RISI’s Latin American Conference Opens Registration to Welcome the Forest Product Industry

Key Industry Leaders to Join 2017 Event Program

Boston, April 3, 2017 (Press Release) – RISI, the leading information provider for the global forest products industry, has announced today that registration for the Twelfth Annual Latin American Conference has opened. At the conference, delegates will immerse themselves in all aspects of the forest products industry to understand the latest trends, challenges and opportunities. The conference will take place August 14-16, 2017 in Sao Paulo, Brazil at the Renaissance Hotel.

RISI’s team of experts will be joined by high-level industry leaders to discuss the market in Latin America. A CEO panel including CEO, Marcelo Castelli of Fibria and CEO, Walter Schalka of Suzano will share their personal experiences and key perspective on current industry trends. Delegates can also expect a presentation from ArborGen’s CEO, Andrew Baum about improved genetics.

Expert market outlooks on sectors like pulp, dissolving pulp, fluff pulp, packaging paper and more will also be included in this year’s program. Optimal networking opportunities will be in abundance with global delegates and experts during lunches, breaks, and a special cocktail hour. Presentations and networking will provide the necessary perspective and opportunity for organizations to make better business decisions.

Last year, this event was attended by more than 200 delegates from 120 companies, traveling from 20 countries. This year’s attendees can anticipate a similar strong turnout.

For more information about the Latin American Conference, click here.

About RISI (www.risi.com)

RISI is the leading information provider for the global forest products industry. The company works with clients in the pulp and paper, packaging, wood products, timber, biomass, tissue and nonwovens industries to help them make better decisions.

Headquartered in Boston, MA, RISI operates additional offices throughout North and South America, Europe and Asia.

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