PANEL SESSION:

A Sustainable future for Adhesives and Sealants - Hosted by BASA

Time & Location

Wednesday: 15.00 to 16.00, Stage 2

Session Host

Steve FarnworthManaging Director - Itac Adhesives

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: Steve joined Itac as their General manager in 2013 and assumed responsibility as Managing Director in 2020. Prior to Itac, Steve held operations management roles within the plastics, chemical products, and agrochemicals industries and holds a degree in Chemistry from the University of Leeds