Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference

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Registration now open for the 29th Annual Conference on May 4, 2016 in Vancouver, BC

Join us for the 29th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference on May 4, 2016.  With a theme of Transformation through innovation - opportunities for people, products and processes, several hundred CEOs, senior executives and PwC leaders will discuss how companies are managing change, innovation and people to create competitive advantage and find growth in emerging markets.

PwC's Conference is part of the Global Forest Products Leadership Summit 2016, a five-day series of conferences focused on global pulp, paper, wood products and fibre-based packaging industries.  In addition to the PwC conference, other confirmed events include International Pulp week (May 1-4) and the Annual Global Softwood Log & Lumber Conference (May 5-6). For more information, visit www.forestproductssummit.com.

Location:

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 W. Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2W6

Agenda:

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Registration & networking breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Conference & lunch
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Networking reception

Detailed agenda to follow

2016 Speakers Confirmed to date:

Speaker profiles

Dr. Alfred Lam                               
Vice President, Chrysalix                        
Vancouver, Canada

Brendan Lowney
Principal, Macroeconomics
Forest Economic Advisors LLC
Boston, USA    

Gurminder Minhas, MD
Performance BioFilaments Inc
Vancouver, Canada

Carlo Dal Monte                              
Director - Energy, Catalyst Paper        
Nanaimo, Canada  

Joe Nemeth
President and CEO,
Catalyst Paper
Vancouver, Canada

Paul Quinn                                       
Paper and Forest Products Analyst                                   
RBC Capital Markets                         
Vancouver, Canada                          

Jack Saddler
Dean Emeritus, Faculty of Forestry, UBC
Vancouver, Canada

Registration Fees:

CAN $450.00 – Early Bird Registration (on or before March 31st, 2016)
CAN $550.00 – Regular Registration (after March 31st, 2016)

5% GST applicable to all registrations

If a company or organization registers four attendees, a fifth registration will be at no charge. If a company or organization registers more than five attendees, then the additional attendees will receive 20% off the posted rate at the time of registration.

Register for the 29th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference

Cancellation policy:

Refunds will be permitted up to April 22, 2016.

For information, registration inquiries and group registrations, please call +1 604 806 7090 or email pwcforestandpaper@ca.pwc.com

Host Hotel:

Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
900 W. Georgia Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2W6

A special room rate of $209 (plus applicable taxes) has been secured for all attendees. This rate includes complimentary High Speed Internet access in all guestrooms.

To make reservations please click here or call the hotel directly and request the Reservations Department. To benefit from the Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference room rate, please use the following group affiliation: PwC Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference.

Call the hotel directly at:

Toll-free:      1 800 441 1414
Telephone:   1 604 684 3131
Book online: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

This room block will be available until April 22nd, 2016. Be sure to take advantage of this low rate.

If you are interested in being a sponsor of the conference, please email pwcforestandpaper@ca.pwc.com