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APPEX 2024 Program

Discover what's on daily with the APPEX 2024 Program. To find sessions and activations matching your interests, filter the programme by selecting one of the topics below. Please note: programme sessions are subject to change and more programme announcements will be made in the lead-up to APPEX 2024. Please note the program is subject to change.

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10:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    With increasing pressure on planetary resources and the improving supply of sustainable energy, this showcase takes an overview of the key questions manufacturers should ask and gain insights into the ...
10:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
  2. ecoporium by Ball & Doggett Live Experience Stand B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
10:45
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
11:00
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
11:15
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    With the Environment Ministers Meeting proposing regulated packaging design standards and packaging targets to reduce packaging usage and wastage, the focus on sustainable packaging in food manufactur ...
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
11:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
12:30
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    Everyone in manufacturing uses and makes inventory, but not all inventory is created equal, or is equally useful. Changing the way inventory is managed can improve the bottom line, reduce waste, simpl ...
13:30
  1. ecoporium by Ball&Doggett Live - B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
13:45
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    40 mins
    • IPPO Forum
    Tim Sykes, Brand Director Packaging Europe in Q&A with Lindy Hughson, IPPO President and Managing Editor, PKN Packaging News Tim Sykes of Packaging Europe, organiser of the Sustainable Packaging Summi ...
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:15
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:40
  1. Seminar Theatre
    40 mins
    • IPPO Forum
    The future of smart packaging will be explored by Andrew Manly of AIPIA, a veteran journalist and accomplished speaker on Active & Intelligent Packaging. Manly will review new technology finding lift ...
15:00
  1. La Cantina
    120 mins
    • Networking
    Step into La Catina Networking Hub from 3:00 pm and enjoy live music from Guitarist, Damien Thomas. Sponsored by Siemens, La Cantina will be serving up a Spanish feast throughout each day and deliciou ...
  2. La Patisserie
    120 mins
    • Networking
    More details will be announced soon.
15:20
  1. Seminar Theatre
    40 mins
    • IPPO Forum
    Join this panel discussion with moderator, Kim Berry, editor at Food & Drink Business, alongside representatives from Bega, Arnott’s, Mars Wrigley, and Mondelez who will share case studies and insight ...
16:30
  1. Seminar Theatre
    30 mins
    • IPPO Forum
    To close the forum, Lindy Hughson sit down with Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation's (APCO) CEO, Chris Foley to provide an update on the latest state of play for packaging legislation in Austr ...
08:30
  1. 150 mins
    • Women in Processing & Packaging
    The inaugural APPEX Women in Processing & Packaging event is a morning event led by Louise Weine CEO of NAWO who will deliver the keynote: Achieving gender balance in packaging & processing: Systemic ...
10:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    765 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Leaders from three of the meat industry's peak bodies will join a panel discussion including barriers, needs, opportunities and trends. Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.  
10:30
  1. ecoporium by Ball&Doggett Live - B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
10:45
  1. Seminar Theatre
    35 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Focus areas, opportunities to get involved, plus updates on key projects on advanced manufacturing and people & culture. Speakers: Edwina Toohey, Stuart Shaw and Amanda Carter from AMPC Learn more on ...
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
11:00
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
11:15
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.    
11:20
  1. Seminar Theatre
    40 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Industry panel looking at the biggest interest areas and exciting ideas in the meat industry. Panelists: To be announced soon Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.
11:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
12:45
  1. Seminar Theatre
    20 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Join the Innovation Team from Meat & Livestock Australia (MLA) to discuss the future of product packaging trends and objective measurement tools Speakers: Innovation Team from MLA Learn more on Meat I ...
13:05
  1. Seminar Theatre
    15 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.
13:20
  1. Seminar Theatre
    20 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    How embedded innovation leads are working with processors. Speakers: Jemma Harper, Lauren Smith, Rebecca Bennett and David Carew from AMPC Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.
13:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
  2. ecoporium by Ball&Doggett Live - B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
13:40
  1. Seminar Theatre
    20 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Updates on key projects in markets & integrity and sustainability. Speakers: Ann McDonald and Matthew Deegan - Program Managers from AMPC Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.
13:45
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    60 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    Packaging progress, gaps and opportunities for meat processors and commercial partners. Panelists: To be announced soon Learn more on Meat Industry Day here.
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
14:15
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
15:00
  1. La Cantina
    120 mins
    • Networking
    Step into La Catina Networking Hub from 3:00 pm and enjoy live music from Guitarist, Damien Thomas. Sponsored by Siemens, La Cantina will be serving up a Spanish feast throughout each day and deliciou ...
  2. La Patisserie
    120 mins
    • Networking
    More details will be announced soon.
16:00
  1. La Cantina
    90 mins
    • Meat Industry Day
    To wrap up the APPEX 2024 Meat Industry Day join us at SIEMENS La Catina from 4:00 pm to network and connect with individuals from all parts of the industry.
18:00
  1. Ballroom
    300 mins
    • Networking
    The APPMA Awards of Excellence is the national awards program for the Australian packaging and processing industry, recognising excellence, innovation, leadership and best practice. Enjoy a 3-course d ...
10:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    Not everything that matters can be measured. Not everything that we can measure matters (V. F Ridgeway 1956) but not measuring anything is disaster for effective management of manufacturing. With the ...
10:30
  1. ecoporium by Ball&Doggett Live - B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
10:45
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
11:00
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
11:15
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    With the advent of mobile phone computing power and the cameras they come with, consumers can interact with the world in new ways. While packaing protects it's also a great vehicle for direct consumer ...
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
11:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
12:30
  1. Seminar Theatre
    45 mins
    • Food Industry Solutions Series
    Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a live and emerging capability able to benefit food manufacturers. AI can assist with improved operations efficiency, better production planning and whole of supply chain management. This session showcases some future opportunities for manufacturers already on the digital transformation journey.
     
13:30
  1. ecoporium by Ball&Doggett Live - B020
    30 mins
    • ecoporium
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
13:45
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.
14:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    60 mins
    • Robotics Australia
    More details will be announced soon.
  2. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:15
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
14:30
  1. Matthews Stand - C045
    15 mins
    • Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub
    Find out more on the Matthews’ Retailer Engagement Hub here. View the full Matthews' Retailer Hub Program.  
15:00
  1. La Cantina
    120 mins
    • Networking
    Step into La Catina Networking Hub from 3:00 pm and enjoy live music from Guitarist, Damien Thomas. Sponsored by Siemens, La Cantina will be serving up a Spanish feast throughout each day and deliciou ...
  2. La Patisserie
    120 mins
    • Networking
    More details will be announced soon.
10:00
  1. Seminar Theatre
    420 mins
    • Education Day
    Education Day is a morning program designed to give engineering students an overview of the career opportunities in this sector. Held on Friday 15th March, Education Day will start with some short tal ...

 

“As a supplier of both packaging and processing equipment, these are great changes that will bring the whole machinery sector in Australia together. We are looking forward to APPEX 2024”   Andrew Hutchison, Managing Director
MULTIVAC Australia

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