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2015 Conference

‘RIDING THE TRANSITION’

15TH & 16TH OCTOBER 2015

VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Conference Audience

Conference Audience

Every two years EMGE hold the Office and Digital Printing Papers Conference. In 2015, the event was held on 15th & 16th October 2015 in Vienna, Austria. This is the only international conference dedicated to Office & Digital Printing Papers, with a new focus on the Digital Printing sector and associated papers, in addition to the usual Office Paper sector coverage.

Danube Hotel Outside

Conference Hotel

Danube Hotel Conference Room

2015 Conference Room

The 2015 conference covered a comprehensive range of subjects vital to understanding the rapidly-changing Digital Printing & Office Papers markets, as well as related issues. The presentations provided valuable new information and insights into these important market sectors, together with a unique networking opportunity.

Conference speakers included leading industry figures. This event attracts expert speakers and representatives from high-level positions throughout all sectors of the paper market, including:

  • End-Users
  • Paper, Stationery & Supplies Distributors
  • Printing Machine Manufacturers
  • Paper Merchants
  • Papermakers/ Mills
  • Printers
  • Paper Machinery Suppliers
  • Pulp, Chemicals & Mineral Suppliers
  • Industry Analysts/Consultants

Topics covered include a wealth of market information, forecasts, data and analysis of key market issues and trends.

Old Wine Cellar at Pfarrplatz

Old Wine Cellar at Pfarrplatz

Wine cellar

Wine cellar

Enjoying a glass of wine

Enjoying a glass of wine


Programme

DAY 1:

WELCOME & INTRODUCTION (9.30am)

KEYNOTE – Riding The Transition – From Offset to Digital Printing

    Johannes Klumpp, Marketing & Sales Director, MONDI UNCOATED FINE PAPER

SESSION I: INNOVATION PART I

(TECHNOLOGY, INKJET & DIGITAL PRINTING PAPERS)

– An Opportunity that Knocks On Your Door –

Dirk Van Thillo, Director Strategic Planning, OCÉ TECHNOLOGIES, CANON

– Outlook for High Speed Inkjet Printing & Papers –

Sami Puttonen, Business Development Manager, KEMIRA

– Red Ocean, Blue Sky – Sheets for Digital Print –

Patrick Walczak, VP Global Mill Sales, Sheeters, WILL-PEMCO & Herbert Hennig, General Manager, NORSERVICE

– Inkjet & the Art of Paper –

Benoit Chatelard, VP Production Printing Group, RICOH

SESSION II: INNOVATION PART II

(END-USERS, BRANDS, VALUE & CULTURE)

– How Is the Market Evolving? –

Caspar Luyten, Corporate Director of Business Development & Strategy Director, ADVEO

– Does Culture Influence the Cut-Size Business? –

Jean-Pierre Coene, Consultant, ITIM INTERNATIONAL

– Paper: Prediction & Reality – A Client’s Perspective –

Clemens Hadtstein, Financial Director & Marie Elter, Head of Paper Procurement, MGA METRO GROUP

SESSION III: ROUND TABLE, OPEN DISCUSSION

– What is the Future of Paper in the Knowledge-Rich Workplace? –

Prof. Richard Harper, SOCIAL SHAPING RESEARCH LTD.

Expert Panel including:

Heidi Stockum, Procurement & Business Development, MGA METRO GROUP

Martin Glass, Director, EMGE & CO.

Prof. Richard Harper, Professor, SOCIAL SHAPING RESEARCH LTD.

Andreas Weber, CEO, VALUE COMMUNICATIONS AG


DAY 2:

SESSION IV: INTERNATIONAL MILLS, TRADE & SUSTAINABILITY

– Russia: Peculiarities of Business –

Klaus Peller, MD, MONDI SYKTYVKAR

– The Come-Back Market for DIP –

Christian Chavassieu, MD, EFP-CHAVASSIEU

– The Shift from Commodity to Brand –

Thirawit Leetavorn, Senior Executive VP, DOUBLE A

SESSION V: ECONOMICS & PAPER FORECASTS

– Capital Markets in Transition –

Hannes Meixner, Head of Corporate & Treasury Solutions, RAIFFEISEN LANDESBANK-STEIERMARK

– Office Papers: Distribution Channels & Brands

Martin Glass, Director, EMGE & CO.

– Office Papers: Market Outlook

Martin Glass, Director, EMGE & CO.


If you would like more information, contact us:

Email: conference@emge.com

Alternatively, please telephone the EMGE Conference Team:
Iwan le Moine, Matt Moye and Elizabeth Gabriel-Heath on:
Tel: +44 1872 581 000
Fax: +44 1872 264 464

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