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|
Gert-Jan van Assen, 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||Presentation Title TBC|
Pavel Bobosik, Director, Ekran
|14:00||Susan Hansen, Rabobank|
|14:20||Adeline Farrelly, Secretary General, FEVE|
|14:40||Creating a £20 million research centre in the UK|
Representative from Glass Futures
|15:00||Presentation Title TBC|
Richard van Breda, former Director, SABMiller