The leading event for the flexible packaging industry, FlexPackCon® 2023, presented by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) Flexible Packaging Division, is set to take place at the Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel in Montreal, CA, from October 10 -12, 2023. The conference promises to bring together professionals from all facets of the flexible packaging supply chain, from materials and equipment suppliers to processors, converters, packagers, and brand owners.
With the flexible packaging market experiencing double-digit growth, FlexPackCon® 2023 is the ideal platform for engineers, researchers, marketers, and other industry experts to stay abreast of the latest developments, trends, challenges, and opportunities in this dynamic field.
The conference boasts a comprehensive multi-track program, offering participants a diverse array of cutting-edge topics in flexible packaging technology. On October 10, attendees can delve into tutorial sessions focused on Life Cycle Assessment studies, the Circular Economy, and Conversion. Subsequent days, October 11 and October 12, feature concurrent sessions with distinguished speakers addressing key themes such as:
- Recycling and Regulatory Issues
- Bio-Plastics and Composites
- Barrier via Additives and Coatings
- Film Structure Design
- And more!
FlexPackCon® 2023 has gathered an impressive lineup of keynote speakers who will tackle a wide range of issues impacting the flexible packaging industry. The speakers will address pressing topics, including single-use plastic, historical data, recyclable flexible packaging, compostable films, the future of flexible packaging, and life cycle assessment in bioplastics.
Beyond the program, FlexPackCon® 2023 offers an array of networking events, providing attendees with the chance to forge meaningful connections within the flexible packaging community.
Some of the highlight networking events include:
Welcome Cocktail Reception: Join the SPE Quebec Section on Tuesday at 5:30 PM for a delightful evening of mingling with old friends and making new ones. The event will also showcase Student Posters and Exhibitors.
SPE FlexPackCon® Reception at Le Balcon: On Wednesday at 6:00 PM, attendees can gather at the renowned Le Balcon, known for its intimate yet festive setting. The evening promises a unique dinner-show format, combining exceptional cuisine with top-notch performances. The reception is proudly sponsored by Nova Chemicals.
Registration for FlexPackCon® 2023 is now open! Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to immerse yourself in the latest trends and innovations in the flexible packaging industry while connecting with fellow professionals and industry leaders. For more information and to register, please visit www.4spe.org/FlexPackCon.
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About the SPE Flexible Packaging Division
The SPE Flexible Packaging Division has over 350 members from around the world representing many of the world’s leading companies at all levels in the value chain, from brand owners to processors/converters, resin manufacturers, machinery builders, research institutions, and service providers. Website: https://flexpackdiv.4spe.org/