A Competition for Students and Young Professionals

A Competition for Students and Young Professionals

Are you a student, graduate student or young professional who’s been working in the industry for three years or less? Have you successfully implemented a project or do you have a project idea that sustainably drives our industry forward? PEERS 2017 is soliciting abstracts on topics for innovative pulp and paper solutions to compete in a poster session refereed by industry experts. Examples include, but are not limited to, process improvements in consumption of energy, water and raw materials, or the creation of new sustainable products. Student research, senior design or internship projects are also welcome.

Abstracts are due August 25, 2017. 

For further information, and to submit abstracts for consideration, contact Pat Stiede at pstiede@tappi.org.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the winning posters.

TOPICS OF INTEREST

Suggested topics are listed below, but other topics are welcome!

• Energy, Recaust, and Recovery • Brown Stock Washing • Bleaching
• Pulping • Non-wood Fibers • Biorefinery
• Recycling • Corrosion and Materials • Lime Kiln/Caustic Plant
• Mill Reliability • Environment  | Regulation  |  Sustainability

Register today for PEERS          |   Early Bird Discount Ends October 6th

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