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Focal Point 2014

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge is a one-day conference targeting the latest challenges and solutions in packaging and converting across the value chain. Hear industry experts discuss sustainable sourcing of feedstocks, developments in specialty packaging materials, and end-of-life management challenges and choices. Network with your peers throughout the day. Tour the new pilot coating and laminating line at UW-Stevens Point, recently installed for research, product development and education.

Confirmed speakers are:
•Nicole Bookhout, National Account Executive, Placon
•Robyn Buma, Global Procurement Director, Paper, Avery Dennison Materials Group
•Craig Culver, Co-founder and CEO, Culver's
•Daniel Daggett, Director, Product Stewardship and Sustainability, Sealed Air Corporation
•Tim Haggerty, Plant Director - LeHigh Valley, PA, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
•James Kahn, Commercial Manager, Braskem
•Ian Lifshitz, North American Director of Sustainability & Stakeholder Relations at Asia Pulp and Paper Group
•Megan Moore, New Product Development Sales Manager, Placon
•Michele Riggs, Biodegradable Technical Specialist/Environmental Technician, Cedar Grove Compost, Inc.
•Pankaj Singh, Deputy Sales Director North America, Asia Pulp and Paper Group
•Shawn Stevens, Attorney/Equity Partner at Gass Weber Mullins
 

Click here to register online Register by September 19 for $180, saving $70 off full conference registration price.

Learn more about this great-value conference: http://www.uwsp.edu/wist/Pages/focal-point/default.aspx

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Sealed Air, Food Safety and Sustainability
The right packaging can make a big difference in sustainability gains by extending shelf life of perishable food. Sealed Air works to innovate in fresh food packaging, and Daniel Daggett, director of product stewardship and sustainability for the company, will discuss aspects of food safety and packaging at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge.  You can hear from Dan and 10...
Sep 25, 2014 11:10 AM ET
A Focal Point Interview with Attorney Shawn Stevens
Shawn K. Stevens, one of the few attorneys in the U.S. whose entire practice is in representing the food industry, will bring his expertise to the packaging conference Focal Point 2014 on October 14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Register now and save $70.  Stevens will present "Where Food Packaging and FDA Regulation and Enforcement Collide: How to Package Your Risk on the New Food...
Sep 17, 2014 10:20 AM ET
Cedar Grove's Michele Riggs Talks Compostability
Composting is a potential end-of-product-life solution for packaging, one that is gaining more attention with development of new materials to meet consumer and regulatory demand. Cedar Grove in Washington state has been a pioneer in diverting materials from landfills through composting. Michele Riggs, Biodegradable Technical Specialist with Cedar Grove, will describe the company's program...
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Attorney to Address Food Packaging Regulations at Focal Point 2014
September 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Shawn K. Stevens, one of the few attorneys in the U.S. whose entire practice is in representing the food industry, will bring his expertise to the packaging conference Focal Point 2014 on October 14 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Stevens will present “Where Food Packaging and FDA Regulation and Enforcement Collide: How to Package Your Risk on the New Food...
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Program Schedule Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge
September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ - A keynote presentation by Craig Culver, co-founder and CEO of Culver's, and a panel conversation on responsible paper sourcing will open the day at Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge. "We're really pleased to offer a lineup that through the day takes one across the value chain, from sustainable sourcing to end-of-life product solutions...
Sep 5, 2014 10:00 AM ET

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