Programme

Agile Manufacturing and logistics for the Forest Value Chain
3 et 4 février 2011
École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montréal
 Jour 1 - 3 fĂ©vrier 2011

 9:15 - 9:30

Introduction of Workshop on Agility and Lean Manufacturing
Jean-Marc Frayret, École Polytechnique de Montréal

 9:30 - 10:15Operational Agility: A Review of the Main Concepts
Eldon Gunn, Dalhousie University

 10:15 - 10:45

Operability Considerations in Supply Chain Design for Forest Industry Transformations
Christopher Swartz, McMaster University
 10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
 11:00 - 11:20Agility Issues inthe Western Forest Products Industry
Darrell Wong, FPInnovations
 11:20 - 11:40Production Control of a Sawmill
Bruce Lehmann, FPInnovations
 11:40 - 12:00Agility Issues in the Eastern Forest Products Industry
Francis Fournier, FPInnovations
 12:00 - 13:30Lunch
 13:30 - 13:40Introduction to the Roundtable Discussion
 13:40 - 15:15

Part 1: Identification of the Research Challenges on Agility in the Forest Products Industry:

  • Agility Concepts for the Coordination of Sawing, Drying and Planning Activities
  • Agility and Coordination Issues in the Primary and Secondary Transformation
 15:15 - 15:30Coffee Break
 15:30 - 16:30Part 2: Definition of a Research Agenda
 16:30End of the day
 Jour 2 - 4 fĂ©vrier 2011

 9:30 - 9:45

Introduction to the Second Day of the Workshop on Simulation
Jean-Marc Frayret, École Polytechnique de Montréal
 9:45 - 10:15Simulation of Sawing Operations with Optitek
Francis Fournier, FPInnovations
 10:15 - 10:45Simulation of Flows in a Softwood Sawmill with Simul8
Joel Mortyn, FPInnovations
 10:45 - 11:00Coffee Break
 11:00 - 11:30Tactical Planning Tool for the Forest Products Industry (LogiLab)
Mathieu Bouchard, Université Laval
 11:30 - 12:00Agent-Based Simulation of Planning Activities with the FORAC Experimental Platform
Jonathan Gaudreault, Université Laval
 12:00 - 13:15Lunch
 13:15 - 13:30Introduction to the Roundtable Discussion
 13:30 - 15:00Part 1: Identification of the needs for Simulation: Do we Really Need a New Platform?
 15:00 - 15:30Coffee Break
 15:30 - 16:30Part 2: Toward the Definition of a Development Agenda
 16:30End of the Workshop