International conference on Textile Wearables in a World of IoTs
Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity on the 1st of October in Liège, Belgium to meet industry innovators, technology providers, creative labs and designers to discuss the opportunities and challenges of smart textile wearables within the context of a connected world.
We are very proud to announce that two renowned experts have agreed to start the day:
Prof. dr. ir. Lieva Van Langenhove University of Ghent
SMART TEXTILE DESIGN
Dr. rer. nat. Dipl.-Inform. Florian Heller Hasselt University
TEXTILE INTERFACES FROM A USER-PERSPECTIVE
These keynotes will be followed by an insightful morning, full of exciting new developments in printed electronics, in manufacturing technologies, and applications of textile wearables.
The full programme:
08:30 Welcome Coffee
08:45 Introduction – Bernard Paquet – Centexbel
08:55 Smart textile wearables in a world of IoTs – Lieva van Langenhove
Dept of Materials, Textiles & Chemical Engineering – Ghent University
09:35 Smart Healthcare Applications on textiles – Stijn Gillissen – Henkel
10:00 Textile interfaces from a user-perspective
Florian Heller – Expertise Centre for Digital Media at Hasselt University
10:25 Printing techniques on stretchable materials – Wim Christiaens – Quad Industries s.a. 10:50 Coffee Break
11:15 Electromagnetic shielding by e-textiles – Michele Genangeli – Genax bv
11:40 New possibilities with intrinsic smart textiles
Christoph Riethmüller – Deutsche Institute für Textil+Faserforschung
12:05 Bringing back the patient at the heart of healthcare by smart wearables
Dorothée Coppieters – Microsys at Liège University
12:30 Walking Lunch
13:30 Printed electronics in the evolution to smart textiles – Brecht Demedts – Centexbel
13:55 The challenging Development Process of Smart Personal Protective Equipment – “from Requirement Assessment to Certification”
Jan Jordan – Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University
14:20 – 17:00 SmartX Workshop
In the afternoon, join us for the the complimentary SmartX* workshop, organized by Belgian and French SmartX project partners: Centexbel, DSP Valley, Euramaterials, and CITC.
During the workshop, you will:
- Discover state of the art innovation in smart textiles and electronic systems through expert presentations
- Attend a panel discussion with business and research participants
- Be inspired by the EU Strategy for IoT & Smart Textiles
- Get to know all about applying for SmartX support and funding
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Register here for the whole day or each part of the day separately.
Conference & SmartX workshop (including lunch): from € 60 to € 200
Participation in the SmartX workshop only is free of charge.
Last day for registration: September 30, 2019
Conference: October 1, 2019
Conference Language: English