SAVE THE DATE for the next European Food Contact Plastics Seminar in Brussels !



Polymer Comply Europe (PCE) and the Food Contact Regulatory Experts Panel (FREP) are pleased to announce its upcoming European Food Contact Plastics Seminar, organised on behalf of European Plastics Converters (EuPC).


The seminar will take place on 15 June 2023 in the Martin's Brussels EU Hotel.


It will focus on how to ensure the sustainability of food contact plastic materials and articles, whilst maintaining their safety for consumers. This seminar will identify the key challenges and opportunities for the food and drink industry, such as how it can contribute to the EU sustainability objectives and meet their legal obligations in terms of consumer safety. The discussion will gather experts from the industry, research institutes, European and national authorities.






  • 9.00-9.30 Registration & Welcome coffee
  • 9.30-10.00 Welcome & Introduction: What the future of the FCMs regulation will be? - Dario Dainelli Policy & Regulatory Affairs, FREP
  • 10.00-10.30 Plastics Recycling and Sustainability: Perspectives from the Food Industry (Recycling Regulation (EU) 2022/1616) - Alejandro Rodarte, FoodDrinkEurope
  • 10.30-11.50 coffee break
  • 10.50-11.20 Plastics Recycling Beyond PET: Recycling Polystyrene and Polyolefins - Mathilde Taveau, Plastics Recyclers Europe
  • 11.20-11.50 Progresses in Chemical Recycling to Achieve Circular Plastics Targets - Franky Wylin, Plastics Europe
  • 11.50-13.00 Networking lunch
  • 13.00-13.40 Updates on chemical legislation and links with FCMs - Miguel Prieto Arranz, Cefic
  • 13.40-14.10 Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) - Olivier Van Volden, essenscia PolyMatters
  • 14.10 - 14.30 Coffee break
  • 14.30 -15.00 Chemical Recycling: Circular Plastics Targets and Meaning for Foor Contact Applicatins - John Sewell , Chemical Recycling Europe
  • 15.00-15.30 Regulatory Compliance of PFAS (fluorinated polymers) for FCMs - Nicolas Robin, Plastics Europe
  • 15.30-16.30 Potential Challenges and Opportunities from a Changing Regulatory Scenario in Food Contact Applications
  • 16.30-16.45 Closing remarks - Dario Dainelli Policy & Regulatory Affairs, FREP


Date & Location:

15 June 2023, from 9.00 CET
Martin's Brussels EU Hotel: Bd Charlemagne 80, 1000 Bruxelles


Registration is required, please book your ticket here.

Do not miss the European Food Contact Plastics Seminar 2023 !
We look forward to your participation !