Risi Confirms Speakers For Afternoon Seminar At 2010 Pulp & Paper International (ppi) Awards

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RISI Confirms Speakers for Afternoon Seminar at 2010 Pulp & Paper International (PPI) Awards

BRUSSELS, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

            Jose Honorio, CEO of Grupo Portucel Soporcel, to Deliver

                               Keynote Address


RISI today announced that a number of top industry experts will be

speaking at the RISI Seminar on November 16, in Brussels, Belgium. The

seminar will take place in the afternoon, before the 2010 Pulp & Paper

International (PPI) Awards Gala Dinner.

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The seminar will cover issues facing the global pulp and paper industry

and provide an opportunity to find out more about the latest forecasts and

trends for the sector. The keynote address will be delivered by Jose Honorio,

CEO of Grupo Portucel Soporcel. Other speakers include the following RISI

experts and industry leaders:


    -- What does the future hold for the global pulp & paper sector?

       Rod Young, Chief Economic Advisor, RISI

    -- Fiber Vision 2020 - a perspective on key trends in global pulp & 

       recycled paper markets in coming years

       Glenn O'Kelly, Specialist, Basic Materials Institute, McKinsey & Company

    -- The impact of energy costs on the global pulp and paper industry

       Ville Henttonen, Product Manager, Benchmarking, RISI

    -- Climate Change: The regulations and its impact on the pulp & paper sector

       Marco Mensink, Energy & Environment Director, CEPI

    -- Searching for the opportunities in the global graphic paper industry

       Sampo Timonen, Director, European Graphic Papers, RISI

For more details on each topic, please visit:

Registration for the RISI seminar and PPI Awards dinner is open. The PPI

Awards will honor leadership, vision, innovation and strategic

accomplishments of companies, mills and individuals within the global pulp

and paper industry. The winners will be presented with their trophies at the

PPI Awards Gala Dinner at Le Plaza Hotel, Brussels, Belgium.

The list of finalists for the PPI Awards includes Sodra, SCA, Domtar,

Mondi, Suzano and many others. Click here for a full list:

Save 60 Euros when you register for the RISI seminar and PPI Awards

together for a total of 250 Euros. Individually tickets for the PPI Awards

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are 160 Euros and 150 Euros for the RISI Seminar. To book your tickets to the

industry event of the year, please visit:

Spreckley at +44-207-955-3751.

The PPI Awards will be held in conjunction with CEPI European Paper Week,

taking place from November 16-18, 2010.

The PPI Awards are held in association with HP and ColorLok Technology.

Other sponsors include ABB, Andritz, BTG, Cargill, FM Global, Kemira, Metso

and StepChange Consulting.

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, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout

North and South America, Europe and Asia. More information can be found at


    Jennifer Freitas


    4 Alfred Circle

    Bedford, MA 01730 USA

    Tel: +1-781-734-8949



CONTACT: Jennifer Freitas of RISI, +1-781-734-8949, jfreitas@risi.com

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