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Agenda

AGENDA*

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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 spouses)
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 PM 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, ArylessenceWorkshop 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 LackeWorkshop 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, ArylessenceWorkshop 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 LackeWorkshop B3:
Candle combustion: The Science of Myths and Truths

Speaker:

Bruce Campbell, Director of Business Development, Wicks Unlimited
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 Hall6:00 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 6 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 KeyNote 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 for
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 organization reserves the right to make changes to this agenda without previous notice.

Barcelona, Spain | 2019 April 28th – May 1st