The PulpEx Conference at PaperWeek – a comprehensive program on the technology, market and process advancements in pulp

Following the success if its inaugural edition in February 2016, PulpEx returns to PaperWeek bringing together mill representatives, market analysts, suppliers, experts who will discuss the latest advancements in pulp production, technology developments as well as provide insight on the most recent market perspectives.

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Bleach cost saving initiatives
  • New technology development in Pulping process
  • Shut down strategy approach
  • Canadian Pulp business update
  • Water and energy conservation in Pulping process; Improvement and new process, etc.
PulpEx Conference Program
Room: Level 4 - Ballroom West
Tuesday, February 14
13:30 - 15:00
Room: Level 4 - Ballroom West
Session Leader: Robert Dufresne, Resolute Forest Products
'Staying ahead of the Curve in Pulp Market'
- Brian McClay, Principle McClay & Associates
- Paul Lansbergen, FPAC

Brian McClay

Paul Lansbergen

15:30 - 17:00
Panel: ''Shut down strategy approach (12/18/24 months)''
Room: Level 2 - Salon 1
Session Leader: Robert Dufresne, Resolute Forest Products
- a forum of mills who will share their experience and best practices in Maintenance Shutdowns
Ryan Kazakoff, Domtar Kamloops
Bob Ostaff, Resolute Forest Products
Vincent Charbonneau, Domtar Windsor
Wednesday, February 15
8:30 - 10:00
Room: Level 2 - Salon 1
''Multi-Stakeholder Perspective: Transportation Challenges and Opportunities in Today’s Environment''
In an interactive session, modal experts will deliver their insights on current markets within their industry and the outlook over the next few years.
Session Leader: David White, Sr. Director Transportation and Logistics - Domtar
Rail: Jerry E. Vest III, Manager: Market Development – TTX
Truck: Dave Martin, Director: Central Operations – Bison Transport
Ocean: Christopher J. Gillespie, President & C.E.O. – Gillespie-Munro Inc.
Forest Products Association of Canada: W. Joel Neuheimer, Sr. Director, International Trade, Transportation and Corporate Secretary
10:30 - 12:00
Technology Updates
Room: Level 2 - Salon 1
''Continuous Digester Startup at Irving Pulp and Paper, New Brunswick''
Jason Smith, Irving Paper
''Mill Conversion to Hybrid Plant''
Magdalena Koerblers, Lenzing Technik GmbH
''Changing the Bleaching Game with Enzymatic Cocktails''
James Tausche, CEO, EDT

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