16:00 COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 16:15 PVC Cables Recycling in Europe: Today and Tomorrow, DANIELE REDAELLI | Italian Regional Representative, Recovinyl®
16:15 – 16:40 Cost Benefit Analysis on Cable Recycling, ALESSANDRO MARANGONI | Chief Executive Officer, Althesys


16:40 – 16:50 CLOSING REMARKS PETER MAPLESTON | Moderator
16:50 – 17:00 LOOKING AHEAD ZDENEK HRUSKA | Project Leader,PVC4Cables

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Programme October 6th

Moderated by Peter Mapleston

08:30 – 09:00 Registration of participants and Welcome coffee
09:00 – 09:20 Opening: Addressing Sustainability Challenges with PVC Pipe Networks, PETER MAPLESTON | Moderator
09:20 – 09:30 Introduction to PVC4Pipes, VINCENT STONE | Project Leader, PVC4Pipes
09:30 – 10:00 PVC and PVC Additives: Regulatory Challenges and Opportunities, STÉPHANE CONTENT | Senior Technical Advocacy Manager, VinylPlus®


SESSION 1 PVC PIPE NETWORKS


10:00 – 10:30 Managing and Maintaining Pipelines Performance with Digitalisation, LUCA SERENA | Decision Intelligence Solutions Technical Leader, Xylem
10:30 – 11:00 Lifecycle Competitiveness of PVC Pipes, ALESSANDRO MARANGONI | Chief Executive Officer, Althesys
11:00 – 11:30 Readiness of PVC Pipes for the Hydrogen Economy: Leak Tightness of PVC Joints, RENÉ HERMKENS | Senior Project Manager, Kiwa Technology

11:30 – 12:00 COFFEE BREAK

SESSION 2 STANDARDISATION DEVELOPMENTS


12:00 – 12:30 European Standardisation Developments Impacting PVC Pipes, ROLAND DEWITT | Manager, ACCIPIS
12:30 – 13:00 DSC Onset Temperature Influence on U-PVC Pipes Pressure Test Results, JOAQUÍN LAHOZ CASTILLO | Plastic Pipes Specialist, CEIS


SESSION 3 SUSTAINABLE INNOVATIONS ALONG THE VALUE CHAIN


13:00 – 13:30 Innovations in PVC-O Fittings, JOSÉ ANGEL GALERA LINARES | Area Manager, Molecor
13:30 – 14:00 Innovative PVC Pipe Processing Technologies for a Sustainable World, MARCO SECCHIARI | Technical Manager, Sica
14:00 – 14:15 Closing Remarks, PETER MAPLESTON | Moderator

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