Events Calendar

July
25 AGM of the SDC EC( India) for year 2013-2014 4:30pm Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025
September
April
17 Day of Celebration 2015 10:00am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, UK
November
12 ITMA 2015 12:00am Strada Statale del Sempione, 28 20017 Rho Milan, Italy
June
24 Big Bang Fair Yorkshire & Humberside 12:00am The Doncaster Racecourse, Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 6BB
21 Reducing the shading in continuous dyeing 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
17 Material World 7:00pm The Houses of Parliament, London
07 Selection of dyes for continuous dyeing 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
06 Sustainable Innovations In Colouration 8:30am Textile Committee,Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400025
May
31 Dimensional stability testing methods 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
16 Day of Celebration 2014 11:00am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD
10 Colour Fastness to Light – Testing and improving 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
April
25 SDC London Region & TI London Section – The Printed Spectrum 9:00am LCF, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ
19 Fabric strength testing by American and European test methods 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian's Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
07 It’s a colourful world – Shared Practice Network Event 6:30pm Colour Experience, Perkin House, Bradford, BD1 2LU
05 Saving fabric strength in processing 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan
02 West of England & South Wales Regional Judging Heat 1:30pm University for the West of England , Bower Ashton Campus
March
27 SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture 5:30pm Marks and Spencer PLC, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW, United Kingdom
19 Scotland Regional Heat of the International Design Competition 2014 12:00pm Scottish Borders Campus, Heriot-Watt University
18 Toxic Chemical Issues in Textile Processing 3:00pm National Textile University, Faisalabad Campus
08 Quality Control and Assurance 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division
03 Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions 12:00pm Salford Innovation Forum, Salford University, Manchester
February
19 SDC Midlands Region Judging Heat, AGM & Presentation Evening 2:30pm Newton Lecture Theatre 5, Nottingham Trent University, NG1 4BU
13 Training: Trustee Board and Nominations Committee – Postponed 12:00am Perkin House, Bradford, BD1 2LU
12 SDC North of England Region – How Did I Get Here & Intellectual Property 5:30pm Huddersfield University, CEG28 Canalside East,HD1 3DH
11 SDC London Region World of Colour 1:30pm London College of Fashion, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ
08 The affect of machine parameters on fabric or colour in processing 3:00pm Lahore, Nishat Chunian's Dyeing and Printing Division
03 How Boots have used technology to help women select a foundation right for their skin tone 6:30pm Woodthorpe Hotel, Bury Old Road, Prestwich, M25 0EG
January
28 SDC EC Announces Colour Event 01/2014 2:30pm Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science,49, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020
22 ITMACH 2014- India 10:00am Anjur Dive,Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, India.

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AGM of the SDC EC( India) for year 2013-2014

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Dear SDC EC Members, The Annual General Meeting of ‘The Society of Dyers and Colourists Education Charity’ will be held at ‘The Textiles Committee’, Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025 on 25th July 2014 from 16:30 to 18:00 hours, in order to transact the business stated below, which is […]

Start: 25 July 2014 4:30pm

End: 25 July 2014 6:00pm

Location: Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025

Booking Information: Mrs Vaishali Deokar, Email sdc@sdc.org.in

Global Sustainability Initiatives: Hazardous chemicals and the impact of the Greenpeace Detox campaign on the textile dyeing and printing supply chain

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You are warmly invited to attend this SDC North of England Region’s lecture.  It will take place at the Mercure Norton Grange Hotel.  The hotel is less than a mile from the M62 and just 8 miles from central Manchester. Free to attend! The event starts with a buffet from 6.15pm, with presentations commencing at […]

Start: 24 September 2014 6:15pm

End: 24 September 2014 9:00pm

Location: Mercure Norton Grange Hotel and Spa, Manchester Road, Castleton, OL11 2XZ

Booking Information: Email: noehonsec@sdc.org.uk

Day of Celebration 2015

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SDC’s annual Day of Celebration takes place on Friday 17 April 2015, and early bird booking will open in September. The day includes the AGM, awards ceremony, President’s reception and celebration black-tie dinner. Following the success of the 2014 event, and in response to the feedback we received from members, we are returning to the […]

Start: 17 April 2015 10:00am

End: 17 April 2015 11:00pm

Location: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, UK

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

ITMA 2015

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ITMA is the world’s largest international textile machinery exhibition, an event which is owned by CEMATEX. ITMA is recognised as the ‘Olympics’ of the textile and garment machinery industry – a showcase of the latest technology and a vital meeting place for buyers and sellers from all over the world. Since its inception, ITMA has […]

