Agenda

We are pleased to announce the 2019 Spirits Packaging Summit agenda, focusing on key issues impacting the packaging sector, including sustainability, design and connected technology

08:45

Registration, breakfast and networking


09:30

Chair’s opening address 

Philip Chadwick, editor, Packaging News

09:35

Sustainability in the world of luxury

Mike Rose, director of brands packaging, Edrington

10:00

Leyton Hardwick (DrinkWorks) on trends


10:25

Panel discussion: What sustainable challenges are unique to the spirits and luxury sector? Audience Q&A session.

Tracy Sutton, packaging design consultant, Root Innovation Mike Rose, director of brands packaging, Edrington

10:55

Coffee and networking


11:15

Creating connected experiences

Rob Hollands, managing director, SharpEnd and Cameron Worth, chief executive, SharpEnd

11:40

Glencairn Crystal at the Cutting Edge

Scott Davidson, new product development director, Glencairn Crystal

12:05

Sustainable drinks packaging solutions for a better 21st century world

Santiago Navarro, CEO & Co-Founder, Garçon Wines

12:30

Lunch and networking


13:30


Scott Jost, vice president for innovation and design, Berlin Packaging 

13:55

Never accept the odds with Upperhand: strategy, visual identity and brandworld

Paul Taylor, chief creative officer and founding partner at BrandOpus, Creative Brand Agency

14:20

Update on the threat of plain packaging

Ron Cregan, founder, Endangered Species

14:45

TBC

15:10

Coffee and networking


15:30

Panel discussion and audience Q&A: tips and advice on creating the perfect pack for the market


16:30

Conference ends and networking drinks