Flexible packaging industry specific information will highlight FPA’s 2017 Annual Meeting. It is set for the Boca Raton Club in Boca Raton, FL on March 1-3, 2017. The meeting also honors winners of the 2017 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards in a special event.

Topics and speakers include:

Preview of the State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report. Rob Tiede, Vice President Global Flexible Packaging and Packaging Services, Sonoco Flexible Packaging, delivers the “first look” at the industry’s benchmark report.

European Flexible Packaging Update. Jan Homan, Chairman, Flexible Packaging Europe and Member, Supervisory Board Constantia Flexibles, examines European developments.

Polyolefin Market Update. Nick Vafiadis, Global Business Director, Polyolefins and Plastics, IHS Chemical, will provide 2017 resin availability and pricing patterns.

Roadmap for FPA’s Advocacy Program. Alison Keane, FPA President and CEO will discuss FPA’s Advocacy Program.

Strategy for End-of-Packaging-Life Management for Flexible Packaging. Jeff Wooster, Global Sustainability Director, The Dow Chemical Company, examines the strategy to shape the direction on recyclability for flexible packaging.

Offering a wider view at how people can achieve goals, U.S. Astronaut Capt. Scott Kelly gives the presentation, The Sky is Not the Limit: Lessons From a Year in Space. He relates what he learned as he covered some 143-million-miles in space. Lessons on teamwork, leadership and perseverance are among the experiences he relates.

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