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Connecting with the professionals from the whole industrial chain, ANDTEX 2019 Conference was a dedicated international conference for nonwoven industry development. At the forum, attended by 245 delegates, the nonwoven specialists from Europe, Japan, China, US, Thailand, and other countries and regions exchanged and shared their expertise.

ANDTEX 2019 Conference Programme

May 15-16, 2019 (Silk 1 & 2 room, BITEC, Bangkok)

The Health and Industry Benefits of Nonwoven Technology Expands in Thailand and Throughout Southeast Asia

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*The conference will be conducted in English and provided translation in Thai.

DAY ONE May 15, Wednesday Moderator by Dr. Khemchai Hemachandra
MORNING Exhibition Opening Ceremony
13:00-13:10 Opening Remark Representative from Thailand Government
Representative from EJK
Master of Ceremonies
13:10-13:40 Keynote Address
Thailand Government Policies for Nonwovens on Different Industry Sectors
Dr. Chanchai Sirikasemlert
President, Thailand Textile Institute
13:40-14:10 Overview of Nonwoven Industries and Technologies Utilized in Thailand Chureerat Prahsarn, Ph.D.
Principal Researcher, Advanced Polymer Technology Research Group, National Metal and Materials Technology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA)
14:10-14:20 Break
14:20-14:50 Keynote Address
Growing Fiber Business for Nonwovens Application in Thailand
Mr. Tetsuya Horii
President, Teijin Thailand
14:50-16:00 Filtration-Regulation and Technology, Positive Impact of Nonwovens on Decreasing Pollution and Other Health Hazards to the Public Dr. Chuanxiong Zhang
Secretary General, China Nonwovens & Industrial Textiles Association (CNITA)

Mr. Chen Shih Chung
Chairman, Taiwan Nonwoven Fabrics Industry Association (TNFIA)

Mr. Socrates Ng
President, Hong Kong Nowovens Association (HKNA)

Mie Kamiyama, Ph.D.
Assistant to General Manager Technology & Production Division Filter Project Manager, Teijin Frontier Co Ltd
16:00-16:10 Question & Answer
16:10-16:15 Closing Remark/ End of Day One

DAY TWO May 16, Thursday Moderator by Natthaphop Suwannamek, Ph.D.
09:40-09:45 Opening Remark Representative from EJK
09:45-10:15 Recent Market Trends of Asian Nonwovens Mr. Hideo Tsuchiya
Secretary General (Deputy), Asia Nonwoven Fabrics Association (ANFA)
10:15-10:45 EDANA: 30 Years' Experience in Global Product Stewardship & Guidance for Absorbent Hygiene Producers Mr. Sean Kerrigan
Director of Communications and Media Relation, EDANA
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-12:40 Spunbonded, Spunmelted and Carding Technologies and Applications "Flexible Solutions and New Products for the Nonwoven Market". Dipl. Ing. Markus Müller
Director, Sales,Member of Board Reicofil GmbH & Co. KG

Dipl. Ing. Dr. techn. Susanne Jary
Head of Global Business Management for Wipes & Facial Masks, Lenzing AG Lenzing Aktiengesellschaft – India

Mr. Dominic Prömpler
Area Sales Manager, Trützschler
12:40-12:50 Question & Answer
12:50-14:00 Break
14:00-14:30 Trend of Nonwoven Technologies in the World Dr. Osamu Yaida
Advisor, All Nippon Nonwovens Association (ANNA)
14:30-15:00 Keynote Address
Disposable Hygiene Products and Production Trends-Nordson's Solution
Mr. Anthony Lim
Business Manager, Nonwovens, S.E.A.Nordson
15:00-15:30 CHTC Jiahua's Innovation and Development of Biocomponent Spunbond Nonwoven and Cotton Spunlace Nonwoven Mr. Kevin Cao
Vice General Manager, Technical &Quality &Product, CHTC Jiahua Nonwoven Co Ltd
15:30-15:40 Closing Remark/ End of Conference

(This program is subject to the final confirmation of event organizer.)