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Agenda

Please Note: The scheduled webinar sessions will take place in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (UTC/GMT -4 hours)

Session I: Food Contact in Focus | North America
Opening Remarks
Update on Current U.S. State Activities Impacting Food Contact Materials
Break
Session II: Food Contact in Focus | Latin America
Andean Community of Nations and Chile – Food Contact Legislation Explained
End of Day One
Session III: Food Contact in Focus | Europe
Risk Assessment and Declaring Compliance with Focus on NIAS in FCM
The Future of EU Food Contact – The View from a Neighbour
Break
Session IV: Food Contact in Focus | Asia
Update on the Positive Lists for Food Contact Materials in Japan: What to Expect and How to Comply
Update on China’s Regulation of Food Contact Materials and Drug Packaging Materials
Indian Food Contact Regulations and Updates
End of Day Two
Session V: Recycling and Sustainability in Global Food Contact Materials
Opening Remarks
Preventing Food Waste with Safe, Plastic-Free, and Fluorochemical-Free Paperboard Materials
Use of Recycled Plastics in Food Packaging: Chemistry Considerations – Case Studies of Surrogate Contamination and Analyses
Break
Session VI: Responding to Global Regulatory Requirements and Migration Concerns
Analysis of Data on Food-Contact Surface Area-to-Food Mass Ratios (SA/mF) for the Estimation of Migration Levels of Components of Single-Use Packaging Materials into Food
Addressing Food Packaging Industry Challenges Through Innovation and Collaboration
Break
Session VII: Exploring Global Supply Chain Challenges
Discussing Supply Chain Challenges from a Converter Perspective
End of Day Three
Session VIII: Responding to Consumer Concerns and Perceptions
Opening Remarks
Panel Discussion | Consumer Concerns & Perceptions
Mars Wrigley | Campbell Soup Company | Land O'Lakes
Networking Opportunity