Scanpack Spotlight

From top left: Beatrice Fahlkvist, Johannes Bergmair, Daniel Westlén, Elin Furelid, Mattias Philipsson, Mark Shayler, Elodie Bugnicourt, Anna Willstedt and Evelina Galli.

In this edition of the Spotlight, we hear from Scanpack about its Scanpack 2024 event. 

The seminar programme is now being released for Scandinavia’s largest packaging fair, taking place at the Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg from October 22-25. In addition to the exhibition with 400 exhibitors, visitors will be offered a comprehensive seminar programme featuring nearly 100 sessions. The seminar programme is free of charge, included in the entrance ticket (SEK 180).

This year’s seminar programme focuses on four key themes that reflect some of the most crucial factors for the industry’s future: Sustainability, Production Efficiency, Innovation, and Packaging Trends. New for this year are anniversary lectures to celebrate Scanpack’s 60th anniversary.

“We are very pleased to present a seminar programme with great breadth and exciting speakers. Our ambition is to provide our visitors with a broader knowledge base and new perspectives,” says Monika Ölund, business manager at Scanpack.

Moderator this year is Evelina Galli, a tech enthusiast and established expert voice in technology across media and various stages.

Highlights from the seminar programme:

- The Future of Packaging - fresh views from a leading global spirits company

Elin Furelid, director of Future Packaging, The Absolut Group

- Why what you do matters: How packaging can move from problem to solution

Mark Shayler, co-founder, This is Ape

- Global Packaging Trends

Johannes Bergmair, general secretary, World Packaging Organisation (WPO)

- Single-use vs. multiple-use: which one is actually better for the environment?

Daniel Westlén, state secretary to the Swedish Minister for Climate and the Environment

- From PPWR to Site Zero -how do they match up?

Mattias Philipsson, CEO, Swedish Plastic Recycling

- L’Oréal’s sustainable approach for a global challenge

Beatrice Fahlkvist, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs manager and Sustainability Lead, L’Oréal

- PPWR as a catalyst for innovation

Elodie Bugnicourt, sustainability director international, Graphic Packaging International

- AI - Optimizing industry performance and sustainability

Anna Willstedt, entrepreneur and co-founder,

New sessions will be added continuously. The full programme is published on the event website.

About the seminar programme

  • The seminar programme includes nearly 100 sessions.
  • The content of the seminar programme is developed in consultation with Scanpack’s Advisory Board.
  • The seminar programme is free of charge for visitors to Scanpack and runs throughout all days of the fair.

About Scanpack

  • · Scanpack is four days packed to the brim with inspiration, networking, new business contacts, seminars and workshops. A hub for creativity aimed at sharing ideas on technology, materials, and solutions to be relevant in a circular future. Scanpack takes place at the Swedish Exhibition and Congress Centre in Gothenburg, Sweden on 22-25 October.
  • · Exhibitors: 400
  • · Participants: 13,000
  • · Seminar sessions: 100

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This content was sponsored by Scanpack.