(VIC) AIP & SPE | Joint Technical Dinner

Date: September 6, 2017

Start Time: 6:00 pm
End Time: 8:30 pm




event_2017_AIP_VIC_DINNER_SEP_speaker_MS_120pxMadapusi Srinivasan
Associate Dean, Chemical and Environmental Engineering
RMIT University, Melbourne



Polymers, Plastics and Packaging for a Sustainable Future.
Srini is a Professor of Chemical Engineering at RMIT. His previous affiliations include National University of Singapore, University of Texas, and CTC Technologies, Inc. His research expertise includes nanoscale engineering for energy and environment, molecular assembly, polymer composites and hybrids, thin films, surface functionalisation and immobilisation, with preference towards environmentally benign methods of processing.


event_2017_AIP_VIC_DINNER_SEP_speaker_AA_120pxAlan Adams MAIP

Market Manager - Retail, Case ready Meat, Poultry and Seafood

Sealed Air


Consumer insights into packaging vs food waste and behaviours that are driving change in retail pack formats in the Australian meat case. A review of pack attributes that can capitalise on these changing consumer demands.

A career specialist in food packaging Alan has worked through a number of roles for Trigon Packaging, Innovia Films and now Sealed Air. Formerly National Sales Manager – Cryovac Food Solutions, Alan is now Market Manager Retail and Case Ready for Fresh Red Meat, Poultry and Seafood. In this role Alan has developed a passion for exploring what drives consumer behaviour towards packaging and how our industry needs to change to keep up their changing demands.


event_2017_AIP_VIC_DINNER_SEP_speaker_ML_120pxMichael Lee MAIP

Manager, High Value Food Frontiers

Meat & Livestock Australia


The latest innovations, trends and opportunities in the meat industry.

Michael comes from a food technology background with 20 years experience across the meat supply chain. Michael completed his post graduate research in new packaging formats and business models for fresh and cooked meats. Since 2012, Michael has been with MLA working on off-farm demand building research and development and innovation capability development programs to create and capture value for industry. As part of Michael’s role, investigating emerging packaging trends, developing networks of strategic research providers and partnering with industry to develop and commercialise packaging initiatives are key focus area.


event_2017_AIP_VIC_DINNER_SEP_speaker_SS_120pxStuart Shaw

Red Meat Business Manager

Scott Automation + Robotics


An overview of current developments and innovative technologies being Implemented by Scott in the meat processing industry.

Stuart Shaw is the Red Meat Business Manager at Scott Automation + Robotics, which is located in Sydney. Stuart joined Scott Automation + Robotics in 2004 and has over twenty-eight years’ experience in automation, materials handling, packaging and processing technology development having held several positions in Australia and Europe in technical and business development roles.


$60 inc GST AIP / SPE Members


$88 inc GST Non Members

cpe_star_3.0_80px*CPE points are used to maintain your Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) credential.


NB: A Tax Invoice will be emailed upon receipt of your booking. The attendance fee includes catering for a two course dinner, beer and wine. Due to catering requirements NO CANCELLATIONS will be accepted after Friday the 1st of September 2017. Replacements will however be accepted.

Box Hill Golf Club


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