08:00 - 09:00REGISTRATION
09:00 - 10:00OPENING SESSION
António Amorim - President of CITEVE
09:00 - 10:00OPENING SESSION
António Amorim - President of CITEVE
10:30 - 12:30SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
SpeakersLaura BalmondLaura Balmond- Ellen McArthur Foundation (UK)
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSSpeakersCircular Fibres InitiativeCircular Fibres InitiativeJacques-Hervé LevyJacques-Hervé LevyGeneral Manager - IFTH (FR)Graduated in textile by ENSAIT and in business by Stanford Business School, Jacques-Hervé Lévy oversaw the marketing and commercial strategy of large structures in chemical and biochemical and textile industry as well as food ingredient industry. He built his career internationally in Netherlands, Belgium, United States of American before to come back in France. After years managing ENSAIT (French Textile Engineer Institute), Jacques-Hervé Lévy moved to Lyon where he became head of IFTH (French Institute of Clothing and Textile), technology center dedicated to industry, which allows him to gain experience in setting up collaborative projects.
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSSpeakersJacques-Hervé Levy - IFTH (FR) - General ManagerLuxury and Technology: a Winning AllianceLuxury and Technology: a Winning AllianceLutz WalterLutz WalterSecretary General - Textile Platform (BE)Over almost 20 years as Head of the R&D and Innovation at Euratex, the European Apparel and Textile Confederation and Secretary General of the European Technology Platform for the Future of Textiles and Clothing, Lutz Walter has been actively following the technology and innovation trends in Europe’s textile and fashion sector. He has coordinated several large-scale European research programs, advised companies, research organisations and public authorities and authored various studies and strategy papers on the future of Europe’s textile and fashion industry.
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSSpeakersLutz Walter - Textile Platform (BE) - Secretary GeneralSharing is (s)Caring: How the sharing economy will impact the future of the Textile and Clothing industrySharing is (s)Caring: How the sharing economy will impact the future of the Textile and Clothing industryMeike TilebeinMeike TilebeinResearcher - DITF (DE)Session 1: Megatrends Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSSpeakersMeike Tilebein - DITF (DE) - ResearcherTextile production digitalization (industry 4.0)Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)Joan GinestàJoan GinestàCEO - Marinatextil (ES)Joan Ginestà has a large experience on the textile sector as he is working on it for 40 years. 15 of those years, he has been a worker on different positions of the weaving textile chain. For the last 25 years and at present he is an industrial businessman, starting his activity on fashion sector and for the past years and currently on the technical textile sector producing fabrics for personal protection.
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSSpeakersJoan Ginestà - Marinatextil (ES) - CEOFrom basic to special textile products: a question of peopleFrom basic to special textile products: a question of people
ModeratorAntónio Braz CostaAntónio Braz CostaGeneral Manager / CEO - CITEVE / CeNTI (PT)Braz Costa was born in Portugal in 1962. He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minho in 1989. Since January 2000, he works as General Manager at CITEVE – Portuguese Technological Centre for Textile and Clothing Industries. CITEVE is a European reference institute that provides technological support and services to companies acting in the textile and clothing business. Product design and development, prototyping, testing and applied R&D oriented to innovative applications are included in its service portfolio that also includes consultancy, training and fashion intelligence. Since April 2012, is the CEO at CeNTI – Centre of Nanotechnology and Smart Materials. CeNTI is a research institute specialized in nanotechnology, functional materials, smart materials, printed electronics and additive technologies applied to several sectors, mainly developing solutions for Automotive & Aeronautics, Architecture & Construction and Health, Security & Wellbeing. At international level, he is - President of Textranet, the European Network of Textile Research Organizations, - Vice President of Textile ETP, European Technological Platform for the future of Textiles and Clothing.
Participating In10:30 - 12:30Day 28SESSION 1: MEGATRENDSModeratorAntónio Braz Costa - CITEVE / CeNTI (PT) - General Manager / CEO
This session will address the Megatrends that currently govern Textile & Clothing sector strategy, namely circular economy, industry 4.0 and shared economy, as well as the importance of technology and human resources in the T&C of the future.
