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 3

Day 3

Below is the timetable scheduled for the 2018 conference.

Thursday 1st March 2018

Time Description Speaker
11.00 - 11.30

PLASTIC BAGS BAN IN KENYA: A GOLD MINE OF OPPORTUNITY

Understanding the packaging demand and supply dynamics is key to addressing existing and future demand. The differential growth across different customer segments drives (resulting from various factors such as changing customer & consumer preferences, regulatory compliance, and innovation within the packaging market) fundamental shifts in the market.

Waringa Njonjo

Partner MMAN Advocates

12.00 - 12.30

ANTI COUNTERFEITING: PROMOTING & PROTECTING KENYAN PEOPLE & THEIR BRANDS

Counterfeiting and piracy have become a global epidemic, leading to a significant drain on businesses and the global economy. This phenomenon jeopardizes investments in creativity and innovation, undermining brands and creating consumer health and safety risks.

Among the goods most frequently counterfeited in Kenya are alcoholic beverages, drugs, medicines, cosmetics, soaps, detergents and hair products. How is Kenya combatting counterfeiting and how is the local packaging industry able to facilitate?

Marius Stander

Halliday Finch Africa

13.00 - 13.30

QUESTIONING THE STATUS QUO OF PRINTING: ADAPTATIONS AND NEW APPLICATIONS IN PRINT

Label and package printing industries are challenged with the constant need to evolve and meet emerging consumer trends and needs. Technology is changing the way consumers are shopping and the internet has opened up myriad ways for consumers to make informed decisions about what they buy. How is the Kenyan printing industry adapting to these needs and what applications are projecting this industry forward?

Tom Meek

Business Director Africa H.B. Fuller Kenya Limited

14.00 - 14.30

TRENDS & HI – TECH MODIFICATIONS: REVOLUTIONISING RELIABLE FOOD & BEVERAGE PROCESSING

What does the future of food & beverage processing look like using innovative machines and integrated technologies? New technology and services in the area of processing and packaging technology for the food & beverage industry will be highlighted during this session.

Dickson Kariuki

Business Development Manager East Africa GEA

15.00 - 15.30

TFM’S MODEL OF COMMITMENT: LOCAL IMPACT & ENVIRONMENT RAMIFICATIONS

TFM strives to help in the development of big and small local producers. Their range, covering all possible uses of local resources, help against product waste and increase employment creating new local working opportunities.

From a didactic point of view, TFM solutions help new generations and scholars understand exactly how to refine fresh fruit into different kinds of finished products. Successful case studies encompass the expertise of TFM in agricultural schools and universities using machinery as “indoor labs for students”. This presentation will help close the gap between small farmers and big companies.

Katia Cassol

Head of Sales Tropical Food Machinery SRL

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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