Inaugural Paper Recycling Conference Asia Announces Full Program

Inaugural Paper Recycling Conference Asia Announces Full Program

Deloitte China, Smurfit Kappa and Ekman Recycling are among the companies represented during the May 30-31 event in Shanghai.

February 27, 2013
Recycling Today Staff
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The full program for Paper Recycling Conference Asia, launching May 30-31, 2013, has been announced. The launch of this successful conference series, produced by the Recycling Today Media Group and Smithers Pira, in cooperation with China TAPI, into Asia provides a unique opportunity for companies in North America, Europe and rest of the world to meet buyers in the Asian market.

Highlights include the opening keynote address, “The Role of Recyclables in China’s Economic Resurgence,” presented by Professor Wang, Ministry of Environmental Protection, China; an overview of macroeconomic trends impacting Asia’s recovered paper industry from Sally Sun, Deloitte China, and an exclusive one-on-one interview with Ross Li, Lee & Man.

View the full program here.

Attendees also will  hear from other key speakers, including: Randy Kim, Ekman Recycling; Henri Vermeulen, Smurfit Kappa Group; Niu Qingmin, Jiangsu Paper Association; Yoshimitsu Tanaka, Kaneko; and others on recovered paper supply, infrastructure and quality issues and challenges.

“We’re excited about launching a Paper Recycling Conference in Asia, particularly as Asian demand continues to represent the major growth area for recovered paper,” says Jim Keefe, executive vice president and group publisher, Recycling Today Media Group. “Since this inaugural event replicates the design of our existing events, attracting merchants, brokers, suppliers of recovered fiber and mills from around the globe, it’s sure to represent a unique and powerful opportunity for the world's suppliers and consumers of recovered paper to meet.”

More about the inaugural Paper Recycling Conference Asia 2013 is available at