14:00 - 16:00SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
SpeakersClara PereiraClara PereiraResearcher - U. Porto (PT)Clara Pereira holds a PhD in Chemistry since 2011, from the Faculty of Sciences of Porto University (FCUP), Portugal. Currently she is FCT Investigator at the Associate Laboratory REQUIMTE/LAQV, Chemistry and Biochemistry Department at FCUP. Her R&TD areas include the Fabrication of Novel Hybrid Nanomaterials and their Application in Smart and Functional Textiles and Devices for Energy Storage, Protection and Sensing Applications. She is author/coauthor of 40 peer-reviewed papers, 4 book chapters and more than 150 communications in international and national conferences, leading to an h-index of 16. Aiming to boost her research to the market, since 2016 Clara is co-founder of the startup project WEStoreOnTEX, which has been recognized by several entrepreneurship awards such as the Innovation Award of Exame Informática “Os Melhores do Portugal Tecnológico”, ClimateLaunchpad, UPTEC School of Startups and the Best Energy Business at iUP25k 2016. Currently, WEStoreOnTEX is incubated at UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of University of Porto. https://www.linkedin.com/in/clara-pereira/
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSSpeakersClara Pereira - U. Porto (PT) - ResearcherSmart Textiles for Energy Storage: Nanotechnology on the Road for Wearable ElectronicsSmart Textiles for Energy Storage: Nanotechnology on the Road for Wearable ElectronicsHelena P. FelgueirasHelena P. FelgueirasResearcher - 2C2T - Uminho (PT)Dr. Felgueiras is a Biomedical Engineer with a degree from University of Minho, Portugal. She has a Master degree in Biomaterials, Biomechanics and Rehabilitation from the same institution, and in 2014 she concluded her PhD studies also in the area of Biomedical Engineering at the Université Paris 13, France. Her PhD research entitled "Synthesis and Grafting of Bioactive Polymers to Create Biomimetic Surfaces Capable of Controlling the Host Response" was conducted in both Université Paris 13 (France) and Rutgers University (USA), and was awarded with a Mention for the 2014 Best Thesis in Investigation by the French Society of Biomedical Engineering (SFGBM). Currently, she works as a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Textile Science and Technology (2C2T) from University of Minho, Portugal, in the field of textiles applied to biomedicine. She also manages the recent addition to the facilities, the Microbiology Laboratory.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSSpeakersHelena P. Felgueiras - 2C2T - Uminho (PT) - ResearcherNew generation of polymeric wound dressings functionalized with immunoregulatory antimicrobial peptidesNew generation of polymeric wound dressings functionalized with immunoregulatory antimicrobial peptidesNils JonghNils JonghBusiness Development Manager - ADI / TANATEX (NL)Qualifications: Saxion University of Applied Sciences - Bachelor degree in Chemistry Major Employment history: - Technical Service Laboratory Assistant at TANATEX Chemicals B.V. 2010 – 2012 - Junior Technical Sales Manager at TANATEX Chemicals B.V. 2012 – 2014 - Business Development Manager Functional Finishing at TANATEX Chemicals B.V. 2014 – Present
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSSpeakersNils Jongh - ADI / TANATEX (NL) - Business Development ManagerAnti-odour finishing by applying non-biocidal mineral technologyAnti-odour finishing by applying non-biocidal mineral technologyIsabel CabralIsabel CabralResearcher - U. Minho (PT)Isabel Cabral is a textile engineering PhD student at University of Minho in Guimarães – Portugal, with the theme Dynamic Light Filters: Smart Materials Applied to Textile Design. Her interests include integration processes of smart and conductive materials in textile substrates; dynamic behaviour of colour and shape changing textiles in interaction with light; functional and expressional possibilities of origami techniques in textiles. She has a MSc in Space, Product and Communication Design, from UPC Barcelona – Spain and an Industrial Design degree from ESAD Caldas da Rainha – Portugal. Previously to her doctoral program, Isabel was a guest researcher at The Swedish School of Textiles, Borås – Sweden. Currently, Isabel has completed 11 written communications and 8 oral communications. Her work has been exhibited in Portugal and internationally, namely in IKEA Museum (2017/18 – Älmhult, Sweden), House of Music (2017 – Porto,
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSSpeakersIsabel Cabral - U. Minho (PT) - ResearcherThermo-responsive textiles: designing dynamic light environmentsThermo-responsive textiles: designing dynamic light environmentsPaulo CorreiaPaulo CorreiaProduct Development Engineer - FISIPE (PT)Paulo Correia has been involved in the chemical technology area since 1994 and in the polymers field since 1999 in the scope of his PhD in IST. His areas of expertise involve both thermosetting polymers and thermoplastic polymers. After his PhD, he collaborated as Amino Resins Plant Manager in a particleboard company (2000-2003) and as a post-doc researcher in the Centre of Chemical Processes of the (former) Technical University of Lisbon (2003-2006), where he did some consultancy work for the chemical industry. Since he joined FISIPE in 2006 as Product Development Engineer, he has been involved in acrylonitrile copolymers synthesis, precursor fibers spinning and their conversion into oxidized and carbon fibers, as well as in the development of analytical characterization methods. He is also responsible for FISIPE Laboratory since 2015.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSSpeakersPaulo Correia - FISIPE (PT) - Product Development EngineerPANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiberPANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiberBruno PereiraBruno PereiraMarket and Product Manager - FISIPE (PT)Bruno Pereira has been working in the Acrylic Fiber Business for 11 years, being currently the Market and Product manager of technical fibers in FISIPE. Up now his career has been dedicated to acrylic fiber Business development either by Technical & Commercial activities in FISIPE or since 2007, as responsible for the Marketing at Fisipe. His background education is in Materials Engineering and has a Master degree in Engineering Policy and Management of Technology from Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSBruno Pereira - FISIPE (PT) - Market and Product ManagerPANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiberPANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiber
ModeratorJosé MorgadoJosé MorgadoTechnology and Engineering Manager - CITEVE (PT)
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 28SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALSModeratorJosé Morgado - CITEVE (PT) - Technology and Engineering Manager
This session will address the latest generation of materials and additives that are revolutionizing textile functionalities and products.
