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JUNE 17-20, 2024
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Conference Speakers

Rahul Bansal
Assistant Vice President- Global Sales & Marketing - Nonwovens, Birla Cellulose
Improving Product Attributes of Flushable Wipes / MTT Using Fibre innovation for Better Consumer Experience
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Courtney Baumer
Innovation & Marketing Manager, Kimberly-Clark Corporation
Kimberly-Clark Corporation
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Heidi Beatty
Chief Executive Officer, Crown Abbey, LLC
Wipes Academy
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Chris Danis, M.D.
President/Owner, CJD Innovations LLC
CJD Innovations LLC
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Paul Davies
Senior Consultant, Crown Abbey, LLC
Wipes Academy
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Murat Dogru
General Manager, EDANA
EU Green Deal: The Next Wave of Legislation Beyond SUPD
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Kyra Dorsey, Ph.D.
Principal, Glory Group LLC
Flushability In A Nutshell
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Michelle Duchnowski, Psy.D.
Founder & CEO, Bringabouts(TM)
An Innovative Approach to Sustainable, Hygienic Diaper Ointment Application & Packaging
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Jaren Edwards
President, Stein Fibers, Ltd.
Stein Fibers, Ltd.
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Wes Fisher
Director of Government Relations, INDA
Flushability Briefs - Legislative Efforts
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Steve Gallo
CEO, Diamond Wipes International, Inc.
Industry Thought Leaders: Priorities & Predictions
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Robert Giammanco
CEO, 2XL Corporation
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Robert Green
Vice President of Performance Polymers , NatureWorks
RISE 2023
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George Joncas
VP Sales - Americas, FiberVisions Corporation (An Indorama Ventures Company)
Nonwoven Wipe Using Biotransformation Technology
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Anil Kirhalli
Director of Sales, Kansan Machinery Company
Kansan Machinery Company
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Richard Knowlson
Principal, RPK Consulting
Wipe Industry Statistics
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Matt Kocian
Product Manager Director, Berry Global
Certified Traceability Systems - Their Value & the Security Offered When Making Sustainability Claims
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Ken Krengel
President, Yowel LLC
The Yowel™ System
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Len LaPorta
Managing Director, Wiles Bros. - Aintree Capital LLC
Maintaining Value in Your Business During the M&A Process
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Phil Mango
President, Philip Mango Consulting
The Nonwoven Wipes Supply Chain Response to “Plastics Free”
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Siddharth Manocha
Director, Sceptre Medical India Pvt. Ltd.
Sceptre Medical India Pvt. Ltd.
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Vikki Martin
Vice-President, Fiber Competition, Cotton Incorporated
Traceability - Documentation, Testing Technologies & New Regulations. Providing Education and Support to the Global Supply Chain
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Deepika Mishra, Ph.D.
Consultant, U.S. Cotton Trust Protocol
How the Trust Protocol Uses Data to Make Claims - Can Nonwoven Manufactures Create and Follow a Similar Path to Avoid Confusion?
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Markus Mueller
Vice President Sales & Marketing Reifenhauser Group and Sales Director Reicofil, Reifenhauser Reicofil GmbH & Co. KG
Industry Thought Leaders: Priorities & Predictions
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Sam Nebel
Co-Founder, Goodwipes
Closeness to the Consumer – Goodwipes to Uranus: To Boldly Go Where No Toilet Paper Company Has Gone Before
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Jan O'Regan
Principal, O'Regan Consulting
INDA Lifetime Service Award Recipient
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Matt O'Sickey, Ph.D.
Director of Education & Technical Affairs, INDA
Flushability Briefs - Standards Development
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Liying Qian
Global Industry Manager – Tissue and Hygiene, Euromonitor International
Top Global Consumer Trends and Their Implications in the Wipes Sector
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Seshadri Ramkumar
Professor, Texas Tech University - TIEHH
INDA Lifetime Technical Achievement Award Recipient
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Arvind Rao
Global Head Sales & Marketing, Elixrr Industries Private Limited
Elixrr Industries Private Limited
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Chuck Rogers
Americas Director, Technical Consulting & Supply Chain Solutions, Bureau Veritas
Why Companies Should Be Managing Their Supply Chain & the Risks of Not Having a Resilient Plan In Place
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RJ Rudolph
Group Director - CMS-RT, Rockline Industries
Industry Thought Leaders: Priorities & Predictions
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Jodi Russell
Vice President R&D, Cleaning Innovation, Packaging & Sustainability, The Clorox Company
Industry Thought Leaders: Priorities & Predictions
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Kara Rutland
Marketing Manager, Partnership Products, Kimberly-Clark Professional
Kimberly-Clark Professional
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Michael Seager
Segment Manager, QComp Technologies
QComp Technologies
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Matt Seaholm
CEO, Plastics Industry Association
Trends for the Plastics Industry - From Regulation to Reputation
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Suzanne Shelton
President & CEO, Shelton Group
Give the People What They Want! A Road Trip Through the Consumer Mindset on Plastics, Packaging, Recycling, and What They Expect from the Brands They Buy From
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Shai Shemesh
President, Shemesh Automation Ltd.
All-New Complete Packaging Solutions for Jumbo Wipes in Pails and Bags/Stand-up Pouches
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Edward Steiner
Senior Director, International Trade & Government Relations, Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A.
The Potential Consequences of Incomplete or Absent Claims and Compliance Systems
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Dario Vallone
Inventor, TBA
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Thomas Weigert
Senior Expert Technology Spunlace & Drying, Truetzschler Nonwoven GmbH
Sustainable Technologies for Sustainable Products
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Robert Weilminster
EVP & General Manager - US & Canada - HHS, Berry Global
Industry Thought Leaders: Priorities & Predictions
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Eva Welsh
Evolon Market Manager - North America, Freudenberg Performance Materials
Sustainable Innovation & Manufacturing: The Impacts of Reducing our CO2 Footprint While Targeting CO2 Neutrality by 2035
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Sabrina Wong
President, U.S. Pacific Procurement Company
U.S. Pacific Procurement Company
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Lara Wyss
President, Responsible Flushing Alliance
Flushability Briefs - Consumer Education
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Noa Ziklo, Ph.D.
Global R&D Program Manager - Innovation Group, Sharon Personal Care
A Holistic Approach Towards Wet Wipes Preservation
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