Why Attend

April 15 - 18, 2018 | Charlotte, NC, USA

PaperCon 2017 brought together over 1,750 Paper and Board Professionals from around the world.

These industry professionals gathered to share knowledge, innovation and new ideas about the paper and board industry. 

Paper and Board Professionals know that PaperCon is the premier industry event offering them the opportunity to learn and discuss the latest technologies, best practices, issues and solutions to help them stay competitive in today's marketplace.



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April 15-18, 2018 in Charlotte, NC



PaperCon 2017 is for individuals serious about advancing their knowledge and skills in the paper and board industry.

  • Comprehensive Technical Program - Expert-led and peer-reviewed
  • Global Reach - Over 25 difference countries represented
  • Networking Events - Face-to-face interaction with other industry professionals and experts
  • Career Advancement and Training Opportunities
  • Popular Programs - New Technology Showcase, Roundtable Discussions and Young Professionals Sessions

See the types of industry professionals that attended PaperCon last year:


• Board Mill Superintendent
• CEO, President
• Chief Engineer
• Coater Superintendent
• Converting Group Mgr
• Director of Coated Paper Development
• Director of Engineering
• Director of Paper Technology
• Director of Product Management
• Director of R&D
• Director of Technology
• Director of Procurement
• Engineers

• General Manager
• Maintenance Supervisor
• Manager R&D, Paper Chemicals
• Manager, Stock Prep
• Mechanical Reliability Engineer
• Mill Manager
• Mill Superintendent
• Paper Machine Superintendent
• Paper Machine Technical Asst.
• Paper Mill Superintendent
• Plant Manager
• Process Control Engineer
• Process Engineer

• Product Development Manager
• Project Engineer
• Quality Manager/
• RD&I Chemist
• Research Fellow
• Senior Mechanical Engineer
• Sourcing Director
• Technical Director
• Technical Specialist – Coatings
• Vice President – Manufacturing
• Vice President – R&D
and more!