Full Meeting Agenda

All events are being held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel unless otherwise noted.  

 Events with a red star require separate registration or payment and may have limited space

1:00 pm – 6:00 pm 

Registration Open

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Paperboard, Regulations & Sheet Supply Committee Meeting (committee members only)

 

2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Executive Committee Meeting (committee members only)

3:00 pm – 5:00 pm 

Board of Directors Meeting (board members only)

 

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm 

Board of Directors & Designers Forum Reception (invite only)

 

8:30 pm – 10:30 pm 

Late Night Mix & Mingle

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Registration Open

 

7:45 am – 12:15 pm

Optional Plant Tours ** (Kruger Packaging & Royal Containers)

8:00 am – 1:45 pm

Practical Innovation in Package Design Seminar **

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Package Design Judging (judges only)

11:00 am – 3:30 pm

Optional Spouse/Guest Event: Tour of Casa Loma Castle with High Tea & Lunch **

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Emerging Leaders Training **

 

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Focused Session: “Distribution Packaging in an E-Commerce World”

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm 

Associate Member Meeting

 

5:30 pm – 6:45 pm

New Member/First Timer Networking & Reception (invite only)

 

6:45 pm – 8:15 pm 

Opening Night Reception

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7:00 am – 2:00 pm
Registration Open
7:00 am – 8:30 am 
Breakfast Buffet
7:00 am – 5:00 pm 
Package Design Competition Open for Viewing
 
8:00 am – 10:00 am
General Session I
Opening Remarks
Joseph M. Palmeri, Chairman, AICC
Anti-Trust Statement 
David Goch, General Counsel, AICC

Membership Awards
Finn MacDonald, Membership Committee Chairman, AICC
 
DRUPA 2020
Claus Bolza-Schunemann, Chief Executive Officer, Koenig & Bauer; AG, Committee President of DRUPA
AICC/BCN/Corrugated Today Innovator of the Year – 2019 Preview & Vote
Jay Carman, Plant Innovations Committee Chairman, AICC
Industry Presentation - Global Economic Trends
Paul Leclair, VP & Chief Economist, Numera Analytics
 
Keynote Presentation
Gregg Lederman, Keynote Speaker, CEO of Brand at Work
Closing Remarks & Housekeeping
Joseph M. Palmeri, Chairman, AICC
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10:00 am – 10:15 am
Coffee Break 
10:15 am – 11:45 am
Workshop Sessions (4 tracks held concurrently)
  • Leadership & Engagement
  • HR Issues in the Workplace (U.S.)
  • HR Issues in the Workplace (Canada)
  • True Cost of Print
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm 
Networking & Recognition Lunch
Opening Remarks
Joseph M. Palmeri, Chairman, AICC
Student Package Design & J. Richard Troll Scholarship Recognition
Jim Nelson, Package Design Competition Committee Chairman, AICC
Board Elections & Changing of the Guard
Closing Remarks
Jay Carman, Chairman, AICC
1:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Optional Plant Tours ** (The Central Group - Central Innovation Centre & Packaging Technologies Inc.)
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) Board Meeting (board members only)
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Leadership Advisory Group Meeting (invite only)
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Networking Reception (Package Design Awards Announced)
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Emerging Leaders Off-Site Networking Event – Axe Throwing **
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm 
Folding Carton/Rigid Box Off-Site Networking Dinner – Jump Restaurant **
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
Optional Off-Site Event – Broadway Musical “Come From Away” **
7:00 am – 11:30 am
Registration Open
7:00 am – 7:45 am 
AICC Board, New Member/First Timer, and Ambassadors Breakfast (invite only)
7:00 am – 8:30 am
Breakfast Buffet
8:00 am – 9:15 am 
Workshop Sessions (4 tracks held concurrently)
  • Leadership & Engagement
  • HR Issues in the Workplace (U.S.)
  • HR Issues in the Workplace (Canada)
  • True Cost of Print
9:15 am – 9:25 am
Coffee Break 
9:25 am – 11:25 am
General Session II
Opening Remarks
Jay Carman, Chairman, AICC (newly elected)
 
State of the Association
Mike D'Angelo, President, AICC
 
AICC/BCN/Corrugated Today Innovator the Year - 2019 Winners Announced
Jay Carman, Plant Innovations Committee Chairman, AICC
International Corrugated Packaging Foundation (ICPF) Presentation
 
AICC & Fast Markets/RISI - Hall of Fame Award Presentation
Closing Keynote Presentation
Rick Mercer, Comedian and Former Host of The Rick Mercer Report
Closing Remarks
Jay Carman, Chairman, AICC
11:30 am – 2:45 pm
Optional Plant Tour ** (Gerrity Corrugated Paper Products)
Departures from the main lobby level. Bus will stop at Toronto Pearson Int'l Airport at 2:00pm and will drop off at the Westin around 2:45pm. 
QUESTIONS? 

Please contact Cindy Huber at chuber@aiccbox.org or Laura Mihalick at lmihalick@aiccbox.org or call 703.836.2422.

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