Appita Annual General Meeting & Dinner

Serving the Australian & New Zealand pulp & paper industry since 1947


Appita members are invited to attend the 2017 Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at Fairfield Boat House, Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield, Victoria.

Come together with fellow members for a night to elect leaders of our organization, network and become informed on the progresses being made by your association.

Following the AGM, you are invited to attend the dinner which includes a buffet dinner, guest presentations and farewell to Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Johnston, Peer Review Editor, Appita Journal.
DATE: Thursday 25 May 2017
VENUE:
Fairfield Boat House
Fairfield Park Drive, Fairfield

Agenda

6:30 pm
AGM business: An overview of our performance and major successes, achievement and challenges from the 2016 financial year
7:15 pm
Buffet Dinner (Drinks can be purchased at the bar)
8:00 pm
Launch of our Strategic Plan 2017- 2019
8:15 pm
GUEST SPEAKER
Dr Des Richardson, Senior Scientist – Business Development & Mill Process Support | Technical Support & Development , Norske Skog Boyer Mill, Tasmania

“Biochemicals & Biomaterials: Unlocking the Potential of Lignocellulosic Materials

The talk will present some insights from Norske Skog’s journey thus far in diversification from traditional mechanical pulp/paper grades to biochemicals and biomaterials that may be made from renewable lignocellulosic materials

8:45 pm SPECIAL PRESENTATION
Farewell to Professor Emeritus Robert (Bob) Johnston: Presented by Executive Director, Appita, Adele Elice-Invaso
COST:
Attending AGM only (No fee)
AGM/Dinner $55 per person
(NB: A credit card surcharge of 3% on American Express will apply)

Please register no later than by Friday 19th May by:
calling the Appita office or Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   
Phone: 03 9467 9722 / Fax 03 9467 9778
Appita, PO Box 816, Macleod,  Vic 3085


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