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iTechStyle Summit 2018

Oradores

António Amorim
President - CITEVE
President of CITEVE

Participating In

09:00 - 10:00
Dia 28
OPENING SESSION
Speakers
António Amorim - CITEVE - President
António Amorim
President - CITEVE
Laura Balmond
Ellen McArthur Foundation (UK)

Participating In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Circular Fibres Initiative
Laura Balmond
Ellen McArthur Foundation (UK)
Jacques-Hervé Levy
General 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 In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Jacques-Hervé Levy - IFTH (FR) - General Manager
Luxury and Technology: a Winning Alliance
Jacques-Hervé Levy
General Manager - IFTH (FR)
Lutz Walter
Secretary 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 In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Lutz Walter - Textile Platform (BE) - Secretary General
Sharing is (s)Caring: How the sharing economy will impact the future of the Textile and Clothing industry
Lutz Walter
Secretary General - Textile Platform (BE)
Meike Tilebein
Researcher - DITF (DE)
Session 1: Megatrends Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)

Participating In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Meike Tilebein - DITF (DE) - Researcher
Textile production digitalization (industry 4.0)
Meike Tilebein
Researcher - DITF (DE)
Joan Ginestà
CEO - 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 In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Speakers
Joan Ginestà - Marinatextil (ES) - CEO
From basic to special textile products: a question of people
Joan Ginestà
CEO - Marinatextil (ES)
António Braz Costa
General 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 In

10:30 - 12:30
Dia 28
SESSION 1: MEGATRENDS
Moderator
António Braz Costa - CITEVE / CeNTI (PT) - General Manager / CEO
António Braz Costa
General Manager / CEO - CITEVE / CeNTI (PT)
Clara Pereira 
Researcher - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Speakers
Clara Pereira  - U. Porto (PT) - Researcher
Smart Textiles for Energy Storage: Nanotechnology on the Road for Wearable Electronics
Clara Pereira 
Researcher - U. Porto (PT)
Bruno Pereira
Market 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Bruno Pereira - FISIPE (PT) - Market and Product Manager
PANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiber
Bruno Pereira
Market and Product Manager - FISIPE (PT)
Helena P. Felgueiras
Researcher - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Speakers
Helena P. Felgueiras - 2C2T - Uminho (PT) - Researcher
New generation of polymeric wound dressings functionalized with immunoregulatory antimicrobial peptides
Helena P. Felgueiras
Researcher - 2C2T - Uminho (PT)
Nils Jongh
Business 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Speakers
Nils Jongh - ADI / TANATEX (NL) - Business Development Manager
Anti-odour finishing by applying non-biocidal mineral technology
Nils Jongh
Business Development Manager - ADI / TANATEX (NL)
Isabel Cabral
Researcher - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Speakers
Isabel Cabral - U. Minho (PT) - Researcher
Thermo-responsive textiles: designing dynamic light environments
Isabel Cabral
Researcher - U. Minho (PT)
José Morgado
Technology and Engineering Manager - CITEVE (PT)

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Moderator
José Morgado - CITEVE (PT) - Technology and Engineering Manager
José Morgado
Technology and Engineering Manager - CITEVE (PT)
DANIELA ANTUNES
Strategic Coordinator - SOLVAY Group (IT)

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 28
SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
Speakers
DANIELA ANTUNES - SOLVAY Group (IT) - Strategic Coordinator
Innovations on Fibers Inspired by Megatrends
DANIELA ANTUNES
Strategic Coordinator - SOLVAY Group (IT)
Boussu François
Lecturer / 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 28
SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
Speakers
Boussu François - ENSAIT (FR) - Lecturer / Researcher
Different applications of 3D warp interlock fabrics
Boussu François
Lecturer / Researcher - ENSAIT (FR)
Radim Hrdina
professor - University of Pardubice (CZ)

