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OptiSaw Virtual Summit 2021 welcomes presentation proposals

July 12, 2021  By CFI Staff

Calling all manufacturers and researchers in the sawmill industry: CFI is looking for presentation proposals for our annual OptiSaw Mill Optimization and Automation Forum. If you’re offering an innovative optimization or automation solution to modernize and improve sawmill operations, and are looking to present in front of mill management, operators and decision-makers, we want to hear from you!

OptiSaw 2021 will take place virtually, in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, on Sept. 16 from 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST. OptiSaw is a one-day education forum focused on the future of sawmilling. It is a time-effective and FREE learning opportunity for those driving the future of sawmilling operations.

Presentations will be accepted in the following categories:

  • Artificial intelligence advancements
  • Robotic systems
  • Mass timber technology
  • Kiln drying
  • Big data and IoT
  • Modular technology
  • Safety sensors
  • Scanning optimization
  • Continuous improvement for existing equipment
  • Preventative maintenance strategies

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


Send your proposal to Canadian Forest Industries editor Ellen Cools at ecools@annexbusinessmedia.com by August 9.

For more information or to register, visit www.woodbusiness.ca/virtual-events-optisaw-2021-virtual-summit.

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