Omni-Channel Program


The following is an overview of ISTA's Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference 2019 Program.

8:00am – 3:00pmRPbD pre-conference Training
12:00pm – 5:30pmConference Attendee Check-In 
7:00pm – 8:30amConference Attendee Check-In
8:00am – 8:30amNetworking Breakfast
8:30am – 8:45amWelcome
8:45am – 9:30amIt Breaks, You Buy It Brent Lindberg, Fuseneo
9:30am – 10:00amWinning at Retail David Weiss, McMillanDoolittle
10:00am – 10:30amPackaging Satisfaction and CX: The Post Omni-Channel Strategy Vickie L. VanHurley, Ph.D., Bootstrap Branding
10:30am – 10:45amNetworking Morning Break
10:45am – 11:15amE-commerce Package Design for Less-Than-Truckload Delivery David Leinberger, ABF Freight
11:15am – 11:45amLiquid Product Case Study Nick Bull, Henkel
11:45am – 12:15pmECommerce Food Packaging Market Study Dylan Spruit, Michigan State University's School of Packaging
12:15pm – 1:45pmNetworking Lunch
1:45pm – 3:00pmOmni-channel Packaging Performance – Campfire Session Eric Hiser, ISTA
3:00pm – 3:30pmNetworking Afternoon Break
3:30pm – 4:00pmOmni-channel Packaging Performance – Campfire Session Eric Hiser, ISTA
4:00pm – 4:30pmThinking Outside of the Cardboard Box: Creating Durable and Circular Packaging
Tiffany Threadgould, TerraCycle, Inc. & Loop Global
4:30pm – 5:00pmFulfillment in the Future? It'll Be a Physical Digital Thing John Blake, Gartner
5:30pm – 7:30pmOmni-Reception | Eat, drink and connect!
8:00am – 8:30am Networking Breakfast
8:30am – 8:40amWelcome
8:40am – 9:10am Trends in Omnichannel Operations and the Implications for Packaging Mike O’Brien, Multichannel Merchant
9:10am – 9:30am ISTA's View of Omni-Channel Trends Brian O’Banion, ISTA
9:30am - 10:00amElevating Your Brand in an Omni-channel World Via Packaging Design Eric Lausch and Eric Maclean, Kimberly-Clark
10:00am – 10:15am Networking Morning Break
10:15am – 10:45am Environmental Impact of Packaging Decisions Damon Lucenta, Pregis
10:45am – 11:15am The Fork in the Road: Making E-commerce for Products that Exist vs. Making Products for E-commerce Jim Chrzan, PMMI Media Group
11:15am – 11:45am Innovations in Last-Mile Delivery Nancy Matchey and Bryan Wyatt, Chainalytics
11:45am – 12:00pm The Omni-Channel Packaging Strategies Conference Wrap-Up