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Final Program


Early Registration
Sunday Evening:
5:00-6:30 p.m.

6th Annual David Kearney Memorial Golf Tournament
Sunday Afternoon - Shotgun Start at 12:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception: Sponsored by Bowater Incorporated
Sunday Evening -
6:30-8:00 p.m.



Products of Convenience: An Evolution of Consumption in Latin America for Infant, Adult, and Feminine Care
Jim Robinson, Business Development Director
Mondi Packaging Akrosil, LLC

Natural Plastics: Renewable Plastics for a Sustainable Future
Holly Wilson-Jene, Director of Product Marketing

Frontiers and Progress in Direct Process Nonwovens – One Man’s View
Anders Moller, President
Anders Moller & Associates

LUNCH • 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Celaire -- A Novel Way to Make Nonwovens from Filament Tow
René Neron, Manufacturing Excellence Black Belt
Celanese Acetate, LLC

Bio-refinery Products – Opportunities when Oil is $60.00 per barrel, or $70, or & $80...
Bob Makolin, Principal
Abba Makolin Waldron & Associates, LLC

Elastic Spunmelt Nonwovens for Medical Applications
Greg Ward, President
Phoenix Group USA, Inc.

Airlaid, Synthetic and Filament Based Diaper Cores – Pros, Cons, Economics and Possibilities
Don Young, Director Commercial Development
Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

MTS COCKTAIL PARTY • 5:30-7:00 p.m. 


Developing Tomorrow’s Ecological Nonwovens and Wetwipes
Henri Laitervo, Director of New Business and Marketing
Suominen Nonwovens Ltd.

Olefin Block Copolymers for Health & Hygiene Applications
Andy Chang, Senior Research Specialist
Dow Chemical Company

NASA Technology for Nonwoven Products: Outlast Phase Changing Materials in Rayon Webs
Stefan Sulzmaier, Business Manager
Kelheim Fibres GmbH 

LUNCH • 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Ya Gotta Wanna – Process Control and Rewards
Andrew Urban III, President
Urban Consulting Inc.

Laser Cutting Technology at Last in the World of Nonwovens
Alessandro D’Andrea, Marketing Manager
Fameccanica.Data S.p.A.

World and Regional Spunbonded Nonwoven Capacities and Manufacturing Economics
David J. Price, Senior Consultant
John R. Starr, Inc.


Innovations in Airlaid Nonwoven Products – A Market Perspective
Paul Whitaker, Executive Vice President and COO
Carolina Nonwovens Corporation

Silicone Based Materials for Surface Modification of Polymeric Fibers and Nonwovens
Mabrouk Ouederni, Technical Applications Manager
Wacker Chemical Corporation

Advanced Fiber Extrusion Technology for Producing High Value Nonwovens
Arnold Wilkie, President
Hills Inc.

Spinlace™: PGI’s Technology Platform for Sustainable Growth & Innovation
Bob Dale, VP Sales/Marketing
Polymer Group, Inc.

LUNCH • 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Growth, Trends, Opportunities in the Global Wipes Market
Virginia Lee, Senior Research Analyst
Euromonitor International

Superabsorbents by Nature: An Effective and Sustainable Approach
Nicolas Nourry, R & D Manager
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Where’s the Growth in Hygiene Products and Materials?
Pricie Hanna, Vice President
John R. Starr Inc.



10 Commandments for Well Managed Diaper Sites – 7 Capital Sins to Avoid
Carlos Richer, Director
Richer Investments

Where Have All the Inventions Gone?
Rick Jezzi, Principal 
A.D. Jezzi & Associates, Inc.

Zapping Viruses and Bacteria with Light Activated Self-Sterilizing Nonwoven Fabrics
Stephen Michielsen, Research Scientist
North Carolina State University

Rife Solved? The Nanoscope and What It Can Do
Eric Rowley, Advanced Development Engineering Manager
Conversion Technologies International
Stanley Truman, Researcher

LUNCH • 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Techniques for Evaluation of Pulp Defibration Performance
Mark Bolyen, Manager
Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

16 Ways to Sunday – Performance of Advanced Diaper Designs
Jim Hanson, Director 
Marketing Technology Service, Inc.



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