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FOCAL POINT 2017: Paper-Based Food Packaging and Serviceware
Early registration savings end today! 
Save $100 off the full registration fee by
registering online today for the seventh annual 
Focal Point conference, set for October 24 
at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 
Early bird registration is $300.
Check out this conference schedule:

8:00 - 8:55
Registration and buffet breakfast - sponsored by Expera Specialty Solutions
8:55 - 9:00
Opening remarks, Paul Fowler, Wisconsin Institute for
Sustainable Technology

9:00 - 9:45 
Modernizing Innovative Thinking, Matt Cook, LBP Manufacturing
9:45 - 10:15
A great sustainability story - the future of paper-based food packaging,
Walt Peterson, Nestle

10:15 - 10:45
Recyclability and compostability: opportunities and challenges for barrier coatings, Emily Williams, Michelman
10:45 - 11:15
Morning break - sponsored by LBP Manufacturing
11:15 - 11:45
Overview of FDA's premarket safety review program for evaluating food contact substance notification, Elizabeth Petro, Food and Drug Administration
11:45 - 12:15
Recycled Paperboard Technical Association comprehensive food safety protocol & certification for use of reclaimed fiber for direct food applicationsPaul Schutes, Recycled Paperboard Alliance/Recycled Paperboard Technical Association
12:15 - 1:30
1:30 - 2:00 
The Power of Do Good: How Caribou Coffee Company is Supporting Local Community Sustainability Efforts through Green Packaging, 
Christian O'Neill, Caribou Coffee

2:00 - 2:30
Consumer Understanding, Substantiation, and the Truth - Three Guideposts to Avoiding Deceptive Green Claims, Katherine Johnson,
Federal Trade Commission

2:30 - 3:00
The Changing Waste Stream, Lynn Morgan, Waste Management
Conference close, takeaway snacks

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