Start: 12 November 2015

End: 19 November 2015

Location: Strada Statale del Sempione, 28 20017 Rho Milan, Italy

Booking Information: https://booking.ventanagroup.it/at/ITMA2015/home

Big Bang Fair Yorkshire & Humberside

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What is it? The Big Bang Fair Yorkshire & Humberside is part of the major UK wide programme which celebrates and raises the profile of the achievements of young people (age range 7 -19) in STEM.   This regional event will take place on 24th June 2014, at Doncaster Racecourse, South Yorkshire.   Why visit? The […]

Start: 24 June 2014

Location: The Doncaster Racecourse, Grandstand, Leger Way, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN2 6BB

Booking Information: To register your attendance, please go to http://www.thebigbangfair.co.uk/yorkshireandhumber/Home/

Reducing the shading in continuous dyeing

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. Shade variation is one of the most critical points in continuous dyeing.  Factors to avoid shade variation will be discussed in detail. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 21 June 2014 3:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856

Material World

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Material World is essential for everyone involved in the UK textile industry. WE HAVE A LIMITED NUMBER OF BURSARIES AVAILABLE TO ENABLE STUDENTS TO ATTEND – PLEASE ASK FOR DETAILS! The event will take place on 17th June in the prestigious surroundings of the Churchill Dining Room at The Houses of Parliament and will bring […]

Start: 17 June 2014 7:00pm

End: 17 June 2014 9:30pm

Location: The Houses of Parliament, London

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

Selection of dyes for continuous dyeing

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. One of the most important factor in dyeing is selection of dyes.  This lecture looks at how a good selection and combination of dyes is essential in ensuring there are no troubles when dyeing. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 07 June 2014 3:00pm

End: 07 June 2014 4:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856

Sustainable Innovations In Colouration

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SDC EC is pleased to Announce its National Conference for 2014. The choice of theme for this event finds its relevance in the need for the Textile Industry to recognise the rapidly depleting natural resources of our earth, and that fact that the textile industry does indeed contribute to this in its current form. As […]

Start: 06 June 2014 8:30am

End: 06 June 2014 6:00pm

Location: Textile Committee,Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai - 400025

Booking Information: RSVP: Mrs Vaishali Deokar Email: sdc@sdc.org.in Mobile: +91 9004778569

Dimensional stability testing methods

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. Methods and performance of commonly followed test methods will be discussed. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 31 May 2014 3:00pm

End: 31 May 2014 3:30pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856 and Mr Shahzad Ali (shahzadali@nishat.net) 0092 3334040499

Day of Celebration 2014

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You are invited to attend the SDC’s Day of Celebration 2014, which includes the AGM, awards ceremony, President’s reception and celebration black-tie dinner.  The event also includes the grand final of the SDC Innovation Award 2014. We strongly recommend you book early – this is a busy week in York and accommodation is filling up quickly! Below […]

Start: 16 May 2014 11:00am

End: 16 May 2014 11:00pm

Location: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York, YO1 9XD

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

Colour Fastness to Light – Testing and improving

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. The testing method for light fastness will be discussed but most important factor is “how to improve light fastness” which will be discussed in detail. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 10 May 2014 3:00pm

End: 10 May 2014 4:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856

SDC London Region & TI London Section – The Printed Spectrum

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The SDC London Region and the London Section of the Textile Institute warmly invite you to join them at this prestigious joint seminar – The Printed Spectrum – that will be held in the Rootstein Hopkins (RHS) tiered space. Chaired by Dr Graham Clayton – Chief Executive of SDC. Speakers include: • Barry Forrestor, MD […]

Start: 25 April 2014 9:00am

End: 25 April 2014 1:30pm

Location: LCF, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: Book online: http://www.amiando.com/theprintedspectrum.html

Fabric strength testing by American and European test methods

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. This lecture organised by Shahzad Ali will be covering the testing parameters for strength by both test standards. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 19 April 2014 3:00pm

End: 19 April 2014 3:30pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian's Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856 and Mr Shahzad Ali (shahzadali@nishat.net) 0092 3334040499

It’s a colourful world – Shared Practice Network Event

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This joint education shared practice event has been created by the Colour Experience, Sponge Tree and EarlyArts.   We will bring together people who explore and promote the vital importance of colour and nature play in early learning creativity.  Right outside our front doors, free for us to enjoy daily, creativity can be enjoyed in, and […]

Start: 07 April 2014 6:30pm

End: 07 April 2014 8:30pm

Location: Colour Experience, Perkin House, Bradford, BD1 2LU

Booking Information: Email: events@earlyarts.co.uk

Saving fabric strength in processing

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This event is organised by SDC Pakistan. Strength loss is common problem in processing specially in special finishes like Wrinkle Free, safe process and recipes will be discussed in this lecture. This event is free and open for anyone to attend.

