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WTiN China Digital Textile Conference

Date: 18th April 2017
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Shanghai–Pudong

10:00 

Opening Introduction 

 10:05

Digital textile printing - global market overview
Tansy Fall, Editor Digital Textile, WTiN

This presentation will explore the current size and shape of the digital textiles market and highlight where key growth markets are currently within the industry, forecasting growth areas for future. 

Session 1

10:30

Cradle-to-grave or cradle-to-gate using digital textile printing solutions
Denis Jahic, Area Sales Manager - Digital Textiles, SPGPrints B.V.

This presentation will apply the life cycle inventory analysis to assess the environmental impact of digital printing technology compared to rotary screen printing. 

11:00

Single pass machine for China market
Jing Zheng, Deputy General Manager, Hang Zhou Hong Hua Digital Technology Ltd. (ATEXCO) 

11:30

Coffee break

12:00

Presentation title TBC
Charles Xie, Sales Director for Great China, FUJIFILM Dimatix Inc.

12:30

Roundtable discussions 

13:00

Lunch

Session 2

14:00

Design trends in digital textile printing
Kim Namwon, Deputy General Manager and Creative Director in Zhejiang Walan Culture & Creative Co., Ltd, (Korean Famous Designer)

14:30

Digital Textile Ecosystem - complete fast fashion workflow
Michele Riva, Sales & Marketing Director, EFI Reggiani 

EFI has assembled a unique solution for the fast-fashion market. From design to print to cut-and-sew, to the finished garment, the workflow makes it easy to collaborate globally and reduces the cost of both sample making and the manufacture of small-lot apparel. This presentation will explain how EFI’s Digital Textile Ecosystem is revolutionising the fast-fashion market by reducing the need to ship expensive samples around the globe, speeding up the design and manufacturing process.

15:00

Colour precision in digitally-printed textiles
Luca Sandron, International Sales Manager and Kevin Liu, Asian Technical Support Manager, Inèdit Software  

Digital printers regularly encounter glitches in colour matching. This presentation will discuss the importance of colour management software and techniques of getting the perfect colour on the fabric. 

15:30

Coffee break

16:00

What lies beneath - digital transfer paper
Speaker TBC

The presentation will detail the special performance criteria required in sublimation transfer papers for the latest generation of fast digital textile production printers. 

 16:30

Panel session

17:00

Closing notes