Keynote Presentation

November 5 - 8, 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

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Keynote Presentation

Monday, November 6th • 8:30AM - 10:00AM

Location: Regency VI


Jamie Tiralla

Director, Strategic Communications, American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)


"Advancing the Industry’s Sustainability Achievements through Collaboration & Partnerships"



About the Presentation

The forest products industry has made significant progress towards advancing sustainability since the launch of AF&PA’s Better Practices, Better Planet initiative. Hear from AF&PA’s Jamie Tiralla to understand the role of collaboration with AF&PA members, industry partners and other stakeholders to shape new sustainability goals for 2030. Explore the cross-section of data and communications behind the goals to learn how AF&PA shapes sustainability messaging that connect with today’s policy influencers and hear how you can help amplify the forest product industry’s achievements.


About Our Keynote Speaker

Jamie Tiralla is Director, Strategic Communications for the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA). In this role, she helps coordinate the association’s sustainability program, Better Practices, Better Planet 2030: Sustainable Products for a Sustainable Future. She oversees AF&PA’s brand and provides leadership for sustainability communication across the association. Jamie also coordinates the sustainability progress report working group for the International Council of Forest & Paper Associations (ICFPA) and leads publication of their biennial report. She has a master’s degree in strategic communications from American University and lives in Maryland on her family farm.