Thu 12 October 2017
IET London Savoy Place London WC2R 0BL
1 delegate £175+VAT
Industry suppliers: £450+VAT per delegate
Registration from: 9.10
First presentation: 9.30
Lunch and Printer Innovation Zone: 13.00
Conference closes: 16.00
Networking drinks reception: 16.00-17.00
Neel Madsen, editor, Digital Labels & Packaging
Jon Goldstone, global managing partner, the brandgym
An insight into how changes in consumer preferences, media channel choices and shopper channels have led to an explosion of new FMCG brands and a strategic rethink by all of the major players.
Paul Jenkins, managing director, ThePackHub
Looking at the latest digitally-printed packaging innovations, this whistle-stop tour will assess their impact for brands, and discuss how it is possible to engage with consumers like never before.
Panellists: Brian Stow, packaging innovation technical leader, Mars Chocolate UK
Jason Gilmartin, senior packaging print manager, ASDA
John Nicholson, senior manager packaging development and innovation, HAVI Global Solutions
Guy Douglass, creative strategy director, Parker Williams
Facilitator: Paul Jenkins, managing director, ThePackHub
A panel of designers, retailers and brands debate the true value proposition and successful implementation of digital print for brands.
Jason Short, chairman, Qualvis Print & Packaging
A year after taking the leap into digital print, Jason shares his company's experience of installing two fully digital production lines for folding cartons. What has Qualvis learnt in the first year and how have customers reacted? With exclusive case study.
Joanna Griffiths, packaging technical manager, BRC Global Standards
Current food standards and the legislation surrounding this important topic explained by an expert.
Panellists: Tom Allum, chairman, Abbey Labels
Simon Smith, managing director, CS Labels
Stuart Kellock, managing director, Label Apeel
Facilitator: Neel Madsen, editor, Digital Labels & Packaging
Members of the DL&P Industry Group discuss trends, challenges and issues, such as engagement with end users, adding value in finishing and innovation.
A showcase of print jobs from the Industry Group members
Richard Jones, executive creative director, Landor Associates
As with the invention and adoption of any new technological capability, we all must take a moment and ask what smart and intelligent packaging can deliver for the customer experience, before we overload every interaction and eventually become the guest everyone stops friending and inviting into their homes.
Jack Willemsz, owner, W&R Etiketten/Optimum
The fast turnaround and speed of digital label production requires a seamless and automated workflow. Jack Willemsz, owner of leading Dutch printer W&R Etiketten, shares his company's experience in solving the pain points and streamlining output, to ensure maximum productivity and profitability. With exclusive case study.
Douglas Gibson, managing director, Infigo Software
Simon Rumble, sales manager, brand enhancement, Leonhard Kurz
Douglas will be discussing how Infigo's innovative software offering enables on-demand personalisation for direct engagement with consumers. Simon's presentation will focus on Kurz' new digital foiling technologies that help brands stand out on shelf.
Chris Tonge, executive director, Ultimate Group
Matt Evans, sales director, Kalas Packaging
Two of the UK's trailblazing printing companies will talk about their new collaboration in packaging, which leverages digital print technology and Ultimate's dedicated web-to-print software to deliver an end-to-end digital workflow for packaging. Chris will also present a selection of recent campaigns for brands, including this year's KitKat success story.
An opportunity for the delegates to get together to digest and discuss the day's takeaways