Events Calendar

September
03 OCCA Manchester Section Golf Day 12:00pm Whitefield Golf Club, 83 Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7EZ
16 SDCANZ – Special Commemorative Event and 81st AGM 6:30pm Swiss Club Restaurant, Flinders Lane, Melboure, Australia
October
12 The Textile Society of Britain – London Antique Textile Fair 10:30am Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London SW3 5EE
15 Aspects of Resin Systems and Performance Coatings – West Riding OCCA Forum 1:00pm PPG, Birstall, Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 9XA
November
19 The Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture – Corduroy, A versatile fabric 6:30pm The Old Golf House, New Hey Road, Huddersfield HD3 3YP
March
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
August
07 Merino Knowledge Seminar – Knitwear Design Trend & Technology 3:00pm Seminar Hall, G/F, Clothing Industry Training Authority, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay
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
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

Events Calendar Detailed View

OCCA Manchester Section Golf Day

This years event will take place at Whitefield Golf Club on Wednesday 3rd September. It will follow the usual format of lunch, golf and dinner with the competition for the Jubilee Cup for individuals and members of Manchester OCCA. The now well established 4 “man” team, will again take place with the winners collecting the […]

Start: 03 September 2014 12:00pm

End: 03 September 2014 6:00pm

Location: Whitefield Golf Club, 83 Higher Lane, Whitefield, Manchester M45 7EZ

Booking Information: Jim Bury: jim.bury@crownpaints.co.uk

SDCANZ – Special Commemorative Event and 81st AGM

You are warmly invited to attend this special commemorative event celebrating 75 years of the SDCANZ Victorian Section and 81st AGM In August 1939 just one month before the outbreak of WW2 the Society Of Dyers and Colourists of Australasia (Victorian Branch) produced its first journal. It was only 5 years earlier that a group […]

Start: 16 September 2014 6:30pm

End: 16 September 2014 11:45pm

Location: Swiss Club Restaurant, Flinders Lane, Melboure, Australia

Booking Information: Frank Colaci 0407 394 319 or Henry Orlinski 0407 858 059

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

The Textile Society of Britain – London Antique Textile Fair

The Textile Society of Britain – London Antique Textile Fair Our fair is becoming well established now, and is sure to build on the success of previous years. Its success is so important as it allows us to continue with our programme of bursaries and awards that support students, museums and others working in textiles. […]

Start: 12 October 2014 10:30am

End: 12 October 2014 4:30pm

Location: Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London SW3 5EE

Booking Information: For more details contact: atflondon@textilesociety.org.uk

Aspects of Resin Systems and Performance Coatings – West Riding OCCA Forum

Coatings Companies and their Technologists need to formulate Coatings that Perform. Defining Performance and then selecting and combining suitable cost effective raw materials, is a potential minefield. Understanding the important Aspects you need to know and consider when choosing key raw material groups, such as the Resin System, will certainly help. Knowing who can help […]

Start: 15 October 2014 1:00pm

End: 15 October 2014 6:30pm

Location: PPG, Birstall, Batley, West Yorkshire WF17 9XA

Booking Information: Contact Sandy Gunn: Sandy.Gunn@brimham.com

The Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture – Corduroy, A versatile fabric

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The second Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture which this year will be presented by Graham Jowett in the Castleshaw Suite. Graham’s lecture will cover the processing of a specialist fabric suitable for high fashion and every day wear.

Start: 19 November 2014 6:30pm

End: 19 November 2014 9:00pm

Location: The Old Golf House, New Hey Road, Huddersfield HD3 3YP

Booking Information: John Wyles: noehonsec@sdc.org.uk

Grand Final of the SDC International Design Competition 2014

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The Grand Final of the SDC International Design Competition 2014 “Material World”  will be hosted by Huizhou University, Guandong, China on Thursday 20th November. SDC President Richard Straughan, competition finalists, tutors and guests from around the world will come together for the event which includes the judging and announcement of the global winner .

Start: 20 November 2014 9:00am

End: 20 November 2014 11:00pm

Location: China

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

North of England Regional Heat of The International Design Competition and AGM

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The North of England Regional Heat of the 2015  International Design Competition will be held on Wednesday 18th March at Perkin House from 2.30pm and will be  followed by the North of England AGM and lecture from 7pm. Programme will include: the judging of entries from fashion /textile design undergraduates from universities and colleges across […]

Start: 18 March 2015 2:30pm

End: 18 March 2015 9:00pm

Location: Perkin House

Booking Information: angelaa@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

Merino Knowledge Seminar – Knitwear Design Trend & Technology

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The Woolmark Company will organise a seminar on Merino Knowledge on 7 August 2014 at CITA. HK SDC is one of the supporting organisations. The Knowledge Program is a series of seminar on updated information and knowledge relating to all aspects of the textiles and apparel supply chain. These events are suitable for practitioners involved […]

Start: 07 August 2014 3:00pm

End: 07 August 2014 5:00pm

Location: Seminar Hall, G/F, Clothing Industry Training Authority, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay

Booking Information: Please contact Annie Leung at 2263 6384, or Daniel Chan at 2330 0813.

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

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

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