Call for presentations for TAPPI’s FlexPack PLACE Conference extended to Oct. 2; technical presentations, case studies and papers from the professional packaging and academic communities are actively encouraged for submission

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September 19, 2023 (press release) –

(ATLANTA) September 18, 2023 – Flexible packaging subject matter experts are invited to submit abstracts to TAPPI’s 2024 FlexPack PLACE Conference before October 2, 2023. The deadline has been extended to accommodate an abundance of quality submissions/requests.

Technical presentations, case studies, and papers from the professional packaging and academic communities are actively encouraged for submission.

Suggested topics include:

  • Advances in Resin Technologies
  • Advances in Barrier and Package Performance Properties
  • Advances in Material & Packaging Design
  • Advances in Material & Packaging Structure Processing
  • Advances in Extrusion Processing Equipment and Related Auxiliary Equipment
  • Advances in Downstream Packaging Equipment
  • Advances in Specialty Films and Coatings
  • Advances in Bio-degradable and Bio-based Materials

Abstracts should be 300 words or less and must be submitted through the secured TAPPI Speaker Management System. Acceptances will be issued by October 13, 2023.

In addition to paper submissions, the Committee is also seeking professionals in the field interested in serving on panels, roundtables or other sessions, or who have an interest in serving as session developers.

To learn more about the 2024 Conference, visit or contact Division Manager Mary Beth Cornell by email or by phone at 404-510-0696.


TAPPI’s International Flexible Packaging & Extrusion Division (IFPED) continuously strives to provide highly-valued education, innovations and technical advancements to the Flexible Films and Laminates industry. IFPED provides forums for presentation and discussion of relevant and leading-edge topics, in addition to networking opportunities and mentoring programs to ensure best practices and technology transfer across our industry’s entire supply chain. Learn more on the Division’s website.

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