General

Day 0 - Sunday 15/10/2017

Time Activity
18:00 - 20:00 Get together party
The Foundry, Campus Rommelaere
Jozef Kluyskensstraat 31, 9000 Gent
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First day - Monday 16/10/2017

Time Activity
8:30 Registration
9:30 Opening ceremony
10:00 Keynote 1 (plenary)
Prof. Shouhei Koyama: “Fiber Sensors as the Cutting Edge Materials for Smart Textiles”
10:45 Coffee + Poster session
11:15 Keynote 2 (plenary)
Mr. Robert Bélanger: "Innovation at the Heart of Belt-Tech’s Business Success"
12:00 Keynote 3 (plenary)
Dr. Daniel L. Cadet: "Intelligent Textiles and Composites in Railway"
12:45 Lunch + Poster session
13:45
16:25
Parallel sessions 1
17:00
18:30
City tour
20:00
23:00
Gala dinner

Second day - Tuesday 17/10/2017

Time Activity
8:30 Registration
9:00 Keynote 4 (plenary)
Mr Jaafar Merzouki Idrissi: "The challenges of the textile sector in Morocco and the opportunities for the development of TTUs"
9:45 Keynote 5 (plenary)
Mr. Steve Stevens: “Entre-preneurship at University as a catalyst for innovation.”
10:30 Coffee + Poster session
11:00 Parallel sessions 2
13:00 Lunch + Poster session
14:00
16:00
Parallel sessions 3
16:30
18:00
Museum visits
20:00
23:00
Moroccan gala dinner

Third day - Wednesday 18/10/2017 - Smart Textiles Salon 2017

Time Activity
8:30 Registration
9:00 Session A:
Keynote SmartPro results +
Prototype pitches Group A +
Interactive exhibition Group A

(incl. coffee break)
12:30 Lunch + Poster session
13:30 Session B:
Keynote speaker Dr. Olivier Vermeersch:
“Smart Textiles : From lab prototyping to production and commercialisation”
14:00 Prototype pitches Group B
15:00 Interactive exhibition Group B
17:00 Closing ceremony ITMC2017