THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8
AM
7:00 - 9:00
Mill Managers' Roundtable cont’d
Room: Square Victoria
Moderator: Eric Ashby, Domtar Windsor
8:30 - 10:00
BLEACHING
Room: Crescent
Moderator: Honey Nampak, Harmac Pacific
8:30
''Does the kappa number method accurately reflect lignin content in nonwood pulps?''
Sabrina Burkhardt, Sustainable Fibre Technologies
9:00
''Enzyme paper''
Brian La Brash, Verso Paper Corporation
9:30
''Antichlor neutralization of Chlorite ''
Jacqueline Lorette, Solenis
8:30 - 10:00
MANAGEMENT
Room: McGill
Moderator: Eric Ashby, Domtar Windsor
8:30
''Mill 4.0 - Discover what is a 4.0 Mill - Better understand the 4.0 Industry : its impacts on the competitiveness of companies and downsizing markets ''
François Gingras , Director, Productivity and Industrial Systems,
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE INDUSTRIELLE DU QUÉBEC (CRIQ)
8:30 - 10:00
PULPEX CONFERENCE - Mechanical Pulping
Room: Sherbrooke
Moderators : Suzanne Hohmann, Irving Paper and Mark Frith, FPInnovations
8:30
''Historical operating data analysis for TMP refiners’ operation improvements''
Hakim Ghezzaz, NRCan/CanmetENERGY
8:50
''A Review of Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations ''
Pierre Martel, FPInnovations
9:10
''TEMPO mediated oxidation optimization on thermomechanical pulp for paper reinforcement and nanomaterial film production''
David Myja, Eric Loranger and Robert Lanouette, UQTR
9:30
''Technical review of work in the Energy Reduction research program with an emphasis on LC refining''
James Olson, UBC
ALL DAY
(8:30 - 15:00)
Nanocellulose Research Symposium
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Room: Saint-Denis
10:00 - 14:00
TRADESHOW
Room: Van Horne
ALL DAY
(10:30 - 17:00)
BIOFOR International - Hosted in conjunction with PWC
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Room: Square Dorchester
10:00 - 10:30
Networking in Tradeshow
Room: Van Horne
10:30 - 12:00
BLEACHING
Room: Crescent
Moderator: Aamirah Allykhan, Econotech
10:30
''A case study to improve the bleach plant operation in an Eastern Canada mill''
Yonghao Ni, University of New Brunswick
10:50
''Improving the energy efficiency of the bleaching plant to increase profits from power generation''
Tatiana Rafione, FPInnovations
11:10
''A Short Term Outlook On The North American Sodium Chlorate Industry''
Nick Kovics, IHS Markit
11:30
''Replacing Vacuum Washer with a Wash Press at WestRock, La Tuque mill''
Dominic Coté, WestRock La Tuque and Daniel Brouillette, G&V
10:30 - 12:00
MANAGEMENT
Room: McGill
10:30
''Seeking optimal use of Time, Money and Talent''
Jacques Woods, WONpager Strategies and Alain Robichaud, Englobe Treatment Centers
Moderator: Eric Ashby, Domtar Windsor
PaperWeek’s Management Program will feature a workshop session with Management Consultant Jacques Woods as a sequel to last year’s Bridging the GAP between Strategy and Execution

How do you lead and support PEOPLE to optimize performance and resource allocation?
The WONpager concept is about Empowering each of your executives and managers in their ongoing execution of growth strategy.
An initial introduction to this concept was presented last year, and the sequel will look deeper into the implementation and impact stages.
In an interactive concept this workshop is aimed at leaders seeking optimal use of Time, Money and Talent.
10:30 - 12:00
PULPEX CONFERENCE - Mechanical Pulping
Room: Sherbrooke
Moderators : Suzanne Hohmann, Irving Paper and Mark Frith, FPInnovations
Panel: Wood and Fibre Quality Impacts
Panelists:
Shannon Huntley - FPInnovations
Yonghao Ni - Limerick Pulp and Paper Centre
Yu Sun - Catalyst Paper
Court George - Irving Paper
Mike Bujold - Irving Paper
12:00 - 13:00
KEYNOTE LUNCHEON
Keynote presentation by Murray McLaughlin, President of McLaughlin Consultants Advisor - Bioindustrial Innovation Canada.
Room: Place du Canada
PM
13:00 - 13:30
Coffe and Dessert in Tradeshow
Room: Van Horne
13:30 - 15:00
MANAGEMENT
Room: McGill
Moderator: Eric Ashby, Domtar Windsor
Session with world-renowned Weissenrieder
How to manage Strategic Assets and the Capex process
Fredrik Weissenrieder will present their approach and philosophy

Six reasons why you should implement Asset Strategy and Capex Management solutions into your business:
1. An Asset Strategy governed Capex Management solution increases your cash flow significantly
2. Endorsing references at the CEO level
3. The solutions, perspectives, and results differ significantly from what companies do today
4. An optimal long-term strategy enabling successful capex decisions going forward
5. Delivers a methodology and toolbox for contiuous use across your business
6. Delivered solution is a key driver of the business’s value
13:30 - 15:00
PULPEX CONFERENCE - Mechanical Pulping
Room: Sherbrooke
Panel continued
13:30 - 15:00
PAPERMAKING
Room: Crescent
Moderator: Javad Saberian, FPInnovations
13:30
''Water loops and water consumption optimization in a tissue mill (virgin and recycling fibers)''
Marco Pescantin, Quattro Paper Technologies
14:00
''Use of a biocide to stabilize wetend and chemistry''
Kevin MacDonald, Buckman
14:30
''Online Coating Monitoring for Tissue machines''
Rémi Charron , Buckman
15:00 - 15:30
Networking in Foyer
Room: Van Horne

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