We would like to thank our Exhibitors, Visitors, Supporters and Partners for making IGATEX Pakistan 2018 a Big Success. SEE YOU NEXT YEAR in Karachi from 26 – 28 February 2019.

IGATEX Pakistan Exhibition 2018 Inaugurated Today on 26th April

The 11th International Exhibition and Conference for Garment and Textile Industry (IGATEX) is taking place from the 26th – 29th of April at Lahore Expo Centre. The event is being organized by leading exhibition event organizer FAKT Exhibitions. FAKT specializes in organizing industrial, corporate and consumer events across Pakistan.
The only event of its kind for the textile and garments industry in Pakistan, IGATEX is designed to provide a platform for the establishment of strong trade relations within the textile industry. The event will have the participation of more than 500 Exhibitors from 32 countries including China, Italy, Germany, France, Japan, Russia, Turkey, UAE, USA, UK amongst others.
The event will also feature a two day high-level conference on the 27th and 28th covering topics related to Technical Textile, Merchandising and Supply Chain which will be discussed by 15 renowned speakers. The chief guests attending the event are Mr. Ahmed Bakhsh Narejo, Chairman APTMA, Mr. Gohar Ejaz, and President Advisory Council All Pakistan Textile Mill Association.

Speaking of the occasion, APTMA President, Mr. Ahmed bakhsh narejo had this to say, “These are great opportunities for promoting growth in Pakistan’s industry and I am very pleased to be a part of this. IGATEX gives the industry in Pakistan the ability to make contacts and forge business ties around the world.”

“The exhibition will showcase stand-alone demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools & technology and will display the latest machinery, chemicals and equipment used in the textile industry. IGATEX Pakistan 2018 will provide a premium platform for all textile stakeholders, government regulators, associations and academia to enhance business networking, knowledge sharing and to build profitable relationships in the long run,” Mr. Saleem Khan Tanoli, CEO Fakt Exhibitions added.

IGATEX CONFERENCE 2018

Educate – Inspire – Succeed
27th – 28th April 2018
Location: Hall-3

CONFERENCE ORGANISING COMMITTEE

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Saleem Khan Tanoli

C.E.O

FAKT Exhibitions

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Nadeem Mazhar

Senior Editor & Publisher

Pakistan Textile Journal

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SM Qutab

Chairman

The Textile Institute Manchester Lahore Section

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Mujeeb Ullah Khan

C.E.O

iTextiles Pvt. Ltd.

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Dr. Yasir Nawab

Chairman of Weaving Department

National Textile University

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

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(Keynote Speaker)

Dr. Tanveer

Professor of Textile Engineering

National Textile University

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Dr. Yasir Nawab

Chairman of Weaving Department

National Textile University

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Dr.Hafsa Jamshaid C Text FTI

Chairperson of Knitting Department

National Textile University

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Gianangelo Licini

Sales Area Manager

Marzoli Machines Textile Srl

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ABDUL RAHIM KHATRI

C.E.O

CHEMI COLOUR ENTERPRISES

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Shahid Mahmood

C.E.O

EFT Eksport Credit & Surety

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Theo Verweerden

C.E.O

Lamoral Coatings B.V.

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Claudio Bertolotti

Sales Manager

Mesdan Spa

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Marino Bazzoni

Senior Sales Development Manager

EFI Reggiani

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Michael Bo Kristoffersen

Sales Manager

Brueckner Textile Technologies

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Shad Mustafa

C.E.O

Textile Marketing Company

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Bruno Caffieri

Sales Manager

Picanol N.V.

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Dr. Mudassar Abbas

Associate Professor

School of Textile and Design

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Renato Perlini

Sales Area Manager

SMIT srl

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018
DAY 1 ‐ 27 April 2018 – Friday

Time Topics
10:45am – 10:50am National Anthem Pakistan
10:50am – 11:05am Welcome Speech by Mr. M. Saleem Khan Tanoli (CEO) FAKT Exhibitions Pvt Ltd
11:05am – 11:15am Welcome Speech by SM Qutab (Chairman) The Textile University of Manchester
11:20am – 11:50am Keynote Presentation : Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Dr. Tanveer, Professor of Textile Engineering, National Textile University
11:55am – 12:25pm Industrial Cyber Physical Systems Paradigm Applied to Spinning Mill
Mr. Gianangelo Licini, Sales Area Manager, Marzoli Machines Textile srl
12:30pm – 01:00pm Splicing and Textile Laboratory Technology Updates
 Mr. Claudio Bertolotti, Sales Manager, Mesdan Spa
01:00pm – 03:00pm LUNCH AND PRAYER BREAK
03:00pm – 03:30pm PICANOL Weaving Machines
Bruno Caffieri, Sales Manager, Picanol N.V.
03:35pm – 04:05pm Smart Technologies Meet Internet of Things
Mr. Michael Bo Kristoffersen, Sales Manager, Brueckner-Textile Technologies
04:10pm – 04:40pm The Digital Textile Ecosystem For Manufacturing
Mr. Marino Bazzoni, Senior Sales Development Manager, EFI Reggiani
04:45pm – 05:15pm Role of NTU – Dice Innovation Platform to Promote Knowledge Based Textile Industry
Dr. Yasir Nawab, Chairman of Weaving Department, National Textile University

