Please note that the programme is preliminary. Timings and presentations are subject to change.
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.30 Welcome remarks, Tom Wright
9.45 David Rennie, The Economist Beijing Bureau Chief – Does the Chinese dream have to be the West's nightmare?
10.30 Hawkins Wright – market review and key drivers for 2019
11.30 Joao Cordeiro, Poyry – Turbulent times for recovered paper in China: the new strategies for fibre procurement
12.00 Tony Price, Midway – Pulp wood supply to the Pacific Rim
12.30 Segezha corporate strategy
2.00 Marcos Assumpcao, Itau – Transformation of the Brazilian pulp sector
2.30 Sergey Malkov, Andritz – Strategy of Development of Russian Forest Complex 2030: plans and reality
3.00 Wanyan Shaohua, APRIL – Asian Printing & Writing Paper Market Outlook
4.00 Qing Zhuang – Shanghai Futures Exchange
4.30 Brian Dillon, Essity – Perspectives from the tissue sector
5.00 Hawkins Wright – long-term trends, niche sector review, summing up
5.30 Cocktail reception sponsored by Arauco
6.30 Conference close