2015 PEERS Conference Features Great Program Highlights
Monday, October 05, 2015
Press release from the issuing company
Atlanta, Ga. - Tracks for the 2015 PEERS (Pulping, Engineering, Environmental, Recycling, Sustainability) Conference are planned and will be led by working professionals. Every session has been designed to address real challenges attendees face on the job.
The Pulping Track at this year's conference consists of four tracks, including Pulping & Bleaching, Nonwood, Recycling, and Biorefinery.
These PEERS sessions are “Bridge Sessions” leading into the International Bioenergy and Bioproducts Conference, and open to both IBBC and PEERS participants.
The energy, power and recovery track will enable attendees to gain new insights on how to better improve the efficiency and reliability of your powerhouse, recausticizing, lime kiln, and power & recovery boiler operations. Presentations will cover various preventive methods for your powerhouse, common issues related to liquor cycle, and opportunities for energy savings and cost reduction for your recaustisizing, lime kiln and recovery boiler operations.
The corrosion and materials engineering track will focus on manageable solutions to common corrosion and equipment integrity challenges found in the pulp and paper industry. Attendees will hear from consultants, material suppliers and researchers, and mill engineers who are passionate about sharing their industry knowledge and expertise.
The engineering, safety and reliability track will enable attendees to increase their knowledge of capital project analysis topics, including feasibility studies and evaluating effectiveness gaps. Planning, design & execution of instrumentation replacement projects will also be discussed. In addition, surveys for guaging the general interest of an internet based ‘Mill Engineers Forum’ where personnel from mills can ask questions of experts about maintenance issues.
This track brings together critical information for applying new research and application knowledge within mills as well as updates to current regulations that affect operations. Topics include:
This set of sessions brings together critical information for applying new research and application knowledge within the mill. Topics covered will include old corrugated container (OCC) repulpers, improving OCC fiber strength with refining and enzymes, stickies test methods, measurement and control, and global issues in paper recycling.
Breakout topics for this track will include:
Throughout the PEERS Conference program, leading-edge technical knowledge will be presented alongside opportunities for face-to-face access with industry experts, peers and colleagues. Conference attendees are active participants and contributors to Q&A sessions, “Ask the Experts” discussions, Roundtable forums, “What’s New” exhibits, topic-specific panels, and informal networking opportunities.
For more information please contact Lisa Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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