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Peter Mayhew to chair Focus on Europe

March 11, 2016

Peter Mayhew

Peter Mayhew

Mayhew will chair the event in Lisbon, Portugal after chairing the REMCON conference in Frankfurt earlier this year.

The Recycler previously announced that the 2016 Focus on Europe conference will take place on 16 and 17 June at the Holiday Inn Lisbon Continental in Lisbon, Portugal. You can access our online registration for Focus on Europe 2016 here, and also view our recently-launched events website, which features a call for papers, registration information and sponsorship details for the event.

Mayhew, Director and Senior Analyst with Lightwords Imaging, commented: “I am delighted to be invited to chair this important conference for the European office imaging remanufacturing industry. The conference this year will be especially important as the industry develops strategies to respond to the increasing momentum from European governments to grow the circular economy, while navigating the industries increasingly legal and regulatory landscape.

“With the conference also discussing sustainability, value and system-based remanufacturing, it’s going to be a packed agenda with lively debate!”

Early-bird registration, which is available until 11.30pm on 30 April 2016, includes entry, refreshments and the cocktail reception and three-course networking dinner on the evening of 16 June. ETIRA Members should use their discount code, while the early-bird price is €125 ($137). After 30 April, the standard registration goes live, but will cost €195 ($213).

Our events website – – includes all the relevant information you need to know, including details about sponsoring the event and the call for papers, and will be updated as speakers are confirmed. This year’s event’s topics for talks include: market trends; developments and insights; a systems approach to remanufacturing; sustainability at the core of remanufacturing; maximising the value proposition; component R&D and systems developments; the legal and regulatory environment; and the evolving circular economy.

Our deadlines for papers are as follows:

Paper submission deadline – 30 April 2016

Acceptance notification – 15 May 2016

Final paper deadline – 31 May 2016

Please submit your proposals for keynote speeches, presentations and special sessions to

The conference is dedicated to the European remanufacturing industry, with companies and experts from across the continent attending to network, discuss industry trends and talk about the major issues facing remanufacturers in Europe at this time. The event is set to follow the same structure as previous conferences, with an afternoon’s worth of talks and a cocktail evening and dinner on the Thursday, and a half day of seminars on the Friday.

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