TAPPI's 2008 PLACE Conference Opens Registration

NORCROSS, GA| The 2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference (Polymers, Laminations, Adhesives, Coatings and Extrusions) will be held September 14-17, 2008, in Portsmouth, VA, showcasing innovations in materials, equipment, and processes in the flexible packaging and converting industry.

Attendees can learn about the latest developments in Food Safety and Regulatory issues; hear technical presentations on new packaging requirements and designs, such as Active and Smart Packaging; and join in a discussion with brand owners and converters on how they have collaborated to offer award-winning consumer packaging.

The event will also include a “New Technology Showcase,” table-top displays of the latest products and services available to the market, a “Sustainability Workshop” offering an interactive, participatory learning experience, more than 40 technical sessions on a variety of topics, including regulatory issues, product security and safety; and peer-to-peer networking among engineers, managers, specialists, suppliers, endusers and consultants from the flexible packaging and converting industry.

Expert speakers will lead sessions that address market-oriented topics of interest in flexible packaging and converting. Keynote presentation speakers are Drew Gilchrist, VP of Sales, Vanguard Packaging & Display, and A.J. “Tony” Burns, associate director, The Procter & Gamble Co. Visit www.tappi.org/08place, or call TAPPI's Member Connection Ctr. at 770-446-1400, or 800/332-8686 in the U.S., and 800/446-9431 in Canada.


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