USAID Workshop

2nd Food Aid Packaging Solutions Workshop Series

A Collaborative Effort from the USAID, USDA, World Food Program (WFP) and MSU

August 14 and 15, 2018
On the campus of Michigan State University

Register via the following link:

Cost to attend is: $50 per person and includes dinner and light refreshments.  Lunch is on your own both days.  See full agenda below. 

MSU School of Packaging, 448 Wilson Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

Main contacts: Cimberly Weir, MSU ( Tel: 517-353-3797; Ricky Speck

The Main Objective of our SeminarGathering key food aid stakeholders to discuss the current status of food aid commodity packaging, challenges, new technological advances, potential solutions, and identify next steps in optimizing food aid packaging. The workshop should result in a report outlining specific steps to address current challenges using readily available technologies, as well as research and innovation opportunities within the next three years to five years.

AGENDA (DRAFT as of 3.26.2018)

We are looking to keep the cost low for the attendance to the workshop and our sponsors make that possible! 

If you would like to be a sponsor please email Cimberly Weir at

Sponsorship Opportunity 4-25-18


Book your group rate for MSU SCH OF PACKAGING

Start date: 8/12/18
End date: 8/16/18
Last day to book: 7/12/18

East Lansing Marriott at University Place  for 160.00 USD  per night

Please send topic ideas and other ideas for the event to Cimberly Weir.


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