East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

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East Africa’s Largest Packaging, Processing and Plastics Exhibition And Conference.

Day 2

Day 2

Below is the timetable scheduled for the 2018 conference.

Wednesday 28th February 2018

Time Description Speaker
11.00 - 11.30

THE EAST AFRICAN PACKAGING & LABELLING MARKET: 2018 INSIGHTS

An overview of the East African packaging & labelling industry providing insights into the demand by packaging type, substrate and end use. Current packaging and label growth trends will also be discussed in the presentation, providing industry players with a sense of how the industry is developing locally and how this growth compares with the broader African packaging industry.

Sachen Gudka

Chief Executive Officer Skanem Interlables Nairobi Limited

12.00 - 12.30

PLASTIC PACKAGING SHELF LIFE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE

This presentation will encompass a practical guide surrounding polymers, packaging shapes and how shelf life can be improved in various food packaging strategies.

Rafael Pires

CEO Platinum Packaging Ltd

13.00 - 13.30

EFFECTIVE PACKAGING WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH

Waste management is an important part of the urban infrastructure as it ensures the protection of the environment and of human health. It is now one of the major global environmental challenges being faced equally by all developed & developing countries. Waste management is something that should be a joint effort between government, industries and citizens. How is Kenya working towards improving waste management practices in order to comply with regulatory standards?

Llyord Mwaniki Gitau

Knowledge & Project Manager, SIBKenya

14.00 - 14.30

DESIGN FOR RECYCLING: MOVING TOWARDS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Design for recycling is a method that incorporates recycling and recyclability criteria into the design phase of products, with the aim of obtaining a recycled and/or recyclable product. The aim of manufacturing these products is to achieve a reduced environmental impact associated to its entire life cycle at competitive prices. ‘Circular economy’ means materials can be regenerated and constantly flow around a ‘closed loop’ system, rather than being used once and then discarded. Gain an indpeth understanding into how this can be achieved.

Himanshu Dodhia (Tinu)

KPO Team Leader Bidco Africa Ltd

15.00 - 15.30

PRACTICAL ROLE OF RECYCLING COMPANIES AND WHY CIRCULAR ECONOMY 2.0 IS SUSTAINABLE

  • Challenges Recyclers face
  • Solutions in an ideal world
  • Circular economy model 2.0 (why is it sustainable)
  • Questions

Keiran Smith

CEO Mr. Green Africa

15:30

Closing remarks and comments

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Propak East Africa will be running a Free to attend conference alongside the exhibition. This will consist of three days of talks that run periodically throughout the day. Both local and international speakers will be talking on various topics that surround the industry.

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