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TI announces key note speakers for Centenary Conference
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Oct '10
In 2010 The Textile Institute (TI) turns 100 and will celebrate this magnificent milestone in the Institute's history by organizing the Centenary Conference in Manchester during November 3 to 4, 2010.

The guiding theme for the conference is 'creating a global vision for textiles, clothing and footwear'.

The Textile Institute is delighted to be able to announce that the full oral programme for the Centenary Conference including Key Note Speakers:

• Professor Xiao-ming Tao, Head of Institute of Textiles and Clothing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

• Lord Mervyn Davies, partner and Vice Chairman, Corsair Capital

• Ashroff Omar, CEO, Brandix Lanka Ltd

• Andy Rubin, CEO, Pentland Group Ltd

The first afternoon of the conference will concentrate on three key areas, Sustainability; chnical Textiles; and Design, Fashion and Footwear. The second day will have presentations covering, Product and Materials Innovation; Healthcare and Medical Textiles; Marketing and Management; Education and Training; Smart Fabrics and Wearable Technologies; Clothing Manufacturing; Quality Control and Testing; Future Trends and Visions; Personal Protective Equipment; Composites; Natural Fibres and Products; and Dyeing, Finishing and Printing.

Guests at the conference will also have the opportunity to attend outstanding social events, including a very special Awards and Centenary Dinner, taking place at one of Manchester's fantastic architectural masterpieces, The Monastery, and a special closing ceremony party, sponsored by Brandix, at what is probably one of Manchester's most famous sites, Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United.

The Centenary Conference will also have an 'Industry Innovative Product Award 2010' which will be presented to the most innovative product during the conference. Companies are being invited to participate in a unique exhibition taking place alongside the Conference where a judging panel will choose the most innovative product, products will be displayed from many disciplines.

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