Start: 05 April 2014 3:00pm

End: 05 April 2014 4:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Pakistan

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab hmtayyab@hotmail.com 0092 300 8651856 and Mr Shahzad Ali shahzadali@nishat.net 0092 3334040499

West of England & South Wales Regional Judging Heat

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The West of England & South Wales Regional judging heat of our 2014 International Design Competition will be held on Wednesday 2nd April at the University for the West of England, Bower Ashton Campus, Bristol . Design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel […]

Start: 02 April 2014 1:30pm

End: 02 April 2014 5:00pm

Location: University for the West of England , Bower Ashton Campus

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture

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The AGM will start at 5.30pm prompt and will be followed by the Ismar Glasman Memorial lecture which this year will be given by SDC President, Richard Straughan of STP-Ltd and entitled ‘Wonderful World of Colour’. Introduced in 2005, this lecture is in memory of Ismar Glasman who spent his life working in retail, dedicated […]

Start: 27 March 2014 5:30pm

End: 27 March 2014 8:00pm

Location: Marks and Spencer PLC, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW, United Kingdom

Booking Information: To register your attendance, please go to: http://bit.ly/1iclEIZ

Scotland Regional Heat of the International Design Competition 2014

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Heriot- Watt University will play host to the  Scotland Regional Heat of the International Design Competition on Wednesday 19th March 2014 at their Scottish Borders Campus, Galashiels.  Colleges and universities from across Scotland are invited to take part.  More event details will be available soon.

Start: 19 March 2014 12:00pm

End: 19 March 2014 4:00pm

Location: Scottish Borders Campus, Heriot-Watt University

Booking Information: Angela Ackroyd angelaa@sdc.org.uk

Toxic Chemical Issues in Textile Processing

The topic for the lecture on the 18th March is “Toxic Chemical Issues in Textile Processing” by Dr Mohsin of UET Faisalabad Campus. For further information and to confirm your attendance please contact  Mr Hafiz Tayyab.    

Start: 18 March 2014 3:00pm

Location: National Textile University, Faisalabad Campus

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856

SDC North of England AGM, Lecture & Regional Heat of International Design Competition 2014

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The North of England AGM, regional heat of International Design Competition and lecture will be held at Perkin House, from 2pm  on the 12th March 2014. Itinerary to include:  judging & printing workshop for students and a Colour Experience presentation by Richard Ashworth – Colour Experience Manager The winner of the regional heat will be […]

Start: 12 March 2014 2:00pm

End: 12 March 2014 8:30pm

Location: Perkin House, BD1 2PW

Booking Information: Email: noehonsec@sdc.org.uk

Quality Control and Assurance

This event covers the history of quality control and assurance, its importance and benefits within the textile process. A working example of a textile processing quality system will also be included and discussed. This lecture delivered by Mr Shahzad Ali will be held in Lahore at Nishat Chunian’s Dyeing and Printing Division. The event is […]

Start: 08 March 2014 3:00pm

End: 08 March 2014 4:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856 and Mr Shahzad Ali (shahzadali@nishat.net) 0092 3334040499

Challenges, Opportunities and Solutions

The Manchester Section of the Oil & Colour Chemists Association will hold their 14th Annual half day seminar on Monday 3rd March 2014 at the Salford Innovation Forum on the Salford University complex, plenty of parking and only a 5 minute walk from Salford Crescent station. This year the event will start with registration and […]

Start: 03 March 2014 12:00pm

End: 03 March 2014 4:30pm

Location: Salford Innovation Forum, Salford University, Manchester

Booking Information: Further information: Jim Bury Tel:01254 275084, email: jim.bury@crownpaints.co.uk. Registratyion assistance contact Manchester OCCA website www.manchesterocca.co.uk

SDC EC (India ) Announces a Half Day Seminar -Greener Innovations in Denim Processing

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Greetings from SDC EC Greener and cleaner innovations are been chased by every stake holder in the Textile Supply chain. At SDC we have always acted as advocate for these technologies and would continue to do so even in the future too. The Half day Seminar is one of those initiatives. On behalf of the […]

