taying current with industry trends and the strategies of top-performing peers is key to navigating today’s rapidly changing competitive landscape. With this in mind, PACK EXPO Connects brings attendees topical educational programs like no other, including the following:
Jumpstart Sessions. At these dynamic and fast-paced daily kick-off presentations you’ll hear from multiple subject matter experts on the industry’s most-pressing issues:
· Monday – The Sustainable Packaging and ProcessingLandscape
· Tuesday - Workforce Equality & The SociallyResponsible Brand, including a special Packaging& Processing Women's Leadership Network session with Jan Tharp, president and CEO at Bumble Bee Foods, sponsored by Emerson, ID Technology, Morrison Container HandlingSolutions, Plexpack, Septimatech and SMC.
· Wednesday - The Robot Revolution
· Thursday - All Things Remote
· Friday - E-commerce, Emerging Brands,Pharma/Medical Device Packaging Updates and Contract Packaging
Trend Chats.These lively 15-minute conversations will feature an interview between a prominent industry expert and a PMMI Media Group editor. Areas of focus include:
· Monday - Cannabis
· Tuesday - FoodProcessing & Manufacturing Innovation
· Wednesday -Digital Printing
· Thursday - Track and Trace for Pharma and Food
The Solution Room. These 45-minute interactive sessions are all about best practices and lessons learned when addressing today’s most critical packaging challenges.Hear from industry thought leaders, including live chat with experts from theInstitute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), The Association for ContractPackagers & Manufacturers (CPA), the OpX Leadership Network and OMAC -The Organization for Machine Automation and Control.
Innovation Stages: Tune in for these 30-minute sessions to hear from exhibitors and industry experts on the latest breakthroughs and trends in sustainability, food& beverage, and more. Presenters will be available during their scheduled session for a live chat Q&A. Video links will be available for future viewing.
Daily Downloads. These daily rundowns from PMMI Media Group editors will recap latest innovations seen at the event, key ideas for attendees to put into practice and top takeaways from the day’s most thought-provoking sessions. Listen in as they review their daily highlight real and what they are most looking forward to seeing the next day.Catch the session live daily or listen on-demand.
Showcase of Packaging Innovations. Peruse this gallery of winners from worldwide packaging competitions. The gallery, which features 360-degree views of each winning package, is sponsored by Klöckner Pentaplast. Winners have been selected by the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL), Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), Foil andSpecialty Effects Association (FSEA), Institute of Packaging Professionals(IOPP), ProFood World’s Sustainability Excellence in ManufacturingAwards, Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC), Reusable Packaging Association(RPA), The Tube Council and World Packaging Organization (WPO).
All education sessions will be available on-demand for international attendees to watch at times convenient to them. Spanish language closed captioning will also be provided for specific content and interviews with industry newsmakers.