International Bioenergy & Bioproducts Conference (IBBC)

November 2 - 4, 2020 | Virtual

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IBBC Goes Virtual in November

Superior content and technical learning presented in an easy-to-use interactive platform


With the impacts of COVID-19 still resounding around the world, TAPPI’s popular International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conferences (IBBC) and Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling and Sustainability (PEERS) and are going virtual on November 2-4, 2020. This change creates an opportunity for many industry professionals to attend and take advantage of the high quality technical sessions, research and keynote addresses without leaving their mill or office.

Registration for IBBC also includes access to all PEERS sessions, including the Keynote Address. WestRock Chief Executive Officer Steve Voorhees will give that presentation on Monday, November 2 at 11:30 a.m. Click here for more info.

Jean-Pierre "JP" Bousquet, IBBC Chairman



“Each year we share ground-breaking research and information that is vital to professionals in the biomass space. Not only does going virtual broaden the scope of learning to a much greater audience, it also allows them to safely and conveniently access the programming from wherever they are.”

--IBBC Chairman Jean-Pierre "JP" Bousquet, process engineer at Valmet


IBBC offers attendees a comprehensive technical program focused on critical issues associated with biomass. Developed by industry professionals, the peer-reviewed sessions are expert-led and include high-level discussion on key topics, including:

  • Biomass Processing and Conversion Pathways
  • Wood-based Foams and Packaging Films
  • Biocomposites and Bioproducts
  • Supporting the Sustainable Bioeconomy

Now, more than ever, knowledge sharing is an integral component in the industry’s recovery from the unprecedented COVID-19 global crisis. Save money and time while still offering exceptional training opportunities for employees. Each technical program reinforces industry knowledge with foundational learning sessions and offers insight on how to improve bottom line.

For information, contact TAPPI Division Manager Lisa Stephens at [email protected].




"Building a Sustainable Bioeconomy"

 IBBC brings together experts from around the world that are interested in leveraging the knowledge and assets in the pulp and paper industry to produce fuel, energy, and chemicals from biomass.

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