Programme Open Forum 2017

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20 June 2017 - Palais Brongniart (Petit Auditorium) 28 Place de la Bourse, 75002 Paris

Anticipating Changes in a Challenging Environment 
This Open Forum session is an opportunity to discuss how industry will anticipate changes and stay ahead of upcoming trends. An inspiring keynote speaker will kick off discussions, followed by the insightful intervention of a journalist from The Economist, and a high-level panel with representatives from the value-chain.  

10:15 – 10:25 Welcome and introduction  
Afise President, Mr. Sebastien Bossard, CEO of HYPRED
10:25 – 11:05 The role of trust and leadership in team performance 
Mrs. Virginie Guyot, public speaker, former fighter pilot & leader of the aerobatic team of the French Air Force

11:05 – 11:25 The state of the EU and the future challenges for industry 
Mr. Adam Roberts, The Economist, European business and finance correspondent
11:25 – 11:50 Coffee break  

11:50 – 12:50 Panel discussion – New trends and collaboration through the value- chain. What are the opportunities for growth 

  • Mr. Volker Kuhn, Vice President, Fabric Care Europe at Procter & Gamble Retail company high-level speaker
  • Mr. Paolo Falcioni, Director General at CECED the European Association of Home Appliance Industry in Europe 
  • Mr. Emmanuel Butstraen, Novecare President at Solvay 
  •  Mr Peter Hug, Managing Director at EUnited, the European Cleaning Machines Association
  • Moderator : Mr. Adam Roberts, The Economist, European business and finance correspondent
12:50 – 13:00 Conclusions  
• A.I.S.E. President, Mr. Arndt Scheidgen, Corporate Vice President, Product Development Laundry & Home Care at Henkel  

Followed by lunch