4th Future of Surfactants Summit, 6th-7th February 2019, Madrid, Spain

WorldPressOnline  - For its 4th edition, the Future of Surfactants Summit is setting off in Madrid, Spain, on the 6th & 7th February 2019.

Over the two days, the participants will discuss the industry’s most pressing matters, such as: regulation updates, moving towards circular economy & achieving sustainability targets, matching consumers’ expectations and how to keep innovating in a mature industry. These topics, amongst others, will be covered through interactive sessions, including case studies, and insightful panel discussions.

This new edition will bring together senior executives from the entire value chain: feedstocks suppliers, surfactants producers, end-product manufacturers, along with technology providers and industry associations.

Join us in Madrid for two days of exchanging perspectives, learning & great networking opportunities with your peers.

Key Topics

  • Availability & Capacity of Feedstocks & Surfactants: Current & Mid to Long Term Outlook
  • Gaining Insights on regulation framing the Industry & its Potential Consequences
  • How the Industry is Becoming More Sustainable: Best Practices & Future Action Plan
  • Surfactants New Developments: What Innovations to Expect?
  • Bio-Based Surfactants vs. Fossil Fuel Derived: Assessing Alternative Feedstocks to Petrochemicals 
  • The Role of Enzymes in the Surfactants Industry
  • Enhancing Biodegradability across all Surfactants
  • Downgrading: Challenges & Opportunities
  • Surfactants Applications: Focus on End-Markets & Product
  • Meeting Consumers’ Expectations by Integrating them into the Development Process
  • Bridging the Gap between Surfactants Producers & End-Products Manufacturers to Enhance Innovation

Agenda Committee

  • Ulf Shröder, R&D Manager, Global R&D, EMEIA, AkzoNobel 
  • Jef Wittouck, Managing Director, Christeyns
  • Dirk Leinweber, Director of Competence Center Surfactants & Functional Chemicals, Clariant
  • Chris Sayner, BP Customer Alliances Corporate Sustainability, Croda
  • Helen Herd, Head of R&D Formulations, McBride


Who Will Attend?

Senior executives from: consumer product manufacturers, surfactants manufacturers, cosmetics product / ingredient formulators, raw material producers & suppliers, product developers, regulatory affairs specialists, personal care brand owners, natural cosmetic /ingredient producers, consultants, cosmetic associations, equity firms and individuals interested in growing in the cosmetic business.

Register today for the opportunity to gain useful industry insights and network amongst the leading industry professionals. With an investment of £1,695 only you can benefit from becoming a part of the story and gain valuable experience and priceless expertise. As the number of attendees is strictly limited, please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Readers/ Subscribers are entitled to a special discount on registration – to claim please contact Mado on MLampropoulou@acieu.net or +44 (0) 203 141 0607 quoting SSUe4MKTG.


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We welcome you to join our leading experts at Future of Surfactants Summit 2018!
Please click on the link below to view the latest agenda: https://www.wplgroup.com/aci/ssue4-mktg-agenda/

Past Attendees Include: EOC Surfactants NV * Neste * Barcelonesa * Evonik Performance Materials GmbH * Surfactgreen * EPS Materials * Control Union Certifications B.V. * SABIC Petrokimya Tic Ltd Sti * ITW * ExxonMobil Chemical * SEPPIC * Henkel * ASPA-INGRECOS * Cosun Biobased Products * Hayat Kimya * Lucta * Davines S.p.A. * Oxiteno S/A Industria E Commercio * Givaudan * Enza Biotech AB * Institute For Biodiversity And Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) - University of Amsterdam * KANEKA NV * Dust-A-Side (Pty)Ltd. * Beiersdorf AG * Amines & Plasticizers Ltd. * Quadrise Fuels * VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. * Apeiron Synthesis S.A. * Temixoleo * Innospec * Roundtable On Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) * NILU * Yordas Group * LMC International * Surfachem * Procter & Gamble * ThinkStep and many more...