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14 - 15 November 2019, Amsterdam

14-15 November 2019 | Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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About the conference

The fiberboard conference that focuses on end-user driven innovation, in Europe

The International Fiberboard Industry Conference and Exhibition 2019 is specifically dedicated to the ‘Fiber/wood-based panel’ industry. The focus will be on Fiberboard in its generic, composite and hybrid forms. This conference offers an industry-driven opportunity for business leaders and professionals to meet, discuss and focus on management and business aspects across a changing industry. Delegates will have an excellent opportunity to gain insight into the latest product developments and innovations, markets, business challenges, innovations and futures.

Join us in Amsterdam in November 2019 to bring together the leading fiber board professionals and consumer brands

About the Program

The conference will feature presentations by leading industry players offering insights into the latest technologies, discussing today’s industry issues and latest innovations, panel discussions and up-to-date information on the market and its evolving platforms of opportunities. In addition to the formal events program, there will be a tabletop exhibition and a networking program, providing the ideal setting to promote your company and its products to an international audience. The exhibition space will be situated directly outside the conference room in the coffee and networking area.

WHAT TO EXPECT
*Industry Updates
*Market Trends
*Today’s Key Topics
*Technological Developments
*Networking Opportunities
*Insight in Market Dynamics

REASONS TO ATTEND
*Learn from Industry Leaders
*Broaden Your Horizons
*Enhance Your Business
*Expand Your Network
*Explore New Market Opportunities

Program - 14 November 2019

08:30-10:00

Registration opens and welcome coffee

10:00 – 10:45

Conference opening and welcome followed by
AWA Market Overview Presentation
Maurice Wassen, Business Development Manager – Fiberboard Industry Consultancy Services,  AWA Alexander Watson Associates

10:45-11:15

Real Time Industry Survey
Corey M Reardon, President & CEO, AWA Alexander Watson Associates

11:15-11:45

Dynamics of the global wood panel surfacing business
Krystyna Kiniorska, Analyst, Pöyry Management Consulting (UK) Limited

11:45-12:15

Building an innovation culture in wood-based panel industry
Dr. Huseyin Guler, Business Planning and Innovation Director, Kastamonu Entegre A.S.

12:15-13:15

Networking and Lunch Break

13:15-14:15

Panel Discussion – West versus East in Technology & Supply
Moderator: Robert Higham, Consultant Editor Fiberboard Industry
• Dominik Wolfschütz, Market Research Specialist, VDMA

14:15-14:45

Key Trends of the Wooden Board Market in Europe
Andrew Gutsalo, Project Manager, Woodbizforum

14:45-15:45

Networking and coffee break

15:45-16:15

The Award Winning Three Dimensional Fiberboard Formaldehyde Free Wood-Based Composite
Raymond Loch, Business Development Director, Sonae Arauco

16:15-16:45

New opportunities & applications for Fiberboard – under consideration of swelling properties
Carsten Lange, Owner, L42 Capital Partners

16:45-17:00

Closing Comments
Maurice Wassen, Business Development Manager – Fiberboard Industry Consultancy Services,  AWA Alexander Watson Associates

17:00-19:00

Cocktail Reception

Program - 15 November 2019

09:00-09:30

The Growth of Board in Furniture – What is Important to IKEA
Hendrikus Odendal, Regional Wood Supply and Forestry Manager, Inter IKEA

09:30-10:00

Circular Interior design: can industry deliver what is expected of them?
Mantijn van Leeuwen, Managing Director, Nibe

10:00-10:30

Development of Closed Loop Recycling in the Fibreboard Industry
• Craig Bartlett, Managing Director, MDF Recovery and 
• Dr Rob Elias, Director, BioComposites Centre, Bangor University

10:30-11:00

Circular design and production: from dream to reality
Mike Van den Hof, Business Development, Ecor

11:00-12:00

Panel Discussion – Future of Fiberboard
Moderator: Maurice Wassen, Business Development Manager – Fiberboard Industry Consultancy Services, AWA Alexander Watson Associates
Mantijn van Leeuwen, Managing Director, Nibe
• Henk-Jan Udding, Innovation Director Novel Applications, DSM-Niaga

12:00-12:15

Closing comments
Maurice Wassen, Business Development Manager – Fiberboard Industry Consultancy Services,  AWA Alexander Watson Associates

Location

Novotel Amsterdam City
Europaboulevard 10 
Amsterdam, 1083 AD 
Netherlands 

Phone:+31 020 721 9179
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