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The Program
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Sunday, October 23
10th Annual David Kearney Memorial Golf Tournament  •••  12:30 p.m.
Early Registration  •••  5:00-6:30 p.m.
Welcome Reception  •••  6:30-8:00 p.m.

Monday, October 24
The Keynote Address: The Color of Money
• James Robinson, President & CEO
-- Tufco Technologies, Inc.
Global Perspectives on Retail Tissue and Hygiene Disposables Markets
• Howard Telford, Research Associate
-- Euromonitor International
New Generation Jumbo Spooling and Splicing Technologies
• Pierre Croutelle, Sales Manager
-- Spoolex
Money Can Be “Green” Too! Leverage Additional Financial Benefit from Sustainable Materials and Technology
• Fred Barlow
-- FReMCo Group
Lunch 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Decorate, Gain Attention, Gain Share! Opportunities and Processes for Product Decoration
• Ondrej Kruk, Market Development Manager
-- Videojet Technologies Inc.
Bioenergy -- Potential, Progress and the Future
• Anne Rahikainen, Director, Bioenergy Services
-- RISI
Nonwovens Vision 2020
• Abby Bailey, Marketing and Communications Director
-- EDANA
SAP Supply —  What a Difference A Year Makes... or Does It?
• Ian Davenport, President
-- Davenport International Associates, LLC
MTS Cocktail Party Reception

Tuesday, October 25
Light Weight Fabrics via the Rando Airlaid Process
• Mike Flaherty, President
• Greg Moran, Director Marketing & Sales
-- Rando Machine Corporation
Fiber Developments for an Ecological Future
• Thomas Hesse, Director Sales North America
• Jφrg Dahringer, Director Trevira Competence Centre Fibres
-- Trevira GmbH
New Developments in Airlaid Process Technology: 3D-JET Airforming Systems
• Jens Erik Thordahl, Airlaid Technology Consultant
-- Airlaid Nonwovens System
A Continuum of Softness via Polymer Desgn
• Jackie deGroot, Senior Technology Manager
-- The Dow Chemical Company
Lunch 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Nanometer Fibers by Gigameter Production Methods
• Arnold Wilkie, President
-- HILLS, Inc.
Elastic Nonwovens Using Styrenic Block Copolymers: The Next Generation of Spunbond and Meltblown 
• John Flood, Senior Staff Research Scientist
-- Kraton Polymers
Nanoval - Does It Split?
• Martin Stobik, Technical Director
-- Nanoval GmbH & Co., KG
New Polyolefin Technologies — Overcoming Processing and Performance Challenges for Hygiene Adhesives
• Christophe Morel-Fourrier, Global Technical Marketing Manager
• Benjamin Funk, Applied Technology Chemist
-- Bostik Inc.


Wednesday, October 26

L-MODU for Nonwovens and Hot Melt Adhesives - A New Type of Polypropylene 
• Koichi Nishimura, Project Manager
-- Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd.
Rapid Design Changeover via Real Time Dashboard Controls
• Wei Siong Tan, President & CEO
-- AccuSentry, Inc.
Hypod™ Polyolefin Dispersions - A New Class of Binders for Nonwovens
• Paul Nedwick, Senior Technical Manager 
-- The Dow Chemical Company
The Turkish Hygiene Market — Disposable Hygiene Products, Markets and Materials
• Berna Yalcin, R&D Manager
-- Hayat Kimya San. A.S.
Lunch 12:00-2:00 p.m.
Airflow System Design, Air-Balancing and System Optimization for Hygienic Converting and Nonwoven Fabrics
• Christoph Ritter, Sales Manager Europe and Middle East
-- Osprey Corporation
Innovative Applications and Developments for Superabsorbent Fiber
• Dave Hill, Business Development Manager
-- Technical Absorbents, part of Bluestar Fibres Co., Ltd.
Fluff Pulp Supply/Demand Balance and Prospects
• David Fortin, Economist Pulp
-- RISI
Hygiene Market Penetration — Growth in Key Emerging Markets is Now Driving Global Outlook
• Pricie Hanna, Vice President
-- Price Hanna Consultants, LLC
Tabletop Display Reception

Thursday, October 27
The Next Great Step for Renewables
• Eamonn Tighe, Business Development
• Robert Green, Director of Fibers
-- NatureWorks LLC
New Airlaid Developments from Oerlikon Neumag
• Ingo Mδhlmann, Expert, Airlaid Development
-- Oerlikon Neumag
New Bio-Based Polymers for Superabsorbents and Emulsion Binders
• John R. Shaw, CEO
-- Itaconix LLC
Changing Patterns in Product Needs and Marketing Needs for Adult and Feminine Disposables
• Beth Hanson, Manager
-- Marketing Technology Service, Inc.

• This Program is subject to change •

•  Daily Sessions (Monday-Thursday) start at 9:00 a.m.
•  Delegate Badges are REQUIRED.
•  All persons taking advantage of the INSIGHT 2011 Conference MUST be Registered Delegates.


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