Frédéric Durand


Frédéric Durand is the Head of TOMRA sorting France, a subsidiary of the Norwegian group TOMRA, based in Montpellier. Frédéric joined TOMRA in 2008 to develop the commercial activities. Since 2010, Frédéric is also the worldwide PET segment champion for TOMRA, this position gives to him a large knowledge about each specific requirement for any countries in the world, a must to roll out such industrial project. Today, Frédéric has more than 15 years of experience in the optical sorting sector applied to the recycling of materials and waste. 

With a technical background, this industry enthusiast began his career in the mechanical engineering department in 1998, before taking up a position as a sales engineer consultant for special machines.

He recently completed his initial technical training as a mechanical engineer with a Master 2 Executive MBA from IAE Paris Panthéon-Sorbonne.

How to enter the event


  1. Click on the link that will be sent on the day of the conference

  2. It is recommended that you use Chrome web browser.

  3. Select an attendee ticket and click “join event”.

  4. You will be redirected to a sign-up page. Please create an account with the email address you have registered with and click sign-up. If you already have a Hopin account, please log in with your details.

  5. You have now entered the conference. On the left side of your screen, you will see different tabs:


is where you can find all the information about the conference (agenda, bio of speakers, schedule with timings etc.)


is where the main speeches and the panel discussion will happen.


for a better connection, we recommend you close any video call softwares of websites. During the breaks, you have the possibility to connect with other participants. You can do so in two ways:

Click on the Networking tab and you will be connected automatically with a fellow event participant who also wants to network.

Look for the person you want to connect with on the attendee list (this list can be found by clicking on "people" on the right side of your screen) click on the name of the person you would like to talk to and invite him/her for a video call.

How to ask a question to the panelists

Write your question on the event chat, the moderator will have it in front of her/him and will pick relevant questions to ask the speakers.