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AIP National Conference 2006

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The Australian Institute of Packaging has confirmed the dates for the National Packaging Conference which will be held at Conrad Jupiters on the Gold Coast, Queensland from June 15-16, 2006.

Following a number of successful topical seminars over the past few years, the AIP will approach the 2006 national conference to deliver a holistic program about the latest packaging technology related issues in the delivery of products to consumers with the theme of 'Packaging...the critical link'.

The 2006 AIP National Conference will be advancing discussions in core packaging values: Protection, Presence and Security in a dramatically changing product supply chain. The conference will present the key marketing, environmental and technological issues around packaging through a comprehensive program outlining developments across industry and external factors affecting the packaging industry.

Areas of specific interest to highlight the critical link packaging plays in the delivery of products to consumers will include:

* Synergistic Food and Packaging Development

* The critical role of packaging in a dynamic supply chain

* Environmental strategies for packaging for the future

The AIP intends to break the conference into a number of breakout sessions and streams after the opening and keynote presentations.

Synergistic Food and Packaging Development

* Aseptic Packaging

* Edible and Bio based food packaging materials

* Retortable Packaging

* Packaging and shelf life extension in foods

* Biosecurity strategies

* Packaging and value added consumer products

* Glass packaging and the future

* Plastic packaging and the future

* Lightweight packaging and the future

* Active and Intelligent Packaging (eg Microwave, MAP, Abuse Indicators)

* Tamper Evidence

* Paddock to Plate Security

The critical Role of Packaging in a dynamic supply chain

* Retailer guidelines and deadlines for packaging

* The impacts of shelf-ready packaging

* High impact consumer packaging designs

* Emerging technologies and developments in retail packaging

* Machinery options for retail packaging

Environmental strategies for packaging for the future

* National Packaging Covenant

* Environmental issues of packaging

* Food contact strategies for recycled packaging

* Strategic Development Issues

For further information and registration forms log on to www.aipack.com.au or email info@aipack.com.au

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