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Conference: Managing Innovation in Textiles 2011

The Textile Institute with the support of the Manchester & Cheshire Section and the Technical Textiles SIG will be building on the success of last year's event and hosting this one day conference on 30 November 2011. ‘Managing Innovation in Textiles 2011' aims to explore how major innovations will affect industry, the environment and our lifestyles going forward. Keynote speaker, Dr Batchelor is one of Unilever's leading Inventors and Innovators, with over 100 published pat

4th November 2011

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Manchester, UK

Sports/​Outdoor, Protective, Medical/Hygiene, Transport/​Aerospace, Clothing/​Footwear, Sustainable, Industrial

Conference: Managing Innovation in Textiles 2011, Manchester 30 November 2011

The Textile Institute with the support of the Manchester & Cheshire Section and the Technical Textiles SIG will be building on the success of last year's event and hosting this one day conference on 30 November 2011. ‘Managing Innovation in Textiles 2011' aims to explore how major innovations will affect industry, the environment and our lifestyles going forward.

Keynote speaker, Dr Batchelor is one of Unilever's leading Inventors and Innovators, with over 100 published patent applications. Educated in Oxford, he worked in academia in Berlin and Zurich before moving to Unilever in 1997. Since then he has worked on a wide variety of laundry and other colour problems, and has seen many of his inventions through to successful market launches.

Presentations

Concussions, Head Injuries and the Textile Industry - Dr C J Abraham, Scientific Advisory Services Ltd, USA

Environmental Sustainability though an eco-Friendly Dyeing System - Mr A A Adedokun, the Federal Polytechnic, Nigeria

Factors that Affect Consumers' Adoption Intention of Smart Product Innovations: A study of smart bra and shirt products as high-tech innovations - Prof M Akalin CText FTI & Dr Gülden Turhan, Marmara University, Turkey

A Study of the Modelling and Characterisation of Compression Garments for Hypertrophic Scarring After Burns - Prof S C Anand MBE CText FTI, University of Bolton, UK

A Real Example of Managing Innovation in Textiles - Mr R A Dewhurst, i-Tex Fabrics Ltd, UK

Anthropometric solutions to get the right fit, safety, innovation and comfort for the clothing and technical textiles products - L Franceshci, Cad Modelling Ergonomics srl, Italy

Fabric Parameter Modelling for Seam Sewability, from Empirical Craft to Designing for Manufacture - Mr J McLoughlin CText FTI, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

SAMITE - Systematic Approaches to the Management of Innovation in Textiles - I D Stalker, University of Manchester, UK

A Novel Flexi Check Dam Made Using Technical Textile for Efficient Use of Water in Agriculture - Dr M K Talukdar, Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, India

Designing Sportswear with Impact Protection - Dr D J Tyler CText FTI, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

The conference  aims to bring together textile technologists, engineers, fibre, yarn and fabric manufacturers, designers, retailers, and many others engaged and interested in recent innovations and their applications in all sectors of technical & industrial textiles.

Further information: Managing Innovation in Textiles   

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