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The ISTA Forum 2023 Program is Live, Featuring TransPack and TempPack

The agenda is now live for the 2023 ISTA Forum, which takes place May 1 to 3, 2023, in Houston. The event gathers industry professionals shaping the future of transport packaging.

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ISTA is hosting the 2023 ISTA Forum, including TransPack & TempPack events May 1 to 3 in Houston, TX, at the beautiful Marriott Marquis Houston.

ISTA’s signature event, the ISTA Forum is where the packaging community comes together to tackle today’s challenges, explore industry best practices, discover the latest trends, and shape the future of transport packaging.

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Registration is open!

TransPack provides a balance of valuable presentations, case studies, research and solutions surrounding the optimization of packaging for transport. Target topics include: Packaging Performance Testing Applications and Research | Challenges of Protective Package Design | Quality Assurance and Validation Best Practices | Damage Reduction Success Stories | e-Commerce Packaging | Sustainable Packaging Development | Optimization of Packaging | Systems Case Studies

Transpack sessions include:

  • Predicting the Cause of Shipping Box Damage using Review Images on E-commerce Platform
  • The Effect of Package Types on Peach Quality in the Direct-To-Consumer Distribution Environment
  • Current Legislative Activities Around Sustainable Packaging
  • Case Studies with Companies to Compliance with Environmental Legislation through Packaging Optimization
  • Environmental Sustainability: Making It Part of Our DNA
  • Merging Out-of-Box Customer Experience with Product Protection

TempPack focuses on technical topics related to global temperature controlled performance packaging. Target topics include: Frozen Shipment Best Practices and Case Studies | Real-Time Monitoring & Monitor Qualification | Sustainability Case Studies of Re-Use vs. Single Use | New Methods for Protecting High Value Product in the Supply Chain | Use of the Internet of Things (IoT) for Gathering or Acting on Temperature Data Within a Supply Chain | Innovative Cold Chain Packaging Solutions | Plus! Open ISTA Pharma Committee Meeting

TempPack sessions include:

  • Modeling Dry Ice Sublimation and the Effects of Radiation Heat Transfer
  • Application of the ISTA Pharma Committee Guideline 04 (PCG-04), Ambient Temperature Profile (ATP) Development
  • Testing Considerations for Thermal Cargo Covers
  • Important Considerations for Thermal Performance Testing of Pallet Shippers, including Deep Frozen Temperature Ranges
  • Open ISTA Pharma Committee Meeting




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