Sustainability Track

October 28 - 31, 2018 | Portland, Oregon | Technical Solutions for Today and Beyond

Sustainability Track – PEERS 2018

Keynote Presentation  •  State of the Industry  •  New Technology Showcase  • Young Professionals Panel

Featured Session: State of the Industry

Monday, October 29, 2018 • 10:30AM - 12:00PM
Session Chair:
 Daniel Curry, TRC Environmental Corporation
Partnerships for Technology Challenges


State of the Industry Panel: Partnerships for Technology Challenges

Gain insight from a panel of industry experts as they discuss how collaboration among manufacturers, suppliers, academics, and government agencies can lead to critical advancements in technology and new opportunities for growth.

The panel will be moderated by David Turpin, President & Executive Director, APPTI, The Alliance for Pulp & Paper Technology Innovation, and includes panelists from across the pulp and paper spectrum, each bringing a different perspective on the value of collaboration to further the industry.

Panelists include:


Peter Hart

Fritz Paulsen Tony Murray

Peter W. Hart, PhD

Director of Fiber Science and Innovation


Fritz Paulsen, PhD

Research & Development Manager

KapStone Paper & Packaging Company

Anthony (Tony)  Murray



Alan Rudie Scott Singuefield Adrian van Heiningen

Alan Rudie

Assistant Director, Wood Fiber
and Composites Research Division

USDA, Forest Products Laboratory

Scott Sinquefield, PhD

Renewable Bioproducts Institute

Georgia Institute of Technology

Adriaan van Heiningen, PhD

J. Larcom Ober Chair, Chemical Engineering

University of Maine



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