Sep 23 - 25, (PT)
AmeriStar awards will be displayed at IoPP’s booth and in the Showcase of Packaging Innovation (TBD), be sure to check out the AmeriStar awards on the show floor and vote for your favorite. The AmeriStar Award with the most votes will receive the ‘People Choice Award’
AmeriStar submissions for 2020 will open at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.
Forum Session - Session 1: “The Need for Education: Help Develop a Course for Medical Device Packaging Professionals”
Monday, September 23 at 1:30 p.m. at (C-1053)
IoPP’s Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee’s hot topic—Fundamentals course development. There is significant need to educate junior-level engineers and those new to packaging on the basics of packaging specific to medical devices. In this interactive session, MDPTC members will describe the industry’s need for experienced packaging engineers in the medical community and lead a discussion designed to generate ideas for the outline of a packaging fundamentals curriculum for the medical device industry. Join us and pay it forward! Facilitated by IoPP’s Medical Device Packaging Technical Committee
Jennifer Benolken, CCPL, MDM/Pharma Packaging Specialist, Tyvek®, DuPont
Jeff Schwartz, Senior Packaging Engineer, Boston Scientific
David DiVaccaro, President, DiVaccaro Consulting Group
Forum Session - Session 2: “Addressing Transportation Questions in Today’s Ever-Changing Marketplace”
Tuesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m. at (C-1053)
Experts in various aspects of transportation methods utilized in today’s marketplace will provide an overview and advice on how to select and test packaging so it meets your package requirements. In addition to e-commerce, packaging engineers are designing packaging that must meet requirements for other types of transportation on a global platform; it must be cost-efficient to optimize ever-increasing transportation costs. In this session, you will hear of and discuss key considerations to determine the type of packaging and testing you will should perform to ensure your package is delivered intact to your customer.
Facilitated by IoPP’s Transport Packaging Committee
Brian Stepowany, CPP, Senior Manager, Packaging R&D, B&G Foods
Meet and Greet (host by PMMI and CPA in Association with IoPP and CPC)
Come to the IoPP booth (C-1361) and network with fellow IoPP members as well as industry peers connected with CPA, CPC and PMMI.
Tuesday, September 24 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm at the booth
CareerLink Live at PACK EXPO Las Vegas
Connect with students pursuing careers in packaging and processing at PMMI's in-person career fair during PACK EXPO Las Vegas. Register your company for just $49 today!
Tuesday, September 24
Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N237
9:00a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Contact Kate Fiorianti, PMMI senior manager, education at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Register for PPWLN’s Breakfast
The Packaging & Processing Women’s Leadership Network (PPWLN) invites you to join Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to ever go to space, for a breakfast keynote at PACK EXPO Las Vegas and Healthcare Packaging EXPO.
Tuesday, September 24 Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N247 7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Register Today
Las Vegas, NV, United States