International Packaging Research and Innovation Forum 2017
5th Asian Packaging Network General Meeting 2017

Date: 21 – 22 September 2017
21 Sep: 8:30am – 4:30pm
22 Sep: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Venue: Grand Hall 202, Meeting Room SILK 2 & 214-215, BITEC Level 2

Organised by:
The Department of Packaging and Materials Technology (PKMT),
Faculty of Agro-Industry, Kasetsart University
Thai Packaging Association (TPA)
Thai Printing Association
Asian Packaging Network (APN)

Introduction

The International Packaging Research and Innovation Forum 2017 is devoted to advanced research showcases, latest technology and innovation from academics, as well as research institutions and industries. The forum opens the opportunity for researchers and industry experts to connect and share the latest valuable experiences related to packaging and materials as well as printing technology. The event also offers the opportunity for both food and nonfood industries to gain new ideas from internationally recognized packaging experts from difference countries.

The meeting is in conjunction with PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2017 and the 5th Asian Packaging Network (APN) general meeting. APN meeting is a recognition meeting of researchers representing packaging academic and research institutions in packaging and materials technology area from Asian countries to share and collaborate on their packaging research experiences. The combine of all events will be advantages for all attendees who can elaborate from both new knowledges and experiences derived for business competitive advantages and for future research works.

Programme

Please note that the programme is subject to change, and will be updated continuously up to the forum.

Thursday, September 21, 2017
International Packaging Research and Innovation Forum 2017
Note: Tea / Coffee breaks and lunch are included.
8:30am Registration
9:00am Welcoming and Opening Speech
9:30am – 12:00noon Keynote speech: Research strategy plan for packaging and printing industry toward Thailand 4.0
Keynote speech: Direction of packaging business for the next decade
Keynote speech: The industry revolution 4.0 and the future of packaging technology: Korea Perspective
Keynote speech: Roles of packaging law and regulation on the business success
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon Session

Topic: Food contact materials update (Presentation in Thai)

Understanding food contact materials regulation for a success food trade

  • Regulation applying in Thailand, USA and EU
  • Certification of compliance - By laws and trade agreement
1:30pm – 4:15pm: Afternoon Session

Topic: Packaging materials innovation (Presentation in English)
  • Recent material research and innovation for shelf life extension
  • Advance in plastic packaging for fresh produce industry
  • Functional improvement and application of biopolymers
3:00pm - 4:30pm: APN General Meeting 2017 (MR SILK 2)
Poster sessions and research show cases topics
Research presentation in posters and showcases will be on display from 21 – 22 September 2017.
Friday, September 22, 2017
Note: Tea / Coffee breaks and lunch are included.
9:00am – 12:30pm: Morning session

Topic: Smart packaging and printing technology (Presentation in Thai)
  • Active and Intelligent packaging research and innovation
  • Advance in printing technology for packaging
  • IT application for packaging innovation
  • Quality control of flexible packaging for food industry
9:00am – 12:30pm: Morning session

Topic: Recent packaging research (Presentation in English)
  • Packaging research from Thailand
  • Packaging research from China
  • Packaging research from Korea
  • Packaging research from The Philippines
  • Packaging research from Malaysia
  • Packaging research from Indonesia
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon session

Topic: Sustainable packaging (Presentation in English)
  • Packaging management for supply chain sustainability
  • Recent recycling technology challenges for packaging materials
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon session

Topic: Packaging development and design (Presentation in Thai)
  • Global packaging design trends
  • Packaging design for modern trade and e-commerce
  • Pharmaceutical and medical; device packaging: Materials, challenges and future innovation
Poster sessions and research show cases topics
Research presentation in posters and showcases will be on display from 21 – 22 September 2017.
6:30pm – 9:00pm: Welcome dinner (APN members, international representatives, and invited guests)
Hosted by: Thailand Printing Federation and Thai Packaging Association (TPA)

Who Should Attend

The seminar is opened to public. Packaging Engineers or person involved in any aspect of the packaging systems such as packaging suppliers, users of packaging, educational experts or researchers should attend the seminar. Management levels such as CEO or packaging development managers can also usefully employ technical knowledge to build their packaging competitive advantages of the companies. Any personnel in the R&D, testing, fabrication and manufacturing of foods and drinks as well as pharmaceutical, or consumer products can benefit from this unique seminar.

Registration Fee

Applicant Categories Registration Fee
Thai Students 1,500 Baht/day
2,000 Baht/2 days
International Students US$ 50/day
US$ 100/2 days
(welcome dinner included)
Government Officers (Thailand) 2,500 Baht/day
4,000 Baht/2 days
Other Participants (Thailand) 3,000 Baht/day
5,000 Baht/2 days
International Participants US$ 150/day
US$ 250/2 days
(welcome dinner included)

Contact information

Assoc. Prof. Tunyarut Jinkarn, Ph.D
The Department of Packaging and Materials Technology (PKMT)
Faculty of Agro-Industy , Kasetsart University
50 Ngamwongwan Rd., Lat Yao Subdistrict,
Jatujak District, Bangkok 10900 THAILAND
Phone: +66819051402
Fax: +6625625046
Email: fagitvp@ku.ac.th

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