Summit Schedule

Subject to Change

Wednesday, February 24

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Attendees will have the opportunity to tour the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics,  as well as the new Sonoco FRESH innovation studio, in the Harris A. Smith Building on Clemson’s campus.

Thursday, February 25

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:30 am

Welcome

Clemson University and Sonoco Products Company Leadership

9:30 am – 10:30 am

Opening Address
Lessons Across the Food Value Chain

Kyle Tanger and Josh Mellinger, Deloitte Consulting

11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Overcoming Supply Chain Disruptions in Times of Change

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch Program
IoT: The Power of Connected Packaging

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

The Evolution of Modern Farming:
What It Means to Growers, Distributors, Packaging Suppliers and Retailers

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Innovative Food Concepts with Circular Solutions

3:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Roundtables with Industry and Academic Experts

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Scrappy Hour Demo

Chef Joel Gamoran

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Farm to Form Dinner

Friday, February 26

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Welcome

9:15 am – 10:15 am

Designing and Delivering Cradle-to-Cradle Packaging Solutions

10:15 am – 11:15 am

Advanced Recycling Practices: What the Future Holds

11:45 am – 12:45 pm

Incubating Change in a Controlled Environment: The Process of Introducing Sustainable Packaging to Drive a Circular Economy

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Lunch Keynote
When Competitors Collaborate for the Greater Good

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Take-Aways and Wrap Up