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RISI sets speakers and program lineup for first annual Latin American Paper Packaging Conference in Miami, Nov. 18-20

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RISI sets speakers and program lineup for first annual Latin American Paper Packaging Conference in Miami, Nov. 18-20

September 18, 2013 - 01:11

BOSTON, MA, Sept. 18, 2013 (Press Release) -RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, today announced new program additions and speakers for the first annual Latin American Paper Packaging Conference, to be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel.

The conference is RISI's first packaging event with a dedicated focus on the market in Latin America, a region expected to undergo phenomenal growth and change in the coming years.

Program highlights include:

  • Expanding in the Latin American Market

-Nicholas Mockett, Moorgate Capital Partners

  • How Smurfit Kappa Has Succeeded in Latin America

-Juan Guillermo Castaneda, VP of Finance, HR and Administration, Smurfit Kappa, The Americas

  • Investment Strategy - A Financial Perspective

-Mark Wilde, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank

  • Will Growth Continue in the Latin American Containerboard Industry

-Pedro Huerta, Director, SurpapelCorp S.A

  • Kraft Paper and White Liner Market Trends

-Patricio Segovia, Director, LatAm Papers

  • Panel Discussion: Expanding into Emerging Markets

Moderator: Paulo Tasso, VP and General Manager - Latin America, Cellmark

Panelists: Miguel Rincón Barraza, Director of Packaging, Bio-Pappel

Patricio Segovia, Director, LatAm Papers

  • The Role of Global Brands and Packaging in a Sustainable Future

-Adam Bushong, Global Commodity Manager for Packaging, Dell

  • Responsible Paper Sourcing from Latin American Regions

-Keila Hand, Senior Program Officer, Paper and Packaging, WWF

Attendees will also hear RISI economists give key insights into the current containerboard and boxboard packaging markets and present valuable forecasting data. RISI speakers will include:

  • Mike Coffey, CEO, RISI
  • Ken Waghorne, Vice President, Packaging, RISI
  • Jon Rager, Vice President, Mill Intelligence, RISI

The conference program and registration details for the event are currently available at http://utrk.net/1uyx5/?19ZLJ0020DN.

For more information on sponsoring these events, please email advertising@risi.com or visit http://utrk.net/1v4b6/?19ZLJ0020DN for more details.

About the RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference (http://utrk.net/1uyx5/?19ZLJ0020DN)

The first RISI Latin American Paper Packaging Conference will be held November 18-20, 2013, in Miami, Florida, at the Eden Roc Hotel. The conference is RISI's first packaging event with a dedicated focus on the market in Latin America, a region expected to undergo phenomenal growth and change in the coming years.

At the event, attendees will hear unique and detailed presentations and discussions on the fiber-based packaging market from brand leaders, including CEOs from leading packaging companies and converters and suppliers from the containerboard and paper board markets. RISI economists will also present key insights into the current containerboard and boxboard packaging markets and valuable forecasting. The conference program and registration details are available online at http://utrk.net/1uyx5/?19ZLJ0020DN.

About RISI

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue, nonwovens, printing and publishing industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.