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Digital Print for Packaging Europe | Day 2

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View Day One Programme (Tuesday 3rd December)

Day Two 4 Dec

Wednesday 4 December

  1. Registration and morning refreshments

  2. Chair opening remarks

    Sean Smyth | Consultant of Smithers

  3. Market trends and developments

    Sean Smyth | Print Consultant of Smithers

Sustainability and digital printing panel

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

    Panellists featuring: Mondelēz, HP, Tetra Pak, Constantia Flexibles and Memjet

    Moderator: Sean Smyth, Print Consultant, Smithers, UK
    Panellists including:
    Xavier Melisse, PWI Supplies Category Manager WW and EMEA, HP
    Alessandro Zardini, Product Director Packaging Materials, Tetra Pak
    Alberto Kechler, eCommerce Growth Platforms Lead MEU, Mondelēz International
    Donald Allred, VP Packaging, Business Development, Memjet
    Dr. Karl Borsky, R&D New Technologies, Constantia Flexibles


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. Digital pre print /post print for corrugated – advantages and customer perspective

    Simon Goldsack | Worldwide Brand Innovation Manager of HP Inc. USA

  3. Q&A session: Pre-print vs. post print approaches, challenges 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 I Group Business Development Director of Domino Printing Sciences, UK and Iban Cid I President of Germark, Barcelona

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

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

  8. 10 minute snap shot presentations – Novel technologies

    Featuring: Bobst, Komori International, Inca Digital Printers and Hybridsoftware

    Shaping a new vision for packaging production
    Francois Martin, Senior Communication Advisor, Bobst, Germany

    New era in digital B1 packaging
    Robert Holscher, Sales Director Digital and Finishing Equipment, Komori International, The Netherlands and customer

    Concept to reality: developing a high-speed inkjet packaging printer
    Stephen Tunnicliffe-Wilson, CEO / CTO, Inca Digital Printers, UK

    Case study blue label digital printing
    Andreas Wagner, Sales and Solution Engineer, Hybridsoftware, Germany

    Q&A session 

  9. Networking lunch

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

    How are inks regulated in Europe?
    Why is current chemical risk assessment being challenged?
    What does the circular economy mean for ink manufacturers?

  2. Food safety, compliance and ink development panel

    Panellists featuring: Nestlé, Mondi, Fujifilm, Food Packaging Forum and Eastman Kodak

    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: Simon Edwards, Product Manager, 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, Head of Business Strategy, Fujifilm
    Daniel Denofsky, WW Director, OEM Partnership Development, Enterprise Inkjet Solutions Division, Eastman Kodak Company, USA

Future outlook

  1. Snap-shot outlook presentations - Pre-drupa developments, Summary and highlights of the IJC conference, Handpicked digital printing solutions from the K-Show 2019- A brief summary

    Featuring: Sean Smyth, Print Consultant, Smithers, Peter Buttiens CEO, ESMA and Steffen Orth, Consultant

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

    Summary and highlights of the IJC conference - Peter Buttiens CEO, ESMA, Belgium

    Handpicked digital printing solutions from the K-Show 2019 - A brief summary - Steffen Orth, Consultant, Switzerland


  2. Chair’s conference summary and closing remarks

  3. End of conference