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European Textile Polyester Summit 2019


  • Amsterdam The Netherlands (map)

Taking place on 23rd & 24th October 2019 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, this two day content-driven event will give you an insight into the European polyester market and its drivers and developments, as well as focus on feedstock availability and sustainability challenges and facilitate  excellent networking opportunities. 

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Pieter Imhof, CEO - BioBTX

  • Martin Stephan, Deputy CEO - Carbios

  • Frederic Van Houte, Director General - CIRFS

  • Sliman Almuhamed, Component & Technology Engineer - Decathlon

  • Hao Ding, Business Leader Textile EMEA, DuPont Biomaterials - Dupont

  • Prem Chitkara, Director- Polyesters & Nylons EMEA - IHS Markit

  • Catarina Guise, Textile Engineer - Inovafil

  • Volker Steidel, Managing Director - Lauffenmühle

  • Giovanni Marchi, CEO - Marchi & Fildi

  • Julian Lings, Sustainability & CSR Manager - The North Face

  • Andre Wissenberg, VP, Head of Marketing, Corporate Comms & Public Affairs - Oerlikon

  • Sam Deconinck, Deputy Lab Manager - OWS

  • Vivek Tandon, Founder & CEO - PerPETual Global

  • Seda Unal, R&D Manager - Polyteks

  • Pals Brust, CEO - UPSET Textiles

  • Cyndi Rhoades, CEO - Worn Again
    and many more...

Key Topics Include:

  • Obstacles and Solutions Facing Polyester Supply and Demand

  • The Polyester Trade and the Impact of the Asian Market on European Production

  • Addressing Regulations Framing the European Polyester Fibre Market

  • Examining the Technologies within Polyester Fibre Production

  • Technical Use of Polyester and the Opportunities for Growth in the Market

  • Implementing Sustainable Methods of Polyester Production

  • Moving Towards a Circular Economy through Polyester Fibre Production

  • Understanding the Relationship between Polyester and Ethics

Earlier Event: October 16
BIOBASED Coatings APAC 2019
Later Event: October 30
Lignofuels Americas