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PE Days 2020, TietoEVRY Pulp and Paper Industry Conference - cancelled

Ecosystems. Latest technologies. Creativity. Knowhow. Experience.

27 - 28.5.2020 / Krakow

TietoEVRY wants to ensure our customers and employees health and wellbeing and has because of COVID-19 pandemic decided to cancel this annual Pulp & Paper Industry conference in May. 

Creating the future - together!

Future pulp & paper ecosystems are seamlessly connected, fueled by data, supported by AI and managed by people. Join us at PE Days 2020 to hear what this means and how it will change your business operations!

The conference program consists of several pulp and paper industry decision makers' presentations and views, innovative keynote speech, workshops, demos and case examples. Besides an update on important trends, news and solution launches, PE Days is an excellent opportunity to network with your peers.

Take advantage of this possibility register soonest to the stimulating two days conference in Krakow on May 27-28 if you are CEO/Managing Director, CIO, CDO, VP/Director/ Business leader, IT Architect/Consultant/Manager, IT Strategist/ Innovation leader, Digitalisation leader, Solution consultant/Manager.

The conference will take place at Qubus hotel Krakow and information of hotel room bookings is available on this page. 

Register now!

We wish you warmly welcome and looking forward to meeting you at PE Days!

Carsten Henke
Head of Production Excellence, Pulp & Paper, TietoEVRY 

Delighted to present you with these first glimpses of the conference program! 

The conference starts on May 27th at 2:00 PM, and workshops already at 10:00 AM. We'll wrap up the event on May 28th at 4:30 PM. 

Beyond creativity: Futures thinking and strategy for ambiguous times
Alf Rehn, Professor, Innovator, Author

Future of MES, towards autonomous mill
Jari Almi, Head of Industrial Internet, Valmet and
Antti Blomqvist, Head of Offering Development, Production Excellence, Pulp and Paper, TietoEVRY

Customer case - more cases to be announced soon  
Getting ready for the future: SAP & TIPS full integration program
Collin Andrews, Development Manager, ICT, Suominen

Creating value for the industry with Artificial Intelligence
Jan Verhassel, Managing Director, Yazzoom

Drones as game changers!

Workshops on May 27th at 10:00-1:00 PM 

We encourage you to participate in one of our workshops (optional) with the other industry experts already before the conference opening. Please select one of the following interesting topics: 

  • Real life insights - moving to S4/HANA
  • Annual TIPS Sales Community meet up
  • Discovering the future of autonomous industry

The detailed agenda with interestings topics and presenters will be announced in due course. 


Carsten Henke
Head of Production Excellence, Pulp and Paper
Carsten wants to help our customers solve their daily challenges and succeed in their business. He has 24 years of experience in ERP and MES systems for the paper and board industry, and in-depth knowledge of the end-to-end processes, especially in Sales & Distribution.
Alf Rehn
Professor, Innovator, Author
Alf Rehn is a globally noted thought leader in innovation, trends, and creativity. His research has spanned numerous fields and has been published in top academic journals as well as in a series of bestselling books, challenging preconceived notions and provoking thought across the world.
Collin Andrews
Development Manager, ICT, Suominen
Collin works with the business side of Suominen to design and instill business processes and decide if those require system developments. If so, he works with those people to compile system requirements that support the business process.
Jari Almi
Head of Industrial Internet, Valmet
Jari has been working in Valmet since 1999 in several managerial positions in the field of product and business management for pulp and paper industry. He is a project business professional and in a learning curve towards champion in digital services and digitalisation change leader.
Jan Verhasselt
Managing Director, Yazzoom
Dr. Jan Verhasselt is owner and managing director of the Belgian company Yazzoom. The company focuses on creating value from production data using artificial intelligence and process control services and software.
Antti Blomqvist
Offering Development Director, Pulp and Paper
Antti has worked in the chemical, steel and manufacturing industries. He has in-depth understanding of the paper manufacturing process from automation to ERP, from sales order to customer delivery, and specialty areas are solution owner, business consultancy and business process management.
Heikki Taskinen
Head of Service Sales, Pulp and Paper
With all his 35-year working life in the forest industry, from systems development to leading international service teams, Heikki has exceptional capabilities to capture business benefits for TietoEVRY’s customers through well performing IT.

Meet our ecosystem partners 

During the two days event, you'll have a possibility to meet our ecosystem partners and a mini-expo will take place during the second conference day. Welcome to meet:

  • Consulting Talents
  • I–Plan 
  • MOPSSys 
  • Syncron Tech 
  • Valmet 
  • Yazzoom


Hotel reservation 

Hotel reservation is open to the registered attendees. To take advantage of the special TietoEVRY discounted room rates, please use code tietoevryped2020 at booking.*

Due to limited availability of rooms we recommend to reserve your accommodation soonest. The deadline for the discounted room rate is by April 10. 

Link to hotel room booking (enter city, dates and code)

*Recommended browsers to access hotel website are Chrome and Firefox. Please note that the special rates will not be offered if booking via a travel site, agency or directly with the hotel.


Qubus hotel,   Krakow

Qubus hotel Krakow
Address: Nadwiślańska 6, 30-527
Phone: +48 1237 45100

More information of the hotel


Highlights from the 2019 event

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