Adrian Wilson, Conference Chair, Technical Textiles International 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.
Detlev Käppel, Director Sales Department, Tenowo GmbH (Germany) - Keynote
Detlev Käppel has a degree in Engineering and a MBA in General Management, with 25 years' work experience in the industry. Mr Käppel is currently Global Sales Director and also General Manager at Tenowo Huzhou New Materials, Zhejiang, China of technical nonwovens and composite products for various industries such as automotive, filtration, construction etc.
Michael Effing, Chairman of the Board, Composites Germany & AVK, Founder and CEO, AMAC GmbH (Germany) - Keynote
Michael Effing has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology Aachen (RWTH), Germany. His specialist field is Polymers/Composites.
Dr Effing has 25 years' experience as a strategic and innovative Executive Manager with a key focus on Marketing & Sales Excellence, with extensive international experience in executive positions with global Industry leaders such as DuPont, Berkshire Hathaway, Owens Corning, Huntsman and DSM.
Michael Effing is the Founder & Managing Director of AMAC GmbH; Chairman of the Board of Composites Germany, Berlin, and Chairman of the Board of the Federation of Reinforced Plastics AVK, Frankfurt. He is also a Board Member and Vice President of the Polymer Plastics Trade Association GKV in Bad Homburg, Germany and Board Member of Composites Europe.