Fluorocarbon Chemistry Is in Question, But What Are the Alternatives?


Monday 12th November 2012

15:30 CET

Presentation Area next to the PERFORMANCE FORUM

A recent report by Greenpeace sheds new light on the persistence of PFCs in waterproof apparel. This wake up call for the textile and sportswear industry will be the subject of a round table to discuss the evolution of chemical standards, growing consumer awareness, and the actions the industry needs to take.
Discussing are:

  • CEO of bluesign: Peter Waeber
  • Product Development of Sympatex Technologies: Nicole Nedelev
  • Textile Sustainability Specialist of TextileExchange: Charline Ducas

About the orator

Ms Sophie Bramel


Independent Journalist

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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