Events Calendar

February
15 The Huddersfield Textile Society: Getting your message across – how to use design & branding to help you be heard in a crowded world 6:30pm The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF
17 NEDITC 2016: 2nd NED International Textile Conference 9:00am NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
18 SDC International Design Competition 2016 – London Region Heat 1:00pm Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
19 Scottish Colour and Coatings Group Burns Supper and Networking Event 5:30pm Erskine Bridge Hotel, Erskine, Glasgow PA8 6AN
March
02 SDC International Design Competition 2016 – Midlands Region Heat and AGM 2:00pm Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building
03 The Future of Colour and Application 5:30pm Leeds College of Art Blenheim Walk, LS2 9AQ
04 Half Day Seminar ‘Clean and Green Garment Processing’ 5:30pm Peninsula Grand Hotel, Sakinaka Junction, Mumbai
10 The 9th International Symposium of Intimate Apparel 9:30am Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
18 SDC International Design Competition 2016 -Scotland Heat 1:00pm Edinburgh College of Art, Evolution House , Edinburgh,EH1 2LE
April
14 SDC International Design Competition 2016- West of England & South Wales Heat 12:00pm Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT
19 Bradford Textile Society Lecture: Ilkeston 1831 – 2015 6:30pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ
21 The Huddersfield Textile Society Annual Dinner 2016 7:15pm Cedar Court Hotel, Lindley Moor Road, Ainley Top, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3RH
28 SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture 6:00pm Marks & Spencer, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW
May
20 Day of Celebration 2016 10:00am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, YO1 9XD
June
24 SDC International Design Competition 2016 -Ireland Heat 12:00am NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8
February
10 Discovery or Invention? 60 years of Reactive Dyes to the Present Day 1:00pm Novotel Leeds Centre, 4 Whitehall Quay, LS1 4HR
09 Bradford Textile Society Lecture – Fire and Heat Resistance of Technical Textiles 5:30pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ
06 Twin Lecture at Angel College, Tiruppur, India 10:00am Angel College of Engineering and Technology, Tirupur
05 NOX fading of colours 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
02 SDC London Region – World of Colour 1:30pm London College of Fashion, RHS Tiered Space, 20 John Prince's St, London W1G 0BJ
January
21 Methods to Measure Solubility of Dyes in Water 10:00am National Textile University, Faisalabad Pakistan
09 Colour vision tests 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
December
26 Colour fastness to crocking 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
24 6:00pm Hotel Satkar Grand, WIFI Park, Opp Aplab Industries,
17 ITMACH Bhiwandi 2015 11:30am India Corporation Premises, Mankoli Naka, Bhiwandi - 421 302, Maharashtra, INDIA
08 Liberty in Fashion – Bradford Textile Society Lecture 5:30pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ
07 The Huddersfield Textile Society: Thermafleece – Nature’s Finest Insulation 6:30pm The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF
05 Discharge printing techniques 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
04 SDC Hong Kong: New Era Dyeing Technology and Application 2:00pm CITA, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
November
27 Annual Quiz Night – SDC Midlands Region & OCCA Trent Valley Branch 7:15pm The Marquis of Ormonde, Codnor Denby Lane, Codnor, DE5 9SP
25 Velvet Manufacturing in the North West of England – The Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture 6:45pm Brian Jackson House, New North Parade, Huddersfield HD1 5JP
24 European REACH Congress 2015 12:00am InterContinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany
23 SDC International Design Competition 2015: Grand Final 12:00am Fashion and Textile Museum, London
18 ‘Fashion Revolution’ Film and Debate 2:00pm Newton Lecture Theatre 2, Nottingham Trent University
17 Bradford Textile Society Lecture: John Smedley 1784 -2015 Lea Bridge, Matlock 6:30pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ
12 ITMA 2015 12:00am Strada Statale del Sempione, 28 20017 Rho Milan, Italy
11 How Did I Get Here? – SDC London Region 6:00pm London College of Fashion, RHS Centre Space, 20 John Prince's St, London W1G 0BJ
09 The Huddersfield Textile Society: Weave Design & Virtual Sampling Using Shima Seiki’s Apex 3 Design System 6:30pm The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF
07 pH testing and controlling in textile processing 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing and Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
06 Bradford Textile Society Annual Dinner 12:00am The Midland Hotel, Forster Square ,Bradford BD1 4HU
05 SCI Fire and Materials Group SeminaR: Bromine Flame Retardants – Life-savers or Eco-villains? 8:30am The Glasgow City Hotel (formerly the Thistle Glasgow), 36 Cambridge St., Glasgow, G2 3HN
05 The application of some important dyes 12:00am University of Management and Technology Lahore, Pakistan
October
28 Aspects of Rheology – Formulation & Application 12:00pm PPG, Bradford Road, Birstall, Batley WF17 9NS
24 War of the Fibres – free workshop at the University of Leeds 24 October 2015 10:30am University of Leeds, Brotherton Room, Leeds LS2 9JT
20 SDC North of England Region – Photochromic and Thermochromic Applications 6:30pm Room G32, School of Design, University of Leeds LS2 9JT
12 The Huddersfield Textile Society – White Rose Lecture: The Campaign for Wool – A new era of wool marketing 6:30pm The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF
09 SDC EC’s Colour Event 09/2015 Seminar on ‘Colouration & Fashion initiatives towards Sustainability’. 1:00pm Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara-390002
September
04 Seminar and Award Ceremony 5:00pm Pearl Academy , Mumbai
August
16 Indian Heat of SDC’s International Design Competition – 2015 12:00am The Society of Dyers and Colourists, EC 208, Narmada Building, Laxmi Industrial Premises, Vartak Nagar, Pokharan Road No.1, Thane-w Thane-400606, Maharashtra, India.

