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May 4 - 5, 2021 | VIRTUAL and October 3-6, 2021 | LIVE! in Atlanta, GA USA

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TAPPICon Virtual

TAPPICon VIRTUAL offers a virtual, curated technical program focused on current topics affecting the industry.

The virtual technical program includes two sessions each day from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm (EST).  Attendees will have the choice to select topics from various different tracks including Papermaking (PM), Papermaking Additives (PA), Papermaking Fundamentals (PF), Nonwovens (N), Tissue (T), Process Control (PC), PIMA Management (M), and Recycled Paperboard (RPTA).




Schedule subject to change.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021




10:00am – 12:00pm










M1: Thriving in the New Normal: How to Develop Your Workforce and Enhance Company Culture Post-COVID

PA1: Strategies to Manage Papermaking Contaminants

PM1: Keynote & Kick-off

PC1: Driving Measurement Technologies to the Next Level

RPTA1: Upgrading and Processing Recycle Fiber

T1: Fire Prevention & Sustainability

T2: Softness/Creping

N1: NETInc Keynote Address and Panel Discussion


1:00pm – 3:00pm








M2: Resilience

PM2: Driving Operations for Success

PF1: Advances in Pressing Fundamentals

PC2: Thrive with QCS Controls - Tutorial

RPTA2: Hot Topics - U.S. Recycling and Multi-Generational Workplaces

N2: Nonwovens Medical Applications/PPE


Wednesday, May 5, 2021




10:00am – 12:00pm








M3: Mill Managers Roundtable

CGA1: Functional Coatings with Micro/Nanocellulose Materials

PM3: Thriving Through Improvements and Analysis

PF2: Developments in Drying

PC3: Machine Vision to Help You Excel - 1

RPTA3: Malodors in Finished Paper and Paperboard Products

T3: Making Electronics Work in a Digital Age

N3: Novel Materials for Personal Protection




1:00pm – 3:00pm






M4-PC4: Pillar of the Digital Mill (Joint Session)

CGA2: Advances in Pigment Interaction and Functional Coatings

PA2: Novel Cellulose Additives

PM4: Excelling Stories and the Future

N4: Functional Nonwoven Textiles for Life Saving and Protecting Environment Course