NMA Lunchtime Seminar: Focus on Festive Natural Materials


You are invited to join us for our monthly virtual event where we will be focusing on festive natural materials. This event will explore the how natural materials are helping us enjoy the holiday season more sustainably, from biosnow special effects to Christmas themed packaging.

The interactive seminar will also provide the opportunity for Question and Answers and we often hang around at the end for a fun and engaging panel session.



Start and greetings


Paul Denney, Head of Sustainability, 2-DTech a subsidiary of Versarien Technologies PLC will give a talk entitled 'I'm Dreaming of a Green Christmas'


Annalise Matthews, Waste Management Consultant, Vegware Ltd will talk about Christmas themed cups and packaging


Steffen Reichert, Professor, School of Design, Pforzheim University will talk about pinecone inspired surfaces

14:00       General discussion (always fun!)
14:30       Close


What is the NMA?

The Natural Materials Association (NMA) is the first UK body to represent the breadth of natural materials and its primary objective is to raise awareness of innovative uses of natural materials, develop a knowledge exchange between materials scientists, product designers and those in industry and education. 

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