ASPI 2019 Spring Meeting

 February 20 - February 22, 2019

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Florida

 


Each spring, ASPI brings together leaders from a wide range of pulp, paper, and packaging industry suppliers to further their knowledge about how best to serve industry customers. In 2019, the Spring Meeting will be held in Sarasota, Florida at The Ritz-Carlton. More details will be posted soon, so check back for updates. 

Experience the ASPI difference for yourself! Plan on attending ASPI's 2019 Spring Meeting and build stronger relationships with your customers and other supplier industry executives.

Program speakers have been announced! Review the Program page for the most up-to-date specifics.

Since 1933, ASPI has provided a forum to connect industry leaders. ASPI members and their customers gain unique knowledge and networking opportunities, all focused on providing industry suppliers with the knowledge they need to serve their customers. ASPI strives to provide unparalleled customer engagement to its members, with strict compliance to ASPI’s antitrust policy.

See below for information about the 2018 Spring Meeting:
The 2018 Spring Meeting kicked off with a casual welcome reception for all attendees on Wednesday evening, immediately followed by dinner. Attendees also enjoyed a continental breakfast on Thursday before the formal programming commenced. Keith Kemp, ASPI President and VP Global Sales, AstenJohnson Advanced Fabrics, started the Meeting by welcoming attendees.  He also announced that his term as President had come to an end and introduced our new ASPI President, Carl Luhrmann of Andritz.  After a day of customer presentations, attendees had the opportunity to enjoy some networking activities including golf, followed by a reception and dinner. Friday also began with a continental breakfast followed by morning presentations. The Meeting adjourned prior to lunch.

Members can view all presentations from the 2018 Spring Meeting


If you would like additional information on ASPI or ASPI meetings, please contact Sarah Lunceford at [email protected].


The ASPI 2019 Spring program features industry CEOs, plus ample networking opportunities, all in a relaxed, informal setting.  Join us in Sarasota, FL to build your relationships with your customers and other supplier industry executives.

Program (Subject to change)

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

9:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Welcome Reception

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Dinner

 

Thursday, February 21, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast for Attendees

8:00 – 8:15 AM

President’s Welcome and Self-Introductions

8:15 – 9:00 AM

Customer Speaker #1:  
2019 Customer Executive of the Year Award Recipient
Mike Garcia, President of Pulp and Paper, Domtar

9:00 – 9:45 AM

Customer Speaker #2: 
Matt Szymanski, Vice President of Mill Operations, Green Bay Packaging

9:45 – 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Customer Speaker #3:
Dan McNally, Chief Procurement Officer, WestRock

11:30 – 12:30 PM

Lunch

1:30 – 5:30 PM

Afternoon Activity: Golf

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Reception

7:30 – 9:30 PM

Dinner

 

Friday, February 22, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast for Attendees

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Customer Speaker #4
2019 Excellence in Leadership Award Recipient
Mike Carroll, Vice President, Georgia-Pacific

8:45 – 9:30 AM

Customer Speaker #5
Mary Anne Hansan, President, Paper & Packaging Board

9:30 – 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 – 11:00 AM

Financial Speaker #6
Rod Fisher, President, Fisher International

11:00 – 11:30 AM

ASPI Business Meeting (open to all)

11:30 AM

Program Concludes

11:30 – 1:00 PM

Board of Directors Meeting (invitation only)

 

If you would like additional information on ASPI or ASPI meetings, please contact Sarah Lunceford at [email protected].