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Coming Events & Seminars

2015 Outdoor Retailer Winter Show - OR
Booth 39044
January 21-24
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 22, 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



2015 SIA Snow Show & Sourcing Show
January 29-Feb 1
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, CO

Be sure to mark your calendars to attend the following seminar while you're at SIA:

Session Title:  Confused about Durable Water Repellents (DWR)?  Come and learn what you need to know to take action now.

Date & Time:  January 30, 1pm

Session Description:  Durable water repellent (DWR) technology delivers performance that consumers want and need.  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 know that you have moved to 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.