Young Professionals

April 26 - 29, 2020 | Atlanta, GA, USA

TAPPI Young Professionals Division
Activities at PaperCon

Join the Young Professionals (YP) at PaperCon 2020 for excellent learning and networking opportunities!
For more information on how to get involved with the YP Division, visit the YP Base Camp.

Sunday, April 26

Rise Against Hunger Community Service Project
Join volunteers from across the industry to package 10,000 meals for families in need
When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Kennesaw Ballroom

Couch Pit University & Young Professionals Roundtables
Join Couch Pit University as they host lively roundtables focused on pertinent YP and student topics
When: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Grand Ballroom I

TAPPI Trivia and University Reception

Have fun at PaperCon's pub-style trivia night, pitting universities and companies against each other for bragging rights
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Kennesaw Ballroom

Monday, April 27

Awards Breakfast*
Celebrate with the Young Professionals of the Year Award winners.
When: 7:00 am – 8:45 am
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Habersham Ballroom

Young Professionals Opening Luncheon
Come and meet other YPs while celebrating the YP award winners and hearing about division activities.
When: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Forsyth

Lake States TAPPI 3rd Annual Paper Hunt
Join in on the fun through a scavenger hunt around the PaperCon Expo and the conference! Meet new people, learn new things, and win some great prizes. The Paper Hunt is for student and young professionals and is free to participate.  Register onsite at Lake States TAPPI’s table at TAPPI Central.
When: 12:00 pm Monday - 3:00 pm Tuesday
Where: Base Camp, Cobb Galleria Centre

PIMA Management Track Session M3: Young Professionals Panel
This panel gathers young professionals involved in sustainability initiatives and who believe in the importance of the topic. Session Chair: Nika Wanserski, Neenah Inc & Steve Tremont, Solenis
When: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Cobb Galleria Centre - Room 105

Tuesday, April 28

Hot Topics Breakfast Roundtables
Join discussions about topics of concern to Young Professionals. 
When: 6:30 am – 7:45 am 
Where: Renaissance Waverly – Highlands Ballroom


 * Cost to attend/Separate registration required