Stronger Together. PEERS and IBBC Extend 2020 Abstract Deadline.
With the COVID-19 Coronavirus impacting so many lives, businesses and countries, TAPPI wants to let the industry know at this time we are still committed to holding the 2020 Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability (PEERS) Conference and the 2020 International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC). These important co-located events will be held November 1-4, 2020 in Atlanta, Ga.
Understanding many people are currently focused on their health and safety, the 2020 PEERS and IBBC planning committees have extended the abstract submission deadlines for both events:
- PEERS abstract deadline - April 20. Click here to submit PEERS abstract
- IBBC abstract deadline - April 27. Click here to submit IBBC abstract
- PEERS and IBBC Student Poster abstract deadline - April 27
No one knows exactly what the future holds for the Pulp and Paper Industry as we strive to recover from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, but we do know that continued communication and knowledge-sharing with industry peers will help the industry stay strong and thrive once this crisis is over. If you’ve been a presenter in the past, or are considering participating now, TAPPI encourages you to consider doing so at one of these two amazing, co-located events.
If you would information about either event, or about the call for abstracts extension, please contact TAPPI’s Pulp and Paper Division Manager, Lisa Stephens at [email protected].
Known as one of the leading technical conferences in the industry, PEERS draws professionals and academics from around the world. Its comprehensive technical program emphasizes new methods and best practices to help mills optimize operations and reach their sustainability goals. The Conference provides mills and other professionals the opportunity to learn from industry experts in a presentation setting, as well as engage in peer-to-peer discussions during panel sessions, committee meetings and roundtables. PEERS also offers multiple networking events and includes an exhibit floor where attendees can speak face-to-face with suppliers about the latest technologies and solutions.
Bioenergy and bioproducts professionals from around the world gather at IBBC to learn about the latest technologies using renewable materials from biomass to produce chemicals, fuels and new products. The Conference offers attendees an expert-led, peer-reviewed technical program that addresses key topics currently affecting the industry as well as multiple networking opportunities.