2019 International FEFPEB Congress Hamburg
Moving the Future

Business Session

On Friday 11, we are very glad to offer you a splendid programm with high level speakers talking about the most important topics the branch is interested of.

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08:30 - 09:00


09:00 - 09:10

Opening & Welcome

Rob van Hoesel, President FEFPEB

Jürgen Rademacher, President HPE

09:10 - 09:20


Fons Ceelaert, Secretary General FEFPEB

Marcus Kirschner, Managing Director HPE

Dr. forest Christoph Hoffmann, MdB (excused, Welcome is to be read)

09:20 - 09:35

Hamburg Harbour – The hub of maritime logistic chains

Dr. Niels Wiecker, Director of Port and Logistics, Free and Hanseatic City of  Hamburg, Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation, Hamburg, Germany

09:35 - 09:55

German Seaport Operators – Global, Smart and Green Logistics for Europe’s Exporters

L. Daniel Hosseus, Senior Managing Director, ZDS - Association of German Seaport Operators, Hamburg, Germany

09:55 - 10:25

The wood supply and demand situation of the EU in the context of a circular economy  


Prof. Udo Mantau, INFRO e.K. - Informationssysteme für Rohstoffe, Hamburg, Germany

10:25 - 11:10

Coffee break & Schnitzeljagd

 at the Pallet and Packaging Forum (Sponsors Exhibition)

11:10 - 11:35

Corrosion protection of packaging & pallets testing

Prof. Bernd Sadlowsky, Managing Director and Head of Institute BFSV Hamburg Institute of Packaging  & Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg), Faculty of Life Sciences Department of Process Engineering, Professor of Engineering Mechanics, Materials and Packaging Technology, Hamburg, Germany

11:35 - 12:00

Overview on recent economic challenges for Europe and the World Economy

Dr. André Wolf, Head of Research Areas "Global Economy, Business and International Trade" & "Energy, Climate and Environment", Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI), Hamburg, Germany

12:00 - 12:30

Experience with ISPM 15-Standard and outlook on future developments

Dr. Thomas Schröder, Division Plant Protection, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL), Germany

12:30 - 12:40

Case-Express - the new construction and static software for the packaging industrie developed in close collaboration with HPE

Damien Quidet, itech-soft, Saint Maurice, France

12:40 - 14:15

Lunch & Schnitzeljagd 

 at the Pallet and Packaging Forum (Sponsors Exhibition)

14:15 - 14:25

Sustainability – Enhancing the credibility of the wooden pallet and packaging industry - Current state of discussion at FEFPEB

Rob van Hoesel, President FEFPEB, Tilburg, The Netherlands

14:25 - 14:50

Sustainability – Approach & Understanding of a global company active in the fields of Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living

Martha Buffington, Chief Procurement Officer,VP Procurement Excellence & Sustainability,  Koninklijke DSM  N.V., Heerlen, The Netherlands

14:50 - 15:05

Sustainability & Chain of Custody – Approach of PEFC

Dr. Maarten Willemen, Chairman PEFC The Netherlands, Houten, The Netherlands

15:05 - 15:15

ISO 38200:2018 Chain of custody of wood and wood-based products

Marcus Kirschner, Co-Convenor of German national mirror Committee to ISO/PC 287 and HoD of German Delegation, Managing Director HPE, Bad Honnef, Germany

15:15 - 15:55

Coffee break & Schnitzeljagd

 at the Pallet and Packaging Forum (Sponsors Exhibition)

15:55 - 16:20

#ForestProud – USA Marketing Initiative promotion wood

Brent J. McClendon, President/CEO, National Wooden and Container Association (NWPCA), Alexandria, Virginia, USA

16:20 - 16:40

Rational for the use of wood – CO2 effects of wood and wood products

Prof. Dr. Michael Köhl, Head of Research Unit World Forestry, Center for Earth System Research and Sustainability, Institute for Wood Sciences, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

16:40 - 17:00

Future developments in industrial and consumer goods packaging

Christoph Euringer, Principal Pöyry Management Consulting, Munich, Germany


Closing remarks

Rob van Hoesel, President FEFPEP

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