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The Future Of Packaging

May 14, 2024
University Club of Chicago

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Brought to you by Smithers and L.E.K. Consulting, The Future of Packaging is the premier event in North America dedicated to providing timely, insightful content to the C-suite and investors in the packaging industry. This exclusive, invitation-only program regularly attracts commercial leaders and financial sponsors in the packaging sector to discuss the key opportunities for value creation in the packaging industry. During this year’s event, you’ll be able to:
  • Build relationships with senior executives in the packaging industry including brand owners, converters, and investors
  • Learn about the latest updates, trends, and new technologies in the market
  • Network with industry experts to make profitable connections for the growth of your business


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2024 Agenda

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Registration, Networking and Breakfast
Opening Keynote
Networking and Coffee
Panel #1 – What do brand owners care about most during 2024-2026?
Networking and Lunch Break
Panel #2 – How is environmental sustainability transforming packaging today and in the future?
Networking Break
Panel #3 – What is the state of M&A in the packaging ecosystem?
Endnote
Closing Remarks by Karin von Kienlin, L.E.K.
Evening Reception

2024 Panelists and Keynotes

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Michelle Sauder - Dow

Michelle Sauder

Marketing Fellow for Food and Specialty Packaging at Dow
Daniel Carraway - RWDC Industries

Daniel Carraway

Co-Founder & CEO at RWDC Industries
Karin von Kienlin - L.E.K. Consulting

Karin von Kienlin

Partner at L.E.K. Consulting
Thilo Henkes - L.E.K. Consulting

Thilo Henkes

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Christopher Davidson  - WestRock

Christopher Davidson

Vice President, Sustainability at WestRock
Ciaran Little - Smithers

Ciaran Little

VP, Americas & Asia Pacific, Information Division at Smithers
Amanda Davis Winters - L.E.K. Consulting

Amanda Davis Winters

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Jon Moss - L.E.K. Consulting

Jon Moss

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Karin von Kienlin - L.E.K. Consulting

Karin von Kienlin

Partner at L.E.K. Consulting
Thilo Henkes - L.E.K. Consulting

Thilo Henkes

Managing Director at L.E.K. Consulting
Lynn Dyer - Pactiv Evergreen

Lynn Dyer

Chief Sustainability Officer at Pactiv Evergreen
Andy Brewer - Spartech

Andy Brewer

Board Director and Senior Advisor at Spartech

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