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Sustain-tex … environmental solutions program to be held in Nov
Oct '08
The Technical Textiles and Nonwoven Association's 8th annual conference will be held on Thursday 13th November in the highly esteemed Melbourne Museum – The Age Theatre.

The Sustain-tex … environmental solutions program is now on the website. Go to textileconference.com/program.htm to see the full range of speakers from Australia, USA and Europe:

• Ms K. Joy Nunn, Chief Executive Officer of Circle, LLC and Strateline Industries (USA)
• Mr Edward Warcaba, Sustainability Manager, InterfaceFLOR (Aust)
• Dr Randy Meirowitz, President, RnD Technical Solutions Inc (USA)
• Dr Gerhard Blaum, Manager Coating Division, CHT R. Beitlich GMBH (Germany)
• Mr Guido Juchli, Director, Marketing & Sales
• Mr Keith Cowlishaw, Head-School of Fashion and Textiles
• Dr Ross Hearne, General Manager Corporate Services, South Asia, Kimberly Clark Corporation
• Dr Roger Holmes-Browne, Group Project Manager, Geofabrics Australasia
• Dr Martin Schlegel, Managing Director, Advanced Polymer Technology
• Dr Ioan Negulescu, Professor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge (USA)
• Dr Menghe Miao, CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering
• Mr Trevor Barrows, Principle Consultant, CarbonView

The website also contains abstracts and biographical details of all the speakers, along with hyperlinks to their respective organisations. Go to textileconference.com/program.htm

The TTNA is proud to announce its major sponsors for this event - the International Fibre Centre, Clear-Edge Filtration, CSIRO and Lectra. Go to textileconference.com/sponsors.htm for links to all sponsors.

Sustain-tex will commence at 8.15 for registration in the foyer of The Age Theatre, and conclude just after 5.30. Drinks and dinner are 1km away in the 100 Mile Café where an eclectic musical experience will accompany the mingling of delegates and the rattle of trams. Separate registration for dinner is welcome.

Sustain-tex will feature papers on strategies to reduce our global footprint in products which have been developed to reduce energy consumption and thus environmental impact during the process of manufacturing. This conference will assist the textile, clothing and footwear industry to understand the nature and complexity of environmental challenges and the industry's capacity to take action.

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