World-leading Pulpaper 2018 starts on May 29 in Helsinki

These years PulPaper deals everything between business opportunities in the circular economy and breakthrough technology in the renewal of industrial plants. Photo: PulPaper 2018

PulPaper is one of the world's most important fairs for the paper, paper, cardboard and conversion industries. This significant fair will take place 3 days from Tuesday 29 May to Thursday 31 May 2018 in Helsinki.

The event will be an important source of information and a key factor in developing new marketing networks and improving existing channels. PulPaper attracts professional representatives from the pulp and paper industry, including technical, production and purchasing managers, project managers and many more.

Together with the exhibition, a series of high-class conferences will be held that will cover all possible topics that an industry company needs to manage in order to maintain its position and improve the results in the changing global environment.

Here are some examples of the conference theme during the fair's first day of 29th May 2018:

Business opportunities in the circular
Seminar room 103A
Chairman: Kirsi Seppäläinen, Vice President, Strategic Projects, Stora Enso Biomaterial

Breakthrough technology in the renewal of
industrial plants

Seminar room 103B
Chair: Jyrki Ovaska, CTO, UPM

13:30 Finland's roadmap for the circular economy
Mari Pantsar, Chief, SITRA

13:55 Data - the new oil, Water - the new gold!
David Martin, Vice President, Marketing, Ecolab & Petri Ristola, Marketing Director, Nalco Water

14:20 Business situation: Predictive analysis for waste treatment of pulp and paper industry
Heikki Hannukainen, CEO, Toihan

14:40 Business situation: Closing nutrients and carbon fumes - Use of industrial side streams as fertilizers and soil improvers in agriculture

Eljas Jokinen, CEO, Jordfood

15:00 Coffee break and network

13:30 Business situation: Renewable biofuels are a fast track to reduce emissions of transport
Sari Mannonen, Vice President, UPM Biofuels

13:55 Can a magic powder revolutionize mass shedding?
Tapani Vuorinen, Professor, Aalto University

14:20 Pulping with Deep Eutectic Solvents - great progress and still a lot to do
Heiner Grussenmeyer, R & D, Stora Enso

14:40 New developments in Sweden - Treesearch
Daniel Söderberg, Director Treesearch, Wallenberg Wood Science Center

15:00 Coffee break and network

Manage forest biomass use and climate change
Speaker: remains to be confirmed

Develop new concepts for biorefinery
Chairman: Niklas von Weymarn, Research Director, Metsä Fiber

15:30 The regulatory framework for the use of forest resources in Europe - status quo and outlook
Bernhard Wolfslehner, Head of the Office, Central Eastern Europe, and South-Eastern Regional Office, European Forest Institute

15:55 Climate benefits from forest and forestry in Fennoscandia
Johan Sonesson, Researcher, Forest Research

16:20 Company as a producer of bio-oil and users of biomass-based fuels
Kasperi Karhapää, Bio-Oil Business Manager, Fortum Heat Finland, and the Baltic States

16:40 Ways to increase access to biomass in Finland
Antti Asikainen, Professor, Finnish Institute of Natural Resources Finland