Events Calendar Detailed View

The Huddersfield Textile Society: Getting your message across – how to use design & branding to help you be heard in a crowded world

The Huddersfield Textile Society warmly invites SDC Members to attend this event that is being held in the lecture hall of the Textiles Centre of Excellence.  A buffet is available from 6.30pm and the lecture starts at 7.15pm. Myles Pinfold, Founder and Head of WPA Pinfold discusses the importance of branding for the textile industry.

Start: 15 February 2016 6:30pm

End: 15 February 2016 9:00pm

Location: The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF

Booking Information: Honorary Secretary: A Smith, email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

NEDITC 2016: 2nd NED International Textile Conference

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SDC is proud to sponsor this event, which will be supported locally by SDC Pakistan. The second NEDITC 2016 is an International Scientific Conference for research in the field of textile engineering and technology. The conference aims to provide an international forum to researchers and will provide an excellent opportunity for researchers to present original […]

Start: 17 February 2016 9:00am

End: 18 February 2016 5:00pm

Location: NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

Booking Information: www.neditc.org

SDC International Design Competition 2016 – London Region Heat

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The London Region heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2016 will be held on Thursday 18th February in the Fashion Studio, Fashion & Textile Museum, London from 1.00 – 5.00pm. Fashion/Textile design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel of industry professionals including: […]

Start: 18 February 2016 1:00pm

End: 18 February 2016 5:00pm

Location: Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

Scottish Colour and Coatings Group Burns Supper and Networking Event

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Join the Scottish Colour and Coatings Group at their annual Burns Supper which this year will incorporate a pre dinner networking drinks reception for all guests – a great chance to meet colleagues, friends and customers over a friendly ‘wee dram’ before a traditional Scottish meal and order of events. The drinks reception will take […]

Start: 19 February 2016 5:30pm

End: 19 February 2016 11:45pm

Location: Erskine Bridge Hotel, Erskine, Glasgow PA8 6AN

Booking Information: Ed Brown on 01383 740000

SDC International Design Competition 2016 – Midlands Region Heat and AGM

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The Midlands Region heat of the 2016 International Design Competition will be held on Wednesday 2nd March at Nottingham Trent University, Newton Lecture Theatre 3 from 2.00 – 9.00pm. The programme will include: judging of the entries from fashion and textile design undergraduates from across the region AGM free buffet guest speakers : Kirsty Whyte […]

