Industry Professionals

Don't miss the opportunity to be part of the most important gathering of Paper and Board Professionals in the industry.

PaperCon brings together industry professionals from around the world eager to share knowledge, innovation and new ideas about the paper and board industry.  These 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.


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


PaperCon 2017 offers:

  • 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


Below is just a sample of the types of 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!

Things to know about PaperCon 2017:

Dates: April 23-26, 2017

Location:    Minneapolis, MN at the Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis, MN

Conference Hotels:  See details

Registration is now open!