Please note that the doors will open at 8am for registration & coffee, and presentations will begin promptly at 8.45am. Timing and order of presentations is subject to change. The sessions will be separated by a networking & coffee break, and the event will finish after lunch, which will be served at 12.30pm.
Provisional* programme (one more speaker to be confirmed):
8.00 Registration & coffee
8.45 Welcome remarks from BWPA President, Jin Asada
9.00 The economy at a crossroads – will growth recover?
Roger Bootle, Capital Economics
9.45 Global tissue markets: challenges and opportunities
Luigi Lazzareschi, Sofidel Group
10.50 Seizing the limitless opportunities of the bioeconomy
Bernd Eikens, UPM
11.20 An industry in transition
Tommy Wiksand, Holmen Paper
11.50 The outlook for market pulp
Oliver Lansdell, Hawkins Wright
*Note that timings are subject to change. An earlier start may be required in order to accommodate our speakers.