Paper and Board
Abstracts due by October 11, 2019
“Envision Modern Papermaking – Merging Data with Practical and Theoretical Papermaking”
This track will help modern papermakers be successful in today’s world as we bring modern control and data analysis into traditional papermaking processes and equipment.
Industry professionals and academics are invited to be part of the Paper and Board track and are asked to submit an abstract by October 11, 2019.
Suggested topics include:
• Managing papermaking processes
What data should we use and look at? What should we look for in the field? What should we monitor?
How should we monitor different papermaking systems?
Potential areas include: Stock preparation, stock approach, chemistry systems, headboxes, forming,
pressing, vacuum, showering, clothing management, drying, air systems, winders, break management,
and energy systems
• Advancements in papermaking theory and understanding
• Data historians
What is the best way to utilize their capability?
• Data analysis
How can we utilize data for stabilizing, troubleshooting, and optimizing quality and machine
• Advanced Process Control
How can advanced process control optimize the papermaking process?
• Modern maintenance and reliability
What tools and processes should we use to keep our equipment running well?
• Papermaking Success Stories – Case studies of improving papermaking processes
Abstracts are due by October 11, 2019 and should be uploaded to TAPPI's Speaker Management System.