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Global Economy, Public Policy, Business Strategy to be Discussed at PPC’s Fall Meeting

Press release from the issuing company

SPRINGFIELD, MA—Four extraordinary industry leaders will provide keynote addresses at The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) Fall Meeting and Leadership Conference on October 23-25, 2013 at the Gaylord Texan Resort in Dallas, TX: economist Dr. Jeffrey Rosensweig, law professor Marc DeVos, CEO of AF&PA Donna Harman, and CEO of KBA Claus Bolza-Schünemann.

A member of the Council on Foreign Relations and Director of the Global Perspectives Program at the Goizueta Business School of Emory University, Dr. Jeffrey Rosensweig will describe the most beneficial policy responses for addressing our uncertain economy and discuss the global trends that are poised to affect the paperboard packaging industry.

Marc DeVos, law professor and director of independent think tank The Itinera Institute, will identify the predicaments burdening economic prospects in Europe and the U.S., and describe a possible way out of the European economic crisis.

President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) Donna Harman will address legislative policies of importance to the industry.

Finally, President and CEO of KBA Claus Bolza-Schünemann will present an international outlook on the packaging industry.

“Our lineup of keynote speakers for this year’s conference is outstanding,” noted Ben Markens, PPC President. “Their knowledge of U.S. public policy, the European debt crisis, and the global economy will be especially valuable as we all look for future growth opportunities.”

To register for the meeting, visit www.paperbox.org/fall. 

Now in its 84th year, PPC is the leading industry association serving suppliers and converters of all forms of paperboard packaging. PPC works to grow, promote, and protect the paperboard packaging industry while providing its members with resources and tools to compete effectively and successfully in the marketplace. For more information, call 413.686.9191 or visit www.paperbox.org.


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