Invitation to Present at 2019 European PLACE

Abstracts for presentation at the 17th Biennial TAPPI European PLACE Conference are now being accepted. This premier event takes place 20 — 22 May 2019 in the picturesque town of Porto, Portugal.

This year’s conference focuses on the motivating concept of Learning from the Past—Inspiring the Future. This once-every-two-year event is a key opportunity for you to share in a wide range of advances in the Extrusion Coating and Laminating industry. Have you conducted research…or developed case studies with findings that benefit the industry…or perhaps you and your company have new developments to share?

Don’t hesitate, submit your abstract today. Submission deadline is Friday, 1 February 2019.

Be Part of this Anticipated Event

The TAPPI European PLACE Conference is the only biennial event in Europe focused on the Extrusion Coating and Laminating Industry. This anticipated event offers dedicated programs on sustainability and the social aspects of packaging, latest trends, and technologies and applications affecting coating and laminating, film extrusion and end use, along with exclusive networking events including dinner at the famous National Monument Palácio de Bolsa.

Keynote speaker Rudy Koopmans, Director of the Plastics Innovating Competence Center in Fribourg, Switzerland, will share significant data on sustainable plastics solutions through his presentation Plastics and Planet: From Linear to Circular.

Submit your abstract today for TAPPI European PLACE conference, 20 — 22 May 2019, in Porto, Portugal. For more information about submitting your abstract, visit For hotel and travel information, visit