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ProPak and WPO Webinar Series 2020

The ProPak team are very excited to announce the launch of a series of webinars, in collaboration with the World Packaging Organisation (WPO), we will be running over the coming months.

Brought to you by Informa Markets, the series will give a truly global overview covering key trends and the hottest topics in the packaging and processing industries in the post-pandemic era.

The first in the series takes place on 24 June at 08.00 BST and will look at the Impact and Challenges that COVID-19 is having on the industry. WPO President Professor Pierre Pienaar will apply his extensive experience and knowledge to provide insights into these unprecedented and challenging times for the industry.

Future webinars will include a raft of international speakers from across the globe, a who’s who from the international processing and packaging industry, to consider the future trends for the sector.

The ProPak and WPO webinar series runs from 24 June and is free to access. Registration

provides access to the webinars, either in real-time or ‘on-demand’.
“The WPO is delighted and encouraged to partner with Informa Markets in the joint venture. We will ensure thoughtful and thought-provoking discussions by various packaging and associated leaders in their respective fields. We address and tackle that BIG question as to what will the packaging landscape present in a post Covid19 world and how will it affect each one of us in a society where we have become so reliant on packaging.” Professor Pierre Pienaar, WPO President.

The schedule for the webinars is:

24 June 2020 - Impact and Challenges of COVID on the packaging industry

22 July 2020 - The role of packaging in Food Safety & Food Integrity

19 August 2020 - Sustainable Packaging and Global Recycling Targets

23 September 2020 - The role of packaging Food Waste and Food Insecurity 21 October 2020 - Global Supply ChainsRegister for free here -

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