March 25, 2020 - The PACWEST Conference 2020 organizing committee, after careful evaluation of available information from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Canadian Federal and Provincial Government Heath authorities, has decided to cancel this event.

Here is a list of upcoming North American Paper & Board events that have been postponed, or cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

March 11, 2020 - Vancouver – In light of rapidly evolving developments and reports related to COVID-19, the BC Council of Forest Industries (COFI) has made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020 Convention in Prince George.

After careful evaluation, The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) and the National Paper Trade Association (NPTA) are announcing that Paper2020 – scheduled for March 15-17 in New York City – is cancelled.

Since the international situation on COVID-19 started in late January, Informa Markets has been guided by local government and health authority advice, as well as the views of the communities we serve, in making decisions about our portfolio of events.

The BC First Nations Forestry Council is thrilled to announce the dates for the 2020 Indigenous Forestry Career Fairs. 

With 210 participants and 15 exhibitors from 26 different countries, the first conference on cellulose fibres was a great success and exceeded all expectations. The focus of the conference was on markets, technologies and sustainability – and especially alternative cellulose feedstocks.

PAPTAC Executive Director Greg Hay welcomed participants to the awards luncheon by underlining the importance of the Association’s national awards for business and research leadership, as well as for service to the Canadian pulp and paper industry.

FPInnovations is partnering with the Canadian Woodlands Forum, Laval University and the Canadian Wood Fibre Centre in the organization of the September pre-DEMO 2020 Conference entitled “Digital Transformation in Forest Operations: A leap forward in driving business growth and competitiveness.”

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