Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium

November 15, 2023 | Jeju Island, South Korea

We are thrilled to present the 7th edition of the 2023 ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium to be held November 15, in Jeju Island, South Korea at the Jeju Oriental Hotel. The Symposium is hosted by ISTA, Korea Society of Packaging Science and Technology (KOPAST), APN and organized by Korea Conformity Lab (KCL) and ISTA Asia Pacific Division. The Symposium will be held in conjunction with Asia Packaging Network and Annual Conference of Korea Society of Packaging Science and Technology.

This event aims to bring together academic scholars and students, as well as industry experts, to share knowledge, share passion, and raise awareness about packaging-related education and activities. "New Packaging Paradigm meets Digital Transformation" is the theme of this year's symposium! Download full event brochure here.

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Call for Speakers

If you are interested in presenting at the ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium, please email your presentation title and summary to Lisa Bonsignore, ISTA's Vice President of Events, no later than September 30th. Lisa can be reached at Summaries received will undergo review by the organizing committee and will be confirmed based on a first-come, first-served principle.

Email title & summary

Become a Sponsor

Become a sponsor of the 2023 ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium to support our mission of expanding knowledge exchange and promoting packaging excellence. Your support will allow us to expand our outreach efforts by covering the costs of student participation and facilitating the presence of internationally renowned scholars. Your participation as a sponsor will not only increase the symposium's impact but will also align your esteemed brand with our values and aspirations. Together, we can create an invaluable platform for learning, collaboration, and progress within the dynamic world of packaging. Contact Lisa Bonsignore at to request more information.

Sponsor rates: Levels starting at $3,000 USD

Exclusive Benefits: Sponsors will receive the exclusive Symposium experience with 3 VIP tickets, along with advertising placement in the program book.

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The following is an overview of the ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium program:

10:00-10:10 Welcome remarks
10:10-10:30 Presentation   

Session 1
10:30-11:00 Presentation    
11:00-11:30 Presentation    
11:30-12:00 Presentation    
12:00-13:00 Lunch break

Session 2
13:00-13:30 Presentation    
13:30-14:00 Presentation    
14:00-14:30 Presentation    
14:30-15:00 Presentation    
15:00-15:20 Coffee break

Session 3
15:20-15:50 Presentation    
15:50-16:20 Presentation    
16:20-16:50 Presentation
16:50-17:20 Presentation    
18:00-20:00 Dinner and networking

Rates & registration

Registration rate: $400 USD

Registration includes the Asia Packaging Network and Annual Conference of Korea Society of Packaging Science and Technology in addition to the ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium.

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We are pleased to be hosting the 2023 ISTA Asia Pacific Packaging Symposium at the Jeju Oriental Hotel in Jeju, South Korea. The Jeju Oriental Hotel is a 5-star hotel located near the beach of Topdong and only 8 minutes away from the Jeju International Airport.


JK Kim, Principal Researcher of KCL Chair of ISTA Asia-Pacific Division or 010-9397-5344 (mobile)