2017 Symposium Program


WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2017

Location: The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok
8:00–9:00 Registration

9:00–9:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks
Luciano Piergiovanni, Professor, the University of Milan
Andrew J. Gruber, President, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association)
Chongrak Wachrinrat, Acting President, Kasetsart University

9:45–10:20 Keynote presentation #1.1
Luciano Piergiovanni, Professor, the University of Milan

10:20–10:50 Coffee/Tea Break

10:50–11:25 Keynote presentation #1.2 E-Commerce Effect
Andrew J. Gruber, President, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association)

11:25–12:00 Keynote presentation #1.3
Gerhard Schleining, BOKU - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences

12:00–13:30 Lunch

ISTA Asia Pacific Education: Distribution Packaging Design & Testing
13:30–14:00 Presentation #1.4 How ISTA Works - Test Development & Certification
Eric Hiser, Vice President Technical, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association)

14:00–14:30 Presentation #1.5 The Hazards of Distribution (Shock, Compression, Vibration, Atmospheric)
Andrew J. Gruber, President, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association)

14:30 –15:00 Presentation #1.6 Packaged-Product Testing
Eric Hiser, Vice President Technical, ISTA (International Safe Transit Association)

15:00–15:30 Coffee/Tea Break

15:30–16:00 Presentation #1.7 Distribution Environment Measurement - ISTA Data Collection Requirements
Eric Joneson, Vice President, Marketing, Lansmont Corporation, USA

16:00-16:30 Presentation #1.8 Test My Product Using Sine or Random
Ryan Becker, Sales/Application Engineer, Vibration Research

18:30 Welcome Dinner

 


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2017
Location:
The Sukosol Hotel, Bangkok

9:00–9:30 Greetings/Welcome Remarks
Andrew J. Gruber, ISTA President: Role of ISTA
Jongkyoung (JK) Kim, ISTA Asia Pacific Division Chair: Role of ISTA Asia Pacific Division
Amporn Sane, Head, Department of Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University: Role of Packaging Education

9:30–10:00 Keynote presentation #2.1 Over-the-Road Load Shift Investigative Case Study
Eric Joneson, Vice President, Marketing, Lansmont Corporation, USA

Session 1: Distribution Packaging Design and Development
10:00–10:30 Presentation #2.2 Stacking Patterns on Pallets and Packaging Materials for Talcum Powder on Heat Flow and Circulation
Lerpong Jarupan, Assistant Professor, Department of Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University, Thailand

10:30–11:00 Presentation #2.3 Navigating a New Distribution Mode
Bill Noonan, President of L.A.B. Equipment Inc.

11:00 –11:30 Presentation #2.4 Holistic Design for Corrugated Carton
Pakapol Kittipinyovath, Product Development Specialist, Thai Containers Group Co, Ltd, Thailand

11:30 –12:00 Presentation #2.5
Edward Lee, Ph.D., Research Scientist, The Dow Chemical Company Pacific (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

12:00–13:00 Lunch

Session 2: Measurement of Distribution Environment and Testing
13:00–13:30 Presentation #2.6 Vibration Characterization for Drone Small Parcel Delivery
Beng Yang Ong, Business Line Manager, TÜV SÜD PSB Pte Ltd, Singapore

13:30–14:00 Presentation #2.7
Soo Jung Yang, NLOGIS Co. Ltd.

14:00 –14:30 Presentation #2.8 Transport Hazards and Acceleration Data Taken from Experiments
Masahiro Takagi, CEO, eXcearch Corporation, Japan

14:30 –15:00 Presentation #2.9 Transport Packaging Testing in Thailand
Supoj Pratheepthinthong, Senior Technical Officer, Thai Packaging Centre, Thailand

15:00 –15:30 Presentation #2.10 Finished Goods Polymer Packaging Material Reduction
Lim Bok Sim, Intel Technology Sdn. Bhd.

Session 3: Cold Chain Packaging and Transport Packaging Updates
15:30–16:00 Presentation #2.11 Evaluation and Standardization of Temperature Controlled Product Packaging
Jongkyoung (JK) Kim, Head Researcher, Korea Conformity Laboratories, Republic of Korea

16:00 –16:30 Presentation #2.12 Retalier's Perspective on Packaging
Apiruk Detwarasiti, Supply Chain Director, Tesco Lotus, Thailand

16:30–17:00 Presentation #2.13 Functional MA Packaging for Freshness Extension of Fruits & Vegetables
Hyung Woo Park, President, Korea Packaging Society (KOPAST), Republic of Korea

18:30–21:00 Official Dinner and Networking

 


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

9:00–12:00 Field trip:

9:00 -10:30 Visit Airport Cargo
11:00 -12:00 Visit the Authority Port of Thailand (MAY CHANGE)

13:30–15:30 2nd Annual Board Meeting of the ISTA Asia Pacific Directors (APD)

15:40–16:30 Visit to Packaging and Materials Technology, Kasetsart University and Thai Packaging Centre

18:00–21:00 Loi Krathong (Full Moon Festival) & Farewell dinner