With over forty speakers presenting papers in two action-packed days the 2008 Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) National Conference is gearing up to be the large sustainability conference in the Australian packaging industry.
Themed Climate of Change: Towards a Sustainable Packaging Industry, the 2008 AIP National Conference will be held on Thursday the 12th and Friday the 13th of June, at Luna Park Sydney.
Keynote speakers for the event include Dr Paul Singh, Professor from the School of Packaging, Michigan University in the US, James Tupper, ECR Learning & Change Manager, IGD in the UK, international speakers from LyondellBasell Industries, NatureWorks PLA and Sleever International, Andy Sweetman from Innovia in the UK and Andrew Streeter from the UK the conference will provide the Australian packaging industry exciting educational opportunities to learn from some of the best in the world.
The Australian Institute of Packaging National Conference 2008 is designed to bring together the activities of food, beverage and packaging technologists, designers and researchers, as well as logistics experts in the investigation of future packaging solutions that incorporate sustainability.
Through attendance, participants will gain an increased awareness of how the packaging industry can re-design, re-use, recycle to reduce the impacts of packaging throughout the entire life cycle of a product.
The conference is sponsored by Chep, Amcor, Cedar Creek, BSC Motion Technology, Propak Industries, Markem-Imaje, Syscan International, Viscount Plastics, Visy, Tronics, Australian Packaging Machinery Association, Fibre King, the Australian Food and Grocery Council, Dy-Mark Identification Solutions, Pack-Track, Matthews, Innovia, Kraton and Polymer Logistics.