Don’t miss out! In one week, more than 1,500 industry professionals will be in Atlanta to take advantage of the diverse program, networking events, sold-out exhibit and educational opportunities that PaperCon has to offer. See the preliminary attendee list.
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Papermakers program will give you everything you need to know about paper machine performance evaluations, running mill trials and product certification. Other sessions focus on energy conservation, low consistency refining and tutorials on pressing and drying..
Eight peer-reviewed TAPPI
Coating sessions focus on scientific developments and practical tips. Highlights include opacity enhancement with TiO2, and advancements in barrier coating. Full program available here. In addition, TAPPI is offering an Introduction to Traditional and Emerging Printing Technology Course just prior to the conference.
Management sessions provide excellent insight for mill mangers, production managers and executives. This year’s sessions will help you develop effective labor/management relationships and show you how to motivate today’s employees. You can’t afford to miss this program.
Tissue360° Forum provides a comprehensive peer-reviewed technical program unlike any other. You will learn about fiber, water and energy saving, the latest softness and strength additives and forming concepts. See the full program. In addition, TAPPI is offering Tissue Properties and Manufacturing Course, with introductory-to-intermediate level curriculum.
The OpEx Reliability Workshop will help you improve reliability and maintenance in your mill. Operator driven reliability, alignment, education and mill processes will be addressed by leading reliability experts. This one-day program also gives you full access to the PaperCon exhibit area!
The Young Professionals Program (YP) offers those new to the industry an unbelievable opportunity to gain basic industry knowledge and meet experienced industry leaders. Move up the learning curve and expand your network in a great industry. See the program. CEUs are available for several sessions.
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Space still available for the PaperCon Golf Outing! Just a short drive from the hotel!
The RPTA P-T Seminar has great information for anyone using recycled fiber and paperboard producers using cylinder machine technology. Hear the latest on OCC supply and quality. Open to all PaperCon registrants. RPTA members may register at the TAPPI member rate. See the full RPTA Program.
Co-located with PaperCon, NETInc (Innovative Nonwovens Conference) is the only nonwovens conference developed by engineers and technologists to help bridge the gap between nonwovens science and commercial applications. Great synergies with the Tissue360° Forum. Open to all full PaperCon registrants. See the NETInc Conference Brochure.
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The TAPPI room block at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta sold out, but a limited number of discounted rooms have been negotiated at nearby hotels. Reserve your room through the PaperCon website for best rates.
Tissue Properties and Manufacturing
Offered as a compliment to the Tissue360° Forum, this course provides an excellent intermediate-level understanding of tissue properties and how the manufacturing process affects them. CEU Credits offered.
Introduction to Traditional and Emerging Printing Technology
An excellent background for the Coating and Graphic Arts program and appropriate for those who need to understand basic printing methods and quality. Taught by printing experts from TAPPI's Coating and Graphic Arts Division, this is an excellent complement to the Coating Program at PaperCon. CEU Credits offered.
Total Pump Training
May 1-3, 2013
The most comprehensive 3-day training for anyone in pump operations. Learn common pump applications and troubleshooting even uncommon situations. 2.0 CEU Credits offered.
2013 TAPPI Paper Machine Operations Course
May 21-23, 2013
One of the best ways to get an comprehensive overview of the paper mill operation.
(TAPPI Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry)