Conference Programme

The programme is subject to change. Updated on 21 May 2018.

 

Tuesday, 11 September 2018

19:00 – 22:00
FEICA Members Dinner – by invitation only

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

08:00 – 09:30
NAM Plenary Forum – by invitation only
10:30 – 12:30
FEICA General Assembly – by invitation only
12:30 – 13:30
FEICA Members Lunch – by invitation only
13:30 – 16:30
FEICA Seminar – open to all members

‘A Business Perspective on Regulatory Challenges’

If you are in management, business development, R&D or any other department; if you’re not the regulatory affairs of your company (or even if you are!), this is the seminar to attend. The FEICA Seminar is open to all FEICA members and the members of our National Associations.

13:30
Opening of the FEICA Seminar and introduction
  • Dr Eva Grießbach, Chair of the FEICA European Technical Board, Member of the FEICA Executive Board, Dow Performance Silicones SA
13:35
Smart CE Marking
  • Lorna Williams, Chair of the National Associations Secretaries Committee, BASA
14:00
Sensitised for the future of PU products
  • Nicolás Fuentes, Regulatory Affairs Manager, FEICA
14:25
Poison Center Notifications – Leading you through the maze for compliance
  • Dr Torsten Funk, Chair of the FEICA PU Restriction Technical Working Group, SIKA Services
14:45 – 15:15
Coffee Break
15:15
Mineral oil hydrocarbons in food – FEICA’s action list for packaging adhesives
  • Dr Alexandra Roβ, Chair of the FEICA Paper and Packaging Technical Working Group, H.B. Fuller
15:45
Circular economy, the new reality
  • Philip Bruce, Secretary General, FEICA
16:25
Close of the FEICA Seminar
  • Philip Bruce, Secretary General, FEICA
15:00 – 15:10
Opening of the Table Top Exhibition
15:00 – 18:00
Table Top Exhibition

(no parallel Conference sessions)

Details …

16:30 – 18:30
FEICA European Executive Board meeting – by invitation only
18:30 – 20:30
Welcome Cocktail

(all registered Participants, Accompanying Persons & EXPO ONLY passes)

sponsored by

Thursday, 13 September 2018

08:30 – 17:30
Table Top Exhibition

Details …

09:00 – 16:30

Accompanying Persons Programme

08:30 – 12:30
Business Forum

‘Adhesives and sealants in the digital age’

 

Moderator: Philip Bruce, Secretary General, FEICA

08:30
Welcome – Opening of the Conference
  • Dr Boris Tasche, FEICA President, German Adhesives Association (IVK e.V.) President
08:40
The motion of the future
  • Key Note Speaker: Aric Dromi, Futurologist, Digital Philosopher and Professional Troublemaker
09:30
The future of logistics and supply chain management
  • Key Note Speaker: Richard van Hooijdonk, trend watcher and expert on digitalisation in the supply chain
10:15 – 10:45
Coffee Break
10:45
Current and future adhesive needs of the wood-based furniture industry
  • Key Note Speaker: Johan Bruck, Material & Innovation leader for Polymer Materials and Deputy Manager for the group Polymer & Comfort, IKEA
11:20
Make Disruption Work
  • Key Note Speaker: Tom Voskes, Founding and Managing Partner, SparkOptimus
11:55
Business Forum Panel Discussion

 

Panel Members: Key Note Speakers

12:15
Adhesion Innovation Award 2018 – WINNER anouncement

 

A joint EURADH and FEICA Award for Innovative Adhesion Science

www.adhesionaward.org

12:30 – 14:00
Lunch

sponsored by

14:00 – 15:30

Parallel Sessions

  • Breakout I

    The digital transformation of your business
  • Breakout II

    Safe adhesives for food packaging
  • Breakout III

    Construction sealants based on PU & STP
14:00 – 15:30
Breakout I:

The digital transformation of your business

 

Moderator: Dr Axel Heßland, Managing Director, Industrieverband Klebstoffe e.V.

