Five must-attend packaging webinars next week

The WhatPackaging? team collates five webinars in the coming week that focus on the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the Indian packaging industry.

08 Aug 2020 | By Mansi Gupta

Bringing Sustainability and Innovation in Packaging of Cosmetics and Home Care Products

Date: 12 August 2020, 4:00-5:15 pm (IST)

Organiser: Collaboration by HPCI India and Packaging360

Description: HPCI India and Packaging 360 jointly are organising a webinar focusing on the theme of bringing sustainability and innovation in packaging of cosmetics and home care products. The webinar will feature experts from the cosmetic and home care brands in India sharing their insights.

• Jilkut Purohit, senior manager - packaging sustainability, Unilever
• Sridhar J, head - packaging development, Marico 
• Gagan Deep, head - packaging development, Himalaya Drug
• Rangaprasad R, business head, Packaging 360
• Dilip Raghavan, chief editor, Colour Publications

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The Impact of COVID 19 on the packaging Industry: What are the real lessons and what is just ‘pandemic’.

Date: 12th August 2020, 4:30-6:00 pm (IST)

Organiser: World Packaging Organisation, WPO

Description: The year 2020 has seen a huge hit due to Covid-19, and every sector has been affected. World Packaging Organisation is conducting a webinar to discuss the impact on the packaging sector.

• Kishan Singh, global ambassador, WPO
• Chakravarthi AVPS, global ambassador, WPO
• Carl Olsmats, global ambassador, WPO

Moderator: Prof Pierre Pienaar, president, WPO

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Five Standout start-ups reimagining the future of food

Date: 13 August 2020, 2:00 pm (IST)

Organiser: FutureBridge

Description: The webinar will focus on what’s driving the shift towards building a more sustainable food system. Analyzing the challenges and opportunities shaping the industry today. Spotlight five start-ups driving innovation in the food and nutrition industry.

Speaker: Sarah Browner, analyst- food and nutrition, FutureBridge

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Packaging Industry in the new normal

Date: 13 August 2020, 3:00- 4:00 pm (IST)

Organiser: The Economic Times Polymers

Description: The pandemic has caused a major revelation, and the speaker, who is the global ambassador of WPO will share his views, on the new trends, and necessary changes required.

Speaker: Chakravarthi AVPS, MD and CEO, EcoBliss India and global ambassador at WPO

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India Virtual FMGC Supply Chain 2020

Date: 10-14 August 2020, 12:00- 9:00 pm (IST)

Organiser: FICCI

Description: Virtual Expo is a digital platform where suppliers display their products virtually and also speak to customers through one-to-one audio/video calls. Informative material like eBrochures, visiting cards, are shared. This virtual exhibition is a highlight for the upcoming week, as it will have various webinars and products one can view from their home screens.

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