The BCF

The British Coatings Federation is the UK Trade Association representing the interests of the decorative, industrial and powder coatings, printing inks and wallcovering manufacturers. Coatings are critical to UK industry, with 300,000 workers relying on our members’ products every day, and the UK is a net exporter of coatings and inks. BCF’s members represent 95% of the UK sales of coatings, inks and wallcoverings.

Day 1

09:30

The Road to Net Zero for the Coatings Industry

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Industry Insight

Speaker

  • Duncan Lochhead Commercial Sustainability Manager - AkzoNobel Deco UK / Dulux Decorator Centre

09:50

The Do’s and Don’ts of Green Claims for Decorative Paints

Industry Insight

Speaker

10:10

Overview and Impact of Packaging EPR on Business

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Industry Insight

Speaker

16:00

Paint and Coatings Sales Trends

Industry Insight

Speaker

16:20

Latest Developments and Outlook for UK REACH

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Industry Insight

Speaker

16:40

Political and Policy Outlook for the Coatings Sector

Industry Insight

Speaker

Day 2

09:50

Determining Peroxide in Inks: Concentration and Kinetics of Formation

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Industry Insight

Speaker

10:10

CLP labelling Challenges from EU Divergence

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Industry Insight

Speaker

  • Jill Woods Product Compliance Manager - Domino UK Ltd

14:00

Fire Safety Standards For Paints Post-Grenfell

Industry Insight

Speaker

14:20

Reducing Environmental Impact when Painting

Industry Insight

Speaker

14:40

The Importance of Biocides for Coatings

Industry Insight

Speaker

Bill Atkinson

Chief Scientific Advisor

Adler and Allan

Dan Ellis

Head of Sustainability

Adler and Allan Group

Romain Severac

Global Technical Director

Advancion Sciences

Duncan Lochhead

Commercial Sustainability Manager

AkzoNobel Deco UK / Dulux Decorator Centre

Markus Dimmers

Head of Technical Marketing

Alberdingk Boley

Andrew Teasdale

Technical Service and Business Development Manager EMEA

allnex

David Callaway

Production Manager

Annie Sloan Interiors

Dr Andy Taylor

Technical Officer

ASFP

Arjan Schaeffer

Account Manager and Channel Partner Coordinator

Ashland Inc

Jim Palmer

Consultant

BASA

Caroline Raine

Consultant

BASA

Peter Bene

Technical Marketing

BASF

Neil Hollis

Regulatory Affairs Manager

BASF Plc

Tom Bowtell

Chief Executive Officer

BCF

David Park

Public Affairs Manager

BCF

Ciara Dempsey

Regulatory Affairs Manager

BCF

Sebastian Dziki

Regional Technical Service Chemist

Borchers GmbH

Lorna Williams

CEO

British Adhesives and Sealants Association

Liudmyla Klymchuk

Standards Development Manager

BSI

Laura Walter

Head of Technical Service Marine and Protective Coatings

BYK Chemie

Elaine McGavin

Regulatory & Responsible Care Lead

CBA

Edward Platt

Responsible Care Lead

CBA

Danish Zaiful Azri

Regulatory & Supply Chain Support

Chemical Business Association

Doug Leech

Special Projects Director

Chemical Business Association

Dr Karen Harvey

Membership Manager

Chemical Business Association

Tim Doggett

Chief Executive Officer

Chemical Business Association (CBA)

Lucy Pavia

Commercial Director

Corrodere Academy

David Eyre

Training Director

Corrodere Academy

Steven Lancaster

Analytical Sciences Team Leader

Domino Printing Sciences

Jill Woods

Product Compliance Manager

Domino UK Ltd

Daniel Fischer

ECKART GmbH

Daniel Fischer

Marketing & Technical Service Industrial Coatings

ECKART GmbH

Neil Beswick

UK & Ireland Sales Manager

Elcometer Ltd

Dr Houshang Kheradmand

Technical Director

ERMA

Oliver Peters

Head of Applied Research and Development Architectural and Floor Coatings EMEA

Evonik

Markus Hallack

Head Applied Technology Thermal Managing Coatings and Heat Stable Silicone Resins

Evonik

Markus Hallack

Head Applied Technology Thermal Managing Coatings and Heat Stable Silicone Resins

Evonik

Jenny Barnett

F Ball & Company Ltd

Andy White

Business Unit Director Paints and Plastics

FP-Pigments Oy

Paul Dietz

Group Technical Director

FP-Pigments Oy

Gurps Gill

FSi Ltd

Victoria Lee

Application Specialist

Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre, The University of Manchester

Roger Brown

Lead Scientist

Hempel

Stephen Falder

Chairman

HMG Paints

Lucas Zimmerman

Team Lead R&D

ICL

Graham Armstrong

Indestructible Paint

Dr Zaka Ahmed

Technical Manager Industrial

Innospec

Dr Toby Strite

Senior Director, New Markets and Technologies

IPG Photonics

Martin Willis

Director

IPI Global Ltd

Jim Palmer

J P Consultancy Ltd

Nikki Cosgrove

Business Manager

Lake Coatings

Hugh Roarty

Innovation Manager

Lake Coatings

Dr Jonathan Ward

Lecturer

Lancaster University

Dr Cathy Cooper

Applications Scientist

Lubrizol Advanced Materials

Alex Cunliffe

Post-Doctoral Research Associate 

Manchester Metropolitan University, Department of Natural Sciences 

Reza Nekouie Esfahani

Senior Research Engineer

Manufacturing Technology Centre

Sean Makin

Regional Sales Manager

Newson Gale

Paul Sheppard

President

OCCA

Nichola Boddy

Paint 360

Dr Benjamin Naden

PRA Senior Scientist

Paint Research Association

Saqlain Ali

Technical & Process Development Director

Permastore Limited.

Dr Wadood Hamad

CTO

Seprify

Michelle Lynch

Sales Representative

SIAM SL

Jason Surguy

Siltech Limited

Andrew Norman

Chief Executive

Solvents Industry Association

Manoj B Bankar

Deputy General Manager - Technical Services

Sudarshan Chemical Industries Ltd.

Alexander Grahn

Application Specialist

Svenska Aerogel AB

Dr James Claypole

Research Officer - Founder

Swansea University - AilArian

Nick Wood

Account Manager UK

Synthron, a division of Protex Chemicals Limited

Geoff Mackrill

Managing Director

Teal & Mackrill

Terrance Barkan

Executive Director

The Graphene Council

Dr Sandra Coulthurst

Technical Manager, CASE

Univar Solutions

Prof. Ioannis Papakonstantinou

Professor of Photonics and Nanofabrication

University College London

Prof. Manish Tiwari

University College London

Dr Rob McElroy

Senior Lecturer in Green Chemistry

University of Lincoln

Associate Prof. Rosa Arrigo

Associate Professor in Inorganic Chemistry

University of Salford

Jake Kramp

PhD Student, M2A Coated PhD program

University of Swansea

Evan Watkins

Research Engineer

University of Swansea

Marc Walker

Photoemission Research Technology Platform Manager

University of Warwick

George Atkinson

Head of Policy

Valpak

Marc Cornick

Market Development Manager – Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa

Vencorex (represented by Ravago Chemicals)

Linda Coppin

Westlake Chemicals

Paul Goldsmith

Project Manager

Whittle Industry Data

Caroline Matthiesen

Export Manager

Worlee-Chemie GmbH

Get Involved

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For further information about how you can be involved at the event please contact: Matt Dodd or Ben Kyte or call 01892 518877.