Start: 02 March 2016 2:00pm

End: 02 March 2016 9:00pm

Location: Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building

Booking Information: pamstarmer10@btinternet.com

The Future of Colour and Application

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Join Creative Networks from Leeds College of Art for an evening of contemporary, innovative colour practitioners, artists and designers who will explore and challenge our perceptions of colour and encourage us to think differently about its application. Guest speakers include: Dennis Parren- Dutch designer focusing on natural and artificial light as a design material Kit […]

Start: 03 March 2016 5:30pm

Location: Leeds College of Art Blenheim Walk, LS2 9AQ

Booking Information: Please follow the Eventbrite link

Half Day Seminar ‘Clean and Green Garment Processing’

Greetings from the Society of Dyers and Colourists! SDC EC ‘s Half Day Seminar on “Clean and Green Garment Processing”. Greetings from the Society of Dyers and Colourists! Regret to inform you that the SDC EC’s Half Day Seminar – Mumbai, Theme: Clean and Green Garment Processing that was scheduled to happen on the Saturday, […]

Start: 04 March 2016 5:30pm

End: 04 March 2016 8:00pm

Location: Peninsula Grand Hotel, Sakinaka Junction, Mumbai

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

SDC International Design Competition North of England Regional Heat, AGM & Imperial Purple to Day-glo Pink: the colourful story of textiles

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The North of England regional heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2016 will be held on Wednesday 9th March at Perkin House from 2.30pm and will be followed at 7pm by a presentation from Susan Kay-Williams, CEO, Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace, London ‘Imperial Purple to Day-glo Pink: the colourful story of […]

Start: 09 March 2016 2:00pm

End: 09 March 2016 9:00pm

Location: SDC, Perkin House, Bradford, BD1 2LU

Booking Information: members@sdc.org.uk

The 9th International Symposium of Intimate Apparel

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Theme: The New Frontier of Intimate Apparel Language: English This event is organised by The ACE Style Institute of Intimate Apparel, supported by SDC Hong Kong. Presentations include: Where are the brands and retailers positioning themselves in the new market requirements? (Ms Terri Meichner Fisher, President/CEO, Platinum Coast Retail Consulting Inc. USA) What does the […]

Start: 10 March 2016 9:30am

End: 10 March 2016 12:45pm

Location: Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong

Booking Information: wyamywong@polyu.edu.hk

SDC International Design Competition 2016 -Scotland Heat

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The Scotland heat of our highly regarded annual competition will be held on Friday 18th March at Edinburgh College of Art, Evolution House from 1pm. Fashion/textile design undergraduates throughout Scotland are invited to enter the competition and selected students from participating colleges and universities will be invited to attend the heat to present their designs […]

Start: 18 March 2016 1:00pm

End: 18 March 2016 5:00pm

Location: Edinburgh College of Art, Evolution House , Edinburgh,EH1 2LE

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC International Design Competition 2016- West of England & South Wales Heat

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The West of England and South Wales regional heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2016 will be held at Plymouth College of Art on Thursday 14th April from 12 noon. Fashion / Textile design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel of industry […]

Start: 14 April 2016 12:00pm

End: 14 April 2016 5:00pm

Location: Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT

Booking Information: contact angelaa@sdc.org.uk

Bradford Textile Society Lecture: Ilkeston 1831 – 2015

SDC Members will receive a warm welcome to the Bradford Textile Society lecture with guest speaker Charles Wood, Managing Director of Baltex. Buffet at 5.45 pm , lecture commences at 6.30pm.  Please notify Secretary, Andrew Lambert at john@bradfordtextilesociety.org.uk or Telephone on 01274 688666 if you wish to attend.

Start: 19 April 2016 6:30pm

Location: The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ

Booking Information: Andrew Lambert 01274 688666

The Huddersfield Textile Society Annual Dinner 2016

The Huddersfield Textile Society warmly invites SDC Members to attend their Annual Dinner and prize giving at the Cedar Court Hotel; 7.15 for 7.45pm. Please contact Adrian Smith; email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk for further information.    

