In the future without trace? Membranes, Fabrics & Accessories


Thursday 29th November 2018

14:45 - 15:45

Expert Talk Area

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After recycling and fluorcarbon-free repellant, what is coming next? The guests of this panel discussion are innovative brands that have found approaches for membranes, fabrics and accessories. Together they will discuss the necessity to improve and create technologies that are more environmentally friendly and sustainable, as well as functional. They will give a preview on what will be possible in the future.

Panel discussion speakers include:
Moderator: Ulrike Arlt
Gary Smith, CEO, Polartec
Mike Joyce, CEO, PrimaLoft
Dr. Mario Stucki, CEO, dimpora GmbH
Sylvia Happel, Business Development Manager, Lenzing AG

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About the orator

Ms Ulrike Arlt


Textile Specialist

Ulrike Arlt is working as a well known independent journalist since more than 20 years. Thanks to her great experience in functional fabrics and textiles, she is a valued partner for both, magazines as well as product managers. During her professional experience, she worked as an editor for magazines like TextilWirtschaft and currently as editor-in-chief at SAZ Sport&Fashion. In addition she is a jury member at PERFORMANCE FORUM. Moreover she also knows the world of garment production as she formerly was a senior buyer at Sport Scheck and business manager in an outdoor store.

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Exhibitor List May 2019

Shanghai Huiliang Textile Co., Ltd.
Sofileta Sas
Eusebio Spa
Polygiene AB
Flying Textile Co., Ltd.
Green Threads Inc.