VANCOUVER, May 3, 2012—Faced with an uncertain economy, new sources of competition and shifting customer demand, forest, paper and packaging CEOs are looking to innovation, new products, services and emerging markets to drive longer term growth. Industry leaders understand that significant changes to their strategy and business must be made to ensure success.
Over 450 CEOs, industry executives, customers, service providers, analysts and policy makers from around the world will gather at the 25th Annual PwC Global Forest and Paper Industry Conference in Vancouver, BC on May 10. They will share ideas on new markets and opportunities to drive innovation and growth in an uncertain economy.
The theme of this year’s conference is Delivering value, innovation and growth in a volatile world.
What: 25th Annual PwC Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference
When: Thursday May 10, 2012
Where: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia
Agenda and speakers:
8:00 a.m. Conference welcome
8:10 a.m. Global geopolitical landscape
9:00 a.m. Financial performance
10:30 a.m. The future of paper and communications in a digital world
1:30 p.m. Market outlook
3:45 p.m. Executive perspectives
5:00 p.m. Adjourn
Accredited media are invited to attend the full day conference, please pre-register. Contact Jim Nelson by Email, or +1 604 806 7047. Pre-registered media may pre-book 15 minute one on one interviews with PwC spokespeople.
Also of interest: PwC’s Conference is part of the week-long Global Forest Products Leadership Summit 2012, a five day series of events and conferences focused on the global pulp, paper, wood products and fibre-based packaging industries. Organizations participating in Summit 2012 are The Pulp and Paper Products Council (PPPC), International WOOD Markets Group, and PwC.
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