Start: 21 April 2016 7:15pm

End: 21 April 2016 11:45pm

Location: Cedar Court Hotel, Lindley Moor Road, Ainley Top, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3RH

Booking Information: Honorary Secretary: A Smith, email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture

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The SDC London Region’s 14th Annual General Meeting will be held at 6pm prompt. Refreshments will be available after the AGM followed by a presentation for the Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture from SDC President Derek McKelvey; more details to follow. Please note that for security purposes you must register your attendance by email to the Honorary […]

Start: 28 April 2016 6:00pm

End: 28 April 2016 8:00pm

Location: Marks & Spencer, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW

Booking Information: Sue Williams: suewilliams@indcol.com

Bradford Textile Society Design Competition Awards Ceremony

Bradford Textile Society’s annual Design Competition Awards Ceremony will be held at Bradford College on Friday 6th May with guest speaker Linda Watson. For more information please contact Secretary, Andrew Lambert at john@bradfordtextilesociety.org.uk or Telephone 01274 688666 if you wish to attend.

Start: 06 May 2016

Location: Bradford College

Booking Information: John Lambert 01274 688666

Day of Celebration 2016

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SDC’s annual Day of Celebration will take place on Friday 20th May 2016. Booking is open – please scroll down for the online booking form. A downloadable form is available from the documents tab. The day includes the AGM, awards ceremony, keynote speakers, President’s reception and celebration black-tie dinner. Following the success of the last […]

Start: 20 May 2016 10:00am

End: 20 May 2016 11:00pm

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

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

SDC International Design Competition 2016 -Ireland Heat

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Fashion/Textile design undergraduates from across Ireland are invited to attend the Ireland heat of the SDC International Design Competition to be held on Friday 24th June at National College of Art and Design (NCAD), Dublin. Timings and programme to be confirmed. Please foward entry forms/register interest with Ireland Regional Co-ordinator, Paul Santokhi  paulsantokhi@hotmail.com  

Start: 24 June 2016

Location: NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

Booking Information: paulsantokhi@hotmail.com

Discovery or Invention? 60 years of Reactive Dyes to the Present Day

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In celebration of the life of Professor Ian Rattee The George Douglas Memorial Lecture PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE! Please note that this event will now take place at the Novotel in Leeds city centre, close to the train station and with parking and easy access to the motorways. This change of venue is […]

Start: 10 February 2016 1:00pm

End: 10 February 2016 5:00pm

Location: Novotel Leeds Centre, 4 Whitehall Quay, LS1 4HR

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

Bradford Textile Society Lecture – Fire and Heat Resistance of Technical Textiles

The Bradford Textile Society  warmly invites SDC members to attend this event with guest speaker Professor Richard Horrocks, Institute for Materials, Research and Innovation,The University of Bolton – a world renowned authority on fire retardant materials Buffet at 5.45 pm , lecture commences at 6.30pm.  Please notify Secretary, Andrew Lambert at john@bradfordtextilesociety.org.uk or Telephone on […]

Start: 09 February 2016 5:30pm

Location: The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ

Booking Information: Andrew Lambert 01274 688666

Twin Lecture at Angel College, Tiruppur, India

Date: 8th February 2016 Sub: Event Report- SDC EC’s Colour Event 04/2016 Twin Lecture at Angel College, Tiruppur The Society of Dyers and Colourists Education Charity, (SDC EC) in association with Angel College, Tiruppur organised a Twin Lecture Program on ‘ZDHC and its impact on Textile Processor’ and ‘Ecological requirements, compliance and sustainability’ at Angel College, Tiruppur on Saturday, […]

Start: 06 February 2016 10:00am

End: 06 February 2016 2:00pm

Location: Angel College of Engineering and Technology, Tirupur

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

NOX fading of colours

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Increasing air pollution has created new challenges for colours to resist the environment air content ratio changes. The good selection of dyes as well as some other preventative measures can save loss. The lecture will be delivered by Shahzad Ali. It is part of SDC Pakistan’s industry lecture series. This event is free to attend […]

