April 22-24, 2013 Miami Beach Fl IDEA 2013 - Nonwoven & Engineered Fabrix Expo

IDEA 2013 Conference Schedule

Global Market Data for Your Strategic Planning

At IDEA 2013, INDA will host a hand-picked group of industry consultants to present their outlook for select nonwoven industries at the regional level. Speakers will provide actionable data, key drivers and an outlook for different regions...

Monday, April 22

IDEA13 ReceptionEastman Chemical Company
Sponsored by Eastman Chemical Company
Nikki Beach Club, 1 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Tuesday, April 23

China
Ian Butler, Principal, International Nonwovens Consultant
9:00 am – 9:30 am

India
Kays Chinai, Principal Partner, Chapas, Chinai & Associates

9:30 am –10:00 am

Asia-Pacific
Ian Bell, Tissue & Hygiene Research Manager, Euromonitor International
10:00 am – 10:30 am

Exposition
10:30 am – 6:00 pm


Wednesday, April 24

Using LCA for Greener Product Innovation 
Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds and Rich Chapas, Chapas, Chinai, & Associates
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Complimentary Admission
Join Rich Chapas, Principal of Chapas, Chinai & Associates, expert in material innovation, sustainability and green business; and Terry, CEO Sustainable Minds to preview Sustainable Minds v3.0 which includes an expanded dataset for the nonwovens industry. Used by product manufacturers and universities in 55+ countries, Sustainable Minds is rapidly becoming the industry standard for easy-to-use and affordable product life cycle assessment software worldwide.

In this fast-paced session you will learn: 

  • What is LCA and how it can be used to make greener decisions in product development & R&D
  • To unscramble the alphabet soup of PCR, EPD & LCA
  • About material innovations in nonwovens 
  • How to use Sustainable Minds – it's easy to get started. Discounted pricing available to IDEA conference attendees.

North America
Rory Holmes, Past President, INDA
9:00 am – 9:30 am

IDEA 2013 Achievement Awards Ceremony
Emcee: Steve Ogle, Director of Technical Affairs & Statistics, INDA
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Complimentary Admission
The prestigious IDEA Achievement Awards, in partnership with Nonwovens Industry magazine, recognizes innovation within the engineered fabrics industry. The IDEA Achievement Awards recognize the leading companies, individuals and new products (introduced since IDEA 2010) in the global engineered fabrics industry.

Exposition
10:30 am – 6:00 pm


Thursday, April 25

Using LCA for Greener Product Innovation 
Terry Swack, Sustainable Minds and Rich Chapas, Chapas, Chinai, & Associates
8:00 am - 8:45 am
Complimentary Admission
Join Rich Chapas, Principal of Chapas, Chinai & Associates, expert in material innovation, sustainability and green business; and Terry, CEO Sustainable Minds to preview Sustainable Minds v3.0 which includes an expanded dataset for the nonwovens industry. Used by product manufacturers and universities in 55+ countries, Sustainable Minds is rapidly becoming the industry standard for easy-to-use and affordable product life cycle assessment software worldwide.

In this fast-paced session you will learn: 

  • What is LCA and how it can be used to make greener decisions in product development & R&D
  • To unscramble the alphabet soup of PCR, EPD & LCA
  • About material innovations in nonwovens 
  • How to use Sustainable Minds – it's easy to get started. Discounted pricing available to IDEA conference attendees.

Europe
Ian Bell, Tissue & Hygiene Research Manager, Euromonitor International
9:00 am – 9:30 am

South America
Rick Jezzi, Principal, A.D. Jezzi & Associates
9:30 am –10:00 am

Exposition
10:30 am – 4:00 pm

 

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