DAY 2: PRODUCT

Session Day: 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 -
08:30 to 13:30
Description: 
Designed for Senior Business Development, Sales and Marketing, and Product/Divisional Business Managers, this program will feature representatives from major corporations in the Medical, Consumer Products, Aerospace and Proprietary Plastics Manufacturing Sectors. The program focus will be on these markets and their projected demand for existing and new product ideas for the coming years.
 
 
Welcome and Introduction 
8:30am – 8:45am
Scott Farmer, Executive Vice President & Chief Procurement Officer, Berry Global 
 
 
Keynote: Plastics and the Food and Beverage Industry 
8:45am – 9:30am
René Lammers, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Beverages R&D, PepsiCo. 
 
 
Keynote: Future Trends for Plastics in Healthcare 
9:30am – 10:15am
Theresa Hermel-Davidock, Senior Director, Abbott Laboratories 
 
 
Break 
10:15am – 10:30am 
Coffee, Tea and Networking 
 
 
Panel Session: What do the Industry Sectors Expect from the Plastics Industry in the Coming years? 
10:30am – 12:00pm 
Theresa Hermel-Davidock, Senior Director, Abbott Laboratories 
René Lammers, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Global Beverages R&D, PepsiCo. 
Jay Olson, Global Manager, Materials Engineering & Technology, John Deere Technology Innovation Center 
Dr. Alex Rubin, Senior Technical Fellow, Boeing Research and Technology 
 
 
Networking Lunch 
12:00pm – 1:30pm 
Join your industry peers for a hot buffet lunch before heading to the show floor