The FEICA European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and
Expo will take place September 11-12 at Palais du Pharo in Marseille, France.
Building on the success of previous years, FEICA is developing a new look to
the conference while maintaining the tradition of the only business and
technical conference dedicated to the adhesive and sealant industry in Europe.
New Program Format
The 2008 FEICA Conference will offer a Technical Day and a
Business Forum. The Technical Day, Sept. 11, will have the following parallel
- Technical Track. New
innovative materials and green technologies
- Legislation Track. Legislation issues
including REACH implementation, GHS, indoor air, etc.
- Service Provider Track. New innovative
services within strategic management, HR, IT and others.
The sessions will be followed by a Gala Dinner.
On Sept. 12, the half-day Business Forum “Meeting Challenges Through
Innovation” will include several industry leaders sharing their vision about
our industry’s challenges and discussing how innovation will contribute to
meeting them. Panelists include Vittorio Maglia, director of the Economic
Analysis and Internationalisation Department of FEDERCHIMICA, Federchimica; Dr.
Ramón Bacardit, corporate senior vice president of Adhesives Technologies
Research, Henkel KGaA; Michael St. Pierre, director of Business Development
EAME, Huntsman Polyurethanes; Bruno Charrièr, Global Innovation director,
Bostik; Dr. Raija Polvinen, R&D manager, Kiilto Oy; and Gonzague Six,
Global Marketing leader, Dow Chemical.
FEICA Expo 2008
The exhibition, an essential part of the conference, is an
effective way to reach key people within the adhesives and sealants industry.
This year, the Expo will be integrated in the conference more intensively
- lunch and all coffee breaks will take place in the exhibition hall, doubling
the total exhibition time to six hours.
Exhibitors as of June 12 include:
For more information, visit www.feica.com.
- Adhäsion Kleben & Dichten/GWV Fachverlage GmbH
- Adhesives & Sealants Industry
- Bayer MaterialScience AG
- EAS European Adhesives & Sealants magazine -
DMG World Media
- Evonik Degussa GmbH
- Shiraishi-Omya GmbH
- Sulzer Mixpac Ltd.
- TAH, a Nordson Co.
- Technical University Braunschweig, Institute of Joining and
Marseille is the second-largest city in France, and
forms the third-largest metropolitan area after Paris and Lyon with 1,516,340
inhabitants at the 1999 census and 1,605,000 inhabitants in 2007. Located on
the southeast coast of France
on the Mediterranean Sea, it is France's
largest commercial port. Marseille is the administrative capital of the
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region, as well as the administrative capital of the
Bouches-du-Rhône department. Its inhabitants are called Marseillais.
Marseille is one of France's
oldest cities, dating back more than 2000 years. Its ancient name is Phocaea. One of Europe's most important ports in maritime history, a new
port now handles cargo while the old port is a destination for locals and