Great speaker line-up for the MedPharmPlast Europe Conference on 30 November 2017 in Brussels

LAST CHANCE TO REGISTER - Don't miss this opportunity to gain an expert insight into the latest European developments for plastics medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging!


MedPharmPlast Europe is pleased to invite you to its next event on 30 November 2017 in Brussels.

The day will start with the MPPE Annual General Assembly for members only, followed by the public MPPE Conference. All interested parties are welcome to join us.

Interested? Then just register via our online form here. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact us directly at [email protected] to discuss your participation.

Have your voice heard

If you have a specific question regarding the proposed speakers, or there are issues you feel should be discussed, please include your comments in the registration form here.


30 November: MPPE GA & Conference

9:00 - 10:00

MPPE GENERAL ASSEMBLY (for members only)

10:00 - 10:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee


10:30 - 10:45 Welcome
10:45 - 11:15

Updates on regulations and standards related to the testing of plastics material
- Frank De Smedt, Department Head Analytical Services, Toxikon

11:15 - 11:45

Mandate and Progress of the SHEER in relation to the Guidelines on Phthalates
- Paul Piscoi, Policy Officer, DG GROW, European Commission

11:45 - 12:00 Networking Coffee
12:00 - 12:30

Definition of Nanomaterial
- Andrej Kobe, Policy Officer, DG ENV, European Commission

12:30 - 13:30 Networking Lunch
13:30 - 14:00

The interface between EU Chemicals Legislation and the new Medical Device Regulation
- Patrick de Kort, Regulatory Task Force Co-Chairman, MedPharmPlast Europe

14:00 - 14:30

Update on Titanium Dioxide
- Lorenzo Zullo, REACH Manager, Eurométaux - Association Européenne des Métaux

14:30 - 15:00

EU Funding Opportunities for Polymer Research on Medical Devices
- Estela Izquierdo, Executive Secretary, ECP4 - European Composites, Plastics and Polymer Processing Platform





Participation to the event is free for MPPE members. Non-members are charged a delegate fee. To register and view the conference fees, please view the registration form here.


Meeting date & venue

  • Wednesday, 29 November 2017: MPPE internal meetings
    • 13:00 - 16:00: MPPE Regulatory Task Force Meeting
    • 16:00 - 18:30: MPPE Board Meeting (for Board members only)
    • From 19:00: MPPE Board Dinner
  • Thursday, 30 November 2017, 09:00 - 15:00: MPPE GA & Conference

EuPC Building
Avenue de Cortenbergh 71
1000 Brussels


We are looking forward to welcoming you.


Eva Schneider

Communications Officer,

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About MedPharmPlast Europe

MedPharmPlast Europe is a sector group of EuPC created in 2014 by and for companies involved in the whole supply chain of plastic medical devices and pharmaceutical packaging in Europe. It assists companies in these industry sectors by keeping them informed about the latest developments in European regulations and their impact on the medical device and pharmaceutical packaging plastics value chain. MedPharmPlast Europe also represents the interests of the industry to the European legislators and tries to arrive at regulations that are both workable and protect the patient.


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