Americas Region - Trade Activities
Coming Events & Seminars
2015 Outdoor Retailer Winter Show - OR
Salt Palace Convention Center
Salt Lake City, UT
Please plan on attending the following session while at OR:
Session Title: Designing sustainability into outdoor fabrics using functional finishes.
Date & Time: January 23 9a.m. – 10 a.m. in the Trend and Design Center at the Trade Show.
Session Description: Come and learn how functional finishes can help you design sustainability into your outdoor fabrics. Understand what DWR technology is, how it works, where to get it and what it can do for you. DWR technology is changing due to global industry and regulatory action. Attend this seminar to learn what’s happening and how you can take action now to better design product with more sustainable DWR technology.
Speaker Name(s)/ Company: Robert C.Buck,Ph.D. DuPont
About Bob Buck: Bob Buck is a Technical Fellow with E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Inc. (DuPont). Over his 27 year DuPont career, Bob has held research and development, marketing and management positions in DuPont's textile fibers and chemicals businesses. Bob leads a multi-disciplinary product stewardship program to understand the life-cycle safety, health and environmental aspects of DuPont surface protection products. This work includes global collaboration, communication and interaction with academic, regulatory, NGO and industrial scientists. He is a co-author of numerous peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. Bob is a member of the OIA Chemicals Management Steering Team and a member of the board of directors of the Sustainable Apparel Coalition.
2015 SIA Snow Show & Sourcing Show
January 29-Feb 1
Colorado Convention Center
Be sure to mark your calendars to attend the following seminar while you're at SIA:Confused about Durable Water Repellents (DWR)? Come and learn what you need to know to take action now.
Presented by: Kai Schubert
Kai has been involved with DWR technology for more than 15 years. He started in product development and is now a known expert for industry best practices. Kai enjoys the outdoors – snow, rain or shine.