Full Tissue Program at PaperWeek Virtual 2022

During the Canadian PAPTAC’s PaperWeek, 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

Register now for the event and start benefiting from the networking platform on MSTeams a week prior to the conference!

Visit http://www.paperweek.ca for details on program and registration