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Oct 26 2020

Membership Approves Revised By-Laws for IAPRI

The IAPRI membership has approved the change in By-Laws proposed by the Board of Directors. The changes were approved with 80% acceptance, 12% against and 8% of the members abstaining.

Research News

Sep 28 2020

Sustainable Packaging Working Group holds virtual meeting

IAPRI’s Sustainable Packaging Working Group (WG) held its first online meeting during September, helping to demonstrate that remote networking has an important role to play, not only during the current pandemic, but in less troubled times, too.

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Conference Spotlight

Sep 26 2020

Packaging Dynamics: current and future research themes

As in any other year, the 2020 Online Conference has seen packaging dynamics grapple with many areas of original research.

Technology Spotlight

May 31 2020

The place of packaging in Industry 4.0

Industry 4.0 has inspired development across the consumer goods, equipment, automation and packaging sectors.


Sep 26 2020

Impact of Video Conferencing on IAPRI

A Comment from Edward Church, IAPRI Secretary General on the impact remote working due to the coronavirus will change IAPRI operations.

IAPRI Events

Jun 30 2020

IAPRI World Packaging Conference 2020 On Line - On Demand Registration Ends September 30th

The Online Conference consists of: A webinar session form the start date of the conference (June 30). It is now part of the cycle of conferences. Online conference/ General streams with pre-recorded video presentations from authors. Digital conference proceedings. The cycle of conferences will consist of monthly uploads (June-December) of pre-recorded conferences of keynote speakers, sponsors, and guest speakers.
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Jun 1 2021

30th IAPRI 2021 Member Conference - Virtual Series

Due to the anticipated continued disruption to world travel, the 30th IAPRI Member Conference will be held in June, 2021 as a vitual series of live presentations similar to the in-person version of technical track presentations on packaging research from IAPRI members. A Core Committee is currently working on the format and exactly how it will function.  Please plan to submit an abstract later in 2020 in anticipation of presenting during the conference.  It is ...

Jun 12 2022

23rd IAPRI World Conference on Packaging - PACKAGING FOR WORLD CRISIS hosted by the Thai Packaging Centre

The IAPRI Board of Directors has selected the Thai Packaging Centre to host the 2022 World Conference in Bangkok, Thailand in June of 2022.

PROPAK Asia 2022 will be held during 15-18 June 2022 at the same venue of the IAPRI conference.

May 25 2023

31st IAPRI Member Conference May 2023 Navi Mumbai, India

The SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center and the IAPRI Board of Directors have moved the Member Conference from 2021 back to 2023 due to the continued global impact of the Coronavirus.

IAPRI member institutes interested in hosting the IAPRI World Conference in 2024 can get the Guidelines and Application Form by clicking here

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