At the recent IAPRI conference hosted by Cetea, near Sao Paulo, in Campinas, Jay Singh was confirmed as the new President. He has served on the Board for a period of 4 years and takes over from Thomas Goedecke, from BAM, Germany, who stepped down earlier this year. The IAPRI Vice President is Renee Wever from Linkoping University, Sweden.
New Board appointments confirmed included, Greg Batt from Clemson Univesrity, USA, Maria Jose Gallotto, University of Santiago, Chile and Changfeng Ge from RIT, USA.
The 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging will take place between 19-22 June in Zhuhai, China. It is hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology. For more information please click here
The IAPRI Symposium in Lausanne (9-12 May) attracted delegates over 130 delegates from 20 countries. There were 99 papers in total out of which 69 are oral.
Marie Rushton, IAPRI Secretary General says 'This excellent event brought researchers from all over the world to network and develop strong links'