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TAPPI to host virtual series for mill leaders throughout September

September 1, 2020  By P&PC Staff

What does the future hold for the pulp, paper, tissue, packaging and converting industries?

TAPPI aims to answer that in a virtual leadership series hosted by its PIMA Division.

As the pandemic and other forces continue to rock the global business world, companies have quickly adjusted and altered priorities to remain stable and, in some cases, grow.


This series of virtual sessions throughout the month of September will provide content and support for critical decisions made by executives, mill/plant managers, emerging leaders and suppliers.

The series kicks off Thursday, September 3, at 11:00 a.m. ET with a state of the industry panel featuring:

  • “Is the World Economy Sinking?” with Georges Ugeux, chairman and CEO of Galileo Global Advisors and lecturer in law, international banking and finance at Columbia Law School
  • “Key Issues and Trends in Today’s Global Pulp, Paper and Tissue Industry : COVID-19 and its Impact” with Matt Elhardt, vice-president, global sales at Fisher International
  • “The World is Changing: Can the Industry Accept It?” with Graeme Rodden, senior editor, North & South America for Paper360°

Sessions take place Wednesdays and Thursdays throughout the month, each beginning at 11:00 a.m. (EDT). Additional topics include the future of leadership, the pillars of the digital mill, evolving mill culture and mill leadership in the age of COVID-19.

Attendees will hear from industry companies including Domtar, International Paper, Graphic Packaging International, WestRock, Kruger Packaging LP and more.

Full descriptions for each session and registration information can be found online.

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