Top Leaders Share Insight on Executive Panel

The paper, tissue and paperboard industry has experienced incredible challenges these past two years as mills and suppliers navigated through the obstacles brought on by COVID and supply chain shortages. While most companies adjusted successfully to the new normal, the question remains, “What change is necessary for the industry to secure its future.”

TAPPICon 2022, April 30 – May 4, 2022 in Charlotte, N.C., brings together leaders from top companies in the industry as part of an Executive Panel to discuss the future of the pulp and paper industry and what real changes are needed for its success. The Executive Panel will take place on Monday, May 2, at 10:15 am.

Sharing diverse perspectives, these key panelists will address the resource most critical to innovation: a talented and engaged workforce. A broad range of topics from sustainability to industry-wide challenges will be analyzed to understand not only what our workforce wants, but what it needs to sustain our future. The session will include a live question-and-answer session.

The Executive Panel will include:

  • Special video kickoff from Annica Bresky, CEO, Stora Enso
  • Susanne Haase, Program Director, 4evergreen Alliance (attending virtually)
  • Naveen Chenna, Head of Business and Technology Development, Andritz Oy (attending virtually)
  • Leslie Petrie, Vice President of Environmental, Health and Safety, International Paper
  • Steve Henry, Sr. Vice President, Packaging, Domtar Corporation
  • Moderated by Paper360 Editor Mark Rushton and Karyn Biasca, University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point

SOLD OUT Exhibit Floor – See What’s Trending in the Aisles
Attendees will discover new technologies and hands-on demonstrations when they visit the full exhibit floor on Monday, May 2 and Tuesday, May 3. With 100+ suppliers and other companies showcasing their latest innovations on the sold out exhibit floor, mills and other industry professional have the chance to find the perfect solution to their specific problems. Attendees can also learn about cutting-edge technologies during the curated New Technology Showcase, held from 12pm – 1:30pm each day on the exhibit floor.

Attendees can get a sneak preview of specific technologies, case studies and scheduled demonstrations to be unveiled at TAPPICon by visiting “What’s Trending in the Aisles.” With insight of what to expect, attendees can start planning their experience in advance and make sure they don’t miss any key elements on the exhibit floor.

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TAPPICon 2022
Developed by technical experts and business leaders in the industry, TAPPICon helps mills identify technology solutions that address industry challenges often intensified by recruitment and retention issues.

With the theme, Racing Towards a Smart Future, the Conference includes a comprehensive, peer-reviewed technical program focused on papermaking, papermaking fundamentals, papermaking additives, tissue, coating and graphic arts, management, process control, recycled paperboard, and reliability and maintenance.

Attendees will discover multiple opportunities to strengthen business relationships and engage in in-depth discussions including the popular Hot Topics Breakfast, Mill Roundtables, and NASCAR Tuesday Social.

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Mills and other professionals eager to be part of this global discussion should register at Mills also can receive special discounts for sending multiple people or teams.

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