Young Professionals

May 5 - 8, 2019 | Indianapolis, IN, USA

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TAPPI Young Professionals Division
Activities at PaperCon

Join the Young Professionals at PaperCon 2019 for excellent learning and networking opportunities! For more information on how to get involved with the YP Division, visit YP Base Camp, just outside of the Expo in the Wabash West corridor.

Sunday, May 5

Rise Against Hunger Community Service Project
Join volunteers from across the industry to package 10,000 meals for families in need
When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Indiana Convention Center, Room 107/108

Couch Pit University & Young Professionals Roundtable Mixer
Join Couch Pit University as they host lively roundtables focused on pertinent YP and student topics
When: 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Where: Westin Grand Ballroom 1 & 2

6th Annual Alumni Soiree & Young Professionals Mixer
Enjoy an evening of fun and games with your University! All are invited to join in.
When: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Westin Grand Ballroom 5

Monday, May 6

Awards Breakfast*
Celebrate with the Young Professionals of the Year Award winners.
When: 7:30 am – 8:45 am
Where: Indiana Convention Center, 500 Ballroom

Young Professionals Division Annual Meeting and Luncheon
Come and meet other YPs while celebrating the YP award winners and hearing about division activities.
When: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Indiana Convention Center, Room 107/108

Lake States TAPPI 2nd Annual Paper Hunt
Join in on the fun through a scavenger hunt around the PaperCon Expo and the conference! Meet new people, learn new things, and win some great prizes. The Paper Hunt is for student and young professionals and is free to participate. Register here!
When: 12:00 pm Monday - 3:00 pm Tuesday
Where: Base Camp, Indiana Convention Center, Wabash West

PIMA Management Track Session M3: Setting the Pace for a Sustainable Future
This panel gathers young professionals involved in sustainability initiatives and who believe in the importance of the topic. Panelists from Solenis, WestRock, and other leading companies will discuss the role of YPs in advancing a sustainable world and of the paper industry as a key player.
When: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Indiana Convention Center, Room TBD

Tuesday, May 7

Hot Topics Breakfast Roundtables
Join Sarah Garchinsky of Solenis to talk about topics of concern to Young Professionals. 
When: 6:30 am – 7:45 am 
Where: Indiana Convention Center, Room 107

Young Professionals Meet-Up at Base Camp
Meet with Young Professionals and talk about YP topics of interest
When: 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Where: Base Camp, Indiana Convention Center, Wabash West


 * Cost to attend/Separate registration required