2021 Winter Conference A Webinar Series in February
“Continuous Improvement in a Difficult Environment”

This conference is designed to help you improve a variety of important processes throughout your operation. This will be a virtual conference consisting of a four week series of two presentations, available each Thursday, throughout the month of February. The presentations will be available via live Zoom video conferencing, each lasting approximately 45 minutes with additional time available for your questions. You can register for just a single day or the complete series.
As is our tradition, there is "no charge" for the conference, but you do need to preregister to receive the link for the days you select.

Register Now: Empire State Winter Virtual Conference Series Registration

Supplier sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Conference Chair, Susan Sargeant ([email protected]) for details.


Day 1 - Thursday, February 4, 2021 | 9:00am – 11:00am
9:00 AM - Paper Machine Water Efficiency, John Neun, CleanTech Partners, Inc.

10:00 AM - DEC Region 5 -Pesticide Laws and Regulations Update, Joseph Zalewski & Doug Nelson, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation


Day 2 - Thursday, February 11 2021 | 11:00am – 1:00pm
11:00 AM - Lean Six Sigma focused on Wireless Sensor Technology, David Howard, Erbessd Instruments

12:00PM - Enzymatic Fiber Modification, Kevin MacDonald, Buckman


Day 3 - Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 2:00pm – 4:00pm
2:00PM - Microbial Impacts on Wet End Chemistry, Kevin MacDonald, Buckman

3:00PM - Six Sigma - Roll Variability Reduction and improved Efficiency, Doug Thompson, Precision Roll Grinders


Day 4 - Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 9:00am – 11:00am
9:00AM - Magnesium Hydroxide for Alkalinity in Wastewater Treatment Systems, Bruce Graveley, Aries Chemical

10:00AM - Total Pulp and Paper Mill Energy Conservation, Dick Reese, CleanTech Partners, Inc.

Register Now: Empire State Winter Virtual Conference Series Registration

2020-2021 Officer & Executive Committee

If you would like to join the Executive Committee and help shape our future while developing your leadership skills, please contact one of the members listed above or email; [email protected]