On the stage of the 20th edition of Techtextil, all visitors can expect decisive know-how from experts in lectures on the textile sector from industry and research, as well as enriching panel discussions with international participants. Outstanding industry impulses and innovations – live on our perfectly located stage at the Techtextil Forum!
Help textiles face the future – submit a paper today
Your innovative ideas, solutions and research results must not be missing from the Techtextil Forum? A specialist audience from a wide range of industry segments and application areas is eagerly awaiting your presentation!
Convince the prestigious Programme Committee
Our well-respected Programme Committee establishes the themes and chooses the talks for the four Techtextil days. The committee works with you to take the textile industry into the future, providing exciting and inspiring presentations and discussions.
Eng. António Braz Costa, General Manager
Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal (CITEVE), Portugal
Johannes Diebel, General Manager
Research Council of Textiles (FKT), Germany
Dr. Heike Illing-Günther, Managing Director
Saxon Textile Research Institute e.V., Germany
Dr. Jan Laperre, General Manager
Prof. Dr. René Rossi, Head of Laboratory for Biomimetic Membranes and Textiles
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA), Switzerland
Dr. Thomas Stegmaier, Head of Competence Center Textile Chemistry, Environment, Energy and Assistant Management
German Institutes of Textile and Fibre Research (DITF), Germany
Prof. Dr. Henry Yi Li, Chair of Textile Science and Engineering & Chairman, Textile Bioengineering and Informatics Society
The University of Manchester, Department of Materials, School of Natural Sciences, Great Britain
- Innovative Materials & Applications
- Sustainable and circular materials and technologies (recyclability, traceability, carbon neutrality, etc.)
- Biobased functional materials
- Digitalisation & Production Technology
- Intelligent textiles
Apply by submitting a paper to the Techtextil Forum by 15 December 2023. Tell us what you’ll talk about and what its applications are.
Short and snappy
The broad spectrum of topics and the central location at the heart of the trade fair activities enable you to share your solutions and innovations as well as questions to the textile industry. Propose a paper for the Techtextil Forum and help set the agenda! The Programme Committee looks forward to hearing from you.
- Presentations should be short and in English
- Length of each talk: 15 – 20 minutes
- Use visual content
- Format: Powerpoint / Word / Excel / image format – max. 5 files attached (no size restrictions)
- All talks will be interpreted into German simultaneously
- After your talk, there will be time for questions and discussions