Conference Schedule

Monday, October 24

Golf Outing

11:30 am - 4:00 pm

Golf at Grand Cypress Golf Club – New Course!
$155 Member & Non-Members
Space is limited to the first 20 registrants.

Golf/Cart/Range Balls and transportation to and from the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel to Grand Cypress Golf Course.
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Diaper Workshop

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Additional fee required

Get the inside story on industry developments
during this eye-opening workshop

Carlos Richer, CEO/Director, Richer Investment S.A. De C.V.
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New Attendees Reception

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for the Hygienix 2016 Welcome Reception at the brand new Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen!

Welcome Reception It's your chance to meet, greet, and see the latest addition to the spectacular Universal Orlando Resort! Located just outside the entrance to the Islands of Adventure in the resort's CityWalk area, the Emporium includes a candy smith, a dessert foundry and an incredible new restaurant – and plenty of "eye candy" too! Along with industry professionals from around the world, you'll meet "Professor Doctor Penelope Tibeaux-Tinker Toothsome" and Jacques the robot in this highly entertaining venue.

 

Tuesday, October 25

NetworkingBreakfast Connections

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Welcome

9:00 am - 9:05 am

Moderator: Dave Rousse, President, INDA, Association Of The Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

Revealing Eye-Openers on Consumer Needs

9:05 am - 11:05 am

Moderator: Thomas Kaiser, Sr. Research Engineer, Domtar Personal Care

Consumer Research Insights & Adventures
Bruce Lavash, Research Fellow, Vic Mills Society, The Procter & Gamble Co.
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Adult Incontinence Unleashed
Tom Wilson, Managing Partner, CenterBrain Partners, Inc.
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Feminine Hygiene in the Age of Millennials
Janet O'Regan, Director, Nonwovens Marketing, Cotton Incorporated
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NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

11:05 am - 11:30 am

Market Statistics & Trends I

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Moderator: Rob Johnson, PE, Principal, Smith, Johnson & Associates

Global Disposable Hygiene in 2016 and beyond: Building Successful Growth Strategies in the Increasingly Complex Marketplace
Svetlana Uduslivaia, Head Of Tissue & Hygiene Industry, Euromonitor International
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Important New Developments in Hygiene Absorbent Products and Raw Materials
Pricie Hanna, Managing Partner, Price Hanna Consultants LLC
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LunchLunch (on your own)

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Market Statistics & Trends II

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Moderator: John Howell, Director, Business Development Nonwovens NA, Henkel Corporation

Hygiene Market South America in a Nutshell
Marcio Matandos, Industrial Manager, CMPC do Brasil
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AHP Opportunities in the Middle East & North Africa
Michel Verstraeten, Business Director Nonwovens EMEA, Henkel Kimya San Ve Tic. A.S.
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The Global and North American Nonwovens and Absorbent Hygiene Markets
Brad Kalil, Director Of Market Research And Statistics, INDA, Association Of The Nonwoven Fabrics Industry
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NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm


2016 Hygienix Award® Presentations

4:30 pm - 5:15 pm

Moderator: James Loftus, Director Of Education And Technical Affairs, INDA, Association Of The Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

Visionary AwardThe INDA Visionary Award® finalists will present the latest innovations in hygiene/medical and personal care products that use nonwoven fabrics in a way that expands the usage of nonwovens.

Each finalist will give a 15-minute presentation, with attendees casting their votes afterward. The recipient of the INDA Visionary Award® will be announced Thursday, October 27 at 11:00 am.

2016 Finalists include:

  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Kleenex® Exfoliating Cushions
  • Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE), Go! Pads
  • H.B. Fuller, Conforma™ Adhesive

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NetworkingTabletop Displays and Reception

5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet customers, suppliers, and make new contacts during two nights of tabletop displays: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

Dine with Thought LeadersDine With Industry Thought Leaders

7:30 p.m.
Separate $100 Fee Required
Space is limited. Pre-registration required.

Join the absorbent hygiene and personal care market influencer of your choice for dinner…choose among half a dozen business leaders to be your dinner table host. Absorb stimulating insights from your Thought Leader host during an informal, relaxed dinner. Reserve your seat at a table for six at INDA's pre-selected restaurants across Orlando

The table hosts are:

  • Alexandre Correa, New Business Executive Manager, Suzano Pulp & Paper
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  • Steve Makris, VP, Global Strategy & Innovation, Domtar Personal Care
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  • Marcio Matandos, Industrial Manager, CMPC do Brasil
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  • Tom Wilson, Managing Partner, CenterBrain Partners, Inc.
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  • Lynn Wilson, , CenterBrain Partners, Inc.
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  • Connie Lewin, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing, Global, Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE)
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Wednesday, October 26

NetworkingBreakfast Connections

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Material & Technology Advancements I

9:00 am - 10:30 am

Moderator: Carl Cucuzza, President/Managing Partner, Teknoweb NA LLC

Trends in Nonwovens Technologies: Potential Disruptors
Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Associate Dean For Industry Research And Extension, North Carolina State University College Of Textiles
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Don't Go Bananas-Make Menstrual Pads Out Of Them!
Elizabeth Scharpf, Founder & Chief Instigating Officer, Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE)
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Don't Go Bananas-Make Menstrual Pads Out Of Them!
Connie Lewin, Director of Strategic Partnerships & Marketing, Global, Sustainable Health Enterprises (SHE)
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Reinventing Absorption Speed: How a Well-known Feature Drives Hygiene Article Innovation of Tomorrow
Scott Smith, Innovation Management - Baby Care, Evonik Nutrition & Care GmbH
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NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Haptics For a Competitive Advantage

