Dear Sir or Madam,

Every year, international experts of the value chain for wood, paper and pulp meet in Graz to discuss the topics that are of particular relevance for the future of our sector.  We cordially invite you to join us on 24 and 25 May 2023!

The PAPER & BIOREFINERY CONFERENCE is characterised by a varied and wide range of topics. It is perfectly rounded off by an interesting and comprehensive trade show as well as enjoyable evening events.

As initiators, our goal is to provide a platform for future-oriented impulses. We are confident that we will reach this target again this year, where we are particularly focusing on sustainable energy solutions. Expect renowned speakers, different perspectives and valuable insights.

We look forward to seeing you again on 24/25 May in Graz!

Wolfgang Bauer  -  Chairman APV Graz

Martin Zahlbruckner  -  President Austropapier

Ernst Spitzbart  -  President ÖZEPA

Get an Early Bird Bonus of € 60.00 for registration until 12 April!

Registration deadline: Friday, 12 May 2023

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The conference is known for its comprehensive and multifaceted range of expert contributions. This year, we are focusing in particular on the highly relevant topic of "Sustainable Energy".


An important extension of the conference is an interesting trade show for the sector pulp/paper/biorefinery which is perfectly integrated into the congress.


Early bird participants are welcome to join us for a get-together on the evening before the conference – a wonderful opportunity to meet and greet new and old friends in a pleasant and relaxed atmosphere. 

Tuesday, 23 May 2023
at 7 pm   (evening before the conference) 
TU Graz – Mensa "Rooftop"

Charge per person:
€ 48.00 (incl. VAT)


The social highlight takes us above the rooftops of Graz. At the highest point of the city, the SCHLOSSBERG restaurant offers breathtaking views and a variety of delicious culinary delights. 

Wednesday, 24 May 2023
at 8 pm    (Admission: 7.30 pm)

Charge per person:
€ 93.00 (incl. VAT)

We would like to thank our  partners  very much for their support of the PAPER & BIOREFINERY CONFERENCE 2023!

Our Main Partners 2023:


Messecongress Graz

Messeplatz 1 - Access underground garage: Fröhlichgasse 35
A-8010 Graz


Please book your hotel room in Graz timely and online:

Your contact for questions:

Barbara Kollmann
Graz Tourismus
Tel.:    +43 316/8075 49
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