Edana announces programme for Filtrex 2019 expo
Edana, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has announced the programme of speakers and topics for the 8th edition of Filtrex Europe. The leading nonwoven filtration conference and exhibition will be held on May 14 and 15, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. It is known as one of the leading platforms for the filtration industry.
The expo promises to attract high-level attendees and to be a memorable event with excellent opportunities for networking and business development. This conference will also offer high level inspirational speeches of resonance to any leader in today’s complex business world, according to Edana.
The conference opens with an exploration on the future of mobility by Dr. Bodo Schwieger, general manager at Team Red. The first day will also showcase the second edition of the Filtrex Innovation Awards, an accolade which honours the efforts of manufacturers of nonwoven based filtration products/elements and celebrates their continuous efforts for excellence and innovation. The nominees will each receive a 10-minute slot to present their innovation.
The second day will kick-off with a speech by Dr. Stefan Berbner, chief operating officer - AAF Europe. He will guide the audience through the megatrends that will drive increased global demand for filtration products for decades to come, including digitalisation, urbanisation, industrialisation, a booming middle class, and the proliferation of smart technologies. Other topics include filtration in mobility, innovative filter materials, media converting technology, and new developments in media design and modelling/testing.
Some of the other speakers participating the expo include Thomas Heininger, manager R&D cabin air filter - Mann+Hummel, Germany; Nick Molden, chief executive officer - Emissions Analytics, UK; Tobias Beisel, project manager - Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, Germany. (GK)
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