The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has released the provisional programme for the biennial 2020 AIP Australasian Packaging Conference, which takes place April 1-2 at the Crown Promenade in Melbourne.
The programme will cover a broad range of topics relating to the theme Packaging: Fit For The Future, hosting 60 speakers from nine countries
Nerida Kelton, executive director of AIP, says, “The packaging industry is facing many challenges at the moment with global plastic pollution and recycling issues and transformational changes to value and supply chain models, resulting in negative government and consumer perceptions.
“These challenges require packaging companies, manufacturers and retailers to rethink their approaches and undertake strategic changes to address the challenges of meeting global and domestic sustainable packaging.
“Now more than ever is the time to collaborate, share ideas, success stories, discuss the challenges and journeys the industry is facing openly and what we can do collectively to work towards the same targets.”
Keynote speakers will include Pete Ceglinski, chief executive and co-founder, Seabin Project; Martin Orzinski, director Operations, Coca-Cola Amatil; Siobhan McCrory, executive general manager, Marketing and Innovation, Pact Group; Jaideep Gokhale, cluster leader for Sustainability, TetraPak; Nicole Ohm, senior marketing manager, Brownes Dairy; Jean Baillard, general manager, TerraCycle Australia and New Zealand; Barry Cosier, director, Sustainability, Australian Food & Grocery Council;and Brooke Donnelly, chief executive officer, APCO.
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