Due to the Coronavirus this event has been postponed to 2021. The dates will be announced soon.
Meeting Sustainability & Technology Challenges
The 12th International Tinplate Conference will take place at the Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington, UK, located in the heart of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.
The two-day conference will attract those interested in understanding the key commercial and technical tinplate developments and provide opportunities to network with the global industry, including the Gala Dinner on the evening of the first day.
Held every four years, the first tinplate conference took place in 1976 and it is well respected in the industry as a unique forum for tracking market and technology changes in tinplate. Previous host cities include Istanbul, Paris and Barcelona attracting delegates from across the supply chain, including tinplate producers, traders, analysts, can makers, lacquer suppliers, equipment and electrolyte suppliers. The last conference in London in 2016 attracted over 125 delegates.
Sponsorship – see the sponsorship tab for details
Call for Papers
ITA invites authors wishing to present a paper to submit a title and short abstract of about 400 words in English, providing sufficient information for a fair assessment.
Topics of interest but not limited to:
What are the latest trends in the global tinplate market?
Where are the new markets for tinplate?
New tinplate production and overcapacity
Analysis of tin demand and supply
Sustainability messages across the supply chain, the circular economy
Responsible supply chain
New tinplate production methods
New developments in can making technology
Low energy and clean technologies
Food contact compliance issues
Tinplate performance and quality control
Submit an Abstract
Please submit titles and abstracts to:
Tony Wallace, Technology Manager, ITA
email: [email protected]
Tel: +44 (0)1727 871326
The conference opens with registration on the Wednesday morning, with the first day focused on commercial, markets and sustainability issues followed by the Gala Dinner that evening. The second day will be devoted to technical developments.
Topic sessions will include:
– Market outlook
– New tinplate technologies
– New technologies for can makers
– Container fabrication, performance and user programme
There are a number of sponsorship options available offering companies the opportunity to raise their profile at this key industry event. Full details of the packages available are detailed on the sponsorship document. Contact [email protected] for further information.
Click here to download the Sponsorship Document.