What's On

Appita YPN 2023

Young Professionals Network Breakfast
4 December
Calling all young professionals! Join us at the Young Professionals Breakfast to network with peers, exchange ideas, and build valuable connections within the pulp and paper industry. Strengthen your professional community and discover new opportunities for growth and success.

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Appita Industry Forum
4 December
Join us for an engaging and thought-provoking agenda with industry leaders from the pulp, paper and packaging industry sharing their insights and perspectives through keynote presentations, panels and roundtable discussions.

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New Speaker Competition Final
4 December
Support the brightest young professionals from Australia and New Zealand as they showcase their insights and vie for top honours in the pulp and paper industry at the Speaker Competition Final.



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Appita Awards Dinner
4 December
The Appita Awards Dinner at the beautiful Skyline in Rotorua, will recognise outstanding achievements and contributions in the pulp and paper industry. Enjoy an evening of recognition and networking in a stunning setting.


International Fibre Packaging Symposiums
Recyclability and Beyond
5 December
The International Fibre Packaging Symposium- Recyclability and Beyond brings together experts and industry leaders to discuss and share insights on the latest advancements and best practices in fibre recyclability. Learn about various recyclability protocols, understand their applications in different markets, and explore strategies to enhance the sustainability of fibre-based packaging.

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Technology Immersion Day
5 December

Join industry experts as they explore the latest advancements in 21st-century equipment and technologies for the pulp and paper industry. This session will provide practical strategies for integrating these innovations into existing production environments, enhancing efficiency, and boosting productivity.


 Supervisor Workshop

Workshop - Leadership Essentials for Shift Team Leaders
5 December
This workshop introduces shift team leaders to essential leadership concepts, effective communication strategies, safety management, and basic team-building techniques to improve team performance and productivity.


Poster Presentations
4-5 December
The Jasper Mardon Memorial Trust Fund sponsors this year's poster session and awards a plaque for the best poster presentation. This sponsorship honours the memory of Dr. Jasper Mardon, a pioneer in the pulp and paper industry known for his significant contributions to papermaking technology and innovation.

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Networking Function
5 December

Connect with industry peers and build valuable relationships at the Appita Conference's after-session networking event on December 5th, which will be held in the exhibition area.


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4-5 December
Visit our exhibitors at the Appita Conference to discover the latest innovations and technologies in the pulp, paper and packaging industry and network with industry professionals.


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Scion Tour
6 December
Join us for an exclusive look into Scion - one of the leading research facilities dedicated to advanced packaging development. This event is designed to provide valuable insights into Scion's packaging research programs and capabilities to support the industry.