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Join Global Leaders at CFSS 2023 Opening Ceremony on March 7 for the Latest Filtration Market Update

On behalf of the WFI team, our advisory board, and distinguished speakers, we welcome you to join the global industry leaders at CFSS 2023 Opening Ceremony on March 7, 8:00-10:30 am ET, for the latest update on the filtration market outlook, challenges, opportunities, and trends, It will kick off WFI's Certified Filtration and Separation Specialist Program CFSS 2023. Mr. Paul Marold, CEO of Aeristus, Inc., will be the moderator.


  1. Greetings and Introduction, Mr. Paul Marold, CEO of Aeristus, Inc., USA

  2. Introduction to Global Filtration Market, Dr. Christine Sun, President of WFI, USA.

  3. New Market Updates and Statistics, Bob Mcilvane, President of the Mcilvane Company, USA.

  4. Air Filtration Outlook, Opportunities and Trends, Sean O'Reilly, Global VP, AAF Flanders, USA

  5. Clean Air in Buildings: The Rapidly Expanding Value of Improved IAQ post-COVID, Tyler A. Smith, Vice President, Healthy Buildings, Johnson Controls, USA.

  6. Filter Media Market and Trends, Mike Clark, President, Filtration Solution, Hollingsworth & Vose Co., USA.

  7. Contamination Control in the Process Industry, Market Opportunities, and Trends, Dr. Matt Thundyil, President of Transcend, USA.

  8. Clean Air Filtration Promises, Challenges, and Opportunities, Dr. Iyad Al-Attar, WFI Strategic Director, Visiting Academic Fellow, Cranfield University, UK.

  9. New Challenges and Opportunities in Water Filtration, Richard Lydon, The Filtration Society UK.

  10. Filtration in Transportation, Market Opportunities and Trends, Dr. Cédric Vallet, Head of Product Management & Business Development – Filtration Division, Ahlstrom, France.

  11. Filtration in Industry Applications, Opportunities and Trends, Mr. Gianni Basso Bin, Freudenberg Filtration Technologies, Regional Director Americas, USA.

  12. Round-Table Discussion

Advance Your Career and Become Certified

WFI is to support the growth of the global filtration industry and advance the science and technologies of filtration and separation processes for a clean, healthy, and sustainable world. With a joint effort of over 50 globally-leading experts from North America, Europe, and Asia, we are proud to support the global filtration industry with the most comprehensive, efficient, practical, cost-effective, and flexible education programs. It covers the global filtration market, filter media market and technologies, air & liquid filtration technologies, air filter design, liquid filter design, air filter testing and evaluation, liquid filter testing and evaluation, and new developments, opportunities, and trends. WFI offers a community of certified filtration and separation specialists you can rely on for your business and team development.


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