14:00 – 14:30
B2B interactions with the market are digitalizing at increasing speed: How to best organize your sales, marketing, and R&D
  • Christophe Cabarry, Founder and CEO, SpecialChem SA
14:30 – 15:00
Digitalisation in the specialty chemicals industry – Opportunity or risk for performance and service-oriented businesses?
  • Dr Alexander Keller, Partner, Deloitte Consulting GmbH
15:00 – 15:30
Smart exchange of product data – make complex things simple
  • Christian Donath, Managing Director of ECO Platform, Partner at BIM Sources
14:00 – 15:30
Breakout II:

Safe adhesives for food packaging

 

Moderator: Dr Jürgen Wichelhaus, Consultant Adhesives & Sealants, Wichelhaus Consulting

14:00 – 14:30
Use of safe raw materials: Mineral oils in adhesives including food contact materials
  • Anna Steneholm, Senior Staff Researcher Toxicology, Nynas AB
14:30 – 15:00
Migration of adhesive raw materials into food
  • Dr Henk-Jan de Jager, Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs manager, Eastman Chemical Company
15:00 – 15:30
Novel SIS polymers for oil free hotmelt labels
  • Paul Dalley, Principal Scientist, Dexco Polymers
14:00 – 15:30
Breakout III:

Construction sealants based on PU & STP

 

Moderator: Dr Fabio Chiozza, R&D Technical Service Manager, Vinavil SpA

14:00 – 14:30
Durability and resistance of sealants – a question of the right combination of properties
  • Ralf Heinzmann, Global Technical Manager TM Sealing & Bonding, Sika Services AG
14:30 – 15:00
New developments in silylated prepolymers and amino-functional silane adhesion promoters
  • Dr Alenka Dimec, Application Development Engineer A&S, Momentive Performance Materials GmbH
15:00 – 15:30
Innovative polyols for one-component polyurethane foams
  • Dr Michal Kacperski, R&D Manager, PCC Rokita S.A.
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:30

Parallel Sessions

  • Breakout IV

    Opportunities and challenges from the circular economy
  • Breakout V

    Smart solutions through bio-based adhesives and sealants
  • Breakout VI

    New properties of PU & STP systems
16:00 – 17:30
Breakout IV:

Opportunities and challenges from the circular economy

 

Moderator: Dr Axel Heßland, Managing Director, Industrieverband Klebstoffe e.V.

16:00 – 16:30
The circular economy, a new reality
  • Philip Bruce, Secretary General, FEICA
16:30 – 17:00
To be confirmed
17:00 – 17:30
How does circular economy impact adhesives and sealants for assembly in transportation
  • Dr Juergen Wegner, Vice President, ChemQuest Europe
16:00 – 17:30
Breakout V:

Smart solutions through bio-based adhesives and sealants

 

Moderator: Dr Jürgen Wichelhaus, Consultant Adhesives & Sealants, Wichelhaus Consulting

16:00 – 16:30
Adhesives derived from renewable resources by the Biomass Balance approach
  • Dr Anja Thomas, Global Sustainability Manager Dispersions & Pigments, BASF SE
16:30 – 17:00
High performance bio-based plasticizer for sustainable adhesive development
  • Anna Eriksson, Technical Manager Chemical Industry, Nynas AB
17:00 – 17:30
Sustainable and smart adhesive solutions in electronics
  • Dr Angela Smiths, Technology Development Manager – Adhesives, Plastics & Elastomers, Croda Smart Materials
16:00 – 17:30
Breakout VI:

New properties of PU & STP systems

 

Moderator: Dr Fabio Chiozza, R&D Technical Service Manager, Vinavil SpA

16:00 – 16:30
Fast curing means high productivity – Polyurea systems from polyaspartic amines
  • Dr Christoph Thiebes, Senior Manager – Application Development Construction Adhesives & Sealants, Covestro Deutschland AG
16:30 – 17:00
Fine particle functional additives for hybrid resins
  • Sean Sullivan, Sr. Associate Scientist – Performance Chemicals, Cabot Corporation
17:00 – 17:30
Modification of acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives with Silane Terminated Polyethers
  • Michel Ravers, R&D PSA Specialist, MS Polymer Department – Performance Polymers Solutions Vehicle, KANEKA Belgium NV
19:00
Conference Dinner

‘A Night in Riga’

Friday, 14 September 2018

08:30 – 14:00
Table Top Exhibition

Details …

09:00 – 12:30

Accompanying Persons Programme

09:00 – 10:30

Parallel Sessions

  • Breakout VII

    Market Trends
  • Breakout VIII

    Solvent-based adhesives
  • Breakout IX

    Novel approaches in water-based adhesives and sealants
09:00 – 10:30
Breakout VII:

Market Trends

 

Moderator: Steve Gunn, MCIM MCIPR, Steve Gunn & Associates Ltd.

