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Final Program
(October 5, 2009)
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Sunday, October 11

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

8th Annual David Kearney Memorial Golf Tournament
Sunday Afternoon - Starts at 12:30 p.m. 

Welcome Reception
Sunday Evening -
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Monday, October 12

Keynote Address: From Europa with Love: A Continental View on the Global Issue
• Kris Malowaniec, Senior Vice President, Development & Corporate Communication
-- Paul Hartmann AG

Spunlaid Webs From a Greener Spunbond Process
• Hans Georg Geus, Technical Director
• Detlef Frey, R&D Manager
-- Reifenhäuser REICOFIL GmbH & Co. KG 

Hybrid Nonwoven Technology for Absorbent Products
• Rick Jezzi, Principal
-- A.D. Jezzi & Associates, Inc.

China Nonwovens Market 2009: Trends & Opportunities
• Warren Collier, Senior Consultant
-- John R. Starr, Inc.


Intellectual Property: The Key to Effective Product Development
• Bob Makolin, Principal
-- Abba Makolin Waldron & Associates, LLC

The Next Generation of Spin Finishes and Process Auxiliaries for Fibers and Nonwovens
• Stefan Sulzmaier, Director of Fibre Auxiliaries Division
-- Zschimmer & Schwarz GmbH & Co. KG

The Impact of the Global Recession on Hygiene Market Growth & Profitability
• Pricie Hanna, Vice President
-- John R. Starr, Inc.

MTS Cocktail Party
(Meet the people you’re at INSIGHT to talk to)

Tuesday, October 13

Baby Diapers - What Not To Do
• Yoav Nir, President
-- Yoav Nir Consulting

What's New in Nano - An Overview of the Current Trends in Nanofibers
• Laura Frazier, Technical Director
-- SNS Nano Fiber Technology

Utilization of Fine Denier Spunbond to Reduce Meltblown Content in SMS Composites
• Matthias Schemken, Vice President R&D
-- Oerlikon Neumag

High Strength PLA Meltblown, Its Properties and Uses
• Vince Friemark, Plant Manager
-- Biax Fiberfilm Corporation 


New Product Developments like SteamJet Technology
• Alexander El Helw, Sales
-- Fleissner GmbH

In-Line vs. Off-Line Slitting and Winding: Pros & Cons
• Jesús López Marin, General Manager
-- Edelmann Technology GmbH & Co. KG

Who is Who in Baby Diapers? An Emphasis on Emerging Markets
• Carlos E. Richer, Director
-- Richer Investments

Wednesday, October 14

Adult Incontinence Market in Europe: A Bittersweet Opportunity
• Gabriele Bertocchi, Consultant
• Massimiliano Bertocchi, Chairman
-- Arendi Service s.a.s.   

Better Than Carbon Footprint, Cradle to Grave    Eco-Efficiency
• Jim Robinson, Technical Manager
-- BASF 

European Downturn: At the Bottom, the Only Way is Up!  A Nonwoven Perspective
• Jean-Michel Anspach, Technical Director

Absorbent Cores: Paper or Plastic?
• Phillip Mango, President
-- Phillip Mango Consulting


3-Dimensionally Designed Absorbent Products - Achieving Better Fit with Less Material
• Christoph Schmitz, Founder and General Manager
-- Concepts for Success

Fluff and Absorbent Paper Pulps - Supply, Demand and Dynamics
• Kurt Schaefer, Vice President, Fiber

Incredible! India - Developments in Hygiene
• Krystyna Boryk-Józefowicz, Foreign Trade Department

Tabletop Display Reception 
- Networking, Drinks, Food & Fun -

Thursday, October 15

Spunlace Innovations for the Nonwoven Wipers Market
• Frederic Noelle, R&D Director
-- Rieter Perfojet SAS

Global Trends and Opportunities in the Baby Diapers Market
• Phil Park, Research Analyst
-- Euromonitor International 

Reinventing the Obvious
• Dr. Edmund H. Carus, Principal 
-- Carus Consulting Services

The Wheel of Time -  The Diaper Testing Debacle Revisited
• James P. Hanson, Director
• Mark Bolyen, Manager Nonwovens
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.



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