TCBL Days 2018

New Horizons for the Textile and Clothing Industry

29 May—30 May 2018 | Prato, Italy

Day 2 - Prato, Italy

Venue: Museo del Tessuto, Via Puccetti 3, Prato

TCBL Talk

Leading keynote speakers will address the main issues facing the T&C industry today.

8:30-9:00

Registration

9:00-9:30

Welcome Addresses

  • Daniela Toccafondi, Assessor for Economic Development, City of Prato
  • Andrea Cavicchi, President of the North Tuscany Industrial Association
  • Marco Landi, President of the Fashion chapter of the National Artisans

9:30-9:50

Seeing Textiles with New Eyes

Anna Dethridge, Connecting Cultures
How textile art can contribute to re-build awareness of the quality of fabrics, colours, and our bodies.

9:50-10:10

Workplace 4.0 – Do workers face a change of requirements due to industry 4.0?

David Schmeilzeisen, ITA-Aachen
The age of digitization is accompanied by a transformation of the society. This talk sheds light on how activities, required skills and learning at Workplace 4.0 will change.

10:10-10:30

Systemic circular transitions

Douwe Jan Joustra, C&A Foundation
The impact of TCBL led business developments on the industrial ecosystem of Europe’s leading textile district.

10:30-10:50

Sustainable innovation in the Prato district

Francesco Marini, Marini Industries
How innovation and collaboration can accelerate positive impacts and a global transition towards the circular economy in the T&C industry.

10:50-11:10

Discussion

Moderator: Daniela Toccafondi, Assessor for Economic Development.

11.10-11.30

Coffee Break

During the break, it will be possible to visit the exhibitions of the Museo del Tessuto.

TCBL News

11:30-11:45

Last Year in TCBL

Jesse Marsh, Project Manager
An overview of progress and developments in the EU-funded TCBL project since #TCBL_2017 in Athens.

Jesse Marsh
TCBL Association

11:45-12:45

TCBL True Stories

Cases of business model innovation in the TCBL Business Pilots recounted by twelve TCBL Associate Enterprises.

  • Simone Bellucci, Lanificio Mario Bellucci
  • Francesca Rulli, Process Factory
  • Emmanouela Kourudi, Thrakika Ekkokistiria
  • George Tsiakiris, Tsiakiris
  • Louise Stocks-Young
  • Fabio Giusti, Trafi Creatività Tessile
  • Michele Gullo, Gullo Filati
  • Clea Polar, Coco&Rico
  • Guy Buyle, Centexbel
  • Maria Kanelli, NTUA
  • Uberto Ciatti, Inseta
  • Alberto Pestelli, Texmoda
Clea Polar
Clea Polar Pierard - Coco&Rico

12:45-13:15

Round Table Discussion with the TCBL Advisory Board

Participants:

  • Edward Anderson, World Bank
  • Lutz Walter, Euratex
  • Nuno Vaz Silva, Innovation expert
  • Luca Pereno, Leroy Merlin
  • Fabrice Jonas, ModeLab
  • Véronique Allaire-Spitzer, BrandEmotion
  • Solenne Romagni, Atrium Lab
Lutz Walter
Euratex / Regiotex

13:15-13:30

Closing Remarks

John Cleuren, DG Research

13:30-14:30

Lunch

Lunch will be held at the Museo del Tessuto (Textile Museum).

TCBL_Jam

TCBL_Jam showcases the stories and aspirations of different types of TCBL Associates, providing the conditions for kick-starting interactions. Always one of the most vibrant and popular sessions at TCBL events, Jam consists of four rounds each with a rapid sequence of 5 minute presentations followed by time for questions, discussions and networking.

TCBL_Jam Session II

14:30-15:15

Jam session Round ONE | DIGITAL

  • Manuela Mihailiasa, Sofiaman
  • Zoe Romano, WeMake
  • Miriam Loda, Hero’s Collective
  • Martin Havik & Boudewijn Mos, RemoKey
  • Alexandru Mitocaru, Printer Zone
  • Annick Jehanne, HUB mode
  • Olof Werngren, Sourcebook

15:15-16:00

Jam session ROUND TWO | HUMAN

  • Vivilla Zampini, Es’givien
  • Isabel Almeida, Olives
  • Lea Cipot (Darko Fercej), Zavod Korak
  • Pierre Schmidtgall (Stefano Rossi), LITA.co
  • Takis Lybereas, SEPEE
  • Marzia Lanfranchi, Cotton Diaries
Takis Lybereas
Hellenic Clothing Industry Association

TCBL_Look

16:00-17:00

Coffee

Networking and a guided tour of an exhibition of local initiatives

TCBL_Jam Session II

17:00-17:45

Jam session ROUND THREE | CIRCULAR

  • Fabrizio Tesi (Sauro Guerri), ASTRI
  • Maria Blanes (Luca Capelli), AITEX
  • Nicolò Cipriani, Rifò
  • Michel Byvoet, Bivolino
  • Cathryn Hall, Anneka textile
  • Maria Kanelli, NTUA
  • Stefano Panconesi, Casa Clementina

17:45-18:30

Jam session ROUND FOUR | TRANSPARENT

  • Yves Dubief, Tenthorey
  • Guy Buyle, Centexbel
  • Chrysanthi Katsilouli, Thessalian network Rossana Carullo, INMATEX
  • Simona Rossi, Air Guru
  • Corrado de Castro (Martina Gheri), Cleviria
  • Petra Grmek Green, Brandi & Bandi
Petra Grmek Green
Make in Slovenia

TCBL_Next

Next is our opportunity to welcome new Associates and announce our plans for the coming year, including the venue for the next edition of #TCBL.

18:30-19:00

Welcoming ceremony for new TCBL Associates and Partners

and announcement of location of #TCBL_2019