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THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC; THE LOSSES! AND THE GAINS?

Virtual Seminar January to March 2021


These presentations will be transmitted one per week at 14.00 hours, starting Friday, 22nd January 2021, then each consecutive Friday to 5th March 2021.
Friday 22 January 2021
Keynote: ‘Covid-19 Pandemic: Why’?

Dr Martin Kiernan, Visiting Clinical Fellow, Richard Wells Research Centre, University of London, Conjoint Fellow University of Newcastle, New South Wales and Clinical Director GAMA Healthcare.

Friday 29 January 2021
Paper 1. Stepping up to the Plate, Supporting UK PPE Manufacturing of Gowns and Masks
Will Campbell, Group Sales Manager, Don and Low Ltd

Friday 5 February 2021
Paper 2. Face Coverings for the General Public: Resistance, controversy and behaviour
Prof. Melinda Mills, Director, Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science University of Oxford and Nuffield College UK

Friday 12 February 2021
Paper 3. What about the Waste?

Jack Clark, Business Development Manager, Plastics Reprocessing, Preston Plastics Ltd

Friday 19 February 2021
Paper 4. Advantage out of Adversity: ‘Digital Marketing of used Textile Machinery’
Johan Berlin, Managing Director, Investkonsult Sweden AB, Consultant and Brokers for the Nonwoven and Absorbent Hygiene Industries, Sweden

Friday 26 February 2021
Paper 5. Digital Communication of Fabric Tactile Properties

Dr Sahar Arshi, Research Fellow, School of Design, University of Leeds

Friday 5 March 2021
Paper 6. Data Driven Design and Manufacturing Philosophy using Artificial Intelligence
Prof Steve Westland, Professor of Colour Science, University of Leeds

For further information please contact:
Dinah Wharton
Administrator
Nonwovens Network
c/o School of Design
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT
Tel: +44 113 343 3758
e-mail: d.j.wharton@leeds.ac.uk
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