Presenting Sponsor


Improving Data Transparency within the Packaging Value Chain

October 3, 2023

October 3, 2023

1:15 pm

- 2:00 pm

Afternoon Concurrent Sessions – 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm


Alfredo Conte

Information and Master Data Support Director

Metro Inc

Kimi Walker

AVP , Product Stewardship

Canadian Tire Corporation

Neil Savio Menezes

Packaging Sustainability Policy Manager

General Mills

Cher Mereweather

Managing Director

Canada Plastics Pact

Pam Horvatis

Senior VP, Industry Relations

GS1 Canada

Orion A

Whether online or in store, GS1 barcodes provide the trusted data foundation for retailers and brands. As a trusted strategic partner, GS1 is working to bring the industry together to share information on how leveraging global standards and one-to-many industry managed solutions can support common sustainability goals. Pam Horvatis of GS1 talks about why global standard harmonization is critical for accelerating a circular economy, reporting challenges and opportunities to drive plastics packaging system change and why data accuracy and the new GS1 two-dimensional barcode can help industry meet its goals and compliance requirements.

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