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Textile Coating and Laminating Conference - Conference Programme announced

The next International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating will be held on 16-17 March 2016 at the Novotel Praha Wenceslas Square in Prague, Czech Republic.
Next year’s event will include presentations covering the key economic and technology trends, including the state of the industry, techniques and materials, technology for growth, and new opportunities. Speakers from senior positions in some of the most influential companies in this sector from around the world will gather in Prague to present to delegates.

Early-bird registration is now open, click here for special rates on delegate registration.

The Conference Programme has been announced, please see below for programme highlights.  Updates and additions will be posted on the conference website

Keynote presentation: Michael Kamm, Chief Executive Officer, Sympatex Holding GmbH (Germany)

Hyperbaric,dry finishing technology for sustainability combined with high-performance - Gary S. Selwyn, President, Green Theme Technologies (USA)
Integration of electronic functionalities into textiles by lamination technology - Margreet de Kok, Senior Researcher, Holst Centre (Netherlands)
Protecting the world’s workforce: novel opportunities for coated and laminated textiles - Jason Cole, Director R&D, Kappler Inc (USA)
Advances in on-line measurement and control for optimizing coating and converting applications - Chris McGowan, Director of Systems Sales, NDC Technologies Ltd (UK)
Environmentally friendly manufacturing of light-management materials for windows - Frans Goossens, Marketing and Sales Director, Fait Plast SpA (Italy)
Antimicrobials with built-in marker technology - Heinz Studer, Sales Manager, Sanitized AG (Switzerland)
The key role of hot-melt technology - Clemens Disch, Area Sales Manager, Mathis AG (Switzerland)
Novel short chain/C6 fluoroproducts with improved properties - Fikri Alemdaroglu, Business Manager Surface Modification Daikin Chemical Europe GmbH (Germany)
Coating and lamination technology - how we got here and a guide to where we are going - Barry Goodwin, Managing Director, Amba Projex Ltd (UK)
Careful! Responsive coatings - Brecht Demedts, Researcher Textile functionalisation and surface modification, Centexbel (Belgium)
PU technologies for high quality coatings - Frederik Goethals, Centexbel (Belgium)
Advantages and drawbacks using nanomaterials in coatings - Aleksandra Lobnik, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Technical properties of cellulose powder-coated textiles - Gizem Manasoglu, Uludag University, Department of Textile Engineering (Turkey)
Hydrophobic textiles in hospital design – a study on the cleaning and disinfection possibilities of coated textiles in hospital interior design - Jeppe Emil Mogensen. VIA University College (Denmark)
India – the paradox - K.S. Sundararaman, Executive Director, Shiva TexYarn Ltd (India)

Each session of presentations will be followed by an intensive discussion workshop centred on a key topic of concern to industry.

(Programme subject to change. International Newsletters Ltd reserves the right to make amendments and additions as necessary).

The presentations of proceedings from the Conference on Nonwovens for High-performance Applications (March 2015) and the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating (November 2014) are available to purchase on a CD-Rom as PDF files.

NHPA2015, the second Conference on High-performance Applications, concluded that significant growth is anticipated for high-performance nonwovens. NHPA2015 was held in Cannes, France 4-5 March 2015. The 19 presentations as given at the conference are now available on a CD-Rom in PDF format, plus the audio files of the discussion workshops. For more information on the papers and speakers click here

TCL2014, the International Conference on Textile Coating and Laminating, was held in the Novotel Montfleury in Cannes, France, 4-5 November 2014. More than 100 senior staff from around the world attended to hear two days of expert presentations and engage in workshops and discussions. The 21 presentations as given at the conference are now available on this CD-Rom in PDF format. For more information on the papers presented click here  


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