16:30 - 18:00SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
SpeakersDANIELA ANTUNESDANIELA ANTUNESStrategic Coordinator - SOLVAY Group (IT)
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESSpeakersDANIELA ANTUNES - SOLVAY Group (IT) - Strategic CoordinatorInnovations on Fibers Inspired by MegatrendsInnovations on Fibers Inspired by MegatrendsBoussu FrançoisBoussu FrançoisLecturer / Researcher - ENSAIT (FR)François BOUSSU is professor at the Textile Engineering School (master 2) ENSAIT. He received the full professor accreditation in Mechanics of the Valenciennes University in 2014. He received a PhD in Automatic and Industrial Data Processing of the Lille University in 1998. He received in 1992 a Textile Engineer diploma from ENSAIT. His teaching activities are specialized in the weaving technology and especially in the design and manufacturing of 2D and 3D textile composite. Recent research developments: - The design of woven structures inside composites (2D and 3D weaving) - The application of the textile composite solution to low and high speed ballistic impacts Scientific results: Scientific direction of 13 Ph-D thesis and 68 final year projects (Master 2 students) 15 chapters of scientific books 34 scientific publications in international journal 151 oral communications in international congress
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESSpeakersBoussu François - ENSAIT (FR) - Lecturer / ResearcherDifferent applications of 3D warp interlock fabricsDifferent applications of 3D warp interlock fabricsRadim HrdinaRadim Hrdinaprofessor - University of Pardubice (CZ)
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESSpeakersRadim Hrdina - University of Pardubice (CZ) - professorNovel Fibres for Medical ApplicationsNovel Fibres for Medical ApplicationsGuy BuyleGuy BuyleResearcher - Centexbel (BE)Dr. Ir. Guy Buyle (M) holds a Masters of Engineering degree and obtained his PhD in Physics on the subject of plasma coating of surfaces. He is Manager EU research of Centexbel. Since his start at Centexbel he has mainly been working on European projects, under FP6, FP7 and H2020. He was coordinator of FP7 projects DECOCOAT and S(P)EEDKITS and now of H2020 project BIO4SELF.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESSpeakersGuy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - ResearcherBiobased self-reinforced composites enabled by high stiffness PLA yarns09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)ModeratorGuy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - ResearcherBiobased self-reinforced composites enabled by high stiffness PLA yarns
ModeratorFernando FerreiraFernando FerreiraDirector - 2C2T Uminho (PT)Centre for Textile Science and Technology
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESModeratorFernando Ferreira - 2C2T Uminho (PT) - Director
In this session will be presented high performance fibres and new complex textile structures, such as 3D and composites.
20:00 - 23:00CONFERENCE GALA DINNER & ITECHSTYLE AWARDS CEREMONY
SpeakersManuel Caldeira CabralManuel Caldeira CabralMinister of Economy of Portugal - Portugal
Participating In20:00 - 23:00Day 28CONFERENCE GALA DINNER & ITECHSTYLE AWARDS CEREMONYSpeakersManuel Caldeira Cabral - Portugal - Minister of Economy of PortugalPaulo CunhaPaulo CunhaMayor - Vila Nova de FamalicãoVila Nova de Famalicão
Participating In20:00 - 23:00Day 28CONFERENCE GALA DINNER & ITECHSTYLE AWARDS CEREMONYSpeakersPaulo Cunha - Vila Nova de Famalicão - Mayor
Manuel Caldeira Cabral - Minister of Economy of Portugal Paulo Cunha - Mayor of Vila Nova de Famalicão
08:30 - 09:00REGISTRATION
09:00 - 10:30SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
SpeakersIsabel FurtadoIsabel FurtadoCEO - TMG Automotive (PT)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: Member of Board of Curators of Universidade do Minho; Member of Board of Directors and Executive Board of CEIIA . Member of Board of the General Board of COTEC; 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 In09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersIsabel Furtado - TMG Automotive (PT) - CEONew Mobility TrendsNew Mobility TrendsJuergen LemmleJuergen LemmleHead of Interior of the Future - BMW (DE)Session 4: "Technical Textiles" mobility (included TFE4) Car Interior of the future
Participating In09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersJuergen Lemmle - BMW (DE) - Head of Interior of the FutureCar Interior of the futureCar Interior of the futureFernando MerinoFernando MerinoHead of Strategic Marketing and Innovation - ERT/Cluster Têxtil (PT)Born in 1964 in Guimarães, the cradle of the Portuguese nation, he holds a degree in Textile Engineering and a Master of Science in Marketing and Strategic Management. Currently he is the Innovation manager of ERT Têxtil Portugal, the nuclear company of ERT Group which owns businesses in different sectors such as automotive, textile, footwear, creative and technological services, and he is managing the Creative Innovation Centre of ERT Group, which is based at the creative HUB named Oliva Creative Factory. He is a member of the High Level Group of the Portuguese Textile Cluster and coordinator of the Special Interest Group of Mobility. Fernando Merino defends an approach of industrial innovation based on strategic marketing and strategic alliances, and networking with creative industries. His main research interests explore models that incorporate flexible electronics into flexible materials for the application of ICTs and Material Intelligence concerning Smart Comfort Systems and Smart Assisted Driving. Besides R&D on Smart Textiles and cooperation with designers, he also works on R&D under Bionic concepts and concepts of re-use of materials for the Circular Economy. This way of organizing and managing innovation was behind the recognition for ERT as the winner of the most prestigious innovation prize in Portugal in 2016, awarded by COTEC a Business Association for Innovation, and delivered by its honorary president, the President of the Portuguese Republic.
