Universidad de Monterrey, Division of Art, Architecture, and Design, and the Industrial Design Program have the pleasure to invite you to the:

22nd IAPRI World Packaging Online Conference – Industry 4.0.

The main objective of the 22nd World Packaging conference is to concentrate the state of the art on packaging research. Experts on the packaging field will share the results of their current and latest investigations that respond to the challenges on sustainability, e-commerce, automatization, logistics, and materials.  

For the first time, the IAPRI World Conference will be held in a digital format. The Online Conference will consist of pre-recorded presentation videos from authors, keynote speakers, and sponsors. Where we can all learn from experts from all over the world while staying at home.

Digital conference proceedings will consist of accepted abstracts and full-papers submitted through general streams. Papers submitted through the peer review stream will be published in Packaging Technology and Science Journal, and also the abstracts will be shared through the conference proceedings where they will be linked to the PTS Journal.



  • The official start date moves to June 30, 2020.
  • Registration starts on May 25 and until September 30, 2020
    • Once you register, you will receive your username and password through email. 
  • The content will be available on-demand on the official IAPRI 2020 website up to December 31, 2020.


Unfortunately, due to the circumstances we are facing, this year we won’t be able to welcome you to our campus. Therefore, we extend our invitation to spy consider Monterrey, Mexico as your next touristic destination.

Discover Universidad de Monterrey, get to know the Gate of Creation- Roberto Garza Sada (CRGS) designed by architect Tadao Ando and the ESTOA Building at the University Campus. Do not forget to visit Centro ABRE – UDEM, the Innovation Packaging Design Center at Innovation and Technological Industrial Park (PIIT). The Center counts with specialized laboratories where materials are analyzed and product protection is ensured through multiple tests. You may access a 360° Tour through their website.

To schedule your visit please contact Cristina Guzmán for tour access to the Center and the University. 

We will be pleased to count on your participation!

About us

International Association of Packaging Research Institutes

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International Association of Packaging Research Institutes (IAPRI) was established in 1971 as an international membership association to promote packaging research and education. IAPRI is a unique global network which allows organisations to communicate and develop ideas, exchange experiences, develop research collaborations and in many cases reduce duplication of effort.

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About us

Universidad de Monterrey

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We are a higher-education institution of catholic inspiration, open to students and faculty of all creeds and backgrounds. At present, we have 15 thousand students and we offer 46 undergraduate degree programs, 4 baccalaureate programs​, 16 master degree programs, 13 graduate specialties, 37 medical specialties, and one doctorate.​​​

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Contact us

Cristina Guzmán Siller, PhD.

Av. Ignacio Morones Prieto 4500 Pte., San Pedro Garza García, N.L. México. C.P. 66238




+52 (81) 8215-1000
Extensions: 1406, 1805, 4920