Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / 3rd Aachen-Dresden Conference to be held in November
3rd Aachen-Dresden Conference to be held in November
22
Jul '09
500 participants attended the first Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference in Aachen in 2007. 600 delegates from research and industry took part last year in Dresden.

The third Aachen-Dresden Conference in Aachen on November 26-27, 2009 will be opened by Christa Thoben, the Minster of Economic Affairs and Energy of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia. The organizers do not believe that there will be 700 participants to welcome.

According to Professor Martin Moeller, director of DWI at RWTH Aachen University, the current economic situation reminds us that growth eventually meets a limit, and is subject to up- and downturns, or needs a re-orientation. “Sustainability” as a concept for development thus gains further importance.

With this focus, this year's Aachen-Dresden Conference will point out the necessity for a paradigm change: from a mere planning and controlling of productivity towards the design of products and processes according to a responsible use of resources.

Five plenary talks and 34 technical contributions will present thought-provoking impulses and examples for successful adjustments in textile chemistry, materials design, textile technology and engineering. Special attention will be paid to developments in The Netherlands and Belgium.

Topics:
- Sustainable creation of value in view of technology, new materials & functionalization
- Apparel and ready-made manufacturing
- Textile machinery – saving of energy and resources

Plenary Lectures:
- Werner Zittel, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik: Oil resources – how much longer will they last?
- Arnold Schneller, BASF: Bioplastics - innovation from renewable resources
- Günther Seliger, TU Berlin: Sustainability from the perspective of industrial engineering
- Joost Geginat, Roland Berger Strategy Consultants/CH: Mechanical engineering in Europe - Quo vadis?
- Jos Put, DSM/NL: Open Innovation

Selected Contributions:
- Hanneke Boerstoel, Teijin Aramid/NL: The Bocell spinning process: production of high-performance fibres from re-newable resources
- Hans-Peter Fink, Fraunhofer IAP: Novel routes to cellulose fibres and nonwovens
- Jürgen Omeis, Byk Chemie: Structured copolymers - high performance additives to modify surface properties
- Rudi Breier, Textilchemie Dr. Petry: Sustainability as guiding principle for the development of new textile auxiliaries
- Martien Cohen Stuart, Wageningen University/NL: New polymer brushes in the context of textile cleaning
- Rolf Heimann, Hess Naturtextilien: Making the difference: the holistic approach of Hess Natur
- Patrice Vandendaele, Devan/B: Innovative business concept for SMEs to reduce the time to get access to the consumer textile market
- Hans-Peter Hiemer, S. Oliver: Strategies in textile business | vertically integrated sourcing
- Giuseppe Gherzi, Gherzi/CH: Strategies concerning ressource efficieny in factory planning processes
- Erwin Glawion, Fleissner: Energy savings using single drives in fiber processing
- Alois Felder, Lindauer Dornier: Saving of resources via innovative machinery concepts
- Kurt van Wersch, Monforts: Innovative management of resources in continuous dyeing and finishing

3rd Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference


Must ReadView All

Courtesy: BekaertDeslee

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

BekaertDeslee to expand North American facility

BekaertDeslee, one of the largest manufacturer of mattress textiles...

Courtesy: A&E

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

A&E unveils Magic using Repreve sewing thread

American & Efird (A&E), a leading developer of industrial and...

Courtesy: Messe Frankfurt

Textiles | On 23rd Oct 2017

Over 4,000 exhibitors attend Intertextile Shanghai 2017

Another successful Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics has wrapped...

Interviews View All

Marazban F Velati
Sutlej Textiles & Industries limited

No training can be effective till the candidate believes in it.

Akash Khetan
Narayan Tex Fab

I find it hard to find professionals in Surat

DK Sharma
Velocity Apparelz

We constantly communicate with employees at all levels

C Dhandayuthapani

MAG Solvics Private Limited was established in 1991 to design and develop...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Eric Scholler
Groz-Beckert

The Indian market has huge potential in technical textiles, and by far,...

Sanjukta Dutta
Sanjukta's Studio

<b>Sanjukta Dutta</b> creates unique garments by clubbing prints of...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

October 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
76.1%
No
12.7%
Skip
11.3%

Total Votes: 71

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
28.2%
Skip
9.9%

Total Votes: 71

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
85.9%
No
9.9%
Skip
4.2%

Total Votes: 71

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
76.1%
No
11.3%
Skip
12.7%

Total Votes: 71


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search