This agenda may be subject to change

Monday 25 March

  • 12.00pm – 6:00pm: Registration
  • 12:00pm – 2:00pm: Set-up of Exhibition Tabletops
  • 1.00pm – 4:00pm: Presentation Rehearsals
  • 2:00pm – 6:00pm: Exhibition Hall Opens
  • 7.00pm – 9.30pm: Welcoming Dinner

Tuesday 26 March

  • 7.30am – 9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:20am: Keynote Speaker – Zeki Sanbekir, CEO of Sarten Ambalaj – “Sarten’s success story in metal packaging”. 
  • 9:20am – 9:40am: Kevin Johnsen, Applied Vision Corporation – “Maximising efficiencies and reducing spoilage with vision inspection systems”.
  • 9:40am – 10:00am: Richard Moore, Suzhou SLAC Precision Equipment – “When to go digital  in metal packaging: the key criteria and options for line integration”.
  • 10:00am – 10:20am: Franco Falcone, C.I.E S.r.l – “Updating on waste water recovery technologies. Last Z.L.D. case history: Can-Pack India”.
  • 10:20am – 10:40am: Marc Hoche, CarnuadMetalBox Engineering – “The Latest from CMB”.
  • 10:40am – 11:10am: Coffee Break
  • 11:10am – 11:30am: John Keating, Pressco Technology – “Can inspection technologies”.
  • 11:30am – 11:50am: Ralf Gumbel, Koenig & Bauer MetalPrint GmbH – “News in three piece printing and line optimisation”.
  • 11:50am – 12:10pm: Mark Mohn, Prime Controls – “Oh Sheet! Moments”.
  • 12:10pm – 12:30pm: Stefano Severi, Sacmi – “Inspection of coated sheets. The next step in quality control”.
  • 12:30pm – 12:50pm: Carolyn Crouch, Stolle Machinery – “The Stolle Die Necker”
  • 12:50pm – 1:50pm: Lunch
  • 1:50pm – 2:10pm: Josef Schuetzenberger, SPG Prints – “Innovative digital prepress for the two-piece beverage can industry”.
  • 2:10pm – 2:30pm: Eduardo Alegria, Sun Chemical – “Canthropology. Analysis of the history of packaging and its evolution”.
  • 2:30pm – 2:50pm: Heiner Muller, CGS Publishing Technologies International – “CGS ORIS Flex Pack and SunColorBox – A whole new approach to assure brand color consistency in metal decoration”.
  • 2:50pm – 3:10pm: Martyn Gill, Lighthouse Systems – “The digital factory in can making using MES software”.
  • 3:10pm – 3:30pm: Yan Liang, Intralox – “Solutions to fast, flexible and future proofing can handling”.
  • 3.30pm – 3.50pm: Keynote Speaker – Tony Waite, President of APEAL (The Association of European Producers of Steel Packaging). – “Positioned for the future”.
  • 3:50pm – 7:00pm: Exhibition Hall Opens
  • 7.30pm – 10:00pm: CanTech The Grand Tour Awards Gala Dinner

Wednesday 27 March

  • 7:30am – 9:00am: Breakfast
  • 9:00am – 9:20am: Keynote Speaker – Ania Krolak, Managing Consultant EMEA of Smithers Pira. – “Opportunities and challenges for the global metal packaging market”. 
  • 9:20am – 9:40am: Ruben Robles, Belvac Production Machinery – “Metal forming and decorating solutions for two piece containers”.
  • 9:40am – 10:00am: Michael W. Calahan, Integrated Packaging Solutions – “Can weight control.. a new approach”
  • 10:00am – 10:20am: William Geller, Quality By Vision – “Recent developments in quality control for metal packaging”.
  • 10:20am – 10:40am: Greg Frisby, Sensory Analytics – “Improve plant efficiency with next generation film weight measurement and coating process control”.
  • 10:40am – 11:10am: Coffee Break
  • 11:10am – 11.30am: Pascal Amelot, ArcelorMittal – “How to use sustainability as a competitiveness differentiator”.
  • 11:30am – 11:50am: Hyperion Materials & Technologies – “Optimising tool materials and manufacturing process to create open windows”.
  • 11:50am – 12:10pm: Pasquale Carmine Faiella, Movipack S.r.l – “Experience and technology for the can making sector”.
  • 12:10pm – 1:30pm: Candid Forum
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm: Lunch and Exhibition Hall Open
  • 2:30pm – Close