Sep 29th, 2021


inviting to
free Webinar on

Future Material Innovations

Presentations will be online
27.09.2021 (Mon) – 10.10.2021 (Sun)
ready for your comments and questions**
for the ensuing Q&A live-event:

Live Q&A with Speakers is taking place
Oct. 12th 2021 16:00-17:00 (GMT+8)
(check your local time here)

In this 60-min live dialogue, speakers will address your questions **(including those received previously)
and have an in-depth discussion with other speakers on the topic.
Communication is taking place in English (with simultaneous interpretation in Putonghua)

Meet the Speakers:

New Materials & New Solutions

Mr Edwin Keh
Chief Executive Officer,
The Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel Limited
Mr Keh had a career as senior executive with several US consumer goods and retail companies. He serves on the Board of Whittier College, CA and teaches supply chain operations in the Operations, Information and Decisions Department of the Wharton
School, University of Pennsylvania.

Bioreceptive Textiles

Mrs Aura Luz Melis
Architect / Partner, Inside Outside
Aura Luz Melis works on public spaces, masterplans, small-scale architectural
implementations, textile designs and exhibitions, with a focus on creative, innovative,
context specific, and socially conscious results.

Ms Nafsika Efklidou
Project Architect, Inside Outside
Nafsika Efklidou works on landscape design, interior architecture and exhibitions.
She has collaborated extensively with design firms in the Netherlands and Greece.

New Anti-viral and Anti-microbial Bio-polymers and Textiles

Prof Xiaoming Tao
Director, Research Institute of Intelligent Wearable Systems,
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Prof Tao is known for her leading research in intelligent fibrous materials, photonic
fibres and fabrics, fibre-based electronic and photonic devices, wearable technology
and textile manufacturing. She is the former World President (2007 – 2010) and a
Fellow of the Textile Institute International, a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineering and a Fellow of the Hong Kong Institute of Textiles and Apparel.

When We Were Sustainable

Dr Kanji Kajiwara
Research Fellow, Faculty of Textile Science & Technology,
Shinshu University
Dr Kajiwara specialises in textile fibres and textiles chemistry. After serving the
professorship at Kyoto Institute of Technology, Otsuma Women’s University and
Shinshu University, Dr Kajiwara is now retired and has undertaken his research
activities in Shinshu University.

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