March 13-14, 2019

1201 S. Broad Street, Chattanooga, TN 37402



5:30 PM

Welcome Reception

7:00 PM

Dinner and Entertainment


6:30 AM

Breakfast for overnight guests

8:00 AM

Continental Breakfast

8:30 AM

John Manuck, Techmer PM, The Evolution of the Fiber Industry and Fibertech

9:15 AM

Brian West, Techmer PM, Advantages of Solution Dyeing

9:45 AM


10:15 AM

Fang Wang, PhD, BASF, Developments in the Coloration of PET Fibers

10:45 AM

Adam Edmonds & Sandy Sampson, Techmer PM, Communicating in Color: TechmerVision 2.0

11:15 AM

Angie Martin, Techmer PM, Tackling the World of Regulatory Compliance

11:30 PM

T.J. St. Romain, Albemarle, New Approach to Product Development and Case Studies in Fiber and Textile Application

12:00 PM

Networking Lunch

1:30 PM

Bhushan Deshpande, PhD, Techmer PM, Stabilization of Continuous Fibers

2:00 PM

Tad Finnegan, BASF, Considerations for Light Stabilizer Selection in Fiber Applications

2:30 PM

Kimberly Williamson, Techmer PM, Material Supply & Sourcing in Today’s Global Market