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Conference Program

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
   
9:00
Welcoming remarks
   
9:15
Global Surfaces Overview
Kenn Busch, Material Intelligence
   
10:00
Coffee break
   
10:30
Materials Matter: The Influence of New Materials in Product Development
Karsten Bleymehl, MRC Materials Research and Consulting
   
11:15
The Willingness to Pay (WTP) for Green Laminates in Wood-based Products: A Regional Analysis
Jega Ratnasingam, Universiti Putra Malaysia
   
12:00
Lunch break
   
14:00
Decorative Surfaces and Wooden Substrates: At the Threshold of a Revolution?
The Magic Square of Innovation, Sustainability, Digitalization, Industry 4.0

Peter Meyer, PH MEYER Wirtschaftsberatung
   
14:45
The Melamine Surfacing Materials Industry in China
Qian Kun, Sois Mendinni Group
   
15:30
Coffee break
   
16:00
Asia Design Trend and Lifestyles
Angel Lin, Formica
   
16:45
End of day 1
 
19:30
Conference Dinner

The traditional conference dinner will be held at „The Neverending Summer“ Restaurant, in walking distance of the hotel.
   
   
Wednesday, 19 October 2016
   
9:00
Living with Timber
Eric Leong, Milax Integrated
   
9:45
Recurrence of Trends in Colour and Shape
Leonhard Oberascher, Colour Consultant
   
10:30
Coffee break
   
11:00
The Advantage of Using the Velvet Jet Pigment Inks in the Decor Printing Industry
Thomas Poetz, Velvet - Jet Inks by Bordeaux
   
11:30
Livingscapes
Siegmund Maierbrugger, Interprint
   
12:00
Lunch break
   
13:30
Trends and Developments in Industrial Inkjet for Decor - Findings from Recent Survey and Research Into Developing Inkjet for Decor, Industrial Inkjet and More
Marcus Timson, InPrint Show
 
14:00
The Revolution for Industrial Inkjet from Decor to Direct to Shape
Daniel Lin, Agfa
 
14.30
Coffee break
 
15:00
The Imaging of (Material) Things
Stephen Greene, EFI
 
15:30
Halftoning for Inkjet Printing
Will Eve, Inca Digital
   
16:00
The Challenges and Rewards of Inkjet Printing in the Decorative Laminate Market Space
Kevin Myers, Fujifilm IC
 
16:30
End of conference