Speaker Info

October 30 - November 2, 2022 | Providence, RI

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 IBBC 2021 Has Been Rescheduled to 2022!

Thank you for your continued support of TAPPI and PEERS/IBBC. Speakers are welcome to submit their research papers for peer-review and potential publication in TAPPI Journal. All published papers will be considered for the TAPPI Journal Best Research Paper Award and $2,000 Honghi Tran Prize.

 Submit Your Paper


IBBC 2022 Speaker Deadlines


PowerPoint Templates

PowerPoint decks need to be in 16:9 aspect ratio to properly fit projectors/screens.

Your paper and presentation are subject to peer review and must comply with TAPPI antitrust and commercialism guidelines. Submission guidelines are listed below, and more detailed information/tips are also available in the following locations: 

Antitrust Guidelines

TAPPI Commercialism Policy

Speaker Management System Access & Instructions

TAPPI Author/Speaker Kit 

Manuscript Requirements

Presentation Guide

Once approved, your materials will also be included in the Conference proceedings, with your permission. You may give TAPPI your permission on your submission form in the Speaker Management System. 

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Tips for Preparing Presentations

General Guidelines 

Tips for Creating your Slide Deck

Tips for using Graphs & Charts

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Antitrust Guidelines

Attendees at industry events in the US are becoming increasingly sensitive to antitrust compliance at face to face meetings. Therefore, we remind all authors to follow these simplified guidelines in your paper or presentation slides. The full TAPPI antitrust guidelines may be found here.

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Commercialism Guidelines

Although commerce is a driving force for our technologies, TAPPI technical sessions are not a platform for commercial (sales) presentations. Presentations that are technical and objective enhance the credibility of the presenter and his or her organization. Restricting commercialism ultimately benefits both the presenters and the TAPPI audience.

Excessive use of brand names, product names or logos, failure to substantiate performance claims, and failure to objectively discuss alternative methods, processes or equipment are indicators of sales presentations. Note: If the technical paper you submit does not comply with TAPPI guidelines, it will not be printed in the proceedings. You will be notified if any issues need to be addressed and will have an opportunity to correct the problem. Here’s how to avoid some common violations:

For more specifics, please review the Commercialism Guidelines document. 

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Conference/Hotel Registration

Registration will open soon. Please check back. 

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Still Have Questions?

We're here to help! Contact Us:

General Conference/Program questions: 

Lisa Stephens, Division Manager
+1 (770) 209-7313
[email protected]

Bridgette Brigham, Meeting Planner
+1 (770) 209-7244
[email protected]

Pat Stiede, Speaker Relations Manager
+1 (770) 209-7214
[email protected]


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