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  November 12-14, 2018             EXPOFORUM, Pavilion F

We welcome market experts, suppliers of industrial equipment and technologies, and managers of the pulp and paper enterprises to join Forum PAP-FOR 2018!

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Day 0 - November 12, 2018

International State-of-the-Art Conference of Young Researchers Dealing with P&P Industry Processes

Day 1 - November 13, 2018

10.30 - 17.50. MILL LEADERSHIP SUMMIT. Volga hall

10.30 – 12.30

Panel session "Innovations in the pulp and paper industry and integration of Russia in the global PPI market"

  • Technological potential of the Russian pulp and paper industry. Rating of Russia in the global pulp and paper market
  • Innovation and investment attractiveness of pulp and paper mills
  • Government support programmes for the industry development 

12.30 – 13.00

Official opening ceremony of the 25th anniversary exhibition and forum PAP-FOR

Welcoming notes

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break

14.00 – 15.40

Panel session "Environmental strategy of forestry and pulp and paper industry. Sustainable development of pulp and paper mills"

  • Analysis of the environmental state and potential of Russian pulp and paper mills
  • State-of-art technologies for reducing the negative impact on the environment
  • Sustainable development and production. Transition to circular economy
  • Measures of state environmental control

15.40 – 16.00

Coffee break

16.00 – 17.45

Strategical session "Marketing 5.0. DIGITALIZATION of the pulp & paper industry"

  • Current situation in the pulp & paper industry, switch to marketing 5.0, and the use of new digital technologies
  • Strategic vision of the industry by the government. High-quality analytics for strategic planning
  • Investments in the industry. Opinion of banks and financial intitutions.
  • Analytics for risk assessment
  • Big Data and storage hubs. Comments of experts, optimization of industrial processes, information hubs development
  • Analytics and competition. Analytical tools in the framework of antitrust legislation (Maxim Novikov)

Moderator: Maxim Novikov, Centre of System Solutions

Seminars programme. Hall Yenisey

10.30 – 17.50 

Seminars and round tables "Marketing and sales channels", "Attracting investments and loans"

Day 2 - November 14, 2018

10.30 - 18.00 TECHNODAY

Hall Volga

10.30 – 13.00 Conference "Russian market of board and corrugated board packaging. Trends. Consolidation. Industry 4.0"

  • Board and corrugated board industry KPI in 2018, forecasts for 2019.
  • Trends in the packaging market
  • Establishing interaction and considering interests of producers and consumers at all stages of board and corrugated board packaging circulation (from raw materials to end product)
  • Ways to optimize costs on creating an effective packaging solution
  • Considering requirements of modern logistics while designing of board and corrugated board packaging
  • Use of board and corrugated board packaging in retail for transportation of FMCG-goods
  • New board and corrugated board packaging products (increased endurance, special coatings and printing, optimal design, augmented reality)
  • Legal terms regulating the manufacturers' responsibility for packaging waste management, which will come into force in 2019.
    Industry 4.0 – How to find your own way?

Moderator: Alexander Boiko, General Director, National Confederation of Packaging Producers

13.00 – 14.00

Lunch break

14.00 – 15.45

Panel session "Virtual PPM: comprehensive automation"

  • Trends in pulp and paper production automation. Adaptation of global solutions for production planning and management to the Russian conditions
  • Industrial automation and IoT as tools for increasing the efficiency of pulp and paper industry
  • Industry solutions for implementation of automation systems in technological processes
  • Industry solutions in warehouse logistics of pulp and paper products

15.30 – 15.50

Coffee break

15.50 – 17.30

Session "Water treatment at the PPMs"

  • Best available wastewater treatment technologies. Amendments to the law on water supply and sanitation. Integrated Environmental Permits (IED): ways and procedures for obtaining
  • Turnover water supply: cleaning methods, requirements, risks and impact on technical networks
  • Explanation of the legal framework of pulp and paper industry performance. Protection of fish farm objects
  • Possessing own treatment facilities: ROI. Rates for wastewater treatment
  • Providing industrial environmental control and its metrological support. The environmental monitoring program and key quality parameters for controlling discharges of industrial enterprises. Solutions and measuring tools


Seminar programme. Hall Yenisey


10.30 – 13.00

Round table conference "Forestry Rating"

16.00 – 17.30

Panel session "Double-growing of the industry of recovered paper"

*Programme is a subject for changes. Organiser leaves the right to make changes to the programme. Please, keep up to updates on the website.

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