CPIA Plastics Innovation Forum - Packaging

Tue, Nov 27, 2012 - Tue, Nov 27, 2012

Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport

3311 Caroga Drive, Trillium Room,  Mississauga, ON  L4V 1A3 t. 905.362.9484   

CPIA proudly presents another ground-breaking Plastics innovation forum, where academia will showcase their work in packaging.

Who Should Attend:

Leaders in innovation, research, manufacturing, sales, marketing and finance; who are interested in exploring NEW areas of product and business development.


To inspire innovation in the Canadian plastics industry, by facilitating effective communication of academic applied research to Canada's plastics industry, including the identification of the unmet needs and opportunities of the industry.


12:30-1:30   Registration & Lunch

1:30- 1:45     Opening Remarks, Carol Hochu, President & CEO, CPIA

1:45-4:15      Presentations: 

    • New Developments in Biopolymers for Packaging
    • The future direction of PLA for Packaging – How Today’s Research Will Influence Tomorrow’s Packaging              
    • Novel Sustainable Packaging Materials - From Conception to Prototyping to Economics
    • Promoting Innovation 

    4:15-5:00       Networking

    The presentations will be fast paced and informative and you will have the opportunity to meet with the guest speakers following the sessions.

    The forum will feature speakers from academia; those who possess insightful and thought provoking applied and developing plastics research activities applicable to the plastics industry sector. Since innovation affects organizations as a whole, the panel will also include experts on business innovation.

    Registration form >

    For more information please contact Shannon Laszlo.  

    One day - two great events!

    Immediately before the Plastics Innovation Forum join us for breakfast and the PFMAC Fall General Meeting. Same location!  Click here for details and registation form >