Schedule at a Glance

May 1 - 4, 2022 | Charlotte, NC USA

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TAPPICon Virtual

TAPPICon VIRTUAL offers a virtual, curated technical program focused on current topics affecting the industry.

The virtual technical program includes two sessions each day from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm (EST).  Attendees will have the choice to select topics from various different tracks including Coating and Graphic Arts (CGA), Nonwovens (N), Papermaking (PM), Papermaking Additives (PA), Papermaking Fundamentals (PF), Process Control (PC), PIMA Management (M), Recycling (RPTA), Reliability and Maintenance (RM) and Tissue (T).


 

Schedule-At-A-Glance

(All times are Eastern Time Zone - ET)

Schedule subject to change.

   
Tuesday, May 4, 2021

 

 

9:30am - 9:55am ET

Welcome and Leadership Panel Discussion

Welcome:

  •  Larry N. Montague, President and CEO, TAPPI

Leadership Panelists:

  • Peter Augustine, President North America, Körber Tissue
  • David Buchanan, President, Voith Paper North America
  • Michael (Mike) Gray, Area Sr. Vice President, Capital Business, NA, Valmet
  • Jim Haeffele, Vice President Technology Material Breakthrough
  • Sean Ireland, VP Business Development, FiberLean Technology, Ltd.
  • Matthew Szymanski, Vice President - Mill Operations, Green Bay Packaging
  • Larry Warren, Senior Director of Health and Safety, Pulp and Paper/Corporate, Domtar

 

10:00am – 12:00pm ET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M1: Thriving in the New Normal: How to Develop Your Workforce and Enhance Company Culture Post-COVID - Panel

       Sponsored by VOITH

PA1: Strategies to Manage Papermaking Contaminants

Sponsored by UPG

PM1: Excelling into the Future

       Sponsored by Valmet

PC1: Driving Measurement Technologies to the Next Level

       Sponsored by x-rite PANTONE

RPTA1: Upgrading and Processing Recycle Fiber

T1: Fire Prevention & Sustainability

N1: NETInc Keynote Address and Panel Discussion


 

1:00pm – 3:00pm ET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M2: Resilience - Panel

        Sponsored by VOITH

PM2: Driving Operations for Success

         Sponsored by American Roller Bearing

PF1: Advances in Pressing Fundamentals

        Sponsored by   Runtech Systems

PC2: Thrive with QCS Controls - Tutorial

         Sponsored by Valmet

RPTA2: Hot Topics - U.S. Recycling and Multi-Generational Workplaces

T2: Softness/Creping

N2: Nonwovens Medical Applications/PPE

RM1: Reliability and Maintenance

 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

 

 
 9:30am - 9:55am ET

Welcome and Leadership Panel Discussion

Welcome:

  •  Larry N. Montague, President and CEO, TAPPI

Leadership Panelists:

  • Peter Augustine, President North America, Körber Tissue
  • David Buchanan, President, Voith Paper North America
  • Michael (Mike) Gray, Area Sr. Vice President, Capital Business, NA, Valmet
  • Jim Haeffele, Vice President Technology Material Breakthrough
  • Sean Ireland, VP Business Development, FiberLean Technology, Ltd.
  • Matthew Szymanski, Vice President - Mill Operations, Green Bay Packaging
  • Larry Warren, Senior Director of Health and Safety, Pulp and Paper/Corporate, Domtar

10:00am – 12:00pm ET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M3: Mill Managers Roundtable

          Sponsored by CR Meyer

CGA1: Functional Coatings with Nano/Microcellulose Materials

PM3: Thriving Through Improvements and Analysis

         Sponsored by x-rite PANTONE

PF2: Developments in Drying

PC3: Machine Vision to Help You Excel - 1

RPTA3: Malodors in Finished Paper and Paperboard Products

T3: Making Electronics Work in a Digital Age

N3: Novel Materials for Personal Protection


1:00pm – 3:00pm ET

 

 

 

M4-PC4: Pillar of the Digital Mill (Joint Session)

       Sponsored by Jacobs

CGA2: Advances in Pigment Interaction and Functional Coatings

PA2: Novel Cellulose Additives

T4: Sustainability

        Sponsored by  Kuraray

1:00pm - 2:30pm              

2:30pm - 3:00pm              

N4: Functional Nonwoven Textiles for Life Saving and Protecting Environment Course

N5: The Growing Use of Wipes in Consumer and Industrial Sectors