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21 June

Presentations by ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award Finalists

Research & Innovation Excellence Award - Master's
11:00 am Introduction
11:05 am
Development of a gear driven 3D rotational braiding machine and its control concept
Mathias Zidda, Institut für Textiltechnik, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
11:25 am
TUTTI - Reusable food wrapping
Pamela Massaccesi, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo. Cátedra nirino diseño textil, Argentina

Presentations by ITMA Sustainable Innovation Award Finalists

Industry Excellence Award
11.45am Candiani Re-Gen: Creating circular denim
Candiani S.p.A (Nominated by: Lenzing AG)
12.05pm All-in-one system
Lee (Nominated by: Tonello S.R.L.)
12:35pm FLX customisation studio
Levi Strauss & Co (Nominated by: Jeanologia S.L)

Finance Forum

3:05 pm
ECA covered financing serves all - key benefits and essential facts for Importers and Exporters
Christina Lutz, Export Finance Specialist & Valeria Krepis, Export Finance Specialist
Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Germany
3:25 pm
Past present and the future of leasing finance on textile
Cengiz Bekret, Senior Manager – Sales and Business Development BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions, Turkey
3:45 pm
Environmental and social due diligence when providing officially supported export credits
Julian Paisey, Senior Policy Analyst, Export Credits Division, Credits Division, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) France
4:05 pm
The quest for textile finance: The Italian proposition/SACE’s pioneering solutions in machinery long-term financing
Andrea Rossi, Head, International Business Support, Servizi Assicurativi del Commercio Estero (SACE)
4:25 pm
Swiss export risk insurance - support for buyers of Swiss textile machinery industry
Andreas Oel, Client Advisory, Large Enterprises & Reinsurance, Swiss Export Risk Insurance (SERV)

22 June

Strategic Business Innovation through Automation & Digitalisation

11:00 am  Introduction
11:05 am
Digitalisation meets automation
Arquemino Lopes, Global Key Account Management OEM, Festo, Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
Total appearance capture with TAC7
X-rite, Switzerland
11:25 am
Towards a 4th industrial revolution of textiles and clothing - strategic innovation & research agenda: results in practice and way to go
Lutz Walter, Director, Innovation & Skills, The European Apparel and Textile Confederation (EURATEX), Belgium

Innovation Video Showcase:
The intelligent Truetzschler card TC 19i
Truetzschler, Germany
11:45 am
Small series textile value creation back in Europe - the digital textile micro factory
Meike Tilebein, Professor, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf, Germany
12:05 pm
Innovation Video Showcase:
Smart design
Jeanologia, Spain

Industry 4.0 by Kornit Digital

Kornit Digital, Germany

A novel technology for measuring the basis-weight of technical textiles
Hammer-IMS, Belgium

FastCreel - Easy bobbin change at high weaving speed
Vandewiele, Belgium

Sustainable Textile & Garment Manufacturing in the Circular Economy

2:00 pm Introduction
2:05 pm
Engaging the global supply chain to drive greater social and environmental performance
Roian Atwood, Senior Director, Global Sustainable Business, Lee, United States of America

Innovation Video Showcase:
Break new ground with aniline-free indigo for denim
Archroma, Switzerland
2:25 pm
Water free and process chemical free dyeing - Introducing the green revolution
Kasper Nossent, Managing Director, DyeCoo Asia
2:45 pm
Textile based micro plastic – control and prevention
Ellen Bendt, Professor, Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
The laundry (r)evolution
Tonello S.R.L., Italy
3:05 pm
Leading the textile value chain to sustainable materials
René Bethmann, Innovation Manager, Vaude, Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
Extending the lifetime of garments with innovative biotechnology
Novozymes A/S, Denmark
3:25 pm
Revolutionising textile finishing with improved process control
Simone Morellini, Sales Manager, Baldwin Technology
3:45 pm
How to build your entire business on producing environmentally friendly garments
Eva Karlsson, Chief Executive Officer, Houdini Sportswear, Sweden

Innovation Video Showcase:
Biostone project
Zaitex S.p.A., Italy
4:05 pm
TENCEL™ Lyocell fibres with REFIBRA™ technology
Caroline Ledl, Product Manager, Lenzing, Austria

