Agenda Preview: What can you expect at Specialty Papers US 2024?

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Specialty Papers US will return to Milwaukee, WI for the 15th edition this October 15-17.

This event provides a unique opportunity for experts to come together and drive conversation around market influencers, hear ideas and insights from different parts of the supply chain, and become knowledgeable about innovations and market insights that will improve their business. 

What can you expect to hear at this year's event?


Session I: Current Industry Landscape & Future Trends in Specialty Papers

  • Regional and Global Market Trends and Growth Drivers
  • “Specialty Papers Around the World”

Session II: The Papermaker's Perspective

Session III: Innovations and Advancements Across the Supply Chain

  • “Fiber” coating a new dimension to create advanced paper & board products
    Daniel Ragnarsson – Commercial Director, UMV Coating Systems AB

Session IV: Academic Focus: Latest Developments from Universities

  • The recyclability of barrier coated papers
    Colleen Walker, Director, Process Development Center, University of Maine
    Aysan Najd Mazhar, Ph.D. Student, University of Maine
    Doug Bousfield, Calder Professor, University of Maine

Session V: The Power of Partnerships: Working Towards Collaboration

  • Brand panel: A future perspective

Session VI: Acceleration of R&D

Session VII: The new and Now in Sustainability Efforts

  • Reinventing paper-based packaging applications: How far could paper go?
    Marco Macoratti, Head of Sustainable Solutions for Retail Brands, Mondi

Session VIII: Improving Speed to Market: What is Needed?

Stay tuned for the agenda release in a few weeks! 


 Pricing is tiered - book early and save!

Book by June 28 to get the lowest rate


Can't attend in person? On-demand* is available!

*The on-demand ticket is not livestreamed.
Presentations will be uploaded for viewing post-event and will include the speaker presentations we are able to share. 
In-person attendees also get full access to videos

Last Call for Abstract Submissions

  • The papermakers perspective: current and future landscape of the industry
  • Advancements and innovations in coatings
  • Current Packaging Trends
  • Updates on recycling regulations and legislations within the sector
  • New and sustainable advancements in barrier developments (ex: lignin, chitin)
  • Innovations in the world of sustainability, recycling, and composting
  • Alternative fiber sources (ex: hemp, non-wood)
  • Composting: updates, regulations, and what you need to know
  • What’s new with packaging and paper
  • Advances in paper chemistries and processes
  • New testing and technologies to increase products, productivity, supply chain and more

Submit your abstract!