Conference Schedule

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Conference Schedule

Designed to help visitors plan for the future while picking up valuable insight from real-life case studies, our speaker line-up will include some of the foremost experts in their field. You will have the exclusive opportunity to meet, interact and exchange ideas with the speakers. This is your perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your industry peers and learn from the best of the industry.

 Wednesday 27th March

 

 10:30am - 11:20am

 

Industrial Packaging State of the Nation

 

Kyle Stavig
CEO of Myers Container LLC, General Steel Drum LLC, Container Management Services LLC, North Coast Container LLC and Chairman of IPANA & ICDM

 

11:30am - 12:20pm

 

Steel Drums 101 - Technical Edition

 

Chris Lind
Vice Chair and Treasurer of IPANA and Chairman of RIBCA

 

 12:20pm - 1:30pm

 

LUNCH

 

1:30pm - 2:20pm

 

State of The Nation

 

Paul Rankin
President of RIPA

 

2:30pm - 3:20pm

 

Composites IBCs 101 - Technical Edition

 

 

Rigid IBCs 101 - Technical Edition

 

Chris Lind
Vice Chair and Treasurer of IPANA and Chairman of RIBCA

Herb Spann
Vice Engineering Manager of Snyder Industries, Inc and RIBCA member

 

3:30pm - 4:20pm

 

Modular Returnable Packaging with Nissan

 

Blake Oakley
General Manager, Morrison In
dustries

Phil Carver
Senior Packaging Engineer, Nissan

 

 5pm onwards

 

INDUSTRIAL PACK AWARDS

Thursday 28th March

 

10:30am - 11:20am

 

Maintaining Professional Relevancy amid Our Changing Environment

 

Janice Loppe
President of United Packaging Association (UPA)

Ismael Santiago
Chair of United Packaging Association (UPA)

 

11:30am - 12:20pm

 

Management of Emergency Incidents and How Containers Fail

 

J. Aaron Montgomery
President of OURAY Environmental Services, LLC

 

12:30pm - 1:20pm

 

Plastic Drums 101 - Technical Edition

 

Chris Lind
Vice Chair and Treasurer of IPANA and Chairman of RIBCA

 

1:30pm - 2:20pm

 

Augmented Reality & Innovative Marketing:  Digitally Enhanced Packaging & Operations.

 

Chris Surovick
Director of Digital Strategy, OneMagnify

Ken Suwala
Account Director, OneMagnify

Lourenco Lehrfeld
Director of Business Developement, Dream Syndicate – Philadelphia

Ben Carter
Executive Producer, Dream Syndicate – Philadelphia

 

2:30pm - 3:20pm

 

Polyethylene Manufacturing and Properties

 

Paul Griffin
Technical Lead for Large Part Blowmolding in North America at LyondellBasell and RIBCA member