Janez PotoÃnik, the European Commissioner for the Environment will join leading figures from the plastics industry and environmental groups to discuss the impact of plastics on health and the environment at the PolyTalk 2012 summit in September.
Organised by PlasticsEurope, the plastics industry organisation, PolyTalk will have a keynote speech on 21 September from Sir Jonathon Porritt, former Sustainability Adviser to Tony Blair and founder of the Forum for the Future.
This will be followed by a high-level panel discussion involving:
Janez PotoÃnik, European Commissioner for the Environment
Prof. Anne Glover, Chief Scientific Adviser to EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso
Susan Freinkel, author of the book "Plastic: A toxic love story"
Axel Singhofen, Health and Environment Policy Adviser to the Greens in the European Parliament
Dr Martin Brudermüller, Vice Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors, BASF
PolyTalk 2012 will take place on September 20 and 21 in Wiesbaden, Germany. For more information, visit http://www.polytalk.eu/