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INDA calls for abstracts for World of Wipes conference

Nov '18
Courtesy: INDA
Courtesy: INDA
INDA’s 13th annual World of Wipes (WOW) International Conference is accepting abstracts through January 17, 2019, on innovative, inspiring, and informative wipe products, markets and technologies. The annual event will be held next in Atlanta, GA, from June 24-27, 2019. INDA is the association of the nonwoven fabrics industry, headquartered in the US.

Experts in the areas of dry and wet wipes, end-use markets, substrate formation, raw materials and fibres, liquid ingredients, packaging, machinery and equipment, and market trends and data are encouraged to submit a brief abstract of one or two paragraphs detailing the relationship of their presentation to wipes or wipe manufacturing. Along with a brief abstract summary, professionals should also submit a speaker’s photo, and biography. Information should be sent to INDA education coordinator Deanna Lovell,, before January 17, 2019, INDA said in a press release.

Presenting at WOW is a unique opportunity to recognise breakthrough wipes products or expertise, collaborate with next-level leaders, gain potential partners and customers, and change the future of wipes. Over 400 wipes business leaders are expected to convene the event to hear premier relevant content concerning market research, product innovations, sustainability issues, new materials and substrates for all wiping products and their components.

WOW is targeted exclusively for wipes brand owners, converters, and their entire supply chain. The WOW committee is developing premium content for a timely and relevant programme that targets areas like preservatives, regulations, emerging science, packaging, ecommerce, new product developments and advances in personal and industrial wipes. Table-top exhibiting opportunities will be available on two
consecutive evenings.

The WIPES academy, the industry’s first and only comprehensive wipes training for the entire wipes supply chain, will occur prior to the conference on June 24 and 25, 2019. Rob Johnson, PE, principal, Smith, Johnson & Associates, will conduct the 1.5-day course. Participants will gain a strong foundation of fundamental wipes knowledge, covering the basics of wipes design, manufacturing and applications, market trends, and opportunities in new product areas. At least two years of basic nonwoven fabrics knowledge or completion of the INDA elementary nonwovens training course are the recommended prerequisites. (GK)

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