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2011 Sustainable Packaging Symposium Speakers

Friday, March 16-18, 2012, 3:15pm EDT

The symposium featured invited experts from the packaging, science and engineering industries.

Speakers and Session Chairs

  • Marks & Spencer - Andrew Speck, Packaging Buyer, Foods
  • The Sustainability Consortium/Harvard University – Greg Norris, PhD
  • Kraft Foods - Roger Zellner, Director for RDQ Sustainability
  • AIM-PROGRESS - Stuart Kyle, Director, Workplace Accountability, The Coca-Cola Company
  • The Sustainability Consortium – Kelly Scott, Packaging Working Group Coordinator
  • Procter & Gamble - Willie Johnson, Associate Director, Global Product Supply Sustainability
  • Hewlett Packard – Randy Boeller, Packaging Engineering Manager
  • Llamasoft, Inc. – John Ames
  • Coca-Cola – Scott Vitters, Director of Sustainable Packaging 
  • U.C. Berkeley - Tony Kingsbury, Executive-In-Residence, Center for Responsible Business
  • Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) – John Shanahan, Senior Director of Environmental Affairs
  • Package Knowledge Group (PKG) - Larry Dull, Principal
  • AMERIPEN – Ron Cotterman, Sealed Air Corporation, Executive Director of Sustainability
  • Global Package Project - Laura Rowell, Director of Sustainable Packaging, MeadWestvaco
  • ECRM - Charles Walsh, Sustainability & Business Solutions
  • Environmental Packaging International (EPI) - Victor Bell, President
  • Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) - Minal Mistry, Project Manager
  • Nestlé - Lars Lundquist, Packaging Research Scientist
  • EarthShift - Laurel McEwen, Training and Marketing Director
  • Five Winds International – Laura Flanigan
  • Sun Chemical - Russ Schwartz, CTO
  • Starbucks Coffee - Jim Hanna, Director Environmental Impact
  • CONE - Mike Lawrence, Chief Reputation Officer and Executive Vice President
  • GlaxoSmithKline – Celia Ponder

Program Session Co-Chairs:

  • ModusLink - Sean Sabre, Manager, Global Supply Chain Innovation
  • Bridges to Sustainability Institute - Beth Beloff, President
  • Sealed Air Corporation - Ron Cotterman, Exec. Dir. of Sustainability
  • General Mills - Paul Earl-Torniainen, Senior Packaging Engineer
  • EPA - Sara Hartwell, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery
  • MeadWestVaco - Laura Rowell, Director, Sustainable Packaging
  • ENVIRON - Lisa Grice, Principal, Sustainability and GHG Management Practice