Thursday, 14th September, 2017

Programme 2017
15.00 Hours
Commencement of Seminar at the Avenida Palace Hotel,
Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes 605 – 607 .
08007 Barcelona
15.15 Hours
Presentation :
Anders Söderberg (Commodity strategist/sales at SEB) – Economic and Foreign Exchange Outlook
15.45 Hours
Presentation :
Laurent Ruessmann (Partner FIELDFISHER LLP) – Status and Trade Implications of the Brexit
Process and other EU Trade Policy Issues that could impact our Business Environment.
16.25 Hours Refreshment break
16.55 Hours
Corey Michael Reardon (President & CEO of AWA) – The Specialty Paper and Paperboard Market – a global Overview
17.40 Hours
Presentation :
Tom Wright (Managing Director, HAWKINS WRIGHT Ltd) – Market pulp Review and the growing Influence of the Viscose Sector
18.30 Hours Seminar Close
19.30 Hours
Coaches from
NH Calderon Hotel, Rambla Catalunya, 26 08007 Barcelona to
Restaurant Mirabé, Plaça del Doctor Andreu, s/n, 08035 Barcelona
20.00 Hours
Cocktail Reception at Restaurant Mirabé
20.45 Hours
Evening Dinner at Restaurant Mirabé
A post-dinner drink will be served with the compliments of

Anders Söderberg (Commodity strategist/sales at SEB)

SEB is a leading Nordic financial group, active in financial services and advices as well as in corporate and investment banking to a wide range of corporate and institutional clients.
Anders Söderberg is commodity and FX strategist and is based in Stockholm. He has a long experience in and exposure to commodities and foreign exchange markets, and has therefore a deep understanding of macro-economic issues.

Laurent Ruessmann (Partner Fieldfisher LLP)

Laurent Ruessmann assists clients across industries in international trade and customs issues, and market-access regulatory issues, under EU law and WTO rules. Laurent has ample experience in anti-dumping, anti-subsidy and safeguard investigations and reviews of all types, as well as in follow-up litigation and general advisory work. In market-access regulatory matters, Laurent also has particular experience with product safety, ecodesign, and environmental law matters, including chemicals regulations, as well as with trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights.
Laurent features prominently in the trade and WTO rankings of the leading bar publications such as Chambers Global, The Legal 500 and Who's Who Legal.

Corey Michael Reardon is President & CEO of AWA

AWA Alexander Watson Associates is a global business-to-business market research, publishing, and advisory services company with a unique industry focus on the specialty paper, film, packaging, coating and converting industry. Corey is a sector expert with an established career in the industry, he serves on many company boards, is a regular speaker at key industry events around the world; and consults privately for client companies on marketing and strategic planning.
Corey Reardon is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati in Marketing and Strategic Planning and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Industrial Marketing. He began his career nearly 30 years ago in Corporate Strategic Planning, joining Loparex (then H P Smith and Rexam Release) in 1987, where he held a number of increasingly senior roles in various Product Management, Marketing and Business Development positions worldwide, including roles in Brussels, Hong Kong and finally The Netherlands, as Director of Marketing and Sales for European operations. He then joined Avery Dennison, as Marketing Director for Europe until he acquired AWA in 1999.

Tom Wright (Managing Director, Hawkins Wright Ltd)

After training as an accountant, Tom joined Hawkins Wright in 1998. He undertakes most of the private client consultancy assigments on a wide range of topics related to the pulp and paper sector. He is the co-author of the Outlook for Market Pulp and makes regular contributions to Pulpwatch. He is the principal author of the Asian multi-client studies. Defining the China Market for Pulp Paper & Board enjoys industry-wide recognition and is now in its eighth year of publication.
Tom travels widely, both in the course of market research and also as a frequent speaker to private meetings and industry conferences.

EUROPULP / UTIPULP ANNUAL EVENT 2017 was kindly sponsored by