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 28
SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
Speakers
Radim Hrdina - University of Pardubice (CZ) - professor
Novel Fibres for Medical Applications
Radim Hrdina
professor - University of Pardubice (CZ)
Guy Buyle
Researcher - 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 28
SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
Speakers
Guy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - Researcher
Biobased self-reinforced composites enabled by high stiffness PLA yarns
09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Moderator
Guy Buyle - Centexbel (BE) - Researcher
Guy Buyle
Researcher - Centexbel (BE)
Fernando Ferreira
Director - 2C2T Uminho (PT)
Centre for Textile Science and Technology

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 28
SESSION 3: NEW FIBRES AND STRUCTURES
Moderator
Fernando Ferreira - 2C2T Uminho (PT) - Director
Fernando Ferreira
Director - 2C2T Uminho (PT)
Manuel Caldeira Cabral
Minister of Economy of Portugal - Portugal

Participating In

20:00 - 23:00
Dia 28
CONFERENCE GALA DINNER & ITECHSTYLE AWARDS CEREMONY
Speakers
Manuel Caldeira Cabral - Portugal - Minister of Economy of Portugal
Manuel Caldeira Cabral
Minister of Economy of Portugal - Portugal
Paulo Cunha
Mayor - Vila Nova de Famalicão
Vila Nova de Famalicão

Participating In

20:00 - 23:00
Dia 28
CONFERENCE GALA DINNER & ITECHSTYLE AWARDS CEREMONY
Speakers
Paulo Cunha - Vila Nova de Famalicão - Mayor
Paulo Cunha
Mayor - Vila Nova de Famalicão
Isabel Furtado
CEO - 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 In

09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Isabel Furtado - TMG Automotive (PT) - CEO
New Mobility Trends
Isabel Furtado
CEO - TMG Automotive (PT)
Juergen Lemmle
Head of Interior of the Future - BMW (DE)
Session 4: "Technical Textiles" mobility (included TFE4) Car Interior of the future

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Juergen Lemmle - BMW (DE) - Head of Interior of the Future
Car Interior of the future
Juergen Lemmle
Head of Interior of the Future - BMW (DE)
Fernando Merino
Head 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 In

09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Fernando Merino - ERT/Cluster Têxtil (PT) - Head of Strategic Marketing and Innovation
Mobility 2030: an opportunity for the textile and clothing industry
Fernando Merino
Head of Strategic Marketing and Innovation - ERT/Cluster Têxtil (PT)
Vincent Lecrosnier
Design 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 In

11:00 - 12:30
Dia 01
SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Vincent Lecrosnier - Adidas (DE) - Design Director
The near future of textile materials for sports applications
Vincent Lecrosnier
Design Director - Adidas (DE)
Paulo Pires
Treinador 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 In

11:00 - 12:30
Dia 01
SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Paulo Pires - BeAPT (PT) - Treinador de Alta Performance
Missing features in textiles for extreme performance
Paulo Pires
Treinador de Alta Performance - BeAPT (PT)
Tania Calçada
Future 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 In

11:00 - 12:30
Dia 01
SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Tania Calçada - Sonae (PT) - Future Tech Manager
Innovation to meet the needs of consumer goods and market expectations
Tania Calçada
Future Tech Manager - Sonae (PT)
Helder Rosendo
General 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 In

11:00 - 12:30
Dia 01
SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Helder Rosendo - P&R Têxteis (PT) - General Manager
Innovation opportunities matching the challenges of the sports and performance apparel market
Helder Rosendo
General Manager - P&R Têxteis (PT)
Carla Silva
Chief Technology Officer - CeNTI (PT)
Session 5: "Technical Textiles" sports (included TFE4)

