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P&PQ, Fiscotec, and ISO TC 6 to meet in Atlanta

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A number of groups relevant to standards work will be meeting in Atlanta in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of TAPPI, being celebrated at the 2015 PaperCon Conference.  Information on the conference, including links to hotel information, can be found at

The Fiberboard Shipping Container Testing Committee (Fiscotec) of the TAPPI Corrugated Packaging Division, will meet on Monday, April 20, at 11:00 am at the Georgia World Congress Center.

The committees of the TAPPI Process and Product Quality Division will meet on Tuesday, April 21, also at the Georgia World Congress Center, at these times:

Optical Properties Committee, 9:00-10:00 am

Pulp and Chemical Properties Committee, 10:00-11:00 am

Tissue Properties Subcommittee, 11:00 am-12 Noon

Physical Properties Committee, 1:30-3:00 pm

ISO Technical Committee 6 (Paper, board, and pulps) will begin their meetings with a reception Tuesday evening, followed by meetings of their working groups on Wednesday and Thursday, April 22-23. Plenary meetings for TC6/SC2 and TC 6 will take place, respectively, on Friday and Saturday, April 24-25. Delegates to these meetings are selected by the member body in their home country. These delegates have been issued an invitation to arrive early in Atlanta to participate in TAPPI technical committees and the TAPPI 100th anniversary celebration.

Although you do not have to register for the conference to attend TAPPI committee meetings, you are encouraged to do so. Contact TAPPI Member Connection at 1-800-332-8686 (US), 1-800-446-9431 (Canada), +1-770-446-1400 (Worldwide), +1-770-446-6947 (Fax), or email Be sure to tell them you want to register as a committee attendee only so there will be no registration fee, and a badge will be ready for you on site. You may also register as a committee attendee on site.

You may register online as well and purchase tickets for the social events by going to You will need to create a user name and password, then provide the information asked. IMPORTANT: when it takes you to the page where you fill in your Contact Information, you must select "Committee Meetings/Special Events ONLY" in the dropdown box to get to the page where you can register for committee meetings only. Any other selections will go to a page where you have to pay fees for sessions. After you pass the page asking if you have any special needs, you will come to a page where you can select special events that you want to attend and pay the fees for those.

If you want to register and pay the fee for the full conference in order to attend technical sessions, you may do that online as well or you can contact Member Connection as outlined above. Online, follow the instructions above, but when you get to the Contact Information Page, select PaperCon 2015 instead of committee meetings only.

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