Start: 21 February 2014 5:30pm

End: 21 February 2014 9:00pm

Location: Hotel Park Plaza, Ahemdabad, Gujarat, India

Booking Information: yogeshg@sdc.org.uk

SDC Midlands Region Judging Heat, AGM & Presentation Evening

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Entries are invited from universities and colleges from across the Midlands for the Midlands Regional Judging Heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2014 to be held on Wednesday 19th February at Nottingham Trent University. The judging of the entries will commence at 3pm and finish by 6pm.  Students should arrive by 2.30pm. Followed by […]

Start: 19 February 2014 2:30pm

End: 19 February 2014 10:00pm

Location: Newton Lecture Theatre 5, Nottingham Trent University, NG1 4BU

Booking Information: Pam Morris; pamstarmer10@btinternet.com

Training: Trustee Board and Nominations Committee – Postponed

This training is open to voting members of the SDC who are current members of the Trustee Board, Nominations, Finance or Audit Committees, as well as potential candidates for the Trustee Board and Nominations Committee. It is free to attend and takes place at SDC Head Office in Bradford – times to be confirmed. The […]

Start: 13 February 2014

Location: Perkin House, Bradford, BD1 2LU

Booking Information: Email Honorary Secretary honsec@sdc.org.uk or SDC CEO grahamc@sdc.org.uk

SDC North of England Region – How Did I Get Here & Intellectual Property

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You are warmly invited to attend the first lectures of the New Year at the University of Huddersfield. The lectures will take place in Room CEG/28 Canalside East ground floor, this is the building off Firth Street. Speakers include: 5.45pm Tina Rani will talk about her experiences since graduating and the decisions she made that […]

Start: 12 February 2014 5:30pm

End: 12 February 2014 9:00pm

Location: Huddersfield University, CEG28 Canalside East,HD1 3DH

Booking Information: Email: noehonsec@sdc.org.uk

SDC London Region World of Colour

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Speakers include: Richard Ashworth, SDC Colour Experience – ‘Colour Perception’ Raf Mulla, X Rite – ‘Colour by numbers’ Maria Koutsoudakis, M&S -’Colour in Branding’ Kathy Lewiston, Freelance Designer – ‘From Concept to Product’

Start: 11 February 2014 1:30pm

End: 11 February 2014 4:30pm

Location: London College of Fashion, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: To register your attendance, complete the registration form below

The affect of machine parameters on fabric or colour in processing

An introduction to machine parameters (temperature, speed and pressure), their affect on fabric, shade and issues involved. Plus an introduction to SDC and how you could benefit from becoming a member. This lecture delivered by Mr Shahzad Ali will be held in Lahore at Nishat Chunian’s Dyeing and Printing Division. The event is free and […]

Start: 08 February 2014 3:00pm

End: 08 February 2014 4:00pm

Location: Lahore, Nishat Chunian's Dyeing and Printing Division

Booking Information: Mr Hafiz Tayyab (hmtayyab@hotmail.com) 0092 300 8651856 and Mr Shahzad Ali (shahzadali@nishat.net) 0092 3334040499

How Boots have used technology to help women select a foundation right for their skin tone

The next presentation of OCCA’s winter program will take place on Monday 3rd February at the Woodthorpe Hotel, Bury Old Road, Prestwich, M25 0EG starting at 6.30pm.  They depart slightly from their usual coatings to venture into the world of cosmetics which on closer inspection is not too far removed from paints. The presentation will […]

Start: 03 February 2014 6:30pm

Location: Woodthorpe Hotel, Bury Old Road, Prestwich, M25 0EG

Booking Information: Visit www.manchesterocca.co.uk for more information

SDC EC Announces Colour Event 01/2014

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Dear Friends ,   On behalf of The Society of Dyers and Colourist Education Charity, I am honoured to invite you to attend Colour Event 01 of the SDC EC. The event is jointly organised by SDC EC and Nirmala Niketan, College of Home Science- Churchgate, Mumbai. This edition covers Three Lectures. The First lecture […]

Start: 28 January 2014 2:30pm

End: 28 January 2014 6:30pm

Location: Nirmala Niketan College of Home Science,49, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020

Booking Information:

ITMACH 2014- India

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Dear Friends,   It is a great pleasure that I write to Invite you to the inaugural edition of ITMACH 2014 exhibition in Bhiwandi from 22nd to 24th January. Your presence at our stall during the event days will be a great honour and strengthen our relationship. I sincerely hope you will be able to […]

Start: 22 January 2014 10:00am

End: 24 January 2014 5:30pm

Location: Anjur Dive,Bhiwandi, Maharashtra, India.

Booking Information:

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