Become a TAPPI Speaker and/or Author

You are our Knowledge Source.

Do you have valuable knowledge about the pulp, paper, packaging, tissue or converting industries that you want to share with your peers?

We have the largest repository of technical industry information in the world, and we want to add your work to that collection.  We highly encourage authors to submit a proposal for either a book, conference paper or peer-reviewed journal in their area of expertise.


Book Proposals

TAPPI Press is considered an industry leader in the publishing of original books. If you have an idea for a manuscript that can help members, students and other professionals in the field improve their knowledge base and identify technical solutions for our industry, we would love to hear from you.


Conference Papers

Our conferences are known throughout the industry as the best place to learn the latest information on process troubleshooting, new technology, increasing profits and more. If you have a topic you’d like to present, please submit a proposal.

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Peer-Reviewed Journals

By publishing your article in TAPPI Journal, or one of our other publications, your work will be accessible to industry professionals, libraries and the global academic community. In addition, you’ll be joining the ranks of the world’s most respected researchers, authors and academics in our field. 

Learn more about TAPPI Journal and submitting your article


Speaker Management System Information

Are you scheduled to speak at one of our conferences, or are you acting as a reviewer or session chair?

We have a fully integrated, easy-to-use online portal that will allow you to manage all the information and documentation relating to our conference sessions.

Through our Speaker Management System (SMS), authors and speakers can complete their submission forms, add co-authors and upload all files relating to presentations. This same system also provides a way for reviewers and session chairs to access all of those same files.

To get started, access our Speaker Management System and select the conference that best fits your topic. You can find more information on requirements and deadlines through our Call for Papers page. 

Submit Your Abstract