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Jun 05
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08:30 - 09:00 30 mins
Registration and Welcome Coffee
09:00 - 09:10 10 mins
Moderator’s Introduction
09:10 - 09:40 30 mins
The New General Requirements for EPR – What do They Look Like and How Will The Commission Guide and Monitor the Implementation of the Member States?
09:40 - 10:10 30 mins
Do the Agreed Requirements for EPR Fulfil the Wishes of the European Parliament? How will the EP Follow the Implementation by the Member States?
10:10 - 10:30 20 mins
Question Time
10:30 - 11:00 30 mins
Coffee Break
12:30 - 13:30 60 mins
13:30 - 15:00 90 mins
Will the Proposed Minimum Requirements Help to Reach the Objectives of the Packaging Directive?

Many EPR systems are based on competition between PROs. In these countries one of the most important issues is to guarantee fair competition. Will the requirements help to reach this need as one of the elements helping to fulfill new Packaging Directive objectives?

Today it is difficult or even impossible to compare different EPR systems in EU. Will the introduction of the requirements help to find a common denominator making credible analysis possible?

What will the effects of Art 8a be for the operations of your EPR system?

15:00 - 15:30 30 mins
Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:30 60 mins
The New Demand to Eco-Modulate the EPR Fees

To increase the economic incentive for obliged industry to design their packaging in a way that it can be easily collected, sorted and recycled the legislator has decided that the EPR fees have to be modulated in such a way that they reflect certain conditions, inter alia the recyclability. Which kind of modulation will be possible and practicable both for obliged industry as well as for PRO’s?

16:30 - 16:45 15 mins
Question Time
16:45 - 17:00 15 mins
Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Seminar