31st IAPRI Member Conference 2023 - Navi Mumbai, India
5/22/2023 - 5/25/2023
For the first time an IAPRI Conference is coming to India - May 22nd and 25th
Event Type(s)
IAPRI Member Conference
Event Description
"Responsible Packaging for a Better Future " will be hosted by the SIES School of Packaging & Packaging Technology Center in Navi Mumbai, India.
Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai
Navi Mumbai,

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The International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI) invites academics, researchers and others who are IAPRI Members, to submit their original research or case studies abstracts for the 31st IAPRI Members' Conference, Navi Mumbai, during 22-25 May 2023, to be held at Four Points by Sheraton, Navi Mumbai, India.

IAPRI Mumbai 2023 is hosted by the SIES School of Packaging - Packaging Technology Centre, Navi Mumbai, India, under the theme "Responsible Packaging for a Better Future". This is the first time that an IAPRI conference is hosted in India - the Land of Diversity!

Abstracts can be submitted through the IAPRI Proposal Submission system for peer-review and general streams. All papers must be original and not simultaneously submitted to another journal or conference. One registration account is limited to a maximum of 2 papers.

Following is the step-by-step process along with dates:

Step 1: Submit a one-page abstract in the IAPRI Proposal Submission system if you wish to participate in either the general or peer-review stream by January 15, 2023. Link for Abstract Submission: [here]

Step 2: The IAPRI Conference Scientific Committee reviews the abstracts submitted and notifies the applicant about the acceptance of the paper, either for general stream or peer-review stream by February 15, 2023.

Step 3:

a. Authors whose abstracts are accepted for peer-review stream, should follow Packaging Technology and Science(PTS) Journal Instructions [here] and should submit the full manuscript online by February 15, 2023.

b. Authors whose abstracts are accepted for general stream, should submit full manuscript in the IAPRI Proposal Submission system by April 30, 2023.

Please Note:

  • All Authors should submit the abstract and follow Abstract Rules & Guidelines [here].
  • General Stream Abstract should be in English 150 - 300 words. Peer Review abstracts shall contain 300-500 words
  • .docx/ pdf file formats are accepted.
  • Please ensure all abstracts / papers are proofread and checked for accuracy prior to submission. Once submitted, changes cannot be made during the review process. If accepted, minor revisions may be made prior to final submission.
  • Papers submitted through the peer review stream will be published in Packaging Technology and Science, respecting the journal's editorial policy.
  • If accepted for general stream, authors must be prepared to submit a proceeding full paper and follow Proceeding Full Paper Template.
  • Papers submitted through the general stream will be published in the conference proceedings.
  • Since this is a Member Conference, all submitters must be affiliated with a member institution or corporation. You must have access via member login to the IAPRI website. If you need to be added as an additional contact at your member institute, contact Ed Church at sg@iapri.org with your contact information.

The following paper categories are welcome:

List of Topics

  • Active & intelligent packaging
  • Distribution and transport packaging
  • Logistics & supply chain
  • Packaging design, ergonomics & human factors
  • Medical, cosmetic & pharmaceutical packaging
  • Packaging for food & agriculture
  • Packaging for hazardous & dangerous goods
  • Packaging machinery & systems
  • Novel packaging
  • Packaging materials
  • Packaging sustainability
  • Packaging standards & legislation

Important Dates

General Stream

  • Abstract Submission: Now - 15 January 2023
  • Acceptance Notification: 15 February 2023
  • Full Paper Submission: 30 April 2023

PTS - Peer-reviewed

  • Abstract Submission Now - 15 January
  • Full Paper Submission: Now - 15 February 2023
  • Acceptance Notification: 15 March 2023


  • Early Bird Rate: Now - 15 March 2023
  • Standard Rate: 16 March - 10 May 2023

For registration, visit: https://www.iaprimumbai.com/

31st IAPRI Members' Conference is hosted by
SIES School of Packaging - Packaging Technology Centre, Navi Mumbai, India

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