IAPRI members have hosted world conferences and member conferences (formerly called symposia) since 1970. These events provide an opportunity for packaging researchers to meet and exchange views and present the latest findings in their areas of expertise. IAPRI World Conferences are held in even number years and are open to all. Member Conferences take place in the following year and are open to members only.
In 2019 the 29th IAPRI Symposium, "Serving Society - Innovative Perspectives on Packaging" will be held at the University of Twente in the Netherlands from 11-14 of June. Organizations providing keynote speakers will include (Dutch) Knowledge Institute for Sustainable Packaging, Ardagh Group and FrieslandCampina. The Social Dinner will be held at the Groisch Brewery, with a tour and the Official Dinner will take place on the De Wilmersberg estate. Information at www.utwente.nl/iaprisymposium
The following is a list of IAPRI events hosted by members since 2010:
2018 21st IAPRI World Conference on Packaging hosted by Jinan University and Hunan University of Technology 19-22 June, Zhuhai, China. "Packaging: Driving a Sustainable Future".2017 28th IAPRI Symposium on Packaging hosted by the School of Engineering and Management Vaud (HEIG-VD)and Nestle Research, 9-12 May, Lausanne, Switzerland