Innovation Video Showcase:
ECUVal, water treatment to reuse
Icomatex S.A., Spain
4:25 pm
Online-sensor for process control in dyeing and rinsing
Reinhold Schneider, Senior Scientist, Textile Chemistry & Printing Technology, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DIFT), Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
Inspired by Nature
Dyecoo, Netherlands
4:45 pm
Impact mitigation of halogen, antimony and formaldehyde based FRs in the home textile sector
Paula Félix, Senior Researcher, Leitat, Spain

23 June

Technical Textiles Innovations & Manufacturing Technology

11:00 am Introduction
11:05 am
Prototype of a production technology for highly efficient manufacturing of performed textile
Lars Hahn, Research Associate, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology, Tu Dresden (ITM), Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
Rotoflow
Ferraro, Italy
11:25 am
Strategic garment design for energy harvesting from the human body
Amanda Myers, Laboratory Manager, North Carolina State University College of Textiles, United States of America

Innovation Video Showcase:
Innovation in blowing technology for pillows
Brighi Tecnologie, Italy
11:45 am
Knitify the world
Hayato Nishi, Sales & Senior Business Development, Shima Seiki, Japan

Innovation Video Showcase:
Turbotex
Ontec, Germany
12:05 pm
Hybrid machine learning for the production of extrusion nonwovens
Simone Gramsch, Senior Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany

Strategic Business Innovation through Automation & Digitalisation

2:00 pm Introduction
2:05 pm
Plug & produce: An open, flexible and manufacturer-independent communication and integration concept for machines & production lines.
Falk Vespermann, Global Segment Manager, Lenze, Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
Single-pass digital textile printer
Konica Minolta, Japan
2:25 pm
Setting-up a process of systemic innovation: generate & align ideas and convert into valuable products
Marco Orellana, Technology Consultant, Fundació Eurecat, Spain

Innovation Video Showcase:
The future of textile is twine
Twine Solutions, Israel
2:45
Panel Discussion: Digitalisation of textiles manufacturing

Moderator: Tansy Fall, Editor, Industry Digitalisation, World Textile Information Network (WTiN)

Dirk Torfs, CEO of Flanders Make Industrial Research Center
Arquemino Lopes Junior, Key Account Management OEM at Festo
Rakhil Hirdaramani, Chair of the Manufacturing Committee at the World Sporting Goods Association

Innovation Video Showcase:
Plug & produce
Lenze, Germany
3:25 pm
3D printing potentials for textile applications – from digital model to customised production
Alexandra Glogowsky, Research Assistant, Hochschule Niederrhein, Germany
3:45 pm
Innovation Video Showcase:
S-RACE - Fastest digital dye sublimation paper
Felix Schoeller, Germany

Compressed air management - Sigma Air Manager 4.0
Kaeser Kompressoren, Germany
4:05 pm
Wireless textile intrinsic sensors – no connection required!
Bastian Baesch, Team Leader, Sensors, Actuators, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DIFT), Germany

Innovation Video Showcase:
The way you manage colour is about to change forever. Meet the new standard for multicoloured textiles
Datacolor, Switzerland
4:25 pm
Textile 4.0: The impact of fourth industrial revolution on the textile and apparel industry
Chinky Tyagi, Head, Business Development, World Textile Information Network (WTiN), United Kingdom
4:45 pm
Digitalisation and realisation of data of the shop floor
Rakhil Hirdaramani, Manufacturers Committee Chair, World Federation of Sporting Goods Industry, Switzerland
5:05 pm
Innovation Video Showcase:
Adalberto estampados
SPG Prints, Netherlands

Neuenhauser AGV manual can changing
Neuenhauser, Germany

24 June

Sustainable Textile & Garment Manufacturing in the Circular Economy

11:00 am Introduction
11:05 am
Circular textiles value chain: end-of-use textile disposal, collection, sorting, recycling
Natalia Papú Carrone, Research Analyst, Circle Economy, The Netherlands

Innovation Video Showcase: 
On demand free treatment for digital textile printing
Technijet Ltd, United Kingdom
11:25 am
Advances in UV-technology for use in textile dyeing and finishing
Reinhold Schneider, Senior Scientist, Textile Chemistry & Printing Technology, Deutsche Institute für Textil- und Faserforschung Denkendorf (DIFT), Germany

Innovation Video Showcase: 
TENCEL™ Lyocell fibres with REFIBRA™ technology
Lenzing AG, Austria
11:45 am
The Higg Facility Tools to measure environmental and social sustainability
impacts in manufacturing facilities across the globe

