Women's Summit

April 15 - 18, 2018 | Charlotte, NC, USA | Shaping the Future through Innovation

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Women's Summit*
"Owning Your Power"

Westin Charlotte Downtown
Grand Ballroom AB
Thursday, April 19, 2018

8:00am - 12:00pm

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*Separate from PaperCon, rates listed below

The TAPPI Women in Industry Division along with Domtar proudly announce the inaugural Women's Summit held in conjunction with PaperCon 2018!

The Summit will feature a keynote presentation delivered by Beth Troutman followed by three breakout sessions addressing topics prevalent and integral to women in today's workforce.  Attendees will also have invaluable networking opportunities with Division members, industry experts, and other attendees as well as meet students and Young Professionals just starting their careers in the paper and packaging industry.   Breakfast will be included along with a coffee break.


7:30 am Soft Open

8:00 am Breakfast

8:30 am Welcome

8:45 am Keynote “Finding Your Why” Beth Troutman

9:30 am Keynote Q&A

9:45 am Coffee Break

10:00 am “Defining Moments” Pam Cowan, Pulmac

10:30 am Break

10:35 am Table Talk, “Keeping Composure in Difficult Situations,” Paula Hajakian, UPG

11:05 am Break

11:15 am “Overcoming the Stigma of Being a Woman Leader”

11:35 am “What am I going to do differently?” 

12:00 pm Summit Summation

Beth Troutman, Keynote Bio

TAPPI Member Rates

Joint (Also attending PaperCon 2018): $109.00
Professional Registration: $129.00
Student Registration: $95.00

Nonmember Rates
Joint (Also attending PaperCon 2018): $109.00
Professional Registration $149.00
Student Registration $95.00