Student Poster Competition

November 5 - 8, 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

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Student Poster Competition

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Both graduate and undergraduate students, as well as industry professionals, have been invited to participate in the annual Poster Competition, and this year it has been expanded to include both IBBC and PEERS. Presentations can cover a myriad of topics ranging from advances in the biomass and bioenergy industries to recent developments in pulping, recylcing and sustainability, to name just a few. Posters will be on display on the Exhibit Floor beginning at 1:30 pm on Monday, November 6, and poster presenters will be on hand at designated times to discuss their research.

To submit an abstract, or for more information, please contact TAPPI’s Speaker Relations Manager Pat Stiede directly. Abstracts Deadline: August 21, 2023.

Poster Presentation 2023 


  1. Pulping Liquors as Binders for Chromite Pellets – Hendrik Le Roux, University of Stellenbosch

  2. Providing Sustainable Energy for Underprivileged Communities in Upper Egypt  Mahmoud Ahmed, UN Climate Change Project

  3. Performance Modelling of Hydrothermal Liquefaction of Barley Straw using Machine Learning Algorithms - Shruti Sen, BIT Palani


Rules and Regulations:

TAPPI will provide the bulletin boards and push pins. Please confine your presentation to a 32 inch x 48 inch (80 x 120 cm) space. All posters will be displayed in the Exhibit Hall.

Your poster can be placed on the bulletin board as early as during the Sunday night reception from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  In order to be considered in the student competition, your poster must be on display no later than 1:30pm on Monday, November 6th.

All illustrations must be prepared in advance. Proper illustration is critical to an effective presentation. The use of large lettering (legible at a distance of three feet or more) and minimal textual material is recommended. Use of colored ink in printing and colored paper in framing textual material can be attractive although artistic flair should not be excessive. Illustrations should not be mounted on heavy stock as this makes it difficult to mount them on poster boards. It is the responsibility of the author to design and print his/her poster and get it to the event.

The collection of materials at the end of the conference is the author's responsibility; Any posters remaining after the conference ends will be destroyed.