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    2019 AIP National Technical Forum Registrations are now open

    Oceania, Australia, New Zealand, Eating, Drinking, Health, Pharmaceuticals, Consumer Durables, Shows, Associations, Media, Packaging Awards

    The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) confirms that on the 30th of April all of industry will have the opportunity to attend not one packaging educational event, but three.

    Starting the day with a Women in Packaging breakfast, followed by the biennial AIP National Technical Forum, then finishing with the gala Australasian Packaging & Innovation Design Awards dinner: this is a must-attend. The action-packed and informative educational events are a fantastic opportunity to network with a wide range of like-minded packaging professionals and learn along the way.

    2019 AIP National Technical Forum

    The main event for the 30th of April is the 2019 AIP National Technical Forum which has served the packaging industry for over two decades. The AIP National Technical Forum brings together packaging technologists, designers, sales and marketing people from all industries to better understand the technical side of packaging design.

    The 2019 AIP National Technical Forum will showcase best-practice and award-winning Save Food & Sustainable Packaging Designs, innovative on-pack communications and packaging across Food, Beverage, Pharmaceutical and Domestic Household. Speakers will be coming from all over Australasia and will include Nestle, TetraPak, McCormick, SPC, Campbell Arnott’s, LION, Delicious Food Australia, the Orangutan Alliance, BioPak, Planet Protector, ICEE Containers, Plantic Technologies, APCO, Fight Food Waste CRC, Sealed Air, Result Group, Arthritis Australia, Oji Fibre Solutions and many more.

    This educational event will allow attendees the opportunity to be inspired by what other companies are already developing in key industries and markets and will allow you to hear their challenges and learnings through the packaging design journey. Walk away with new ideas and inspiration for your next packaging project.

    Register to attend

    2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

    The annual 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards gala dinner will be held alongside the 2019 AIP National Technical Forum. The PIDA Awards are designed to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field and are the exclusive entry point for Australia and New Zealand for the WorldStar Packaging Awards. The PIDA Awards are coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) and Packaging New Zealand.

    2019 Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum

    The AIP will be once-again supporting the annual Women in Packaging Breakfast Forum entitled ‘Disruptive education – flexible learning for the future workplace’. You don’t have to be a woman to attend; everyone is welcome. The keynote speaker for the Women in Packaging Forum will be Nikki Moeschinger, Managing Director, BrandOpus. Nikki will discuss Creativity, Spirituality and Human Purpose at the Dawn of AI. Nikki’s presentation will examine the importance of creativity on the future of humanity.

    Nikki will then be followed by a panel discussion, featuring influential and inspiring women working in the food, beverage manufacturing and packaging industry. The event will not only be an ideal networking opportunity, it will also be an insightful forum demonstrating how women in our industry navigate their roles and responsibilities and make a positive contribution to the workplace.

    The keynote speaker and panellists will explore the new wave of learning opportunities that address the skills gap in line with rapidly advancing technology.

    The AIP acknowledges the following sponsors for the 30th of April events: Wellman Packaging, Auspouch, Currie Group and HP, Esko, Mosca, Qenos, Sealed Air, Capos and Closures, Omniverse Foster, EcodDex, Empauer, Arthritis Australia, Arthritis New Zealand.

    To book your place to attend all three events visit:
    http://aipack.com.au/event-registration/?ee=190

    See also

    Australia & NZ packaging innovations recognised in 2019 WorldStar Packaging Awards

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    Winners announced for 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

    Winners announced for 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

    The winners of the 2019 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards (PIDA) for Australia and New Zealand were announced at a gala dinner on the 30th of April at the SOFITEL Wentworth, Sydney. The PIDA Awards are the exclusive feeder program for the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards run by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) with the 2019 PIDA winners automatically eligible for entry into the 2020 international competition.

    AIP announces finalists for 2019 AOONA scholarship

    AIP announces finalists for 2019 AOONA scholarship

    The Australian Packaging and Processing Machinery Association (APPMA), in conjunction with the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP), are pleased to announce that there are three finalists for the tenth annual Scholarship program which will enable one lucky packaging technologist, designer or engineer in Australia the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9,000. The Diploma in Packaging Technology is a Level 5 qualification which is internationally recognised.

    2018 Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) Special Awards

    2018 Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) Special Awards

    One of the core objectives of the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) is to ensure that individuals are recognised for their significant contributions to the packaging industry. Dr Carol Kilcullen-Lawrence PhD, FAIP, CPP, National President of the AIP had the opportunity at the gala awards night on the 2 May to present five AIP Special Awards. The AIP Special Awards are not given often and are designed to recognise inspirational individuals who have contributed significantly to the packaging industry over many years.

    2019 Packaging New Zealand Scholarship now open

    2019 Packaging New Zealand Scholarship now open

    Packaging New Zealand are pleased to announce that entries are now open for their annual Scholarship program for 2019. The annual Packaging Scholarship enables one lucky packaging technologist, designer or engineer in New Zealand the opportunity to complete a Diploma in Packaging Technology to the value of $9,000. The Diploma of Packaging Technology is offered through the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP); the peak professional body for packaging education and training in Australasia.

    2018 AIP Year in Review

    2018 AIP Year in Review

    With 2018 nearing an end, it is time to reflect on what was one of the most successful and action-packed years the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) has ever had in its 55-year history. We started the year by hosting the 2018 AIP National Conference, 2018 Packaging Innovation & Design Awards, 2018 WorldStar Packaging Awards, the 100th World Packaging Organisation Board Meeting and the inaugural Women in Industry Forum and we just kept going for the rest of the year. We have tried to highlight some of the key events and initiatives that the AIP undertook this year in this our final newsletter for 2018.

    AIP members participate in APCOs Sustainable Packaging Guidelines Consultation

    AIP members participate in APCO's Sustainable Packaging Guidelines Consultation

    AIP Members and industry colleagues are invited to participate in APCO's Sustainable Packaging Guidelines (SPGs) Consultation. APCO facilitated a workshop on 29th August 2018 in Sydney to collect views on the sustainable packaging principles and inform the development of the new draft SPGs. APCO is now opening the draft SPGs for industry consultation to ensure the new proposed format and attached resources meet your needs and expectations.

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