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October 17-18, 2022
Chicago, Illinois

Join us for SmartPack US 2022!

October 17-18, 2022 | Chicago, Illinois

Accelerating the Commercial Adoption of Active & Intelligent Packaging

Focusing on industry collaboration and innovations that accelerate the commercial adoption of active and intelligent packaging, this industry driven conference unites the entire packaging value chain to discuss recent developments, emerging opportunities, and application advancements for the entire packaging supply chain, including manufacturers, retailers, brand owners and CPGs.

Featuring presentations from WestRock, Blue Bite, Identiv, LimeLoop, INX International, Grain Discovery, Is It Fresh, CPI, Magnomer, Algramo, Smart Cups, Smithers, and more, last year's agenda was designed to explore:
  • Smart Packaging - Industry Updates
  • Active Packaging
  • Technology for Smart Packaging
  • AR in the World of Smart Packaging
  • Poster Session - Introduction to New Technologies and Solutions
  • Material Science & Intelligent Packaging Design
  • Current Challenges and Gaps within the Packaging Industry (Working Session)
  • Partnerships Advancing the Industry
  • Customer Experience Packaging


By attending SmartPack US 2022, you will have the opportunity to hear from industry leaders and key packaging influencers about the latest developments coming out of the active and intelligent packaging marketplace, and join in the important conversations that are driving continued innovation and shaping the future outlook of this rapidly evolving, high-growth business sector.
  • Gain firsthand insights into the key market drivers, industry trends, the latest research, and emerging developments that are influencing the future of the smart packaging sector
  • Hear the latest developments from leading brands and retailers as they share best practices and lessons learned on their smart packaging journeys
  • Network, collaborate, and share ideas with stakeholders from all aspects of the supply chain
  • Explore the current business climate, assess the competition, and discover innovative product offerings and business solutions that can benefit your business operations


The 2022 Speaker Preview

Curt Schacker - Digimarc

Curt Schacker

Global Head of Digital Printing and Packaging at Digimarc
Amir Khoshniyati - Identiv

Amir Khoshniyati

General Manager and Vice President, Transponder Business at Identiv
Steve Statler - Wiliot

Steve Statler

SVP Marketing & Business Development at Wiliot
John Dwyer - WestRock

John Dwyer

Vice President of Digital Solutions at WestRock
Benjamin Trent - Smithers

Benjamin Trent

Managing Consultant at Smithers

2022 Advisory Board

Salisha Fingerhut - Avery Dennison, Smartrac

Salisha Fingerhut

Market Development Manager, Connected Products at Avery Dennison, Smartrac
Pepin Gelardi - Tomorrow Lab

Pepin Gelardi

Partner at Tomorrow Lab
Hannah Fallaw - WestRock

Hannah Fallaw

Account Executive at WestRock
Phil Stafford - Digimarc

Phil Stafford

Global Business Development Director at Digimarc
Navjeet Chhina - Genius Ventures Inc

Navjeet Chhina

CEO at Genius Ventures Inc

The 2021 Agenda

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Registration & Breakfast
Session I: Smart Packaging - Industry Updates
Session II: Active Packaging
Session III: Technology for Smart Packaging
Session IV: AR in the World of Smart Packaging
Registration & Breakfast
Session V: Material Science & Intelligent Packaging Design
Session VI: Working Session – Current Challenges and Gaps within the Packaging Industry
Session VII: Partnerships Advancing the Industry
Session VIII: Customer Experience Packaging

2021 Sponsors & Exhibitors