A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants - Hosted by BASA
Time & Location
Wednesday: 15.00 to 16.00, Stage 2
Session Host: Jim PalmerJ P Consultancy Ltd - BASA Technical Officer
About this Session
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.
Moderator of Panel Session – Jim Palmer, BASA Technical Officer
Short Presentations (themes)
- Lorna Williams (BASA): The effects of chemical regulations and standards on innovation of more sustainable adhesives & sealants
- Jenny Barnett (F Ball and Co): Case study on recycling / where F Ball are in their sustainability journey with their packaging take back scheme
- Steve Farnworth (Itac): How adhesives manufacturers are approaching the net zero targets
- Dr Norman Keane (Ingevity): Ingevity’s approach to sustainability
- Dr Geoff Mackey (BASF plc): Introducing BASF’s ideas and sustainability objectives.
Panellists for second half Q&A discussion
- Lorna Williams, Executive Officer British Adhesives & Sealants Association
- Jenny Barnett, S.H.E.Q. Manager at F Ball and Co Ltd
- Steve Farnworth, MD Itac
- Dr Norman Keane, Director Of Innovation at Ingevity
- Caroline Raine, Technical Associate Director, Ricardo-AEA and BASA Consultant
- David Park, Public Affairs Manager, British Coatings Federation Limited
- Dr. Geoff Mackey, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director, BASF plc
Session Host Bio:
Jim Palmer has over 40 years technical management experience in the adhesives, sealants and coating industry. He has worked for small independent manufacturers and large multinational corporations in the course of his career. He has a broad knowledge of manufacturing operations, i.e. technical, quality, production, sales purchasing, finance, distribution and systems, combined with experience of project management through functional and multi-disciplined teams. Jim is also conversant with the many regulatory issues facing the modern chemical manufacturing and downstream user industries.