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The bi-weekly, email newsletter with the information you need   August 8, 2011 • Vol. 9, Issue 16
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IoPP webinar focused on off-aromas in packaging
Volatile Analysis Corporation, experts in off-odor problems, will address off-aromas in packaging in an IoPP webinar on August 18 at 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. CST. This informative webinar will help you learn how to identify odor issues in packaging and find solutions if you're experiencing this this problem. Registration is now open.

For details and to register for this webinar, click here


Pack Expo to host IoPP presentation exploring food safety and packaging
Join Wynn Wiksell, Manager of Packaging Quality and Regulatory Operations at General Mills; and Jeff Sobell, Senior Quality Manager, Packaging, at Kellogg’s Co.; as they walk attendees through the latest need-to-knows on the hazards, recalls and new strategies concerning food safety and packaging on September 27 at Pack Expo Las Vegas. This will be one of four sessions that IoPP’s Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Technical Committee will be presenting Sept. 27 in Pack Expo’s lineup of sessions on product safety. Other sessions will be on Packaging HACCP, Understanding Third Party Certification, and Required Packaging GMPs. In all, IoPP will be presenting nearly 20 conference sessions at Pack Expo, which runs Sept. 26-28.

For complete Packaging Learning Center Conference schedule, click here


Sustainable Packaging Technical Committee meeting taking place August 25-26  
Don't miss the IoPP Sustainable Packaging Technical Committee meeting, taking place August 25-26 at the Marriott Trenton Hotel in Trenton, NJ. Meeting will focus on packaging design trends, life cycle assessment tools, setting sustainable goals, and more. Speakers include: Todd Van Gordon, CPP, Colgate-Palmolive Co.; Shanna L. Moore, Sustainability Director, DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers. Register now!  

For details, click here
 


IoPP’s "Fundamentals" course comes to Atlanta this fall  
IoPP is bringing its highly regarded Fundamentals of Packaging Technology course to Atlanta this fall for the first time. Mark your calendar now for dates in late September (Sept. 19-23) and late October (Oct. 24-28). At a time when a career in packaging means expanding your knowledge wherever possible as packaging options become more numerous and complex, the Fundamentals course is the premier vehicle to expanding your knowledge and helping you do your job better. Register now before the seminar sells out. 

For details about Fundamentals of Packaging Technology, click here
 


IoPP Packaging Machinery: Basics course taking place in October  
Are you up to speed with packaging machinery? Packaging Machinery: Basics, taking place October 10-12, 2011 in the Chicago area, is for professionals who need to know more about machinery and how it integrates into the packaging process. In 2-1/2 days, you'll gain knowledge on a spectrum of machinery from learning how to create more effective packages by understanding how they run on line equipment to gaining “hands on” instruction that lets you see concepts in operation on actual machines. Taught by 20-plus-year veteran of packaging John Henry CPP, this course sells out fast so register now
.

To course details and registration, click here
 


Upcoming events

August 15
Wisconsin Chapter Event: 3rd Annual Summer Social. Milwaukee, WI.
Click here for more information. Contact: Jeff Corbat, e-mail jcorbat@yahoo.com.

August 17
Cascade Chapter Golf Tournament, Tukwila, WA.
Click here for more information. Contact: E-mail: ioppcascades@gmail.com.

August 18
IoPP Webinar: "Drilling Down on Identification and Remediation of Off-Aromas in Packaging," online.
Click here for more information.

August 18
Southeastern Chapter Networking Event, Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: E-mail: southeastern@iopp.org.

August 25-26
Sustainable Packaging Technical Committee Meeting, Trenton, NJ.
Click here for more information. Contact: Dennis Gros, e-mail dennis@grosrecruiters.com.

September 13
Shelf Impact's Package Design Workshop, Schaumburg, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Courtney Richards, e-mail crichards@summitmediagroup.com.

September 15
Minnesota Chapter Target Field Tour & Networking Event, Minneapolis, MN.
Click here for more information. Contact: Ann Kvaal, e-mail ioppmn@comcast.net.

September 16
Cincinnati Chapter Golf Outing, West Chester, OH.
Click here for more information. Contact: Mark Trainer, 513-936-8000, ext. 108.

September 19-21
Chemical Packaging Technical Committee Meeting, Alexandria, VA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Carole Schiller, e-mail cschiller@iopp.org.

September 19-21
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Semester 1, Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, e-mail bdykes@iopp.org.

September 21-23
Fundamentals of Packaging Technlogy - Semester 2, Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, e-mail bdykes@iopp.org.

September 22
Ontario Chapter 2nd Annual Networking Golf Tournament, Burlington, ON.
Click here for more information. Contact: Cheryl Dupuis, e-mail cheryl@blowmold.com.

September 23
West Michigan Chapter Golf Outing, Caledonia, MI.
Contact: Suzanne Fisher, e-mail suzanne.fisher@comcast.net.

September 26-28
Pack Expo 2011, Las Vegas, NV.
Click here for more information. Contact: e-mail expo@pmmi.org.

October 10-12
Packaging Machinery: Basics, Franklin Park, IL.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barbara Dykes, e-mail bdykes@iopp.org.

October 21
Cincinnati Chapter October Meeting at Schwan Food Company, Florence, KY.
Click here for more information.

October 24-26
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Semester 3, Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, bdykes@iopp.org.

October 26-28
Fundamentals of Packaging Technology - Semester 4, Atlanta, GA.
Click here for more information. Contact: Barb Dykes, bdykes@iopp.org.
 


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