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

The below conference schedule was from day 2 at the 2017 event. The 2018 conference schedule will be published closer to the event.

Wednesday 8th March 2017

Time Description Speaker
10.30 - 11.00

PLASTICS AND PACKAGING, THE AFTER USE

Samuel Matonda

Kenyan Association of Manufacturers (KAM)

11.00 - 11.30

THE EAST AFRICAN PACKAGING & LABELLING MARKET: TODAY, TOMORROW AND BEYOND

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

12.00 - 12.30

QUALITY, COMPLIANCE AND PACKAGING ISO STANDARDS

Packaging of goods requires a high degree of specialisation and often special considerations, depending on which industries are being served.

Increased focus on sustainability, clients requiring better quality, environmental and risk assessments, regulatory demands and updates, and many other external factors are shaping the packaging & print sector and quickly becoming a reality for many organisations

Peter Namutala

Principal Standards Officer, Kenya Bureau of Standards

13.00 - 13.30

SOLUTIONS FOR IMPROVING FMCG PACKAGING RECYCLABILITY

Gain an understanding of the key factors contributing to effective recycling in the food & beverage packaging industry. For example, reducing the amount of material used, redesigning packaging to be more eco-friendly, recovering packaging waste and litter and reuse of materials

Duncan Kimani

Director of Manufacturing Operations, Coco-Cola Beverages Africa

14.00 - 14.30

ACCESS TO FINANCE AND BUSINESS SUPPORT FOR GROWING BUSINESS IN THE PACKAGING AND PROCESSING INDUSTRY

Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) are the engines of growth in developing countries contributing more to GDP, employment creation and innovation. Gain an understanding of Alternate Financing Options available to SMEs seeking expansion capital for Equipment, Working Capital and Operations in the Printing and Packaging Industry

Rishi Khubchandani

Investment Executive, Grofin

15.00 - 15.30

DESIGN THINKING FOR INNOVATION

What are the best-selling packaging features that are working effectively in their respective market segments? How are these trends impacting the creation of new packages? How much of a role does your packaging play in influencing consumer choice? This presentation will look at developing packaging that reinforces the brand promise and what the secrets are to winning consumer trust. 

Micah Wanyama

Head of Design and Innovation: Central, East and West Africa, Coca-Cola Beverages Africa

Keep up to date with the conference agenda

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.

If you are interested in attending the conference, or even speaking at the conference, then please click below.

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