Pre-Master Class Day
8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Master Class A: Packaging CertificationFrank Butch - Director of Engineering Sonoco Thermosafe
Ben VanderPlas - Global Product Manager Sonoco ThermoSafe
Geoffrey Glauser - Senior Consultant Supply Chain HHS/ASPR/BARDA
Certification Program: Life-Cycle Development of Temperature Assurance Packaging (TAP)
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
Frank ButchDirector of Engineering
Ben VanderPlasGlobal Product Manager
Geoffrey GlauserSenior Consultant Supply Chain