Forum Training











Get a strong start before attending TransPack or TempPack by participating in pre-forum CPLP and RPbD training opportunities! You'll walk away with in-depth knowledge and new skills and return to your company with the confidence to do more, achieve more, and be more.

ISTA Certified Packaging Laboratory Professional (CPLP) TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
Monday, March 29th and Tuesday, March 30th


ISTA's Certified Packaging Laboratory Professional (CPLP) program encourages and recognizes development and excellence in packaging laboratory professionals. Manufacturers can improve their ability to achieve effective, economical packaging when their own people receive this unique training. CPLP certification is particularly valuable for enhancing the credibility of people involved with ISTA testing and ISTA certified laboratory operations. Normally taken in a self-study format, the Forum offers the opportunity for you to take the "live" version - in a classroom setting. Two levels of certification are available: both Technician and Technologist courses will be offered. Larry Dull, ISTA's Lead Instructor and who is also a CPLP-Professional will conduct the training.

Monday, March 29th Schedule:
  • 7:30am 8:00am CPLP Breakfast
  • 8:00am 12:30 CPLP Technician Training
  • 12:30pm 1:00pm CPLP Lunch
  • 1:00pm 5:30pm CPLP Technologist Training
Tuesday, March 30th Schedule:
  • 8:00am 12:00pm CPLP Technician and Technologist Exams

Registration Fee:Registration is available through the Forum registration.

ISTA Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) TRAINING
Tuesday, March 30th


ISTA will be offering a one-half day training program on the implementation of our Responsible Packaging by Design (RPbD) recommended guideline. This training will be followed by an exam which, if successfully passed, will lead to a professional certificate in the use of the guideline. Whether seeking to test the waters, training to implement the program, or obtain a professional certificate, the RPbD training program can help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to build your company's reputation as an environmentally and socially conscious corporate citizen and drive profitability. Larry Dull, ISTA's Lead Instructor will conduct the training.

Tuesday, March 30th Schedule:
  • 7:30am 8:00am RPbD Breakfast
  • 8:00am 12:00pm RPbD Training
  • 12:00pm 1:00pm RPbD Lunch
  • 1:00pm 3:00pm RPbD Exam

Registration Fee:
Registration is available through the Forum registration.