Participating In09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersFernando Merino - ERT/Cluster Têxtil (PT) - Head of Strategic Marketing and InnovationMobility 2030: an opportunity for the textile and clothing industryMobility 2030: an opportunity for the textile and clothing industryJulio GriloJulio GriloEngineering and Innovation Director - Simoldes (PT)
Participating In09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersJulio Grilo - Simoldes (PT) - Engineering and Innovation DirectorSustainable Solutions for AutomotiveSustainable Solutions for AutomotiveJoão GomesJoão GomesCOO - CeNTI (PT)Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)
Participating In09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersJoão Gomes - CeNTI (PT) - COOSmart Materials for Automotive Interiors applicationsSmart Materials for Automotive Interiors applications
ModeratorGuy BuyleGuy BuyleResearcher - Centexbel (BE)Dr. Ir. Guy Buyle (M) holds a Masters of Engineering degree and obtained his PhD in Physics on the subject of plasma coating of surfaces. He is Manager EU research of Centexbel. Since his start at Centexbel he has mainly been working on European projects, under FP6, FP7 and H2020. He was coordinator of FP7 projects DECOCOAT and S(P)EEDKITS and now of H2020 project BIO4SELF.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 28SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURESSpeakersGuy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - ResearcherBiobased self-reinforced composites enabled by high stiffness PLA yarns09:00 - 10:30Day 01SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)ModeratorGuy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - Researcher
This session will explore the potential of technical textiles for mobility, through real examples of application and the presentation of trends and opportunities for the Textile & Clothing sector in this area.
11:00 - 12:30SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
SpeakersVincent LecrosnierVincent LecrosnierDesign Director - Adidas (DE)Diploma of fashion and textile design (LISAA, Institut Superieur des Arts Appliqués/ Paris V) 4 years in adidas as design director/creative direction (2014/2018) 2 years as consultant for Stylesight, Sport design forecast (2012/2014) 12 years as artistic director, sport & street, Promostyl Paris (2000/2012)
Participating In11:00 - 12:30Day 01SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersVincent Lecrosnier - Adidas (DE) - Design DirectorThe near future of textile materials for sports applicationsThe near future of textile materials for sports applicationsPaulo PiresPaulo PiresTreinador de Alta Performance - BeAPT (PT)Coach of Ultra Distances, Ultra Trail, Triathlon, Marathons ... of your small / big challenges. Majored in Sport and Physical Education at FADEUP - Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, in the specialization of Performance Sport. Master in Sports Management by FADEUP - Faculty of Sport of the University of Porto. Experienced in: athletics, swimming, water polo, canoeing, badminton, mountaineering / climbing. Teacher of Physical Education/Sport.
Participating In11:00 - 12:30Day 01SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersPaulo Pires - BeAPT (PT) - Treinador de Alta PerformanceMissing features in textiles for extreme performanceMissing features in textiles for extreme performanceTania CalçadaTania CalçadaFuture Tech Manager - Sonae (PT)Speaker Short CV: Currently, Tânia manages the Emerging Technologies area in the team of Innovation & Future Tech of SONAE. Her goal is to promote innovation and create value out of emergent technologies applying them to improve business performance. Tânia Calçada received a PhD degree from FEUP in 2013 in wireless networks. Previously, she was researcher in telecommunications at FEUP and INESC, was professor in ESTGL, and designed corporate network solutions for Novis.
Participating In11:00 - 12:30Day 01SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersTania Calçada - Sonae (PT) - Future Tech ManagerInnovation to meet the needs of consumer goods and market expectationsInnovation to meet the needs of consumer goods and market expectationsHelder RosendoHelder RosendoGeneral Manager - P&R Têxteis (PT)Graduated in Textile Engineering, at Beira Interior University, Portugal; Specialization degree in fibre processing technology, at the École Nationale Supérieure des Industries Textiles de Mulhouse (ENSITM), Haute Alsace University in France; Innovation and Industrial Property Management Executive Programme, at WIPO (Genève); Presently General Manager of P&R Têxteis, a Competition Sports Apparel Developer & Manufacturer; Former Vice General Manager of CITEVE - Technological Centre for the Textile & Clothing Industries of Portugal with responsibilities as Business Development Manager and CRM Manager between 2009-2015 and as General Manager between 2005 – 2008; Project manager of several national and International R&D projects; Team Manager on several industrial projects; Member of the European High Level Group For The Textile & Clothing Sector; Member of The High Level Group of the Portuguese Textile & Fashion Cluster; Former Chairman of the Textile Innovation panel within the EUROPE INNOVA initiative; Member on the Thematic Expert Group (TEG) on Novel Special Fibres and Fibre Composites for Innovative Textile Products of the European Technology Platform on Textiles & Clothing; ISPO Textrend Forum Jury member between 2012 and 2015; Former iTechStyle Innovation Business Fórum Coordinator.
