Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability (PEERS) Conference

November 1 - 4, 2020 | Atlanta, GA


PEERS 2020

November 1-4, 2020
Atlanta, GA USA


 Developed by industry professionals, PEERS offers a comprehensive conference that includes a peer-reviewed
technical program, multiple networking opportunities, special events, and exhibits. 

We hope to see you in Atlanta next year!



Congratulations to the PEERS 2019 Honorees


The 2019 PEERS awards were presented by TAPPI President and CEO Larry Montague (c), Outgoing Division Chair and 2019 PEERS Conference Chair Carl Houtman (l) and Engineering Division Chair Mark LeBel (2nd l) to (l-r) Brian Brogdon, Future Bridge Consulting Services, Division Leadership & Service Award and Joseph K. Perkins Prize; Robert Matzka, Marley Engineering Group, Division Leadership & Service Award; Jim Keiser, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Joseph Wolf Founders Award for Best C&ME Paper (Principal Author); Mike Curtis, Georgia-Pacific, Environmental Technical Award & Roy F. Weston Prize; Riku Kopra, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences, Fiber Laboratory, David Wetherhorn Award from the Alkaline Pulping & Bleaching Committee (Principal Author); and Preet Singh, Georgia Institute of Technology, Division Technical Award & Beloit Prize.



See what happened in 2019


PEERS Keynote PEERS Breakfasts PEERS Workshops PEERS Special Events
Angie Slaughter Hot Topics Breakfast PEERS Workshops Fun Run
 Angie Slaughter, VP of Sustainability Procurement,  shared her insight on Anheuser-Busch's Sustainable Initiative. Attendees enjoyed a continental breakfast before engaging in topic-specific discussions.
Women in Industry/ Young Professionals Breakfast
Hot Topics Breakfasts
Four hands-on workshops included:
• Bleach Plant Operations
• Brown Stock Washing
• Project Management
• Intro to Lean Six Sigma
PEERS offered many networking events including a conference dinner, receptions, lunches and the 36th Annual PaperChase Fun Run/Walk.


Enjoy two high-powered events in one location!

TAPPI's PEERS Conference will be  co-located with the
International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC)