International Pulp Week 2019 is a 3-day conference, beginning with our prominent Opening Cocktail on Sunday evening, followed by two half-days of conferences and group discussions. It also includes a networking lunch on Monday afternoon, as well as two mid-morning networking coffee breaks on both the Monday and Tuesday. IPW brings together the global pulp and forestry sector community, providing a home-base for the industry’s senior executives.

Sunday, 5th May

03:00 PM – 07:00 PM


Pick up your name badge and delegate bag

05:00 PM – 07:00 PM

Opening Cocktail

As is now the tradition, IPW kicks off with our Opening Cocktail. This can’t-miss networking event will allow you to meet and mingle with your fellow IPW attendees from over 40 countries.

Monday, 6th May

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Customer Forum

The Customer Forum is an opportunity for pulp and paper producers, and their customers to hear about prevailing issues affecting their own specific sector, as well as those of common interest to the industry at large.

Kevin Mason
Managing Director - ERA Forest Products Research

Roman Hohol
Vice President Custom Research - Numera Analytics

Scott DeKoster
Senior Managing Consultant, Central U.S. - Gallup

Kirti Barry
Senior Consultant-Customer Centricity Practice - Gallup

Hakan Ekstrom
President - Wood Resources International

Haidong Weng
Head of Strategy - Xiamen C&D Paper and Pulp Co., Ltd.


François Dufresne
President and CEO - FSC Canada

Cecilia Alcoreza
Manager, Paper Sector Engagement - WWF-US

Elston Dzus
Forest Ecologist - Alpac

10:10 AM – 10:30 AM

Networking Coffee Break

12:00 PM – 01:30 PM

Networking Lunch

Tuesday, 7th May

08:00 AM – 12:00 PM


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09:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Press and Analyst Briefing

The Press and Analyst Briefing is an opportunity to hear PPPC’s analysts provide their latest market analysis and forecasts for the global pulp market and its end-uses.

Presentations by:
Arnaud Franco
Director, Pulp and Paper

Emanuele Bona
Vice President, Europe - PPPC

09:45 AM – 10: 00 AM

Networking Coffee Break

10:00 AM – 12: 00 PM

Market Pulp Open Forum

The Market Pulp Open Forum provides an overview of the pulp and paper industry from a broader perspective, focusing on prevailing issues from the global economy to the most notable events affecting the industry in the last year.

Gus Faucher
Chief Economist - The PNC Financial Services Group

Adam Josephson
Director, Equity Research Analyst - KeyBanc Capital Market


Mike Rushton
COO - Suzano

Richard MacKellar
Managing Partner - Chrysalix

Dr. James Olson
Dean – UBC Faculty of Applied Science