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October 3 - 6, 2021 | Atlanta, GA USA

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TAPPICon LIVE!, October 3-6, 2021, will be held at the Cobb Galleria in Atlanta, GA USA. This in-person event includes a comprehensive technical program, multiple networking events and an expanded exhibit floor.

Programs address key topics on Papermaking, Papermaking Additives, Papermaking Fundamentals, Nonwovens, Tissue, Process Control, PIMA Management, Recycled Paperboard (RPTA) and Maintenance & Reliability.



TAPPICon LIVE! Speaker Information


Important LIVE! Deadlines

July 26, 2021

Draft Manuscript due to Session Chairs


August 23, 2021

Final Manuscript due to TAPPI

August 23, 2021

Draft PPT (new template) due to Session Chairs

September 6, 2021

Final PPT due to TAPPI
 New LIVE! Presentation PowerPoint Template


 General Speaker Information



Your paper and presentation are subject to peer review and must comply with TAPPI antitrust and commercialism guidelines. Please review the following submission guidelines.

Antitrust Guidelines | Commercialism Guidelines





All speakers must register for the Conference. TAPPI does not pre-register speakers. Speakers receive either a discounted full conference registration or they may attend for free the day of their scheduled presentation. Please contact Pat Stiede for your single day promo code.

Visa Information

For all international delegates planning to attend TAPPICon from countries requiring a U.S. Visa, you should be aware that the process to apply for a business, B-1, Visa can take up to four (4) months. You must register for the conference before being eligible for a Visa letter. For more details, click here

Hotel Reservation (TAPPICon LIVE!)

TAPPICon LIVE! speakers and attendees receive a Conference discount when booking their room at a TAPPICon designated hotel. You must be registered for the Conference Program before receiving the link for the discount. The deadline for the discounted room rate is September 10, 2021. We recommend you book your hotel room as soon as possible as TAPPI's discounted room blocks tend to sell out as the event approaches. Learn more


Presentation Tips/Requirements

Session Room Equipment for TAPPICon Live


Regular session room setups include the following:

  • Lectern/Podium 
  • Lectern/Podium microphone
  • Floor microphone for audience questions
  • PC laptop with VGA connection
  • Projector (16:9 aspect ratio)
  • 8-foot screen
  • Slide advancer
  • Playback Now recording capture hardware
  • General convention center WiFi (please do not rely on an internet connection for your presentation)
  • Riser with a head table and 4 chairs

For specific AV needs, please contact us as soon as you know. All requests may not be accommodated. We will do our best to fit your needs. Changes to AV may not be permitted within 3 weeks of the event.


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