Participating In11:00 - 12:30Day 01SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)SpeakersHelder Rosendo - P&R Têxteis (PT) - General ManagerInnovation opportunities matching the challenges of the sports and performance apparel marketInnovation opportunities matching the challenges of the sports and performance apparel market
ModeratorCarla SilvaCarla SilvaChief Technology Officer - CeNTI (PT)Session 5: "Technical Textiles" sports (included TFE4)
Participating In11:00 - 12:30Day 01SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)ModeratorCarla Silva - CeNTI (PT) - Chief Technology Officer
This session will discuss the importance of technical textiles to improve the performance of high competition athletes and present projects, trends and opportunities for the Textile & Clothing sector in this area.
12:30 - 14:00LUNCH
Vila Nova de Famalicão Municipality
14:00 - 16:00SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
SpeakersHermann FreericksHermann FreericksSales 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 In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYSpeakersHermann Freericks - THIES (DE) - Sales ManagerInnovative GREEN functions to reduce the use of resources from dyeing machinesInnovative GREEN functions to reduce the use of resources from dyeing machinesGraça BonifácioGraça BonifácioResearcher - CITEVE (PT)Master in Textile Engineering. Specialist and researcher in the areas of advanced materials and structures. Works as a technical consultant, trainer and researcher and has high experience in project coordinator and as team member in National and European R&D projects in the areas of design, concept and development of new materials and products. Industrial experience and background allowed to acquire essential knowledge for the execution of the tasks inherent in the design and development process and technology transfer to productive environment.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYSpeakersGraça Bonifácio - CITEVE (PT) - ResearcherCork-a-Tex - Cork based textilesCork-a-Tex - Cork based textilesPedro FernandesPedro FernandesCommercial Manager - APCER (PT)2006-presente Gestor Comercial, a nível global, na Unidade de Auditoria da APCER. Membro da Sub-Comissão Técnica para a ISO 20400 - Compras sustentáveis. Auditor coordenador e formador na APCER (ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001, ISO50001, EcoDesign, auditorias a fornecedores) 2004 - 2006 - Por conta própria - Consultor, Auditor e Formador 2002 - 2004 - Coordenador do Departamento de Ambiente e Higiene e Segurança na Soluziona (Norcontrol y Novotec - grupo APPLUS) em Portugal. 2001 - 2002 - Engenheiro na ENHídrica - empresa de prestação de serviços de ambiente 1999 -2001 - Engenheiro Técnico na DHV Tecnopor - Unidade de Infraestruturas 1994-1999 - Formação Académica - Licenciado em Engenharia do Ambiente 2005 - Qualificação como Técnico Superior de Segurança e Higiene do Trabalho.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYSpeakersPedro Fernandes - APCER (PT) - Commercial ManagerIntegrating sustainability and circular economy into business strategyIntegrating sustainability and circular economy into business strategyPauline RonjatPauline RonjatResearcher - IFTH (FR)Engineer graduated from the National Graduate School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering of Clermont-Ferrand (ENSCCF) in polymer chemistry in 2012, Pauline RONJAT worked over a year in Arkema R&D center in Philadelphia, United-States on the synthesis of new materials (block copolymers) for military uniforms of the US Air Force (JSLIST) in the frame of a project funded by the DOD (Department of Defense). She then worked at the Max Mousseron Biomolecules Institute (Montpellier) for the SATT AxLR on MRI visible polymer functionnalization – aimed to be implanted – with a view to their industrialization. She is currently working, since 3 years, at IFTH (the French Textile & Clothing Institute) as a project manager on surface functionnalization projects and she is in charge of the nanospinning plateform. She follows and leads many industrial and collaborative projects like the ANR/DGA funded TEXT-épur-OP project.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYSpeakersPauline Ronjat - IFTH (FR) - ResearcherTEXT-épur-OP Project: Smart technical textiles for decontamination of chemical warfare agentsTEXT-épur-OP Project: Smart technical textiles for decontamination of chemical warfare agentsAna SilvaAna SilvaHead of Sustainability and Innovation - Tintex / Cluster Têxtil (PT)Ana Silva started her career in materials development and analysis at a very advanced level. The drive and expertise was developed as a trainee at Engenharia e Qualidade, a technical consultancy company in the field of waste valorization located in Guimarães, Portugal and at The Institute for Multiphase Processes at Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany as researcher. At TINTEX, Ana is responsible for monitoring and management of chemicals, quality and environmental systems. Ana also promotes staff awareness of all TINTEX systems, monitoring internal and external audits, and follows all company and product certifications to guarantee the traceability of all products.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYSpeakersAna Silva - Tintex / Cluster Têxtil (PT) - Head of Sustainability and InnovationCircular economy and sustainability: looking to the futureCircular economy and sustainability: looking to the future
ModeratorMaria José CarvalhoMaria José Carvalho- CITEVE (PT)Degree in Textile Engineering from the University of Minho. Director of CITEVE sustainable production department, which includes eco-design and eco-processing, energy efficiency and renewable energy, social responsibility and safety at work, organization management and efficiency. Develops consulting, training and R&D I work, at national and international level, with more than 20 years of experience. Qualified auditor for the certification STeP by OEKO-TEX® (Sustainable Textile Production) and for the DETOX TO ZERO by OEKO-TEX® service. Expert on several sustainability working groups.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 01SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMYModerator
This session will address technologies, projects, initiatives and megatrends of the Textile & Clothing sector in the area of sustainability and circular economy.
