Inštitut za celulozo in papir, Bogišićeva 8, 1000 Ljubljana, SL
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1. International Circular Packaging Conference

Conference programe

Thursday 26th of September 2019

Conference venue: Pulp and Paper Institute, Bogišićeva 8, Ljubljana

7.45-8.45 Conference registration

8:45-9:00 Conference opening (prof. dr Miroslav Huskić, mag. Mateja Mešl)

Keynote lectures:

9:00-9:30 Dr. Maurizio Crippa, gr3n:  Circularity to plastic – evolution or revolution?

9:30-10:00  Julio Vidal, AITIIP: Strategies to move from packaging from linear to circular economy

10:00-10:20 Coffee break

10:15-10.40 A. Knez, M.Krištofič, DSSmith Slovenija: Circular packaging solutions

10:40 -11:05 A. Mihelič, Gorenje: Multiple gains of optimized packaging design – Gorenje case

11:05-11:30 A. Ugrin, Ugrinpack:  Biodegradable disposable packaging and trends

11:30-11:55 J. Polutnik, Plastika Skaza: New trends - Sustainable Product Design Bokashi Organko 2

12:00 -13:00 Lunch break

13:00-13:20 G.Szabó, Biotec Orbitpolymers: Sustainable bioplastics for flexible and rigid applications by Biotec-Orbitpolymers

13:20-13:40 E. Štraser, Evegreen: Evegreen - biodegradable packaging solutions 

13:40- 14:00 J. Brito, Makegrowlab: From Waste to Packaging

14:00-14:20 U. Piskar, Piskar doo: Trends in greener plastic bag production

14:20-14:40 A. Božič Cerar, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia: Recyclability, more than speculation

14:40 -15:00 Coffee break

15:00-15:45 Masterclass:  dr. David Ravnjak, Vevče  Paper Mill : Paper reinvented – the packaging material of 21 st century

15:45-16:30 Masterclass: Silvester Bolka, FTPO:  Biopolymers and Biocomposites: types, structure, recycling

16:30-17:30 Guided visit to the R&D Facilities of Pulp and Paper Institute

19:00 - Gostilna Šestica conference dinner (Slovenska cesta 40, Ljubljana)

Friday 27th of September 2019

Conference venue: Pulp and Paper Institute, Bogišičeva 8, 1000 Ljubljana

8.00-9.00 Conference registration

Keynote lecture

9:00 -9:30 Dr. Gregor Radonjič :Packaging sustainability and greenwashing

Session: Innovative circular materials

9:35 -9:50 Production and characterization of the foils from the abundant biopolymer sources (U. Novak, M. Bajić, K.Korge, A. Oberlintner, B. Likozar)

9:50-10:05 Investigation of poly (ethylene glycol) plasticizer in shellac films (U. Vrabič Brodnjak, Dimitrina Todorova)

10:05-10:20 Structural, thermal, optical and mechanical properties of nanocellulose / ATH hybrid films (T. Kolar, V. Kokol)

10:20-10:35 Bio-based antimicrobial packaging paper coatings containing complex coacervation microcapsules (B. Šumiga, B. Šumiga, M.Šuštaršič, B. Boh Podgornik)

10:35-10:45 Coffee break

10:45-11:00  Testing basepapers and it’s components with thermal decomposition to classify corrugated cardboards from quality aspects (B. Tóth, L Koltai , J. Tősi, P. Böröcz)

11:00-11:15 Injection moulding process optimization of biocomposites by simulations and Taguchi experimental design ( P. Fajs, V. Žepič Bogataj, C. Peñalva)

11:15-11:30 Carboxymethylation of cellulose obtained from agricultural residues (J. Hočevar , J. Zule , P. Titan, J. Iskra)

Session: Sustainable and optimized packaging design (ecodesign)

11:30-11:45 Circular packaging design guideline (U. Gürlich, B.Wohner, V. Heinrich, M. Tacker)

11:45 -12:00 A case study of flexible packaging using lean methodology (A. Pogačar, J. Miklavc, M. Klinar)

12:00-12:15 Eye tracking study of packaging form judgment (G. Vladić, G. Delić, N. Kašiković, S. Đurđević, B. Banjanin)

12:15-12:30 Key recommendations for the printed packaging in the circular economy (Cs. Horváth, L. Koltai)

12:30-12:45 Reducing the environmental impact of a product by optimizing its production (Ž. Jelen,  B. Vitužnik)

12:45-13:00 The colourimetric properties of smart textile packaging temperature indicators (S.Djurdjević, D. Novaković, Ž. Zeljković, N. Kašiković)

13:00-14:00 Conference lunch

14:00-14:15 Innovative transport packaging for eco farming (N. Radovič, U. Vrabič Brodnjak)

14:15-14:30 Negative carbon footprint of packaging paper products, is it possible? (E. M. Schau, A. Sandak, J. Sandak, L. R. Gobakken)

14:30-14:45 Purification of recycled terephthalic acid and synthesis of polyethylene terephthalate (J. Slapnik, G. Kraft, T. Wilhem, A. Lobnik)

14:45-15:00 Wastewater treatment plant sludge; flexible packaging material; revalorization of industry waste (G. Lavrič, A. Miletić, D. Medvešček, S. Nastran, U. Vrabič Brodnjak)

15:00-15:15 Biodegradibility and composting of packaging made from invasive plant based materials (M. Sežun, I. Karlovits, D. Medvešček, U. Kavčič)

15:15-15:30 Product environmental footprint (PEF) Category rules (PEFCR) for intermediate paper products – overview and discussion of important choices made in the development                         (E. M. Schau, InnoRenew CoE)

15:30-15:45 Development of knowledge base for smart packaging indicators (Ž. Zeljković, S. Đurđević, D. Novaković, N. Kašiković, G. Vladić)

15:45-16.00  Paper products made of paper from invasive alien plant species (T. Kapun, A. Šinkovec, J. Zule, M.Skodlar, G. Lavrič)

16:00-17:00 Guided visit to the R&D Facilities of Pulp and Paper Institute (optional)