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Program

Wednesday, 4 August, 2021

Session One (all times BRT)

11:00

Marina Faleiros

Managing Editor, Latin America, Fastmarkets RISI and MB

Fastmarkets RISI

Opening Remarks

11:05

Latin American 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
  • How The impacts for will the increasing social disparity affect the Latin American economic recovery?
11:30

Global market pulp outlook: Supply disruptions and the demand recovery

  • Review the impact of the pandemic related supply-side disruptions on the global supply chain
  • Recap the record rise in pulp prices and pricing relationships across regions and grades
  • Discuss the outlook for demand by end-use market
  • Outlook for the next wave of capacity expansion compared to the demand outlook

 

12:00

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Esko Uutela

Principal Economist, Tissue

Fastmarkets RISI

Global tissue outlook - Return to post-pandemic reality

  • COVID-19 boosted global tissue demand growth to new record
  • But what goes up must go down
  • Latin America badly hit by the consequences
13:30

Panelists

Matt Graves

Senior Vice President, Fastmarkets RISI Indices, News, Markets & Prices

Fastmarkets RISI

Fireside Chat: Pulp Futures

14:00

Q&A with panelists

14:00

Ivan Paredes

Head of Product Marketing Latin America – Life Safety Systems

Bosch

Bosch Fire Prevention Sensors for Paper Mills

14:20

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

11:20

Moderator

Panelists

Rodrigo Libaber

Chief Commercial & Logistics & Investor Relations Officer

Eldorado Brasil Celulose

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

Sponsored by:

12:15

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Derek Mahlburg

Director, North American Graphic Paper

Fastmarkets RISI

Global graphic paper outlook

13:30

Moderator

Renata Mercante

Senior News Editor, PPI Pulp & Paper Week

Fastmarkets RISI

Panelists

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

  • Shifting international RCP trade flows
  • The impacts of COVID-19 pandemic on RCP markets
  • Future trends in demand, supply and trade
12:00

Marcial Jara

Marketing Manager

Nalco Water, an Ecolab company

Water management and recovery

12:20

Virtual Networking Break

13:00

Panelists

Andre Borges

Head of Sustainability, Health & Wellness and Benefits 

ifood

Fernanda Facchini

Head of Sustainability - Climate Change, GHG, Circular Economy for Latin America 

Natura

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

Panelists

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

Sponsored by:

14:00

Q&A with panelists

14:15

Close of conference

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