ECMA Annual Congress 2017
This year the ECMA Annual Congress took place on 21 and 22 September 2017 in Salzburg, Austria in The Crown Plaza Salzburg - The Pitter Hotel. The congress theme was: ‘When Cartons Matter’.
It was an great event at a beautiful location, which offered a strong working programme and excellent networking opportunities. Please find below some highlights of this year's plenary working programme:
|-||Welcome to Salzburg by Dr. Wilfried Haslauer Landeshauptmann (governor) of Salzburg, and a keynote speech by Dr. Karin Kneissl on why migration stays on the agenda.|
|Business Cases on the role of packaging matter and why cartons matter to them presented by: Wilfried Muselet, Procurement Manager Indirect Europe at Mondelēz International; Didier Morisseau, Global Purchasing Director – Ingredients & Packaging at Danone; Alessandro Olivero, Sourcing Category Manager at Ferrero and; Andrew Collins, Managing Partner Brand Strategy at 1HQ|
|-||Insight into the consequences of Brexit and Trump on the European economy by Andrea Boltho, Emeritus Fellow Magdalen College University of Oxford|
|-||ECMA presents for the second time its 360° Industry Update
|-||Updates on Food Safety by the ECMA Technical Committee and Industry Promotion by Pro Carton|
|-||Interactive Workshop on Leadership, conducted by Johnny Bertl|
|-||And inspirational closing keynotes by Sean Pillot de Chenecey (Thursday) and Rasmus Ankersen (Friday)|
The full ECMA Congress 2017 programme can still be downloaded here to give you an impression of the event.
Check a first selection of photos here.
The ECMA Annual Congress 2018 will be held in Riga, Latvia on 20 & 21 September. As soon as more information on the programme is available you will find it on this page.