Showcase Research

November 5 - 8, 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

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Industry Professionals and Students Invited to Showcase Research at TAPPI’s IBBC/PEERS 2023

Poster Session Offers Students Opportunity to Compete for Cash Prizes


ATLANTA (July 11, 2023) - Driven by growing demands from consumers and regulatory bodies, the global economy has witnessed a significant increase in companies using renewable resources to develop new products and processes. But new discoveries require research and support. Professionals and students conducting research in fields related to bioenergy and bioproducts, as well as pulp and paper, have an opportunity to showcase their projects in TAPPI’s IBBC/PEERS 2023 Poster Session.

Graduate and undergraduate students also have a chance to win money as part of the Student Poster Competition. A cash prize of $1,000 will be given for first place and $500 for second place. Students submitting posters are automatically entered into the competition.

Anyone interested in participating in the Poster Session should submit their 300 word or less abstract directly to TAPPI’s Speaker Relations Manager Pat Stiede by August 21, 2023.


IBBC 2023

TAPPI’s International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference (IBBC)  is focused on new technologies using renewable materials from biomass to produce chemicals, polymers and fuels to support the growing bioeconomy. IBBC offers attendees a technical program focused on critical issues associated with biomass. Developed by industry professionals, the peer-reviewed sessions are expert-led and include high-level discussions on industry trends, new technologies and advancements. Program sessions include: Advances in Biofuels and Bioproducts Research; Biomass Processing and Pretreatment; Biomass Preprocessing and Conversion; Sustainable Bio‐economy‐Waste Processing; and Big Data Analysis and Reliability.

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PEERS 2023
Known as one of the leading technical conferences in the industry, TAPPI’s Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability (PEERS) Conference, November 5-8, 2023 in Atlanta, Georgia, offers a comprehensive technical program which emphasizes new methods and best practices to help mills optimize operations and reach sustainability goals. The program includes seven, topic-specific tracks that focus on key areas of the mill including Pulping & Bleaching; Energy, Recovery, Lime Kiln and Recaust (ERLR); Engineering, Reliability, Corrosion & Materials (ERCM); Environmental; Recycling; Sustainability; and Nonwood.

With the theme, Sustainability – People, Process and Forest Products and Engineering & Technology Solutions for a Changing World, PEERS provides mills and other professionals the opportunity to learn from industry experts in a presentation setting, as well as engage in peer-to-peer discussions during panel sessions and committee meetings.

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Two Conferences, One Fee

Attendees can attend both technical programs for only one registration fee. They can also experience the popular Hot Topics Breakfasts, hands-on workshops, a New Technology Showcase, multiple networking events, and an exhibit floor where attendees can speak with suppliers about the latest technologies and solutions.


To register or for more information, visit and Mills receive special discount pricing.

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