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    Intro to Accessible Packaging Design

    Oceania, Australia, General Business Services, Educational, Training Services

    Ease of Use design should be an integral part of your packaging. This new, half-day training course, presented by Pierre Pienaar, MSc, FAIP, CPP, which has been developed in conjunction with Arthritis Australia and Georgia Tech Research Institute, USA, will improve your understanding of Accessible Design guidelines that are available as tools here and overseas, that can help you to design successful Ease of Use packaging and more.


    This new, half-day training course will allow attendees to become aware of the required design requirements and understanding the Ease of Use packaging design tools which including examples from around the world. It will also provide information on changing household demographics, meal preparation requirements and case studies from users. Attendees will learn measuring techniques, injuries caused by packaging and current consumer satisfaction levels with packaging accessibility.

    The course offers an activities based approach, hands-on team exercises letting participants understand the constraints on current packaging designs for people with disabilities, arthritis sufferers, children and the ageing population. This will include simulation gloves that have been developed by Georgia Tech Research University in the US and reading glasses from a UK researcher. Attendees are sure to leave the course with a different approach to design, an approach that includes all sectors of our community.

    Date: April 14, 2016

    Location: Oatlands Golf Course Club House, Oatlands, NSW

    Times: 10:00am to 3:30pm


    $350.00 AIP Members
    $450.00 Non-Members

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