One ofPackaging Strategies' signature events, the Sustainable Packaging Forum, traditionally attracts a crowd of more than 400 top packaging professionals engaged in sustainability for major brand owner, converter, and supplier companies. This conference, held in conjunction with the Sustainable Packaging Coalition’s Fall Meeting, will take place September 11-13, 2012, in Pittsburgh, PA.
The two-day conference boasts a unique mix of major presentations
from well-known industry executives, compelling breakout sessions on major
topics of discussion in sustainability, numerous networking opportunities and
an action-packed exhibition. The conference will feature two concurrent
educational programs that feature more than 20 individual sessions.
Conference attendees include sustainability executives,
package developers, packaging managers and engineers, operations managers and
directors, and R&D managers from CPG and converter companies. Many of these
attendees represent prominent professionals engaged in sustainability strategy
and actions at their companies or organizations.
• Sustainability-related technologies, innovations, and
cutting-edge tools that will lead to broader transformation of the packaging
industry will be considered. Presentations must be materials-neutral and offer
a larger industry focus that is not marketing-oriented or
• Discussions of key issues and challenges facing
sustainability in packaging will also receive consideration. These
presentations must offer a well-reasoned evaluation of changes involving
sustainability and their effect on packaging. Only non-commercial presentations
will be considered, and those with expert knowledge in that area will receive
the highest consideration.
• New end-user missions and strategies also will be
considered, especially if they include a discussion from a brand owner company.
These presentations must be tailored for a large audience of key packaging
executives who can learn from this strategy and can benefit their company or
that industry segment.
• Consumer, retail or segment forecast trend presentations
are highly encouraged. Abstracts that include a retail partner will be given
• Presentations by supplier organizations that include
co-presentation by an end-user customer will be given the highest
• Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, April 27,
Presentation Submission Process
Submission of your 2012 Sustainable Packaging Forum
presentation outline is quick and easy.
2. Under the AGENDA menu tab; Click “Speaker Abstracts” for
details and full submission guidelines.
3. Abstracts may be delivered via email (if less than 7MB)
to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line SPF12 Abstract Proposal. Please
call 330-665-9719 if you have any questions.
4. The 2012 presentation submission deadline is Friday,
There are only a limited number of presentations available
at this conference, and those that meet the deadline will be given the first
Submit your presentation today!
Editor/Conference Director,Packaging Strategies
PH: 330-665-9719 | email@example.com |
Sustainable Packaging Forum call for abstracts
April 18, 2012