Pre-Conference Master Class: Monday, September 24th 2018
MASTER CLASS: Packaging Certification
9:00 am - 5:00 pm Certification Program- Life-Cycle Development of Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP)Geoffrey Glauser - Senior Consultant Supply Chain, HHS/ASPR/BARDA
Iftekhar Ahmed - Engineering R&D Team Lead, Sonoco Thermosafe
Bill Flaherty - Engineering Team Lead, Sonoco Thermosafe
The certification program aims to coach participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package (TAP) including considerations with regards to regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design.
Prior to the conference you will be provided access to an online "Fundamentals" course. This self-paced course offers participants a systematic approach to develop a foundational understanding of temperature assurance packaging. This will allow participants to establish a core knowledge level and ensure a thorough understanding during the conference session.
At the conference will build from the knowledge learned during the "Fundamentals" course to transition into the "Professional" course. This day-long session will be conducted by a diverse team of industry experts to guide discussion, provide instruction, and lead interactive activities. The "Professional" course coaches participants through the entire life-cycle of developing a Temperature Assurance Package including considerations for regulations, transportation/logistics, ambient profiles, operations, and packaging design. All participants completing courses will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Certified Professionals will be able to
- Understand the fundamentals of temperature assurance packaging
- Be capable of evaluating different solutions to determine what best meets the needs of their company
- Guide the implementation of temperature assurance packaging solutions within your organization
- Grasp the key processes, protocols and techniques involved in designing temperature-controlled packaging
Geoffrey GlauserSenior Consultant Supply Chain
Iftekhar AhmedEngineering R&D Team Lead
Bill FlahertyEngineering Team Lead