The Annual Conference of the
Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry
January 21, 2022

Energy Program at PaperWeek Virtual 2022


Xuejun Zou
Manager – Chemical Process

The Tissue track will run 4 sessions from Monday to Thursday afternoon, including two technical sessions, one discussion panel on Sustainable Packaging for Consumer Hygiene Products, and a French Technical session including English slides.

SESSION 1, Monday February 7, 14:30 ET – Artificial intelligence / data analytics

“Artificial intelligence and machine learning enable major savings in the tissue, pulp and paper industry”, Timo Arra, TietoEVRY, Pulp, Paper and Fibre Industries – Industry Software
“AI in the pulp & paper industry: what’s at stake and how to succeed”, Tristan Mallet, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
“Benefits of AI-Driven Autonomous Chemistry Control for Papermaking”, Matthew Callicott, Solenis

SESSION 2, Tuesday February 8, 14:30 ET – Pulp Furnish for Tissue Making

“Pulp Non-Fiction, coming to a theatre near you”, Martin Pudlas, Red Leaf Pulp
“Selection and Treatment of Pulp Furnishes as a Means of Enhancing Tissue Performance”, Xuejun Zou, FPInnovations
“TBA”, Ronalds W. Gonzalez, North Carolina State University

SESSION 3, Wednesday February 9, 14:30 ET – Sustainable Packaging for Consumer Hygiene Products – Panel Discussion

Ted Ferguson, Chief Sustainability Officer, Delphi Group
George Roter, Managing Director, Canada Plastics Pact
François David, Vice-President of Sales, Marketing and Innovation, Cascades
Neva Murtha, Senior Corporate Campaigner, Canopy Planet
Claudio J Muñoz Torres, Director of Marketing Americas, Körber Tissue

SESSION 4, Thursday February 10, 14:30 ET – French Session

“Introduction au tissu”, Jessica Carette, Cascades
“Sélection de la pâte pour la fabrication du papier tissu”, Rafik Allem, FPInnovations
“Technologies et procédés pour la fabrication du papier tissu”, Daniel Ricard, FPInnovations
“Propriétés physiques”, Catherine Leon, Cascades

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