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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

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)
José Morgado
Technology and Engineering Manager - CITEVE (PT)

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Day 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Moderator
José Morgado - CITEVE (PT) - Technology and Engineering Manager
José Morgado
Technology and Engineering Manager - CITEVE (PT)
Isabel Furtado
Chairman of Board of Directors - COTEC Portugal
Isabel Gonçalves Folhadela Furtado is since 2008 the CEO of TMG Automotive. Holds a degree in Economics by the University of Manchester, England. Isabel is member of the Board of Directors of the companies in TMG Group and Casa Agricola de Compostela. Started her career in process control at TMG, and later took the responsibility for all the industrial platforms within the group. In 2000 became the Corporate director for Quality, Environment and Safety. Currently holds the following positions: Chairman of Board of Directors of COTEC Portugal; Member of Board of Curators of Universidade do Minho; Member of Board of Directors and Executive Board of CEIIA; President of High Council of the Portuguese Family Business Association (APEF); Member of the Executive Board of the ATP (Associação Têxtil Portuguesa). Member of Board of the General Board of AEP (Associação Empresarial de Portugal). Member of the Executive Board of Forum para a Competitividade. In 2014, was awarded with the Industrial Order of Merit insignia by the President of Portugal.

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Day 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Isabel Furtado - COTEC Portugal - Chairman of Board of Directors
New Mobility Trends
Isabel Furtado
Chairman of Board of Directors - COTEC Portugal
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
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