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February 6 – 8, 2017
Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Tampa, FL

Venue

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
2900 Bayport Dr.
Tampa, FL 33607

AGENDA

The Packaging Conference 2016 | Agenda Overview

The bio/abstract section contains both biographies and abstracts for The Packaging Conference 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016
1:15 PM
Opening Remarks
1:30 PM
Indorama Ventures PCL
Aloke P. Lohia, Group Chief Executive Officer
The Evolving Global PET Marketplace
2:00 PM
SBAcci
Steven Ates, Managing Director
The Dynamics of a Maturing Market
2:30 PM
Morgan Stanley
Tim Burns, Senior Advisor
Packaging Industry Outlook & Review
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
Beverage Marketing Corporation
Gary Hemphill, Managing Director and COO, BMC Research
The Shifting Beverage Landscape: What's in store for 2016?
4:15 PM
fairlife LLC
Steve Jones, Chief Executive Officer
Fairlife: The Next Generational Icon
Kaleidoscope
Alex Weber, Senior Creative Director
Kaleidoscope
Bryan Shova, Industrial Design Director
5:30 PM
Evening Reception
Tuesday, February 9, 2016
7:30 AM
Networking Breakfast | Sponsored By: Nissei ASB
8:30 AM
PepsiCo
Denise Lefebvre, Vice President Global Beverage Packaging
Driving Growth Through Package Innovation
9:00 AM
Green Blue / SPC
Nina Goodrich, Executive Director / Director SPC
The State of Sustainability Packaging 2016
9:30 AM
NAPCOR (National Assoc. for PET Container Resources)
Rick Moore, Executive Director
A 2015 Review of PET Recycling Progress
10:00 AM
Networking Break | Sponsored By: Nissei ASB
10:30 AM
Nissei ASB
Jamie Pace, President - Nissei ASB USA
Hot Fill Wide Mouth PET Jars ASB Double-blow
11:30 AM
Avure Technologies, Inc.
Lisa Pitzer, Marketing Director
Advantages of High Pressure Processing (HPP) of Packaged Food and Beverage
11:30 AM
915 Labs™ LLC
Kevin Petersen, Vice President
MATS Technology: Revolutionizing Food Processing
12:15 PM
Luncheon
1:30 PM
LiquiForm
Ann O'Hara, President
Changing the Packaging Landscape via Liquid Forming Technology
LiquiForm
Suresh Krishnan, Technical Director
2:00 PM
Plastic Technologies, Inc.
Thierry Fabozzi, Director - PTI-Europe
Single Serve Capsules Performance Challenges
2:30 PM
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Jouni Lattu, Key Account Manager
PGA Development: A New Cost-efficient Process
3:00 PM
Networking Break
3:30 PM
PPi Technologies Group
R. Charles Murray, Chief Executive Officer
StandUp Pouches: Next Generation Structures and Closures Solutions
4:00 PM
PepsiCo
Brad D. Rodgers, R&D Director - Packaging Discovery
Flexible Bag and Pouch Recycling Initiative
4:30 PM
Sonoco Products Company
Steve Gendreau, Division Vice President, Sales & Marketing - Global Plastic
Unveiling the Market Disruptive TruVue™ Plastic Can
Sonoco Products Company
Jeffrey Schuetz, Staff Vice President, Global Technology - Consumer Packaging
5:00 PM
Special Bonus Session
SPI: The Plastics Industry Trade Association
Brad Williams, Vice President - Marketing and Business Development
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
7:30 AM
Networking Breakfast | Sponsored By: Tech-Long USA
8:30 AM
PMMI
Tom Egan, Vice President - Industry Services
E and M Commerce Perspective from the Packaging Industry: Survey Says!
9:00 AM
Pregis North America
Ryan Germann, Ecommerce Segment Manager
Protective Packaging Solutions to Address Omni-Channel Demands
9:30 AM
HAVI Global Solutions
Shane Bertsch, Vice President - Innovation
Innovative, Sustainable Packaging Solutions: Driving Sales and Delighting Consumers
10:00 AM
Networking Break
10:30 AM
S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc.
Peter Borowski, Head of Design
Panel Discussion: Packaging Challenges in the Omni-Channel Market
SGS International
Michael Shannon, Executive Vice President - Business Dev.
SGS International
Darko Martinovic, Vice President - Design
11:30 AM
Husky injection Molding Systems Ltd.
Ross Perry, General Manager - Beverage Packaging Sales, North America
What Packaging Innovations Will Injection Molding Provide in 2016?
12:00 PM
The Packaging Conference LLC
John Maddox, President
Closing Remarks
12:15 PM
Luncheon