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

Dates: 21 – 22 September 2017

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 speaker: Research strategy plan for packaging and printing industry toward Thailand 4.0
Keynote speaker: Direction of packaging business for the next decade
Keynote speaker: Packaging roles for consumer’s well-being
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon Session (Room 1)

Topic: Food contact materials update (Presentation in Thai)

Understanding food contact materials regulation for a success food trade by Assoc. Prof. Ngamtip Poovarodom, Department of Packaging and Materials Technology Kasetsart University

  • Regulation applying in Thailand, USA and EU
  • Certification of compliance - By laws and trade agreement
1:30pm – 4:15pm: Afternoon Session (Room 2)

Topic: Packaging materials innovation (Presentation in English)
  • Recent material research and innovation for shelf life extension
  • Advance in plastic packaging for fruit and vegetable
  • Functional improvement and application of biopolymers
3:00pm - 4:30pm: APN General Meeting 2017
Poster sessions and research show cases topics: To be Announced
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 – 12:00noon: Morning session (Room 1)

Topic: Smart packaging and printing technology (Presentation in Thai)
  • Active and Intelligent packaging Research and Innovation by Assoc. Prof. Panuwat Supakul, Department of Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University
  • Advance in printing technology for packaging
  • IT application for packaging innovation
9:00am – 12:00noon: Morning session (Room 2)

Topic: Recent packaging research (Presentation in English)
  • Packaging research from Thailand by Asst. Prof. Amporn Sane, Department of Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University
  • Packaging research from China
  • Packaging research from Korea
  • Packaging research from The Philippines
  • Packaging research from Indonesia
1:30pm – 3:30pm: Afternoon session (Room 1)

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 (Room 2)

Topic: Packaging development and design (Presentation in Thai)
  • Packaging design trends
  • Packaging design for modern trade and ecommerce
Poster sessions and research show cases topics: To be Announced
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)

Note: Fee includes coffee break and lunch.

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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