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Conference Program

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
9:00 am
The Art of Designing „Productive“ Ink-jet Printed Décors
Robert Massen, Baumer Inspection
10:00 am
Trends in Industrial Print: What does it mean? What opportunities are there?
Frazer Chesterman* and Frederic Blancher**
* Mack Brooks Exhibitions Group
** Encres Dubuit
10:30 am
Coffee break
11:00 am
Decorative Inkjet Glass Printing – Indoor/Outdoor
Richard Piock and Bernd Würth, Durst
11:30 am
Wood Powder - The Sustainable Multifunctional Layer for Hot-pressed Boards
Niclas Håkansson and Göran Ziegler, Välinge Innovation
Lunch break
1:30 pm
Capturing height information on surfaces and workflow automation
Jens Becker, Cruse
2:00 pm
Hybride Digital Print on Paper for HPL/CPL and Melamine Direct Coating
Florian Ross, Hymmen
2:30 pm
Inert Coating Technology and Digital Pinting
Creating Value to Products, Keeping Production Costs Parameters Competitive

Roberto Bolognini, Cefla Finishing
3:00 pm
Coffee break
3:30 pm
Dual Chemistry - The Use of HMMC Adhesives for New Plastic Substrates on Wooden Boards
Walter Stadlbauer and Inaki Sigler, H.B. Fuller
4:00 pm
Flat Lam 2.0 - Modern Adhesives With Persuasive Arguments
Ingo Horsthemke and Friederich Braetzkus, Jowat
4:30 pm
DEA - Curing Characterization and Correlations with Gloss
Elisabeth Dolezel-Horwath* , Uwe Müller* , Claudia Pretschuh* , Marlen Reiner** and Stephan Knappe***
* Kompetenzzentrum Holz
** FunderMax
*** Netzsch-Gerätebau
5:00 pm
End of day 1
7:00 pm
Buses leave for the conference dinner
7:30 pm
Conference dinner at Augustiner Bräu
Dress code: informal

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
9:00 am
Executive Session by Pöyry Management Consulting

The session will kick off with Pöyry (Cormac O ' Caroll and George Goroyias) presenting a global point of view on the main strategic challenges and opportunities facing the Panel and Surfacing sector with focus on Europe, followed by presentations by two/three guest Senior Business executives from leading panel, surfacing and furniture companies (invited by Pöyry – names to be confirmed).

After a coffee break, the morning session will conclude with an interactive panel discussion on the theme:

"What will drive the sector's evolution and growth in Europe? What needs to change ?"

exploring business leaders' point of view on different drivers of industry success, what are the key challenges facing the European industry and how can European companies create winning strategies for future growth.

The ‘What will drive the evolution and growth in Europe? What needs to change? ' Panel Debate (in which the Pöyry and industry speakers will participate – up to 6 people), will further explore the following topics:

•  What have been the major value chain developments? – Business Leader s to share their company's success stories

•  Are the current operating models still relevant ? New winning strategies - w hat are the lessons learned? - Business Leader s to share their personal experience of strategies that have worked

•  Have the traditional products stagnated? Can innovation provide a pathway for significant growth? Why does our industry invest so little in new product development - a Business Leader perspective

•  New generation marketing as a strategic growth tool? Who are the trendsetters and what have they gained through innovative marketing? - a Business Leader perspective

•  What are the three key opportunities in the European market and what would be required to capture them?

•  What are the three key challenges that limit sector growth in Europe, and what can be done to mitigate this risk?

The Executive Session will be facilitated by Dr Cormac O'Carroll and Dr George Goroyias. They will provide stimulus in the discussion via the key presentation and a series of short case studies focusing on specific areas of expertise.

Lunch break
1:30 pm
Colors of Motion
Monika Fecht, Renolit
2:00 pm
Meladur ® a Product of BMK
Moritz Menier, BMK
2:30 pm
Harmonious Surface and Edge
Innovative Technologies for Edging in an Era of Digital Printing and High Gloss

Jens Fandrey, Kleiberit
3:00 pm
Coffee break 
3:30 pm
Powder Coating of Wood Based Panels –
The Long Awaited Industrial Breakthrough and Challenges with the Implementation

Raphael Kalt, Florian Emmenegger, Klaus Rehm, and Bernhard Letsch
Bern University of Applied Sciences
4:00 pm
How to Measure Glossy Surfaces
Herfried Lammer* , Katja Regenfelder* , Edith Zikulnig-Rusch* , Raimund Leitner**
* Kompetenzzentrum Holz
** CTR Carinthian Tech Research
4:30 pm
Nanocomposite Coating Application for Melamine Decorative Surface
Abouzar Hatam, University of Gorgan
5:00 pm
End of Conference






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