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The Program

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Sunday, October 19

Early Registration: 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception: 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Monday, October 20

Innovation & Advancement for Hygiene Articles
• James C. Robinson, Technical Manager
-- BASF Corporation

The Evolution of the Adult Diaper — How the Product Changed — How the Machine Changed
• Dario Di Lullo, Area Sales Manager
-- Cellulose Converting Solutions S.p.A.

Coffee Break

Butterfly — A New Kind of Feminine Hygiene Disposable
• Kelly Lewis Brezoczky, CEO
-- Butterfly Health, Inc.

Peering Through the Fog on SAP
• Ian Davenport, President
-- Davenport International Associates LLC

LUNCH 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Reducing Fluff in Cores: Approaches, Testing & Performance Consideration
• Diane Toonen, Global Director of Strategic Marketing
-- Bostik, Inc.

New Fluff-Free Core Manufacturing Technology
• Dave Weiler, Account Manager
-- Herrmann Ultrasonics, Inc.

Coffee Break

"Breaking Up is Hard To Do"... Novel Technology for a Dispersible Future
• Richard P. Knowlson, VP Product Development
-- Jacob Holm Industries

Wal-Mart’s ASSURANCE — The Untold Story
• Frank Glaug, Technical Director Pants
-- SCA Global Hygiene AB

MTS Cocktail Party Reception

Tuesday, October 21

The Future Prospects for Hygiene Markets
• Dave Rousse, President

Weaving Through Recent Patent Litigation Cases in the Nonwoven Industry: Issues and Strategies — Part 1
• Troy Grabow, Partner & Attorney at Law
-- Finnegan and Henderson

Coffee Break

Weaving Through Recent Patent Litigation Cases in the Nonwoven Industry: Issues and Strategies — Part 2
• Rick Jezzi, Principal
-- A.D. Jezzi & Associates, Inc.

Hot-Melt Adhesives Using New Metallocene Propylene Performance Polymers
• Jennifer J. Austin, Senior Staff Chemist, Adhesives
-- ExxonMobil Chemical Company

LUNCH 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Elastic Films and Laminates for Diaper Closure Systems — MD Elastic Films for Adult and Baby Pants
• Fabrizio D'Amico, Commercial Director

Comfort Meets Functionality: Skin-Friendly Solutions for Adult Incontinence
• Martin Häubl, Project Manager Innovation & Business Development Nonwovens
-- Lenzing

Coffee Break

Ultra-Thin Absorbent Solutions Enabling Design of Garment-Like Disposables
• Henning Roettger, Director, Product Development

-- Glatfelter Falkenhagen GmbH

Bridging the Gap Between NW and Film Acquisition Layers in High-Performance Absorbent Systems
• Matt O'Sickey, Director R&D Consumer Care
-- Tredegar Film Products

Wednesday, October 22

The Vortex Effect: Liquid Holding Properties for Fluffless and Thinner Diapers
• Barbara Bulleri, Sales & Marketing Director
-- Texsus S.p.A.

Backsheet Evolutions: Graphic Options, New Trends and Soft Variants
• Alessandro Cella, Marketing Director Europe
-- Teksis Europe - Hassan Group

Coffee Break

Small On-Site Airlaid Machines — Opportunities for Converters
• Jens Erik Thordahl, Senior Airlaid Specialist
-- CAMPEN Machinery A/S

Fiber Shape and Design for Purpose
• Sebastian Basel, Business Manager Speciality Papers
-- Kelheim Fibres GmbH

LUNCH 12:00-2:00 p.m.

Driving Sustainability Without Green Washing
• Rick Chapas, Principle
-- Chapas, Chinai, and Associates

Challenges and Solutions for Flushable Wipes Development
• Maureen B. Nunn, Senior Technical Service Scientist
-- Dow Chemical Company

Coffee Break

New Nonwovens for Building Material Applications
• J. David Tucker, Research Technical Leader
-- Kimberly-Clark Corporation

A Moment Ago
• Elizabeth Hanson, Manager
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

Tabletop Display Reception
Networking Drinks Food Fun

Thursday, October 23

Trends in Pants and Liners — Incontinence Product Growth Segments
• Pricie Hanna, Managing Partner
-- Price Hanna Consultants, LLC

Disruptive Raw Materials and Technologies for New Nonwoven Products and Markets
• Adrian Wilson, Editor
-- Sustainable Nonwovens

The Limits of Thin
• James P. Hanson, Director
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

- This Program is Subject to Change -

  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 2014 Conference MUST be Registered Delegates.


Last Modified: October 2, 2014


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