16:30 - 18:00SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
SpeakersJana ŠaškováJana ŠaškováAssistant Professor - Technical University of Liberec (CZ)Date of birth: 09.05.1977, Prague (Czech Republic) Education and academic degrees 2013 Ph.D., Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Textile Engineering, program Textile Technics, topic: Aplication of Reactve Dyes, 2001 Ms.C, Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Textile Engineering, program Textile Technology – Textile Finishing, Professional profile Assistant Professor -Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Textile Engineering, 2013 – till now Lecturer - Technical University of Liberec, Faculty of Textile Engineering , 2004 – 2013 External worker, researcher - TONAK Nový Jičín, a.s., 2012 – 2013 Research interests: Textile dyeing and printing, specialization in the area of reactive dyes surface modification of textile materials.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 01SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALSSpeakersJana Šašková - Technical University of Liberec (CZ) - Assistant ProfessorPreparation of textile composites with nanocellulosePreparation of textile composites with nanocelluloseRachel BoldtRachel BoldtResearcher - U. Minho (PT)Student of the Master in Design and Merketing of Textile Product, Clothing and Accessories - University of Minho; Specialist in Marketing Management - PUC Minas (Brasil); Graduated in Product Design - State University of Minas Gerais (Brasil).
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 01SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALSSpeakersRachel Boldt - U. Minho (PT) - ResearcherPrêt-à-Pointe: Developing the PointPrêt-à-Pointe: Developing the PointMeriem BounasserMeriem BounasserResearcher - 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 In16:30 - 18:00Day 01SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALSSpeakersMeriem Bounasser - IFTH (FR) - ResearcherNumerical study of the mechanical behavior of braided composites and application exampleNumerical study of the mechanical behavior of braided composites and application exampleDavid De SmetDavid De SmetResearcher - Centexbel (BE)David De Smet obtained his master's degree in chemistry from Ghent University in 2006 and obtained his PhD in pharmaceutical sciences at Ghent University in 2011. The topic of his PhD study was the development of molecularly imprinted polymers and their application in mycotoxin analysis. Since 2011 he is working at Centexbel (the Belgian textile research institute) as a research scientist in the group “textile functionalisation and surface modification”. His field of expertise includes the implementation of biomaterials and ecofriendly materials in textile coating and finishing. In 2015 he received the TechTextil Innovation Award in the category new materials.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 01SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALSSpeakersDavid De Smet - Centexbel (BE) - ResearcherImplementing biobased materials in textile coating and finishingImplementing biobased materials in textile coating and finishing
ModeratorAlcibíades GuedesAlcibíades GuedesPresident of the Board of INEGI - INEGI / Cluster Textil (PT)Session 7: Novel applications of Textile Based Materials
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 01SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALSModeratorAlcibíades Guedes - INEGI / Cluster Textil (PT) - President of the Board of INEGI
In this session will be approached the new applications based on textile materials, namely the coated structures and the composite structures.
08:30 - 09:00REGISTRATION
09:00 - 09:30LAST DAY OPENING SESSION
Key noteManuel HeitorManuel HeitorMinister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of PortugalMinister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal
Participating In09:00 - 09:30Day 02LAST DAY OPENING SESSIONKey noteManuel Heitor - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal
Minister of Science, Techonoly and Higher Education of Portugal speach.
09:30 - 11:00SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
SpeakersJong Min KimJong Min KimProfessor of Electric Engineering - U. Cambridge (UK)Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5) 1D Neon Project - Textiles as electronic elements
Participating In09:30 - 11:00Day 02SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersJong Min Kim - U. Cambridge (UK) - Professor of Electric Engineering1D Neon Project - Textiles as electronic elements1D Neon Project - Textiles as electronic elementsVitor CarneiroVitor CarneiroDesigner - 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 In09:30 - 11:00Day 02SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersVitor Carneiro - Flexefelina (PT) - DesigneriParasol - New generation of Parasols through the intelligent hybridizationiParasol - New generation of Parasols through the intelligent hybridizationFrancisco FernandesFrancisco FernandesR&D Manager - Coltec (PT)Responsible for the technical department and R&D of Coltec-Neves & Companhia Lda, a company that manufactures and commercializes multifunctional laminated fabrics and knitting breathable, waterproof and windproof for household textiles and technical garment Coltec also performs technical bondings for several industries like footwear, mattress, automotive, construction, health, filtration, sports, fashion and others carried out by different lamination and coating technologies using hot-melts, thermoadhesives and selfadhesives, special effects for fashion articles trough thermobonding films and foils applications.
Participating In09:30 - 11:00Day 02SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersFrancisco Fernandes - Coltec (PT) - R&D ManageriTechcoat - New generation of multifunctional, intelligent and aesthetic textile structuresiTechcoat - New generation of multifunctional, intelligent and aesthetic textile structuresChristian DalsgaardChristian DalsgaardChief Technical Officer - Ohmatex (DK)Christian Dalsgaard, CTO & founded Ohmatex. He has considerable expertise in the field of commercializing smart textile development. His knowledge of the field spans over a decade from the very early stages of smart textile R&D into the latest development for space applications. He has degrees in electrical engineering, physics and computer science from the Danish Engineering Academy and the University of Aarhus in Denmark.