09:00 – 09:30
Three key growth markets for adhesives and sealants to 2023
  • Dan Rogers, Head of Publishing, Smithers Apex
09:30 – 10:00
The impact and adoption of sustainable adhesives and sealants solutions in emerging markets
  • Dr Vysakh Prasad, Consultant Chemicals and Technical Consumables, Schlegel und Partner GmbH
10:00 – 10:30
The impact of the European Poison Centres on global organisations
  • Caroline Raine, Principle Consultant, National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC)
09:00 – 10:00
Breakout VIII:

Solvent-based adhesives

 

Moderator: Dr Heinz Werner Lucas, HWL Consulting

09:00 – 09:30
Polychloroprene based contact adhesives: Extending the range of application
  • Dr Martin Schneider, Technical Marketing Manager Adhesives, ARLANXEO Deutschland GmbH
09:30 – 10:00
Solvents and adhesives: a longstanding bond and a sustainable perspective
  • Cornelia Tietz, Secretary General European Solvent Industry Group – A Cefic Sector Group
09:00 – 10:30
Breakout IX:

Novel approaches in water-based adhesives and sealants

 

Moderator: Dr Steffen Maier, Senior Scientist Waterbased Sealants & Adhesives, Sika Technology AG

09:00 – 09:30
Cellulose fibrils – novel rheology modifier for dispersion adhesives
  • Dr Otto Soidinsalo, Technical Application Manager, Borregaard
09:30 – 10:00
Polyurethane dispersion adhesives for industrial use: New properties – new applications
  • Dr Martin Melchiors, ADH Industrial, Covestro Deutschland AG
10:00 – 10:30
Odorless and freeze-thaw stable one component D4 adhesive for non-load bearing wood application
  • Mario de Filippis, Technical Service and Development Manager Adhesive and Textile, Vinavil S.p.A.

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30

Parallel Sessions

  • Breakout X

    Supply chain developments
  • Breakout XI

    Hotmelt pressure sensitive adhesives
  • Breakout XII

    Raw materials for PU & STP based adhesives and sealants
11:00 – 12:30
Breakout X:

Supply chain developments

 

Moderator: Steve Gunn, MCIM MCIPR, Steve Gunn & Associates Ltd.

11:00 – 11:30
VMI – Beyond platform thinking – Change management for cross company cooperation
  • Doris Boch, Project Manager Customer Service & Logistics Europe, Omya GmbH
11:30 – 12:00
C5 Balancing Act
  • Vitaly Rogachevsky, Vice President, C5 Monomers and Polymers, Argus Media, Inc.
12:00 – 12:30
Tolling – a case study of a new business model in technical chemistry
  • Norbert Bazelli, Head of Branding & Communications, Emerell AG
11:00 – 12:30
Breakout XI:

Hotmelt pressure sensitive adhesives

 

Moderator: Dr Heinz Werner Lucas, HWL Consulting

11:00 – 11:30
Styrenic block copolymers in hot-melt adhesives: A balance in polymer structure to optimize hot-melt performances in non-woven application
  • M.G. Cavaliere, TPR Technical Management – Business Unit Elastomers, Versalis SpA
11:30 – 12:00
Hotmelt pressure sensitive adhesives based on EVA copolymers with improved performance
  • Dr Inmaculada Campoy Felipe, EVA/EBA Senior Technical Specialist, Polyolefins Technical Assistance and Development Department, Repsol
12:00 – 12:30
The entry of FT wax as a performance additive in new generation non-woven hygiene adhesives
  • Johan de Jonge, Global Market Development Manager Hotmelt Adhesives, Sasol Performance Chemicals
11:00 – 12:30
Breakout XII:

Raw materials for PU & STP based adhesives and sealants

 

Moderator: Dr Steffen Maier, Senior Scientist Waterbased Sealants & Adhesives, Sika Technology AG

11:00 – 11:30
Next generation of silane oligomers for magic moments in moisture curable technologies
  • Dr Thomas Schlosser, Director R&D – Applied Technology “Adhesives & Sealants”, Functional Silanes & Silica, Evonik Resource Efficiency GmbH
11:30 – 12:00
Unique high performance low monomer urethane prepolymers for adhesives and sealants
  • Ronald M. Emanuel, Jr., Scientist, Urethane Systems, Lanxess Corporation
12:00 – 12:30
Quo Vadis with Organotins? A glimpse on current facts and figures of catalysts for the adhesive and sealant industry
  • Dr Nicolas Dietl, Technical Sales- & Marketing Manager, TIB Chemicals AG
12:30 – 14:00
Conference Close & Buffet Lunch

 

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