Industry Groups Contribute Educational Programming to PACK EXPO.July 23, 2012 -
With its "Educate. Innovate. Advance." theme, 2012 Conference at PACK EXPO will offer packaging and processing professionals actionable insight into trends and issues driving industry. Event will be held in conjunction with PACK EXPO International 2012, from October 28-31 in McCormick Place, Chicago. Keeping with customer-centric approach to delivering innovation, multiple conference sessions will be offered that address attendees' specific areas of interest.
Leading Industry Groups Contribute Educational Programming to The Conference at PACK EXPO
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Press release date: July 13, 2012
Customer-Centric approach to content helps manufacturers Educate, Innovate and Advance
Reston, Va.-The 2012 Conference at PACK EXPO, held in conjunction with PACK EXPO International 2012 (October 28-31; McCormick Place, Chicago), will offer packaging and processing professionals actionable insight into the latest trends and issues driving the industry under the umbrella, "Educate. Innovate. Advance."
In keeping with the show's customer-centric approach to delivering innovation, owner and producer PMMI is partnering with leading associations from across the supply chain to provide conference sessions tailored to attendees' specific areas of interest. Partners include: · Alliance for Innovation and Operational Excellence (AIOE) · Association for Automatic Identification and Mobility (AIM) · Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) · The Great Lakes and Midwest chapters of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) · International Society for Beverage Technologists (ISBT) · PMMI U · Reusable Packaging Association (RPA) · The Packaging Association (PAC)
Presenters will include executives from Bayer Consumer Care, ConAgra Foods, Estee Lauder Cosmetics, Ltd., General Mills, GlaxoSmithKline, Kraft, Nestlé and Pfizer.
Conference tracks complement the customer-centric approach to PACK EXPO: · Beverage · Focus on the Future - Trends and Innovations · Food Safety/Product Security · Manufacturing Solutions · Pharmaceutical and Medical Device · Sustainability/Packaging Materials · Track and Trace · Transportation and Logistics
In addition, the PACK EXPO Lecture Series will feature a spirited discussion between nationally renowned commentator and comedian Dennis Miller, and James Carville, political consultant and former advisor to President Bill Clinton. The two speakers will provide their views on the 2012 Elections and respond to audience questions on Sunday, October 28; at 5:15 p.m. Tickets for this special event will be sold separately from Conference session tickets or general registration, at a cost of $125 or $1,000 for a package of 10.
Registration for the Conference at PACK EXPO is available at Packexpo.com at a cost of $99 per session through October 8, 2012, when tickets increase to $125 per session; ticket price includes admission ot the PACK EXPO show floor.
Show registration is $30 per person through Oct. 8, when the price increases to $60. The conference schedule below is current as of July 12, 2012, and is subject to change. Visit www.packexpo.com for session details and the most up-to-date conference information.
Monday, Oct.29 8:30a.m. - 9:30 a.m. M01-IOPP: An Overview and Update of GFSI Speakers: Roger Roeth, General Manager, Eagle Food Registrations Inc. M25-IOPP: Labels and Barriers and Trends, Oh My! Speakers: Pat Reynolds, VP/Editor-in-Chief, Packaging World Magazine M13-GLC: Managing Quality in Pharmaceutical Capital Projects: A Real World Approach Speaker: TBD M19-ISBT: PET Packaging for Beverages - Current State-of-the-Art and What Factors will Drive Future Commercialization Speakers: Scott Steele, President, Plastic Technologies, Inc. M07-AIOE: The Journey to Sustainability Excellence Speaker: TBD
Monday Oct. 29 9:45 - 10:45 M02-AIOE Speakers: TBD M20-ISBT: Introduction to Flexible Packaging for Beverages Speaker: Michelle Parikh, Principal Engineer, Materials Engineering & Packaging, LLC M14-IOPP: Product Fraud and Anti-Counterfeiting in the Medical Device and Pharma Industry Speakers: John Spink, Associate Director/Assistant Professor, A-CAPPP, Michigan State University; Karen Greene, VP, Sales & Technology, Life Packaging Technology M08-IOPP: Regulations and Packaging of Dangerous Goods: Essentials for Today Speakers: Tracie Cady, Business Manager, Labelmaster Services
