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PAPERWEEK FLASH The Annual Conference of the
Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry
December 12, 2014

Keynotes speakers will provide valuable insight on a series of timely topics during the popular daily kick-off sessions and business luncheons.

Patrick Moore, Ph.D.
Author Ecologist/Environmentalist Ecosense Environmental Inc.
Patrick Moore, PhD, the Sensible Environmentalist, will keynote at the Business Luncheon on Thursday Feb. 5th. Patrick Moore has been a leader in the international environmental field for over 40 years and is a co-founder of Greenpeace. In 2010, Dr. Moore published Trees are the Answer, a photo-book that provides a new insight into how forests work and how they can play a powerful role in solving many of our current environmental problems. In 2013 he published Confessions of a Greenpeace Dropout – The Making of a Sensible Environmentalist, which documents his 15 years with Greenpeace and outlines his vision for a sustainable future.
Tim Cork
“The Networking Guru”
President, Straight A’s Inc. Bestselling Author
As part of the Management Program at PaperWeek, Tim Cork will keynote on Wednesday February 4th. Tim is currently the President of Straight A’s Inc., an International provider of Leadership development, Coaching and Sales Training. He is a sought after speaker and has been published in numerous magazines and papers. Known as “The Networking Guru” he educates, entertains and shares his wisdom with thousands every year. His new book “G3” focuses on being the best You, Leadership and Netgiving.

Chad Wasilenkoff
CEO and Founder
Fortress Paper Ltd.
PaperWeek is pleased and honoured to continue showcasing our industry’s leaders as part of its popular daily kick-off keynotes. On Thursday Feb. 5th, we look forward to welcoming Chad Wasilenkoff, CEO and Founder of Fortress Paper Ltd., who will provide his view and insight on the industry, and share experiences, stories and perspectives on his business approach. CEO of a world leading manufacturer of security papers and specialty pulp with operations in Switzerland and Canada and employer over 640 workers worldwide, his remarks will be of great interest to all industry professionals.

Nicholas Oksanen
Executive Vice President
Nicholas Oksanen is Executive Vice President, Industry Business Group at Pöyry. He is an expert with outstanding qualifications in strategic planning and development of forest industry businesses and projects. In his assignments in Europe, Russia and Eastern Europe, India, China and South-East Asia, East Africa, Latin America and the USA Mr Oksanen has also gained extensive field experience. His keynote presentation as part of Tuesday’s Business Luncheon will review the latest information and developments on major projects around the world.

Kenneth Waghorne
Vice President,
Packaging Products
As part of the PaperWeek’s Packaging Track on Wednesday Feb. 4th, Ken Waghorne, specialized paper packaging markets expert with RISI, will present a keynote on the analysis, trends and future outlook in the packaging sector.

Balázs Tolnai
General Manager
Technology for the
Industrial Products
Division of Kruger
Following Chad Wasilenkoff’s kick-off keynote on Thuresday, Balázs Tolnai, General Manager Technology for the Industrial Products Division of Kruger will provide the most recent updates and developments with the newly launched CF demo plant in Trois-Rivières.

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