Partner event: Key players in pulp, paper and packaging to meet in Istanbul for Fastmarkets event

Jan 29, 2024

Global experts and varied industry stakeholders will meet at the Fastmarkets Forest Products Europe Conference 2024, for two and a half days of insights and networking.

The event will take place on March 4-6 and includes the annual Pulp & Paper International Awards, which will celebrate worldwide industry achievement across eight categories.

The conference is expected to attract more than 250 delegates from over 130 companies, including packaging companies, paper mills, investors, government entities and end users.

More than 30 speakers – and a CEO panel – will share their perspectives on prices, global production capacity, geopolitical impacts, regulatory pressures and other factors affecting the industry. Attendees will also benefit from invaluable local perspectives on the Turkish market and Fastmarkets’ in-depth data analysis.

Speakers at the event will include:

  • Andrea Boltho, Emeritus Fellow, Oxford Economics
  • Markus Gärtner, CEO Corrugated Packaging, Mondi
  • Eleni Despotou, Director General, FEFCO
  • Stefano Rossi, CEO Packaging, DS Smith
  • Jori Ringman, Director General, CEPI
  • Frank Heidlberger, Director, Global Packaging in Global Supply Chain, McDonald’s
  • Horst Bitterman, Director General, Pro Carton
  • Michele Bianchi, CEO, RDM Group
  • Jonathan Edmunds, Head of Recyclability, Sustainability, & Gov Affairs, DS Smith
  • Ilkka Leppävuori, Global Paper & Packaging Lead, Bain & Company

Senior figures like these will provide delegates with important viewpoints on the future of the forest products industry and how businesses can adapt to changing realities.

The conference is now in its 26th year, while the PPI Awards are now in their 15th year.

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More information about the Europe Conference & PPI Awards please can be found here.

About Fastmarkets

Fastmarkets is an industry-leading price-reporting agency (PRA) and information provider for global commodities, providing price data, news, analytics and events for the agriculture, forest products, metals and mining and new-generation energy markets. Fastmarkets’ data is critical for customers seeking to understand and predict dynamic, sometimes opaque markets, enabling trading and risk management. This global business has a history dating back to 1865 and is built on trust and deep market knowledge. It has more than 550 employees spread across global locations in the UK, US, China, Singapore, Brazil, Belgium, Finland and beyond.