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General decree by the bavarian state government

The bavarian state government has, on the occasion of the coronavirus pandemic, issued a general decree to ban all events and conventions anywhere in the state, starting 17 March 2020 until 19 April 2020.
Source: Press release by the bavarian state government [only in German, 16.03.2020]
Consequently, this year's International Munich Paper Symposium (IMPS) took place entirely online!


29th International Munich Paper Symposium

Logo IMPS-2020

For the 29th time, the major annual European conference in paper technology, the IMPS - INTERNATIONAL MUNICH PAPER SYMPOSIUM, is going to take place from March 18 - 19, 2020.

The theme of the meeting is “Progress in Board and Paper Technology”, and while many of the papers are going to be presented by board mills and paper mills, it is clear that papermaking equipment and innovations designed to improve the performance of tissue, paper, board and printing machines, play a very important role.

The symposium is a technical conference and always focused on topics related to the paper and board manufacturing and supply industry, with an unusually high number of field reports from the mills. It is intended to provide an international platform for people working in the field of board, paper and printing technology.

In contrast to many larger conferences, the IMPS intentionally hosts no more than about 400 participants in order to maintain the personal first class atmosphere. With over a quarter century of success in knowledge transfer, the International Munich Paper Symposium is one of the most significant international technical conferences for the paper, board and tissue industry in central Europe. The symposium has been completely booked up every year since 2013! The conference is bilingual (English & German) with superb simultaneous translation. In this way the conference offers its participants an ideal platform for discussions and encounters among international producers, suppliers and developers.