22 May 2019
17.00 – Arrival and Registration at Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven
18.30 – Welcome Cocktail and Introduction to ECPA Conference
19.30 – Dinner and Networking
23 May 2019
08.00 – Registration of Delegates
08.30 – Welcome Coffee
09.00 – Introduction and Opening of ECPA Conference:
Welcome of Delegates by ECPA Chairman Ingo Meierhans
09.15 – Video Message
Dr Johannes Bergmair – General Secretary, World Packaging Organisation
Prof Pierre Pienaar – President, World Packaging Organisation
Ron Puvak – Managing Director, Contract Packaging Association, North America
09.30 – First Keynote
Dr Christian Mahr, Founder & CEO Qadcon
“Driving a Culture of Quality”
10:15 – Coffee Break and Time to Network
10.45 – Presentation by Nulogy
Josephine Coombe, Chief Marketing Officer, Nulogy Corporation
“The Evolving Role of Contract Packers: Strategically Enabling Consumer Brands to Deliver Customized Product Experiences”
11.30 – Coffee Break and Time to Network
11:45 – Second Keynote
Dr Domenique Otten-Pappas, Famos Family Office
“Succession in the Family Business”
12:30 – 13.30 LUNCH
13:30 – Third Keynote – Off-Topic
Miles Hilton-Barber, Blind Adventurer & Speaker
“A blind man’s life principles for success in our fast-changing world”
14.30 – Coffee Break and Time to Network
15:00 – Parallel Sessions
Eindhovenzaal: FullFact Solutions BV, Arno Koch
“Boost productivity without packaging line investment?”
Torenzaal: Putmans Next Level, Edwin Mulder
“Why do employees want to stay?”
15:45 – Coffee Break and Time to Network
16:00 – Fourth Keynote
Dr Robert Scholderer, Service / Governance / Cloud
“Service Level Agreements”
16:45 – ECPA Market Survey presented by Peter Nieuwkerk, former ECPA Chairman
17.00 – Closing of the day
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Market report 2018
As presented at our conference in Eindhoven we have published a new version of ECPA's market report. The 2018 Market Survey, which was conducted between September 2018 and March 2019, is ECPA’s 3rd report.
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