Start: 05 February 2016 3:00pm

End: 05 February 2016 3:30pm

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

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

SDC London Region – World of Colour

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Join the SDC London Region for their annual ‘World of Colour’, in the RHS Tiered Space from 1pm. Free to attend, speakers include: Colour Perception – Bill Stevenson, Colour Experience Champion Colour Psychology – Angela Wright, Colour Psychologist Colour Communication – Raf Mulla, Colour Solutions Architect, X Rite/Pantone Trends: forecasting to production in print – […]

Start: 02 February 2016 1:30pm

End: 02 February 2016 5:00pm

Location: London College of Fashion, RHS Tiered Space, 20 John Prince's St, London W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: For more information: suewilliams@indcol.com

Methods to Measure Solubility of Dyes in Water

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Part of the Pakistan technical lecture series on coloration, Mr Hafiz Muhammad Tayyab, Chairman, SDC Pakistan, will present an educational and conceptual technical lecture on dye solubility in water at the National Textile University in the TPD Computer Lab. For more information please contact hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Start: 21 January 2016 10:00am

End: 21 January 2016 11:30am

Location: National Textile University, Faisalabad Pakistan

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Bradford Textile Society Lecture – Plasma Technologies for innovative Eco Friendly Textile Treatment

SDC members are warmly invited to attend the lecture presented by Dr Ian Holme. Plasma technologies have been used for many years but their application in the textile industry has, so far been limited. Plasma offers a dry, safe alternative technology for cleaning, etching, activation and functionalization of textile fibre surfaces. A buffet will be […]

Start: 12 January 2016 5:45pm

Location: The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ

Booking Information: John Lambert 01274 688666

Colour vision tests

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Vision tests are vital to understand how the eye perceives colour. The lecture will be delivered by Shahzad Ali. It is part of SDC Pakistan’s industry lecture series. This event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Start: 09 January 2016 3:00pm

End: 09 January 2016 3:30pm

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

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Colour fastness to crocking

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This lecture will cover the testing of colour fastness to crocking, the common reasons for poor colour fastness and the possible solutions. The lecture will be delivered by Shahzad Ali. It is part of SDC Pakistan’s industry lecture series. This event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Start: 26 December 2015 3:00pm

End: 26 December 2015 3:30pm

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

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Half Day Seminar on Thursday, 24th December, 2015 The theme of the event is ‘Water: No more a cheap resource!’ The seminar will cover challenges faced by the dye houses in optimising the use of water for colouration of textiles. It will also look at the benefits of getting it right, dye house best practices, […]

Start: 24 December 2015 6:00pm

End: 24 December 2015 10:00pm

Location: Hotel Satkar Grand, WIFI Park, Opp Aplab Industries,

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

ITMACH Bhiwandi 2015

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The SDC will have a stall at the ITMACH 2015. Do visit our stall. ITMACH India in association with Textile Excellence – one of the reputed business media for Textile and Clothing industry is organizing ITMACH Bhiwandi 2015. The event has already proved its reach and reputation across the textile manufacturing hub in India following […]

Start: 17 December 2015 11:30am

End: 19 December 2015 7:00pm

Location: India Corporation Premises, Mankoli Naka, Bhiwandi - 421 302, Maharashtra, INDIA

Booking Information:

Liberty in Fashion – Bradford Textile Society Lecture

SDC members are welcome to attend this Bradford Textile Society meeting which will be held at the Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard, Bradford.  Guest speaker will be Celia Joicey, Head of the Fashion and Textile Museum, Bermondsey, London. Buffet at 5.45 pm followed by Celia’s talk at 6.30pm. Liberty in Fashion Why fashion and textile […]

Start: 08 December 2015 5:30pm

Location: The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ

Booking Information: Andrew Lambert 01274 688666

The Huddersfield Textile Society: Thermafleece – Nature’s Finest Insulation

The Huddersfield Textile Society warmly invites SDC Members to attend this event in the lecture hall of the Textiles Centre of Excellence. A buffet is available from 6.30pm and the lecture starts at 7.15pm. Christine Armstrong, Founder Director of Eden Renewable Innovations Ltd discusses the use of sheep’s wool for insulation in construction projects. “The […]

Start: 07 December 2015 6:30pm

End: 07 December 2015 9:00pm

Location: The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF

Booking Information: Honorary Secretary: A Smith, email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

Discharge printing techniques

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Discharge printing techniques of reactive dyes will be discussed in detail with the complete process route as well as guideline recipes. The lecture will be delivered by Shahzad Ali. It is part of SDC Pakistan’s industry lecture series. The event is free to attend and all are welcome.

