TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
AM
8:00 - 10:00
PAPERWEEK OPENING BREAKFAST PANEL
Room: TBD
Forest and bio-based industries leaders in action to advance the growth of the bioeconomy
The industry leaders will walk us through most recent achievements around the globe and especially in Canada, and will discuss, among others, the most recent technological advances, the potential winning investment strategies, and the inter-industry business developments.
Moderator: Dr. Niklas von Weymarn, CEO, Metsä Spring, Finland
Panelists:
John Williams, CEO, Domtar
Giovanni Iadeluca, CEO, Fortress Global
Other speakers TBA

John Williams

Giovanni Iadeluca

Niklas von Weymarn
Moderator

ALL DAY
(8:00 - 17:00)
PAPERWEEK Canada - Hosted in conjunction with BIOFOR International
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Room: TBD
10:00 - 10:30
Networking coffee break in Innovation Alley
Room: TBD
10:30 - 11:00
BIOFOR Opening Session
Room: TBD
Welcoming Address: Marzouk Benali, Conference Chair
Opening Keynote Speech:
Dr. Stéphane Renou, CEO, FPInnovations
Dr. Niklas von Weymarn, CEO, Metsä Spring, Finland

Marzouk Benali

Stéphane Renou

Niklas von Weymarn

11:00 - 12:00
MARKET DEVELOPMENT
Room: TBD
''TBD''
Dr. Niklas von Weymarn , Metsä Spring, Finland
12:00 - 13:00
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Room: TBD
PM
13:00 - 13:30
Coffee and Dessert in Tradeshow
Room: TBD
13:30 - 15:00
MARKET DEVELOPMENT
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Prof. Paul Stuart, Polytechnique Montréal
Panel 1: Emerging biorefinery technologies and enabling large-scale projects
This panel will review the emerging biorefinery technologies for the production of bio-crudes and renewable drop-in fuels, address the scale-up and investment challenges. The panel will also discuss the state-of-the art of the development methodologies for large-scale biorefineries, the role of policy to speed the transition towards the bioeconomy, and shares the know-how and key lessons learned from on-going projects in Canada.

PANELISTS:
Ms. Virginie Chambost, EnVertis Inc., Canada
Dr. Patrice Mangin, UQTR, Canada
Jean Roberge, Greenfield Global
Other panelists TBA
15:00 - 15:30
Networking coffee break in Innovation Alley
Room: TBD
15:30 - 17:00
MARKET DEVELOPMENT
Room: TBD
Session Chair: Marzouk Benali, NRCan/CanmetENERGY
15:30
Title to be confirmed
Speaker to be confirmed
16:30
''Adopting the circular bioeconomy: Exploring new ways of assessing bioproducts and bioenergy in a carbon-constrained world''
Warren Mabee
16:55
''The Global Policy and Technology Landscape for the Production of Drop-in Biofuels''
Fréderic Clerc , EnVertis, Canada
17:20
''Risk-Based Criteria Definition for Investment Decision-Making for Second Generation Biofuel Projects: The BELT Project''
Cédric Diffo, Polytechnique Montréal, Canada
17:45 - 18:30
NETWORKING RECEPTION in tradeshow
Room: TBD