August 30, 2013



PAPTAC's Niagara Branch will host an Energy Conservation and Sustainability Roundtable

Previous Niagara Branch
Roundtable on Energy

The PAPTAC Niagara Branch is pleased to host an Energy Conservation and Sustainability Roundtable on Friday September 13th at Legends on the Niagara.

The agenda for this timely roundtable will include presentations on current Sustainability practices from:
• Jeffrey Mazzei, EIT, on Energy Reduction Program Projects
• Julio Lopez, Horizon Utilities, on Operating Cost Savings in the Pulp & Paper Industry
• Éric Gingras, NRCan, on the Canadian Industry Program for Energy Conservation - CIPEC

The roundtable, chaired by Ed Slachta, District Manager - Paper Technologies with Buckman, will be followed by a group lunch and a golf outing at the Legends Battlefield Course.
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TAPPI/PAPTAC co-sponsored Biorefinery Course   Call for Papers PaperWeek Canada 2014

TAPPI's Biorefinery Course, September 20-22 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA, can help you find the best solution for your company, and determine how technologies can be systematically evaluated for competitive advantage. This course will address a wide range of key issues for biorefinery strategy and design, such as: Advanced Biorefinery Fundamentals Setting, Biorefinery Strategy, Biorefinery Techno-Economics and Case Studies.
Biorefinery Course Leader: Paul Stuart, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering; Chairholder, NSERC Engineering Design Chair; and Principal, EnVertis Consultants.

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Innovation in Motion: PaperWeek Canada will be celebrating its 100th Anniversary in 2014. The major Canadian gathering for the advancement of the pulp and paper industry, will be taking place February 3-6 in Montreal. Building on the success of the previous edition's program, we encourage all mill personnel, suppliers, researchers and experts to submit their latest work for presentation in the technical program. PaperWeek has been the top platform in Canada to reach the key players of the industry and raise global awareness of the most recent progress in the technology and innovation of the pulp and paper industry.

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