Hosted via Zoom
Thursday, Sept.17, 2020

9:30AM - 12:00PM

 

Technical Program: Papermaking and Student Experiences

 

Fall 2020 Technical Program Direct Registration Link

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9:30AM-10:15AM "POM COMPACT APPROACT FLOW SYSTEM"
SVEN Girschner - Regional Manager –Americas Process and Equipment Solutions Specialist at AFT ., Clarkston, MI.
POM Compact approach flow system – What it is and highlighting some of the financial benefits of installing this in existing systems and new systems for the Papermaking Industry

10:15AM-10:30AM "“STUDENT EXPERIENCES”
Current Pulp And Paper Specialization Students – Auburn University – Auburn AL.
From Freshmen new to the Program to Graduating Seniors – Several students will highlight the benefit of being involved in the papermaking industry

10:30AM-11:00AM "UNDERSTANDING WET TEAR AT VARYING MOISTURE CONTENT IN HANDSHEETS”
Adele Panek – Sr. R&D Researcher at WestRock Co., Richmond, VA
Designing a laboratory wet tear method in once dried handsheets. This method can be used to estimate tear strength over a wide range of moisture contents and to optimize Fiber treatments and chemical additions for specific conditions.

11:00AM-11:15AM “STUDENT EXPERIENCES”
Current Pulp And Paper Specialization Students – Auburn University – Auburn AL.
From Freshmen new to the Program to Graduating Seniors – Several students will highlight the benefit of being involved in the papermaking industry

11:15AM-12:00PM “INTRODUCTION TO INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY AND HOW IT APPLIES TO REMOTE TROUBLESHOOTING.”
Chris Edmonds – Sr. Performance Excellence Manager at WestRock Co., Panama City, FL
Analysis using Thermo FTIR for use in Pulp and Paper Industry. Work developed with the assistance of Thermo Scientific.

(Schedule subject to change)

Fall 2020 Technical Program Direct Registration Link