PANEL SESSION:

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants - Hosted by BASA

Time & Location

Wednesday: 15.00 to 16.00, Stage 2

Session Host

Lorna WilliamsExecutive Officer and General Secretary, British Adhesives & Sealants Association.

About this Session

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants

FEATURE PANEL SESSION: Hosted by BASA (British Adhesives & Sealants Association)

60 min feature panel session on Day 1, hosted by BASA (British Adhesives and Sealants Association)

The panel will look at aspects of sustainability (packaging, VOC emissions and energy demands) relating to the Net Zero pledges, the issue of dismantlability and the need for innovative design and how regulation and standards have a role to play in the development of innovative solutions to enable circularity and sustainability. Representatives from the sector and standards and Regulation makers will discuss how adhesives and sealants can be enablers for a sustainable future.

Session Host – Jim Palmer J P Consultancy Ltd – BASA Technical Officer

Guest Panellists:

Steve Farnworth, Managing Director – Itac

Jenny Barnett, SHEQ Manager – F Ball and Co Ltd

Lorna Williams, Executive Officer – British Adhesives & Sealants Association

Bio: Lorna Williams is an independent consultant for the Chemicals and Materials sector, holding a rolling contract to run the Secretariat for the British Adhesives & Sealants Association (BASA), a trade association for the Adhesives and Sealants industry with around100 members. With a background in Materials Science and over 30 years’ experience in a number of technical and commercial roles related to the adhesives and sealants and construction products markets, Lorna is heavily involved with aspects of UK, European and International standardisation and is actively involved with many other European National Associations within FEICA, the European Adhesives and Sealants Association.