PCD Conference

PCD talks

The PCD theatre will offer insight from world-leading experts and top brands on the trends and challenges facing packaging developers in the cosmetics and perfume markets.
From the clean beauty phenomenon to packaging’s huge sustainability challenge, from the influence of influencers to the latest packaging technologies, the PCD theatre promises new knowledge and perspectives from the biggest names in packaging.

Who is it for?

Packaging influencers in marketing, design, pack development and R&D will gain new knowledge, inspiration and solutions for their next packaging project at the PCD theatre.

WEDNESDAY 29 JANUARY

MARKET OUTLOOK - 2020 vision: global design trends and the Gen Z challenge

PCD Talks Theatre

9h45 - 10h40 and meet the speakers from 10h40 to 10h50

The same trends determine all areas of design, from fashion and art to furniture and packaging across the world, from the digital transformation and sustainability to the drive for premiumisation. Meanwhile, many indicators on Gen Z point to a growing lack of interest in cosmetics.

In this session, four experts in design trends from around the world debate their outlook for the year to come; while Monique Large presents a vision of the future for cosmetics in a Gen Z world.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Senior management

Christophe Pradère, BETC Design

Alnoor Mitha de Bharat, Objets de Convoitises

Charlotte Delobelle, Fashion Snoops

Monique Large, Pollen Consulting in collaboration with an Ethnologist

Jeb Gleason-Allured, GCI

SUSTAINABILITY - Zero waste and the future of eco-design to 2025

PCD Talks Theatre

11h00 - 11h45 and meet the speakers from 12h00 to 12h15

How should brand owners and packaging suppliers approach design for recycling from a material and format perspective? In this session, COTREP (an association of 3 associations) will present their eco-design tool to help everyone in the packaging supply chain and consider how the industry can reach European zero-waste targets by 2025.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Chair:

Hervé Bouix, VP innovation packaging, Estée Lauder

Emmanuelle Schoesling, Elipso

Oriane Broussard, Chef de projet Eco-Conception, Citeo

Pierre Meurice, Sustain Innov

Eileen Marshall, Ingénieur Matériaux / Materials Engineer, Valorplast

Florent Girard, Créagif Eco Concept

SUSTAINABILITY - Ocean plastics – the reality and packaging’s response

PCD Talks Theatre

12h15 - 13h00 and meet the speakers from 13h00 to 13h15

Ocean plastics is arguably the biggest challenge facing the packaging supply chain. In this session, oceanographer Francois Galgani will share an update on current thinking around the ocean plastics issue. The presentation will be followed by a panel debate where brands, suppliers and associations will present concrete solutions.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Chair:

Hervé Bouix, VP innovation packaging, Estée Lauder

Albéa and L’Oréal

François Galgani, Océanographe

Nicolas Moufflet, Lys Packaging

Nicolas Moufflet, Lys Packaging

Carole Carpentier, Gestes Propres

Gerald Martines, in-signes

BRAND KEYNOTE – Topic to be announced soon

PCD Talks Theatre

13h30 - 13h50 and meet the speakers from 13h50 to 14h00

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

KEYNOTE – Carole Janvier MP - Plastics, the circular economy and the outlook for 2020

PCD Talks Theatre

14h00 - 14h20

French member of parliament Carole Janvier presents her recommendations on the French government’s approach to legislation on plastics, how the European Union’s policy on the circular economy is being implemented, and the future implications for packaging specifiers and suppliers.

