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SPECIAL CONFERENCE OFFER – ‘South Africa @20 for Better or for Worse?’

Nisi mortuos piscem fluxum. Only dead fish go with the flow. If you attended the 2016 TAPPSA conference and enjoyed Steuart Pennington’s informative and entertaining presentation on the paradox that is South Africa, then you will remember that he brought along a few copies of his book – ‘South Africa @20 for Better or for Worse?’.…

#TAPPSA2016 in pictures

Thank you and well done to all exhibitors, presenters, delegates and visitors at this year’s TAPPSA Conference and exhibition which took place at the UNITE building, School of Engineering at UKZN from 21-22 September. Here are some of the photos taken over the two days.…

TAPPI calls for paper for PaperCon 2017

TAPPI is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the PaperCon 2017.  Authors interested in presenting in the Papermaking Program or the Recycled Paperboard Technical Association Production-Technical Seminar (RPTA P-T) should submit an abstract before November 11, 2016.  Authors interested in presenting in the Coating & Graphic Arts Program should submit their abstract by October 28, 2016.  All abstracts should be submitted electronically to the TAPPI Speaker Management System. The Papermaking Program will focus on papermaking best practices, papermaking…

Good news is coming to the TAPPSA Conference

“No pessimist ever discovered the secret of the stars, or sailed to an uncharted land, or opened a new doorway for the human spirit.” These words of American author and political activist Helen Keller are cited on www.sagoodnews.co.za, a website which highlights the positive developments in South Africa. The pioneer behind sagoodnews.co.za, Steuart Pennington, will be delivering the keynote address at the 2016 TAPPSA Conference and Exhibition. Pennington and his team assert that many media channels are trapped in a “good…