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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.

Kraft Recovery Operations Course
St. Petersburg, Florida
Monday, January 09th - Thursday, January 12th | Course Schedule |

The TAPPI Kraft Recovery Operations Course is a comprehensive review of the important recovery operations in kraft pulp mills with the objective of helping improve pulp production efficiency, minimize operating costs and reduce environmental impact.

You will learn the chemistry, physics and engineering principles related to kraft recovery.

This successful balanced curriculum has been continually peer-reviewed, updated and delivered effectively for 36 years!

The Kraft Recovery Faculty of internationally recognized experts will provide practical day-to-day information through presentations, Q&A sessions, quizzes, exercises and networking.

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Please contact Mary Beth Cornell ( with questions about registering.

Introduction to Pulp and Paper Technology Course
St. Petersburg, Florida
Monday, January 09th - Thursday, January 12th | Course Schedule |

This four-day course delivers the most comprehensive introductory/intermediate overview available in the industry covering all of today's pulping and papermaking technology. The TAPPI Introduction to Pulp & Paper Technology Course offers both introductory- and intermediate-level content covering technology, including “what” happens, and “why” things happen.

You can gain an in-depth overview of the entire pulp & paper mill’s major processes, including:

  • Wood & Fiber Raw Materials
  • Paper Mill Refining
  • Pulping
  • Pulp Processing, including Bleaching
  • Wet End Additives
  • Paper Machine Operations
  • Chemical Recovery Overview
  • Coating
  • Recycling
  • Environmental Control

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Please contact Training Department ( with questions about registering.

Student Summit 2023
Cincinnati, OH
Friday, January 13th – Monday, January 16th | Program |

The TAPPI/PIMA Student Summit is an annual event designed for students interested in the pulp, paper, packaging and allied industries. It offers direct interaction with industry leaders as well as the opportunity to gain valuable information about employment and career development within their field.

The event is an excellent venue for advanced undergraduate and graduate students to learn about opportunities after graduation as well as some of the key challenges and opportunities existing in the industry today. It is the only event that brings students from paper and packaging schools together to reinforce their interest in joining the industry. Session topics have included Nanotechnology, Printed Electronics, and the State of the Industry, all topics that are not regularly taught as part of their curriculum.

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PS&ChE Coating & Laminating in Packaging Applications
University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Thursday, January 19th - Friday, January 20th | Program |

This course is designed for those working in paper converting, coating, printing and flexible packaging.

The content will be particularly beneficial to engineers, technicians, chemists, scientists, sales representatives, and customer service representatives. Representatives of companies that supply adhesives, inks, silicones, papers, plastic films and aluminum foils will also find this curriculum very useful.

Participants will spend the morning in lecture and the afternoon in a hands-on lab experience on state-of-the-art equipment. Lunch and morning refreshments will be included on both days.

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Coffee Break Nanotechnology Student Committee
Virtual Event (free)
Tuesday, January 24th | 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM |

During this live and interactive session, you’ll hear from two professionals, Dr. Neil Leveridge, an Asst. Professor and Communication Strategist in the Department of Wood Science and Forestry at UBC, and Dr. Julien Bras, Head of Dept. of Papermaking and Environment Engineering at Grenoble Institute of Technology, talk briefly about their career paths.

This break will be moderated by the Nano Student Committee and will open the session to questions and further discussion with the audience.

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Nanocellulose-Mycelium Hybrid Materials – Webinar (Free)
Tuesday, January 24th
| 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM ET |

This Presentation will describe hybrid materials prepared from cellulose fibers and fungal mycelium, including proposed applications in packaging. Professor Tiffany Abitbol (EPFL in the Institute of Materials) will present an overview of the state of the art of myco-materials as well as some of our results and perspectives. The focus is on submerged fermentation, but aspects of solid fermentation will also be discussed.

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