Key takeaways

  • Understand how legislators are tackling the plastics challenge
  • Get insight into the future implications for both brands and packaging suppliers
  • Learn how France is implementing European rules on plastics

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Carole Janvier, Deputy de la 2ème circonscription du Loiret and Moderator: Serge Odof, Directeur ESIReims

BRANDS ROUND TABLE - Drinks and beauty brands and the plastics challenge

PCD Talks Theatre

14h30 - 15h10 and meet the speakers from 15h10 to 15h25

Discover how brands across the drinks and beauty market – including Coty, Pernod Ricard, L’Occitane and Kao – are responding to the plastics challenge in this round table debate hosted by Serge Odof of leading packaging school ESIReims.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Moderator:

Serge Odof, Directeur ESIReims

Vincent Delavenne, VP Packaging Luxury Division, Coty

Corinne Fugier-Garrel, Packaging Concept Development Director , L’Occitane

Daniele Nebe, Global Package Development Leader Hair Care, Hair care (R+D), KAO

Nathalie Perroquin, Corporate – Corporate Sustainability Vice-President, Coty

Carine Christophe, Group Environmental Manager, Pernod Ricard

ADF&PCD Awards 2020

PCD Talks Theatre

15h45

Celebrate the best packaging achievements of the aerosol, dispensing, perfume and cosmetics sectors with the top names in the industry – and hear from our special guest speaker to be announced soon.

Followed by networking drinks at the Champagn Bar

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

THURSDAY 30 JANUARY

BRAND CASE STUDY - UNILEVER - Innovation: new recycling technologies enabling upgrades to luxury sustainability

PCD Talks Theatre

09h30 - 10h15 and meet the speakers from 10h15 to 10h30

Integrating into the circular economy, without compromising on quality, is probably one of the biggest challenges for luxury packaging. Developments in recycling technology, specially at molecular level, are speeding up and the last 12 months have seen a lot of announcements in this space that both compliment and further develop traditional mechanical recycling. This session will provide examples of these new technologies with players at different steps of the value chain and covering different materials. Join us to see how these emerging technologies can support recyclability and PCR inclusion for luxury packaging.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Frédéric Dreux, R&D Packaging Leader – Prestige, Unilever

BRAND KEYNOTE - JO MALONE LONDON

PCD Talks Theatre

10h30 - 10h45 and meet the speakers from 10h45 to 11h00

Jo Malone and Heinz Glas shared their experience on digital printing and challenges for the year to come

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D
  • Procurement/purchasing
  • Senior management

Chris Gevers, Executive Director Packaging Development, Joe Malone London

Virginia Elliott – Chief Sales Officer, Heinz

BRANDS ROUND TABLE - Clean Beauty

PCD Talks Theatre

11h15 - 12h15 and meet the speakers from 12h15 to 12h30

Concepts of clean and natural beauty have impacts throughout the product development process, both on formulation and the approach to packaging. In this session, brands who are innovating in the clean beauty space will discuss the challenges they faced in the creation and development of their products and packaging and the solutions they found to bring those products to market. The session will also present two new packaging innovations for this market aimed at independent brands.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D

Moderator:

Antonia Cadbury, Head of New Product Development & Technical, Bulldog Skincare Men

Louise Salvati, Co-Fondatrice & Arnaud Lancelot, Co-Fondateur, Cozie

Astrid Mauduit, Founder and CEO, OUATE

Anne Mechteld, Medspray

Sascha Krause, Senior Manager Packaging Development, Kao

Gauvin Hemery, ABC Texture

CLEAN BEAUTY - The New Luxury Code and natural fragrance packaging solutions

PCD Talks Theatre

12h30 - 13h15 and meet the speakers from 13h15 to 13h30

In this session, Creezy Courtois, founder of the International Perfume Foundation, shares her organisation’s New Luxury Code for clean and natural products and discusses packaging solutions for clean and natural beauty brands, following on from her presentation at ADF&PCD New York that discussed the challenges for brands in this market. She will also reveal the winners of a new competition that celebrates the best new clean and natural product developments on the perfume market.

Who is it for

  • Packaging technologists
  • Marketing and design
  • New product development/R&D

Creezy Courtois, Founder of IPF (International Perfume Foundation)

Contact the team

Interested in speaking at the PCD Theatre?

Josh Brooks
Event Director

josh.brooks@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 84

Christelle Anya
Community & Content Director

christelle.anya@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 76

Laurent Lemire
Content & Conference Manager

laurent.lemire@easyfairs.com

+33 (0)1 40 22 72 83

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