Speakers confirmed for packaging & processing forums

The latest speakers have been confirmed for the 2017 Packaging & Processing Week National Technical Forums which will run alongside AUSPACK 2017 this March.

The forums are expected to attract delegates from all facets of the packaging and processing industry. They will include both technologist and management level personnel who work in roles including design, development, marketing, production, engineering, supply chain and logistics as well as equipment suppliers, raw material providers, users of packaging, retailers and consumers.

The speakers and topics to be covered include:

  • Dr. Angeline Achariya, Chief Executive Officer, Food Innovation Centre – “How to accelerate and de-risk your innovations for sustainable business growth”.
  • Jason Goode FAIP, Group Packaging and Process Improvement Manager, Simplot Australia – “Industry-Based Packaging Specification System (PaSS) Progress Report”.
  • Tanya Barden (pictured), Director Economics and Sustainability, Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) will be presenting the Latest AFGC State of Industry Report: Trends and Development in the Australian Food and Beverage Market.
  • Philip Trauboth, Sales Manager (Cutting & Packaging technology), ALPMA in Germany – “Understanding the latest trends in Cutting and Packaging”.
  • Laura Jones, Trend and Innovation Consultant, Mintel – ” Packaging Wrap Up: A fast-forward look at how the next generation of packaging is engaging consumers”.

The four-day, 42 speaker event runs from 7-10 March at Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney Olympic Park.

Image: AFCG


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