March 3rd and 4th, 2020 - New Format

 

A two-day event to appeal to more participants; to include more topics; and to create more opportunities for networking.

Venues

Simultaneously by videoconferencing:

 

Montréal - École de technologie supérieure

Edmonton - University of Alberta in Edmonton

 

Preliminary Program 

 

Tuesday March 3, 2020

Edmonton   Montréal

 

7:30 to 8      9:30 to 10                          Registration, light breakfast

                                                               Greetings from Sébastien Couture, President,

                                                               Institute of Textile Science

 

8 to 10:30    10 to 12:30                       Quality methods & IT Influences

  • Lenna Chan, CEO, ShookIOT

  • Martin Forest, Scientific Advisor R&D and Innovation, FilSpec

  • Valério Izquierdo, Vice-President, Textile Laboratories and Expertise, CTT Group

  • Martin Rybiak, Instructor, NorQuest College

 

10:30 to 11  12:30 to 1                        Lunch in Montréal & networking/coffee break in Edmonton

 

11 to 2        1 to 4                                Sustainability in textiles (lunch in Edmonton &        

                                                              networking/coffee break in Montréal)

  • Rachel McQueen, Professor, Human Ecology, University of Alberta

  • Kelly Drennan, CEO, Fashion Takes Action

  • Marlon Durrant, CEO, MD Bespoke

  • Aaron Barr, CEO, Canadian Rockies Hemp Corporation

 

2:15 to 3:30   4:15 to 5:30                   63rd ITS Annual General Meeting

 

6 pm               6pm                              Reception

 

 

Wednesday March 4, 2020

Edmonton      Montréal

 

7:30 to 8        9:30 to 10                     Registration, light breakfast

 

8 to 10:30      10 to 12:30                   Medical textiles

  • Lynne E. Rose, Medical Sales, Medifit Marketing Inc.

  • George Psipsikas, CEO, NanoBionic

  • Cagri Ayranci, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta

  • Houman Savoji, Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering,University of Montreal

 

10:30 to 11    12:30 to 1                    Lunch in Montréal & networking/coffee break in Edmonton

 

11 to 1:30      1 to 3:30                     Student research corner

                                                           (lunch in Edmonton & networking/coffee break in Montréal)

  • Twelve student presentations

 

1:30 pm          3:30 pm                    Closing remarks from Dan King, Vice-President

                                                          Institute of Textile Science

 

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