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Forum & Lectures


Creating Knowledge & Value for the Pulp & Paper Industry

The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS), in partnership with the Institute of Paper Science and Technology at Georgia Tech (IPST@GT), is co-hosting in 2004, a lecture series by distinguished academic and industry leaders focusing on business and business processes and research and technology/innovation issues of the forest products Industry.

This Distinguished Lecture Series has been created in response to growing demand by industry, academic, and related business leaders around the globe. Topics will include globalization, innovation and change management, and workplace performance.

An Interactive Learning Program

To accommodate this growing industry interest, the Distinguished Lecture Series presentations is offered both live (in Atlanta, Georgia, at the IPST@GT facilities) and by "live-internet-streaming." This Web-based data streaming allows those unable to attend in person the ability to experience the entire program either live or at a more convenient time by viewing the recordings on the Web. To learn how to attend the webcasts, please click here.

The lecture series comprises four presentations, from 11am to 12:30pm, on the fourth Fridays in January, February, March, and fourth Thursday in April. For more information on the series, contact Charley Burney at 404-894-1488 or Charley.Burney@cpbis.gatech.edu

The Program for the 2003-2004 Academic Year is as follows:

January 23 , 2004
Mr. Ladd Hall, V.P. General Mgr., Nucor Steel:
"Bestmarking performance in steel industry - why success occurs" abstract
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February 27, 2004
Dr. Richard Phillips, Senior VP Technology, International Paper:
"Imperatives for manufacturing success in the paper industry" abstract
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March 26 , 2004
Mr. Frank Dottori, President & CEO of Tembec:
"How pulp & paper professionals attain successful outcomes" abstract
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April 22, 2004
Dr. Martin Kenney, Professor at UC-Davis:
"Lift & shift - offshoring service and shifting U.S. economy" abstract
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We thank our sponsor of the Distinguished Lecture Series:


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