SEPTEMBER 2021
Dates TDB - Raleigh, NC
SEPTEMBER 2021
Dates TDB - Raleigh, NC

WHAT IS VIRTUAL RISE™?

For three days, you can join a virtual meeting of the brightest minds in the nonwovens and engineered fabrics industry. Learn about the innovations and technologies that will reshape our future. No lines at the airport, no waiting for an Uber – it’s all laser-focused on critical topics, giving you the best ROI on every minute of your time!

  • All conference presentations will be available on demand. You’ll receive a unique personal URL to access Virtual RISE™.
  • You’ll hear each speaker’s presentation and see the slides just as if you were in sitting in the front row – and you can access the URL and replay the presentations at any time.

Beyond groundbreaking presentations, “Virtual RISE™ 2020” offers:

Virtual RISE

RISE® will be originally presented virtually in Eastern Daylight Time.

Trivia Break

Trivia Break
Take a 10-minute break for trivia, brainteasers and bragging rights. Enjoy a friendly puzzle that boosts your brain power and entertains everyone. Challenge your mind with little-known trivia that will reset your brain and recharge your energy.

Trivia Break

Ask-the-Experts
It’s your chance to pose questions to any of the session’s speakers. Engage in this 15-minute moderator guided Q&A session. Collectively, they'll be available for 15 minutes each day (with three sessions on Wednesday!) to answer your questions about biosourced polymers and fibers, plastics in the environment, material science developments, smart machines, and market trends.

Trivia Break

Cocktail Hour
It’s a virtual mixer! No matter your time zone, you’ll have an opportunity to meet, say hello, see and be seen by your customers, prospects and colleagues. Whether it’s Eastern Standard Time or Greenwich Mean Time, pour a beverage and toast your industry in this small venue cocktail hour. The event will be hosted by some of the most engaging superstars in our industry. Jump into one of the multiple rooms to meet and greet. With a limit of 25 people in a room, you can easily connect, converse and create new business.

Trivia Break

Coffee Talk
Fantastic things happen over coffee! New connections start during a 30-minute moment that starts with a comfortable “hello”. Claim your virtual seat at a table of eight participants.

Trivia Break

Ask-the-Finalists
This is your opportunity to ask questions of the finalists for the RISE® Innovation Award. How did they create their novel, technically sophisticated product or process that advances nonwoven technology? Where do they see their product being applied for the largest impacts in the nonwoven market? Find out why their advancement exemplifies innovation within the value chain and advances the use of nonwovens.

REVISIT this vital content for a full year!
All speakers’ presentations will be available on demand, to view for up to a full year after Virtual RISE™ 2020. Recordings of the live Q&A’s in “Ask the Experts” will also be available on-demand.

Please note: Q&A information will be available for full-conference attendees only. RISE® will be originally presented virtually in Eastern Daylight Time.