Program

International Pulp Week 2017 is a 3-day conference, beginning with a well-attended Opening Cocktail on the Sunday evening, followed by two half-days of conferences and group discussions. The final day is reserved for private meetings and further networking. IPW brings together the global pulp and forestry sector community, providing a home-base for the industry's senior executives. All scheduled events will take place at the following locations and times:

Sunday, May 7th, 2017
17:00 – 19:00
Location: Seymor/Grouse

Welcome Cocktail Reception
Networking event to meet and greet fellow attendees from over 30 countries. Attended by pulp producers, end-users, suppliers, financial analysts and consultants.

   
Monday, May 8th, 2017
9:00 – 12:00
Location: Regency Balroom 

Customer Forum
The customer forum provides a great opportunity to hear from leading pulp producers, end users and suppliers in the industry. We invite all conference attendees to participate in this session and we encourage you to get involved with some challenging questions.

Moderator:
Kevin Mason
Managing Director,
ERA Forest Products Research

Speakers:
Jyrki Ovaska
Executive Vice President, Technology,
UPM

Jeff Durr
Partner,
Gallup

10:25 – 10:45 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK
 


James Li
General Manager Business Unit,
Oji Paper International Trading

Panel: Closing the Sustainability Value Chain Loop through Collaboration

Keila Hand
Manager, Forest Sector Engagement,
World Wildlife Fund

Paige Goff
Vice-President of Sustainability and Communications,
Domtar

Tonia Elrod
Director, Family Care Sustainability & Communications,
P&G

Donna Janssen
Managing Partner

12:00 – 13:30 SUSTAINABILITY NETWORKING LUNCH


Tuesday, May 9th, 2017
9:00 – 9:50
Location: Regency Balroom 



Press and Analyst Briefing
PPPC is the best source for in-depth analysis on the forestry sector. This is a unique opportunity to experience the scope of research and market intelligence that PPPC provides on a regular basis. Presentations will include a review of historical trends, along with a forecast on the market pulp industry and its major end uses worldwide.

Speakers:
Emanuele Bona
Vice President, Europe
Pulp and Paper Products Council

Arnaud Franco
Director & Senior Analyst, Pulp and Printing & Writing,
Pulp and Paper Products Council

9:50 – 10:10 NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK

10:10 – 12:00
Location: Regency Balroom


Market Pulp Open Forum
Is paper really bad for the environment? What is Wall Street’s perspective on the forestry sector? Has North American per capita tissue consumption really peaked? These topics – among others – will be discussed in the Market Pulp Open Forum. Our aim is to provide an overview of the pulp and paper industry from a broader perspective; reviewing the most notable events of the last year and addressing upcoming trends.

Moderator:
Lewis Fix
Vice President, Pulp Sales & Marketing
Domtar

Speakers:
Roman Hohol
Vice President, Custom Research,
Numera Analytics

Augustine Faucher
Deputy Chief Economist,
The PNC Financial Services Group

Haidong Weng
Head of Strategy,
Xiamen C&D Paper & Pulp

Phil Riebel
President,
Two Sides North America

   
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

PRIVATE MEETINGS