RISI Announces 15th Annual European Pulp & Paper Outlook Conference

Jan 18, 2013, 07:00 ET from RISI

BRUSSELS, Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced the 15th Annual European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will take place April 22-24, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel in Vienna, Austria.

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The conference will feature an impressive lineup of guest speakers representing leading companies from each aspect of the pulp and paper industry discussing challenges and opportunities they are facing.

Additionally, RISI will be holding the first annual Bio Strategy Seminar. The seminar will be held alongside the pulp and paper conference program on April 24.

The Bio Strategy seminar will cover key areas of biomass, bioenergy, biorefining, waste-to-energy, and energy savings.  The seminar will include case studies from companies who have implemented a successful bio strategy.

The first day of the pulp and paper conference will feature industry experts discussing timely and relevant industry issues. Speakers will include leaders throughout the industry supply chain. The conference will also feature a CEO Executive Panel that will consist of a round table discussion with the region's leading executives.

On the second day of the program, attendees will hear from RISI experts covering topics including:

  • European Pulpwood Markets: Assessing the Potential for a Shortage
  • Mill Intelligence: Benchmarking Asset Quality and Cost Competitiveness
  • Global Outlook for Newsprint
  • Outlook for European Graphic Paper Market
  • World Boxboard Markets

Attendees for the conference and seminar will include executives from paper companies, merchants, pulp producers, suppliers, financial and market analysts, and other end-users.

For more details on these premier events, visit our website at www.risi.com/euroconf.

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About European Pulp & Paper Outlook Conference (www.risi.com/euroconf)

The 15th RISI European Pulp and Paper Outlook Conference will be held at the Vienna Marriott Hotel in Vienna on April 22-24, 2013. The conference will address some of the keys issues facing the European pulp and paper industry. The first RISI Bio Strategy Seminar will be held at the Vienna Marriott Hotel in Vienna on April 24, 2013. The seminar will address the bio based economy for the pulp and paper industry. More information regarding the event programs and registration details can be found at www.risi.com/euroconf.

About RISI (www.risi.com)

Owned by UBM plc, which is 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.

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.