April 12, 2013




PAPTAC Biorefinery Course - Program Announced

Under the theme ''Designing the Forest Biorefinery'', this 3-day course in Vancouver BC, a first of its kind in Canada, will offer participants a great opportunity to learn from international experts on pratical biorefinery topics.

Presentations will focus on key elements such as Biorefinery technology management, Competitive evaluation of the bioproducts market, Supply chain management, Biorefinery deployment, Biorefinery start-ups, Assessing biorefinery risk, Energy integration, and Case studies.

Be sure to benefit from pre-registration rate by registering before May 27, 2013.

Click here for the detailed program and registration

PAPTAC Western Branch Bursary at UNBC
Atlantic Branch Conference
Preliminary Program Announced

The winners of the bursary will be announced in the coming months.

The PAPTAC Western Branch is pleased to announce a $3000 contribution to the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) for two $1500 bursaries in 2013 available for undergraduate students majoring in the fields of Environmental Engineering or Environmental Science. These funds were made available as a result of previous successful conferences hosted by the Western Branch.

We feel this is an excellent initiative from the Branch and demonstrates a commitment to give back to the community and encourages young talent to come work in the industry
- Greg Hay, PAPTAC Director

Suzanne Hohmann Chair - PAPTAC Atlantic Branch Irving Paper

PAPTAC's Atlantic Branch Annual Conference preliminary program highlights are now available.

Under the theme “Atlantic Canadian Innovation in the Pulp and Paper Industry”, the conference will showcase emerging, innovative and technological advancements in our industry, including mill process safety, energy optimization, and quality and process improvement projects.

Register now to attend this upcoming event presented on May 15-17, 2013, in Fredericton/Nackawic, New Brunswick - Crowne Plaza
Visit www.paptac.ca/atlantic_branch for details.

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