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OUTLOOK™ 2020 goes online! Join us on 23 - 25 September and enjoy EDANA’s all new virtual gathering featuring a typically diverse, topical, and expert programme.

OUTLOOK™ 2020 will feature a daily 3-hour webinar offering exclusive and insightful content, Q&A and discussions to help your business cope with the post-COVID era and evaluate its new perspectives in these changing times. 

The Whova app will be offered to allow maximum interaction and networking among participants. 

There is a special package for companies registering for both OUTLOOK™ 2020 and OUTLOOK™ 2021 (April 21-23 in Lisbon) is available: Every company that registers two or more delegates for OUTLOOK™ 2020 - for the 3-day formula - will receive one free networking pass for the 2021 edition providing that at least one delegate of the company is registered as full participant for OUTLOOK™ 2021. Package is applicable for members and non-members 

“This new format of OUTLOOK™ will obviously take stock of what observers have noticed as a major impact of the pandemic on the health - and personal care nonwovens supply chain, namely, a renewed focus on medical products, which could presage to some extent a relocation of a dedicated supply chain in EMEA."  Pierre Wiertz, General Manager of EDANA.

Day 1
23 September 2020
10.00 - 13.00
Global Economy and Trade: scenarios for 2020-2021
10.00 - 10.15
Opening and Welcome Address
10.15 - 11.00
KEYNOTE SPEECH - There’s no returning to business as usual – geopolitical scenarios shaping a post-covid-19 world
  • Six strategic scenarios
  • Transition and post-COVID-19 world
  • Uncertainties and dynamics that will most likely shape international affairs
  • Implications for the nonwovens industry
Jeffrey Saunders Founder Nordic Foresight
Job Henning Managing Partner Auxano Strategies
11.00 - 11.30
World trade – lessons learned (or not) and expected flow changes for essential nonwoven-based medical devices and PPE (tbc)
Hosuk Lee-Makiyama Director European Centre for International Political Economy - ECIPE
11.30 - 11.45
Break
11.45 - 12.15
TBC
12.15 - 12.45
TBC
12.45 - 13.00
EDANA’s Integrated Communication Campaign on “The Benefits of Nonwovens”
Day 2
24 September 2020
10.00 - 13.00
Pandemic & Nonwovens industry response: Challenges turned into opportunities - A resilient and recession-proof industry?
10.00 - 10.15
Opening and Welcome Address
10.15 - 11.00
TBC
11.00 - 11.30
2020 – When linear thinking meets exponential reality
  • There is no black swan – there is enough meltblown
  • When VUCA world goes extreme
  • Consider trends and countertrends and where you are
  • How to forecast the next 10 years
Dr. Bernd Kunze Managing Director Reifenhäuser Reicofil
11.30 - 11.45
Break
11.45 - 12.15
EU procurement of PPES and related MDS-procedures, Covid-19 calls for tenders and stockpiling - how they worked (or not!), and the way forward (tbc)
Jesus Rueda Director International Affairs MedTech Europe
12.15 - 12.45
TBC
12.45 - 13.00
EDANA’s EU Nonwoven-based Face Masks Supply Chain Project
Day 3
25 September 2020
10.00 - 13.10
Innovation, Sustainability and Product Stewardship: same answers in a changing market environment?
10.00 - 10.15
Opening and Welcome Address
10.15 - 11.00
KEYNOTE SPEECH - Energy fundamentals and facts unchanged: a realistic review of post-Covid energy and environmental plans and expectations
  • Fundamentals of energy and impact of Covid crisis on energy
  • Progress of renewable energy but also progress of fossil fuels
  • Geopolitical consequences and global overview of energy and environment policies
  • Importance of petrochemical industry and particularly plastic production
Samuel Furfari Professor in Energy Geopolitics Université Libre de Bruxelles
11.00 - 11.30
Advances in plasma deposition of functional nanocoatings for filtration applications
  • What is plasma technology
  • Functionalities deposited in filtration applications
  • Relevance to COVID-19
  • Environmental benefits
Filip Legein Director Europlasma
11.30 - 11.45
Break
11.45 - 12.15
Ecosystems as innovation drivers - smart solutions, production automation & sustainable end-of-life solutions
  • ThINK Smart! Digitally enabled hygiene solutions changing elderly care for patients and caregivers
  • Mini is mighty! Optimized production processes via air-conveyed autofeeding of adhesives
  • REthink end-of-life scenarios! Combination of substrates and adhesives as enablers for the vision of industrial compostable diapers
Michael Harwell Head of Innovation Henkel
Jenna Koenneke Head of Market Strategy, Consumer Goods Adhesives Henkel
12.15 - 12.45
Transform conventional nonwoven to biodegradable one by polybutylene succinate (PBS)
  • Biobased, Biodegradable and Compostable
  • For Fiber and Nonwoven, BioPBS™ performs excellent spinnability in conventional machines and provides softness, good bonding and superior biodegradability
  • BioPBS™ is compatible well with natural fibers and other bio-polymer
  • Key applications are hygiene, tea bag/coffee filter, household, agriculture, etc
Sunisa Manchanda Senior Technical Service Engineer PTT MCC Biochem
12.45 - 13.00
EDANA’ Stewardship Programme on AHP
13.00 - 13.10
Closing remarks
Per Brandberg
Research Analyst
Euromonitor
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Samuel Furfari
Professor in Energy Geopolitics
Université Libre de Bruxelles
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Prof. Samuel Furfari is a Chemical Engineer from the Free University of Brussels. He received his Ph.D. from the same university with a thesis in the field of energy. Between 1982 and 2018, he was a senior official at the Energy Directorate-General of the European Commission where he has devoted an entire career to energy technology and policy. Since 2003 he is a professor of energy geopolitics and energy politics at the Free University of Brussels. He also lectures at various universities. He is the author of 10 books on energy and sustainable development and many articles. Since 2019 he is President of the European society of engineers and industrialists. He is Knight of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland.

