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.
- Poly Pack Symposium 2014
Golf Tournament Schedule
Wednesday May 6, 2015
Time Event Location 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
- ‘Grand Parking’ structure (130)
- ‘G1’ Parking lotFor full campus map click here
Thursday May 7, 2015
Time Company/Speaker Presentation Location 8:30-9:00 Continental Breakfast UU 204 9:00-9:15 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 10:30-10:45 Break UU 204 10:45-11:15 Pregis Corporation
Joey Phister, Regional Sales Manager.
Dimensional Weight: What’s the Buzz About? UU 220 11:15-11:45 FedEx
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 11:45-13:00 Lunch UU 204 13:00-13:45 Constellation Brands
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
Interview and Resume Workshop
Time Location 10:00-10:45 UU 218
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)
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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: