ACADEMIC PROGRAM

 
 

THEME

SPEAKER

TIMES

8:00 - 8:45 Registration    
8:45 - 8:50 Welcoming Remarks Lilián Robayo, Academic Director  
8:50 - 9:10 Main innovation challenges of packaging professionals in Mexico and Latin America Hiram Cruz, Executive Director of AMEE 20 min
NAVIGATING IN THE MOTIVATIONS, NEEDS AND DESIRES OF END USERS TO INNOVATE IN PLASTICS PACKAGING
9:10 - 9:55  2018 Insights and Megatrends for innovation in Consumer Packaging: Revolutionary
trends and visions
David Luttenberger, Global Packaging Director of Mintel 45 min
9:55 - 10:40 The Four Moments of Experience: Science Based Packaging Design and Development Alejandro Salgado, Neurosketch CEO 45 min
10:40 - 11:25  Retail Packaging and consumer behaviour in Mexico and Latin America: Trends and Opportunities Ron Sasine, International Consultant in Packaging Innovation - Director of Hudson Windsor 45 min
11:25 - 12:20 

COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION VISIT

1 HOUR
12:20 - 12:50 Success case study By UPM Raflatac 30 min
12:50 - 1:20 Success case study By Ampacet 30  min
1:20 -  3:15

LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT

2 HOUR
OPPORTUNITIES FOR GREEN INNOVATION - SUSTAINABILITY AND INNOVATION, TWO COMPLEMENTARY FORCES
3:15 - 4:00 Innovating in packaging in the context of circular economy Luciana Pellegrino, Executive Director of the Brazilian Packaging Association, ABRE, and Marketing VP of the WPO 45 min
4:00 -4:30 Latest innovations and state-of-the-art technologies in plastics packaging
to guarantee Food Safety
María del Pilar Noriega, PhD, Director of the ICIPC 30 min
4:30 - 5:00 Success case study By  DuPont Advanced Printing 30 min
5:00 - 5:55

COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION VISIT

1 HOUR
5:55 - 6:40 World innovative plastics packaging that fights hunger, reduces food waste and improves social conditions Johannes Bergmair, PhD, General Secretary of the WPO, and former VP of Sustainability of this global organization 45 min
6:40 onwards

Networking cocktail at the exhibition area

 
 

THEME

SPEAKER

TIMES

8:00 - 8:30 Registration    
DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES AND THE NEW ROLE OF PACKAGING
8:00 - 8:40 How will artificial intelligence transform packaging industry in the near future? Alejandro Salgado,
Neurosketch
40 min
8:40 - 9:25 Packaging of the future within the context of Industry 4.0  - Industrial Internet of Things and digitization trends Dr. Volker Lange, Head of Packaging and Logistics at the Fraunhofer Institute, IML, Germany 45 min
9:25 - 10:10 e-commerce and its impact on packaging innovations: Current and future needs and opportunities at the Mexican and Latin American markets Ron Sasine, International Packaging Innovation Consultant and Director of Hudson Windsor 45  min
10:10 - 11:05 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION VISIT 1 HOUR
11:05 - 11:35 Success case study By ABB 30 min
PROCESSES AND MATERIALS TO INNOVATE IN PLASTICS PACKAGING
11:35 - 12:05 Trully innovative packaging from around the world: Paradigm shifting packaging that have captivated consumers with disruptive visions Hernan Braberman, Executive Director of Design of Tridimage 30  min
12:05 - 12:35 Success case study  By UBE MEXICO 30 min
12:35 - 1:05 Success cases and innovative developments in Pouches and Retortables: Recent Launchings Wilmer Saavedra, International Consultant 30 min
1:05 - 3:00 LUNCH AND EXHIBITION VISIT 2 HOUR
3:00 - 3:30 Revolutionary developments in digital printing for plastics packaging Carlos Silgado, International Consultant 30  min
3:30 - 4:00 Success case study   30 min
4:00 - 4:55 COFFEE BREAK AND EXHIBITION VISIT 1 HOUR
4:55 - 5:25 Multilayer blown films - More layers, more benefits,  better functions!  Martín Barón, Macro Engineering 30 min
5:25 - 6:10 Envisioning the future - Market opportunities to innovate in plastic packaging   45 min