Taking place on 16 September 2021, OptiSaw is a one-day education forum focused on the future of sawmilling.

Photo by Canadian Forest Industries (CFI)

Photo by Canadian Forest Industries (CFI)

For the second year in a row, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OptiSaw will be virtual! In just one day of online sessions from industry-leading technology manufacturers and researchers, you will come away with solutions to boost your mill profits now.

Canadian Forest Industries and Opérations forestières have partnered with industry experts to present this time-effective and affordable learning opportunity for those driving the future of sawmilling operations. It’s your annual brief on what’s coming down the pipeline – from robotics to AI to big data and IoT – that can increase sawmill profitability today.

Expect presentations on the following topics:

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

Visit OptiSaw for more information and updates on the virtual summit.