10:00 AM - 10:02 AM EST

Where Plastics Fit into the World Today

10:02 AM - 10:07 AM EST

Welcome Remarks
Featuring Jim Fitterling, Chairman and CEO, Dow

10:07 AM - 10:45 AM EST

Global Opportunities: How Policy Plus Innovation Can Make a Big Impact
Featuring Gui Brammer, Founder and CEO, Boomera Ambipar; Dylan de Thomas, VP of Public Policy & Government Affairs, The Recycling Partnership; David Carroll, Director of External Affairs, Plastics Europe; and Changhua Wu, CEO, Beijing Future Innovation Center

Individuals from regions across the globe will share how local policies have shifted and defined their priorities when it comes to sustainability, from recycling technologies to social good programs, and discuss the impact policy will make on our world, and plastics, by 2035.  

10:45 AM - 11:17 AM EST

Plastics Applications for Future Sustainable Cities
Featuring Larissa Sakamoto, Senior Program Manager, Delterra; Lauren Sorkin, Executive Director, Resilient Cities Network; Han Zhang, Global Sustainability Director, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics; and Jessica Long, Managing Director and Chief Strategy, Closed Loop Partners

This session will examine the new technologies and models that could revolutionize the value of waste in our urban centers as we move toward a more sustainable future. 

11:17 AM - 11:52 AM EST

Innovations in Recycling—What's New and What's Next
Featuring Tara Hemmer, Chief Sustainability Officer, WM; Oliver Borek, Chief Commercial Officer, Mura Technology; and Haley Lowry, Global Sustainability Director, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics

Achieving the vision of sustainable urban cities with efficient waste management practices means investing in and scaling recycling technology that can help close the waste gap and capture the untapped value of plastic. How can we evolve recycling processes to push forward on waste-capture goals? What exciting advancements are in the pipeline that could change the game in the next decade?   

11:52 AM - 12:20 PM EST

The Consumer Shelf in the Age of Sustainability
Featuring Veronica Denise Riojas, Chief Marketing Officer, PepsiCo LATAM; Hugo Menilo, R&D, Head of Packaging for Nutrition, Unilever EMEA; Ann Tracy, Chief Sustainability Officer, Colgate-Palmolive; and Jeremy Wallach, Partner, McKinsey & Company

How different will the shelves in our stores look in 2035? How will consumers evaluate if a product is sustainable? What will the impact be on packaging, transportation, and the overall carbon footprint of a product? And how will this consumer behavior evolve as an impact on other consumer-focused industries? 

12:20 PM - 12:25 PM EST

Closing Remarks
Featuring Andre Argenton, Chief Sustainability Officer and VP, Environment, Health, and Safety (EH&S), Dow