Participating In09:30 - 11:00Day 02SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersChristian Dalsgaard - Ohmatex (DK) - Chief Technical OfficerBringing smart textiles to spaceBringing smart textiles to space
ModeratorJoão GomesJoão Gomes- CeNTI (PT)Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)
Participating In09:30 - 11:00Day 02SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)Moderator
This session will present technologies and projects that explore the use of so-called smart textiles.
11:30 - 13:00SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
SpeakersStefano SinopoliStefano SinopoliTechnical Director - BioAge, SRL (IT)
Participating In11:30 - 13:00Day 02SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersStefano Sinopoli - BioAge, SRL (IT) - Technical DirectorSmart Textiles for HealthSmart Textiles for HealthAmool RainaAmool RainaHead of Aerospace Group - ITA-Aachen, (DE)Dr. Amool Raina currently coordinates and heads aerospace group at the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University. His doctoral thesis (highest distinction received) majoring in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas presented solutions for improvement in wind turbine design and manufacturing. He is considered an expert in wind turbine design and engineering and has a work experience of over 6 years in the aerospace and renewable industry prior to joining ITA. He has designed and engineered over 35 wind turbine blades ranging from 2m to 105m in length with over 16,000 blades successfully flying worldwide. Dr. Raina has also been involved in projects relating to design and optimisation of aircraft engines and other components. Dr. Raina is currently developing and promoting textile based solutions for several sectors including aerospace, automotive, traditional textiles as well as digital solutions as per Industry 4.0 norms for the above industries.
Participating In11:30 - 13:00Day 02SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersAmool Raina - ITA-Aachen, (DE) - Head of Aerospace GroupSmart textile applications for mobilitySmart textile applications for mobilityJosé SilvaJosé SilvaResearcher - CENTI (PT)José Silva holds a degree in Chemistry from the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Porto, and since 2008 has worked as a researcher at CeNTI where he has developed R&D activities. Throughout his career, he has acquired skills in research, development and integration, through participation in different R&D projects (national and European) and conferences, accumulating experience and the necessary skills in the areas of processing, integration and characterization of conventional and printed electronic systems/sensors in various structures, using different types of substrates, in the field of synthesis of inorganic capsules and matrixes, for retention and release of active compounds, and in characterization techniques for organic and inorganic materials and structures. He currently performs functions related to the processing of organic and inorganic materials through roll-to-roll and sheet-to-sheet printing technologies and is also responsible for their morphological characterization.
Participating In11:30 - 13:00Day 02SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersJosé Silva - CENTI (PT) - ResearcherFUN2CORK – New Functionalities for cork textilesFUN2CORK – New Functionalities for cork textilesHenrique A. AlmeidaHenrique A. AlmeidaResearcher - I. P. Leiria (PT)Henrique Almeida is an Associate Professor of the Mechanical Engineering Department (Biofabrication, Ergonomics, Anthropometrics, Biomechanic Design, etc.) at the School of Technology and Management of the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, External Collaborator of the Manchester Biomanufacturing Centre of the University of Manchester, Founding Member of the “International Society on Biofabrication” and Member of the European Biomechanics Society. Henrique Almeida has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Aveiro, a Master Degree in Engineering Design from Instituto Superior Técnico and an Undergraduate Degree from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria in Mechanical Engineering. Author and co-autor of more than 240 publications as journal papers, book chapters and conference proceeding papers. He also edited 10 books and has 8 Portuguese Patents. Co-Chair and Member of organising committees of 16 international conferences. Member of the Editorial Board and Review Editorial Board of 6 journals: Springer, Emerald, Frontiers and Crimson Publishers. Engaged in 38 research projects funded by national, european and international funds.
Participating In11:30 - 13:00Day 02SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)SpeakersHenrique A. Almeida - I. P. Leiria (PT) - ResearcherOrthosis Jewellery - both aesthetic and postural correction applicationsOrthosis Jewellery - both aesthetic and postural correction applications
ModeratorHelder CarvalhoHelder Carvalho- UMinho (PT)Session 9: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)
Participating In11:30 - 13:00Day 02SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)Moderator
This session will present actual examples of the application of smart textiles in highly demanding technical areas such as health, habitat and mobility.
14:00 - 16:00SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
SpeakersJoachim HenschJoachim HenschManaging Director - Hugo Boss Textile Industries (DE)Joachim Hensch has a profound and holistic knowledge in garment manufacturing, technology and innovation. Starting as a tailor for several years in bespoke couture, he later moved into the ready to wear business and since then has taken various positions, mainly in the field of product development. In 2015 he took the position of managing director in the biggest factory of HUGO BOSS Group located in İzmir with 3700 employees. His most important target is to transfer the whole organization into a flexible and reactive Smart Factory with implementation of industry 4.0 measures. That is to be prepared for a highly volatile, demanding and impatient market environment. Within this approach he is in the forefront of innovation excellence in garment manufacturing and thus the Izmir Factory is a role model for global industry. He believes in agile, SCRUM based project execution and flat hierarchies to cope with today’s pace of doing business.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersJoachim Hensch - Hugo Boss Textile Industries (DE) - Managing DirectorHugo Boss Producion RobotizationHugo Boss Producion RobotizationEdouard MacquinEdouard MacquinChief Sales Officer - Lectra (FR)Edouard Macquin, 52, Chief Sales Officer since 2011and a member of the Executive Committee since 2014. He is also in charge of professional services (training and consulting activities) since July 1st, 2016. Edouard Macquin joined Lectra’s R&D department in 1987. After that, he took on various positions in consulting, services, marketing and sales in Paris, Italy, the United States and Brazil. In 2000, he was appointed Director of Lectra Brazil and Director of South America. Edouard Macquin holds an MBA from São Paulo Business School (Brazil).
