iTechStyle Summit

Cruise Terminal, Port of Leixões

Porto, Portugal

February 28th - March 2nd, 2018

Call for papers

About the Event

The iTechStyle Summit - 2nd International Conference of Textile and Clothing, organized by CITEVE – Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal in collaboration with Associação Selectiva Moda and scientific coordination of University of Minho - Centre for Textile Science and Technology, is expected to bring together industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other actors from the textile and clothing sector from across Europe. An event full of opportunities to explore, learn, share, and of course network.

The iTechStyle Summit aims to provide a platform to globalize the research by installing a dialogue between industries and academic organizations.

Addressed by leading voices from the industry and academy who will give their expert insights on the latest trends, strategies, opportunities and challenges, the conference will embrace the areas of industry 4.0, digitization and dematerialization of textile and clothing prototypes, new advanced fibres and materials, new technical and smart structures, and sustainability and circular economy.


- Digitization and Dematerialization of Textile Manufacture,

- Sustainability and Circular Economy.

- New Advanced Materials, Fibres and Structures

- Novel applications of Textile Based Materials

CONFERENCE TOPICS (including but not limited to):

- Functionalisation

- Responsive materials

- 3D structures

- Prototypes’ Dematerialization

- Textile Based Composites

- Biomaterials

- Performance Measuring Methods

LANGUAGE: the conference´s official languages are portuguese and english. There will be translation facilities available for the conference participants.