The AIPIA Congress organised by the Active and Intelligent Packaging Industry Association (AIPIA) will feature 40 speakers drawn from across the entire spectrum of A&IP technologies.
Keynotes will additionally be delivered by Marks & Spencer, Bayer, KMPG, Hive and Evrythng at a specially convened Industry Forum on 23rd September, the day before the conference.
AIPIA director Eef de Ferrante confirmed the range and quality of the speaker line-up at the Congress, adding that the speaker programme will address a wide range of interests covering smart blisters, extending shelf life, anti-counterfeiting, condition indicators, printed electronics, marketing opportunities or even nano-packaging and fighting food waste.
Companies represented on the speaker podium include Thin Film Electronics, a leader in the development of printed electronics; MeadWestvaco for pioneering extended shelf life; The Scent Marketing Institute for giving a new twist to the power of odours; Smartrac for the latest ideas in tagging; and UsingNFC for demonstrating the power of NFC in brand protection and marketing.
The AIPIA Congress coincides with the FachPack exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, the largest general packaging event in Europe during 2013, with a well established reputation as a show that attracts industry professionals from all end user sectors. AIPIA Congress delegates will get free access to the exhibition and an optional tour of A&IP related stands on 25th September.