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Jacksonville CPBIS Sessions Give Attendees Much Food for Thought

Under the leadership of Colleen Walker (associate director, industry liaison), CPBIS contributed three sessions to the 2007 TAPPI Papermakers & PIMA Inter-national Leadership Conference, held in Jacksonville, FL at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Waterfront, March 11-15. The program, which consisted of presentations by both CPBIS researchers and invited speakers, was as follows:
Trends in Digital Printing
Empirical Studies on the Digital Printing Industry in the USA and Canada,” Benjamin Jonen, School of Economics, Georgia Tech
Competition and Turnover in the Digital and Quick Printing Industries,” Minjae Song, School of Economics, Georgia Tech
Identification of Trends in Papers for Digital Printing,” David White, IPST; Mary Anne Evans, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT); Howard Vogl, RIT; and Gary Peter, University of Florida
Innovation: The Key to Industry Competitiveness
A Few Observations About Innovation,” Glenn Ostle, Editorial Director, Paper 360o Magazine
Innovation for Competitive Advantage in Manufacturing,” Randal Karg, Sinclair Group
The Innovation Imperative,” Dan Cenatempo, Value Resolution Group; Jacqueline McNutt, CPBIS; and Bob Kinstrey, Jacobs Engineering Group
Trends and Issues in Emerging Markets
Paper and Board Emerging Market Overview on India and Turkey,” Soile Kilpi, Pöyry Forest Industry Consulting
Pulp and Paper Industry in China: Current Status, Trends and Implications for International Producers,” Haizheng Li, School of Economics, Georgia Tech
The above presentations will soon be available for viewing on the CPBIS Web site, www.cpbis.gatech.edu



About CPBIS: The Center for Paper Business and Industry Studies (CPBIS) is an internationally recognized academic research center providing business knowledge of relevance to the global forest products industry. The CPBIS is cosponsored by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), and the Paper Industry.



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