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Pack To The Future 2 - Speakers Announced

Dear All,

We are now pleased to be able to announce the speakers for the forthcoming Pack To The Future event on 22nd February.

We've got a great line-up based around the theme of NANOTECHNOLOGY....the controlling of matter on an atomic & molecular scale!

The format wiill be broadly simlar to the previous event, but we have taken on-board your comments and will:

- Have fewer speakers

- An open 'Leopard's Lair' question & answer session

- More time for networking

We will start with an insight from Greg Alder of ASDA on how a large multiple supermarket works and develops packaging and what opportunities may exist for nanotechnology to be incorporated in the future?

We will then take a step back to basics, where Alan Smith of AZ Technology who will use his exciting and informative style to bring the topic to life in a delightful & engaging manner. 

Dr Kate Stone, a research engineer from Cambridge University's Institute of Manufacturing, with a PhD in physics and micro-electronics will provide a fascinating insight into printed electronics in the nano world. Find out more here:Dr Kate Stone 

Finally Duncan Robinson of Pillbox Design (& Vice Chairman of The East Midlands Packaging Society) will present a real-life Case Study on nanotechnology entrepreneurial innovation in practice with a demonstration of a new electronic pen that can read nano-print technology and unveil all sorts of encrypted and hidden information on printed packaging materials.

To summarise:

4.00pm Registration

4.30      Introduction                              

Greg Alder                     Asda                                  Retailers perspective on pkg development & nano opportunities

Dr Alan Smith                Nano Consultant specialist   Nanotechnology – An insight into what it is & could be

Coffee Break & networking

Dr Kate Stone                Cambridge University           Printed electronics in a nano world

Duncan Robinson           PillBox Design                    Case study: Pen to read embedded printed packaging ‘nano’ info

'Leopard's Lair' question & answer session

Buffet & networking

8.30pm Close

Does that whet your appetite? I hope so!!! and to top it all off..via sponsorship and East Midlands Packaging Society subsidy we've managed to keep the cost FREE for delegates.

So what are you waiting for? You can register for the event here: Online registration form

We look forward to seeing you there!!

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Tags: #PTTF, #PTTF2, #design, #innovation, #nanotechnology, #ntu, #packaging

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