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PEERS 2016 Technical Program Provides Real-World Results

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TAPPI's PEERS Conference has unveiled its technical program for 2016. With every session designed to address challenges facing mills and employees today, this expert-led program will provide real-world results in critical areas of the mill.
Staying true to the conference theme, "Mill Innovations: Process Reliability to Breakthrough Technologies," PEERS' technical program will focus on helping mills and other industry organizations become more competitive through better efficiency and reliability. The program will feature 10 "topic-specific" tracks which include: Biorefinery; Corrosion & Materials Engineering; Energy, Power & Recovery; Engineering, Safety & Reliability; Environmental; Lime Kiln; Non-wood; Pulping and Bleaching; Recycling; and Sustainability.  Attendees will be able to focus on areas that most affect them.

This year, PEERS (Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling, and Sustainability) will be held on September 25-28 in Jacksonville, Fla., USA. Considered the pulp and paper industry's foremost technical event, PEERS will bring together industry professionals and experts from around the world eager to learn about the latest innovations, processes, and technologies available. Some conference highlights include:
  • More than 145 "peer-reviewed" technical presentations
  • Keynote Speaker - Paul G. Boynton, chairman, president, and CEO, Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc.
  • Multiple workshops providing hands-on experience
  • Special career development track designed to help young professionals grow within the industry
  • Hot Topics Breakfasts delivered in a roundtable format
  • Panel discussions covering new solutions and best practices on important topics
  • New Technology Showcase and exhibits highlighting new technologies and products
  • Networking opportunities including a conference reception, dinner, lunches, breaks, 5K PaperChase Fun Run, and a young professionals mixer
  • Committee meetings. 
PEERS 2016 will also be co-located with the International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC - September 28-30, 2016) and the International Mechanical Pulping Conference (IMPC - September 26-28). It will be held in conjunction with the 11th Research Forum on Recycling. Never before have attendees had the opportunity to attend four conferences in one location. Attendees can register for just PEERS or include IBBC and IMPC at a discounted price. The 11th Research Forum on Recycling is included in the PEERS registration.

To learn more about TAPPI's 2016 PEERS Conference, you can download the PEERS Technical Program.

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