Moderator: Hans BENDER

 14:00 › 14:30  Welcome and registration
 14:30 › 14:40  Susanne ZÄNKER, Director General, A.I.S.E.
 "Overview of the activities by A.I.S.E. during 2014, towards product safety, innovation and sustainability"
 14:40 › 14:45   "Introduction to the Professional Cleaning sector (video)"
14:45 › 15:05 Prof. Dr. Paul TERPSTRA, Hygiene Specialist, "The need for cleanliness/hygiene in public places, for the health of citizens”
 15:05 › 16:00 The broad variety of applications for professional cleaning 

  • Hygiene in Food & Beverage applications, Hein TIMMERMANN, Sealed Air 
  • Hygiene in laundry technique, Robert LONG, European Textile Services Association
  • Hygiene in offices and public places, Andreas LILL, European Federation of Cleaning Industries 
 16:00› 16:20 Prof. Dr. Stefan SCHEPERS, Secretary General of the High Level Group on Innovation Policy Management: "The complementarity between innovation and sustainability: a challenge for industry and public authorities"
 16:20› 16:40  COFFEE BREAK
 16:40 › 17:40 Innovation, regulations and sustainability: challenges and opportunities for I&I companies and their customers

Panel discussion on two sub-topics:

Regulatory aspects (e.g. Biocides) and Sustainability/Service/Training
  • Pierre CHORAINE, DG Health, European Commission
  • Anne-France RIHOUX, General Advisor, Public Health and Environment Authority, Belgium
  • Beate KETTLITZ, Director Food Policy, Science and R&D, Food Drink Europe 
  • Laurens METTERNICH, Owner, Spectro
  • Welmoed CLOUS, Vice President Regulatory Affairs EMEA, Ecolab
  • Heiko FAUBEL, Director General IHO
 17:40› 17:45  Charles-François GAUDEFROY, A.I.S.E. President

 "Concluding remarks"
17:45 › 18:30  Cocktail