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Early Adopters are Winners
PAC invites you to register today for this forward-thinking conference. Early adoption and implementation of emerging trends, ideas and innovations will be the difference between winning market share or the threat of business survival. The PAC TO THE FUTURE Conference will provide a road map and the tools to be a leader in 2025.

What emerging trends, packaging innovations and technologies will flourish in 2025?
Circular Economy, Internet of Things, omni-channel, big data, analytics, virtual, 3D, digital printing, smart, interactive, robotics, artificial intelligence, computer-aided design, drones, technical and biological nutrients, nanotechnology.

What will the value chain of the Future look like? What will be the role of packaging?
1. Consumers - real time home delivery with highly customized and affordable selections
2. Retailers - virtual reality stores? Avatars go shopping?
3. Brand owners - virtual reality consumer testing - development process reduced from years to weeks or even days
4. Brand agencies - sustainable design, virtual and integrated from 1st life through next lives
5. Package / raw material suppliers - embedded smart devices, tailored specifications and validate performance instantaneously
6. Fully integrated virtual intelligent systems that can develop and produce new consumer ready package designs in hours?
7. Processors / converters / manufacturers - can simulate virtual start-ups and operations and packaging performance without need for physical trials
8. Packaging design - fully integrated CAD systems that can develop and produce new consumer ready package designs in hours
9. Waste management - new technologies that can characterize everything, sort everything with minimal contamination
10. Governments - implementing circular economies and zero waste regulations

Who should attend?
All stakeholders across the packaging value chain who are thought leaders, transformational champions, strategic thinkers, visionaries and futurists will be the first to sign up for this PAC TO THE FUTURE Conference.