Philips Design to present Intelligent Textiles at Advanced Textiles Conference

April 10, 2008 - United States Of America

IFAI's Advanced Textiles Conference 2008, June 12-13 in Berlin, is an entrepreneur networking conference unveiling outstanding textile-reinforced materials and smart technologies.

The event is designed to bridge the gap between the U.S. and Europe technical textile industry through networking opportunities and high-caliber sessions.

A solid, engaging roster of important industry leaders from Europe and the U.S. will serve as speakers for the conference.

The invited keynote speaker will be Luis Felipe Girao, Head of United, Directorate General Enterprise & Industry, European Commission.

Conference presentation topics will include: Sustainability, embedded high-tech textiles, nanotechnology, architecture and lightweight structures, automotive and protective apparel. European and U.S. companies can use this opportunity to attend sessions covering the latest innovative advancements in the technical textiles industry and network.

To learn more or to register for this world-class event click here for the most up-to-date information.

Philips Design Will Present Intelligent Textiles:
Philips Design Director of Design-Led Innovation Clive vanHeerden (at right), and Body Architect for the Soft Technology program, Lucy McRae (below right), share market-ready textile innovations.

VanHeerden and McRae are leaders in program development and 'far-future' research initiatives aimed at identifying long-term systemic shifts and anticipating changes in future lifestyles.

Specific technological examples include the Probes project, Electronic Tattoo, Emotional Sensing Dresses and Sustainable Habitat 2020.

Special Event:
Smart Textiles Exhibit. This is an exciting add-on event for conference attendees. You'll have the unique opportunity to see fascinating smart textile exhibits and international fashion styles throughout the program.