2018 Agenda (preliminary)

This is the 2018 Agenda. This is subject to change. 

Monday, February 5th Tuesday, February 6th Wednesday, February 7th
Registration Opens: 11:00 AM
Networking Breakfast: 7:30 AM Networking Breakfast: 7:30 AM
Exhibit Area Opens: 12:00 PM
Morning Sessions: 8:30 AM
Morning Sessions: 8:30 AM
Opening Remarks: 1:15 PM Morning Break: 10:00 AM Morning Break: 10:00 AM
Afternoon Sessions: 1:30 PM
Luncheon: 12:15 PM
Closing Remarks
Afternoon Break: 3:00 PM Afternoon Sessions: 1:30 PM Luncheon: 12:00 PM
Evening Reception: 5:00 PM
Afternoon Break: 3:00 PM 
 
  Special after hours session 5:00 PM  
  Evening on your own  
Pepsico Foods
Garry Kohl
 Snack Packaging Sustainability Imperatives in an Era of Advancing E-Commerce.
Campbell Soup
Robert (Rob) Weick
Center Store to Omni-Channel: Campbell Soup Packaging Anticipates Evolving Grocery Market
Pretium Packaging 
Paul Kayser
PET container with integrated handle opens new product marketing doors
Krones Inc. 
Jay Johnson
Digitalization and the encompassing trends like Industry 4.0
Montebello Packaging 
Betty Jean Pilon
Montebello Packaging’s uShape shaped aluminum bottle
 rPlanet Earth 
Robert Daviduk
A fresh look at rPET options.
 LiquiForm 
Ashish Saxena
Liquid performs better than air.
Beverage Marketing Corporation 
Gary A. Hemphill
 What is America Drinking? U.S. Market Trends
Package InSight 
Andrew Hurley
 Leveraging Human Factors in Packaging Design
Morgan Stanley
Timothy P. Burns
 Packaging Industry Outlook and Review
Athena Automation
Robert Shad and Rob Scilia
 NIIGON PET Preform machines
Asia Pulp & Paper 
Ian Lifshitz
 Packaging in the Food Industry: Innovating Sustainability.
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag Plastics Machinery 
Michael C. Uhrain IV
 How the thin wall market is developing?
Loop Industries
Daniel Solomita
 Leading a new sustainable plastic revolution
Synvina 
Patrick Schiffers
 Changing the nature of plastics.
SBAcci
Steve Ates
 Volatility and Uncertainty