February 5-7, 2018
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort - Bonnet Creek
Orlando, Florida

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The 11th Annual Packaging Conference, a significant event for the packaging industry.

TPC provides the latest information for those in the packaging supply chain. Attendees range from retailers and brand owners to resin suppliers, technology providers, equipment manufacturers and converters. TPC facilitates dialog between supply chain participants, an important element in meeting packaging objectives.

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Why Attend?

ATTEND presentations from industry professionals about cutting-edge innovations and the future direction of the industry

DISCOVER how you can capitalize on the future market direction and opportunities via trends, growth opportunities and life-cycle analysis 

IDENTIFY innovative applications and understand how they can offer substantial business benefits

NETWORK with your peers building personal relationships often missed in this fast paced business climate

EXPAND your horizon beyond your own market niche since we are not resin or platform or process driven, but represent how innovations in many fields can better serve the consumer


Tuesday February 13th all registered attendees received an email with the link and instructions for Presentation download.  If you did not get it please check your spam folders. If you need a new link send an email to l.flowers@thepackagingconference.com .

TPC Speakers

Garry Kohl

Sr. Director of R&D

Frito-Lay North America (FLNA), a Division of PepsiCo
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Chris Cetnar

R&D Packaging Manager

The J.M. Smucker Company
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Robert D. Weick

Vice President, Packaging R&D

Campbell Soup Company
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Betty Jean Pilon


Montebello Packaging
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Gary Hemphill

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, BMC Research

Beverage Marketing Corporation
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Janice Meraglia

Vice President, Government & Military Programs

Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (APDN)
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Dennis Calamusa


ALLIEDFLEX Technologies, Inc.
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Mike Krebsbach

Vice President - Marketing

Bemis North America
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Eelco Blum

Vice President of Business Development, Renewable Chemistries

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Eda Englund

Manager of Business Development and Stakeholder Relations

Asia Pulp & Paper Group
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Robert Daviduk


rPlanet Earth
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Jay Johnson

Head of Sales MES Solutions NA

Krones AG
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Ashish Saxena

Vice President and General Manager

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Patrick Schiffers


Synvina C.V.
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Timothy P. Burns

Senior Advisor

Morgan Stanley

Mike Urquhart


Cavonic Gmbh
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Sara Shumpert

Managing Director

The Packaging School, LLC
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R. Andrew Hurley

Entrepreneur and Founder

Package InSight
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Robert Sicilia

Business Development Manager

Athena Automation
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Ross Perry

General Manager, Beverage Packaging Sales, North America

Husky injection Molding Systems Ltd.
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Mike Uhrain IV

Technical Sales Manager of Packaging

Sumitomo Demag Plastics Machinery, Inc.
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Paul Kayser

President & CEO

Pretium Packaging
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Steve Ates

Managing Director

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Paul Fagan

Senior Principal Scientist

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How To Register?

Registration for the 2019 event will open in September 2018!

For information and questions contact: 

Linda Flowers, Conference Coordinator
+1 (866) 509-6001 

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Hotel Information

Hotel Bookings

The conference room block has now closed. Please call Jessica at (407) 390-2373 for availability.

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort – Bonnet Creek
14651 Chelonia Parkway, Orlando, FL 32821

NOTE: Resort fees are waived if your reservation is in the TPC Room block


The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort - Bonnet Creek provides the only official housing for The Packaging Conference 2018.  Hotel reservations should only be secured directly with the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort - Bonnet Creek  online or by calling. The Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort - Bonnet Creek  will not make unsolicited contact with attendees or potential attendees to secure hotel reservations. It has been brought to our attention that various third party housing coordinators have contacted attendees and potential attendees to secure hotel rooms. We have no affiliation with these companies. The only official way to secure your hotel reservation is directly with the Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort - Bonnet Creek . 


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