PIMA Management

April 26 - 29, 2020 | Atlanta, GA, USA

PIMA Management (M)


PIMA Management Track at a Glance

The PIMA Management track is organized by TAPPI's PIMA Management Division. It includes content for executives looking for input on how to better run organizations as well as Young Professionals and Women in Industry looking for more guidance in their jobs.


•  Keynote
•  Executive Panel
•  Young Professionals Panel
•  Women in Industry Panel
•  IT Panel
•  Superintendent's Roundtable
•  Safety
•  State of the Industry
•  Mill Manager's Roundtable
•  Workforce Development


Monday, April 27

8:45AM – 9:45AM
M1: Keynote
    - Session Chairs: Michael Subilia, Domtar; Jan Bottiglieri, Mark Rushton, and Graeme Rodden, Paper360
10:00AM – 11:00AM
M2: Paper360 / PIMA Executive Panel
    Session Chairs: Michael Subilia, Domtar; Jan Bottiglieri, Mark Rushton, and Graeme Rodden, Paper360
        Micheal Doss, Graphic Packaging International  
1:30PM – 3:00PM
M3: Young Professionals Panel: Water Conservation - Managing the Future's Gold

Water Conservation is vital for the future of our industry.  This session, organized by the Young Professionals Division, will provide a panel of industry experts from mills and suppliers to engage in topics around Water Conservation in an open forum to raise awareness and answer questions.

    Session Chair: Nika Wanserski, Neenah Inc & Steve Tremont, Solenis
        Cole Aukee, Neenah, Inc  
        Renee Johnson, Nalco Water  
3:30PM – 5:00PM
M4: Women in Industry Panel: Future of Leadership
    Session Chair: Paula Hajakian, USG  
        Mike Farrell, Graphic Packaging  
        Michael Subilia, Domtar  
        Rebecca Boyd, Jedson Engineering Inc.  
        Chad Harlan, Buckman International  

Tuesday, April 28

8:00AM – 10:00AM
M5A-PC3: Visions for Mill Automation Success
    Session Chair: David Worzalla, International Paper & David Pawelke, MAJIQ
      M5A-PC3.1 Data Governance as the Backbone of Information Value Mariana Sandin, OSIsoft
      M5A-PC3.2 Future of MES - Towards Autonomous Mills Timo Arra, TietoEVRY
      M5A-PC3.3 How to Keep Advanced Process Controls (APCs) operational longer than 24-months David Zerr, Georgia-Pacific & Michael von Grumbkow, BTG
      M5A-PC3.4 How to Make Sure Your Process Improvement Project Lives On After You've Moved On Robert White, Pulmac Systems International
8:00AM – 10:00AM
M5B: Reliability - The Last Major Available Production Booster that Doesn't Require Capital Investment (RM Breakout)
    Session Chair: Christer Idhammer, IDCON  
1:30PM – 3:00PM
M6: Superintendent's Roundtable
    Session Chair: Keith Kemp, AstenJohnson  
3:30PM – 5:00PM
M7: Safety
    Session Chair: Kurt Mehlberg, Domtar  
Wednesday, April 29
7:00AM – 8:00AM PIMA Executive Council (Breakfast provided)  
8:00AM – 10:00AM
M8: State of the Industry
    Session Chair: Nancy Hasson, Fisher International  
10:30AM – 12:00PM
M9: Mill Managers' Roundtable
    Session Chair: Brian Duffy, Nalco Water  
        Marty Barfield, Mill Manager, Domtar  
        Everick Spence, General Manager, Domtar  
1:30PM – 3:00PM
M10: Workforce Development
    Session Chair: Steve Farmer & James Stockard, Fisher Arnold  


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Program subject to change.