26 Apr - 27 Apr 2018, Atrium Hotel Mainz/Germany
Managers and Scientists in the fields of
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Will you arrive on Wednesday? Come to the hotel bar at 8 p.m. and meet other participants and experts in a relaxed atmosphere.
8.30 Registration and coffee
9.00 Welcome address by the organisers and introduction by the Chair
Leo Gros, Fresenius University of Applied Sciences,Germany
Stephan Telschow, GIM Market Research, Germany
Nikola Matic, Kline & Company, Czech Republic
Bianca Nerowski, SGS Institut Fresenius, Germany
10.30 Panel discussion
10.45 Coffee break
Michael Fink, DHI, Denmark
Dirk Bockmühl, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
12.15 Panel discussion
Katharina Baumgarten, Procter & Gamble, Belgium
Mónica Ochoa Ruiz, DuPont Industrial Biosciences, The Netherlands
15.00 Panel discussion
15.10 Coffee break
Barbara Dücker, Novozymes, Denmark
Jürgen Franke, BASF, Germany
16.40 Panel discussion
17.00 End of the first conference day
18.15 Departure time for the evening event
At the end of the first conference day, Akademie Fresenius invites you to a leisurely evening in the local wine growing region. Enjoy a wine tasting and a great meal at the cellars of the winery Klostermühle and continue the day‘s networking activities in a relaxed atmosphere.
Judith Murdoch, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil
Thor Hirsch, Ecolabelling Norway
Katharina Marquardt, Procter & Gamble Scientific Communication DACH, Germany
10.30 Panel discussion
11.00 Coffee break
Federico Pacini, Reckitt Benckiser, Italy
Matthäus Ryl and Lisa Bragenheim, SGS Institut Fresenius, Germany
Sara Wagner-Leifhelm, Stiftung Warentest, Germany
13.00 Final discussion
13.30 Lunch and end of the conference
Procter & Gamble, Belgium
Katharina Baumgarten is responsible for global product development of dish washing detergents at Procter & Gamble in Belgium. She has a PhD in biochemistry and broad experiences across fabric care, surface cleaners, dish and food & beverages.mehrweniger
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Dirk Bockmühl obtained his PhD in Microbiology on the molecular pathogenicity of Candida albicans. Until 2010 he worked in the consumer goods industry, where he was responsible for numerous microbiological projects for cosmetics and the laundry and home care sector. Afterwards he changed to the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve, Germany, as a professor for hygiene and microbiology. His research interest is in domestic hygiene, especially in the development of consumer-related test methods for laundry and cleaning, and in the research on microbial communities in the domestic setting. Professor Bockmühl is a member of the scientific advisory board of the Sepawa and a board member of the division "Chemistry of Laundering" in the German Chemical Society (GDCh).mehrweniger
SGS Institut Fresenius, Germany
Lisa Bragenheim is working for SGS Institut Fresenius in Germany as Customer Service Consultant since May 2015. She is responsible for performance tests of laundry and automatic dishwashing detergents.mehrweniger
Barbara Dücker is working as a HHC Market & Insights Manager at Novozymes A/S in Denmark. She is focusing on external relations, new applications, market overview and trends in products, formulations and tests. Previously she worked as Head of Technical Customer Support at Reckitt Benckiser / Propack and as Technical Manager at Clariant.mehrweniger
Michael Fink is the Biocidal Regulatory Expert at DHI specializing in the BPR and the associated regulations. Michael Fink is part of the biocides team at DHI, which has helped industry to obtain authorisations of disinfectants, in-situ generated biocides and preservatives. He has evaluated toxicological risk assessments, human exposure scenarios and efficacy of dossiers on biocides on behalf of both the authorities and industry. He is highly experienced in providing strategic advice for industry in planning cost efficient authorisations of biocidal products. Michael has experience in managing consortia and is highly skilled in negotiating with ECHA and member states competent authorities.mehrweniger
Jürgen Franke is responsible for the application technology laboratory for liquid laundry detergents at BASF. He has been working at BASF for 10 years and started in the cosmetic field bevor switching over to the home care and I&I area.mehrweniger
Fresenius University of Applied Sciences, Germany
In 2016, Leo Gros retired as a Professor at Hochschule Fresenius University of Applied Sciences after 35 years of service. From 1997 until 2013 he was the Vice-President for the Department of Chemistry & Biology as well as for International Relations (University and Practice Cooperation). He is now a member of the University Advisory Board and Special Delegate to the University Executive Committee.mehrweniger
