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25th European Tyre Recycling Conference

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2018 will be the 25th anniversary of the European Tyre Recycling Conference. This auspicious event will take place from Wednesday through to Friday 14 - 16 March 2018 at the NH Collection Hotel, Grand Sablon, Brussels.

This 25th event will be entitled: 25 years of Tyre Recycling Progress : Focusing on the Future

There will be a series of ETRA led activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary running from September 2017 through to September 2018.

2018 will be the 25th anniversary of the European Tyre Recycling Conference. This auspicious event will take place from Wednesday through to Friday 14 - 16 March 2018 at the NH Collection Hotel, Grand Sablon, Brussels.

This 25th event will be entitled: 25 years of Tyre Recycling Progress : Focusing on the Future

There will be a series of ETRA led activities to celebrate the 25th anniversary running from September 2017 through to September 2018.

Program

WEDNESDAY 14 MARCH 2018

10.00
Workshop with NCP Brussels
EU – Research, Development and Investment Funding for SMEs H2020, IPR & Exploitation, CBD, B2B, etc.
LAUNCH of The ETRA Partnership Registry for Project partnerships
12.00
Registration begins
13.00
Display set-up
15.00
ETRA General Assembly Meeting (Members only)
18.30
Welcome reception
20.00
Gala Dinner in honour of Speakers and guests

THURSDAY 15 MARCH 2018

8.30
Registration and Welcome Coffee
9.15
Welcome and Opening Comments
9.30
25 Years of Tyre Recycling: A look back
Ministry of the Environment, Spain
Patrick Brenner, Ile de France
10.30
Keynote Address: Daniel Callega Crespo Director General DG Environment
11.00
Questions and Discussion
11.15
Coffee break
11.45
Session 1: Quantifying EU ELT arisings: The Future
The changing flow of tyres into and out of the EU during the past 25 years - potentials for the future.
13.00
Lunch
14.15
Session 2: Implementing the Circular Economy GPP
ManyRTMs are competitive with traditional materials for a variety of municipal projects, construction, etc.
15.45
Coffee Break
16.15
Session 3: New material Opportunities
The latest updates and progress in technology Expanding material applications with new options
18.15
Session 4: The Spotlight
Make a brief presentation on new products
Please pre-register
19.00
Cocktail reception
20.30
Company Matchmaking:
4 Discussion Groups on Industry topics
Accompanied by a light supper

FRIDAY 16 MARCH 2018

8.30
Registration and Welcome Coffee
9.15
Opening Comments
9.30
Framework: The new mainstream markets
10.00
Session 5: NewTrends and Opportunities in Sports
The Sport Sector is among the leaders in competition with virgin materials. ETRA is works with ECHA, ESTO, STC, UEFA, etc. to face the issues
11.00
Coffee break
11.30
Session 6: Broadening the Material Horizon
The latest updates and material progress including TPEs Devulc, Carbon materials, moulded products, targeting the automotive sector and beyond. The importance of standards as a first step.
13.15
Lunch
14.30
Session 7 : Roads of the future
Road construction has evolved over the years to include abroad range of construction products and applications, to resolve a variety of issues.
15.45
Coffee Break
16.30
Session 8: A Long Look Ahead to the Future
The changing economics of tyre recycing and new uses of RTMs in existing and innovatve markets. The changing role of standards.
17.30
Closing comments
19.00
Closing reception

Speakers include government representatives and NGOs, industry profssionals, researchers, material and product developers representatives of support industries, among others.

Among the panelists are: S. Amirkhanian (U of Alabama), D.Bond (Synthetic Turf Council), P. Brenner (Ile de France), R. Garcia (Sheffield U), A. Gelpi (GMN), G. Jung (ULB), D. Kennedy (DKE), J. Koury (ASTMI), A. Macho (Environment Ministry), B. Marabotto (Turin), A. Paulsson (EcoRub), P. Taylor OBE (TRA UK), T. Thornton (Micromeritrics), W. Wasniowski (Tebamix), E. Weiss (Albi) and many others.

Registration

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Accomodation

For your convenience, ETRA has arranged for you block-bookings with preferential prices at the hotel of the Conference venue.

Take advantage of them by booking your accommodation as soon as possible:

NH COLLECTION GRAND SABLON

Price / night

  • 239€ for a Superior Single Room
  • 160€ for a Superior Double Room

These rate include the following:

  • Breakfast
  • Wi-Fi in the entire hotel

The above mentioned rates are per room, per night and including taxes. The rates exclude City Tax, 4.24 € per room, per night.
CANCELLATION FREE OF CHARGE UNTIL 5 DAYS PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.

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Transportation

Official carrier Brussels Airlines

Brussels Airlines is pleased to be your Preferred Carrier for the 25th European Tyre Recycling Conference and extends 10% discount on available return economy & business fares from Europe, Russia, Israel & Africa.

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on www.lh.com/event-flight-booking and enter the access code BEZJXTH in the "Event code" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.
NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to lufthansa.mobility@dlh.de and providing the access code as a reference.

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