Delivering value, innovation and growth in a volatile world
VANCOUVER, March 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Over 450 CEOs, senior executives, service providers and policy makers will discuss how companies are adjusting their business strategy to deal with a tumultuous economic climate and take advantage of new business opportunities at the PwC 25th Annual Global Forest & Paper Industry Conference on Thursday May 10, 2012 in Vancouver, BC. The theme of this year's conference is Delivering value, innovation and growth in a volatile world.
A feature panel discussion on 'The Future of Paper in a Digital World' will explore the changing role of print media in a world of growing online and mobile content options incorporating multi-media elements that can't be conveyed on paper. Publishing industry leaders will share their vision, experiences, and how their organizations are adapting to the digital world. Speakers on this panel include:
Kevin Bent, Postmedia Network Inc. Executive Vice President, Western Canada, President & Publisher, Pacific Newspaper Group, Vancouver, Canada
John Cruikshank, Publisher, Toronto Star, President, Star Media Group, Toronto, Canada
Douglas Knight, President, St. Joseph Media, Concord, Canada
Other confirmed speakers include:
Jock Finlayson, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, Business Council of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Bill Hoffman, Managing Director and Senior High Yield Analyst, RBC Capital Markets LLC, New York, United States
Hans Sohlström, Executive Vice President, Corporate Relations and Development, UPM-Kymmene Corporation, Helsinki, Finland
Bob Flynn, Director of International Timber, RISI, Washington, United States
John D. Williams, President & CEO, Domtar Corporation, Montreal, Canada
Ken Shields, Chairman & CEO, Conifex Timber Inc., Vancouver, Canada
Richard Garneau, President & CEO, Resolute Forest Products, Montreal, Canada
For full conference details and an up-to-date list of speakers please visit: http://www.pwc.com/forestpaperpackagingglobalconference
WHAT: 25th Annual Forest & Paper Industry Conference
WHEN: May 10, 2012
WHERE: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia
Accredited media are invited to attend this event; pre-registration is required. Contact Jim Nelson at: [email protected], or +1 604 806 7047.
Also of interest:
PwC's Conference is part of the week-long Global Forest Products Leadership Summit 2012, a five day series of events and conferences focused on the global pulp, paper, wood products and fibre-based packaging industries. Organizations participating in Summit 2012 include The Pulp and Paper Products Council (PPPC), International WOOD Markets Group, and PwC.
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