Conference Programme EURATEX

by Dunja Hoejenbos

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

EURATEX brings you a full day of debates on the new paradigm for the European textile and clothing companies.

The conference on Tuesday 9 November will take place in the Antwerp Hilton Hotel, in the heart of the city. 

The programme will include both plenary sessions with keynote speakers, and parallel breakout sessions with technical experts from the industry and EU institutions. A networking cocktail will offer an opportunity for further exchange, at the end of the day.

Time

Session

Topic

09:00 - 10:30

Opening Session and Keynote Speakers

What are the future challenges for textile and apparel companies?

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Breakout Session 1

Sustainability.

Can we reach a fully sustainable business model and how far have we gone until now?

11:00 - 12:30

Breakout Session 2

Digitisation.
What are the benefits of digitisation and what are the opportunities offered by European funds? 

12:30 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 

Breakout Session 3

Skills.

How do you upskill the current workforce and can we attract younger generations?

14:00 - 15:30 

Breakout Session 4

Trade.
How can the EU create the conditions of a world market where European quality can thrive? 

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 - 17:00

Closing Session

Can the industry come up 

with a new business model able to tackle all these changes?

Top