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Conference Programme

Day One: 10 October 2018 09:00-17:30

Introduction, aims and themes of the conference: overview of the major high-performance application markets for nonwovens
Adrian Wilson, Chair (UK)

Early-bird Delegate Registration now open

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Abstracts of presentations

Please find below the conference presentations to date and some of the topics they will each raise. Find the answers to these questions and much more by booking your seat at the 4th International Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications, 10-11 October. Click here to purchase your delegate place today, or email [email protected] for more information.


Speaker Biographies

Adrian Wilson, Conference Chair, Technical Textiles International magazine and Sustainable Nonwovens (UK)

Long-time industry specialist Adrian Wilson has written and edited numerous nonwovens and related publications including Nonwovens Report International. He currently writes for Sustainable Nonwovens and Technical Textiles International and edits Smart Textiles and Nanotechnologies.


10-11 October 2018: 4th International Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications, Cannes, France

Following the success of last year's event in Prague, we are holding the next conference at the Novotel Cannes Montfleury in Cannes, France, on 10-11 October 2018.


12 July 2018

Dr Heinz Meierkord on why man-made fibres still have a vital role to play in the future of the industry and the environment

Q&A Heinz Meierkord, CEO of Advansa and immediate past-President of CIRFS

Q: At NHPA 2018 you will address of some of the key challenges facing the world – population growth, climate change and increasing consumption –  and detail some very positive advantages manmade fibres have over natural fibres, in terms of firstly, land use, as well as the use of fertilizers, pesticides, insecticides. Can you tell us a little more?

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Conference Venue & Hotel Booking form

The venue for Nonwovens for High-performance Applications is the 4-star Hotel Novotel Cannes Montfleury in the heart of the French Riviera, on 10-11 October 2018.

Conference Proceedings

NHPA2017 proceedings available to purchase


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