Jason Kibbey, Chief Executive Officer, Higg Co, United States of America

Innovation Video Showcase: 
Completing the most important deficiency in the recycle denim puzzle with sulphur black recycle
MKS DevO Chemicals, Turkey
12:05 pm
Measuring the total impact of a garment – environmental product declaration
Lisa Rosengren, Head, R&D, Raw Material, Fristads, Sweden

Innovative Raw Materials & Manufacturing Technology

2:00 pm Introduction
2:05 pm
Microfiber release from clothing: what do manufacturers need to know to support this issue?
Sophie Mather, Strategic Director, The Microfiber Consortium, United Kingdom
2:25 pm
The 'Breakthrough Aerospace Materials' project (BAM) on development of 3D
woven textile composites in the aerospace industry

Peter Sestic, Lead Development Engineer, Sigmatex, United Kingdom
2:45 pm
A new nonwoven web formation process for 100% continuous Lyocell fibres
Ibrahim Sagerer-Foric, Project Manager, Global R&D Process Development, Lenzing AG, Austria
3:05 pm
Device for composite nanofiber yarn production using ac needleless and 
collectorless electrospinning

David Lukas, Professor, Technical University of Liberec, Czech Republic
3:25 pm
Meryl | Nateo
The Paradigm Shift

Francois Devy, Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer, Nylstar, Spain
3:45 pm
New generation turbo ring spinning machine up to the angular spindle speed of 50.000 rpm
Mahmud Hossain, Research Associate, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology, Tu Dresden (ITM), Germany
4:05 pm
Understanding the impact of mill processing steps on bicomponent islands-in-the-sea fiber knit fabric 
Donald Thompson, Professor, North Carolina State University College of Textiles, United States of America
4:25 pm
Spinhole new spinning system with multi-balloon
Albert Galan, General Manager, Twistechnology, Spain
4:45 pm
Simulation-based spin pack design
Christian Leithäuser, Senior Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany

25 June

Innovative Raw Materials & Manufacturing Technology

11:00 am Introduction
11:05 am
Impact of US Cotton and its technical & financial performance
Navaid Baqai, Global Textile Director, Cotton Council International, United States of America
11:25 am
Simulation and optimisation of spinning processes
Walter Arne, Senior Scientist, Fraunhofer Institute, Germany
11:45 am
Improving weaving efficiency: development of non-stop tying-in process
Abdel-Fattah M. Seyam, Head, Department of Textile and Apparel, Technology and Management, North Carolina State University College of Textiles, United States of America

Innovation Video Showcase: 
DyStar/RotaSpray – spray dyeing on warp yarn and fabrics
Dystar Singapore Pte Ltd, Singapore

Technical Textiles Innovations & Manufacturing Technology

2:00 pm Introduction
2:05 pm
Textile sensors - applications and market growth
Yoel Fink, Chief Executive Officer, Advanced Functional Fabrics of America (AFFOA), United States of America
2:25 pm
Softness Analyzer: objective measurement of softness, roughness and stiffness – the three basic parameters of the human touch
Philipp Sievers, Area Manager, Benelux

Innovation Video Showcase:

New space-dyeing machines
Antex, Italy
2:45 pm
Panel discussion: E-Textiles

Moderator: Adrian Wilson, Writer

Volker Lutz, Doctor at RWTH Aachen (Institute of Textile Technology)
Yordan Kyosev, Professor at University Hochschule Niederrhein (Textile and Clothing Technology) and CEO Texmind
Yoel Fink, Professor at MIT university and CEO of Advanced Functional Fabrics of America


3:25 pm
Weaving technologies for the integral production of complex individual implants 
Philipp Schegner, Research Associate, Institute of Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology, Tu Dresden (ITM), Germany
3:45 pm
Flame-retardant textile coatings using innovative technologies with reduced environmental impact
Ruth Garcia, Researcher, Leitat, Spain
4:05 pm
A new technology for cost effective and sustainable processing of glass fibres to continuous fibre
Thomas Weser, Strategic Business Development, Karl Mayer, Germany
4:25 pm
ARWeS – Automatic roving changing system 
Sebastian Nendel, Managing Director, CETEX Institute, Germany
4:45 pm
Automated virtual development and analysis of structures for textile wearables
Yordan Kyosev, Chief Executive Officer, Texmind, Germany