Job Henning
Managing Partner
Auxano Strategies
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Job provides strategic advisory services in energy, sustainability, and innovation to public and private sector clients. He has served as founder and general counsel of several early stage technology companies, as an executive at a Fortune 500 company, and as a board member for several companies and organizations. He is a strategic advisor to the Korea Institute of Energy Research and was a sponsoring member of RMI and MASCPA, the largest manufacturing associations in Maryland and Pennsylvania. He was a member of the US congressional commission on energy and security, the Project on National Security Reform, and a member of the Pete Peterson Foundation's infrastructure project "Securing America's Future." He served as an advisor to several presidential campaigns and the Executive Office of the President. He conducted strategic futures and political risk management for the Pentagon, US military services, the National Intelligence Council, NATO, allied governments, and leading corporations in oil & gas, mining, and telecommunications.

Jeffrey Saunders
Founder
Nordic Foresight
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Jeffrey is an expert in strategic futures studies and foresight. He has advised governments and executive committees and boards of directors for Fortune 500 companies. He was worked with nonwovens, chemical and energy sectors. He is founder of Nordic Foresight, associated partner, Behavioural Strategy, and board member. Previously, he was Director and head of the Strategy & Innovation team at the Copenhagen Institute for Futures Studies (CIFS), Chief Consultant at SIGNAL Architects, and adviser to the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Stability Operations. Jeffrey is sought out public speaker who has presented at major conferences in Europe, North America, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, He is an expert on future of work and its implications for organizations.

Michael Harwell
Head of Innovation
Henkel
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Jenna Koenneke
Head of Market Strategy, Consumer Goods Adhesives
Henkel
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Dr. Bernd Kunze
Managing Director
Reifenhäuser Reicofil
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Dr. Bernd Kunze, born 1960, studied electrical engineering at the Technical University (RWTH) of Aachen until 1986. Following his graduation, he worked as a scientific assistant in the Institute for Plastics Processing and earned his doctorate at the faculty of mechanical engineering in 1990. In the same year he started to work for Reifenhäuser as head of the process technology department for nonwoven lines. For some time he was additionally active as plant manager of Silver Plastics' nonwovens production. In the following time, he held various positions in the Reifenhäuser company: As head of the process technology department for extrusion lines, technical director for nonwoven lines and managing director of the joint enterprise LINOTEC. In 2001, Kunze was appointed head of the Reifenhäuser business unit spunbond lines. This area was spun off in 2005 to become an independent company within the Reifenhäuser Group. As managing director of this new company Reicofil, Dr. Kunze has also cross-divisional innovation management responsibility for all groups and in this function he is heading the innovation forge of the Reifenhäuser Group. Since 2009  Dr. Kunze is CTO of the Reifenhäuser Group and with it part of the management board of the Reifenhäuser GmbH & Co. KG Maschinenfabrik (Holding of the Reifenhäuser Group). 

