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Call for presenters at OptiSaw 2023

November 17, 2022  By  Jennifer Ellson

Calling on manufacturers and researchers in the sawmill industry offering an innovative optimization or automation solution to modernize sawmill operations and increase their profits.

Are you willing to educate an exclusive group of mill management from across Canada?

Submit a proposal to present at OptiSaw no later than January 20, 2023.

What is OptiSaw?

OptiSaw is a one-day education forum focused on the future of sawmilling. Speakers share the latest on cutting-edge technology advancements, and outline challenges and opportunities to help mills save money now.


Taking place in Quebec City on March 17, OptiSaw is a time-effective and affordable learning and networking opportunity for those driving the future of sawmilling operations. Registration is strictly limited to sawmill management and owners, process engineers, continual improvement managers, optimization staff, researchers and design consultants.

What are we looking for?

Presentations are encouraged in the following categories:
• Artificial intelligence advancements
• Robotic systems
• Mass timber technology
• Kiln drying
• Big data and IoT
• Modular technology
• Safety sensors
• Continuous improvement for existing equipment

Presentations that offer an in-depth case study with participation from the sawmill staff involved will be well-received.

Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Note: only presentations that have educational value for the audience will be considered. This is not a sales pitch.

Submit your proposal

Send your brief presentation proposal to Canadian Forest Industries editor Jennifer Ellson (jellson@annexbusinessmedia.com).

Proposals should be 100-200 words and include all of the following:
• An explanation of the presentation topic
• How the topic will educate and be of value to OptiSaw’s audience
• Who will be presenting
• Whether the presentation will be (ideally) 30 or 45 minutes
• A suggested presentation title


For more information on the events, including location details, visit www.optisaw.com.

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