IPSA 2017 ANNUAL SEMINAR – MYTH BUSTERS – 27 Sept 2017

IPSA 2017 ANNUAL SEMINAR – MYTH BUSTERS – 27 Sept 2017
27 September 2017 | 12:00 - 16:00 | River Club, Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory, Cape Town

IPSA 2017 ANNUAL SEMINAR – MYTH BUSTERS – 27 Sept 2017

IPSA‘s Western Cape Region brings you the much-anticipated 2017 Annual Seminar entitled, Myth Busters.

You’ve heard them all:

“Packaging is the biggest contributor to the solid waste stream!” and “Plastic packaging causes cancer,” amongst others.

The myths about packaging abound and it’s our responsibility, as industry professionals, to debunk fake news when it comes our way.

Sign up for IPSA’s Annual Seminar which looks to debunk these common myths.

Download more info about how to register for the seminar here.

DATE: September 27, 2017
TIME: 12 noon
VENUE: River Club, Liesbeek Parkway, Observatory, Cape Town

COST:

Early Bird Members R500 Members R550
Early Bird Non-members R650 Non-members R700

PROGRAMME:

12:00 Registration

12:30 Finger lunch

13:30 MYTH BUSTER #1 Mark Liptrot | Sustainability Manager | Constantia Afripack
Mark explains why it’s a myth that laminated flexible packaging cannot be recycled and is bad for the environment.

14:00 MYTH BUSTER #2 Chandru Wadhwani | Joint Managing Director | Extrupet
Chandru debunks the myth that plastic beverage bottles create waste and aren’t recyclable in South Africa.

14:30 Tea/coffee break

15:00 MYTH BUSTER #3 Annabé Pretorius | Founder | Plastix 911
Annabé disputes the myth that plastic packaging must be biodegradable to save the environment.

15:30 MYTH BUSTER #4 Chris Burchmore | Africa Regional Director | Forest Stewardship Council
Chris upends the myth that using paper packaging destroys forests.

16:00 Discussion and questions

16:30 Close and cash bar

Book your seat, bring a colleague, and join us to hear about the myths and learn the real facts from our industry’s experts.