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama
Director
European Centre for International Political Economy - ECIPE
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Filip Legein
Director
Europlasma
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Sunisa Manchanda
Senior Technical Service Engineer
PTT MCC Biochem
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  • 2000-2004 B.S. Chemistry, Mahidol University
  • 2004-2006 M.S. Polymer, Petroleum and Petrochemical College Chulalongkorn University (PPC)
  • 2006-2014 Clariant Masterbatches Thailand, Application Development Supervisor, Responsible for development of additive and color masterbatch for key account converter and brand.
  • 2014-Present PTT MCC Biochem Co.,Ltd., Senior Technical Service Engineer, Responsible for Product and Application development for all BioPBS™ strategic applications. Paper coating, Flexible packaging, Compounding, Fiber and Nonwoven.

BioPBS™ is manufactured as the first bio-based polybutylene succinate.

PTTMCC has a passion to bring sustainable material solutions to the plastics industry with BioPBS™ which is a partially bio-based polyester that is certified industrial and home compostable.

Carolin Rieckmann
Senior Consultant
Schlegel und Partner GmbH
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In 2015, Carolin Rieckmann joined Schlegel und Partner as a senior consultant, after completing her studies at Ruprecht-Karls University in Heidelberg and at University of Kentucky in Lexington, USA.

She joined the Chemicals and Technical Consumables department at Schlegel und Partner; is leading the nonwovens team and has managed numerous projects in this sector. Her professional focus lies in explorative market analysis for all different kinds of nonwovens technologies and its end-markets. 

Jesus Rueda
Director International Affairs
MedTech Europe
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Fees
Fees, including recoverable VAT when applicable Members Non members
OUTLOOK 2020 Full Webinar Pass (3 days webinar) €745.00 €945.00
OUTLOOK 2020 Webinar pass (Day 1 & Day 2) €595.00 €745.00
OUTLOOK 2020 Webinar pass (Day 1 & Day 3) €595.00 €745.00
OUTLOOK 2020 Webinar pass (Day 2 & Day 3) €595.00 €745.00
Every company that registers two or more delegates for OUTLOOK™ 2020 - for the 3-day formula - will receive one free networking pass for the 2021 edition providing that at least one delegate of the company is registered as full participant for OUTLOOK™ 2021. The networking pass includes an access to the external cocktail organised on 22 April in the evening and to the Whova app to connect with other participants. Package is applicable for members and non-members
Practical info

Programme

Each day, a 3-hour webinar will be proposed. As participants, you can register to attend the full event (3 webinars in total) or you can decide to register only for 2 webinar sessions out of 3. Discover the draft programme here

Replays of the webinars will be available for registered participants.

 

OUTLOOK™ 2020 & 2021 package

Every company that registers two or more delegates for OUTLOOK™ 2020 - for the 3-day formula - will receive one free networking pass for the OUTLOOK™ 2021 edition (April 21-23 in Lisbon) providing that at least one delegate of the company is registered as full participant for OUTLOOK™ 2021.

The networking pass includes an access to the external cocktail (22 April in the evening) and to the Whova app to connect with other participants. Package is applicable for members and non-members 

Previous edition

OUTLOOK™ 2019 closes as most successful edition ever !

With Over 530 key delegates from across the nonwovens and related industries in attendance, OUTLOOK™ was again confirmed as a key industry event for the sector showcasing EDANA’s mission to support the growth and promote the sustainable development of the industry.

The conference examined emerging market trends, circularity and sustainability initiatives and new product developments during the first two days, with the final day featuring an interactive workshop on furthering stakeholder trust in the sector. Feedback from participants throughout the event emphasised satisfaction with the mix and quality of expert insight and the many opportunities to meet industry peers. Read more 

2019 Programme
2019 Company list

Buy 2018 Presentations


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