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RISI Announces 2013 Conference Lineup

BOSTON, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the dates and locations for its 2013 conference schedule.

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The regional conferences hosted by RISI provide information to professionals within the forest products industry on market trends and include two-year outlooks for the industry from RISI economists plus guest speakers from leading companies.

The 2013 regional conferences include:

RISI's 15th Annual European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will take place on April 22-24, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel in Vienna, Austria. RISI will be introducing its first annual Bio Strategy Seminar. The seminar will be held concurrently with the pulp and paper conference. Program and registration details for both events can be found at www.risi.com/euroconf.

RISI's 14th Annual Asian Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will take place on June 17-19, 2013 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Shanghai, China. During this conference, RISI will introduce its first annual International Timberland Investments Seminar. The seminar will be held concurrently with the pulp and paper conference. Program, accommodation details and registration for both events will be available soon at www.risi.com/asiaconf.

RISI's 8th Annual Latin American Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference is confirmed for August 5-7, 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Sao Paulo, Brazil. RISI will be introducing its first annual Timberland and Forestry Management Seminar. The seminar will be held concurrently with the pulp and paper conference. Program, accommodation details and registration for both events will be available early this summer at www.risi.com/laconf.

RISI's 28th Annual North American Forest Products Conference will take place October 7-9, 2013 at the Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego, California. This conference focuses on all aspects of the industry including a CEO/Executive Panel and RISI's two-year forecasts for pulp, paper, wood, timber and bioenergy markets. Registration and more detailed information will be available early this summer at www.risi.com/naconf.

In addition to RISI's regional events, RISI will also be producing additional events in 2013. 

PPI Transport Symposium 20 will take place on October 28-31, 2013 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. PPI Transport Symposium 20 is organized by RISI in association with the International Forest Products Transport Association (IFPTA). It is the longest running conference and exhibition dedicated to the global forest products logistics industry.  The event focuses on the issues surrounding the worldwide transport, materials handling, and distribution of forest products. Program and registration details can be found at www.transportsymposium.com.

RISI will be hosting ICC Latin America in November 2013 and PPI Awards in December 2013. Dates and locations will be announced shortly.

For Press Enquiries, please contact:
Caitlin Howe
Marketing Specialist
O: +1.781.734.8956
E: events@risi.com

Notes to Editors:

1)    About RISI (www.risi.com)

Owned by UBM plc listed on the London Stock Exchange, 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, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

2)    About UBM plc (www.ubm.com)

UBM plc is a leading global company. We inform markets and bring the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print and provide them with the information they need to do business successfully. We focus on serving professional commercial communities, from doctors to game developers, from journalists to jewellery traders, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. Our 6,000 staff in more than 30 countries are organised into specialist teams that serve these communities, helping them to do business and their markets to work effectively and efficiently.

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