Digital Print for Packaging Europe | Day 2

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Day Two 4 Dec

Wednesday 4 December

  1. Registration and morning refreshments

  2. Chairman’s opening remarks

    Sean Smyth | Consultant of Smithers

Market overview

  1. Market trends and developments

    Sean Smyth | Consultant of Smithers

Sustainability and digital printing panel

  1. Panel: Sustainable future for digital printing and packaging?

    Panellists featuring: Mondelēz, Unilever, HP, Constantia Flexibles and more to be announced

    Panellists including:

    Dr. Karl Borsky, R&D New Technologies, Constantia Flexibles
    Luis Christophe, Marketing Manager for Corrugated Packaging, HP
    Alberto Kechler, eCommerce Growth Platforms Lead MEU, Mondelēz International

    More panellists to be announced...

Production trends in corrugated and cartons, flexible packaging and labels – case studies

  1. The digital ‘Sweet Spot’ in corrugated packaging

    Ole Isaksen | Sales and Marketing Director of Smurfit Kappa, Denmark

    The strategic digital business system
    When to choose what technology
    How to avoid the ‘commodity trap’

  2. Redefining packaging for a changing world - digital pre-print on corrugated displays and packaging

    Speaker to be confirmed

  3. Q&A session: Pre-print vs. post print approaches and advantages

  4. Industrial printing at its best

    Daniele Plazzi I R&D Director of SANDRA Spa, Italy and Dennis Van Ijzerloo I Sales Manager of Barberán, Spain

  5. Networking refreshments break

  6. How the digital inkjet labels business has changed from where we expected and where we see its future

    Lee Metters | Group Business Development Director of Domino Printing Sciences, UK

    What we thought the market drivers for digital were in 2008 when we started?
    What customers want now and how the technology delivers value for them?
    What we expect will be the drivers in the future?

  7. A converters perspective – case study

    Speaker to be confirmed, Wipak Group

  8. Scaling digital corrugated from local to global – and back again

    Henrik Jensen | CEO/Board Member of Christiansen Print GmbH/Digital Pack, Germany

  9. New era in digital B1 packaging

    Robert Holscher | Sales Director Digital & Finishing Equipment of Komori International, The Netherlands

  10. Networking lunch

  11. Shaping a new vision for packaging production

    Francois Martin | Senior Communication Advisor of Bobst Group, Switzerland

Food safety, compliance and ink development panel

  1. Hazardous chemicals in food packaging: Opportunities and challenges for ink manufacturers

    Dr. Jane Muncke | Managing Director of Food Packaging Forum Foundation, Switzerland

  2. Food safety, compliance and ink development panel

    Panellists featuring: Nestlé, Mondi, Fujifilm, Food Packaging Forum and more to be announced

    Food contact for digitally printed liners " - Direct food contact – how paper could help to reduce migrations?
    Access of digital print to new customised packaging applications?
    What are the trends towards UV vs Water based ink? Is UV a solution for the future or not?
    Food safety and compliance

    Moderator: Debbie Thorp, Business Development Director, Global Inkjet Systems Ltd., UK
    Panellists including:
    Alvise Cavallari, Head of Corporate Digital Printing Programme, Nestlé
    Vasily Leonov, Business Development & Innovation Manager – Stream Lead Uncoated Fine Paper Mondi Group
    Dr. Jane Muncke, Managing Director and Chief Scientific Officer, Food Packaging Forum
    Jon Harper-Smith, Marketing Manager, Fujifilm

Future outlook

  1. Snap-shot outlook panel

    Ten-minute snapshot presentations followed by Q&A session

    Pre-drupa developments
    Sean Smyth, Print Consultant, Smithers Pira, UK

    The next revolution in disruptive printing: photonic printing
    Speaker to be confirmed 

    Summary of the IJC
    Peter Buttiens CEO, ESMA, Belgium


  2. Chair’s conference summary and closing remarks

  3. End of conference