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Stellar line-up of speakers confirmed for UKCPI’s Regional Meeting this month

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Speakers to cover the hot topics of Brexit, plastics and acid attacks at the event exclusively for UKCPI members

A stellar line-up of speakers has been confirmed for UKCPI’s Regional Meeting later this month. Ryan Diggory from UK government department BEIS will share insights into Brexit preparations, Francisco Morcillo from the British Plastics Federation will speak about plastics and Simon Eglington from the Home Office will talk about acid attacks. In addition, Steven Stewart from UKCPI will give an update on recent legislative updates.

Taking place at Wychwood Park near Crewe on 28th March, the meeting will be free for UKCPI members. 

Speakers & agenda

Joining us from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) will be Ryan Diggory, Senior Policy Advisor- International Trade Infrastructure and Materials. Ryan will share his insights into Brexit preparations and potential supply chain issues.

Francisco Morcillo, Head of Public & Industrial Affairs at the British Plastics Federation, will be speaking about the hot topic of plastic packaging.

We will also be joined by Simon Eglington from the Tackling Crime Unit of the Home Office. Simon is part of the team looking in to the issue of “acid attacks” and is helping to develop the legislation that will restrict the sales of certain products to under 18s as well as develop offences for carrying these products in public.

Steven Stewart, the UKCPI Technical Manager, will also provide an update on recent legislative developments, focusing on the forthcoming requirement of harmonised reporting to poison centres.


9:30 Tea & Coffee
10:00 Welcome, Housekeeping
10:05 Francisco Morcillo, BPF
10:35 Simon Eglington, Home Office
11.05 Tea & Coffee
11:20 Ryan Diggory, BEIS
11:50 Steve Stewart, UKCPI
12:10 Open Forum
12:30 Lunch

For more information about this members-only UKCPI event please contact us

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