Packaging Conference Agenda

Monday, February 5, 2018

11:00 AM

Room: Grand Registration Desk

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Registration

11:00 AM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Exhibition

1:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Welcome

1:15 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Center Store to Omni-channel: Campbell Soup Packaging Anticipates Evolving Grocery Market

Robert D. Weick , Vice President, Packaging R&D
Campbell Soup Company

2:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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What is America Drinking? U.S. Market Trends

Gary Hemphill , Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer, BMC Research
Beverage Marketing Corporation

2:45 PM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Break

3:15 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Packaging Industry Outlook and Review

Timothy P. Burns , Senior Advisor
Morgan Stanley

4:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Montebello Packaging's uShape Shaped Aluminum Bottle

Betty Jean Pilon , President
Montebello Packaging

4:30 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Digitalization and the Encompassing Trends Like Industry 4.0

Jay Johnson , Head of Sales MES Solutions NA
Krones AG

5:00 PM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Reception

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

7:00 AM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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J.M. Smucker Packaging Development Under FSMA

Chris Cetnar , R&D Packaging Manager
The J.M. Smucker Company

9:00 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Leveraging Human Factors in Packaging Design

R. Andrew Hurley , Entrepreneur and Founder
Package InSight

9:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Volatility and Uncertainty in the PET Industry

Steve Ates , Managing Director
SBAcci

10:00 AM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Break

10:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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PET Container with Integrated Handle Opens New Product Marketing Doors

Paul Kayser , President & CEO
Pretium Packaging

11:00 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Liquid Blowing Performs Better Than Air

Ashish Saxena , Vice President and General Manager
LiquiForm

11:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Molecular Tagging of Packages as the Foundation for Authentication Solutions

Janice Meraglia , Vice President, Government & Military Programs
Applied DNA Sciences, Inc. (APDN)

12:00 PM

Room: Deep Blu Seafood Grill

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Networking Luncheon

1:30 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Packaging will Deliver Performance with Purpose

Garry Kohl , Sr. Director of R&D
Frito-Lay North America (FLNA), a Division of PepsiCo

2:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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The Turning Point Toward Flexible Packaging

Dennis Calamusa , President
ALLIEDFLEX Technologies, Inc.

2:30 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Packaging in the Food Industry: Innovating Sustainability

Eda Englund , Manager of Business Development and Stakeholder Relations
Asia Pulp & Paper Group

3:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Networking Break

3:30 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Making a Greener PET an Economic Reality

Eelco Blum , Vice President of Business Development, Renewable Chemistries
Avantium

4:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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DuPont Everact™: A Renewably-Sourced Furan-Based BioPolymer for The Packaging Industry

Paul Fagan , Senior Principal Scientist
DuPont

4:30 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Changing the Nature of Plastics

Patrick Schiffers , CEO
Synvina C.V.

5:00 PM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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 Increase Your Employee's Efficiency

Sara Shumpert , Managing Director
The Packaging School, LLC
Wednesday, February 7, 2018

7:00 AM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Breakfast

8:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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A Fresh Look at rPET Options

Robert Daviduk , Co-CEO
rPlanet Earth

9:00 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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The Retail Landscape is Fragmented: Thinking Differently about Packaging can Unlock Growth in Emerging Retail Channels

Mike Krebsbach , Vice President - Marketing
Bemis North America

9:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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NIIGON PET Perform Machines

Robert Sicilia , Business Development Manager
Athena Automation

10:00 AM

Room: Grand and Ponce De Leon Foyer

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Networking Break

10:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Reinventing Carbonated Soft Drinks with Small Volume Engineered PET Packages

Ross Perry , General Manager, Beverage Packaging Sales, North America
Husky injection Molding Systems Ltd.

11:00 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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A New SIOx Barrier for Small Bottles and Coffee Capsules

Mike Urquhart , Director
Cavonic Gmbh

11:30 AM

Room: Ponce De Leon Ballroom

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Increasing Production Efficiency of Plastic Packaging with Injection Compression Molding

Mike Uhrain IV , Technical Sales Manager of Packaging
Sumitomo Demag Plastics Machinery, Inc.

12:00 PM

Room: Deep Blu Seafood Grill

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Networking Luncheon