Messe Frankfurt has partnered with the IAF to organize part of the Symposium that takes place on the floor of the Texprocess Fair. Dialog Textile Bekleiding (DTB) and the World Textile Information Network (WTiN) also run part of Symposium program.
On Tuesday, May 9th, from 10 am to 1 pm IAF has put together a highly interesting session titled “Implementing Industry 4.0 successfully in the fashion industry” In three subsessions IAF members and relations from across the world will explain to the audience in short speeches and panels discussions what the digitization of the industry is capable of, how it is actually implemented now by clothing manufacturers, brands and retailers and finally, how start-ups are using new technology to create new business models and entice consumers. Organisations such as Lectra, Gerber, Spesa, Oerlikon, Saxion University, WTiN and Denkendorf will share their insights with the audience.
On Friday, May 12th from 10 am to 12 am IAF will host a session titled “Developments in denim and lessons for the rest of the industry”. In a single round table discussion, the audience will hear innovation in materials and machinery is transforming the denim industry creating new value and sustainability and serving as a good example to other sectors of the fashion industry.
The IAF symposia at Texprocess are meant to add an important extra dimension to a Fair visit, giving inspiration on how to actually implement the available technology in one’s own business environment.