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The Program
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Sunday, October 13
Early Registration  •••  5:00-6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception  •••  6:30-7:30 p.m.
Monday, October 14
The Art of Airlaid - 35 Years with Memorable Moments
• Henning Skov Jensen, Director, Global Business Development

Where Technology, Materials and Trends Intersect
• Pablo Leon Escobar, Americas Market Manager
-- Bostik, Inc.

     -- Coffee Break --

ARVELL: A Revolutionary Advance in Wipes Substrates
• Carmine Cimini, Technical Manager
-- Teknoweb NA LLC

Global Growth and Profitability in Polypropylene Spunmelt Nonwovens
• David J. Price, Partner
-- Price Hanna Consultants, LLC

     Lunch  -- 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Innovation in Perforated Topsheet and Elastic Film for Hygiene Applications
• Fabrizio Coladonato, Sales and Marketing Director
-- Texol S.r.l.

Demystifying Private Label
• Joe Howard, President and CMO
-- Advanced Absorbent Technologies, LLC

     -- Coffee Break --

New Developments with Ingeo PLA — The Next Generation of Sustainable Materials
• Robert Green, Business Director
• Eamonn Tighe, European Business Manager, Fibers and Nonwovens
-- NatureWorks LLC

World Fluff Pulp Markets in 2013
• Kurt Schaefer, Vice President, Fiber
-- RISI Inc.

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

Tuesday, October 15
Consumer Product Developers and Microbiologists: Sharing the Sand Box
• Thomas Fahlen, Associate Research Fellow, Advanced Technologies
-- Clorox Services Company

Plastics from Pyrolysis Update — Fast Pyrolysis at a Glacial Rate
• John Tharpe, President
-- Marion Engineering

     -- Coffee Break --

Alternative Cores for Ultrathin Hygiene Products
• Don Young, Director Commercial Development
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Spooling versus Festooning for ADLs & Entangled Fabrics — Pros, Cons and Opportunities
• Jesus Lopez, General Manager
-- Edelmann Technology GmbH & Co KG

     Lunch  -- 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Sweet Corn; A 100% Bio-Based Spunbond Nonwoven
• Steve Chester, Technical Service & Development Manager
-- Fitesa

How the Consumer Hygiene Giants Will Have 100% Renewable Diapers Within 20 Years
• Adrian Wilson, Editor
-- Sustainable Nonwovens

     -- Coffee Break --

Soy Chemistry for Nonwovens
• Robina Hogan, Commercial Manager, Nonwovens
-- Omni Tech International, Ltd

Elastic Solutions to Your Sticky Problems — What if Spiderman Fails to Stick?
• Wei Siong Tan, President and CEO
-- AccuSentry, Inc.


Wednesday, October 16
Multi-Layer ADL Nonwovens and Next Generation Materials for High Performance Personal Care Products with Absorbency Features
• Dany Michiels, Groups R&D Innovation Director
-- TWE/Libeltex

Performance Rayon Fibers for New Applications
• Reinhold Roethenbacher, Business Manager Hygiene and Nonwoven
-- Kelhiem Fibres GmbH

     -- Coffee Break --

The Missing SAP Story — Why Hasn’t the World Missed the Biggest Global Producer?
• Ian Davenport, President
-- Davenport International Associates, LLC

Wipes in Today's World — Cleaning, Flushing and Sustaining
• Kimberly Babusik, Vice President
-- Nice-Pak Products, Inc.

    Lunch  -- 12:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Novel Performance and Feature Enhancements in Personal Care Components and Packaging
• Greg Gard, VP Product Development
-- Berry Plastics Corporation

Foam Here to Infinity
• Rick Jezzi, Principal
-- A.D. Jezzi & Associates, Inc.

     -- Coffee Break --

Growth Strategies for the Global Hygiene Industry — Investments in Expansions and Business Combinations
• Pricie Hanna, Managing Partner
-- Price Hanna Consultants, LLC

Incontinence vs Education — Depends Who Cares
• Krystyna Boryk-Jozefowicz, Innovation Director

Tabletop Display Reception
• Networking • Drinks • Food • Fun •

Thursday, October 17

Elastics: Evolution, Intellectual Property and the Potential Future
• Donald Sheldon, Principal and Chief Technology Officer
-- Advanced Absorbent
Technology, LLC

Hydrophobic Greige Cotton Fabrics for Hygiene Applications
• Vince Edwards, Research Chemist

The Shape of Things to Come
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.


•  Daily Sessions (Monday-Wednesday) start at 9:00 a.m.
•  The Thursday Session starts at 8:15 a.m.
•  Lunches are on your own.
•  Delegate Badges are REQUIRED.
•  All persons taking advantage of the INSIGHT 2013 Conference MUST be Registered Delegates.


Last Modified: October 21, 2013


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