This technical dinner is a joint event of SPE and AIP on packaging innovations and trends in meat industry.
Seminar program is as follow:
Polymers, Plastics and Packaging for a Sustainable Future
Associate Dean, Chemical and Environmental Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne
Srini is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at RMIT. His previous affiliations include
National University of Singapore, University of Texas, and CTC Technologies, Inc.
His research expertise includes nanoscale engineering for energy and environment,
molecular assembly, polymer composites and hybrids, thin films, surface
functionalisation and immobilisation, with preference towards environmentally
benign methods of processing.
Consumer insights into packaging vs food waste and behaviours that are
driving change in retail pack formats in the Australian meat case. A review
of pack attributes that can capitalise on these changing consumer demands.
Alan Adams MAIP
Market Manager - Retail, Case ready Meat, Poultry and Seafood Sealed Air
A career specialist in food packaging Alan has worked through a number of roles
for Trigon Packaging, Innovia Films and now Sealed Air. Formerly National Sales
Manager – Cryovac Food Solutions, Alan is now Market Manager Retail and Case
Ready for Fresh Red Meat, Poultry and Seafood. In this role Alan has developed a
passion for exploring what drives consumer behaviour towards packaging and
how our industry needs to change to keep up their changing demands.
The latest innovations, trends and opportunities in the meat industry.
Michael Lee MAIP
Manager, High Value Food Frontiers, Meat & Livestock Australia
Michael comes from a food technology background with 20 years experience
across the meat supply chain. Michael completed his post graduate research
in new packaging formats and business models for fresh and cooked meats.
Since 2012, Michael has been with MLA working on off-farm demand building
research and development and innovation capability development programs
to create and capture value for industry. As part of Michael’s role, investigating
emerging packaging trends, developing networks of strategic research providers
and partnering with industry to develop and commercialise packaging initiatives
are key focus area.
An overview of current developments and innovative technologies being
Implemented by Scott in the meat processing industry.
Red Meat Business Manager, Scott Automation + Robotics
Stuart Shaw is the Red Meat Business Manager at Scott Automation + Robotics,
which is located in Sydney. Stuart joined Scott Automation + Robotics in 2004
and has over twenty-eight years’ experience in automation, materials handling,
packaging and processing technology development having held several
positions in Australia and Europe in technical and business development roles.
For further information contact Craig Benson on 0417 373 004 or email@example.com