10th Annual David Kearney Memorial Golf Tournament 12:30 p.m.
Early Registration 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception 6:30-8:00 p.m.
The Keynote Address: The Color of Money
James Robinson, President & CEO
-- Tufco Technologies, Inc.
Global Perspectives on Retail Tissue and Hygiene Disposables Markets
Howard Telford, Research Associate
-- Euromonitor International
New Generation Jumbo Spooling and Splicing Technologies
Pierre Croutelle, Sales Manager
Money Can Be Green Too! Leverage Additional Financial Benefit from Sustainable Materials and Technology
-- FReMCo Group
Decorate, Gain Attention, Gain Share! Opportunities and Processes for Product Decoration
Ondrej Kruk, Market Development Manager
-- Videojet Technologies Inc.
Bioenergy -- Potential, Progress and the Future
Anne Rahikainen, Director, Bioenergy Services
Nonwovens Vision 2020
Abby Bailey, Marketing and Communications Director
SAP Supply What a Difference A Year Makes... or Does It?
Ian Davenport, President
-- Davenport International Associates, LLC
MTS Cocktail Party Reception
Light Weight Fabrics via the Rando Airlaid Process
Mike Flaherty, President
Greg Moran, Director Marketing & Sales
-- Rando Machine Corporation
Fiber Developments for an Ecological Future
Thomas Hesse, Director Sales North America
Jφrg Dahringer, Director Trevira Competence Centre Fibres
-- Trevira GmbH
New Developments in Airlaid Process Technology: 3D-JET Airforming Systems
Jens Erik Thordahl, Airlaid Technology Consultant
-- Airlaid Nonwovens System
A Continuum of Softness via Polymer Desgn
Jackie deGroot, Senior Technology Manager
-- The Dow Chemical Company
Nanometer Fibers by Gigameter Production Methods
Arnold Wilkie, President
-- HILLS, Inc.
Elastic Nonwovens Using Styrenic Block Copolymers: The Next Generation of Spunbond and Meltblown
John Flood, Senior Staff Research Scientist
-- Kraton Polymers
Nanoval - Does It Split?
Martin Stobik, Technical Director
-- Nanoval GmbH & Co., KG
New Polyolefin Technologies Overcoming Processing and Performance Challenges for Hygiene Adhesives
Christophe Morel-Fourrier, Global Technical Marketing Manager
Benjamin Funk, Applied Technology Chemist
-- Bostik Inc.
Wednesday, October 26
L-MODU for Nonwovens and Hot Melt Adhesives - A New Type of Polypropylene
Koichi Nishimura, Project Manager
-- Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
Rapid Design Changeover via Real Time Dashboard Controls
Wei Siong Tan, President & CEO
-- AccuSentry, Inc.
Hypod Polyolefin Dispersions - A New Class of Binders for Nonwovens
Paul Nedwick, Senior Technical Manager
-- The Dow Chemical Company
The Turkish Hygiene Market Disposable Hygiene Products, Markets and Materials
Berna Yalcin, R&D Manager
-- Hayat Kimya San. A.S.
Airflow System Design, Air-Balancing and System Optimization for Hygienic Converting and Nonwoven Fabrics
Christoph Ritter, Sales Manager Europe and Middle East
-- Osprey Corporation
Innovative Applications and Developments for Superabsorbent Fiber
Dave Hill, Business Development Manager
-- Technical Absorbents, part of Bluestar Fibres Co., Ltd.
Fluff Pulp Supply/Demand Balance and Prospects
David Fortin, Economist Pulp
Hygiene Market Penetration Growth in Key Emerging Markets is Now Driving Global Outlook
Pricie Hanna, Vice President
-- Price Hanna Consultants, LLC
Tabletop Display Reception
The Next Great Step for Renewables
Eamonn Tighe, Business Development
Robert Green, Director of Fibers
-- NatureWorks LLC
New Airlaid Developments from Oerlikon Neumag
Ingo Mδhlmann, Expert, Airlaid Development
-- Oerlikon Neumag
New Bio-Based Polymers for Superabsorbents and Emulsion Binders
John R. Shaw, CEO
-- Itaconix LLC
Changing Patterns in Product Needs and Marketing Needs for Adult and Feminine Disposables
Beth Hanson, Manager
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.
This Program is subject to change
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