We are delighted to be working with a range of executive stakeholders from the adhesives and material bonding sector, in order to craft an exciting, engaging conference agenda for the 2020 Michigan exhibition. As the first free-to-attend exhibition, and conference, focused specifically on material bonding technology, we are always looking for new insight and advice for our programme and speaker panel. If you would like to provide input or are interested in an advisory board position, due to huge interest, limited to senior executives from major end-users or suppliers, please email: email@example.com.
Advisory Board Members
Dr David Hatrick, VP, Innovation, Huntsman
Dr David Hatrick specialises in spectroscopic techniques for materials characterization. Previous career experience includes materials R&D in the nuclear sector, and in R&D consulting in chemicals, advanced materials and consumer products industries. Currently, he is Vice President of Innovation at Huntsman Advanced Materials, leading the technology and innovation activities across the business from early stage technology platform development, through product development and technical service. This includes identifying and executing on major new product / application projects, step out technology opportunities and business model innovations which can sustain future growth of the division.
Scott Pergande, Global Director of Product Management and Marketing, Engineering Adhesives, H.B. Fuller Company
Scott Pergande has over 30 years of experience in adhesives, sealants, coatings, surface treatments, lubricants and specialty chemicals. He has held management and strategic roles in Henkel, Loctite and Mobil Oil. Currently, he serves as the Global Director of Product Management and Marketing for the Engineering Adhesives group of H.B. Fuller, where he oversees the management of various product and technology portfolios for the Automotive, New Energy, Aerospace markets and more. His organization is responsible for internal and external aspects of product planning, marketing, analytics and delivery processes that produce market/customer driven value added products and solutions.
Joe Sentendrey, General Manager, Toyo Ink America, LLC PSA Division
Joe Sentendrey has over 25 years of experience within the coating & laminating field, as well as material science areas such as adhesives, sealants, coatings and a variety of substrate technologies. He has worked as Director and Vice President of technology for organizations such as Rexam and Spinnaker Coating, as well as Business Development Manager for organizations, such as Neptco and Digistone. He is presently General Manager of Toyo Ink America, LLC PSA Division, where he has worked for 9 years in his present capacity, as well as the North American Sales Manager.
Dr Yanju Wang, Adhesive/Epoxy COE leader, GE Healthcare
Yanju Wang has over 20 years of experience in material sciences, including various R&D across medical devices, life sciences, biotechnology, waste water treatment and energy. She has worked globally including Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, University of California, Los Angeles, and Lead Scientist at GE Global Research Center in Shanghai and New York. Currently, she serves as an Adhesive/Epoxy COE leader for GE Healthcare to drive the vision and standards for adhesives and application practices, providing leadership, guidelines, and planning for the introduction of processes for new product development and existing manufacturing.
Giorgio Zaffaroni, Technical Director, Permabond Company
Giorgio Zaffaroni has a background in Chemistry, and he is working in Adhesive Technology from more than 20 years with responsibilities in R&D, Technical Assistance, Innovation Management. His previous significant work experiences were in Fiber Reinforced Polymeric Composites and he has been employed in various companies in many business areas ranging from Aerospace to Buildings, from Electronics to Maintenance. Currently, he holds the position of Technical Director at Permabond Company, where he handles assignments in R&D, Technical and Innovation Development, as well as, being an author and co-author of Technical Papers and Patents.
Dr Tyler Shaw, Head of Advanced Manufacturing, PING Golf
Dr. Shaw is a progressive leader of Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation. Tyler specializes in Additive Manufacturing, Research and Development (R&D), Adhesives, Composites, Process Development, Reliability Engineering, Root Cause Analysis, and ISO Standards. He has a strong background in consumer products/sporting goods, energy, and aerospace applications, with companies such as PING, Vestas, and Orbital Sciences (now Northrup Grumman). Currently, he leads Advanced Manufacturing initiatives at PING golf, where he focuses on the implementation of cutting-edge technologies for golf equipment. He challenges applications in manufacturing by the joining of different materials and seeks out opportunities that reach beyond established practice to make revolutionary gains in how we think about problems – and solve them.
Aaron Ala, Adhesive Applications Engineer, Steelcase
Dr Timothy Clemens, Lab Manager, Structural Adhesives, 3M
Dr Raj Hariharan, Senior Group Leader, MAPEI
Dr Andrew Smail, CCDC-Ground Vehicle Systems Center, Materials Characterization and Failure Analysis, US Army’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)
Dr David Ward, CTO & VP, R&D, Lion Elastomers
Maria French, Senior Group Leader, Adhesives & Sealants, NVH, Automotive, PPG
Justin Hall, GM, Sealant Equipment/Cold Materials, Nordson