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Impressive line-up for Print21 + PKN LIVE

Wednesday, 20 June 2018
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Leading industry figures from Orora, IVE Group, Australia Post, Currie Group, the PIAA and elsewhere have signed on as speakers and panelists for Australia’s first packaging and printing technology forum to be held in Sydney in August.

The inaugural Print21 and PKN LIVE forum – New Frontiers in Packaging Print – will explore the latest developments in packaging print technology, 

From FMCG to point-of-sale, to cartons for ecommerce, packaging and brands are fast being transformed into multichannel media and the forum will examine growing opportunities for printers in packaging in the digital age, and review the technology driving this change.

Panelists and speakers will include: IVE Group executive chairman Geoff Selig; Orora Fibre group general manager Brian Lowe; PIAA CEO Andrew Macaulay; Marty Stone – Australia Post’s head of category – simplifying business, small business; Currie Group director, labels and packaging, Mark Daws; Matthews Intelligent Identification CEO Mark Dingley; Gwen Blake, managing director of packaging design company Boxer & Co; Amber Bonney, creative director of The Edison Agency; Ian Douglas, solutions architect and director of Spawnit; tech intrapreneur Bill Atta; and Birdstone Collective director Ian Blair.

Sessions will cover:

  • Digital disruption and what it means for print
  • Consumer engagement via packaging and POS
  • Packaging design trends – what brands and printers need to know 
  • Game-changing printing technology and the advantages for printers and FMCG brands 
  • Automation, IoT, and AI… future directions for packaging and printing.

Major sponsors include HP, Currie Group and Matthews.

Find program details here.

Early bird tickets are available here.

When: Friday 3rd August, 2018
Time: 9am to 4pm
Where: Monkey Baa Theatre, Darling Harbour, Sydney 
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