Track of the Month

PIMA Management

Track of the Month: PIMA Management

 

Track Manager:  Mike Farrell, Graphic Packaging


The PaperCon 2017 Technical Program offers nine tracks:  Papermaking-Best Practices, Papermaking Additives, Management (PIMA), Nonwovens (NETInc), Coating & Graphic Arts, Process Control & Fluid Fundamentals, Recycled Paperboard (RPTA Production -Technical Seminar), Maintenance & Reliability (OpEx) and Tutorials.


This month's featured track: PIMA Management (M)


 

 

PIMA Management Program
at a Glance:

          
  • Keynote Presentation
  • State of the Industry
  • Retaining Employees
  • Creating a Leadership Legacy
  • Rethinking Paper Development in the Changing Workforce
  • Introduction to Work Life Balance: Finance, Social, and Professional
  • Sustainability
  • Coaching in the Moment
  • Young Professionals Sessions
  • Executive Panel
  • Women in Industry Panel
  • Superintendents Roundtable
  • Mill Managers Roundtable

Special Event

Women in Industry Reception

sponsored by Domtar

Monday, April 24, 2017
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Minneapolis Convention Center - Seasons Ballroom

 


In-Depth Look at the PIMA Management Track

 

Keynote Presentation and State of the Industry


PaperCon Keynote Presentation (M1)

Monday, April 24th at 8:30am - 10:00am, Ballroom A
Session Chair: Mike Farrell, Graphic Packaging

Keynote Speaker:  Marcus Shingles, CEO of XPRIZE

"Uber Yourself Before You Get Kodaked"



State of the Industry (M9)

Wednesday, April 26th at 8:00am - 10:00am, Room 200GH
Session Chair: Matt Elhardt, Fisher International

  • Tedd Powers, Fisher International
  • Mark Lewis, Sustainable Fiber Technologies
  • Peter Berg, McKinsey

 

Panels


Executive Panel (M2)

Monday, April 24th at 10:15am - 11:30am, Ballroom A
Session Chair: Mike Farrell, Graphic Packaging

  • Mark Kowlzan, Chairman & CEO, Packaging Corporation of America
  • Tony Mollica, Executive Vice President, WestRock
  • Tony Lyons, R&D Director, IMERYS
  • Beth Cormier, Vice President - Research & Development, Sappi Fine Paper


Women In Industry Panel: Creating a Leadership Legacy Panel (M4)

Monday, April 24th at 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair: Heather Jennings, Bio Huma Netics, Inc.

  • Sarah Dawkins, Solenis
  • Shan Cooper, WestRock
  • Steve Smith, Domtar
  • Humphrey Moynihan, WestRock

 

Roundtables


Superintendents Roundtable (M7)
Organized by Couch Pit University
Tuesday, April 25th at 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Room 200IJ
Session Chairs: Keith Kemp, AstenJohnson & Jeff Levensailor, Domtar

  • Forrest Adams, Graphic Packaging
  • Harvey Clayton, Domtar
  • Brandon Allbritton, Graphic Packaging
  • Dave Burton, AstenJohnson


Mill Managers Roundtable (M10)

Wednesday, April 26th at 10:30am - 12:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair: Brian Duffy, Nalco Water

  • Murray Hewitt, Cascades, Inc. - Greenpac NY Mill
  • Bill MacPherson, Domtar - Kingsport, TN Mill
  • Chuck Legatt, Liberty Paper - Becker, MN Mill
  • Kathy Collins, Domtar - Rothschild, WI Mill

 

Presentations


What Does Renew, Rethink, Rede3fine Mean to Young Professionals? (M3)
Monday, April 24th at 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair:  Steve Tremont, BASF

  • Kathleen Collins, Graphic Packaging
  • Katie Buonpane, BASF
  • Sarah Garchinsky, Solenis
  • Ana Meneses, WestRock
  • Brantley West, Domtar
  • Linea Olsson, Greif


Sustainability (M5)
Tuesday, April 25th at 8:00am - 10:00am, Room 200GH
Session Chair:  Paige Goff, Domtar


Coaching in the Moment (M6)
Tuesday, April 25th at 10:30am - 12:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair:  Steve Smith, Domtar

  • Thomas Evans, Training Logic, Inc.


Rethinking Paper Development in the Changing Workforce (M8)
Tuesday, April 25th at 3:30pm - 5:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair:  Steve Farmer, Fisher Arnold

  1. U.S. Industry Development and Current Personnel Implications: An Update
    James Stockard, Fisher Arnold
  2. Stephanie White, WestRock
  3. William Cone, Green Bay Packaging


Introduction to Work Life Balance: Finance, Social and Professional (M11)
Wednesday, April 26th at 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Room 200GH
Session Chair:  Sarah Garchinsky, Solenis

  • Sarah Dawkins,  Solenis
  • Ian Bennett Shick, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
  • Steve Smith, Domtar