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High-Level Speakers from Del Monte and Dell to Headline First Latin American Paper Packaging Conference

BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the addition of high-level speakers from Del Monte and Dell to the program lineup for its first Latin American Paper Packaging Conference, to be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel.

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Skip Marlin, vice president of corporate packaging for Del Monte, will leverage his extensive corporate and containerboard industry experience to present a fascinating look into the packaging requirements of a major global brand.

Adam Bushong, global commodity manager for packaging at Dell, will address how the fiber-based packaging industry can help to address the sustainability needs of major brands and the essential role sustainability plays in the industry.

Other speakers will include:

  • Miguel Rincon Barraza, Director for Packaging, Bio-Pappel
  • Nicholas Mockett, Moorgate Capital
  • Juan Guillermo Castaneda, Vice President of Finance, HR and Administration, Smurfit Kappa, The Americas
  • Mark Wilde, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank
  • Patricio Segovia, Director, LatAm Papers
  • Paulo Tasso, VP and General Manager - Latin America, Cellmark
  • Keila Hand, Senior Program Officer, Paper and Packaging, WWF

Attendees will also hear RISI economists give key insights into the current containerboard and boxboard packaging markets and present valuable forecasting data. Speakers will include:

  • Mike Coffey, CEO
  • Ken Waghorne, Vice President, Packaging
  • Jon Rager, Vice President, Mill Intelligence 

The RISI Latin America Paper Packaging Conference 2013 brings together producers, suppliers, packaging converters and end-users, and is RISI's first packaging event with a dedicated focus on the market in Latin America, a region expected to undergo phenomenal growth and change in the coming years. 

RISI has negotiated discounted room rates at the Eden Roc Hotel for the 2013 conference. The discounted rates are available for a limited time, so attendees are encouraged to book rooms as soon as possible.

Conference registration is available at www.risi.com/packcon. For more information on sponsoring these events, please email advertising@risi.com or visit http://events.risiinfo.com/packaging-conference/sponsorship-opportunities for more details.

About RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference (www.risi.com/packcon)

The first RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference will be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel.  The conference is RISI's first packaging event with a dedicated focus on the market in Latin America, a region expected to undergo phenomenal growth and change in the coming years.  At the event, attendees will hear unique and detailed presentations and discussions on the fiber-based packaging market from brand leaders, including CEOs from leading packaging companies, converters and suppliers from the containerboard and paper board markets.  RISI economists will also present key insights into the current containerboard and boxboard packaging markets and valuable forecasting.

About RISI (www.risi.com)

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

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