Share Your Expertise as a Session Developer, Presenter, Panelist or Other Subject Matter Expert
Are you a flexible packaging and extrusion professional or academic who has a case study, research paper or other timely topic that can be shared in panels, roundtables, or other sessions? Do you know of any professionals in the field interested in presenting on any of the topics below and would like to serve as a Session Developer? If so, please contact Michael Biscoglio, Program Chair, or Brittany Simms, TAPPI Division Manager, by Friday, September 17.
|Innovations in Packaging for E-commerce||Extrusion Coating Optimization & Processing|
|High Performance Coatings||Surface Treatment Advances|
|Breakthroughs in Resin Technology||New Die Designs|
|New Adhesive Material Technology||Web Handling and Equipment|
|New Materials for Blown & Cast Films||Screw Designs for Blown & Cast Films|
|Sustainable Packaging – Recycling/Biopolymers||Emerging Technologies (Digital, 3D Prototyping)|
|Advances in Equipment Development||Advances in Equipment for Extrusion Coating|
|Modeling Packaging Formation, Sealing Processes and performance||New Challenges Brought by COVID and E-commerce|
|Circular Economy and Sustainable Packaging – Positioning Flexible Packaging||Film Developments, Barrier Lamination Films
Biodegradable/Compostable (Including Advances in Metallization Technologies)
|Academic Exchange: Package Design, Process|
Not interested in being a session developer? Submitting a paper might be just right for you. Review our list of suggested topics above, or share your expertise on a topic you prefer. Abstracts are due for review by the Technical Program Committee by Friday, October 1, 2021.
Abstracts should be at least 50 words and must be submitted through the secured TAPPI Speaker Management System. Acceptances are issued by October 29, 2021. Final papers are due on or before January 7, 2022 and PowerPoint presentations are due on or before February 4, 2022.
If you need help submitting your abstract into the system please contact: Ariel Izevbizua, TAPPI Content Management Specialist, or by phone at 770-209-7220.
Click here to download a pdf of the Speaker Invite.