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1st Innovate Textile & Apparel Americas event in May

Mar '19
1st Innovate Textile & Apparel Americas event in May
A digital textile workshop, a textiles conference, an event offering expert technical insights to product developers and an intensive one-day introduction workshop for C-level executives on digital business strategy, risk management, return on investment and leadership will be part of the first Innovate Textile & Apparel Americas event from May 1 to 3.

The event at the North Carolina State University's Wilson College of Textiles in Raleighwill be organized by the World Textile Information Network (WTiN), which provides specialist insight and data-driven intelligence to businesses in the textile and apparel value chain.

The Digital Textile Workshop will have lectures and demonstrations on the latest technologies in areas of digital archiving, computer-assisted design, colour management, digital printing and virtual prototyping.

The Textile 4.0 Conference will explore emerging digital business models and introduce the latest application opportunities in smart factory development, including robotics, artificial intelligence, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and virtual reality, according to a WTiN press release.

The sub-event titled ‘Re:Think Materials’ will offer expert technical insights for product developers, including market opportunities in connected textiles, conductive fibre and yarn, textiles for energy harvesting and storage, printed textile electronics, and the application possibilities of graphene and other 2D materials. (DS)

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