2018 Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium Program

The 2018 ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium was held April 17-19, 2018 in Seoul, Korea. The following is an overview of the 2018 symposium program:
  Tuesday, April 17, 2018
10:30-13:30 Opening Ceremony for 21st KoreaPack and Korea Packaging Award Luncheon - Kintex
Hosted by: Hosted by Kyungyon expo., Korea Packaging Center
  Wednesday, April 18, 2018
10:00 Optional Field Trip - Visit to the Headquarters of Korea Container Pool and LogisAll Company, Seoul
16:00-18:00 Annual Board Meeting of the ISTA Asia Pacific Directors (APD) - Headquarters of Korea Container Pool and LogisAll Company
18:00-20:00 Welcome Dinner - Seoul
Prepared by ISTA, ISTA Asia Pacific Division
Sponsored by TAPS International
  Thursday, April 19, 2018
  ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium Program
Co-hosts: ISTA, Korea Society of Packaging Science and Technology (KOPAST)
Sponsors: Korea Conformity Lab. & Kyungyon Exhibition Co.
10:00-10:15 Welcome Remarks
Younsuk Lee, President, KOPAST
A.J. Gruber, President, ISTA
Jongkyoung Kim, Chair, ISTA Asia Pacific Division
10:15-10:45 Keynote Speech: The Future State of ISTA
A.J. Gruber, President, ISTA
  Session 1: Measuring Distribution Environment and Lab Testing
11:00-11:30 Distribution Multi-Axis Simulation Testing – In Pursuit of Laboratory Results That Are Closer to Reality 
Mr. David Jin, Asia Pacific Manager, NVT Group LLC
11:30-12:00 Insights Gained from Experiments and Simulation on Transport Hazards
Mr. Masahiro Takagi, eXcearch Corporation, Japan
12:00-13:00 Lunch & KoreaPack 2018 tour
  Session 2: Packaging Design and Development
13:30-13:30 Analysis on the test methods through gathering the distribution environmental loads of the parcel packaging delivered by means of e-commerce(O2O) in Korea
Jaeyoung Oh, Ph.D., KCL
13:30-14:00 Market growth of HMR and Cold Chain Packaging
Mr. Seok Choi, Thermo Lab Korea
14:00-14:30 Effect of Vibration Stress on Quality of Agricultural Products during Transportation
Prof. Hyun-Mo Jeong, Kyungbuk College of Science
14:30-15:00 Development of Plastic Bobbin and Pool System for Non-Ferrous Tube
Mr. Suhyun Kim, LogisAll
  Session 3: Bio-pharmaceutical packaging in Good Distribution Practice principles
15:20-15:50 Trends and Standardization of Pharmaceutical Logistics in China
Mr. Shiyuan Zhang, Sinopharm Logistics Co Ltd, China
15:50-16:20 Overview of Medical Packaging Regulation and Testing in Vietnam
Mr. Nguyen Le Thi, Quatest3, Vietnam
16:20-16:40 International Standardization of Cold Chain and Bio-Pharmaceutical Packaging
Jong Kyeoung Kim Ph.D, KCL
16:40-17:20 Open discussion: “Directions of GDP standardization for biopharmaceuticals”
Panels: Tae Hee Yoo(PharmaFrontier), Jae Hong Lim(Pelican Biothermal), Yoon Sung Bae(TAPS international)

Discussion leader: Minjung Joo, Ph.D, KCL
17:20-17:30 Closing
Time TBD Official Dinner and Networking
Kintex - Main Ballroom; Steak or International Seafood Buffet Restaurant