Call for Global Pouch Forum Presenters

Flexible Packaging is seeking presentation abstracts to be considered for the 2020 Global Pouch Forum. It is the industry's leading pouch and flexible plastics packaging conference & expo and is expected to attract over 600 global industry professionals.

We are seeking a select number of presenters for Forum sessions. Brand owners, packaging companies, suppliers, industry consultants and academics are welcome to submit proposals.

What We Are Looking For

  • Brand owners, retailers, contract packagers, supplier  or industry consultant presentations on trends, market opportunities and innovative technologies.
  • Forecasts and outlooks that contain actionable intelligence for our attendees. Retail or segment forecast trend presentations and consumer insight reports are highly encouraged.
  • Success stories from the brand owner, retailer, or co-packer. (Can include suppliers in a supporting role.)
  • Innovations that touch on all aspects of the pouch: design, resins, films, printing, coating, closures, filling, sealing and cartoning.
  • Flexible packaging technology stories about process, packaging equipment, contract services, supply chain improvements.
  • Advances in flexible packaging sustainability.
  • Presentations that address challenges facing flexible packaging, such as changing consumer tastes, workforce challenges, etc.

What To Keep In Mind

  • Presentations by brand owners on use of pouches and decision process given highest consideration.
  • Presentations by supplier organizations that include a co-presentation with an end-user customer (brand owner or retailer) will be given high consideration.
  • Presentations that provide validated data, findings, or non-commercial-oriented results will be given consideration over marketing-oriented presentations.
  • There is no guarantee that an abstract will result in a speaking slot, but we will consider each submission and answer each proposal.

How To Submit

Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and must include:

  • Abstract title
  • Presenting company
  • Anticipated presenter's name/title/contact information
  • Complete contact information for the company submitting.
  • Technical description of the base material, converted package, process or service
  • A comparative return on investment analysis of the technology, process or service in context with comparable technologies, processes or services it is intended to replace or which it complements; other consumer or end-user benefits as appropriate
  • List of technology/commercialization development partners
  • Current or expected commercial applications
  • 3 to 6 bullet point “Key Learning Points/Takeaways” describing what attendees should reasonably expect to learn from hearing a presentation on this technology, process or service.

REMEMBER: Presentations should not be commercials or sales presentations for a specific product or company. They should be of general educational interest to those involved in the flexible packaging industry.

Delivery Of Abstracts

Abstracts and supporting documentation must be delivered by 5 p.m. PST on December 31, 2019



John Kalkowski
Flexible Packaging / Packaging Strategies

Platinum Sponsor

Charter NEX

Gold Sponsors
AMCOR Berry Dow Elplast Sonoco
Silver Sponsors
DNP Hoffer Plastics Dow Preco smart plastic UFlex
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