Industry Insight

As well as the practical – new developments in technique and technologies – Surfex also focuses on a range of relevant topics of significance which are addressed during the Industry Insight sessions.

Science and technology is constantly evolving. Compiled by 7 leading organisations, the Industry Insight sessions allow visitors to participate in a series of sessions which will help them to adapt to contemporary market demands.

09.00 Registration & Exhibition

Industry Insight A

09.30  Oil & Colour Chemists Association at 100 Years: Topical Insights from Industrialists, Academics and Students Drawing a Thread Through Beneficial Partnerships OCCA

10.30 Break & Exhibition

11.00  The Chemical Regulatory Landscape Post-Brexit: the Future of the Coatings  Industry Tom Bowtell, British Coatings Federation
11.20  Defending the Use of Titanium Dioxide in Paints and Coatings Wayne Smith, British Coatings Federation
11.40  Training Options for Coatings Employers Tania Morrill, British Coatings Federation

12.00 Lunch & Exhibition

14.00  Implications of Diisocyanate Restrictions on PU Adhesives and Sealants Jim Palmer, J P Consultancy and BASA
14.20  The Circular Economy – the Challenge for Adhesives Jenny Barnett, Building Adhesives
14.40  REACH 2018 and the Likely Effect on the Adhesives and Sealants Industry Lorna Williams, Williams Consultancy Professionals and BASA

15.00 Break & Exhibition

09.00 Registration & Exhibition

Industry Insight B

11.00 Chemical Security
Douglas Leech, CBA
11.30  Advantages of Joining a Trade Body
Dr Karen Harvey, CBA

12.00 Lunch & Exhibition

14.00 Who are the SDC and What Do We Do?
Dr Graham Clayton, SDC
14.20 The Colour Education Pathway
Andrew Filarowski and Dr Graham Clayton, SDC
14.40 Colour Index; Its Organisation and Uses
Andrew Filarowski, SDC

09.00 Registration & Exhibition

Industry Insight A

09.30  BPR – The Effect on Biocides Andrew Goodyear, JSC/ERM
10.10  Brexit – The Latest Position Dr Nick Dixon, Innospec

10.30 Break & Exhibition

12.00 Lunch & Exhibition

14.00  Academic Shorts: Introductory  Presentations by Post-Graduate Research Workers in Academic Groups, Researching in Areas Relevant to the Coatings Industry RSC SCIG

09.00 Registration & Exhibition

Industry Insight B

11.00  Poisons Centres and the Consequences for Adhesives & Sealants Manufacturers Caroline Raine, Consultant NCEC and BASA
11.20  REACH and Innovation in Sealant Formulation Lorna Williams, Williams Consultancy Professionals and BASA
11.40  Training Opportunities for Adhesives & Sealants Manufacturers Jim Palmer, JP Consultancy and BASA 

12.00 Lunch & Exhibition

14.00  The Chemical Regulatory Landscape Post-Brexit: the Future of the Coatings Industry Tom Bowtell, British Coatings Federation
14.20  Defending the Use of Titanium Dioxide in Paints and Coatings  Wayne Smith, British Coatings Federation
14.40  Training Options for Coatings Employers Tania Morrill, British Coatings Federation