Fall is Brewing with More TAPPI Events!
Your monthly listing is here! Check out our events, workshops and webinars.
At all TAPPI face-to-face events, we will implement the health and safety practices as issued by state and local authorities including the venue and the CDC. We recommend that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a negative test within 3 days of attending an event. We will require face coverings while indoors and maintain social distancing when possible. We will continue to provide updates on any changes as they become available.
2021 Virtual Extrusion Coating Course – Virtual Event
Every Tuesday from: September 15th to November 17th | 9: 30AM – 12:30PM EST |
Grow Your Product Awareness and Knowledge
This convenient and informative course is designed for introductory employees, young professionals or established professionals needing a refresh. TAPPI’s Extrusion Coating Course covers the FULL extrusion process -- not a college textbook course. Learn extrusion coating from a work perspective. Instructors will present live and attendees will be able to interact and ask questions.
TAPPICon 2021 – Atlanta, GA
From Sunday, October 3rd to Wednesday, October 6th | 8:00AM – 1:00PM EST |
DRIVE, THRIVE & EXCEL
This in-person events includes a full comprehensive technical program addressing key topics about Coating & Graphic Arts, Nonwovens, Papermaking, Papermaking Additives, Papermaking Fundamentals, PIMA Management, Process Control, Maintenance & Reliability, Recycled Paperboard (RPTA) and Tissue. TAPPICon LIVE! also includes multiple networking events and a full exhibit floor allowing you to meet face-to-face with industry peers.
NCSU Hands-On Workshop for Pulp and Paper Basics – Raleigh North, Carolina
From Monday, October 4th to Friday, October 8th | 8:00AM – 5:00PM EST |
This hands-on laboratory based introduction workshop will provide a broad overview of Pulping, Bleaching, Chemical Recovery, Recycling, Papermaking and Converting. The course will consist of presentations each morning and hands-on laboratory and pilot-plant exercises every afternoon. Course material discussed in the morning will be re-emphasized in lab and pilot plant exercises for increased understanding. This course provides important information in the training of anyone that needs to understand the industry. The registration includes a notebook, a dinner banquet, lunches, and a polo shirt.
BLRBAC Fall Meeting 2021 – Virtual
Wednesday, October 6th | 10:00AM - 4:00PM EST |
The Black Liquor Recovery Boiler Advisory Committee (BLRBAC) is holding its annual Fall Meeting, October 6, as a virtual event to share knowledge and maintain guidelines to help facilitate the safe, reliable operation of black liquor recovery boilers.
Yankee Dryer Safety and Reliability Committee Meeting – Atlanta, GA (Co-Located at TAPPICon 2021)
Thursday, October 7th | 8:00AM - 5:00PM EST |
An active group of yankee dryer owner/users and service providers who meet to discuss ways to reduce delays that cause low productivity and negatively impact dryer safety and overall business results. The committee's goal is to develop standard practices and visual standards for problems which cause drying system delay and compromise safety across the tissue industry.
PPSA Annual Safety & Health Conference is the premier industry safety event in the U.S. – ChampionsGate, FL
From Sunday, October 17th to Tuesday, October 19th | Program |
The conference will feature expert speakers from within the safety community, as well as from exhibits from vendors showcasing the latest innovations in personal and site safety. Speakers will share reliable methods, tools, and inspiration to help you increase employee engagement. Attendees will hear success stories from leaders who have empowered their employees to understand safety as a value, not merely as rules or requirements. You'll have the opportunity to network and collaborate with fellow executives, managers, and front-line employees who are safety leaders in our industry. The exhibit floor will host key vendors showcasing the newest tools, equipment, and processes you need to be successful.
Who's Missing in Your Work Management Process? The answer may surprise you! – Webinar (Free)
Tuesday, October 5th and Tuesday, October 19th | 10:30AM – 11:15AM EST |
Work Management Planning and Scheduling can be misunderstood in a lot of organizations. Due to this lack of understanding, people who should be engaged in the process are often "missing in action." This leads to frustration, distrust, and inefficiencies. Essentially, your organization can be out of sync.
Modern Energy Strategy for Paper and Pulp Businesses - Securing a Prosperous Future – Webinar (Free)
Thursday, October 14th | 11 AM – 12 PM EST |
The energy system is changing. Power outages and energy conservation orders across multiple states, soaring power prices and concerns regarding new emission reduction policies – we have already seen it all this year. For energy intensive businesses, such as paper and pulp manufacturing, there has never been a better time to review energy strategies to ensure maximal resilience, cost optimization and increased sustainability. From grid revenue schemes, through to smart tariffs, and operational cost-savings, your business can participate in a suite of energy services to boost your bottom-line, improve energy performance and support the transition to a net zero economy.
Sponsored by: GridBeyond
2021 TAPPI NANO Webinar Series: Surface Interactions of Nanocellulose and Biomolecules – Webinar (Free)
Monday, October 25th | 9:00AM – 10:00AM EST |
Cellulose nanomaterials have been researched intensively for more than a decade. As a sustainable and recyclable material, it has attracted the attention of both academia and industry. Its materials properties hold many promises towards reinforcement in composite materials and replacement of less sustainable materials such as oil-based plastics. Whether the material is suited for these purposes is dependent on the surface interactions it has with the interfacing material of liquid media. The surface properties are often chemically modified to suite application purposes. These modifications often cause changes to the materials properties. The alteration of materials properties via surface modification can also be done via biological means, i.e. enzymatic catalysis, protein interactions, and physical adsorption of polysaccharides or ions. Cellulose nanomaterials have a large surface area and are thus suited to probe the fundamental aspects of surface interactions and their effects on materials properties. This leads to realizations of applicability of these materials in untraditional and conceptually novel systems and applications. Attend this webinar to learn the importance of surface interactions and the effects of surface interactions in overall materials properties.