Hot Topics Breakfasts

November 2 - 4, 2020 | Virtual

We’ve Brought Back the Sizzle!

Join in-depth discussions on critical topics that have an immediate effect on your mill during PEERS 2020 Hot Topics Breakfasts.


Hot Topics Breakfast I & II

 Join a virtual discussion with experts!
Monday, November 2 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm ET
Tuesday, November 3  •  12:30pm - 1:30pm ET

It’s always breakfast time somewhere around the world. But whether you are enjoying breakfast, lunch or a simple coffee break, don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the Hot Topics Breakfasts. Each discussion, moderated by an industry expert, focuses on a specific topic that is “hot” in the industry right now. The new virtual format allows pulp and paper professionals from around the world a chance to share experiences, knowledge and ideas as well as ask questions about areas most relevant to them.  


Hot Topics Breakfast I - Monday, November 2 • 12:15pm - 1:15pm ET

Hot Topics 

Practical Strategies for Reducing Pulp & Paper Mill Energy Use

Richard Reese, CleanTech Partners

Bleach Plant Materials and How Selection has Changed With Process Improvements and Material Availability

Margaret Gorog, International Paper

The Environmental Impact of a Changing Climate For The Pulp and Paper Industry

Heather Jennings, Probiotic Solutions

Brown Stock Washing

Dan Nicholson, Solenis, LLC

Modeling Oxygen Delignification

Tom Mullen, Process Innovations



Hot Topics Breakfast II - Tuesday, November 3 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm ET

Hot Topics 

Data Management Tools Best Practices

Qiang Han, International Paper

Hard Scale Formation in Causticizing Plants

Honghi Tran, University of Toronto

Bleach Plant

Tom Mullen, Process Innovations

Personnel and Process Safety in Pine Chemicals Recovery

Mathias Lindström, International Paper