Take part in the next chat session on sports and science!

On 10 December 2007 at 2 pm CET., Michel Caillibotte, DFS - Dow Fiber Solutions - Global Brand Marketing Manager for Sportswear will visit European Schoolnet as an online guest to chat with European schools. He will answer their questions in English on the theme " Sports and science: how the Olympic Games rely on petrochemistry".

If you would like to learn more about how chemistry plays an important role in the world of sports – especially when it comes to issues such as performance, safety and how advances in chemistry can help take sports a step further – then you’ll certainly be interested in the next Xperimania chat session.

To answer your online questions, the expert guest will be Michel Caillibotte, Global Brand & Marketing manager for swimwear, sportswear and intimates within Dow Fiber Solutions (DFS), Horgen, Switzerland. DFS is a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company. Thanks to their proactive research and development expertise combined with the creative vision of retailers, designers and manufacturers, they are dedicated to meeting consumer needs in terms of performance properties and sales appeal.

Textile engineer, Michel Caillibotte, joined Dow Chemical in 2006 to position Dow Xla™ as a successful and profitable ingredient brand in swim and active wear. Michel worked previously for Decathlon, France – one of the largest global sports goods retailers – first as material development & sourcing manager then in charge of Apparel R&D. He also collaborated with Adidas-Salomon as senior materials engineer where he was actively involved in the 1994 Olympics, the 2006 Soccer, and Adidas Climacool apparel.

Interested? You school can register by sending an email to xperimania@eun.org with the subject "Xperimania chat".