For chapter information, contact:
Mark Trainer, President
Craig Henize, Vice President
Sean Gallagher, Vice President
Jim English, Treasurer
Amanda Clark, Administration
Ashleigh Whitt, Administration
*Unless otherwise noted pre-registration through this webpage and pay-pal will be required for participation in all chapter events
Milacron-Batavia Ohio- Friday-11/8/13
4165 Half Acre Road
Batavia, OH 45103 Phone: 513-487-5000
Time: 7:30 a.m. arrival meeting starts at 8:00 followed by facility tour.
October 25th, 2013
Kingsgate Marriott Conference Center at the University of Cincinnati
151 Goodman Place
Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Speaker Bios & Topics
Mr. Sooshin Choi
University of Cincinnati-Director School of Design at DAAP
Associate Professor Sooshin Choi earned a BA from Seoul National University of Science and Technology, an MFA in Industrial Design from Hong-Ik University, and Post Experience Diploma in Vehicle Design from Royal College of Art.
He designed of a number of automobiles while working as a senior designer at Daewoo Motors and Kia Motors, led design of office furniture systems at Fursys, and developed designs of a number of innovative products as a design director at DEKA Research and Development.
His designs received numerous prestigious design awards, such as iF Hanover Product Design Award, iF Hanover Ecology Design Award, Japanese G-Mark, Grand prize of Korean Industrial Design Award, and Korean Good Design Award.
Since appointed at University of Cincinnati in 2003, Choi has taught various industrial design courses and conducted design research projects in collaboration with major corporations. Choi's research topics include universal design, inclusive design, and design for innovation. He has been presenting and publishing about such topics at conferences, universities, and industries.
Professor Choi serves Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA), Korean Design Science (KDS), and Korean Industrial Designers Association (KIDA) as a Vice Chair of Southern Ohio Chapter, US Chapter Chair, and a member, respectively.
Dr. Laura Bix
Michigan State University
Dr. Bix is an Associate Professor at the School of Packaging at Michigan State University, and an Adjunct Associate Professor at Clemson. She specializes in healthcare packaging. In 2007, she was the recipient of the CANR New Teacher Excellence in Teaching Award.
Dr. Bix has previously served as the Vice-Chair of the ASTM Committee on Consumer, Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging and a member of F02. In 2008, she was named one of the Medical Device Industry’s most notable people by Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry magazine. More recently, she was named to the PROTECT and PROTECT Rx Initiatives sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta. As a result of her work understanding the human/package interface, she was designated as the US expert on ISO/TC 122 WG9, a group creating standards for inclusionary packaging.
She is presently on the editorial boards of The Journal of Testing and Evaluation (West Conshohocken, PA) and Pharmaceutical and Medical Packaging News (Los Angeles, CA), as well as the advisory boards of Shelf Impact! (Chicago, IL) and Medical Device Developments (Nottingham, UK).
University of Cincinnati
Peter Chamberlain is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Design and a graduate of the Master of Fine Art program at the University of Cincinnati, College of DAAP. He also holds a degree in Design from the Graduate School at Chiba University, located just outside of Tokyo, Japan. He has worked in the rapid prototyping and design industry in both Japan and the United States. His continued international experience has been formative in developing a body of research that considers the unique role that culture plays in the emotional appreciation of everyday products, packaging, and experiences. Through his experience teaching in the Live Well Collaborative studios at the University of Cincinnati, he has worked extensively with its corporate members, guiding interdisciplinary collaborative student teams as they tackle complex and crosscutting packaging design problems with unique user centered solutions.Corporate members of the Livewell Collaborative Studios include Proctor and Gamble, Kraft, and General Mills among others.
IoPP Cincinnati Chapter Family Fun Event
Cinicnnati Reds game vs. the Toronto Blue Jays
Bring your family and friends! All are welcome.
Cost is $30 per person. Price includes a ticket to the game, ballpark food (hot dogs, peanuts, popcorn, chips), and soft drinks. Alcoholic beverages are extra.
IoPP Cincinnati Chapter Packaging Conference
Mariott - 6189 Muhlhauser Rd., West Chester, OH 45069
May 20, 2011
7:30 am to approximately 1:00 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am registration and networking time; Presentations begin at 8:30 am
Several speakers will present on various topics.
