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PD West Pack Insider, February 2013

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7 Westpack SHOW INSIDER 2013 // www.PackagingDigest.com ment process" by John McComb, program manager, structural packaging, Campbell Soup Co. "Client case study: Real world perspective on integrating prototyping into the design process" by Jim Warner, global managing design director, Kaleidoscope. "Leverage 3D printing for packaging solutions" by Bruce Bradshaw, director of U.S. marketing, Stratasys. 5. Robotics in Packaging Wed., Feb. 13; 1:00 - 2:45 p.m. New robotics technologies prove a key tool to help U.S. packagers enhance product output, improve quality and even reduce costs. Gain insights into the various ways American companies are incorporating and managing robots into their packaging operations. "Practical uses of robotics in packaging" by Richard Bahr, president/ CEO, MGS Machine Corp. "New robotics technologies and implications for U.S. competitiveness in end of line and palletizing" by Walter Langosch, global business development, ESS Technologies Inc. 6. Traceability and Serialization Wed., Feb. 13; 3:15 - 5:00 p.m. Track-and-trace has become an important tool to ensure product security, quality and safety. Learn about the technologies available to achieve your package traceability goals. "Food traceability today: Going beyond compliance to superior quality and customer loyalty" by Jonathan Hawes, Sr., director of U.S. and Canada sales, YottaMark. "Developing an enterprise serialization plan" by John DiPalo, COO, Acsis Inc. "Lessons learned from over 16 projects in life sciences involving serialization, traceability and electronic pedigree (e-pedigree)" by Bill Fletcher, managing director, Pharma Logic Solutions. moderated by Heather Thompson, editor-in-chief, MD+DI, with panelists Jim Moon, chief technology officer, Sotera Wireless; Dan Blake, chief product strategy officer, Airstrip; and Todd Thompson, vp, corporate development, Proteus Digital Health. Two keynote speeches each day of the show—given at the Presentation Theater stage located in the front of Hall E—will show you the big picture of manufacturing. Wed., Feb. 13 11:00 a.m.: "Building Innovative Products, Brands and Organizations" by Kevin Ashton, inventor of the Internet of Things, creator of the WeMo home automation platform, former executive director at the MIT and co-founder/CEO of leading clean tech start-up Zensi. 1:00 p.m.: "How The Exponential Age Will Revolutionize Medicine" by Daniel Kraft, MD, executive director, FutureMed; medicine track chair, Singularity University; founder/CEO, IntelliMedicine; and inventor of the MarrowMiner. Tues., Feb. 12 11:00 a.m.: "Innovation; a Futurist's View of Manufacturing" by Thomas Frey, innovation editor, The Futurist Thurs., Feb. 14 11:00 a.m.: "Convergence of Medical and Consumer Technology" by Bill Betten, Magazine, senior futurist at the DaVinci Institute and author of "Communicating with the Future." 12:15 p.m.: "Defining the Digital Device Revolution: A Panel Discussion with MD+DI's Manufacturers of the Year" technology director, UBM TechInsights. 12:15 p.m.: "California Manu facuring and Exports Forecast" t by Kevin Klowden, managing economist, Milken Institute. Keynote Presentations Innovation Briefs Theater Your show badge is all you need to be able to sit in on any of the free Innovations Briefs Theater presentations. These short, targeted talks— conveniently located right on the show floor—are designed to be easy in and out. Two theaters will be set up: Theater 1 will be in Hall E in Booth 637 and Theater 2 will be in Hall C in Booth 3541. Among the 28 topics are these related to packaging and manufacturing: Tues., Feb. 12 Theater 1—Hall E, Booth 637 1:30 - 1:55 p.m.: "Health Care Innovation Using Engineering Simulation" by Ansys Inc. Theater 2—Hall C, Booth 3541 11:00 - 11:25 a.m.: "Save Your Factory with Robotic Automation" by Fanuc Robotics America Corp. 11:30 - 11:55 a.m.: "3D Additive Printing from Digital to Physical" by Source Graphics. 1:00 - 1:25 p.m.: "Drug Delivery to the Eye" by Cal Poly University. Wed., Feb. 13 Theater 1—Hall E, Booth 637 11:30 - 11:55 a.m.: "Highly Permeable Porous Microbial Barrier Films for Medical Device Packaging" by Porex Corp. Theater 2—Hall C, Booth 3541 11:30 - 11:55 a.m.: "ReisPAD: Innovation of a Touch Screen Robotic Controller" by Reis Robotics USA Inc. Thurs., Feb. 14: Theater 2—Hall C, Booth 3541 11:30 - 11:55 a.m.: "Time to Think About Packaging" by Flexpak. 1:00 - 1:25 p.m.: "Thermoforming in the Packaging Industry using 3D Printing" by Stratasys. Advanced Manufacturing Seminars The co-located Pacific Design & Manufacturing event will produce its own seminar program. Eight sesContinued on page 8

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