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Shankari Bastiampillai
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

The 2021 PLASTICS Spring Meeting, is now taking place from May 17–19, 2021. This meeting is where hundreds of plastics professionals, experts, and industry partners gather to strategize for the association and the industry. Hosted virtually, experience three days of learning and growing with the association that leads and promotes the plastics industry.

Registered attendees will gain insights from leading industry and political experts and you can enjoy networking with your customers at our virtual cocktail reception on May 17, 2021. For some additional fun, join us for trivia night on May 18, 2021.

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Who Should Attend:

Open to the entire supply chain: processors, equipment manufacturers, materials suppliers, brands and recyclers. 

What Can You Expect:

- One-on-One Networking Meetings.
- NEW! We're honoring you with our PLASTICS Member Engagement Awards spotlighting member companies who have displayed exceptional devotion to the mission of our association.
- Enjoy a conversation with policymakers about navigating the plastics policy landscape in 2021.
- A presentation of a new, dynamic "This is Plastics" for media and the public.
- We'll also cover economic outlook, industry prospects and merger & acquisition trends in the plastics industry. 
- Enjoy a panel discussion with members on how they incorporate sustainability into daily business practices. 

Take a look at our 2021-2023 PLASTICS Strategic Plan in the meantime to familiarize yourself with our vision, mission, and goals.

Upgrade your agenda and take advantage of our additional offerings to get the whole PLASTICS experience.

  • Bioplastics Division Meeting

    The Bioplastics Division will meet to review and provide feedback on 2021 projects, receive updates on legislation and regulations that impact the industry, and discuss industry trends.

    This meeting is open to all PLASTICS members. Members of the press are not permitted.

  • EHS+ Committee Meeting

    The program includes presentations and conversations on operational environmental issues, worker health and safety, and chemicals management under the new administration; a member “before and after” experience with Operation Clean Sweep; management of change processes for non-routine work permitting; potential registration of polymers under EU REACH and more.

    This meeting is for PLASTICS members only. 

  • Recycling Committee Meeting

    Please join us for the PLASTICS Recycling Committee meeting being held in conjunction with the PLASTICS Spring Meeting. At this meeting, we’ll be discussing current topics in recycling and hearing from each of the five subcommittees (Advanced Recycling, Advocacy & Communications, Events & Education, New End Market Opportunities, and Technology & Equipment) on their 2021 work plans.

    This event is open to PLASTICS members only.

  • Transportation & Industrial Plastic (TIP) Committee Meeting

    Register for the PLASTICS Transportation and Industrial Plastics (TIP) Committee Meeting, held virtually through Zoom, to continue the robust conversation on new projects and plans for the committee. During the last virtual meeting, a variety of great ideas for projects and events were discussed including the development of guidelines for in-house scrap processing.  The next TIP Committee meeting will continue the dialogue to generate critical projects and events for the committee.

SPEAKERS

Allison Lin

Vice President of Procurement and Sustainability | Westfall Technik

Andre Adams

Sr. Product Manager | Cumberland of ACS Group

Holli Alexander

Strategic Initiatives Manager, Sustainability | Eastman

John Hart

Managing Director | PMCF

Brian M. McKeon

Shareholder | BHFS

Geoffrey G. Burr

Policy Director | BHFS

Jamie Clark

Senior Vice President of Human Resources | Printpack Inc

AJ Jorgenson

Vice President, Strategic Program Engagement | The Manufacturing Institute

Dr. Maureen Steinwall

CEO | Steinwall, Inc.

Marquisa Nash

Head of Human Resources | BASF Corporation

Haley Stevens

Congresswoman

Cathy Nestrick

Vice President & General Counsel | Berry Global Group, Inc.

Tony Radoszewski

CEO, PLASTICS

Perc Pineda, Ph.D.

Chief Economist | PLASTICS

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