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PaperCon 2012: Growing The Future

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Mark Your Calendar for PaperCon 2012

April 22-25, 2012 in New Orleans

Designed by industry professionals, PaperCon brings together CEOs, mill managers, superintendents, scientists, process engineers and suppliers for the largest pulp and paper technical program in the world. No other event provides such a comprehensive program, networking opportunities and exhibit among such a distinguished group of industry leaders.

For 2012, PaperCon is about "Growing the Future", leveraging renewable, recyclable raw materials and developing human capital to ensure value for customers, long-term sustainability for shareholders, and a future for our peers. Located in the heart of the Southern USA pulp and papermaking region, New Orleans, PaperCon sessions will highlight today's dynamic packaging grades.

New this year:

  • Control Systems 2012: Open to PaperCon attendees, this is the first US appearance for this highly-respected bi-annual conference.
  • RPTA Production-Technical Seminar: Addresses the unique technical challenges and market dynamics of recycled paperboard manufacturing, making this a comprehensive conference for paperboard, linerboard, containerboard and packaging grade mills.
  • Sustainability Forum: A fresh look at the "Science Behind Sustainability".
  • OpEx Reliability Seminar: A two-day seminar designed for mill maintenance and reliability supervisors.
  • Coating 101 Course: An introductory level 1.5 day course covering basic science behind paper and board coating.

Additional Program Highlights include:

  • Executive Panel: Learn directly from Industry CEOs as they share their perspectives on the paper industry's outlook.
  • Largest PaperCon Exhibit Ever: Encompassing two ballrooms at the Sheraton New Orleans, 2012 is the largest exhibit in the event's history..
  • Young Professionals Program: Organized with the help of PIMA, these sessions are designed for pending paper science graduates and professionals new to the industry.

Learn more about PaperCon.


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