Dr. Xiaoying Rong
Dr. Xiaoying Rong is an Associate Professor in Graphic Communication Department at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. The Graphic Communication program focuses on commercial printing, publishing, and functional printing. Dr. Rong joined Cal Poly in 2005. Her areas of expertise include screen printing, gravure printing, commercial offset printing, digital printing, inks and substrates, printability, wide and grand format printing, industrial printing, consumer packaging, and printed electronics. Dr. Rong’s most recent research includes screen printing characterization for low viscosity and thin ink film, screen printing for electroluminescent display, integration of functional printing to commercial printing products, active and intelligent packaging solutions. Dr. Xiaoying Rong received her Ph.D. degree from Western Michigan University in Paper Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Imaging.
Scott Ellis, Working Well LLC
Dr. Ellis is a leadership and process improvement specialist who serves on AICC’s faculty to assist in building Packaging School curriculum. Scott has served as a resource for development of individuals, teams, and organizations as a consultant, teacher, psychotherapist, coach, and general manager in the packaging industry for two decades. His pragmatic approach is focused on making it easy to do the right things right.