Fastmarkets event in Istanbul set to host international forest products community

Global experts and key industry players will soon meet at the Fastmarkets Forest Products Europe Conference 2024 in Istanbul. Influential figures and industry giants in pulp, paper and packaging will experience 2.5 days of insight and networking opportunities.

The event – which will take place on March 4-6 at the InterContinental Istanbul – will bring together more than 250 delegates, over 50 senior leaders and 110 plus companies. Attendees will include manufacturers, technology providers, investors, government entities and end users.

Professionals from across the supply chain and around the world will discuss the very latest innovations and developments in the sector. Among the hot topics on the agenda will be recycling, energy prices, market dynamics, new technology, and the impacts of conflict and geopolitical factors.

The European CEO of the Year Award winner will be revealed during the conference, while the Pulp & Paper International Awards will take place alongside the conference.

Conference attendees will also benefit from invaluable local perspectives on the Turkish market and Fastmarkets’ in-depth data analysis.

  • Sevinc Yener Çimecioğlu – CEO at Mondi Corrugated Turkey
  • Michele Bianchi – CEO at RDM Group
  • Orhan Öğücü – Chairman of the Board at Lila Kagit
  • Markus Gärtner – CEO (Corrugated Packaging) at Mondi
  • Andrea Boltho – Oxford Economics
  • Ismet Müstecaplıoğlu, Managing Director, REIS Pazarlama ve Ticaret
  • Harald Ganster, CEO, Prinzhorn Holding
  • Joao Bayma, Reckitt, Procurement Director, Global Paper & Flexible packaging
  • Frank Heidlberger, Director, Global Packaging in Global Supply Chain Organization, McDonald’s

Hearing from figures like these will give delegates a vital window on a shifting forest products landscape and changing supply/demand dynamics.

Jonathan Edmunds – Head of Recyclability for Sustainability & Government Affairs (Recycling) at DH Smith – will be speaking at the event. He said: “I’ll be spending time discussing the challenges and opportunities for recycling across Europe with global industry leaders, showcasing the already great work achieved by organisations and governments, but also demonstrating the potential to do even more!”

Another confirmed speaker is Ilkka Leppävuori – Senior Partner and Leader of Paper & Packaging Practice at Bain & Company. He said: “I’m looking forward to hearing the latest market insights from the RISI experts, having inspiring discussions with industry executives and meeting new people.”

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