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Building for the New Pulp and Paper Community

What to Expect at PaperWeek Canada 2017

PaperWeek Canada, the number one gathering of the pulp & paper and forest products industry in Canada, will be held Feb. 13-17 2017 at Le Centre Sheraton Hotel in Montreal.

Under the theme “Staying Ahead of the Curve”, the conference organizing team is putting together a cutting-edge program covering the key aspects of forest products advancement.

PaperWeek is certainly the ‘all in one’ conference, as you will find relevant, diversified and rewarding activities, that will allow you to invest your time valuably in further developing your interests, improving your skills and sharing ideas with your peers.

Here are highlights of what you can expect:

Conference sessions worthy of the most deemed technology conferences; the highly popular tracks on Safety, Management, Reliability best practices will return, as well as the solid traditional sessions on Energy, Papermaking, Bleaching and Environment.
Joint sector events that are shaping our industry: PaperWeek’s partnering sector events are going to continue to lead the conference with complete programs on Packaging (TechPack), Tissue (Tissue Masters), Pulp (PulpEx) and as well as a newly developed segment on the Converting Industry (ConverTech).
A tremendous Tradeshow: where around 50 exhibitors representing our industry worldwide show their products and are eager to interact and demonstrate their expertise to attentive visitors; as it is not unusual to see conversations start in a session room, continue in the hallway later in the day and resume at a booth during the evening reception!
Informal Gatherings: there will be reserved spaces, where anyone can lead a conversation, and anyone can sit in to share experiences and build a targeted network.
Panels: panel sessions with 4 or 5 invited speakers will revolve around specific themes, an ideal forum where several points of view are expressed and exposed to the audience to generate healthy debate around key issues affecting our industry, daily.
Keynote speakers: PaperWeek is known around the world for its daily kick offs and business luncheons keynote presentations. Come hear industry leaders share their views on the industry and give you their take on the future has in store.
Trends: Curious to know the latest sector trends? Where is the market heading? How the international stage is going to develop? PaperWeek will be your first North American must-stop of the year!
PaperWeek Social Events such as receptions and networking coffee breaks are the most interesting informal interactions among attendees. While the lectures and sessions will provide new ideas, the unique, personal, and insightful conversations you have with other people often happen at our prearranged social events. Do not miss this opportunity!
National Awards: PaperWeek is also the National Stage for the presentation of PAPTAC’s prestigious National Awards recognizing industry leadership and advancement.

Come to PaperWeek, a valuable investment for both your company and yourself to develop your skills. We trust your participation will allow you to connect the value of the conference with your business goals.

Stay tuned for the upcoming release of the detailed preliminary program

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