ARTA’s 2023 Speakers Series
Learn about the state of textiles in 2023, the results of ARTA’s Economic Impact Studies and Microfiber Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) — as well as how RFID makes the case for reusables.
The 2023 Speaker Series includes four sessions by industry experts and will provide relevant and important information you can use to help make the case for reusable textiles.
The cost is $100 for ARTA member companies (all employees of a member company may attend). The non-member cost for the series is $250. Individual session rates are also available – $30 per session for members and $100 per session for non-members. Speakers and dates are subject to change. Each session is held on Wednesday at Noon CST/1 p.m. EST/10 a.m. PST
See the speakers and the details of their presentations below.
The State of Textiles 2023:
A review of today’s global textile supply chain and trends, challenges, and opportunities.
Back by popular demand, this session was the most popular of ARTA’s 2021 Speakers Series. It promises to be an enlightening session as ARTA board member Jeff Courey, president and CEO of George Courey Inc. (GCI), provides an overview of the global market for textiles and what suppliers can expect in the years to come.
Speaker: Jeff Courey, President and CEO, George Courey Inc.
Making the Case for Reusable Healthcare Textiles with RFID
Perhaps one of the largest barriers to the industrywide adoption of reusable textiles in the healthcare industry is the exorbitant level of textile loss that plagues the industry. Is there light at the end of the tunnel? With the availability of reliable and cost-effective tracking and loss-mitigating solutions in 2023, we are in the position to change history.
During this session, Sirio De Luca, director of textile technology development for Delfab Enterprises, and Jonas Schreiner, business development manager of ABG Systems N.A., will discuss how to leverage RFID-compatible solutions to help hospitals get the most out of their reusable textiles.
Speaker: Sirio De Luca, Director of Textile Technology Development, Delfab Enterprises
Speaker: Jonas Schreiner, Business Development Manager, ABG Systems N.A.
Results from ARTA’s Economic Impact Studies: Reusables Provide Cost Savings!
ARTA’s Economic Impact Committee is teaming up with Environmental Clarity to determine the true cost of reusable isolation and surgical gowns, incontinence pads, and microfiber cleaning cloths and flat mops. Environmental Clarity’s Director of Research Dr. Michael Overcash, PhD., will share the results from the studies to date, which may surprise you.
Speaker: Dr. Michael Overcash Director of Research, Environmental Clarity
ARTA’s Microfiber LCA Proves Reusables are the Environmentally Superior Choice versus Disposables
Environmental Clarity’s CEO Dr. Evan Griffing, PhD., will share the results of the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) the company conducted on medical grade microfiber cleaning cloths and flat mops for ARTA’s Microfiber Committee.
Speaker: Dr. Evan Griffing, CEO, Environmental Clarity
Register for the Speakers Series!
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All credit cards accepted. The cost for this four-part series is $100 for ARTA member companies (all employees of a member company may attend). The non-member cost for the series is $250. Individual session rates are also available – $30 per session for members and and $100 per session for non-members.
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