Participating In

11:00 - 12:30
Dia 01
SESSION 5: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" SPORTS (INCLUDED TFE4)
Moderator
Carla Silva - CeNTI (PT) - Chief Technology Officer
Carla Silva
Chief Technology Officer - CeNTI (PT)
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
Dia 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)
Graça Bonifácio
Researcher - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Speakers
Graça Bonifácio - CITEVE (PT) - Researcher
Cork-a-Tex - Cork based textiles
Graça Bonifácio
Researcher - CITEVE (PT)
Pedro Fernandes
Commercial 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Speakers
Pedro Fernandes - APCER (PT) - Commercial Manager
Integrating sustainability and circular economy into business strategy
Pedro Fernandes
Commercial Manager - APCER (PT)
Pauline Ronjat
Researcher - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Speakers
Pauline Ronjat - IFTH (FR) - Researcher
TEXT-épur-OP Project: Smart technical textiles for decontamination of chemical warfare agents
Pauline Ronjat
Researcher - IFTH (FR)
Ana Silva
Head 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Speakers
Ana Silva - Tintex / Cluster Têxtil (PT) - Head of Sustainability and Innovation
Circular economy and sustainability: looking to the future
Ana Silva
Head of Sustainability and Innovation - Tintex / Cluster Têxtil (PT)
Maria 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 01
SESSION 6: SUSTAINABILITY AND CIRCULAR ECONOMY
Moderator
Maria José Carvalho
CITEVE (PT)
Jana Šašková
Assistant 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 01
SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
Speakers
Jana Šašková - Technical University of Liberec (CZ) - Assistant Professor
Preparation of textile composites with nanocellulose
Jana Šašková
Assistant Professor - Technical University of Liberec (CZ)
Rachel Boldt
Researcher - 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 01
SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
Speakers
Rachel Boldt - U. Minho (PT) - Researcher
Prêt-à-Pointe: Developing the Point
Rachel Boldt
Researcher - U. Minho (PT)
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
Dia 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)
David De Smet
Researcher - 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 01
SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
Speakers
David De Smet - Centexbel (BE) - Researcher
Implementing biobased materials in textile coating and finishing
David De Smet
Researcher - Centexbel (BE)
Alcibíades Guedes
President of the Board of INEGI - INEGI / Cluster Textil (PT)
Session 7: Novel applications of Textile Based Materials

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 01
SESSION 7: NOVEL APPLICATIONS OF TEXTILE BASED MATERIALS
Moderator
Alcibíades Guedes - INEGI / Cluster Textil (PT) - President of the Board of INEGI
Alcibíades Guedes
President of the Board of INEGI - INEGI / Cluster Textil (PT)
Jong Min Kim
Professor of Electric Engineering - U. Cambridge (UK)
Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5) 1D Neon Project - Textiles as electronic elements

Participating In

09:30 - 11:00
Dia 02
SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Jong Min Kim - U. Cambridge (UK) - Professor of Electric Engineering
1D Neon Project - Textiles as electronic elements
Jong Min Kim
Professor of Electric Engineering - U. Cambridge (UK)
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
Dia 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)
Francisco Fernandes
R&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 In

09:30 - 11:00
Dia 02
SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Francisco Fernandes - Coltec (PT) - R&D Manager
iTechcoat - New generation of multifunctional, intelligent and aesthetic textile structures
Francisco Fernandes
R&D Manager - Coltec (PT)
Christian Dalsgaard
Chief 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 In

09:30 - 11:00
Dia 02
SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Christian Dalsgaard - Ohmatex (DK) - Chief Technical Officer
Bringing smart textiles to space
Christian Dalsgaard
Chief Technical Officer - Ohmatex (DK)
João Gomes
CeNTI (PT)
Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)

Participating In

09:30 - 11:00
Dia 02
SESSION 8: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Moderator
João Gomes
CeNTI (PT)
Stefano Sinopoli 
Technical Director - BioAge, SRL (IT)

Participating In

11:30 - 13:00
Dia 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)
Amool Raina
Head 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 In

11:30 - 13:00
Dia 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Amool Raina - ITA-Aachen, (DE) - Head of Aerospace Group
Smart textile applications for mobility
Amool Raina
Head of Aerospace Group - ITA-Aachen, (DE)
José Silva
Researcher - 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 In

11:30 - 13:00
Dia 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
José Silva - CENTI (PT) - Researcher
FUN2CORK – New Functionalities for cork textiles
José Silva
Researcher - CENTI (PT)
Henrique A. Almeida
Researcher - 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 In

11:30 - 13:00
Dia 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Speakers
Henrique A. Almeida - I. P. Leiria (PT) - Researcher
Orthosis Jewellery - both aesthetic and postural correction applications
Henrique A. Almeida
Researcher - I. P. Leiria (PT)
Helder Carvalho
UMinho (PT)
Session 9: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)

