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Science Driving Consumer Protection: How Plastics Deliver, 20 - 21 October, Mövenpick Hotel Berlin, Germany


27 May 2014


Innovation & Enterprise
Trade & Society


Science Driving Consumer Protection: How Plastics Deliver, 20 - 21 October, Mövenpick Hotel Berlin, Germany

Building on the events in Brussels and Vienna last year related to plastics and health and under the title “Science Driving Consumer Protection: How Plastics Deliver”, PlasticsEurope will hold a scientific conference on the 20 and 21 October 2014 in Berlin to provide insight on how industry, authorities and research institutes address, deliver and cooperate in the area of science and research behind consumer protection.

The conference will gather several key speakers from the public authorities, health agencies, academia and the industry to cover a wide array of burning topics be it on food contact materials, drinking water, indoor air quality, cosmetics packaging.

Block the date and join us to share the insight of leading European authorities who have confirmed their participation such as:

  • Prof. Thomas Simat, Chair for food chemistry and food and skin contact materials, Dresden University
    Topic: Non intentionally added substances in food contact
  • Dr Mark Lohmann, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR)
    Topic: Risk communication
  • Dr Chris Howick, Ineos Vinyls
    Topic: Hazard versus Risk
  • Dr Thomas Rapp, German Environmental Protection Agency (UBA)
    Topic: Drinking water contact materials
  • Dr Roland Franz, Fraunhofer Institute Freising
    Topic: Nano particle- and oligomer-migration in food contact plastics
  • Ralf Eisert, BASF SE
    Topic: Exposure assessment in food contact
  • Dr Johannes Mertl, OFI Technologie & Innovation GmbH, Austria
    Topic: Xenohormones in packaging materials
  • Prof. Tunga Salthammer, Fraunhofer Institut Braunschweig
    Topic: Plastics additives in the indoor environment
  • Loredana Ghinea, CEFIC
    Topic: Indoor air quality – The European perspective

We look forward to welcoming you to this scientific conference and share with you the latest in research and technical papers. So join us and extend your personal network to important stakeholders in the area of plastics and consumer protection.

Have a look at the provisional programme. Join us and register here.


European Institute of Peace
Research Consultants
International Association for Democracy (IAD)
Lobbying Officer (voluntary)
European Food Banks Federation
Head of ​Fundraising and Partnerships​​
European Affairs Consulting Group (Eacon)
EU Public Affairs Trainee
International Commission of Jurists - European Institutions
Programme Manager
Terre des Hommes International Federation
Child and Youth Participation Advisor (Environment & Climate)
KIOS Foundation
Team leader
European Parliament, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan
Accredited Parliamentary Assistant, office of MEP Siegfried Mureșan