iTechStyle Summit
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25 to 27 May 2022

Internacional Conference on Textiles and Clothing

Porto Cruise Terminal

The iTechStyle Summit is back for its 4th edition, in face-to-face format, which will last for three days: from 25 to 27 May 2022.

Once again, the iTechStyle Summit will seek to provide moments of debate and reflection on current scientific and technological knowledge, involving innovative industry players, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other agents linked to the Textile and Clothing Sector from all over the world.

Speakers

Bring together industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other actors
from the Textile and Clothing sector from across Europe.

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Elvira Fortunato

Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education

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João Neves

Secretary of State for the Economy of Portugal

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Adriana Dominguez

Adolfo Dominguez

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Thomas Gries

RWTH Aachen University

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Lisa Lang

Climate-KIC | European Comission

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Isabel Furtado

TMG Automotive | COTEC Portugal 

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Tobias Gröber

Messe München

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Giusy Bettoni

C.L.A.S.S.

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Elisa Palomino

University of the Arts London

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Lutz Walter

Textile ETP

Main areas

The conference features the participation of renowned industry and academic experts, 
who will share their contributions on current trends, strategies, opportunities and challenges 
with a focus on the following areas:

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Megatrends - The next steps

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Decarbonization

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New Business Models

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Twin Transition:

Green and Digital

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Materials (R)evolution

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Skills for Industry

Programme

Day 1 | 25 May

Registration & Welcome Coffee 

 

Opening Session

António Amorim (CITEVE)

 

Megatrends: The Next Steps

Moderator: Braz Costa (CITEVE)

Lisa Lang (The Power House Group)

António Cunha (CCDR-n)

Adriana Dominguez (Adolfo Dominguez)

Tobias Gröber (Messe München)

Thomas Gries (ITA, RWTH Aachen)

Q&A Session

 

Session 1: Decarbonization

Moderator: Lutz Walter (Textile ETP)  

Nuno Lacasta (Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente)

Pedro Mota (CapWatt)

Sofia Reis Jorge (Altri)

 

Session 2: New Business Models  

Moderator: Clara Gonçalves (Inductiva Labs)

José Teixeira (DSTGroup)

Giusy Bettoni (C.L.A.S.S.)

António Murta (Pathena)

 

Conference Dinner

and iTechStyle Awards Cerimony

João Neves (Secretary of State for the Economy of Portugal)

Day 2 | 26 May

Session 3: Digital Transition

Moderator: Gotz Gresser (DITF)

Gonçalo Cruz (PlatformE)

Bruno Santos (Luxclusif)

José Carlos Caldeira (INESC TEC)

 

Session 4: Digital Transition

Moderator: João Oliveira (CITEVE)

Rodrigo Siza Vieira (Lectra)

António Rocha (Smartex.AI)

Rahel Krause (ITA, RWTH Aachen)

 

Session 5: Green Transition

Moderator: João Wengorovius Meneses (BCSD Portugal)

Sofia Santos (Systemic)

Isabel Furtado (TMG Automotive)

Anton Luiken (Alcon Advies BV)

 

Session 6: Green Transition

Ana Tavares (CITEVE)

Carla Silva (CITEVE)

Daniele Spinelli (NTT)

Paulo Gonçalves (APICCAPS)

 

OEKO-TEX® 30th Anniversary Sunset Lounge

Day 3 | 27 May

3rd Day Opening Session

Elvira Fortunato (Minister of Science, Tecnology and Higher Education of Portugal)

 

Session 7: Materials (R)Evolution 

Moderator: JP Vilas Boas (LABIOMEP)

João Gomes (CeNTI)

Elisa Palomino-Perez (University of the Arts London)  

Pedro Magalhães (Tintex Textiles)

 

Session 8: Materials (R)Evolution  

Moderator: José Morgado (CITEVE)

Gilda Santos (CITEVE)

Natália Homem (2C2T, University of Minho)

Cristina Cordas (NOVA School of Science and Technology)

Sara Rosmaninho (António Salgado)

 

Session 9: Skills for Industry

Moderator: Augusto Lima (Vila Nova de Famalicão City Council)

Alessandro de Rosa (PIN)

Isabel Paiva de Sousa (Porto Business School)

Miguel Teixeira (Renault)

 

Closing Session & Wrap Up the Conference

Braz Costa & Lutz Walter

B2B Meetings @ iTechStyle Summit 2022

Designed for all fashion, design and textile players the way to successful business!

Participants will have the opportunity to meet bilaterally in pre-arranged 30 minutes meetings.

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Professional event where the complete Portuguese Textile and Clothing sector is gathered together.

Where science, technology, innovation and business meets together.

First Edition

+600 attendees

from 14 countries

63 speakers/moderators/parallel sessions

(51% international – 12 countries)

12 technical panels

18 posters

3 innovation awards

Second Edition

+720 attendees

from 21 countries

59 speakers/moderators

(60% international – 12 countries)

11 technical panels

38 posters

5 iTechStyle awards

+1 digital printing innovation award

Third Edition

+720 attendees

from 25 countries

52 speakers

(61% international – from 15 countries)

11 technical panels

40 posters

5 iTechStyle Awards  

Main Sponsor

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Sponsors

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Media Partners

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Portugal Textil

Let's keep in touch!

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 Porto Cruise Terminal 

 Rua do Godinho 
 4450-208 Matosinhos 

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