Are you ready for Fall and 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.
Introduction to Kraft Pulping and Bleaching Course – Virtual Event
Every Tuesday from: August 17th to September 24th | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM EST |
This virtual blended learning course can help you expand your overall understanding of kraft pulp mill operations and your awareness of how one part of the process affects other operations. You can become better equipped to troubleshoot quality problems and feel more confident in your interactions among process engineers and operators with this training.
Workshop on Cellulose Nanofibril Particle Size Measurement: Setting Priorities in Standard Development – Virtual Series
From Tuesday, September 14th to Wednesday, September 15th | 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST |
To provide a framework for the characterization of the morphology of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF), this 2-day workshop focused on particle size measurement provides detail on the capabilities of various techniques that are used to measure CNF particle size. Measurement challenges for two distinct CNF types, individual and “entangled” CNFs, will be compared and contrasted, while the effectiveness of given measurement techniques and their feasibility in industry vs. research will be deliberated.
TAPPI Young Professional Division Orientation – Virtual Event
Wednesday, September 15th | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST |
As an early career professional in the paper, pulp, and packaging industry, you may be asking yourself, “What’s next?” The TAPPI Young Professionals Division can help. Our division acts as the gateway to all that TAPPI has to offer as an industry association. Join us for a free virtual orientation, where we will officially welcome you to our division, and introduce you to all of the benefits of being a TAPPI Young Professional.
During this 1-hour event, you will hear from esteemed speakers, learn about the unique resources TAPPI can offer to help you advance your career, and meet and mingle with industry professionals from various TAPPI divisions.
Pacific TAPPI Golf Outing – Lewis River Golf Course Woodland, WA
Friday, September 17th| 12:00 PM EST |
- $125/person golf/dinner
- $25/person dinner only Corporate
- Hole Sponsorship: $200 - Company Sign & Marketing Materials on Tee
- Beverage Sponsorship: $300 - Company Logo and Marketing Materials
- Prize Donations – All Prize Donations for the Tournament are welcome
WMU PTF and Lake States TAPPI Bike Rally – Vicksburg Community Pavilion
Saturday, September 18th| 12:00 PM EST |
Help support the paper engineering students at Western Michigan University by raising funds to create resources for personal and professional development opportunities in the forest products industry.
- Individual Registration: $30 advance, $35 between 9/1-9/14, $45 onsite.
- Family Registration (2 Adults + 3 Children under 18): $55 advance, $60 between 9/1-9/14, $70 onsite.
Paper Machine Operations Course – Atlanta, Georgia
From Tuesday, September 21st to Thursday, September 23rd| Course Schedule |
This introductory course is designed to help you build confidence and knowledge of overall paper machine operations. Gain an understanding of the mechanical components and operations of the paper machine that affect the structure and quality of paper, learn to identify design and operation features, and discover methods to improve paper machine efficiency and product quality.
Understanding bulk and surface properties of complex solid-state materials through Vapor Sorption Techniques – Webinar (Free)
Tuesday, September 7th| 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM (EST) | 2:00 PM (CET) |
Dynamic Vapor Sorption (DVS) and Inverse Gas Chromatography (IGC SEA) are well established methods for investigating the interaction of vapour molecules with a wide range of solid materials. The adsorption and desorption isotherms and surface energy data can be used to study bulk and surface properties of solid-state materials. This webinar will review several examples of using water and organic vapours to study polymers, packaging materials, nanocellulose and biomaterials.
Enhancing and Expanding Wastewater Treatment at Pulp & Paper Mills – Webinar (Free)
Tuesday, September 21st| 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST |
This webinar will review how High Rate Anaerobic Reactors, MBBR (Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors), and advanced filtration equipment can be incorporated into existing wastewater treatment facilities to improve overall performance and increase treatment capacity.