PaperCon - An EXTRAORDINARY Conference Offering Fundamentals, Cutting-Edge New Technologies and Advancements and Unprecedented Networking Opportunities.

Most professionals attend at least one conference during their career, but how many attend a conference that is career changing? PaperCon is just that conference.

As the world’s largest technical conference for the paper and packaging industry, PaperCon draws mill, paper and packaging professionals from around the world eager to learn new strategies, technologies and processes. But it’s not just the cutting-edge technical presentations that bring attendees back each year, it’s the networking…or the network family to be exact.

Building Access to Experts

“The relationships and the network we create year after year are critical,” states Scott Rosencrance, Senior Manager at Kemira and the 2019 Papermaking Additives Chair. “There is a tremendous amount of information available in today’s world but ultimately knowing people that are experts and having extensive personal experience available and accessible to talk to, often in real-time, is critical.” PaperCon is well-known for providing a perfect platform for networking and building new business relationships, as well as strengthening existing ones. View the special events.

PaperCon, May 5-8, 2019 in Indianapolis, IN, offers a unique technical program format that provides both fundamentals for Young Professionals new to the industry and seasoned professionals needing a refresher, as well as advanced sessions focused on cutting-edge technologies, new processes and latest advancements. These sessions provide valuable, hands-on information to mill managers, engineers and other industry professionals seeking solutions to many of the challenges they currently face.

A Program Developed by Leading Industry SMEs

Developed by technical experts and business leaders in the industry, the 2019 program includes nine, topic-specific tracks: Papermaking Conversions, Papermaking Additives, Coating & Graphic Arts, PIMA Management, Recycled Paperboard (RPTA), Nonwovens (NETInc), Reliability & Maintenance (TAPPI/IDCON), Process Control & Papermaking Fundamentals, and Paper Physics (IPPC). Attendees can customize their experience to best fit their needs. View the 2019 program.


PaperCon attendees will also have the opportunity to hear Amy Blankson, co-founder of GoodThink Inc, deliver the keynote address. Amy combines the research of positive psychology with stories of real-world application during her presentations and will help attendees gain a fresh perspective on how to raise their levels of well-being and performance. Learn more.

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Visit the PaperCon website often for program updates, special events, and exhibitor information at PaperCon.org.