Conferences

THE ADF&PCD CONFERENCES

ADF&PCD New York features a two-day conference program that aims to give you a fresh perspective on how to overcome common challenges faced by the industry with a focus on technical packaging innovations and strategies for the future of the US aerosol and cosmetics market.

The 2017 show will deliver high quality content through an agenda that has been curated with feedback and advice from expert industry leaders.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED IN JUNE 2017.

Key speakers at last year's conferences included such top brands as:

speaking companies at adf&pcd 2016

If you are interested in speaking, get in touch.

What to expect this year?

ADF&PCD conference program

After speaking to aerosol, personal care and cosmetics brands, suppliers, associations and journalists we have compiled a list topics and challenges which will be covered by industry thought-leaders in this year's conference program.

CONFERENCE PROGRAM TO BE ANNOUNCED IN JUNE 2017.

Get a fresh perspective...

ADF Conference

Topics in 2016 included:

  • The impact of bisphenol A (BPA) on proposition 65 for aerosol can coatings
  • Digital printing of aerosol cans
  • The hybrid printed bottle – high-speed dry offset and digital printing decoration for metal-bottles
  • Measure of sealing
  • Innovations in aerosol metal packaging
  • CSPA: US regulatory advancements / CSPA updates
  • The role of packaging in sustainable development
  • Eco-friendly propellants - choosing the right gasket for compressed air and nitrogen
  • Aerosol innovation: next generation technologies
  • Color management concepts for the metaldeco industry

PCD Conference

Topics in 2016 included:

  • Decision making process for sustainable packaging
  • How to create brand-enhancing packaging using virtual tools
  • Responsible manufacturing and the future of fiber
  • Engage consumers with sensory materials
  • How to anticipate web and industry 4.0 evolutions to imagine and develop engaging luxury packaged products?
  • Fragrance & perfume sublimation
  • Design, mock-up, prototyping & 3D printing
  • Innovative internal coating solutions for packaging
  • Decoration as the path to personalization
  • 2025 - Bioplastics in rigid consumer packaging: applications, opportunities and challenges
  • Challenge conventional packaging for a sustainable future
  • Interactive packaging: current status of technologies

2016 Conference Program

The conference program last year received great feedback from the attendees. The ADF&PCD conference theatres both featured leading brands and industry specialists delivering presentations as well as participating in panel discussions.

See the 2016 conference program from here.