Shaping the Future of Print: Packaging Conference 2019

REGISTRATION

Registration is still open! Download your Registration Form, complete it and return it to Alison Grace at Intergraf (agrace@intergraf.eu) to secure your place.

 

EVENT

Packaging Conference will take place on 21 February 2019, with supplementary networking activites running from 20-22 February. The conference will take place in Brussels, Belgium (Hotel Metropole, Place de Brouckère 31, 1000 Brussels). As well as the conference and networking opportunities, participants will receive European Printed Packaging Trends, a report prepared exclusively for this event by Smithers Pira. This event is being co-organised by European printing industry association Intergraf, flexographic industry association FTA Europe and market research institute Smithers Pira.

 

 

Packaging Conference is sponsored by GAMA International (Platinum Sponsor) and TRESU Group (Gold Sponsor).

 

SPEAKERS

The first expert speakers have been announced (more coming soon!):

  • Kęstutis Sadauskas, Director for Circular Economy and Green Growth at DG Environment, European Commission, will present about packaging designs and systems for a circular world
  • Guy Douglass, Creative Strategy Director at Parker Williams Ltd. / Sun Branding Solutions, will present about the growing commercial opportunity of innovative packaging design for an ageing population
  • Phil O'Driscoll, Innovation Director at Parkside Flexibles, a packaging manufacturer with innovation at the core of its business strategy, will give an industry case study
  • Joanna Stephenson, Managing Director of PHD Marketing and Co-Founder of Women in Packaging, will discuss the latest packaging trends
  • Prof. Dr. Ir. Peter Ragaert, Professor and Technological Adviser at Pack4Food, University of Ghent, will present about the functionality, convenience and sustainability of packaging
  • Bernd Brandt, Senior Consultant at denkstatt, will deal with the carbon footprint of plastic food packaging
  • Ania Krolak, Managing Consultant at Smithers Pira, will present the information in Pira's market report about the packaging sector in Europe
  • Gerd Bergmann, Editorial Director of Flexo&Gravure Global / Flexo+TiefDruck (G&K TechMedia GmbH), will moderate this event

 

FEES

Delegates from Intergraf/FTA Europe member associations and journalists (1 person per company/association) can attend this event for free (€190 for additional delegates). €190 for member companies of Intergraf/FTA Europe. €390 for non-member printers. €490 for non-member suppliers.

 

PROGRAMME

Wednesday 20 February
Welcome cocktail, 18.30-20.00

Thursday 21 February
Welcome breakfast, 08.30-09.00
Packaging Conference, 09.00-17.00
Conference dinner, 19.30-22.00

Friday 22 February
Trip to European Parliament, 09.00-12.00

 

REGISTRATION

Registration is still open! Download your Registration Form, complete it and return it to Alison Grace at Intergraf (agrace@intergraf.eu) to secure your place.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 02-21-2019
Capacity Unlimited
Registered 0
Individual Price Free
Location Brussels, Belgium