Wednesday, 30 October 2019
8:30 am to 6:00 pm

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Presented by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development in partnership with the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology (AIFST) and the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP). This forum will bring you up to speed with the latest in packaging design to impact sustainability, food safety and shelf life extension.
The Forum will include an expo showcasing local packaging suppliers and an opportunity to bring your own packaging and book a brief 1:1 consultation session with a packaging expert. 
Consultation places are limited and bookings are essential. Please email to register your interest. Allocations will be made on a first come first serve basis.
Secure your place and attend presentations on:
- Packaging for category and channel
- Global packaging trends 
- Packaging design and consumer insights 
- Sustainable packaging, incl. food waste and packaging design criteria; understanding the full life cycle of packaging: non-renewable resources, plant-based bioplastics, compostable and recycled alternatives; sustainable packaging design
- Food safety and shelf life extension, incl. shelf life and design elements; current technologies for shelf life extension; selecting the right label to suit the package
- Innovative packaging case studies.
The full-day program will include:
- Presentations

- An expo showcasing local packaging suppliers 

- An opportunity to bring your own packaging and book a brief one-on-one consultation session with a packaging expert. Places are limited and bookings essential. Please email to secure your place.

- A food and beverage industry networking event.
Full Program:
8.30 am - 9.00 am
9.00 am 
9.10 am
Keynote Address - Packaging segmentation and its role in category and channel
John Day, Shopability 
9.45 am
Workshop 1: Packaging and Sustainability
Ralph Moyle, Australian Institute of Packaging
10.45 am - 11.30 am
Morning Tea and Expo (sponsored by AIFST)
11.15 am
Workshop 1: Packaging and Sustainability (cont.)
12.15 pm - 1.15 pm
Lunch and Expo Discovery 
1.15 pm 
Workshop 2: Food Safety and Packaging 
Ralph Royle, Australian Institute of Packaging
2.45 pm - 3.00 pm 
Afternoon Break 
3.00 pm 
Workshop 2: Food Safety and Packaging (Cont.) and Q&A
3.40 pm 
Case Studies: Personal Packaging Journeys 
Sue Daubney, Bannister Downs Dairy
Jim Trandos, Trandos Farms
4.10 pm 
Packaging and Label Design - Consumer Perspectives 
Min Teah, Curtin University, School of Marketing 
4.45 pm 
Food and Beverage Industry Networking Event 
(supported by Buy West Eat Best)
6.00 pm 
* Program subject to change.


AIFST, AIP & BWEB Members: $50.00
Non-Members: $75.00