Scion's Biannual Packaging Convention & NZCFPN Workshop

Start Date
Aug 22, 2018
End Date
Aug 23, 2018
2 days
Scion's Biannual Packaging Convention was held at Scion, Rotorua
on 22 and 23 August 2018

The first day covered global trends around packaging with a range of presentations and guest speakers including two speakers from VTT in Finland. There was also a tour of Scion’s specialist equipment.

The second day comprised of a workshop sponsored by the NZ China Food Protection Network and included presentation from three visiting Chinese professors.

Presentations from the convention are available to download:

A food contact compliance platform - Eva Gaugler

Active and intellegent packaging Enhancing and monitoring quality  - Keith Sharrock

Advanced material characterisation - Marc Gaugler

Bionanotechnology for active packaging - Craig Billington

Combining design and engineering thinking to develop creative packaging solutions - Eli Gray-Stuart

Consumer perceptions of smart packaging technologies - Miranda Mirosa

Corrugated box performance in chilled supply chains - Kelly Wade

Disruptive packaging trends - Lou Sherman

IoT system for cross-border food - Junyu Wang

Making the Internet of Everything environmentally sustainable and printable - Donald Lupo

Paperboard packaging advancement in China -  Hongbin Liu

Printed and hybrid manufacturing for intelligent packaging applications - Maria Smolander

The status of biodegradable plastic in China - Yunxuan Weng

UoA packaging capabilities  - Paul Kilmartin, Siew-Young Quek, Fan Zhu