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OUTLOOK 2015- Robert Ward 500 px


Meet over 450 key industry professionals at the world's premier nonwovens conference on personal care and hygiene products

EDANA, the leading global association serving the nonwovens and related industries, announced the keynote speakers and opening of registrations for OUTLOOK™ 2017. The innovative conference will offer participants expert insights into the latest sector trends, as well as valuable networking opportunities.

Taking place in Cascais, Portugal, from the 27th to 29th September, OUTLOOK™ 2017 will kick off with a keynote speech by Robert Ward, Editorial Director of The Economist Intelligence Unit. ‘The World Economy in the Age of Trump’, will address the global political and economic outlook. Jonathan Bourget, Managing Director of Apis Rex, will give the second keynote presentation: ‘Corporate Venture Capital – Creating New Opportunities for the Nonwovens Industry’.     

New features for 2017

  • OUTLOOK™17 will start at 11:45 on Wednesday the 27th of September with Mr Robert Ward’s keynote presentation. This is open to both conference delegates and holders of the new EDANA networking pass and will be followed by a networking lunch.
  • Networking pass: a company is entitled to buy a networking pass for 1 person per 3 paying delegates. This pass grants access to the keynote presentation on the first day, the two lunches, all the coffee breaks and the two evening cocktails.
  • Benefit from a 15% discount on the total amount by registering a minimum of 4 paying delegates (note: registrations must be done simultaneously to benefit from the discount).

Workshop on innovation organised on the morning of Friday the 29th.

Delegates are recommended to register now, and book their hotel rooms as early as possible. The registration form and further conference information can be found here

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