Be there as industry experts take on the societal challenges we face in Filtration.
Indoor air quality, water supply, new filter standards, environmental impact, global pandemic – these topics are reshaping society, and rocking the world of Filtration. How will we, as an industry, lead the change? What needs to happen, and what steps are involved? Join us for the industry forum, as five expert panels exchanges ideas and insider observations on the topics affecting us all.
PANEL 1: How do we achieve better Indoor Air Quality?
Ashish Diwanji, Ph.D., President, Lydall Performance Materials Standards/regulations like MERV 13
Acceleration of IoT monitoring and “smart” technologies
Room air cleaning/antimicrobial treatments
Strategies for IAQ in nonindustrial environments
PANEL 2: What is the single-use filtration industry doing to improve its environmental footprint?
Philip Whitaker, CEO, BFC Solutions The impact of the environmentally conscious consumer
The development of more sustainable materials
End-of-life options for single-use filters
The challenges/opportunities in improving sustainability
Regulatory initiatives like the EU Single-Use Plastics
Directive, and similar legislation under consideration
PANEL 3: How can filtration/separation help ensure adequate clean water supply in a changing climate?
Mark Siebert, General Manager, Healthcare
& Specialties, US & Canada, Berry Global, Inc. Contaminant Control: PFAS, stormwater, agricultural water treatment
Advances in industrial process water treatment and reuse
Water/Energy Nexus: Minimizing the energy required to purify water through desalination, water reclamation
PANEL 4: How did COVID-19 change the perspective on filtration? How prepared is the industry for the next pandemic?
Mike Clark, Division President, Filtration Solutions, Hollingsworth & Vose Company Latest research on aerosol transmission and capture
Future vulnerabilities: airborne, waterborne, indoor/outdoor
Standards & Regulations: Facemasks, HVAC filters, test methods
Is the US supply chain for critical filtration materials ready for the next pandemic?
PANEL 5: Filter standards: Friend or foe? Help or hindrance?
Tom Justice, President, Zene, LLC ASHRAE vs ISO, etc.
MERV 13 mandates in California
Facemask standards: ASTM F2100 and F3502; N95
Public awareness vs mass confusion
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