About Us | Research | Education | Connectivity | Resources | Sponsors |    Sloan   

Contact: David Bell  
  (404) 894-9592  


Dr. Richard Phillips of International Paper to speak at CPBIS Distinguished Lecture Series

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, February 27, 2004 -- (PRNewswire)-- This seminar was given on February 27, 2004 by Dr. Richard B. Phillips, senior vice president - technology for International Paper from 11:00-12:30 pm EST. Dr. Phillips spoke on "Imperatives for Manufacturing Success in the Paper Industry".

Dr. Phillips states, "Emerging trends are challenging the U.S. paper industry's global leadership in paper and board production. The industry can revitalize itself though better trade policy, marketing, branding, enhanced cost competitiveness, and other strategies." His lecture will focus on the top 10 imperatives that he believes are vital for the industry to successfully compete against other media and other nations.

As always the Distinguished Lecture Series is offered live in the Institute of Paper Science and Technology's Kress Auditorium and by live and archived webcast. For more information on the Distinguished Lecture Series or to register please visit: http://www.cpbis.gatech.edu/dls2004.

The Distinguished Lecture Series comprises four presentations, from 11am to 12:30pm, on the fourth Fridays in January, February, March, and the fourth Thursday in April. The lectures are co-sponsored by CPBIS and the Institute of Paper Science and Technology at Georgia Tech. For more information on upcoming speakers, please visit the CPBIS website (http://www.cpbis.gatech.edu/dls2004) or contact Charley Burney at 404-894-1488 or Charley.Burney@cpbis.gatech.edu .

About CPBIS: The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS) is a globally recognized and industry-valued academic center, creating knowledge and tools that support paper industry decision-makers, and producing interdisciplinary graduates who contribute to the long-term success of the paper industry. The CPBIS is co-sponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and the Paper Industry.


© 2003 - 2007 Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies.
For comments about the web site, contact webadmin@cpbis.gatech.edu