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.
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.
|CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018|
|DAY 1 ‐ 27 April 2018 – Friday|
|CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2018|
|DAY 2 ‐ 28 April 2018 – Saturday|
- 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