Hybrid materials: engineered-to-purpose
This panel discussion will take a look at how modular or jacquard structures are taking body mapping to the next level. From base to outer layer, and in all types of textiles, knitted, woven or non-woven, innovation in materials and a new approach to garment design is ushering in a new generation of seamless multi-functional - hybrid - performance clothing. Within the hybrid thermal insulation category, the Performance Award winner for November 2016 will be one of the speakers.
Panel discussion speakers include:
- Mr Hans Buehr, Independent Consultant
- Mr Ralf Dekkert, 3M Deutschland GmbH
- Ms Roberta Carniello, Imbotex
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About the orator
Sophie Bramel is a freelance journalist who has been writing on smart textiles, sportswear and fashion for the past twenty years. Consultant Technical Editor for World Sports Activewear (WSA), she has also authored several books on the history, development and future of functional fibers and fabrics.
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