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Agenda

Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair's Opening Remarks
Nick Santoleri | Chief Operating Officer, Rockline Industries
Phillip Mango | Associate Consultant, Smithers
SESSION 1 - MARKET OUTLOOK
Flushable wipes - where in the world are we?
Market outlook in Europe and beyond
Networking break
SESSION 2 - SUSTAINABILITY
PANEL: Is "sustainability" still important in wipes, or is "plastics free" the only thing that matters?
Speakers include:
Moshe Toprovsky | Founder & CEO, WipeFlush LTD
Networking lunch
The opportunities for single-use and reusable wipes for professionals and consumers
Changing the DNA of the wet wipe, a collaborative story
Fasie Malherbe | President, KINDCLOTH™
Networking break
Lenzing™ Nonwoven Technology (LNT) pulp composites - ideally suited for a wide range of (dry & wet) wipe applications
Innovative paper technology for highly stretchable paper, novel longitudinally corrugated layers and their potential use for wipes
The next steps of VERTIS - innovating wet wipe production: efficiency, sustainability, and enhanced consumer satisfaction
Chair's closing remarks
Networking drinks reception and close of day one
SESSION 3 - WHAT MUST YOU DO TO SUCCESSFULLY SELL WIPES?
UK Ban on plastic-containing wipes: how the industry and UK retailers were well prepared for this far in advance of any legislation
Directives driving sustainability: CSTF and SUPD shaping the future of the wipes industry
PANEL: What do wipes users want? Unravelling buyer behaviour to better tailor your offering
Discuss trends in buying behaviour including traditional retail, e-commerce, DSC and subscription models. What are consumers looking for? How are industrial customers making decisions on wipes? To what extent do they care about sustainability or plastic free? Will they pay more for more sustainable products? How does all this affect marketing strategies?
Speakers include:
Ana Tique | Research Consultant, Euromonitor International
Helena Engqvist | Managing Director, Engqvist Consulting
Networking break
Registration and welcome refreshments
Chair's Opening Remarks
SESSION 4 - PACKAGING SUSTAINABILITY
Regulatory update for packaging (TBC)
Valeria Branca | Project Manager, EXPRA
How can you stay ahead of the legislation and consumer's expectation with your wet wipes packaging?
New processing and packaging machinery technologies for sustainable wipes products
Networking lunch
SESSION 5 - FUTURE OF FORMULATION
Quality of ready-to-use disinfection wipes
Dr. Roland Knieler | Managing Director, Knieler & Team GmbH
Chair's closing remarks and close of conference

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