Schedule of Events

January 12 - 15, 2018 | Charleston, SC

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2018 Student Summit- Schedule of Events

Current as of December 11, 2017 and subject to change

Friday, January 12

12:00pm - 4:00pm 

Registration Open

2:00pm - 6:00pm

Early-bird Interviews

Saturday, January 13

7:00am - 7:00pm

Registration Open

8:00am - 4:00pm 


9:30am - 11:00am

Interview Etiquette Rountables

11:00am - 12:45pm

Presidents' Luncheon (Invitation Only)

11:00am - 12:45pm

Advisors' Luncheon (Invitation Only)

11:00am - 12:45pm

Lunch on own in Charleston

1:00pm - 1:20pm

Welcome/State of TAPPI

1:20pm - 1:30pm

Program Overview

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Keynote Speaker: Todd Grace, Andritz

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Coffee Break

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Panel: What is a company looking for in a new hire?

3:30pm - 6:00pm

Networking Fair

 6:00pm Free Evening in Charleston

Sunday, January 14

7:00am - 3:00pm

Registration Open

7:00am - 8:30am


8:00am - 7:00pm


8:30am - 9:15am

Breakout Sessions

9:15am - 10:00am

Breakout Sessions

10:00am - 10:10am

Coffee Break

10:10am - 10:30am

Team Building - Jon Kerr

10:30am - 12:30pm

Engineering Competition

12:30pm - 1:45pm

Lunch and Engineering Competition Awards

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Panel Discussions

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Coffee Break

3:30pm - 4:50pm

Roundtable Discussions

4:50pm - 5:00pm


7:00pm - 10:00pm

Outing at The Alley

Monday, January 15

7:00am - 9:00am

Registration Open

6:00am - 8:00am


7:00am - 4:00pm

Mill Tours