The official inauguration of the 47th edition of the exhibition will be held on the 22nd of February 2017 at 3 pm in the Sala Pirelli within Palazzo delle Stelline during the scope of the conference ‘Filo 4.0 – Innovation and digitalisation: the key factors for companies’ growth’, organised in cooperation with Italian Trade Agency and Sistema Moda Italia.
Among the conference’s speakers, we have Carlo Piacenza, president of Unione Industriale Biellese, Marinella Loddo, director of ITA Agency in Milan, Cristina Tajani, councillor for Production Activities for the municipality of Milan and Mauro Chezzi, vice-director of Smi-Sistema Moda Italia.
The introduction’s speeches will be followed by reports on innovation and digitalisation within textile-apparel industry: “Industry 4.0 and textile pipeline: context, challenges and protagonists” by Giuseppe Schirone (Prometeia); “Industry 4.0: a success story within the textile industry” by Samuele Sarotto (R&D Manager Miroglio Textile); “Innovation for growth 4.0: education as a tool for competitiveness” by Dalia Gallico (President of the Fashion and Design couse – Università San Raffaele, Rome); “ITA Agency promotional activities for the textile and apparel industry” by Paola Guida (ITA Agency – Milan). The country focus is dedicated to South Korea and will include a report by Jong Woo Jung, president of RePlain.
Biella, 21st February 2017