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  December 2011
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PAPERWEEK CANADA 2012 – DETAILED PROGRAM AVAILABLE

Dear members,

We are pleased to invite you to join us at PaperWeek Canada 2012 – the Annual Conference of your Association and the Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry, taking place at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal, QC, Jan. 30 to Feb. 3, 2012.
We are very excited to be bringing you a great program that will stretch over the entire week featuring several new initiatives and bringing in new partners and key players from the industry.

What’s new at PaperWeek 2012:

• A complete track on emerging areas related to the transformation of the forest industry with sessions on forest biorefinery, value chain optimization, emerging research work and bioactive papers.
A special all-day symposium on "The Forest as a Source of Renewable Chemical Products", Monday Jan. 30th, organized by CRIBIQ, a Quebec industrial research cluster on innovative bioprocesses.
The 4th edition of the Seminar on Improving Paper Machine Efficiency and Productivity, taking place Thursday and Friday, Feb. 2-3. A must for all papermakers!
The PaperWeek Tradeshow is back (with complimentary access to mill personnel) and will be held in conjunction with the sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday, allowing you to increase your networking and business development opportunities!
The Canadian Mill Managers Community will be launched officially and will have its inaugural meeting during the week. This important community will bring together mill managers from around the Country to discuss common issues and opportunities and exchange on the status of the industry and their operations.

As always, PaperWeek will also include its world-renowned technical program featuring the latest advancements in key aspects of pulp and paper technology, as well as its highly popular business sessions. Be sure to visit www.paperweekcanada.ca for details.

We look forward to seeing you at PaperWeek Canada 2012 in Montreal and on behalf of the entire PAPTAC Executive Council & Staff, we send you our best wishes for the holiday season.

Greg Hay
Executive Director

    TECHNICAL COMMUNITIES
Communities Events












CONNECTING PEOPLE

Join your Canadian Technical Community and experience new ideas! Know more


ENGINEERING AND MAINTENANCE COMMUNITY WEBINAR RECAP
The Engineering and Maintenance Community organized on December 9 a webinar on CSA Z463 standard.
Read the recap


ENVIRONMENT COMMUNITY WEBINAR RECAP

The Environment Community organized on December 1st a webinar entitled “Upcoming Water Initiatives impacting the Forestry sector”.
Read the recap



PAPER MACHINE TECHNOLOGY COMMUNITY WEBINAR RECAP
The Paper Machine Technology Community organized on November 24 a webinar entitled “Application of Steam Showers in Papermaking”.
Read the recap

 

Environnement Community meeting – January 31, 2012, Montreal, CANADA

4th edition of the seminar "Improving Paper Machine Efficiency and Productivity"
in conjunction with PaperWeek Canada 2012, Montreal, QC

To learn more about the Technical Communities, visit the Technical Communities Section

To participate in one or several of them, please contact Thomas Perichaud
(514) 392-6956
tperichaud@paptac.ca
 

PUBLICATIONS

 




PAPTAC'S PUBLICATION LIST

Spotlight Publication: The Research Forum on Recycling Anthology CD-ROM, compiling all presentations from the 1rst to the 9th Forums is now available. PAPTAC members can benefit from a preferential member rate, solely by ordering via Email, fax or phone (not online). Learn more
You can order various printed and electronic publications 24/7 on www.paptac.ca

Click Publication List for an overview of all available documents. To order, simply click Order Form
 



 

STANDARD METHODS

Standard Methods D.2, D.3, D.17, D.23and D34 have recently been revised. To consult the list of available methods, click This link

PAPTAC Standard Testing Methods are procedures to measure the properties of pulp and paper products and of materials associated with the manufacture of these products.

 
  PEER-REVIEWED TECHNICAL PAPERS

All the articles which have been published by PAPTAC in Pulp & Paper Canada magazine are available in electronic version on our website. To access the most recent peer-reviewed articles, click
here
  ENGINEERING DATA SHEETS


The Engineering Data Sheets are kept up to date by PAPTAC's Technical Communities and bring together many types of design and process information from a variety of fields for use in the industry. To access the entire documents, visit the section Engineering Data Sheets with your username and password.
  UPCOMING EVENTS

PAPERWEEK CANADA 2012

 
 
PaperWeek Canada will take place at hotel Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth in Montreal, from January 31st to February 2nd, 2012.
 
 
JOB CORNER
 
 

Spotlight job:
Group Leader, Bio-Economy Technology Centre

PaperWeek Canada 2012 – January 31– February 2, 2012, Montreal, CANADA www.paperweekcanada.ca
Environment Community meeting – January 31, 2012, Montreal, CANADA www.paptac.ca/environment
Seminar "Improving Paper Machine Efficiency and Productivity - in conjunction with PaperWeek Canada 2012, Montreal, CANADA
www.PM-efficiency-seminar.html
66th Appita Annual Conference - April 15-18, 2012, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA call for papers - registration form
PACWEST 2012 - May 30-June 02, 2012, Jasper, CANADA www.pacwestcon.net
Refer to the Detailed Calendar for more information about the upcoming events.
  MILL CHAMPIONS MEMBERS CORNER
   

Jenna Hazelton

Process Engineer at Irving Paper

Jenna Hazelton is a recent Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Agricultural College graduate from Truro, Nova Scotia. After university, she started full time as a process engineer in the TMP Department at Irving Paper in June of 2011.
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New Blockbuster Novel: 

“The Paper Ladder” by Ron Dines does for our industry what “Wheels” did for Detroit.

For any lover of a good novel, this is highly recommended; for anyone even remotely associated with the industry, it is an absolute must.

“The Paper Ladder” is available at lulu.com.  Just type “The Paper Ladder” in the search box, then purchase, if desired, for $19.95.
Visit www.thepaperladder.com for details.

Any follow-up comments and inquiries can be directed to tpl@xplornet.com 

 
Do you want to send comments, suggestions, or do you wish to share news/info with your colleagues of the Pulp and Paper industry?
Write us at tech@paptac.ca
740 Notre Dame W. Suite 1070, Montreal, QC H3C 3X6 - Tel: (514) 392-0265 - Fax: (514) 392-0369 - Email: tech@paptac.ca