Speakers Announced for Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge

Culver's CEO Craig Culver to deliver keynote
Aug 21, 2014 9:20 AM ET
Press Release

August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - The Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology has announced the speakers for its fourth annual Focal Point conference at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Registration for Focal Point 2014 can be done online here.

Focal Point 2014: Packaging at the Leading Edge will target the latest challenges and solutions in packaging and converting right across the value chain. Industry experts will discuss efforts to evidence sustainable sourcing of feedstocks, advances in production techniques, developments in specialty packaging materials, and end-of-life management challenges and choices.

Craig Culver, CEO and co-founder of Culver's Restaurants, headlines a slate of expert presenters at the October 14th conference on sustainable packaging innovations. 

Confirmed speakers are:
•Nicole Bookhout, National Account Executive, Placon
•Craig Culver, Co-founder and CEO, Culver's
•Robyn Buma, Global Procurement Director, Paper, Avery Dennison Materials Group
•Daniel Daggett, Director, Product Stewardship and Sustainability, Sealed Air Corporation
•Tim Haggerty, Plant Director - LeHigh Valley, PA, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc.
•James Kahn, Commercial Manager, Braskem
•Michele Riggs, Biodegradable Technical Specialist/Environmental Technician, Cedar Grove Compost, Inc.
•Shawn Stevens, Attorney/Equity Partner at Gass Weber Mullins

The conference provides networking opportunities throughout the day.

More information including speaker profiles and presentation summaries is online at http://www.uwsp.edu/wist/Pages/focal-point/default.aspx.

Ron Tschida
Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology