ITMC Conference postponed to September 2022, in Montréal

 CTT Group, a leading Canadian technology transfer centre in technical textiles, will present ITMC 2022 from September 19 to 21, 2022, in Montreal

Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec, Canada), April 19, 2021 – CTT Group, a Canadian technology transfer leader specializing in research, development and analyses of technical textiles and advanced materials, is postponing the International Conference on Intelligent Textiles and Mass Customization (ITMC) to 2022, due to the pandemic. The event now will be held September 19 to 21 in Montreal (Canada).

 “We had no other choice but to postpone the event to next year, due to the pandemic. Some participants had already expressed interest in participating in the conference and had submitted abstracts presenting their studies and projects. Our team is currently communicating with all the interested persons to inform them of the situation. As of next fall, we will be able to unveil the main points of the program and provide more details on the registration process. We look forward to seeing you in 2022!”, says Valerio Izquierdo, Vice President, Business Development and Partnership, CTT Group.

Among the topics that will be addressed at ITMC 2022, we should note: composite and textile reinforcement; medical textiles; personal protective equipment; smart and functional textiles; bio-sourced, bio-degradable and eco-textiles; advanced technical textiles; nanotechnology; comfort; sustainable and advanced manufacturing processes; supply chain management; logistics; mass customization; e-commerce; digital solutions and education and training methodology.

Businesses, research institutions and organizations worldwide will have the opportunity to participate in the exchanges of ideas that will punctuate the 2022 edition, to discuss innovative solutions and explore possibilities for partnership and collaboration.

“ITMC 2022 is an outstanding showcase. I am convinced it will contribute to accentuate the Québec textile industry’s outreach on the world scene. This will also be an opportunity for CEOs and organizations in the sector to present their innovative solutions and establish strategic partnerships that will allow them to accelerate their expansion,” says Dany Charest, Executive Director of TechniTextile Québec, the Technical Textile Materials Cluster.

About ITMC 2022

The ITMC 2022 conference targets guests from various branches and disciplines related to the textile industry. Its interdisciplinary approach is the key to maximizing the potential and development of textile materials and tools for various applications. The purpose of the conference is to explore new ideas, effective solutions and collaborative partnerships for business growth by catalyzing the creation of a beneficial synergy between designers, manufacturers, suppliers and end-users of all sectors, making full use of this potential.

The event is organized jointly by CTT Group (Canada), ENSAIT (France), ESITH (Morocco),  Ghent University (Belgium), and Shinshu University (Japan).

 About CTT Group

CTT Group is a technology transfer centre specializing in the research, development and testing of technical textiles, advanced textile-based materials and geosynthetics. It is committed to advancing technological innovation and assisting industry in the conception, production and marketing of value-added products.

Whether industry requires materials to be tested, safety and performance levels to be certified, or requires the development of new products, CTT Group provides the technical expertise industry can rely on. Its team of highly- skilled engineers and scientists offers expert advice to industry across a wide range of sectors. Its scope of services includes performance and characterization analysis for testing and certification purposes, through R&D to advanced prototyping for new applications. Its team of experts also provides expert scientific and technical advice for clients needing new product development. We then assist them in bringing their innovative products to market.

About TechniTextile Québec

TechniTextile Québec, a cluster of excellence created in 2017, brings together all the industrial, technical, scientific and government stakeholders involved in the value chain of technical textile materials in Québec.  The hub, an initiative of the ACCORD approach of the Ministry of Economy and Innovation (MEI), seeks to promote the industry’s sustainable development.

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Nancy German