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17/07/2012

EDANA Announces Final OUTLOOK 2012 Programme

EDANA, the International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, and organiser of the world's annual premier nonwovens and personal care products conference, announced the full programme for OUTLOOK 2012 at the Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, from the 26th to 28th September 2012.
Tuesday 17th July, 2012 – EDANA, the International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries, and organiser of the world's annual premier nonwovens and personal care products conference, announced the full programme for OUTLOOK 2012 at the Rey Juan Carlos I Hotel in Barcelona, Spain, from the 26th to 28th September 2012.

OUTLOOK 2012, now in its 11th year, has gone from strength to strength, attracting 360
participants from 33 countries in 2011. Its success comes as a result of the high level speakers, a diverse and relevant programme, and unparalleled networking opportunities for all companies and professionals active in the personal care products supply chain. The conference attracts upper and middle management from the whole supply chain of the personal care products industry.

The keynote speaker, Mr Vijay Vaitheeswaran, from The Economist will deliver a presentation on “Innovation in the Age of Globalisation”. Mr. Vaitheeswaran’s presentation will cover a number of approaches, including turning risk into reward through resilience, and put purpose on par with profits. Mr Vaitheeswaran is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations (USA), an advisor on sustainability and innovation to the World Economic Forum, and an adjunct faculty member at NYU’s Stern School of Business.

Also present are the following leading global speakers:
  • Technology Hype, Adoption and Disruption – by Robert Glaze, Founder, The Brenva Institute (USA)
  • Disposable Hygiene Products Market in China – by Cao Zhenlei, Chairman, China National Household Paper Industry Association (China)
  • Diaper Design Update with Benchmark Comparisons from Different Continents – by Carlos Richer, Principal/CEO, Richer Investments (Mexico)
  • Carrefour Commitment on Sustainability – by Aurélie Palomba, HPC – Quality Manager, Carrefour (France)
OUTLOOK 2012 offers an outstanding programme with 20 speakers from across Europe, the Middle East, Asia and the Americas covering topics such as: Technology and Innovation, Applications and Research, Sectors and Future Growth, Markets, and Regulatory Landscape and Eco/Sustainability.

With 170 participants from 23 countries already registered, a full list of delegates, information about the event, registration and hotel booking forms, can be found on the ‘Events’ section of the EDANA website: www.edana.org.

About EDANA
EDANA helps its members to design their future, serving more than 230 companies in the nonwovens and related industries, across 35 countries. Its mission is to create the foundation for sustainable growth of the nonwovens and related industries through active promotion, education and dialogue. Information about upcoming events can be found at www.edana.org

For further information please contact:
Abby Bailey, Marketing and Communications Director, EDANA
Telephone: +32 2 734 93 10
Fax: +32 2 733 35 18
E-mail: abby.bailey@edana.org
Website: www.edana.org
** Companies already participating include:
  • 3M
  • Advanced Fabrics (SAAF)
  • Andritz Küsters
  • BASF
  • Bostik Nonwovens Division
  • Buckeye Technologies
  • Carrefour
  • China National Household Paper Industry Association
  • Cilag International
  • Duni
  • EKOTEC
  • Euromonitor International
  • European Commission
  • Evonik Industries
  • Exxonmobil Chemical
  • Fibertex Personal Care
  • Fibervision
  • Fine-SCA
  • FITESA
  • French Ministry for Sustainable Development
  • Glatfelter Falkenhagen
  • H.B. Fuller Company
  • Henkel
  • Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik
  • Huhtamaki Forchheim
  • HY-TEC
  • Innovatec Microfibre Technology
  • Intigena Produktions
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Koester
  • KugelLegal
  • Laboratorios INDAS
  • Lenzing
  • Mada Nonwovens
  • Marketing Technology Service
  • NatureWorks
  • Nice-Pak International
  • Nippon Shokubai Europe
  • Paul Hartmann
  • Procter & Gamble
  • Regent Nonwoven Materials
  • Rexcell Tissue & Airlaid
  • Richer Investment
  • Nölken Hygiene Products
  • ONTEX
  • Paul Hartmann
  • Pegas Nonwovens
  • RKW
  • Savare Specialty Adhesives
  • SCA Hygiene Products
  • Schill+Seilacher
  • Steptoe & Johnson
  • Stora Enso
  • Suominen Codi Wipes
  • Suominen Corporation
  • Techmer PM
  • Teksis A.S./Hassan Group
  • The Brenva Institute
  • The Economist
  • The Sustainability Consortium
  • Trioplanex International
  • Trützschler Nonwovens
  • UNGRICHT Roller + Engraving Technology
  • Unicharm Corporation
  • Unilever
  • Velcro Europe
  • Voith Paper Fabric & Roll Systems
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