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FlexPackCon 2021

October 17 - October 21

Call for Papers

The SPE Flexible Packaging Division (flexpackdiv.4spe.org) invites speakers to it’s annual FlexPackCon.  The in-person event will be colocated with the Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL.org) in Orlando, FL, October 17-21, 2021, in conjunction with the International Converting Exhibition (ICE:  convertingshow.com).

The event typically draws about 400 attendees across the full supply chain from resin producers to brand owners.  However, the ICE colocation is anticipated to expand participation.

In particular, the organizers are soliciting presentations focused on

Packaging Circularity

End of Life considerations (recyclability, sortation, carbon footprint, LCA)

Packaging Sustainability

PCR incorporation, bio-based and bio-degradable packaging

New Processing and Converting Technologies

At-scale implementation of new concepts

Special challenges

Recyclable barrier packaging

Marine debris and micro-plastics

Packaging Drivers

Regulatory and Societal motivations

Please submit abstracts or presentation information by July 30, 2021 for consideration for this program.  Accepted papers and presentations are due to the conference committee by September 15, 2021 and will be published with the event proceedings along with the presentation recordings.


October 17
October 21


Orange County Convention Center
9400 Universal Blvd
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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SPE Flexible Packaging Division & AIMCAL