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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 and 2005, 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 three presentations, from 11am to 12:30pm, in 2004 and 2005. For more information on the series, contact Charley Burney at 404-894-1488 or Charley.Burney@cpbis.gatech.edu

The Program for the 2004-2005 Academic Year is as follows:

October 22, 2004
Mr. Don Carli, Professor, City College of New York & President, Nima Hunter, "The Sustainable Print Media Challenge"
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January 28, 2005
Dr. Erica Groshen, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York
"Lessons for the Future from the Jobless Recovery"
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February 25, 2005
George Weyerhaeuser, Weyerhaeuser
" Technology Deployment in the Forest Products Industry "
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We thank our sponsor of the Distinguished Lecture Series:


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