AGENDA 6th World Candle Congress & Expo: Enlightening the world with new opportunities

AGENDA

Sunday, April 28th

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Joint Board of Directors Dinner
Directors, Spouses & Staff (by invitation only)

Monday, April 29th

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Attendee Registration

9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

ALAFAVE Board of Directors Meeting
(ALAFAVE board members only)

9:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

AECM Board of Directors Meeting
(AECM designated members only)

10:00 AM – 12:00 NOON

RAL Board of Directors Meeting
(RAL designated members only)

12:00 NOON – 1:00 PM

Lunch on your own

1:15 PM – 3:15 PM

RAL General Assembly Meeting
(RAL designated members only)

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

ECA General Assembly Meeting
(ECA designated members only)

3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

AECM General Assembly Meeting
(AECM designated members only)

6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Meet & Greet Reception and Luminaria Project presentation
(for all attendees and companions)

EVENING

Free time to network with international industry colleagues

Tuesday, April 30th

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Attendee Registration

8:00 AM – 12:30 NOON

Exhibitor Stand Set-Up

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Concurrent Workshops: Session A
(each session is limited to 80 attendees)

Workshop A1:
International standardization of candles: Valid tool to improve quality and safety of products all around the world.

Speakers:

Gian Luca Salerio, Manager International Area, UNI
Jonas Evaldsson, Product Requirement & Compliance specialist, IKEA
Rob Harrington, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Arylessence

Workshop A2:
Acquisition of Digital Data in the Candle Industry.

Speakers:

Volker Albrecht, Project manager for candle and candle raw material testing, DEKRA Automobil
Stephan Ryll, Business Economist, Kaiser Lacke

Workshop A3:
Candle combustion: The Science of Myths and Truths

Speaker:

Bruce Campbell, Director of Business Development, Wicks Unlimited

 

10:15 AM – 11:15 AM

Concurrent Workshops: Session B

(each session is limited to 80 attendees)

Workshop B1:

International standardization of candles: Valid tool to improve quality and safety of products all around the world

Speakers:

Gian Luca Salerio, Manager International Area, UNI

Jonas Evaldsson, Product Requirement & Compliance specialist, IKEA

Rob Harrington, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Arylessence

Workshop B2:

Acquisition of Digital Data in the Candle Industry

Speakers:

– Volker Albrecht, Project manager for candle and candle raw material testing, DEKRA Automobil

– Stephan Ryll, Business Economist, Kaiser Lacke

Workshop B3:

Candle combustion: The Science of Myths and Truths

Speaker:

Bruce Campbell, Director of Business Development, Wicks Unlimited

Tuesday, April 30th

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

ALAFAVE Annual Business Meeting
(ALAFAVE designated members only)

1:00 PM – 7:00 PM

EXPO
The ONLY trade show providing ONE-STOP global sourcing for candle manufacturers!

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Lunch available in the EXPO Hall
6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EXPO Open Bar

EVENING

Free time to network with international industry colleagues

Wednesday, May 1st

7:30 AM – 12:00 NOON

Attendee Registration

9:00 AM – 12:15 AM

The 6th World Candle Congress Joint Plenary Session
(for FULL registration members and non-members ONLY)

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM: Presidents’ Remarks – Self Introductions
9:30 AM – 10:15 AM: ALAFAVE, NCA, AECM, ECA, Association Report
10:15 AM – 10:45 AM: Coffee Break
10:45 AM – 12:15 AM: World Candle Congress Key Note Presentation

Innovate or Die: Business Model Innovation in Times of Disruptive Change by Prof. Dr. Kurt Matzler

12:15 NOON – 2:00 PM

Lunch
(for FULL registration members and non-members ONLY)

2:00 PM – 4:30 PM

6th World Candle Congress Technical Program
(for FULL registration members and non-members ONLY)

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM

Presentation 1:  The Candle – Mother of ALL Innovations by Thomas Herbrich

2:50 PM – 3:35 PM

Presentation 2:  Emissions from Candle Burning and Their Potential Impact on Indoor Air Quality by Marco Derudi, Politecnico Milano

3:40 PM – 4:25 PM

Presentation 3:  The Wick Clinic – finding Cures fo Candle Patients” by Steven West, Wedo

4:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Free time to network with international industry colleagues

7:00 PM – OPEN

Closing Dinner & Dance Party

*The WCC organisation reserves the right to make changes to this agenda without previous notice.

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