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02 Apr - 04 Apr

iTechStyle Summit 2019

International Conference on Textile and Clothing
Port of Leixões Cruise Terminal
Porto, Portugal
iTechStyle Summit 2019

About the event

The iTechStyle Summit 2019 - 3rd International Conference on Textile and Clothing, organized by CITEVE – Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal in collaboration with Associação Selectiva Moda, 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

Digitalization and Dematerialization of Textile Manufacture
Sustainability and Circular Economy
New Advanced Materials, Fibres and Structures
Novel applications of Textile Based Materials
iTechStyle Summit 2019

Speakers

Eric Norling
Vice President Precision Application Segment - Baldwin Technology
Eric Norling is head of Baldwin Technology's Precision Application Segment. He holds a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering & Management and a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Linköping university in Sweden. Eric has extensive experience in brand building, business development, marketing and product management from various roles in Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, and Thule Group. He joined Baldwin Technology in March 2019.

Participating In

16:00 - 17:30
Day 02
Session 2 - Industry 4.0
Speakers
Eric Norling - Baldwin Technology - Vice President Precision Application Segment
Precision Application Technology - Revolutionizing textile finishing with improved process control
Eric Norling
Vice President Precision Application Segment - Baldwin Technology
André Jacques
Global Executive & Chief Marketing Officer - MTEX NS
Global Executive, Marketer and Innovator with extensive experience in Fast Moving Consumer Goods (Beverages) after 15 years working at Carlsberg and Super Bock Group. Has accumulated further experience in Executive Education while executive board member of Porto Business School. More recently has moved to Tech, first working for RAISE 3D, a Shanghai based 3D Printer's manufacture and now for MTEX NS, a Digital Printer's manufacturer for the Labelling, Packaging and Textile Industries. Likes to position companies for next level of growth through in-depth partnership development and trust building approach. Leads units through motivational and collaborative management, building and retaining highly functional teams. Formulates a progressive and bold vision based on lessons learned and industry best-practices, with capability to see through the clutter and react appropriately. AREAS OF EXPERTISE • Brand Development and Building • Innovation • Business Development • Leadership

Participating In

14:00 - 15:30
Day 02
Session 1 - Industry 4.0
Speakers
André Jacques - MTEX NS - Global Executive & Chief Marketing Officer
Adopting Ethercat To Shape The Textile Factory Of The Future
André Jacques
Global Executive & Chief Marketing Officer - MTEX NS
Miklos Nagy
RDD Textiles
With an academic background in Textile Engineering from KMF Budapest - Hungary, Miklos Nagy developed a solid professional carreer in Textile Industry mainly in Brasil and Portugal, currently exercizing his activity as Production Manager of Valerius 360º. Using his deep knowledge in Industrial Production Management, modern technology, programming, production control, maintenance and product quality, he's leading the global coordination of this circular economy project from process definition to product development and commercialization. During his professional carreer of more than 25 years, led several projects related to building and modernization of industrial facilities, leveraging its positive results. Experienced and actively involved in Lean-Manufacturing processes and implementation of integrated production management system ERP-SAP-R3 ( PP,MM and QM modules) as a key-user. International experience in Germany, Belgium, Italy and France regarding investment plans' execution and know-how exchange.

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Day 04
Session 9 - Sustainability & Circular Economy
Speakers
Valérius 360: Co - creating a circular fashion system
Miklos Nagy
Nick Almond
Associate Dean Teaching, Learning and Enhancement - London College of Fashion
Nick Almond is the Associate Dean Teaching, Learning and Enhancement at LCF. He has a background in the sciences, completing a PhD in Biophysics at Liverpool University in 2008. Since leaving research science he has lectured in astrophysics, mathematics and education spending over ten years researching how people learn, specialising in how to use technology to support learning and innovation. His research focuses on emerging technology, complexity theory and curriculum, with a keen interest in how blockchain technology can help us organise and collaborate at scale. He is the Better Lives unit leader and is responsible for its curriculum design and student experience.

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Day 03
Session 3 - New Materials & Novel Applications
Speakers
Nick Almond - London College of Fashion - Associate Dean Teaching, Learning and Enhancement
Trends in FashionTech
Nick Almond
Associate Dean Teaching, Learning and Enhancement - London College of Fashion
Robin Caudwell
Innovation Project Assistant - Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
Robin Caudwell is the Co-Founder / CEO at RIEN A SIGNALER. Since September 2017, he is the Innovation Project Assistant at Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.

Participating In

16:30 - 17:30
Day 04
Closing Session
Speakers
Robin Caudwell - Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode - Innovation Project Assistant
Technological challenges for the Future of Fashion
Robin Caudwell
Innovation Project Assistant - Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode
Danièle Clutier-Leaute
Associate Director Research and Consulting - Institut Français de la Mode
An INSEAD MBA graduate, Danièle started her career being market intelligence at Rothmans International, then marketing director of a division of Chargeurs Textiles. She then went on to set up and run IFM’s Market Research and Consulting Department. Her range of expertise covers consumer behaviour, strategic marketing and competitiveness policies. She is also General Secretary of the R3ilab (Réseau d’Innovation Immatérielle pour l’Industrie). She regularly carries out strategic studies for businesses and for the European Commission.

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Day 03
Session 3 - New Materials & Novel Applications
Speakers
Danièle Clutier-Leaute - Institut Français de la Mode - Associate Director Research and Consulting
DeFINE network, Fashion Tech Incubation & Acceleration Services
Danièle Clutier-Leaute
Associate Director Research and Consulting - Institut Français de la Mode
Lars Montelius
Director General - INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
Lars Montelius is the Director–General of the International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory since the 1st September 2014. Professor in Nanotechnology at Lund University, Sweden, Lars Montelius is the founder of several Swedish companies working with nanotechnology. Lars Montelius is also the President of the IUVSTA: The International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications www.iuvsta-us.org with more than 150 000 members from 32 countries, member of the EC Executive High Level Group (HLG) at DG NMPB, and board member and Working Group Chair of the two European Technology Platforms NANOFutures: The European initiative for sustainable development by Nanotechnologies www.nanofutures.eu and EuMat: The European Technology Platform for Advanced Engineering Materials and Technologies: eumat.eu. Between 2003 and 2009, Lars Montelius was Dean of the Physics Department, Science and Engineering Faculties at Lund University and between 2009 and 2011, he was director for Øresund University & Øresund Science Region, a cross-border cooperation between eleven universities and three regional authorities of two countries in the Øresund Region. Lars Montelius was also Chair of the Swedish Technical Standardization Committee on Nanotechnology from 2007 to 2014. Prof, Dr, Dr h c Lars Montelius, with H-index 34: 298 publications, 4.091 citations, last 5 years ≈250 citations/year. Data from ISI Web of Knowledge 2016-06-19. More than 70 personally invited talks. 24 patent applications.

Participating In

14:00 - 15:30
Day 03
Session 5 - New Materials & Novel Applications
Moderator
Lars Montelius - INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory - Director General
Lars Montelius
Director General - INL - International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory
João Correia Neves
Secretary of State for Economy of Portugal

Participating In

16:30 - 17:30
Day 04
Closing Session
Speakers
João Correia Neves
iTechStyle Summit 2019

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