Monday, Oct. 29 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. M03-AIOE: How FSMA is Affecting CPG Companies and What Equipment Manufacturers Can Do About it Speaker: Jeff Barach, Principal, Barach Enterprises, LLC; David Drum, Senior Food Safety Engineer, Kellogg Global Engineering; Thomas Fishlove, General Mills M27-IOPP: Quantifying the Emotional Response to Packaging Speakers: Donna Sturgess, President, Buyology Inc. M15-GLC: Rapid and Effective On-Site Biological Decontamination and Sterilization Technologies: Application Case Studies Speakers: TBD
Monday, Oct. 29 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. M28-IOPP: Contract Packaging and Kitting as a Lean Packaging Strategy Speakers: Joe Jaruszewski, President, Contract Packaging Association M04-PAC: IFS PACsecure, HACCP-based Packaging Food Safety Standard for Packaging Converters Speakers: Larry Dworkin, Government Relations Director, PAC- The Packaging Association M22-ISBT: Packaging Hall Sanitation Best Practices Speakers: Mike Lammers, Director of Business Development, Diversey, Inc. M10-IOPP Packaging Perspective Speakers: Eric Greenberg, Attorney-At-Law, Eric F. Greenberg PC
Monday, Oct. 29 1:30p.m. - 2:30 p.m. M05- IOPP: CPG Perspectives & Expectations for the Packaging Suppliers Speakers: Debra Krug-Reyes, Food Safety & Quality Auditing Principal, ConAgra Foods ; Jeffrey Brunken, Quality Manager, General Mills; Roger Bleiler, Senior Scientist, Microanalytics, a Mocon Company; Suresh Nagaraj, Director of Packaging Quality, ConAgra Foods; Suzanne Matuszewski, Manager, Global Sustainability and Regulatory Compliance, Graham Packaging Co. M11- PAC: PAC NEXT "A World Without Packaging Waste" Speakers: Nina Goodrich, Program Director, PAC NEXT; M17-IOPP: Packaging Materials and Patient Safety: The ISO 16378 Standard Speaker: Michael Pearsall, Food Safety Business Development Director, UL DQS; M29-PMMI: The 3rd International Packaging Press Global Packaging Trends Session Speakers: Andrew Manly, freelance journalist, treasurer, IPPO (UK/Netherlands); Trina Tan Ker Wei, Editor, PackWebasia.com; Secretary-General, IPPO (Singapore)
Monday, Oct. 29 2:45-3:45 p.m. M30-IOPP: Insights from the Beauty Leaders: The Secrets behind Successful Package Innovation Speaker: Charles Chang, President & CEO, Topline Products Co., Inc.; Guido Schmitz, Director of Packaging & Technology Innovation, Bayer Consumer Care; Herve Bouix, Senior VP Packaging, New Ventures & Special Projects, Estee Lauder; John Butcher, Senior VP, Product Support & Engineering, Revlon M12- PAC: Packaging Next Life Solutions Speakers: John Downham, President & CEO, PAC- The Packaging Association;
Monday Oct. 29 2:45-4:15 p.m. M18-GLC Pharmaceutical Packaging: Current Trends and Technologies Speaker: TBD
Tuesday, Oct. 30 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. T13-IOPP: Avoiding Packaging Nightmares with Terminally Sterilized Medical Devices Speakers: Jan Gates, Principal Packaging Engineer, PackWise Consulting T25-IOPP: HACCPHazard Analysis: Delivery Food Safely Through Packaging Speakers: Barry Novak, Material Quality Manager, General Mills, Inc. T01-AIOE: OEE Guidelines for CPG Companies and Their Suppliers Speakers: TBD T19-AIM: QR Code: The Latest Strategy for Product Projection Speakers: Robert Sherwood, VP Security Programs Management, Sekuworks, LLC
Tuesday, Oct. 30 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. T02-AIOE: An Engagement Model for Developing the Manufacturing Workforce Speakers: Greg Flickinger, Vice President of Manufacturing & Corporate Engineering, Snyder's-Lance; Bill Flint, Founder, President & CEO, Flint Strategic Partners T14-IOPP: Product Serialization: Preparing for 2015 Speakers: D. Bruce Cohen, Principal, PackTechPlus, LLC T20-AIM: Track & Trace for the Food Supply Chain: Farm to Fork Speakers: Peter Mehring, President, Intelleflex