Participating In

11:30 - 13:00
Dia 02
SESSION 9: "SMART TEXTILES" (INCLUDED TF5)
Moderator
Helder Carvalho
UMinho (PT)
Joachim Hensch
Managing 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Joachim Hensch - Hugo Boss Textile Industries (DE) - Managing Director
Hugo Boss Producion Robotization
Joachim Hensch
Managing Director - Hugo Boss Textile Industries (DE)
Edouard Macquin
Chief 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Edouard Macquin - Lectra (FR) - Chief Sales Officer
The rise of industry 4.0 in fashion
Edouard Macquin
Chief Sales Officer - Lectra (FR)
Marc Van Parys
President - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Marc Van Parys - UNITEX (BE) - President
Digital Technologies for The Factory of the Future
Marc Van Parys
President - UNITEX (BE)
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
Dia 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)
Tatjana Spahiu
Lecturer - 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Tatjana Spahiu - Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL) - Lecturer
3D virtual prototyping in fashion industry
Tatjana Spahiu
Lecturer - Polytechnic University of Tirana (AL)
Pedro Rocha
Produtech (PT)
Session 10: Digitization and Production Robotization

Participating In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 02
SESSION 10: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Moderator
Pedro Rocha
Produtech (PT)
Jorgen Lindahl
Senior Area Sales Manager Digital Textiles - SPGPrints (NL)
Session 11: Digitization and Production Robotization Digitalisation in Textile Printing

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 02
SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Jorgen Lindahl - SPGPrints (NL) - Senior Area Sales Manager Digital Textiles
Digitalisation in Textile Printing
Jorgen Lindahl
Senior Area Sales Manager Digital Textiles - SPGPrints (NL)
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
Dia 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)
Arnd Decker
Sales 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 02
SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Arnd Decker - SETEX (DE) - Sales Area Manager
Optimization of processes in the textile industry
Arnd Decker
Sales Area Manager - SETEX (DE)
Karen Deleersnyder
Research 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 In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 02
SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Speakers
Karen Deleersnyder - Centexbel (BE) - Research Scientist
3D Printing on Textiles as a new tool for customized fabrics
Karen Deleersnyder
Research Scientist - Centexbel (BE)
Pedro Torrinha
CCG / Cluster Textil (PT)
Session 11: Digitization and Production Robotization

Participating In

16:30 - 18:00
Dia 02
SESSION 11: DIGITIZATION AND PRODUCTION ROBOTIZATION
Moderator
Pedro Torrinha
CCG / Cluster Textil (PT)
Ana Teresa Lehmann
Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal - Portugal

Participating In

18:00 - 19:00
Dia 02
CLOSING SESSION
Speakers
Ana Teresa Lehmann - Portugal - Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal
Ana Teresa Lehmann
Secretary of State for Industry of Portugal - Portugal
Julio Grilo
Engineering and Innovation Director - Simoldes (PT)

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
Julio Grilo - Simoldes (PT) - Engineering and Innovation Director
Sustainable Solutions for Automotive
Julio Grilo
Engineering and Innovation Director - Simoldes (PT)
Paulo Correia 
Product 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 In

14:00 - 16:00
Dia 28
SESSION 2: NEW ADVANCED MATERIALS
Speakers
Paulo Correia  - FISIPE (PT) - Product Development Engineer
PANOX – Oxidized polyacrylonitrile fiber
Paulo Correia 
Product Development Engineer - FISIPE (PT)
João Gomes
COO - CeNTI (PT)
Session 8: "Smart Textiles" (included TF5)

Participating In

09:00 - 10:30
Dia 01
SESSION 4: "TECHNICAL TEXTILES" MOBILITY (INCLUDED TFE4)
Speakers
João Gomes - CeNTI (PT) - COO
Smart Materials for Automotive Interiors applications
João Gomes
COO - CeNTI (PT)
Manuel Heitor
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal

Participating In

09:00 - 09:30
Dia 02
LAST DAY OPENING SESSION
Key note
Manuel Heitor - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal
Manuel Heitor
Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal - Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education of Portugal

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