Make an Impact at PEERS 2019

Make an Impact at PEERS 2019

As one of the leading conferences in the pulp and paper industry, TAPPI’s Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability (PEERS) Conference draws professionals from around the world eager to learn the latest industry advancements and process improvements in the areas of technology, fibers and equipment. These new developments can have a huge impact on the future growth of the industry and successful leaders understand their importance, as well as that of sharing their own knowledge and expertise through conference presentations.

PEERS 2019 will take place October 27-30, 2019 in St. Louis, Missouri and you are invited to share your latest successes with key industry decision-makers looking for cutting-edge solutions to improve productivity and reduce costs. Manuscripts that provide reports or case studies on the latest advances in technology, increases in efficiency and reliability, as well as fundamental process knowledge and control are requested. 

Suggested Topics Include:
•    Pulping
•    Mill Reliability
•    Brown Stock Washing
•    Recovery Boilers
•    Bleaching
•    Lime Kiln/Caustic Plant
•    Recycling
•    Energy and Power Boiler
•    Nonwood Fibers
•    Environment/Regulation/Sustainability
•    Biorefinery Track (part of IBBC)

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The deadline to submit abstracts is March 15, 2019. All submissions will be peer reviewed for acceptance. Abstracts should be submitted to TAPPI’s Speaker Management System.

PEERS 2019 is co-located with the International Bioenergy & Bioproducts (IBBC) Conference as well as the 12th Research Forum on Recycling and attendees will be able to attend all three technical events for one registration fee. 

Student Poster Session and Competition

Students are invited to submit abstracts on topics for innovative solutions to compete in a poster session refereed by industry experts. This competition is the perfect opportunity for students to gain exposure and expert feedback on their research projects relating to process improvements in consumption of energy, water and raw materials or the creation of new sustainable products. Student research, senior design or internship projects are welcome. Abstracts are due on March 15, 2019. Learn more.

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