2023 ENGAGE – The Contract Packaging and Manufacturing Experience Agenda

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2023

10:00 AM

Check In / Registration

8:00 AM


7:15 AM FISHING EXCURSION - Meet in the lobby 7:15 AM
8:00 AM

GOLF TOURNAMENT - Meet in the lobby AT 7:30 AM - Lunch and awards on the course

11:15 AM

FOODIE TOUR - Meet in the lobby 11:15 AM

4:30 PM

F4SS member meeting

5:30 PM

KICK OFF EVENT: The Buckhorn Saloon and Museum has the full Texas experience. Enjoy an evening of networking with friends and colleagues (Shuttle provided)

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2023
7:00 AM

Breakfast Buffet - TABLE TOP EXHIBITS

7:30 AM

First Time Meeting Attendees or New CPA Member Welcome Session-
New to CPA or F4SS or the Annual Event? Then this session is for you!

8:30 AM CPA and F4SS President's Opening Comments and Introductions
  Session 1
8:45 AM KEYNOTE - McCormick & Co., Inc. - Michael Okoroafor
Key Insights driving the ESG and Sustainability agenda in a Fragile World: McCormick’s Journey

9:30 AM

The Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2023 - Euromonitor - Diego Borjas

10:15 AM Networking Break and Exhibition session
10:45 AM FORMAL NETWORKING EVENT - How many new contacts can you make?
12:00 PM

NETWORKING LUNCH- CPA Board of Directors Nominees introduced and the CPA Strategic Sourcing Award announced.

1:30 PM

Spouses Event - WITTE MUSEUM - Meet in the lobby at 1:00 PM

1:30 PM Session 2
  CPG PANEL DISCUSSION- Diversey, Kimberly Clark, Church and Dwight, P&G
What is the shape of the supply chain of the future and how do we support it? 
3:00 PM Networking Break and Exhibition session:
3:30 PM Session 3
  CP/CM Panel Discussion- The Shippers Group, Gordon Laboratories Inc, MSW Packaging, Honeyville, Inc
Are we making progress on the issues of Labor, Workforce and Automation?  What's next? 
5:00 PM Exhibition area open - Join us for libations and appetizers before you head to dinner. A short award ceremony will close out the early evening events. 
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023
6:30 AM Fun Run/Walk-  Get up and shake off the night before! 
7:30 AM Breakfast Buffet - Tabletop Exhibits
  Session 3 Welcome

8:45 AM

Keynote - Sebastian Latten, Global Head of External Manufacturing, Consumer Products, J&J
What is the global view of the external manufacturing market and how does it impact me? 

9:45 AM  CPA Session - Carl Melville, The Melville Group
Preview of the 2023 State of the Industry Report
10:15 AM CPA Session - Allison Keene, President Flexible Packaging Assocation
Flexible Packaging markets and the issues we are facing with EPR legislation 

9:45 AM

F4SS Session - ESG working group

10:15 AM F4SS Session - Data connectivity between CMP/CPG
A discussion on creating digitally connected ESC eco-system
10:45 AM Networking Break - Exhibition area

11:15 AM

CPA Session - Sustainability From the Front Lines - A CoMan perspective Michael Quick, Pratt Industries 
Sustainability, the circular economy, and our role in advancing green initiatives. 

11:45 AM

CPA Session - Rahul Pasarnikar, Credmade 
A new labor model with the benefit of workforce development.  

11:15 AM

F4SS Session - Supply Chain Risks – case studies of ESC risk management 

11:45 AM

F4SS Session - Case Study - Federal Package

12:15 PM