Summit programme

Wednesday – April 22, 2020

3.00 pm Check-in at the hotel
If you have booked an early arrival (recommended)
your rooms are now ready for check in at the latest.
6.00 pm –
10.00 pm
Casual buffet dinner
at a typical Viennese restaurant (in walking distance of the hotel).

Thursday – April 23, 2020

8.00 am
at the Mondi welcome desk at the hotel.
8.30 am Welcome coffee
Get together at Mondi’s shoppingworld.
9.00 am Opening and introduction
Welcome to the summit by our moderators.
9.15 am

What happened since 2018?
Update & outline.

Speaker: Paulus Goess, Sales Director Speciality Kraft Paper, Mondi

9.20 am

Wind of change or wind of chance?
Keynote and Q&A session.

Speaker: Andreas Huber, MD of the German Society Club of Rome

10.00 am Coffee break
at Mondi’s shoppingworld.
10.20 am Split Meeting E-Commerce

Brand owner hub:
Reinforce customer focus with circular economy approach

Speaker: Annica Eldh, Head of R&D and Sustainability Consumer Packaging, H&M Group

Machinery hub:
How ways to consume goods shape our demand

10.50 am Coffee break
at Mondi’s shoppingworld
11.20 am

The challenge of choosing the most sustainable
packaging solutions

Speaker: Gladys Naylor, Head of Sustainable Development, Mondi

11.45 am

Raw materials – virgin & recycled fibres

Speaker: Marcin Szwarc, Director Strategy and Product Management, Mondi

12.10 am

The paper carrier bag and circular economy

Speaker: Kennert Johansson, Chairman and secretary general, CEPI Eurokraft.

12.30 pm Lunch Break
at Mondi’s shoppingworld.

1.30 pm

Do the right thing

Speaker: Richard Cope, Senior Trends Consultant, Mintel

1.50 pm

New EcoVantage portfolio

Speaker: Petr Jindra, Head of Technical Sales Services Speciality Kraft Paper, Mondi

2.10 pm

Myth busting

Speaker: Elisabeth Schwaiger, Head of R&D Corrugated Packaging, Mondi

2.50 pm Coffee break
at Mondi’s shoppingworld.
3.10 pm Split Meeting Digital / Packaging Philosophy

Digital hub:
Paper goes digital

Speaker: Elisabeth Schwaiger Head of R&D Corrugated Packaging, Mondi
and Gerhard Drexler, Head of R&D Sevices, Mondi.

Brand owners hub:
Philosophy from product to packaging
Marketing spending vs. costs
4.00 pm Coffee break
at Mondi’s shoppingworld.
4.15 pm

Panel discussion: Paper and what’s next

Speaker: Andreas Huber & Richard Cope & selected speakers of the day

4.50 pm Pitch presentations
Paper bag pitch of different customers.
Voting for the winner by the summit participants.
5.00 pm Finale
Closing words.
 Please click here for further details about our speakers.
7.00 pm Short city tour through Vienna
Meeting point in the hotel lobby. Transfer to the city centre.
Short sightseeing tour with buses and guides (partially walking).
8.00 pm
Arrival at the Sky Restaurant
8.00 pm Welcome Cocktail with a beautiful view of the famous St. Stephen’s Cathedrale.
8.35 pm Let´s Paper the World Dinner
Creative Viennese cuisine.
10.00 pm Let´s honour creativity
Award ceremony for the winner of the pitch presentations.
10.15 pm
Get together at the bar
Enjoy a cocktail with a view.
10.30 pm
Transfer (shuttle) back to the hotel
Individual visit of the hotel bar.

Friday – April 24, 2020

6.30 am
At the hotel restaurant.
10.00 am Forest excursion

Meeting point at the hotel lobby and transfer to the forest.

The Austrian Forestry Commission, will be hosting a walking tour to highlight the importance of sustainable and multi-functional forestry in ensuring the long-term availability of wood. During our forestry excursion you can experience the complexity of the value chain – from planting a tree, harvesting the raw materials and using them in diverse end products.

Proper information regarding your clothing will be forwarded to you with your event documents approx. 2 weeks prior the summit.

2.30 pm End of the forestry excursion
Transfer back to the hotel or directly to the airport (depending on your flight).