TAPPI European PLACE Conference Offers Valuable Educational and Networking Opportunities

There’s still time to register and learn about the latest flexible packaging and converting innovations alongside your industry colleagues in Bratislava, Slovakia this October

(ATLANTA) September 26, 2022– TAPPI’s European PLACE Conference has a long tradition of bringing the European flexible packaging and converting industry together in remarkable settings to discuss the latest innovations and developments. The trend will continue at the18th Biennial European PLACE Conference, 10-12 October 2022 in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Head to the banks of the Danube for an opportunity to hear from academicians and subject matter experts as they share the latest innovations, research and technology transforming the flexible packaging and converting industry.

This year’s conference program focuses on industry-shaping topics like recycling and sustainability; barriers; circulatory issues; extrusion coating; and paper and film-based solutions. There’s even a special Advanced Coatings Exchange session that showcases research from VTT, Rise AB and Aquapak. Start planning your conference agenda.

You also won’t want to miss the keynote address, ‘The Importance of Food-Grade Recyclates for the Circular Plastics Economy’ by Horst-Christian Langowski, Ph.D.,Professor Emeritus, Technical University of Munich. Dr. Langowski is widely respected for his research and vast knowledge in the areas of food packaging and processing. As global awareness increases on the future of both consumables and packaging, Dr. Langowski will share his insight and experience that will both inform and inspire you. European PLACE is theplace to be this October to improve your knowledge in the areas of polymers, laminates, adhesives, coatings and extrusion. There’s still time to register, but don’t delay! The next TAPPI European PLACE won’t take place until 2025.


TAPPI’s International Flexible Packaging & Extrusion Division (IFPED) continuously strives to provide highly valued education, innovations and technical advancements to the Flexible Films and Laminates industry. IFPED provides forums for presentation and discussion of relevant and leading-edge topics, in addition to networking opportunities and mentoring programs, to ensure best practices and technology transfer across our industry’s entire supply chain. Learn more on theDivision’s website.

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