Innovative Technical Solutions Sought for TAPPICon 2023

TAPPICon 2023, April 22-26, 2023, in Atlanta, GA, is the premier technical conference developed by TAPPI to help mills identify technology solutions to address the challenges of our industry. With the theme, “Three Rings of Success: Vision • Technology • Action,” TAPPICon focuses on key areas that help maximize mill operations and production processes for maximum effectiveness and efficiency. Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) are invited to speak at this prestigious event and share their latest advancements, technical successes or case studies within the industry. Industry professionals planning to participate should submit abstracts no later than November 3, 2022.

TAPPICon features nine distinct program tracks, enabling presenters to explore multiple facets with each area:

  • Coating and Graphic Arts
    Offers original fundamental research, practical case studies, new developments/sustainable solutions, and diverse panel discussions from all areas of the paper and board coating, converting, and graphic arts industries.
  • Papermaking Additives
    Explores innovative developments in papermaking additives with a focus on the best use of current state-of-the-art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.
  • Papermaking Fundamentals
    Focuses on the latest advancements in our fundamental understanding of wood fibers, process phenomena and product performance at both low and high solids content.
  • Papermaking Technology and Operations
    Highlights innovations in the paper machine area and how they can help renew superior performance. Discussions will encourage papermakers to rethink their processes and redefine success.
  • PIMA Management
    Provides managers with strategies and practices to help them more effectively lead organizations and people.
  • Process Control
    Explores topics related to papermaking process measurement, control and performance enhancement.
  • Recycled Paperboard
    Targets key topics affecting operations personnel from mills that manufacture high-recycle content containerboard and paperboard.
  • Reliability & Maintenance
    Offers case studies and solutions that demonstrate where equipment failure was averted and money was saved.
  • Tissue
    Focuses on technology areas related to production and/or conversion of tissue. Also addresses sustainability, quality improvement, data management and new technologies.

View the Invitation to Present for specific topics of interest within each track. The abstract submittal deadline is November 3, 2022. Abstracts should be uploaded to the TAPPI Speaker Management System.

For questions about TAPPICon 2023, please visit or contact Tyler Mast by email or via phone at 770-209-7345.