WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 6
AM
7:00 - 9:00
Mill Managers' Roundtable cont'd
Room: TBD
8:30 - 10:00
PAPERMAKING
Room: TBD
Chair: Justin Charron, Irving Paper
8:30
''A Comprehensive Dewatering Model for Wet Pressing''
David McDonald, JDMcD Consulting Inc.
9:00
''Novel Polymer Technology for Improved Productivity & Quality of Unbleached Kraft Containing Packaging Grades''
Christopher M. Lewis, Kemira
9:30
''Advances in Enzymatic Technologies for Packaging Applications''
Rosy Covarrubias, Buckman
8:30 - 10:00
RELIABILITY
Room: TBD
8:30
''Reliability and Maintenance excellence''
Christer Idhammar, Founder and CEO, IDCON INC
9:15
Domtar Windsor’s WINTEAM approach
Frédéric Tremblay, Domtar Windsor
8:30 - 10:00
PULPEX - Alkaline Pulping
Room: TBD
8:30
''HSPP-DCS checkout and Operator Training''
Gerry Pageau, Howe Sound Pulp and Paper Corporation
9:00
''Online optimization in pulp mills using machine learning''
François Aubé, Natural Resources Canada
9:30
''Enhanced Silicone Defoamers for Pulp Washing''
Danny Nguyen, Kemira
ALL DAY
(10:00 - 18:00)
TRADESHOW
Room: TBD
ALL DAY
(10:00 - 18:00)
STUDENT POSTERS
Room: TBD
ALL DAY
(10:30 - 17:00)
BIOFOR International - Hosted in conjunction with PWC
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Room: TBD
10:00 - 10:30
Networking Coffee Break in Tradeshow
Room: TBD
10:30 - 12:00
PAPERMAKING
Room: TBD
Chair: Javad Saberian, FPInnovations
10:30
''In-Depth Sheet Structure Analysis Utilizing KemView™''
Clayton Campbell, Kemira
11:00
''The Future is Full Web Dirt analysis for pulp, paper, and paperboard''
Vince Williamson, ABB
11:30
''Machine-learning algorithms for fault detection and diagnosis in papermaking processes: A user-friendly decision tool''
Mohamed El Koujok, CanmetENERGY
10:30 - 12:00
RELIABILITY
Room: TBD
10:30
''Re-Thinking the House of Reliability … Achieving Step Changes''
Ian McKinnon, Principal Partner, Chief Development Officer – Reliability Solultions
What are the events in history that have caused us to perform the way we do? Why is it we respond the same way to performance needs or machinery failures? How have we got to where we are today? How can we use discovered failure patterns to redefine where we need to be? In using all the present advances in technology and machinery how do we begin to identify the right order for all the required pieces within our manufacturing organizations? Read more...
10:30 - 12:00
PULPEX - Alkaline Pulping
Room: TBD
12:00 - 13:00
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Keynote Speaker: Pierre Gabriel Côté, CEO, Investissement Québec
Room: TBD
PM
13:00 - 13:30
Coffee and Dessert in Tradeshow
Room: TBD
13:30 - 15:00
PAPERMAKING Roundtable - wet-end operations
Room: TBD
Chair: Justin Charron, Irving Paper
13:30 - 15:00
RELIABILITY
Room: TBD
13:30
''Assessing our Skills Gaps …''
Ian McKinnon, Principal Partner, Chief Development Officer – Reliability Solultions
Where are our trades and operating rank skill sets today? If we are relying on apprenticeships to deliver the hands-on needs of tomorrow we may be missing essential elements to move reliability, predictability and sustainability profitably forward. Read more...
13:30 - 15:00
PULPEX - Mechanical Pulping
Room: TBD
15:00 - 15:30
Networking Coffee Break in Tradeshow
Room: TBD
15:30 - 17:00
PAPERMAKING Roundtable - finishing operations
Room: TBD
Chair: Justin Charron, Irving Paper
15:30 - 17:00
RELIABILITY
Room: TBD
15:30
''Best practices in Lubrication at Irving Paper''
Tony Bass, Sean McKinley, Irving Paper
16:00
''Management of Change Process to Control Safety & Environmental Risks, Improve Equipment Reliability and Reduce Maintenance Costs''
Michel Coté, NORDA STELO
16:30
''Mill Cooling – lowering total O&M costs in Canada’s challenging climate''
Steve Birtch, Aggreko
15:30 - 17:00
PULPEX - Mechanical Pulping
Room: TBD
17:00 - 18:30
NETWORKING RECEPTION in Tradeshow
Room: TBD