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Cleaning Products 2013

November 30, -0001

The full schedule is announced.

With presentations from Procter & Gamble, Whirlpool, Colgate-Palmolive and other industry experts, Cleaning Products 2013 is expected to attract more than 100 industry executives to Richmond, VA, Oct. 2-4, 2013. There will be entire sessions devoted to trends in household care and the evolution of detergents, emerging supplier markets, packaging trends, regulation activities, energy efficiency and fabric care.

Here’s a schedule of topics and speakers:

Wednesday, Oct. 2
Trends in Household Care and the Evolution of Detergents
• The Changing Landscape in Household Care, Jamie Rosenberg, global household analyst, Mintel
• The Evolution of Chemical Composition of Laundry and Dishwashing Detergent Toward a More Sustainable Economy, Dr. Franco Pala, analytical chemistry services, Battelle
Emerging Supplier Markets
• Harmony and Sustainability in Chinese Cleaning Industry, Dr. Kitty Zhang, Chief Scientist, Guangzhou Liby Enterprise Group Co., Ltd
New Product Development: The Good, the Band and the Ugly
• Innovation - How Consumer Integrated Product Development Can Result in the Good, the Bad, the Ugly, Paul Siracusa, executive vice president, global R&D, Church & Dwight Inc.
• Innovation - "Fail" to Succeed, Kaj Johnson, Green Chef, Method
Energy Efficiency
• Hung Out to Dry? How to Leverage Utility Energy Efficiency Programs,
Jim Jerozal, managing director, energy efficiency, Nicor Gas
Thursday, Oct. 3
Thinking Outside the Box (Packaging)
• Ecologic Brands- Alternative, Reality, Glenn May, chief R&D officer, Ecologic Brands Inc.
• Embracing Complexity - Rigid Containers, Jack Pacente, VP global account management, Plastipak
• Shape Sleuthing and The Fine Art of Differentiation, Sheldon Yourist, director, global design, Graham Packaging Company, LP
• ACI & 2013 Packaging Perspectives, Douglas Troutman, vice president and counsel, government affairs, American Cleaning Institute
Quat’s Up? Development and Regulations
• Cationics from Fabric Softeners to Specialty Cleaners, Dr. Gonglu Tian, global technology manager, household care, consumer specialties, Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation
• Alternate Anion Quaternary Ammonium Compounds, Dr. David A. Biro, senior manager, global application technology, hygiene and preservation, Lonza Microbial Control
• History of Quaternary Ammonium Products, Linda Terwilliger, technical manager, Akzo Nobel
Developments in Products for the Dryer
• Turning the Dryer into a Delightful Experience for Consumers
Victor Aguilar, R&D director global fabric care, Procter & Gamble
• The Smell of Success: The Creation of a New Laundry Category,
Pamela Lam, vice president, research & development, home and laundry care, Henkel Consumer Goods Inc.
Clothes Minded: Trends in Apparel
• Fashion Forward: Understanding Fashion Forecasting and the Impact of Fashion Trends, Prof. Karen Videtic, department of fashion design and merchandising, Virginia Commonwealth University
 • Title TBA, James Bartley, director of global alliances, Whirlpool
• Panel Discussion: Speakers from the session and Victor Aguilar, R&D director global fabric care, Procter & Gamble
A Year into the New FTC Green Guides
• Green Marketing: James Kohm, associate director for the enforcement division, Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection's Division of Enforcement
Friday, Oct. 4
Latest Developments in Sustainable Fragrances and Delivery Methods
• Updates to the DfE Program: Focus on Fragrances, Teresa McGrath, Supervising Toxicologist, NSF International
• Sustainability Trends in Fragrance: Heather Sims, Director of Perfumery, Arylessence
• Fragrance Delivery in Home and Personal Care Products, Amjad Farooq, Manager Fragrance R&D, Colgate Palmolive
• Use of Brazilian Biodiversity in the Development of Sustainable Fragrances, Veronika Kato, perfumer, Natura
Sustainability + Innovation
• Sourcing & Sustainability - Church & Dwight, Matthew Wasserman, director global product & portfolio stewardship, Church & Dwight
• The Sustainability Consortium (TSC): A Global Approach to Improving Consumer Products, Dr. Christopher Helt, Research Associate, The Sustainability Consortium
• Panel Discussion: Speakers from the session and Kaj Johnson, green chef, Method

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