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1. International Circular Packaging Conference

1. International Circular Packaging Conference

2627 September 2019, Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Organized by:

Pulp and Paper Institute, Ljubljana

Faculty of Polymer Technology, Slovenj Gradec

 

The aim of the conference is to connect different stakeholders from academia, industry, design studios, brand owners and all involved in the packaging life cycle from idea to end of life stage. Main goals are to share knowledge, good practices, ideas and to make new connections in the transformation from linear to circular packaging supply chain.

The conference is a great opportunity to have a holistic approach regarding circular and sustainable packaging.

With interesting presentations, real life case studies and workshops we expect to create new partnerships between and among academia and industry stakeholders.

Conference topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Circular economy
  • New innovative bio-based materials
  • Sustainable and optimized packaging design
  • Packaging printing and converting
  • Packaging supply chain optimization through innovative solution
  • Consumer behaviour on a way to circular packaging
  • Life cycle analysis 
  • Packaging waste recycling, reusing and composting

 

Scientific comitee:

dr. Dr. Thomas Jürgen Friedrich Wilhelm, Faculty of Polymers Slovenj Gradec (DEU/SLO)
dr. Dragoljub Novaković, Faculty of Technical Sciences, University of Novi Sad (SRB)
dr. Branka Lozo, Faculty of Graphic Arts, University of Zagreb (HRV)
dr. Gregor Radonjič, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Maribor (SLO)
dr. Andrej Kržan, National Institute of Chemistry Ljubljana (SLO)
dr. Graziano Elegir, Innovhub- SSI, Paper Division (ITA)
dr. Branka Pilić, Faculty of Technology, University of Novi Sad (SRB)
dr. Urška Vrabič Brodnjak, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Ljubljana (SLO)
dr. Laszlo Koltai, Faculty of Light Industry and Environmental Engineering, Obudai University (HUN)
Barbara Prinčič, Academy of Fine Arts and Design, University of Ljubljana (SLO)
dr. David Ravnjak, Vevče Paper Mill (SLO)
Kristija Molan, Forest Inc. (SLO)
Janez Navodnik, Navodnik kemijski inženiring d.o.o. (SLO)
Vilma Frece, Gorenje d.d. (SLO)
Boštjan Jambrovič, Amba CO d.o.o. (SLO)
dr. Urška Kavčič, Pulp and Paper Institute (SLO)
dr. Igor Karlovits, Pulp and Paper Institute (SLO)

Final paper submissions are expected by 30 June 2019. All papers will be reviewed and will be published in the Conference proceedings. Other forms of submissions and presentations are possible (case studies, design concepts) but will not be included in the Conference proceedings as a reviewed article.

 

Important dates:

10 May 2019 (300 words abstract)
30 June 2019  (Final paper submission)
2627 September 2019 (Conference) 

 

Conference fee:

1 day:   160 € + VAT 

2 days: 300 € + VAT 

The conference fee includes all printed materials and proceedings, workshops, refreshments (food and drinks) during the conference and the conference dinner (26 September). 
Students have free admission to presentations.

 

Submission and registration:

To submit your presentation or paper abstract use THIS link. 

For additional informations regarding submissions you can contact dr. Igor Karlovits at igor.karlovits@icp-lj.si or by phone +386 1 200 28 47.

 

Participation registration will be open shortly.