Thor Hirsch is an Environmental Advisor at Nordic Ecolabelling in Norway. He is engaged in the development of criteria for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel within chemical technical product groups. Also, he works on certifications of products that have applied for the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and EU Ecolabel.mehrweniger
Katharina Marquardt is responsible for the science communication of Procter & Gamble in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. One focus of her work is the sustainability initiatives of P&G and the cooperation with environmental protection organizations and scientific expert groups. She has been working for P&G for 20 years and has held various leadership positions in research and development during this time.mehrweniger
Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
Judith Murdoch has been working in the palm oil industry for more than 10 years and has worked with the RSPO team for the last three years. She collected experience in sales, marketing, communication and management in the food manufacturing sector as a whole. She also has in-depth knowledge in the field of sustainability and has led marketing and CSR functions at a global edible oils business level. Having worked for one of the founding members of the RSPO, Judith has unrivalled experience, breadth and depth of knowledge of the palm oil supply chain.mehrweniger
SGS Institut Fresenius, Germany
Bianca Nerowski is Operational Lab Manager Personal & Home Care in the field of Consumer Testing Services at SGS Institut Fresenius in Germany.mehrweniger
Mónica Ochoa Ruiz
DuPont Industrial Biosciences, The Netherlands
Mónica Ochoa Ruiz is responsible for the global marketing for dishwashing at DuPont Industrial Biosciences in The Netherlands. She has a MScs in Biotechnology and until 2017 she was part of the Home and Personal Care Applications Group.mehrweniger
Reckitt Benckiser, Italy
Federico Pacini is Senior R&D Microbiologist at Reckitt Benckiser in Italy. Currently, he is responsible for microbiology in dish and fabric R&D centers. He has coordinated the project and has set up the lab protocols to investigate the consumers’ washing machines hygiene. Thanks to his background in biotechnology and his PhD in public health, he ensured that the microbiota isolated were assessed not only from hygiene perspective, but from consumer perception (malodors) point of view as well.mehrweniger
Carlos J. Ruiz Laguna
Kline & Company
SGS Institut Fresenius, Germany
After 5 years as a Project and Lab Leader for Hard Surface Cleaning at SGS Institut Fresenius, Matthäus Ryl moved to the Sales Department, where he is responsible for Sales of the Detergent Category.mehrweniger
GIM Market Research, Germany
Stephan Telschow is a Market Researcher working for GIM Market Research at the Berlin location. As Head of POS Research he specializes in shopper behavior and shopper insights. GIM is one of the leading independent market research institutes in Germany.mehrweniger
Stiftung Warentest, Germany
Sara Wagner-Leifhelm holds a PhD in analytical chemistry. She is currently working as a project manager for Stiftung Warentest and is engaged in the testing of washing and cleaning agents among others. She has several years of experience in analytical and product development in an industrial environment.mehrweniger
We have reserved a limited number of rooms for our participants at reduced rates at the hotel. These rooms can be booked up to 4 weeks prior to the start of the event. Please book early and directly through the hotel quoting„Fresenius“ as reference.
Representatives of an authority or a public university are eligible for a reduced fee of € 795.00 plus VAT per person (please send proof per fax or email). The reduced fee is not combinable with other discount offers.
We grant a 15 % discount on the registration fee for the third and every further participant when you make a group booking (this offer does not apply to representatives of an authority or a public university).
Although we cannot substitute an intensive exchange with your fellow colleagues, we can provide you with a complete set of event documentation. The event documentation package includes all the presentations on the event agenda (subject to the approval of our speakers). It will be sent out around two weeks after the event once we have received your payment (free of shipping costs). We will also provide you with details on how to access the restricted download section on our website. This section contains all the latest versions of the presentations in colour and in digital form.
Price: € 295.00 plus VAT
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