Tissue Program at PaperWeek Hybrid 2024

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The Tissue track returns in 2024 with 4 sessions, including 2 virtual MSTeams sessions and 2 on-site technical sessions at The Fairmont Queen Elizabeth hotel in Montreal.

SESSION 1- Bamboo Pulp for Tissue Making, Monday February 5, 14:30 ET

14:30 “Market Pulp Trends”, Brian McClay, TTO & BMA
15:00 “Morphology and Key Features of Bamboo Fibres”, Chao Duo, Tianjin University of Science & Technology
15:30 “Bamboo Fibres in Tissue Making – advantages and challenges”, Hongbin Liu, Tianjin University of Science & Technology

SESSION 2 - Creating a Culture of Safety, Tuesday February 6, 13:30 ET (On-site & MSTeams)

Interactive safety conversation on creating a culture in health and safety to foster dialogues and exchanges that identify safety challenges, collaborative solutions, and share best practices.
Moderated by Jessica Carette, Cascades, and featuring Alfredo Sarli, Valmet and Pascal Perreault, Cascades Tissue Group – come join the conversation!

SESSION 3 - Innovations in Tissue, Wednesday February 7, 13:30 ET (On-site & MSTeams)

13:30 “Alternative Drying Technology to Reduce/Eliminate C02 Emissions”, George Nowakowski and Vincent Roy, Andritz
14:00 “Converting Sustainability: the PARAGON case”, Stefano Spinelli and Jonathon Zahn, PCMC

SESSION 4 - TISSUE 101 Refresher Course, Thursday February 8, 14:30 ET

14:30 “Introduction”, Jessica Carette, Cascades
14:50 “Physical Properties”, Daniel Richard, FPInnovations
15:10 “Chemistry”, TBA, Solenis
15:30 “Refining and Effects on Fibre Properties”, Eric Mercier, Andritz


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