Our Featured Speakers will include:
Alan Blake, Associate Director at Procter & Gamble
Alan Blake is an Englishman, a chemical engineer and a Spurs (soccer) fan. He has worked at Procter & Gamble for 29 years in R&D covering process development, product development, business franchise leadership, package development and design. Alan has been working and living in Cincinnati for the past 9 years and his current roles cover global corporate sustainability responsibility for P&G's packaging programs AND offering commiserations to Bengals fans. He combines his broad packaging technical expertise and project management skills with his passion for doing what's right for the environment and the communities in which we do business. Alan is a member of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) executive committee.
Mr. Blake will be speaking on Sustainability.
Mike Ferrari, Ferrari Innovation Solutions (Retired Associate Director at Procter & Gamble)
Michael has thirty six years of work experience. He completed a successful career as an R&D Assoc. Director with thirty two years at the Procter & Gamble Company. His diverse work experience includes international assignments and he has developed a deep understanding of consumer and trade needs worldwide.
Throughout his career, Michael has created consumer-driven disruptive innovation that enabled Procter & Gamble to 'win at the first and second moments of truth'. Recruited and trained top talent to create a world class global R&D organization. Through his leadership, Michael delivered initiatives to the marketplace for some of the world's leading billion dollar brands. He has been committed to collaboration, innovation and challenging the status quo to "change the game".
Michael is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and graduate studies in Business Administration. He joined The Procter & Gamble Co. upon graduation in the spring of 1978, and has held many significant roles throughout the firm since then. Michael currently resides in Cincinnati, Ohio with his wife. He is the father of three and pursues interests including international travel, sailing, college football and charity work.
Mr. Ferrari will be speaking on "The Power of Digital Printing: Reigniting Growth and Igniting Brand Loyalty."
Dr. Robb Clarke, Michigan State University School of Packaging
Dr. Clarke founded the MSU Auto-ID Research & Testing Center in 1999. Its purpose is to take a real-world application-based approach to testing auto ID technologies (particularly RFID and bar codes) for manufacturing, packaging, warehousing, distribution, and handling needs.
Dr. Clarke will be speaking on "New Applications for Auto ID and Packaging"
Admission will be $30 per person for members and $35 per person for non members. Breakfast and Lunch are included.
Cold Jet - 455 Wards Corner Rd., Loveland, OH
April 29, 2011 7:30 - 8:30 am networking, meeting begins at 8:30am
Cold Jet specializes in equipment and machinery cleaning utilizing Dry Ice Blasting.
Tyson H. Marlowe, Director of Global Business Development for Cold Jet, LLC. will be speaking. Mr. Marlowe's primary responsibilities include market research and analysis to identify equipment uses, companies, and industries as potential sales markets and new product development. For the past six years he has been involved in researching, testing, and implementing dry ice blasting in many different industries and has continued involvement in product development and improvement. Additionally, Tyson has also had the opportunity to present the many applications of dry ice blasting to various audiences and has spoken to and trained operators and distributors in many venues around the world.
Ampac - 12025 Tricon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45246
Friday, March 25, 2011 7:30am
Sal Pellingra, Director of Innnovation will be speaking about Ampac and trends in flexible packaging.
Sal has 29 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry mostly in product and market development. He frequently speaks at industry events and contributes to trade journals. He holds a BS and an MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.
Happy Hour Social & Networking Meeting
Silver Spring House - 8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249
Thursday, February 24,2011 6:00pm - ?
$10 per person to attend, this includes appetizers
Join us for an evening of socializing and networking with other local packaging professionals. Meet the new IoPP Cincinnati Chapter board members. Let us know what you would like to get out of your IoPP membership and we will let you know what we already have planned.
Come for a few minutes or stay for a few hours.
Where: Innovative Labeling Solutions - 4000 Hamilton-Middletown Road, Hamilton, OH 45011
Friday, January 28, 2011 7:30am
We will be touring their facility as well as listening to a presentation from Matthew Gindele with Hewlett Packard. He will be speaking on digital printing and packaging.
November Happy Hour Meeting
Silver Spring House - 8322 E. Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249
Monday, November 29, 2010 6:00PM - 9:00PM
October 22, 2010
Golf Outing - Beckett Ridge Country Club: Friday, September 16