BRUSSELS, February 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
- High-Level Speakers Join the List of Experts for the Amsterdam Event
RISI today announced that a number of leading industry experts have joined the program of speakers for the upcoming 13th European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference. The event will take place on March 15-17, 2011, at the Movenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
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The theme of the conference is "Rounding the Curve: Tackling the Challenges Ahead in the Pulp and Paper Industry." The following topics and speakers are confirmed, with more to follow soon:
- Keynote Address - The New Bioforest Industry by Hans Sohlstrom, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Development, UPM - Financing Practices in the Pulp and Paper Industry by Matthew Smith, Metals & Paper, Project & Commodity Finance, UniCredit Bank AG - Electronic or Print Media: The Future has Space for Both by Adrian Barrick, CEO, UBM Built Environment - Communicating Sustainability: Dissipating Misconceptions and Improving the Pulp and Paper Industry Brand by Phil Riebel, President, P. Riebel Consulting - The Pulp and Paper Sector in the Bio-based Economy by Marco Mensink, Energy and Environment Director, CEPI - Paper Based Packaging: Specification and Sourcing by Duncan Pollard, Special Advisor, Sustainability, Nestle - Paper Recycling Trade: The Dangers of a Demand-Supply Crunch by Ranjit Singh Baxi, Founder & Chairman, J and H Sales (International) Ltd. - Managing Commodity Cycles in Paper and Pulp by Saikat Dey, Management Consultant, McKinsey
The program will also feature an Executive Panel which will be a roundtable discussion with high level participants from major producer companies, including:
- Berry Wiersum, CEO, Sappi Fine Paper Europe - John Williams, President & CEO, Domtar - Hans Sohlstrom, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Development, UPM - Stefano Rossi, Vice President & Managing Director Containerboard, - SCA Packaging Europe, Containerboard Division - And other participants to be announced
The panel will be chaired by Joachim Klein, Founding/Managing Director, StepChange Consulting.
Conference attendees will also hear the RISI team of economists and engineers present their two-year forecasts for supply, demand, profitability, investment and trade for each major grade of pulp and paper.
The event is sponsored by HP, ColorLok Technology, StepChange Consulting and Sulzer Pumps.
Conference programs and registration details are available online at http://www.risi.com/euroconf.
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