Board Converting News, April 26, 2021

ICPF Virtual Teleconference Draws Nearly 400 Students And Faculty Almost 400 students and faculty from 17 universities par- ticipated in ICPF’s 2021 Teleconference on the Business of Corrugated Packaging & Displays and the Career Oppor- tunities conducted on April 1, 2021. Though due to pandemic restrictions, the Teleconfer- ence had a much different look and structure this year,

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participation exceeded ex- pectations. The Zoom pro- gram, moderated by Kelsea Potthast (University of Florida Business Administration/mar- keting and Packaging Sci- ence minor), began with the presentation of a video on various industry technology utilized by the industry. Key- industry questions that were answered by 15 representa- tives from Buckeye Corru- gated Inc., Green Bay Pack- aging, Lawrence Packaging Corporation, Packaging Cor- poration of America, Pratt Industries, WestRock Corpo- ration, and UniCorr Packag- ing Group. Throughout the

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note speaker Brian McPheely, Global CEO of VISY/ Pratt Industries, followed with a detailed overview of the busi- ness of corrugated packaging & displays. Students then were transferred to 15 individual and preassigned breakout sessions where they directly asked

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Teleconference students were advised to regularly visit ICPF’s career portal regularly where they can apply to em- ployment opportunities posted by these and other ICPF corporate partner firms throughout the year. Participating universities included Appalachian State University, Bowling Green State University, Cal Poly, Clemson University, Illinois State University, Indiana State University, Lewis Clark State College, Michigan State Uni- versity, Millersville University, North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina State University, Rochester Insti- tute of Technology, Rutgers University, University of Flor- ida, University of Texas-Arlington, University of Wiscon- sin-Stout, and Virginia Tech. The hundreds of students who joined the Teleconfer- ence posted their resumes in ICPF’s career portal’s resume bank prior to the broadcast. Their resumes can be viewed among the over 500 active student, and upcoming new graduate resumes currently posted there. Those firms that are active ICPF corporate partners have immediate access to the resume bank after posting current positions for stu- dent interns or new graduates. A video can be viewed at .

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