Be a Part of the 2018 Premier Flexible Packaging Conference

Be a Part of the 2018 Premier Flexible Packaging Conference

The 2018 TAPPI International Flexible Packaging and Extrusion Division Technical Program Team is actively seeking technical presentations, panels, tutorials, roundtables, case studies, and papers from the packaging and academic community to be presented at the Division Conference, April 22-25, 2018 at the Omni Hotel in Charlotte, North Carolina USA. Due to major storms which impacted large areas of the U.S, the deadline has been extended to Friday, October 13, 2017.   
The theme for the Conference this year is Setting the Pace for Innovation in Flexible Packaging.  For more information or ideas on suggested session topics, visit the conference site for details.

  1. It's easy to submit an abstract (at least 50 words). For additional assistance, please contact Pat Stiede, TAPPI Content Management Specialist, pstiede@tappi.org 770-209-7214. Final papers are due on or before December 1, 2017, and PowerPoint presentations are due on or before December 11, 2017.
  2. Choose the best option for your presentation from a variety of educational formats such as technical presentations, panel, tutorials, roundtables, case studies, and papers.
  3. Get your creative juices flowing by accessing a list of great ideas for abstracts or session topics.
  4. Enjoy the prestige of being a subject matter expert in the Flexible Packaging industry.
  5. Use that expert status to greatly expand your network of contacts while at the Conference.
  6. Educate your fellow conference attendees by sharing your organization's observations of industry trends and key findings.
  7. Easy access from the conveniently located Charlotte Douglas International Airport, serviced by numerous airlines with non-stop flights.
  8. Enjoy the opportunity to visit the vibrant city of Charlotte and its 101 Fun Things to Do. 
  9. Experience the NASCAR Hall of Fame at the event gala.
  10. Be a part of the premier Flexible Packaging event in North America. Your next chance won't come around until 2020!

Share your technical expertise and get involved today.

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