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Program

Wednesday, 4 August, 2021

Session One (all times BRT)

11:00

Global macroeconomic outlook

  • Macroeconomic outlook with a focus on the region: the challenges for economic recovery
  • The impacts for Latin American economies of stronger activity in US and China
  • Is the world going through a commodities supercycle? What does it mean for Latin America?
11:30

Global fiber outlook

12:00

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Global tissue outlook

13:30

Panel discussion: Tissue Producers

14:00

Q&A with panelists

14:10

Close of day one

Thursday, 5 August, 2021

Session Two (all times BRT)

11:00

Presentation of the Fastmarkets RISI Latin American CEO of the Year Award

11:05

Keynote address by CEO award winner

11:20

Panelists

CEO Panel Discussion - Pulp and Paper leaders: challenges for a green recovery while volatility is still there

Sponsored by:

12:00

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Derek Mahlburg

Director, North American Graphic Paper

Fastmarkets RISI

Global graphic paper outlook

13:30

Panel discussion: The transformation of the graphic paper industry in Latin America

  • Capacity changes: How producers are diversifying product portfolio
  • How the pandemic changed consumer habits: accelerated digitalization, a ‘boom’ in book publishing, the future of printed advertising
14:00

Q&A with panelists

14:10

Close of day two

Friday, 6 August, 2021

Session Three (all times BRT)

11:00

Latin American packaging outlook

  • A detailed analysis of the Latin American containerboard markets
11:30

Hannah Zhao

Senior Economist, Global Recovered Paper

Fastmarkets RISI

Global recovered paper outlook

12:00

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Panel discussion: Latin America push for sustainability in packaging

  • How legislation is driving change in packaging choices in countries like Chile?
  • The value of recycling post-consumer packaging
  • How far have Latin American companies gone towards cutting single-use plastics and how long is the path ahead?
  • Innovation in packaging towards sustainability
13:30

CEO Panel discussion:Packaging leaders: keeping long-term opportunities amid surging demand

Sponsored by:

14:00

Q&A with panelists

14:10

Close of conference

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