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Click here to see the full Conference Program or visit the links below to learn more about our Forums, Symposiums and Seminars. We recommend that you take the time to review the session information now available. More speakers and topics will be announced in the coming weeks. Please follow our newsletter and website for more information.
3rd BIOMANUFACTURING SYMPOSIUM
Tues 14 - Wed 15
Sponsored by Norske Skog Australasia
The session explores new technologies and innovations that are set to disrupt the value chain and lead to entirely new products and markets.
MAINTENANCE & RELIABILITY FORUM
Tue 14 Nov
Featuring local and international keynote speakers, exploring new ideas and better ways of building successful reliability programs and improving systems and processes.
CHIP PREPARATION AND QUALITY SEMINAR
Tuesday 14 & Wed 15
Presenter: Dr Chip - Desmond Smith BRUKS, USA. Seminar participants will learn the key variables in producing high quality chips and techniques to solve woodyard problems.
MANUFACTURING ANALYTICS – BEST PRACTICE SEMINAR
Wed 15 Nov
Presenter: Milan Korbel, McKinsey & Company
Learn about how analytics/digital and big data is transforming manufacturing. Approaches to run analytics projects and drive transformation will also be explored.
INDUSTRY SKILLS FORUM & ROUND-TABLE
Wed 15 Nov
The future skilling requirements for industry growth and transformation of the pulp and paper sector will top the agenda at Industry Skills Forum and Roundtable. The Forum will explore industry skills needs and whether the current training systems are fit to respond to the major challenges facing the sector.
HEALTH & SAFETY SYMPOSIUM
Thur 16 Nov
Sponsored by Safety Institute of Australia and the Pulp & Paper Occupational, Health Safety & Environment Unit
Featuring: DEEPWATER HORIZON REVISITED – Investigative Insights
The Symposium will cover a range of health and safety topics, inclusive of industry case studies and lessons from the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
PACKAGING & FOOD CONTACT MATERIALS FORUM
Thur 16 Nov
Hear about the latest trends and innovations in packaging that will dominate and shape the sector in the coming years.
WET END CHEMICAL TROUBLESHOOTING & OPTIMISATION SEMINAR
Thur 16 Nov
Presenter: Doug McLean, Nalco.
The seminar will focus on problem solving tools and techniques; wet-end chemical problems brought by participants will be tackled together with help from Martin Hubbe’s “Trouble-shooting Guide for Papermaking Wet-End Chemistry”.
Fri 17 Nov
BioPRIA & Food Innovation Centre Monash University
Appita conference delegates will have the opportunity for an exclusive visit to BioPRIA and the Food Innovation Centre (FIC) at Monash Clayton. The tour of BioPRIA will showcase cutting-edge research being conducted in the areas of biomaterials and biosurfaces. The tour of FIC will showcase a proven methodology for innovation that increases the odds of success for consumer products.
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