Tuesday, Oct. 30 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. T27-IOPP: Chemical Migration - and Mitigation Approaches Speakers: Eric Greenberg, Attorney-At-Law, Eric F. Greenberg PC; Joe Bacik, Technical Service Manager, WALTER G ANDERSON; Jonathan Graunke, VP- Energy Curable Technology, INX International Inc.; Kevin Facklam, Director of Regulatory Affairs, INX International Inc.; Mark Montsinger, VP- Research & Development, Bryce Corporation; Michaela Penescu, Director, Graphic Packaging International, Inc. T09-PMMI: Pharma Medical Device Study Speakers: TBD T21-AIM: Track& Trace within the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Speakers: George Wright, Vice President, Product Identification & Processing Systems (PIPS) T03-AIOE: SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Retail Panel Speakers: TBD T15-MWC: Facility Master Planning and the Cost/Benefit Relationship to Project Goals Speakers: TBD
Tuesday, Oct. 30 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. T22-AIOE: It's Your Packaging Line...How Do You Gain a Competitive Advantage Using Your Data? Speakers: David Habib, Product Manager- Strategic Solutions & Applications, Markem-Imaje T04-PMMI: Mechatronics Speakers: TBD T10-IOPP: Why Innovative Sustainable Packaging Requires Innovative Packaging Machinery Speakers: Gene Eckert, Marketing & Sales Director, Pack Flow Concepts LLC
Tuesday, Oct. 30 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. T05-PMMI: Blended Learning Speakers: TBD T17-MWC: Establishing Early-Phase Partnerships for Critical Project Areas of Risk- Integration Speakers: TBD T11-IOPP: Packaging Sustainability and the Food Value Chain Speakers: Anne Roulin, Head of Packaging, Nestle
Tuesday, Oct. 30 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. T06-IOPP: 10 Things You Should Know About Manufacturing and Supply Chain Efficiency Speakers: Sriman Banerjee, Head of Packaging Development - Global Wellness, GlaxoSmithKline T18-MWC: Streaming the Approach to Commissioning and Qualification to Support Packaging Project Goals - Life Lessons Speakers: TBD
Wednesday, Oct. 31 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. W13-IOPP: An Analysis of Current Testing Standards Speakers: Brian Stepowany, Packaging Development Manager, Bumble Bee Foods W19-PMCOP: Reset for Reliability- Reliability Centered Maintenance in the Pharmaceutical Industry Speakers: TBD
Wednesday, Oct. 31 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. W02-IOPP: SPOTLIGHT SESSION: Packaging Lessons from the One-Handed World Speakers: Jeff Kaufman, Group Manager, Consumer Insights, Avery Office and Consumer Products, Kelley Styring, Consumer Strategist & Principal, InsightFarm; Shelly Seabaugh, R& E Senior Specialist, Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Thad Fisher, Senior Engineer, Packaging Strategic Research, Kraft Foods
Wednesday, Oct. 31 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. W15-IOPP: The Evolution of Contract Packaging within the Customer Supply Chain Speakers: Eric Wilhelm, CEO, Coregistics W21-PMCOP: Project Management & People Management: Secrets to Success Speakers: TBD
Wednesday, Oct. 31 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. W16-IOPP: How and Why Transport Packaging Must Improve Speakers: Dan Balan, President, Intraqq Consulting Group
Wednesday, Oct. 31 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. W23-IOPP: The Benefits of SMED Changeover Toolkit Speakers: Paul Zepf, Engineering Director, Zarpac, Inc.
Wednesday, Oct. 31 2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. W24-IOPP: Marketing-Operations Conflicts: The Costs in Package Development, and How to Avoid the Waste Speakers: John Henry, President, Changeover.com
About PMMI PMMIis a trade association of more than 600 member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and related converting machinery in the United States or Canada; machinery components and packaging containers and materials. PMMI's vision is to be the leading global resource for the packaging and processing supply chain, and its mission is to improve and promote members' abilities to meet the needs of their customers.
PMMI organizes the PACK EXPOtrade shows: PACK EXPO International, PACK EXPO Las Vegas and EXPO PACK México, connecting participants in the packaging and processing supply chain with their customers around the world. Coming Up: PACK EXPO International at McCormick Place in Chicago, Oct. 28-31, 2012; EXPO PACK Guadalajara, Feb. 27-March 1, 2013, in Guadalajara, Mexico. EXPO PACK México, June 18-21, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.
Learn more about PMMI and the PACK EXPO trade shows at PMMI.organd Packexpo.com.