2019 Agenda

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2019 Global Pouch Forum Pre-Event Functions
Tuesday, June 11th

 
 
10:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration Opens

Registration Hospitality sponsored by

dnp

 


 

alliedflex cloud

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
 

AlliedFlex / Cloud Packaging Equipment Plant Tour

Celebrating their 17th year of collaboration together ALLIEDFLEX Technologies and Cloud Packaging Equipment invite you as a registered attendee of the 2019 Global Pouch Forum to join them for a tour of their Des Plaines, IL plant where their renowned High-Speed Pouch and Standup Pouch Machinery are manufactured for the global market.

In recent years the packaging manufacturing industry has been in transformation due to the changing consumer goods retail landscape demanding flexibility in package size, shape, format and consumer convenience features. Cloud has embraced this trend with the continued evolution of their packaging machinery program by re-inventing themselves to meet the needs and demands of the consumer goods market.

Join us for a comprehensive tour, meet our experts and get a glimpse of the Future with ALLIEDFLEX & Cloud

This complimentary tour is open to all Global Pouch Forum attendees. There is no charge, but you must pre-register in order to participate.

Pre-register online when registering to attend Global Pouch Forum, or by emailing Janet Martinelli


 
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Grand Ballroom EFGH

Global Pouch Forum Welcome Reception

Sponsored by: charternex

 

Registration Bag sponsored by   slide rite

Badge Lanyards sponsored by  dow

Workbook sponsored by   zippak

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2019 Global Pouch Forum
Wednesday, June 12th

7:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration Opens


7:00 - 8:30 AM
Grand Ballroom EFGH

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by

preco


 

8:30 - 8:45 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Opening Remarks

John Kalkowski
Conference Director & Editor-in-Chief, Packaging Strategies


8:45 - 9:30 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD
Keynote Introduction by Platinum Sponsor:

Maria Halford
Vice President of Global Marketing
ProAmpac

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION
A Revolution in Liquid Packaging

Ken McGuire, Research Fellow, Procter & Gamble

Cedric D'Souza, Chief Technology Officer, AeroFlexx

Traditional rigid packaging – bottles – have been the standard for liquid consumer products for generations. Drawbacks of converting to flexible materials – pouches – include poor, messy dispensing, cheap appearance, and expensive converting. The AeroFlexx package, developed by Procter & Gamble and available for license from Innventure, removes the drawbacks and creates a liquid dispensing pack with benefits surpassing even traditional bottles. Additionally, the pack is suitable for eCommerce without additional preparation. This presentation will cover the generalities of the package development and the method by which it works. It will also cover the status and time lines for commercialization in the industry across the different categories in liquids packaging.

BroadcastingLive2 Sponsored by proampac


9:30 - 10:00 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

State of the Flexible Packaging Industry and Where it's Headed

Curt Begle, Division President-Health, Hygiene & Specialties, Berry Global; and
FPA Executive Chairman

BroadcastingLive2 Sponsored by ExxonMobil

 


10:00 - 10:30 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Networking Break

Sponsored by
hoffer


10:30 - 11:00 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Global Consumer Trends Affecting Packaging Choices

Angelica Salado, Senior Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

In an era where consumers are more conscious about the environment, the products they consume and themselves, packaging can play a key role in differentiating brands, creating new consumption occasions and potential to reinvent an entire market. In this presentation, Euromonitor International presents the latest global consumers trends, focusing on how these are affecting the way consumers make their purchase decisions and establish relationships with their preferred brands.

 


11:00 - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Where is the Cannabis Market Heading?

Tom Newmaster, Principal and Owner, FORCEpkg

 


11:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

The Challenges of Cannabis Packaging

Jim Andrasic, Chief Operating Officer, American Pouch

 


12:00 - 12:30 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

A Recyclable Pouch Designed To Fit The Circular Economy

Shannon Moore, Lead Packaging Engineering, Kashi/Bear Naked
Ashley Leidolf, NA End-Use Marketing Manager-Packaging & Specialty Plastics, Dow
Paul Wolak, Senior Technical Director, Berry Global


 

12:30 - 1:30 PM
Grand Ballroom EFGH

Networking Lunch

Sponsored by

sonoco

 


1:30 - 2:30 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

The Challenges of Creating a Closed-Loop Packaging Recycling System

Roger Zellner, Owner, Rogue Zebra Consulting & Coaching

Susan Graff, Resource Recycling Systems

Jennifer Ronk, NA Sustainability & Advocacy Manager, Dow

Peter Adrian, Recycling Coordinator, Solid Waste Agency of Lake County

Greg Maxwell, PE, Senior Vice President, Resource Management

 


2:30 - 3:00 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

New Advances in Biodegradable Film

Vice President of Sustainability, BiologiQ

 


3:00 - 3:30 PM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Networking Break

Sponsored by

menshen


3:30 - 4:00 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Heightening the Consumer Experience with Improved Pouch Functionality

Sal Pellingra, VP Application & Innovation Development, ProAmpac


4:00 - 4:30 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

A Global Overview of Developments in Active & Intelligent Packaging

Eef de Ferrante, Managing Director, Active & Intelligent Packaging Association


4:30 - 5:00 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Doubling Down on Stand-Up Pouch Synergies

Carl Melville, VP Commercialization, Chamber Pouch LLC


5:00 - 7:30 PM
Grand Ballroom EFGH

Global Pouch Exhibition & Networking Reception

Sponsored by 

dow 

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2019 Global Pouch Forum
Thursday, June 13th

7:00 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Registration Opens


7:00 - 8:30 AM
Grand Ballroom EFGH

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by

elplast


8:30 - 8:45 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Opening Remarks

John Kalkowski
Conference Director, Packaging Strategies

 


8:45 - 9:15 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

How to Advance Packaging Innovation

Christina Cvetan, Founding Partner, Ahead of the Curve Group

Stay “Ahead of the Curve” on how-to integrate packaging innovation into CPG. This discussion is based on years of experience and learnings involved with integrating new packaging innovation and technology into fast moving consumer products. Topics include; insights on how to advance your innovation to a point where it can be presented to customers as a “market ready” solution and how to translate the technology capabilities and opportunities of innovation to new potential customers.

 


9:15 - 10:15 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Making Converting Innovation a Reality

Panel organized by The TAPPI International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division

D. Robert Hammond, Technical Sales Director, MICA Corporation
Evan Arnold, Director Product Development & Engineering, Glenroy
Richard Berry, CTO, Celluforce
Scott Romenesko, Director of Innovation & Intellectual Property, Hudson-Sharp

 


10:15 - 10:45 AM
Grand Ballroom Foyer

Networking Break


10:45 - 11:30 AM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Leveraging Contract Packagers as an Innovation Source

Charles Weinberg, General Manager, Manufacturing Solutions International
Chris Nutley, President, MSW Packaging

Vicky Smitley, Past President of Contract Packaging Association

 


11:30 - 12:00 PM
Grand Ballroom ABCD

Making Big Data Work for You

Christopher Hough, General Manager, ProMach ZPI Division

This presentation will illustrate the process of capturing, storing and sorting significant amounts of CPG machine data. From illustrating the steps involved and finding the story within that data, to showing machine performance can be improved based on those findings. By discussing what is captured and how, using real world examples, this demonstration will help users understand Big Data and how it can be used effectively in the Flexible Packaging space.


12:00 PM

Final Comments and 2019 Forum Adjourns

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Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors
Silver Sponsors
DNP
Bronze Sponsors
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