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28 Feb - 02 Mar

iTechStyle Summit 2018

International Conference on Textiles and Clothing
Port of Leixões Cruise Terminal
Porto, Portugal
iTechStyle Summit 2018

About the event

The iTechStyle Summit 2018 - 2nd International Conference of Textile and Clothing, organized by CITEVE – Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal in collaboration with Associação Selectiva Moda and scientific coordination of University of Minho - Centre for Textile Science and Technology, is expected to bring together industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other actors from the textile and clothing sector from across Europe. An event full of opportunities to explore, learn, share, and of course network.

The iTechStyle Summit aims to provide a platform to globalize the research by installing a dialogue between industries and academic organizations.

Addressed by leading voices from the industry and academy who will give their expert insights on the latest trends, strategies, opportunities and challenges, the conference will embrace the areas of industry 4.0, digitization and dematerialization of textile and clothing prototypes, new advanced fibres and materials, new technical and smart structures, and sustainability and circular economy.

 

LANGUAGE: the conference´s official languages are portuguese and english. There will be translation facilities available for the conference participants.

Conference Areas

Digitization and Dematerialization of Textile Manufacture
Digitization and Dematerialization of Textile Manufacture
Sustainability and Circular Economy
Sustainability and Circular Economy
New Advanced Materials, Fibres and Structures
New Advanced Materials, Fibres and Structures
Novel applications of Textile Based Materials
Novel applications of Textile Based Materials

Conference Topics

Functionalisation
Responsive materials
3D structures
Prototypes’ Dematerialization
Textile Based Composites
Biomaterials
Performance Measuring Methods
iTechStyle Summit 2018

Speakers

Hermann Freericks
Sales Manager - THIES (DE)
Education: 1983 - 1985 Apprenticeship Textile Dyer and Finisher 1989 – 1991 Certified Textile Engineer 2008 -. 2009 Cost Accountant IHK Projects: 1994 – 1996 Dying in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide sponsored by German Federal Environmental Foundation 2006 – 2007 Ultrasonic Wastewatertreatment sponsored by German Federal Environmental Foundation

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Day 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Speakers
Hermann Freericks - THIES (DE) - Sales Manager
Innovative GREEN functions to reduce the use of resources from dyeing machines
Hermann Freericks
Sales Manager - THIES (DE)
Meriem Bounasser
Researcher - IFTH (FR)
- Currently PhD student at IFTH (French institute of textile and clothing) and INSA Lyon (Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon). - 2015: Engineering degree in Technical textiles and advanced materials at ENSAIT (École nationale supérieure des arts et industries textiles) in Roubaix (France). - 2014: Engineering degree in industrial engineering at ESITH (Engineering school of textile and clothing) in Casablanca (Morocco).

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Day 01
SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
Speakers
Meriem Bounasser - IFTH (FR) - Researcher
Numerical study of the mechanical behavior of braided composites and application example
Meriem Bounasser
Researcher - IFTH (FR)
Vitor Carneiro
Designer - Flexefelina (PT)
Degree in Communication Design – Speciality in Graphic Design by the School of Arts and Design (ESAD). Experienced in communication methodology, branding, product development, industrial design and creative planning. Acts as Product and Communication Designer at Flexefelina SA.

Participating In

09:30 - 11:00
Day 02
SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Vitor Carneiro - Flexefelina (PT) - Designer
iParasol - New generation of Parasols through the intelligent hybridization
Vitor Carneiro
Designer - Flexefelina (PT)
Stefano Sinopoli 
Technical Director - BioAge, SRL (IT)

Participating In

11:30 - 13:00
Day 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Stefano Sinopoli  - BioAge, SRL (IT) - Technical Director
Smart Textiles for Health
Stefano Sinopoli 
Technical Director - BioAge, SRL (IT)
Helder Carvalho
UMinho (PT)
Session 9: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)

Participating In

11:30 - 13:00
Day 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Moderator
Helder Carvalho
Jürgen Thoms
R&D Manager - PLEVA (DE)
Born in 1972 Studies of physics at University of Karlsruhe from 1992 to 1998 Doctoral thesis at University of Stuttgart from 1998 to 2003 Since 2003 at PLEVA GmbH, working in engineering, service and development Director for research and development Training manager for dual education University lecturer for mathematics at Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Stuttgart

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Day 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Jürgen Thoms - PLEVA (DE) - R&D Manager
Latest solutions for textile finishing: High-tech straightening and sensors for dryers
Jürgen Thoms
R&D Manager - PLEVA (DE)
Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh
Marketing and Communications Director - GERBER TECHNOLOGY EUROPE (DE)
Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh held several positions as editor and editor-in-chief at technical publications earlier in her career. The textile and apparel engineer graduated at University of Applied Sciences at Mönchengladbach / Germany. From 1993 – 2002 she acted also as a board member of the Institute of Sewing Technology e.V. out of Aachen, Germany. Since 1998 she is responsible for Marketing & Communications in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) at the leading CAD/CAM and IT supplier for the manufacturing of flexible materials Gerber Technology, in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Day 02
SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh - GERBER TECHNOLOGY EUROPE (DE) - Marketing and Communications Director
On Your Way To The Smart Factory: IoT + IoS, Big Data, SaaS, Cloud-Computing, 2D-3D-4D – Hype or Reality?
Yvonne Heinen-Foudeh
Marketing and Communications Director - GERBER TECHNOLOGY EUROPE (DE)
Meike Tilebein
Researcher - DITF (DE)
Session 1: Megatrends Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)

Participating In

10:30 - 12:30
Day 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Meike Tilebein - DITF (DE) - Researcher
Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)
Meike Tilebein
Researcher - DITF (DE)
iTechStyle Summit 2018

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