Panel & Roundtables on Managing COVID-19 at PaperWeek 2021
The Annual Conference of the
Canadian Pulp and Paper Industry
The global covid-19 crisis has led to many important changes within the industry, dramatically affecting all stakeholders, from production to management, on both human and financial levels. PaperWeek will allow participants to learn and interact on timely topics addressing the current situation through 3 not to be missed sessions.
PAPERWEEK OPENING KEYNOTE – Monday Feruary 8, 13:30 ET
“Canada’s Forestry Industry – Impacts of COVID-19 and Recovery Strategies”
Natural Resources Canada
VP Pulp Operations,
CEO/PDG, Manufacturiers et exportateurs du Québec (MEQ) and Senior VP – Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CEM)
MACHINE SUPERINTENDENTS ROUNDTABLE – Wednesday Feruary 10, 12:00 ET
“Managing operations during Covid-19”
What have mills done to overcome COVID-19 and continue operations: In a world after the COVID-19 pandemic, what do you believe will remain in place for policies and procedures in our mills as a result? Will things go back to the way they were?
Moderator: Justin Charron, Shift Manager, J.D. Irving
SHUTDOWN MANAGEMENT ROUNDTABLE – Thursday Feruary 11, 12:00 ET
“How are you managing your major turnarounds (shutdowns) in your mill during COVID-19? ”
Discussion on : Date of outage and duration; Provincial restrictions; Work site arrangements, shifts, hours of work, food services, social distancing, etc.; Community arrangements – restrictions on community travel, isolation; Contractor on boarding process; Communications – employees, municipality, Provincial Health, Public Heath.
Moderator: André Murphy, Mill Manager, CKPI