Poly Pack Symposium
Packaging and Logistics
May 6 - 7, 2015
The Poly Pack Symposium is a day long event which gathers packaging professionals from around the nation to discuss new topics, learn new techniques, and network with each other and our students. This year's event will take place on May 6th and May 7th with the theme of Packaging and Logistics in the industry. During the course of the day there will be industry speakers, panel discussion and facility tours. In addition the annual egg drop contest and a banquet will be hosted by the packaging student club.
Golf Tournament Schedule
Wednesday May 6, 2015
|11:00-12:00||Lunch||Private Banquet Room|
|12:00-15:30||Golf Tournament||6464 Ana Bay Rd, Avila Beach|
The Symposium venue is in the University Union on Grand Avenue.
Parking permits can be purchased at the indicated 'Permit Dispensers' on the map linked above. Please allot 15 minutes to find parking.
Suggested Parking Lots
Thursday May 7, 2015
|8:30-9:00||Continental Breakfast||UU 204|
Introduction ||UU 220|
|9:15-10:00||US Marine Corps
Kevin Smith, Logistics Management Specialist.
|Packaging that benefits the logistical system||UU 220|
|10:00-10:30||Lansmont Corporation |
Bryan Williams, Marketing Specialist.
|Environmental Measurement and Laboratory Testing Using Both Single and Multi-Axis Measurement Inputs||UU 220|
Joey Phister, Regional Sales Manager.
|Dimensional Weight: What's the Buzz About?||UU 220|
Tomas Trabanino, Project Packaging Engineer.
|FedEx Packaging Services: From the field to the lab, it pays to give your packaging a closer look.||UU 220|
Rick Anderson, VP Logistics.
|Temperature Control Practices - Inside & Out||UU 220|
|13:45-14:15||Amgen Inc. |
Anthony Bantug, Packaging Engineer.
|Cryogenic Packaging Operations for Viral Immuno Therapies||UU 220|
|14:15-14:45||Consumer Electronics Company
Paul Marchetti, Packaging Engineer.
|Opportunities for Reducing Logistics Costs through Packaging||UU 220|
|15:00-16:00||Lab Tour||Packaging Labs
Bldg 21 Engineering West
|18:00-19:30||Egg Drop||Farmers Market, Higuera and Broad Street|
|19:30-22:00||Banquet with Silent Auction||Cafe Roma|
Who Should Attend
- Package Development Engineers, Managers and Directors
- Marketing Managers and Executives
- Packaging Materials, Machinery, Service and Solution Providers
- Packaging Consultants
- Projects Managers
- R&D Managers from CPG and Converter Companies
- Early Bird Registration (by April 18th): $200
- Regular Registration: $250
- Sponsor Registration: $700 or $500
- Banquet: $65 (Can be purchased with registration)
- Golf Tournament General Fee: $60.00 and Student $15.00 (Can be purchased with registration)
Parking permits may be purchased at the Welcome Center on Grand Ave. Please allot at least 15 minutes for parking.
Gold Level Sponsor
With a sponsored amount of $700, your company will receive two tickets to the event, placement of your company logo on the Poly Pack website, recognition at specific events and two Cal Poly Packaging caps.
Silver Level Sponsor
With a sponsored amount of $500, your company will receive one ticket to the event, placement of your company logo on the Poly Pack website, recognition at specific events and one Cal Poly Packaging cap.
For more information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact either: