About the European Co Packing event of 2019
16 December 2018

22 May 2019

17.00 – Arrival and Registration at Inntel Hotels Art Eindhoven

18.30 – Welcome Cocktail and Introduction to ECPA Conference

19.30 – Dinner and Networking

23 May 2019

08.00 – Registration of Delegates
08.30 – Welcome Coffee

09.00 – Introduction and Opening of ECPA Conference:
Welcome of Delegates by ECPA Chairman Ingo Meierhans

09.15 – Video Message
Dr Johannes Bergmair – General Secretary, World Packaging Organisation
Prof Pierre Pienaar – President, World Packaging Organisation
Ron Puvak – Managing Director, Contract Packaging Association, North America

09.30 – First Keynote

Dr Christian Mahr, Founder & CEO Qadcon
“Driving a Culture of Quality”

10:15 – Coffee Break and Time to Network

10.45 – Presentation by Nulogy

Josephine Coombe, Chief Marketing Officer, Nulogy Corporation
“The Evolving Role of Contract Packers: Strategically Enabling Consumer Brands to Deliver Customized Product Experiences”

11.30 – Coffee Break and Time to Network

11:45 – Second Keynote

Dr Domenique Otten-Pappas, Famos Family Office
“Succession in the Family Business”

12:30 – 13.30 LUNCH


13:30 – Third Keynote – Off-Topic

Miles Hilton-Barber, Blind Adventurer & Speaker
“A blind man’s life principles for success in our fast-changing world”

14.30 – Coffee Break and Time to Network

15:00 – Parallel Sessions

Eindhovenzaal: FullFact Solutions BV, Arno Koch
“Boost productivity without packaging line investment?”


Torenzaal: Putmans Next Level, Edwin Mulder
“Why do employees want to stay?”

15:45 – Coffee Break and Time to Network

16:00 – Fourth Keynote

Dr Robert Scholderer, Service / Governance / Cloud
“Service Level Agreements”

16:45 – ECPA Market Survey presented by Peter Nieuwkerk, former ECPA Chairman

17.00 – Closing of the day


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