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JUNE 27 - 30, 2022
Marriott Marquis Chicago
Chicago, Illinois
 #wipes21 @INDANonwovens

Conference Speakers

Chris Plotz
INDA's Director of Education & Technical Affairss
WIPES Academy
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Vishal Bansal, Ph.D.
Vice President, Innovation, Glatfelter
Sustainable Solutions for Wipes
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Heidi Beatty
Chief Executive Officer, Crown Abbey, LLC
Wipes Don’t Go Moldy… Do They?
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Silke Brand-Kirsch
VP, Marketing and Business Development, Glatfelter Gernsbach GmbH
Sustainable Solutions for Wipes
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Vicky Chang
Marketing Manager, Consumer & Industrial Products, Amcor Flexibles North America
Sustainability Impacts Across the Value Chain of Wipes Packaging
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Carl Cucuzza
President/Managing Partner, Teknoweb NA LLC
Sustainable Packaging Options for Wet Wipes
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Gyöngyi Dávid
Attorney at Law, V V G B Advocaten-Avocats
Recent Developments Under the EU Green Deal and Plastics Strategy – Update on the Impact of the Pandemic
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Jean Francois De Gruttola
Business Development Director Americas Europe Middle East and Africa, Lenzing Fibers Inc.
A Look at the Aftermath of the EU SUPD. Viscose Rayon and Lyocell – Are They Interchangeable? Are All Viscose and Lyocell Made Equals? A Guide for Product Developers and Brand Managers.
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Christopher Dresselhuys
Business Director – North American Retail Wipes, Rockline Industries
Consumer Wipes Usage During the COVID-19 Pandemic and What the ‘Next Normal’ May Look Like
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Jessica Franken
Director of Government Affairs, INDA, Association of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry
Policy Update: 2020 was a Mess. What’s Next in 2021?
State Flushability Developments
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Julia Georgoff
General Manager of NA Wipers & Home Pro Business, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kimberly-Clark Scott Sanitizing Wipes
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Andrew Hackman
Principal Lobbyist, Serlin Haley
State Plastic Policies – The Latest Legislative Developments
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James Harvey
Director of Market and Product Development, ColorMasters LLC
Sustainable Packaging Options for Wet Wipes
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John Hebert
Branch Chief, Environmental Protection Agency
COVID-19's Impact on the EPA's Labeling & Claims Rules
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Tony Herber
Principal Regulatory Consultant/Assistant Federal Team Manager, Scientific & Regulatory Consultants, Inc. (SRC, Inc.)
The FDA & EPA Framework of Regulations: Dry Wipes - Capture vs. Kill Claims - and Canadian Confusion
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Lothar Kaierle
VP Sales Nonwovens, American Truetzschler, Inc.
Sustainable Hygiene Products & Single-use Items - Are there Eco-friendly Alternatives?
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Brad Kalil
Director of Market Intelligence and Economic Insights, INDA
Understanding the State of the Nonwovens Wipes Industry and a Market Gone Mad
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Richard Knowlson
Principal, RPK Consulting
Plastic Free Wipes – A Natural Concept
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Douglas Kretchmer
Chief Executive Officer, The Green Edge Inc.
Creating Value Through Dispensing
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Paul Latten
Director of Research & Development & New Business, Southeast Nonwovens, Inc.
Hemp Fibers in Nonwovens - Ready for The Big Time?
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Laura Mahecha
Industry Manager, I&I Cleaning Products, Kline & Company
I&I Cleaning Wipes: Market Statistics and End User Insights
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Andrea Mojica
Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, Antimicrobial Products and Cleaning Products Association (HCPA)
Emerging Pathogens, Disinfection vs. Soap & Water, and Manufacturers' Concerns
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Michael Niemeyer
Director of Product Development, SharkNinja
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Janet O'Regan
Director, Nonwovens Marketing, Cotton Incorporated
Plastic Free Wipes – A Natural Concept
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Viktoria Reidl
Product Marketing, Lenzing Fibers Inc.
LENZING™ Lyocell Skin fibers
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Shanae Robinson
Group Manager, R&D, The Clorox Company
Challenges and Tough Decisions in Pandemic Response
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Jay Roth
Director of Sales, Elsner Engineering Works, Inc.
Growth and Demand of Canister Wipes Converting Lines in the US and Around the Globe
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Dave Rousse
President, INDA
Flushable Wipes: Some Rays of Light Emerging
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Paul Salama, Ph.D.
CTO & Head of Innovation, Sharon Laboratories
Unveiling Wet Wipes Preservation: New Findings on Microbial Risks and Novel Preservative Solution Created by Rational Design
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Brian Sansoni
Senior Vice President, Communications, Outreach & Membership, The American Cleaning Institute
Wipes, Cleaning and COVID: What Have We Learned Through the Pandemic?
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Matthew Schiering
Chief Marketing Officer, Contec, Inc.
Food Contact Wipes
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Karyn Schmidt
Senior Director, Chemical Regulation, Regulatory & Technical Affairs, American Chemistry Council (ACC)
Canadian Plastic Policy Update
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David Steinberg
President, Steinberg & Associates
Antiseptics - The Past, the Present and the Future
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Gil Stevens
External Relations & Sustainability Director, EDANA
European Single Use Plastic Directive
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Piyush Thakre, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Dow, Inc.
Sustainable Wipes Based on Synthetic Substrates
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Svetlana Uduslivaia
Head of Research, Euromonitor International
Consumer Wipes: Look at the Post-COVID World
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Lara Wyss
President, Responsible Flushing Alliance
To Flush, Or Not to Flush, That is the Question: #FlushSmart Responsible Flushing Alliance’s Public Education Campaign
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