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Registration open for PwC Conference

December 17, 2015 - Registration is open for the 29th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference on May 4, 2016. 

Themed “Transformation through innovation - opportunities for people, products and processes,” the event will host hundreds of CEOs, senior executives and PwC leaders discussing how companies are managing change, innovation and people to create competitive advantage and find growth in emerging markets.

PwC's conference is part of the Global Forest Products Leadership Summit 2016, a five-day series of conferences focused on global pulp, paper, wood products and fibre-based packaging industries. In addition to the PwC conference, other confirmed events include International Pulp week (May 1 to 4) and the Annual Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference (May 5 to 6). 

For more information, visit www.forestproductssummit.com.

Confirmed speakers  

CEO panel
Joe Nemeth, president and CEO, Catalyst Paper

Innovation panel
Dr. Alfred Lam, vice-president, Chrysalix

Gurminder Minhas, managing director, Performance BioFilaments Inc.

Carlo Dal Monte, director (Energy), Catalyst Paper

John Saddler, Dean Emeritus, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia

Finance panel
Paul Quinn, paper and forest products analyst, RBC Capital Markets
  
For additional information visit the PwC website at www.pwc.com/ca/forestconf.


December 17, 2015
By Andrew Snook