NEW BALANCE ATHLETICS, SAUCONY, VIVOBAREFOOT, ALLBIRDS and THE FOOTWEARISTS confirmed at AMI’s Polymers in Footwear Virtual Summit

KEY BRAND OWNERS CONFIRMED ON POLYMERS IN FOOTWEAR 2021 VIRTUAL SUMMITAGENDA**The free event will take place on 21st January, 28th January and 4thFebruary 2021*The Polymers in Footwear Virtual Summit

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,taking place over three afternoons on 21 January, 28 January and4 February, will feature expert speakers from across the whole supply chain*This high-level free virtual event brings together leading shoemanufacturers, end-users, polymer and additive suppliers, compounders,processing machinery experts, shoe designers, retailers, industryassociations and academic institutions to discuss latest materialinnovations and technologies, as well as solutions and opportunities forthe challenging future of this fast-moving industry.**Polymers in Footwear 2021 **features a keynote presentation on *ALLBIRDS’self-imposed carbon tax and materials traceability by Dr. Romesh Patel,Senior Manager, Materials Innovation. An end-user panel discussing materialand technological innovations, key industry trends and milestones ahead isjoined by *NEW BALANCE ATHLETICS, SAUCONY, VIVOBAREFOOT, ALLBIRDS, VEJA and**THE FOOTWEARISTS**. Other conference sessions take a look at bio-basedpolymers, adhesives and automation, environmental responsibility and thefuture of footwear manufacturing.*The expert speaker line-up includes representatives from* SALOMON, * *PEAKSPORTS USA*, *VEJA, MATMARKET, INESCOP, DSM, BASF, DESMA, **RHENOFLEX*,*TEXON* and many more.The free event provides a unique international online meeting place forprofessionals from the entire polymer and footwear supply chain to exploreinnovative materials and technologies for footwear applications, to sharetheir learning and to work collaboratively to move the industry forward andinto a more sustainable future.The full agenda can be found here

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