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IPPO Forum

IPPO Forum to present:
Packaging Perspectives: Global Trends Driving Change

The International Packaging Press Organisation has partnered with APPMA to add a global flavour to sessions in the APPEX Seminar Theatre, with experienced journalists from Europe and Australia bringing their expert insights and participating in Q&A sessions with local brand owners and industry leaders.

Kicking off on the first day of APPEX, Tuesday 12th March at 2 pm, IPPO president Lindy Hughson will convene the sessions.

Across three jam-packed hours at the APPEX Seminar Theatre, the IPPO Forum will deep-dive into the European viewpoint on packaging sustainability, the future of smart packaging, emerging packaging trends, impacts on Australian food and beverage manufacturers and much more.

To close the afternoon forum, Lindy Hughson will run a Q&A with APCO CEO Chris Foley to provide an update on the latest state of play for packaging legislation in Australia, recycling infrastructure growth, and mapping a path to a circular economy.


Meet the Journalists

Tim Sykes Packaging Europe

Tim Sykes
Packaging Europe

Tim Sykes of Packaging Europe, organiser of the Sustainable Packaging Summit and global packaging Sustainability Awards, will share insights on the strategic challenges facing packaging in Europe and will review key trends and opportunities in the international packaging innovation landscape.
Andrew Manly AIPIA

Andrew Manly

The future of smart packaging will be explored by Andrew Manly of AIPIA, veteran journalist and accomplished speaker on Active & Intelligent Packaging. Manly will review new technology finding lift off and highlight innovation and key themes from the recent Smart Packaging Congress in Amsterdam.
Kim Berry Editor, Food & Drink Business

Kim Berry
Editor, Food & Drink Business

How brands are stepping up on sustainable packaging will be the focus of a panel session run by Kim Berry, editor of Food & Drink Business, speaking to representatives from Bega, Arnott’s and Mars Wrigley and more about innovations new to market and plans.
Wayne Robinson Editor, Print21 

Wayne Robinson
Editor, Print21 

Wayne Robinson, editor of Print21 and associate editor of PKN, will moderate a panel discussion with industry leaders on how material suppliers and converters are enabling brands to implement sustainable choices to meet the 2025 targets and pending government mandates.

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