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Thursday, April 1 2021
1:00pm - 3:45pm
Virtual Workshop
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Circular Paper and Packaging Virtual Workshop - Day 1

Join us for a Circular Paper and Packaging Virtual Workshop, April 1-2,  sponsored by Georgia Tech's Renewable Bioproducts Institute. 

The workshop will feature talks from WestRockPrintpackForest Products LaboratoryGreenblueNCASI, Two Sides, and Georgia Tech.

The workshop is free. 

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April 1 session:  1:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
April 2 session:  10:00am - 12pm EDT

In this workshop we will explore several key questions: 
(1) How is paper-based packaging already approaching circularity?  What are the challenges that need to be addressed? 
(2) How can paper- and fiber-based products be used to substitute for single-use plastics?  
We will hear from a panel of experts that includes:
Pat Lindner (Westrock)
Megan Robison (Printpack)
Kathi Rowzie (Two Sides)
Nina Goodrich (GreenBlue)
Caroline Gaudreault (NCASI)
Jinwu Wang (Forest Products Laboratory, USDA)
Blair Brettmann (ChBE, Georgia Tech)
Meisha Shofner (MSE, Georgia Tech)
Bernard Kippelin (ECE, Georgia Tech)
Chris Muhlstein (MSE, Georgia Tech)
Participants will also have access to a poster session highlighting the cutting-edge research being performed by Georgia Tech Paper Science & Engineering PhD students.