Yarn & Fiber
Top-class plenary lectures on opening day of Dornbirn MFC
Mr. Buisson, Veolia Water Technologies (US), will report on prospects for “Innovative Fibres and Textiles in the Field of Water Management“, and Dr. Meierkord , the President of the European Man-Made Fibres Association CIRFS (BE), will present a paper on the “Contribution of Man-made Fibres to the Balanced Use of Global Resources“.
Management talk on opening day
On the most timely subject of “Marine Litter – a problem turned into an innovative opportunity“. The panel will be headed by W. Woitsch, a partner of SYNGROUP Consulting (AT). Other panel members will be Prof. FJ Radermacher / Ulm University (DE), P. Meister / Adidas (DE), W. Rauch / IVC (DE), R. van de Kerkhof / Lenzing AG (AT), Donal Breen / Indorama/Wellman (TH) and HM Schally /EU (BE).
Panel discussion in the segment protective applications
The second day will be concluded with a discussion on “The endless saga of ultra-light & ingenious high performance features: What’s next?” Moderated by Dr. I. Hofmann / IHOFMANN (DE), the panel will include E. Orndoff / NASA (US), M. Stanhope / Tencate (US), O. Spöcker / Lenzing AG (AT), P. Berardi / Nilit (IT), Helmut Zepf / PBI Performance Products Inc. (US) and a representative of DSM Dyneema (NL).
Panel discussion in the field of sports and leisure wear
A panel on “Sustainability & Performance – a contradiction in this industry?” has been planned for Thursday noon, just before the lunch break; discussants are R. Bethmann / VAUDE (DE), Kate Riley / Adidas (DE), R. Vitarana / MAS Holding (Sri Lanka), Y. Dandapure /Lululemon (CA) and other Brands, who will be headed by Giuseppe Gherzi / Gherzi Consulting(CH).
New main-programme folder on 56. Dornbirn-MFC
You will find the details on more than 100 expert lectures as well as to the planned panel discussions in our new main-programme. This year´s Dornbirn-MFC will be devoted to the following main topics:
- Fiber innovations
- Fibers, textiles and nonwovens for hygienic and healthcare applications
- Fibers, textiles and nonwovens for protective applications
- Fibers, textiles and nonwovens for sports and leisure wear
- Please feel free to download the actual main-programme: