Admission is free but space is limited and participants will be admitted on a first-come first-served basis. "Today's packaging challenges" will be the first session held Monday Nov. 18. Presented in conjunction with the Grocery Manufacturers of America it will feature Nick Rosa president of Benevia a Monsanto Co. unit whose brands include Equal® and Nutrasweet®. The session on Tuesday Nov. 19 is titled "Nine operational strategies to improve your packaging line." PMMI Industry Relations Committee Chairman Larry Smith Bemis Packaging Machinery Co. will present the results of a special survey of PMMI members. Finally on Wednesday Nov. 20 Timothy Burns of Cranial Capital will present "A candid look at the packaging industry in the year 2000." For more information phone 703/243-8555.