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersEdouard Macquin - Lectra (FR) - Chief Sales OfficerThe rise of industry 4.0 in fashionThe rise of industry 4.0 in fashionMarc Van ParysMarc Van ParysPresident - UNITEX (BE)Marc Van Parys obtained his PhD in Chemistry and has held professorships at Technical University Ghent, as well as Ghent University. He has been heading the Textile and Research Department at the Textile Training and Development Centre TO2C. Marc is the president of the Belgian Textile Association, UNITEX, and founder of textile consultancy, TexZeppelin.
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersMarc Van Parys - UNITEX (BE) - PresidentDigital Technologies for The Factory of the FutureDigital Technologies for The Factory of the FutureJürgen ThomsJürgen ThomsR&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 In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersJürgen Thoms - PLEVA (DE) - R&D ManagerLatest solutions for textile finishing: High-tech straightening and sensors for dryersLatest solutions for textile finishing: High-tech straightening and sensors for dryersTatjana SpahiuTatjana SpahiuLecturer - Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL)Tatjana Kosova (Spahiu) has graduated the Polytechnic University of Tirana with a Bachelor and Master Degree (2003) in Textile Engineering and than graduated with a second Master Degree (2014) in Textile Materials. Currently she is a full Professor in Textile & Fashion Department, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Polytechnic University of Tirana. She holds a Ph.D diploma (2016) in “3D Technologies for body digitalization and advanced techniques for garment and footwear designing and production”
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersTatjana Spahiu - Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL) - Lecturer3D virtual prototyping in fashion industry3D virtual prototyping in fashion industry
ModeratorPedro RochaPedro Rocha- Produtech (PT)Session 10: Digitization and Production Robotization
Participating In14:00 - 16:00Day 02SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONModerator
This session will address the garment factory of the future, as well as the main trends and technologies of digitalization, robotization and industry 4.0 applied to fashion and textile products.
16:30 - 18:00SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
SpeakersJorgen LindahlJorgen LindahlSenior Area Sales Manager Digital Textiles - SPGPrints (NL)Session 11: Digitization and Production Robotization Digitalisation in Textile Printing
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 02SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersJorgen Lindahl - SPGPrints (NL) - Senior Area Sales Manager Digital TextilesDigitalisation in Textile PrintingDigitalisation in Textile PrintingYvonne Heinen-FoudehYvonne Heinen-FoudehMarketing 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 In16:30 - 18:00Day 02SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersYvonne Heinen-Foudeh - GERBER TECHNOLOGY EUROPE (DE) - Marketing and Communications DirectorOn Your Way To The Smart Factory: IoT + IoS, Big Data, SaaS, Cloud-Computing, 2D-3D-4D – Hype or Reality?On Your Way To The Smart Factory: IoT + IoS, Big Data, SaaS, Cloud-Computing, 2D-3D-4D – Hype or Reality?Arnd DeckerArnd DeckerSales Area Manager - SETEX (DE)Study of Information Electronics at the Technical Akadamy in Weilburg, finished in 1994. October 1994 at SETEX Schermuly Textile Computer GmbH, experts in automtion systems for textile industry. 1994 - 2001 as Project Engineer for dyeing machine automatisation, installation and training of OrgaTEX, a central management system. 2002 - 2013 as Head of department “Professional Services” responsible for customized automatisation projects. 2014 – 2018 as Area Sales Mager.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 02SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersArnd Decker - SETEX (DE) - Sales Area ManagerOptimization of processes in the textile industryOptimization of processes in the textile industryKaren DeleersnyderKaren DeleersnyderResearch Scientist - Centexbel (BE)After her PhD and some years of industrial experience, she started in 2012 as research scientist at Centexbel in the group of “Functional thermoplastic textiles”. There she is working on various projects with focus on melt extrusion of thermoplastic polymers for textile applications with special functionalities. 5 years ago, she started up research work on the possibilities of Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) for the textile industry. She acquired expertise in the direct 3D Printing on textiles and plastic substrates and the development of suitable filament materials for 3D Printing.
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 02SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONSpeakersKaren Deleersnyder - Centexbel (BE) - Research Scientist3D Printing on Textiles as a new tool for customized fabrics3D Printing on Textiles as a new tool for customized fabrics
ModeratorPedro TorrinhaPedro Torrinha- CCG / Cluster Textil (PT)Session 11: Digitization and Production Robotization
Participating In16:30 - 18:00Day 02SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATIONModerator
This session will present the main trends and technologies of scanning, robotization and industry 4.0 applied to Textile & Clothing products and processes.
18:00 - 19:00CLOSING SESSION
SpeakersAna Teresa LehmannAna Teresa LehmannSecretary of State for Industry of Portugal - Portugal
Participating In18:00 - 19:00Day 02CLOSING SESSIONSpeakersAna Teresa Lehmann - Portugal - Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal
Ana Teresa Lehmann - Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal
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