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IDEA®25 Call for Presentations

Nonwoven professionals are invited to submit their abstract for consideration. The deadline for submissions is Friday, June 7, 2024.

IDEA presentations will center on responsible sourcing, sustainability innovations, and end-of-life solutions for nonwoven and related industries. The conference aims to provide manufacturers with a global perspective on the latest sustainability advancements. The IDEA audience comprises product developers, designers, engineers, technical scouts, and marketing professionals accountable for their product’s environmental impact.

TOPICS:

RESPONSIBLE SOURCING

  • Natural Fibers (Cotton, Hemp, Bamboo, Banana, Wood Pulp, Regenerated Cellulose, Wool, Fur, Chitin, Feathers)
  • Polymers (Biopolymers, Regenerated and Recycled polymers, Unconventional and Alternatives to Traditional Polymers)
  • Sustainable Chemistries (finishes, lubricants, adhesives, and additives)

INNOVATIONS IN SUSTAINABILITY

  • Process Improvements with Sustainability Impact (reduced waste, reduced energy, reduced water consumption)
  • Product Design Improvements with Sustainability Impact (lightweighting, designs for end-of-life, “good enough” design)

END-OF-LIFE SOLUTIONS

  • End-of-Life or Next-Life Considerations (compostability, biodegradability, recycling, advanced recycling and circularity)

Submit your abstract for IDEA25.

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