The 2010 FEICA European Adhesives & Sealants Conference will take place Sept. 16-17 at the Scandic Marina Congress Center, Helsinki, Finland.

Program highlights include a Blue Ocean Strategy interactive workshop presented by innovation and strategy expert Gabor George Burt on Sept. 16. Blue Ocean strategy is a systematic framework that transforms unconventional ideas into such successful strategies. In addition, it enables companies of all sizes to pursue differentiation and lower costs simultaneously, leading to new demand and uncontested, or “blue ocean” market space. Advanced registration is required for this session.

Also on Sept. 16, Geert Dancet, executive director of the European Chemicals Agency, will give the plenary session, “ECHA European Chemicals Agency Meets the Industry.”

They keynote address, “Innovation Agility,” will be presented by Fabrice Roghé, partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group Düsseldorf, on Sept. 17.

A tabletop exposition will take place throughout the day on Sept. 16 and from 8-9 a.m. on Sept. 17.



Preliminary Program

Wednesday, Sept. 15

6:00-8:00 p.m.             FEICA welcome cocktails


Thursday, Sept. 16

7:30-8:30 a.m.             Coffee

7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.     Tabletop exposition

8:30-9:30 a.m.             Plenary session

9:20-9:30 a.m.             Coffee break

9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.   Plenary session continues

12:15-2:00 p.m.           Lunch

2:00-6:00 p.m.             Concurrent sessions

3:30-4:00 p.m.             Coffee break

7:30 p.m.                     Gala dinner


Friday, Sept. 17

8:00-9:00 a.m.             Coffee

8:00-9:00 a.m.             Tabletop exposition

8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.   Business Forum: From Recession to Recovery

10:00-10:30 a.m.         Coffee break

12:00-1:00 p.m.           Keynote speech

1:00-2:00                     Lunch


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