FPInnovations Site Tour

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Date(s) - April 27, 2017
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


FPInnovations, formerly the Canadian Institute of Pulp and Paper, is a world leader in the development of green technologies linked to the exploitation of forest resources.It is a non-profit private organization employing more than 500 people on several sites, located in Thunder Bay, Québec and Montréal. You are cordially invited to discover the activities developed in their Pointe Claire facilities. The visit is anticipated to last roughly 2h, followed by a short socializing event at the restaurant Les 3 Brasseurs located at 732 Saint-Catherine St. W.

For this occasion, the CIC is providing a free shuttle which will depart at 1pm from the corner of de Maisonneuve and McGill College (McGill metro station). If you prefer getting there by your own means, please meet us directly on site at 570 St Johns Blvd, Pointe-Claire at 1:45pm.

The number of participants is limited to 30 people on a first register basis. Please register by following the link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14OFpFosNjv0WKgJA4nzmuZqSLV1U2Edcppksk63ch3k/edit?c=0&w=1

Provisional Program of the FPInnovations Visit

1pm Shuttle Departure

1:45pm Arrival on site

2pm Introduction to FPInnovations


2:30 pm Drones use in the forest industry – Udaya

2:40 pm The virtual forest – M. Castonguay

2:50pm Papermachine – D. Ricard 3pm Cellulose filaments – M.A. Brunet

3:10pm Sugars – C. Mao

3:20 pm Lignin – M. Paleologou 3:30 pm Cellulose nanocrystals – S. Beck

3:40 pm Wrap-up

4pm End of the visit

5pm Social event at Les 3 Brasseurs

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