The Centre for Print Research (CFPR) is excited to announce the Future Textiles Conference 2023 in Bristol and Online, 28 February – 2 March 2023, focusing on Future Clothing for the Next Generation.
The conference will have varied speakers from across the industry. Keynote speakers include Professor Sir Konstantin Novoselov FRS from the National University of Singapore (NUS), who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2010 for isolating graphene at The University of Manchester in 2004. He is an expert in condensed matter physics, mesoscopic physics, and nanotechnology.
Other confirmed keynote speakers include:
Prof Stephen Russell, Leeds Institute for Textiles and Colour (LITAC), University of Leeds
Prof Jane Harris, Business of Fashion, Textiles & Technology (BFTT), London College of Fashion
Mr James Baker CEng FIET FRSA, CEO- Graphene@manchester, University of Manchester
Gulshun Ara Munni, H&M
Prof Chris Carr, Leeds Institute for Textiles and Colour (LITAC), University of Leeds
Prof Stephen Eichhorn, University of Bristol
Prof Zijian Zheng, Institute of Textile and Clothing at Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Professor Melik Demirel, Penn State University, USA
Anne Marr, University Arts London (UAL)
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA.
Prof Parikshit Goswami, University of Huddersfield
Prof Stephen Beeby, University of Southampton
This in-person and virtual three-day conference will also explore answers to key questions, such as:
Can our clothing be the next generation artificially intelligent computer that can be used for personalised healthcare?
Can digital manufacturing revolutionise the way we manufacture our clothing?
Can future textiles be sustainable with positive social, environmental, and economic impacts?