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 Export to Your Calendar 5/27/2020 to 5/29/2020
When: May 27-29, 2020
Where: The Dupont Circle
1500 New Hampshire Ave, NW
Washington DC 20036
United States
Contact: Jill Tichy

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2020 AMERIPEN Annual Summit

May 27-29, 2020 | The Dupont Circle | Washington DC


***AMERIPEN is closely monitoring the global outbreak of COVID-19 and we are committed to ensuring the safety of our 2020 Annual Summit attendees and guests. At this time, we are continuing to plan to hold the 2020 Annual Summit in Washington DC over May 27-29.  We will provide updates if anything changes in this regard and we look forward to seeing you in Washington DC. Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any related concerns.

It is time to make plans for the 2020 AMERIPEN Annual Meeting, scheduled for May 27 - May 29, 2020. The event will be held at The Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. On behalf of the AMERIPEN Board of Directors, we hope to see all of you this spring. It will be time well spent!

Key topics include:

  • Disruptive Trends in Packaging and Policy
  • Strategies for Advancing End Markets for Packaging
  • Packaging's Role in Mitigating Climate Impacts
  • Mechanisms to Incent Recycled Content Use
  • Together We're Stronger: Stakeholder Perspectives
  • And more…



The AMERIPEN Annual Meeting is a members and invited guests only event. Please contact Katie Wallstein if you are a non-member and would like to submit a request to attend.  



Room Rate: $239 per night for single/double occupancy

Click here to reserve a room or call the Reservations Department at (202) 483-6000, and reference the event name “AMERIPEN 2020 Annual Summit.” For attendees that are interested in having additional room nights outside of the contracted nights in the group block, please contact Dupont Circle reservations department directly at 202-483-6000 or  

Room Rate Deadline: May 8, 2020

  1. Go to the
  2. Click “Book your stay” on the right upper side
  3. Enter arrival and departure dates (05.26.20 to 05.29.20)
  4. Click “Have a code?” – Some options will be presented;
  5. Click “Group Code” and after add “AMER230520_001” – “Find Rooms”
  6. It will pop up with available room types and group rate, so guests can proceed with booking;




Wednesday, May 27

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

AMERIPEN Advocacy 101 (optional)

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Welcome & Introductions

1:30 pm - 2:15 pm

2020: Unprecedented Policy Changes Ahead

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm

Disruptive Trends in Packaging

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Policy Deep Dive: Strategies for Advancing End Markets for Packaging

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Opening Reception

Thursday, May 28

7:45 am - 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:45 am


8:45 am - 9:45 am

Packaging's Role in Mitigating Climate Impacts   

9:45 am - 10:45 am

State Perspectives Panel

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Networking Break

11:00 am - 11:45 am

Keynote Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Networking Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

International Perspectives

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Together We're Stronger: Stakeholder Perspectives

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Networking Break

3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Policy Deep Dive: Mechanisms to Incent Recycled Content Use

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Review of the Day—Conference Concluded

5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Boat Cruise Reception

Friday, May 29 - Associate and Company Members Only Meeting 

7:30 am - 8:30 am

Networking Breakfast

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Member Meeting

8:30 am - 9:00 am


9:00 am - 11:30 am

Future of AMERIPEN Planning Session

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Board Meeting


Please note: Agenda is subject to change.

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