The largest exhibition of its kind in the region having developed into one of the largest and well established garment and textile machinery exhibition in South Asia, the 12th edition of IGATEX PAKISTAN will take place at Karachi Expo Centre from 26 – 28 February, 2019.

Located at the crossroads of Asia, Pakistan has become a focal point for investors in the region, gained recognition as an important market among other textile manufacturing countries of the region. Pakistan is the 8 largest exporter of textile products in Asia. This sector contributes around 8.5% to the GDP and provides employment to about 40% of the 49 million workforce of the country.Pakistan is the 4th largest producer of cotton with the 3rd the largest spinning capacity in Asia after China and India, and contributes 5% to the global spinning capacity.

IGATEX PAKISTAN 2019 will be a professionally enriching experience for textile machinery manufacturers providing them an opportunity to directly make their equipment available to quality buyers and decision makers in an exceeding competitive global business environment. The show will include stand alone demonstrations of various cutting edge industry tools & technology.

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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