The ability of the global textile industry to leverage innovation in new technologies,
materials, processes and business models will determine the speed of recovery from the
pandemic, delivery of greater protection to future crises and the opportunity to create
value for stakeholders.
WTiN is organising the first Innovate Summit on 26-27 October 2021 to deliver strategic
insight into how the macro environment will influence industry transformation over the
next five years, lay out the future landscape and identify the opportunities it offers.
The Summit will help all participants build a competitive, resilient, customer-driven,
and value-added future.
The programme for the inaugural Summit will include speeches from key opinion leaders in
government, corporate finance, management consultancy and research, as well as panel discussions
covering the following topic areas:
How will policy in China, Europe, India & the United States impact medium-term plans.
Insights on the impact of advanced digitised manufacturing, Industry 4.0 infrastructure,
robotics & smart high-performance textiles.
SUPPLY CHAIN RESILIENCE
Digitalisation of the full textile-fashion value chain for increased transparency
New pathways to reduce the environmental damage of textiles, enabled by substitute raw
materials, waste reduction technologies, and high-tech recycling.
INVESTING IN NEW BUSINESS MODELS
How corporate finance sees value in new technology-driven, data-centric textile companies
at the service of the connected consumer.