Innovative Technical Solutions, Advancements and Case Studies Sought for TAPPICon 2022

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Call for Papers closes on November 1, 2021

TAPPICon is the premier technical conference developed to help mills identify technology solutions to address the challenges of our industry, often exacerbated by the confluence of attrition through retirement and retention of Young Professionals.

With the theme “Racing Towards a Smart Future,” TAPPICon 2022, May 1-4 in Charlotte, N.C., focuses on key segments including paper, tissue, recycled paperboard and reliability/maintenance. Experts are invited to speak at this prestigious event and share their latest advancement, technical success or case study with the industry. To be considered as a speaker, SMEs should submit an abstract by November 1, 2021.

Abstracts are sought for topics within the following program tracks:

Attracting professionals from all areas of the paper and board coating, converting and graphic arts industries, the track focuses on emerging solutions in areas such as packaging, label, and digital coating applications; novel coating and process technologies; printing and graphic arts; and coating and finishing.

Focused on innovations in the paper machine area and how they can help renew good performance on the machines, the track encourages papermakers to rethink their processes and redefine success.

Exploring innovative developments in papermaking additives, the track also highlights the best use of current state-of-the-art technology as well as both incremental optimization and non-incremental advancements in technology.

This track addresses the latest advancements in our fundamental understandings of wood fibers, process phenomena and product performance at both low and high solids content.

Providing managers with strategies on how to better run organizations, the track offers insight, tools, and techniques for all levels of experience in areas of digitalization, multigenerational leadership, and more.

Addressing key topics related to process measurement and control, the track focuses on WIS and machine vision, analytics and monitoring, MD and CD control, measurement technologies, field devices, QCS, and DCS.

Attracting production and technical personnel from recycled paper mills, the track focuses on topics relevant to manufacturers of high-recycle content grades such as multi-ply paperboard, containerboard, tube and core, and gypsum liner. 

Machine reliability and maintenance issues are frequently complex, and the solutions require special tools and expertise that are not always available. The tracks offers attendees solutions and case studies of where equipment failure was averted and money was saved.

Drawing tissue professionals from all areas within manufacturing, converting and supply, the tracks focuses on on-going and emerging topics including production/conversion of tissue, sustainability, quality improvement, data management and new technologies.

View the Invitation to Present for specific topics of interest within each track. The abstract submittal deadline is November 1, 2021 and should be uploaded to the TAPPI Speaker Management System.

Make the decision to speak at TAPPICon today and gain recognition as an industry expert. For questions about TAPPICon 2022, please visit TAPPICon.org or contact Tyler Mast at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 770-209-7345.


Source: TAPPI