Smart Textiles for Fashion, Entertainment and Lifestyle

By Fiona Haran 15 August 2019
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Title: Smart Textiles for Fashion, Entertainment and Lifestyle
Date: Thursday 15 August, 2019

Duration: 30 minutes

Host: Tom Armitage, Marketing Executive, WTiN


Following the launch of WTiN's report series on smart textiles for fashion, entertainment and lifestyle (FEL), technical textiles editor Fiona Haran will provide some further information on this sector through an interactive Q&A session. Topics up for discussion include advancements in academic research powering development, as well as innovative commercial concepts. Fiona will share some insights on the market and will offer her thoughts on the widely reported challenges currently hindering market growth - some of which include consumer acceptance and scalability.

The webinar will also outline some of the approaches being taken to assemble these products as well as the applications that are being targeted. This will be followed by a discussion on some of the key players currently operating in the market and the industry partnerships that have been formed to leverage expertise.


Fiona Haran
Editor - Technical Textiles
World Textile Information Network (WTiN)

Fiona has nine years’ experience in publishing, having previously worked in copywriting. She holds a BA degree in English with Journalism from the University of Huddersfield, and a MA in Magazine Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire, UK. As the editor of the WTiN Nonwovens, Technical Textiles and Knitting & Weaving channels, Fiona is well-placed to bring you up-to-date news on the latest developments in the performance textiles field, together with insightful comment and opinion on the wider issues affecting the market.

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