The Institute of Packaging Professionals is putting out a call for presentations for its Packaging Learning Center conference at Pack Expo 2012. The conference will take place Oct. 29-31 as part of Pack Expo at Chicago's McCormick Place. IoPP will consider only presentations that are non-commercial and that focus on packaging topics.

Proposals may be submitted here .  

Please include the presenter's name, title and company, along with the speaker's or primary contact's phone number and e-mail address. Also include a high-res photo and bio of the presenter.  Proposals should include a session title and an abstract of 150 words or less describing the presentation topic and including three "what you will learn" bullet points.

The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2012.

 IoPP is especially interested in presentations on the following topics: manufacturing solutions, sustainability, advances in packaging materials and trends and innovation.

Questions may be directed to Jim George, Director of Education, or (630) 696-4011.

Speaking slots will be limited. Take advantage of this golden opportunity to influence the knowledge exchange among your peers in the packaging industry.