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As an industry association comprised of managers, engineers, consultants, scientists and academics, we have access to a wealth of information about emerging technology and innovation in our industry. Each year, we share that knowledge with you through our conferences, forums, symposia, workshops and courses.

The Appita Fibre Value Chain Conference is the highlight of the pulp and paper industry calendar. Alternating between Rotorua and Melbourne, the event attracts hundreds of delegates from throughout the world. 

A comprehensive program of technical papers, operations ‘TechTalks’, management and commercial forums and seminars, short courses and other Special Interest Group activities to ensure your professional development needs are met. The conference also includes social program and networking functions for delegates and partners. 

In recent years we have added to the appeal of the conference by integrating major international events with ours. These have included the Pan Pacific Conference, Occupational Health & Safety Conference, International Symposium of Wood Fibre and Pulping Chemistry, the Bioenergy Association of New Zealand (BANZ) and the Advanced Biofuels Research Network (ABRN) Symposium.

To be part of this year's Appita Fibre Value Chain Conference click here.

Market Forums in conjunction with IndustryEdge, Appita hosts market outlook forums to update the industry on the state of the various markets for pulp, paper and forest products. 

The forums include market forecasts and analysis and provides delegates with the opportunity to meet with representatives from all aspects of the industry - from forest to end-products.

Local Events - various local events are organised by Appita members throughout the year.  These include technical meetings, social gatherings and joint events with other industry organisations.