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Moderator: Mary Jo Lilly, Vice President, Sales, Berry Plastics

A New Method for the Process Optimization, Quality Assurance and R&D in the Nonwoven Production and Converting
Alexander Gruener, Global Marketing And Business Development Manager, Emtec Electronic GmbH
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Stretching Your Possibilities: Create Better Fitting, More Underwear-like Products
Kristy Beckman, Director Of Technology, Global Hygiene, H.B. Fuller
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Adhesives for Agile Design and Production
Kelley Gerschke, Applied Technology Chemist, Bostik, Inc.
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Adhesives for Agile Design and Production
Courtney Korselt, Global Communications & Insight Manager, Bostik, Inc.
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LunchLunch (on your own)

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm


NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Material & Technology Advancements II

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Moderator: Stephanie Earley, Marketing Development Manager, Kraton Polymers, LLC

Nanofiber Based Hydrogel Matrix Materials - The Power of Superior Wicking
Laura Frazier, Director, SNS Nano Fiber Technology Co. LLC
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SAVIVA and 3D-ADL: A Synergistic Fit!
Jim Robinson, Technical Specialist, BASF Corporation
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Are You Prepared for Risks That Could Become PR Hot Topics?
Heidi Beatty, Project Manager Consultant, Crown Abbey, LLC
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NetworkingCoffee & Networking Break

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Material & Technology Advancements III

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Moderator: Courtney Korselt, Global Communications & Insight Manager, Bostik, Inc.

Results from the LIFE + GLUELESS™ Project: An Initiative for Environmental Impact Reduction in AHP Production Processes
Alessandro D'Andrea, Marketing & Innovation Manager, Fameccanica.Data S.P.A.
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How Optimized Spooling Processes and Global Solutions Can Improve Productivity and Safety
Pierre Croutelle, Sales Manager, Spoolex SAS
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NetworkingTabletop Displays and Reception

5:30 pm - 7:15 pm

Meet customers, suppliers, and make new contacts during two nights of tabletop displays: Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

Thursday, October 27

NetworkingBreakfast Connections

8:30 am - 9:00 am


Smart Diapers

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Moderator: Matthew O'Sickey, Senior Global Product Manager, Tredegar Corporation

Data from Diapers: Smart Incontinence Products by Pixie Scientific
Scott Meek, Head Of Research And Development, Pixie Scientific
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Disposable Products - End of Life Options

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Moderator: James Loftus, Director Of Education And Technical Affairs, INDA, Association Of The Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

The State of AHP Recycling in Europe 2016
Roy Brown, President & CEO, Knowaste LLC
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Post‐consumer Absorbent Hygiene Products Waste Management – A Case Study for Emerging Markets
Ioannis Hatzopoulos, Global Baby Care Sustainability Communications, The Procter & Gamble Company
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Hygienix Award Announcement

11:00 am - 11:15 am

Moderator: Dave Rousse, President, INDA, Association Of The Nonwoven Fabrics Industry

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PROGRAM-AT-A-GLANCE
Monday, October 24
11:30 am  -4:00 pm Golf Outing
1:00 pm  -4:30 pm Diaper Workshop
5:00 pm  -6:00 pm New Attendees Reception
6:30 pm  -8:30 pm Welcome Reception
Tuesday, October 25
8:30 am  -9:00 am Breakfast Connections
9:00 am  -9:05 am Welcome
9:05 am  -11:05 am Revealing Eye-Openers on Consumer Needs
11:05 am  -11:30 am Networking Break
11:30 am  -12:30 pm Market Statistics & Trends I
12:30 pm  -2:30 pm Lunch - Tuesday (on your own)
2:00 pm  -2:30 pm Coffee & Networking
2:30 pm  -4:00 pm Market Statistics & Trends II
4:00 pm  -4:30 pm Networking Break (Tues PM)
4:30 pm  -5:15 pm Hygienix Award Presentations
5:15 pm  -7:00 pm Reception & Tabletop Event
7:30 pm  -10:00 pm Dining with Industry Thought Leaders
Wednesday, October 26
8:30 am  -9:00 am Breakfast Connections
9:00 am  -10:30 am Material & Technology Advancements I
10:30 am  -11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am  -12:30 pm Haptics For a Competitive Advantage
12:30 pm  -2:30 pm Lunch - Wednesday(on your own))
2:00 pm  -2:30 pm Coffee & Networking)
2:30 pm  -4:00 pm Material & Technology Advancements II
4:00 pm  -4:30 pm Networking Break
4:30 pm  -5:30 pm Material & Technology Advancements III
5:30 pm  -7:15 pm Reception & Tabletop Event
Thursday, October 27
8:30 am  -9:00 am Breakfast Connections
9:00 am  -10:00 am Smart Diapers
10:00 am -10:30 amNetworking Break
10:00 am  -11:00 am Disposable Products - End of Life Options
11:00 am  -11:15 am Hygienix Award Announcement