iTechStyle Summit

Cruise Terminal, Port of Leixões

Porto, Portugal

February 28th - March 2nd, 2018

Call for papers

About the Event

The iTechStyle Summit - 2nd International Conference of Textile and Clothing, organized by CITEVE – Technological Centre for the Textile and Clothing Industry of Portugal in collaboration with Associação Selectiva Moda and scientific coordination of University of Minho - Centre for Textile Science and Technology, is expected to bring together industry innovators, technology providers, researchers, clusters and other actors from the textile and clothing sector from across Europe. An event full of opportunities to explore, learn, share, and of course network.

The iTechStyle Summit aims to provide a platform to globalize the research by installing a dialogue between industries and academic organizations.

Addressed by leading voices from the industry and academy who will give their expert insights on the latest trends, strategies, opportunities and challenges, the conference will embrace the areas of industry 4.0, digitization and dematerialization of textile and clothing prototypes, new advanced fibres and materials, new technical and smart structures, and sustainability and circular economy.


- Digitization and Dematerialization of Textile Manufacture,

- Sustainability and Circular Economy.

- New Advanced Materials, Fibres and Structures

- Novel applications of Textile Based Materials

CONFERENCE TOPICS (including but not limited to):

- Functionalisation

- Responsive materials

- 3D structures

- Prototypes’ Dematerialization

- Textile Based Composites

- Biomaterials

- Performance Measuring Methods

LANGUAGE: the conference´s official languages are portuguese and english. There will be translation facilities available for the conference participants.






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Registrations start on october 16th 2017 - Early bird booking prior january 19th 2018.

    • €25

      €50 (late)

    • Professional

      • ONE DAY

    • Register
    • €50

      €100 (late)

    • Professional

      • THREE DAYS

    • Register
    • €15

      €30 (late)

    • Student

      • ONE DAY

    • Register
    • €30

      €60 (late)

    • Student

      • THREE DAYS

    • Register

The price includes Coffee Breaks, Lunch and Documentation

Early bird dinner: 50€. Late: 75€

Business discount (5 registrations or more): 10%

Submit Abstract

Abstract submission until November 30th 2017.

Call for papers


Want to be part of the 2nd International Conference on Textiles and Clothing?

Would you like to promote your organization or your brand to a scientific and professional audience of over 1000 participants?

If so, please read more about the sponsorship packages and use the contact form below, selecting the package of your choice.

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If you have any questions (or if you want to sponsor this event), drop the organization a message.


Rua Fernando Mesquita, nº 2785
4760-034 Vila Nova de Famalicão


+351 252 300 300

How to arrive

Below you can find the coordinates and means to arrive at the venue.


Campanhã Station (Porto)


Line 205 (Castelo do Queijo)


Station "Matosinhos Sul"


+351 22 507 6400 / +351 912 301 251 / +351 934 772 173 / +351 968 520 063

Visiting Porto

The city of Porto, bordered by the Douro River and the Atlantic Ocean, is one of the oldest tourist destinations in Europe. Porto’s Historical Centre was classified as “World Cultural Heritage” by UNESCO, in 1996.

The richness of its monumental and artistic heritage, Port wine, numerous leisure facilities and its cultural attractions are just some of the reasons to visit this contemporary and inspired city, well-known for its hospitality.

Visit here the official Porto site

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