September 7 and 8, 2023

Day 1, Sep. 7, 2023

Opening & Appreciation of Prof. Ralf Schledjewski
9:00 - 10:00

Session 1 - Sustainable Packaging

Design for Recycling: Treiber, Recyclingfähigkeit und Best Practice Beispiele in der Unternehmenspraxis

P. Sonnleitner
Ringana GmbH

Coffee Break
11:00 - 11:30

Session 2 - Polymer Recycling 1

Polyolefin circularity: From monomer to application and back in different ways

M. Gahleitner
Borealis AG

„Another life for plastics“ – Selected technological highlights in plastic recycling

M. Aigner
EREMA Engineering Recycling Maschinen und Anlagen Ges.m.b.H.

Detection of multilayer films with sensor based sorting lines

C. Barretta
Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH

Recycling of multilayer packaging films

M. Feuchter
Montanuniversität Leoben,
Institute of Materials Science and Testing of Polymers

13:00 - 14:00

Session 3 - Polymer Recycling 2

Extrusion technologies for high-purity post-consumer compounds

D. Rapp

KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH

Bio-based Epoxy Resins for High Performance Applications: Chances and Challenges

K. Resch-Fauster
Montanuniversität Leoben, Institute of Materials Science and Testing of Polymers

Challenges and approaches in recycling fibre reinforced thermoplastic composites

C. Burgstaller
Transfercenter für Kunststofftechnik GmbH

Preparation and characterization of new filaments with embedded natural fiber fillers for 3D printing using the Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) methodology

S. Kain
University of Applied Sciences Salzburg

Material Characterisation of industrial textile waste under consideration of various influential parameters

U. Jenull
Montanuniversität Leoben, Institute of Polymer Processing

Coffee Break
15:30 - 16:00

Poster Session / Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30

Gala Dinner
The Kitchen (LCS Leoben)

Day 2, Sep. 8, 2023

Session 4 - Design approaches

Predicting the Lifetime of Polymers: Approaches and Challenges for Modeling Environmental Aging and Degradation

M. Lang
Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH

Design for repair

S. Schlögl
Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH

Mechanical Simulation of Battery Cells: Bridging Length Scales through Layered and Homogenized Models in LS-DYNA

M. Morak
4a engineering GmbH

Environmental assessment of natural fiber reinforced polymer composites processing

U. Kirschnick
Montanuniversität Leoben, Institute of Processing of Composite Group

Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00

Session 5 - Reliability Assessment

Role of polymers for photovoltaic electricity generation

R. Gottschalg
Fraunhofer-Center für Silizium-Photovoltaik CSP

Application of recycled materials in the polymer pipe industry

J. Hinczica
Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH

Closing Remarks / Award Ceremony
12:00 - 13:00