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018
DAY 2 ‐ 28 April 2018 – Saturday

Time Topics
11:00am – 11:30am Sustainability
Abdul Rahim Khatri, CEO, Chemi Colour Enterprises
11:35am – 12:05pm Protective Textiles and Clothing
Dr. Mudassar Abbas, Associate Professor, School of Textile and Design
12:10pm – 01:00pm Supply Chain Finance & Trade Credit Insurance
Mr. Shahid Mahmood, CEO, EFT EksportCredit & Surety
01:00pm – 02:00pm LUNCH AND PRAYER BREAK
02:00pm – 02:30pm Sustainable Textiles
Mr. Theo Verweerden, CEO, Lamoral Coatings B.V.
02:35pm – 03:00pm Entrepreneurship – Influence of Intellectual Assets in SME’s
Mr. Shad Mustafa, Chief Executive Officer, Textile Marketing Company
03:05pm – 03:35pm Knitted Applications in Technical Textiles
Dr.Hafsa Jamshaid C Text FTI , Chairperson of Knitting Department, National Textile University
03:45pm – 04:15pm Latest Innovations in SMIT GS series Weaving Machines
Renato Perlini, Sales Area Manager, SMIT srl
04:20pm – 05:00pm  PANEL DISCUSSION
27 April 2018 – Friday

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018
DAY 1 ‐ 27 April 2018 – Friday

Time Topics
10:45am – 10:50am National Anthem Pakistan
10:50am – 11:05am Welcome Speech by Mr. M. Saleem Khan Tanoli (CEO) FAKT Exhibitions Pvt Ltd
11:05am – 11:15am Welcome Speech by SM Qutab (Chairman) The Textile University of Manchester
11:20am – 11:50am Keynote Presentation : Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Dr. Tanveer, Professor of Textile Engineering, National Textile University
11:55am – 12:25pm Industrial Cyber Physical Systems Paradigm Applied to Spinning Mill
Mr. Gianangelo Licini, Sales Area Manager, Marzoli Machines Textile srl
12:30pm – 01:00pm Splicing and Textile Laboratory Technology Updates
 Mr. Claudio Bertolotti, Sales Manager, Mesdan Spa
01:00pm – 03:00pm LUNCH AND PRAYER BREAK
03:00pm – 03:30pm PICANOL Weaving Machines
Bruno Caffieri, Sales Manager, Picanol N.V.
03:35pm – 04:05pm Smart Technologies Meet Internet of Things
Mr. Michael Bo Kristoffersen, Sales Manager, Brueckner-Textile Technologies
04:10pm – 04:40pm The Digital Textile Ecosystem For Manufacturing
Mr. Marino Bazzoni, Senior Sales Development Manager, EFI Reggiani
04:45pm – 05:15pm Role of NTU – Dice Innovation Platform to Promote Knowledge Based Textile Industry
Dr. Yasir Nawab, Chairman of Weaving Department, National Textile University
28 April 2018 – Saturday

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018
DAY 2 ‐ 28 April 2018 – Saturday

Time Topics
11:00am – 11:30am Sustainability
Abdul Rahim Khatri, CEO, Chemi Colour Enterprises
11:35am – 12:05pm Protective Textiles and Clothing
Dr. Mudassar Abbas, Associate Professor, School of Textile and Design
12:10pm – 01:00pm Supply Chain Finance & Trade Credit Insurance
Mr. Shahid Mahmood, CEO, EFT EksportCredit & Surety
01:00pm – 02:00pm LUNCH AND PRAYER BREAK
02:00pm – 02:30pm Sustainable Textiles
Mr. Theo Verweerden, CEO, Lamoral Coatings B.V.
02:35pm – 03:00pm Entrepreneurship – Influence of Intellectual Assets in SME’s
Mr. Shad Mustafa, Chief Executive Officer, Textile Marketing Company
03:05pm – 03:35pm Knitted Applications in Technical Textiles
Dr.Hafsa Jamshaid C Text FTI , Chairperson of Knitting Department, National Textile University
03:45pm – 04:15pm Latest Innovations in SMIT GS series Weaving Machines
Renato Perlini, Sales Area Manager, SMIT srl
04:20pm – 05:00pm  PANEL DISCUSSION

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