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The Future of Food Packaging Webinar

05 Nov 2020

Online - Webinar

Thursday, 5 November 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am

Invest Northern Ireland, CAFRE and DAERA will be hosting “The Future Of Food Packaging” webinar as a follow on to the event held in Loughry Campus in Oct 2019.

The webinar aims to aid packaging and food manufacturers in preparing for changing customer, consumer and legal demands.

On the day a selection of industry experts will:

  • Consider the direction that legislation including the Plastics Tax will drive company decisions
  • Myth bust recyclable, biodegradable and compostable
  • Assist strategic planning for companies
  • Present real world case studies to demonstrate how companies are adapting to changes

In order to find out more about these developments and how you as a business can identify opportunities, you can participate by registering at the link below.

Register for the webinar»


10:00   Welcome & Introduction
            Chair – Tim Walker – Acting Chief Executive, arc21
10:05   Helping consumers to recycle better, more often
            Margaret Bates – Executive Director, OPRL
10:25   Plastics Tax
            Philip McMurray – Head of Waste Recycling & EU Funding, DAERA
10:45   Food packaging, Knowledge Transfer Network case study
            Joanna Calixto – MD & Ian Edwards – Design Manager, MSO Cleland
11:05   How CAFRE can help
            Ronald Gardner – Senior Packaging Technologist, CAFRE
11:25   Q&A
11:30   Close

This event is brought to you by Invest NI.