RESPONSIBLE PLASTICS – international seminar and networking event for students

Population growth and urbanization are megatrends which are increasing global needs for e.g. clean energy, food and water supply, housing, mobility and communication. In order to find solutions to these global challenges, plastics are needed in all areas of development.
At the same time there is a growing concern related to environmental impacts. Waste management, recycling and circular economy need to be improved substantially for using our valuable resources efficiently.

This seminar is also for networking with other university students as well as many companies from plastics industry.

Seminar program will be finalized during August. The seminar is free for students.

Thursday on October 3rd 2019

08.15: Registration
09:00 Responsible Plastics – seminar. Presentations by high-quality global companies. Detailed
schedule will be published during August

  • Borealis Polymers
  • Fortum Waste Solutions
  • Wipak
  • Sartorius Biohit Liquid Handling
  • Uponor
  • Neste
  • Premix
  • 3DSTep

17:00 End of the first seminar day

The members of the Finnish Plastics Association can join the seminar on Thursday. Seminar fee for them is 50 eur.

Evening programme for students organized by the students of Lahti University of Applied Sciences

Friday on October 4th 2019

09:00 – 15:00
Networking with companies
Presentations by students and universities

Companies can have a small stand (e.g. table + roll up) on Friday to meet their possible future customers, suppliers, employees and other possible co-operation partners i.e. students.
The cost for having a booth is 300 EUR which is for sponsoring the evening programme on Thursday.

This two-day seminar is organized by Lahti University of Applied Sciences in co-operation with the Finnish Plastics Association. Please find below the link for registration: