Financial Reports & Markets
Registration open for PwC’s forest and paper industry conference
By Cindy Macdonald
Join several hundred CEOs, senior executives and PwC leaders for the 29th annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference on May 4 in Vancouver.
With a theme of Transformation through Innovation – Opportunities for People, Products and Processes, the conference will discuss how companies are managing change, innovation and people to create competitive advantage and find growth in emerging markets.
Confirmed speakers include Joe Nemeth, president and CEO, Catalyst Paper, and Paul Quinn, paper and forest products analyst, RBC Capital Markets. A panel on the subject of innovation will feature Dr. Alfred Lam, vice-president, Chrysalix; Gurminder Minhas, managing director,
Performance BioFilaments; Carlo Dal Monte, director (energy), Catalyst Paper; and John Saddler, University of British Columbia.
Additional information about the conference is available at: www.pwc.com/ca/forestconf
PwC’s conference is part of the Global Forest Products Leadership Summit 2016, a five-day series of conferences focused on global pulp, paper, wood products and fibre-based packaging industries. In addition to the PwC conference, other confirmed events include International Pulp week (May 1-4) and the Annual Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference (May 5-6). For more information, visit www.forestproductssummit.com