Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference

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PwC 29th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference in review

Transformation through innovation

The 29th annual PwC Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference, with the theme Transformation through innovation - opportunities for people, products and processes brought together several hundred CEOs, senior executives, customers, suppliers, financial analysts, government representatives and other stakeholders in Vancouver, Canada on May 4, 2016.  Through a series of interconnected presentations and discussions, conference speakers and panelists looked at a role of innovation in general terms, as well as specifically in relation to forest industry, global and regional factors that influence and effect sector’s financial performance, workforce related challenges and opportunities faced by the industry today, and importance and potential of the forestry sector in combating climate change. Additionally, an in depth analysis of the high-quality paper packaging provided an opportunity for a close look into this forest industry section.

Review all the presentations from the
conference by clicking on the thumbnails below

Dr. Alfred Lam, 

Denis Fraser,
Goodfellow Inc.

John (Jack) N. Saddler,

Ken Peacock, Business
Council of British Columbia

Mike Harkies,
Solid Wood

Paul Quinn,
RBC Capital Markets

Brendan Lowney, Forest 
Economic Advisors LLC

Derek Nighbor,

James Gorman,
West Fraser

Linda Ewing,

Neal Haussel, 
Iggesund Paperboard

Carlo Dal Monte,
Catalyst Paper Corporation

Gurminder Minhas,
Performance BioFilaments

Joe Nemeth,
Catalyst Paper

Michael Walton,
Google for Work

Paul Leclair,
Numera Analytics


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