Start: 05 December 2015 3:00pm

End: 05 December 2015 3:30pm

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

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

SDC Hong Kong: New Era Dyeing Technology and Application

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SDC HK’s Annual Seminar will be held at CITA starting at 2:00pm.  Hong Kong Society of Dyers and Colourists (HKSDC) and Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA) will organise a seminar on “New Era Dyeing Technology & Application” on 4th December 2015 (Friday) at Clothing Industry Training Authority. In recent years, dyeing and […]

Start: 04 December 2015 2:00pm

End: 04 December 2015 5:00pm

Location: CITA, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong

Booking Information: tccwk@polyu.edu.hk

Annual Quiz Night – SDC Midlands Region & OCCA Trent Valley Branch

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You are warmly invited to attend this annual quiz night organised by the East Midlands Colour and Coatings Group. Teams of four are invited to compete for prizes that will be awarded to the overall winning team and the runners-up. Open to all, if you don’t have a full team, we can place people together […]

Start: 27 November 2015 7:15pm

End: 27 November 2015 10:00pm

Location: The Marquis of Ormonde, Codnor Denby Lane, Codnor, DE5 9SP

Booking Information: Download the booking form and post to Mr S C Purohit, 2 Herald Grove, Chellaston, Derby DE73 5WE

Velvet Manufacturing in the North West of England – The Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture

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The SDC North of England Region warmly invite you to attend this annual event in memory of Mike Crabtree. Mike Bartle will give a presentation entitled ‘Velvet Manufacturing in the North West of England’, a subject very close to Mike Crabtree’s heart. Held in a new venue in the centre of Huddersfield, Brian Jackson House […]

Start: 25 November 2015 6:45pm

End: 25 November 2015 9:00pm

Location: Brian Jackson House, New North Parade, Huddersfield HD1 5JP

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

European REACH Congress 2015

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The 2015 REACH Congress offers a range of topics that are of relevance and concern to the chemical industry. As with the 2014 event, 2015 will have a series of presentations, a lively exhibition and plenty of networking opportunities. The Congress encourages shared learning amongst industry, service providers, authorities and policy makers, facilitates networking and […]

Start: 24 November 2015

End: 25 November 2015

Location: InterContinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany

Booking Information: enquiries@tsgeforum.com

SDC International Design Competition 2015: Grand Final

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The grand final of SDC’s International Design Competition 2015 takes place this year in London. We look forward to welcoming our finalists from around the world to a three-day itinerary culminating in the grand final event at the Fashion and Textile Museum on Monday 23rd November. The museum will be hosting a Liberty in Fashion […]

Start: 23 November 2015

Location: Fashion and Textile Museum, London

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

‘Fashion Revolution’ Film and Debate

An inspiring ‘Fashion Revolution’ film and debate on ‘The Role of Women and Girls in the Fashion Supply Chain’ will be held in Newton Lecture Theatre 2, Nottingham Trent University on Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 2.00pm. Panellists include: Chair: Dr Vanessa Brown NTU Orsola de Castro – Eco Fashion designer Peter Needle – Segura […]

Start: 18 November 2015 2:00pm

End: 18 November 2015 5:00pm

Location: Newton Lecture Theatre 2, Nottingham Trent University

Booking Information: register free https://futurehub.ntu.ac.uk/students/events/detail/184205/arts-and-speaker-tour-role-of-

Bradford Textile Society Lecture: John Smedley 1784 -2015 Lea Bridge, Matlock

SDC Members are warmly invited to attend the lecture by guest speaker, Jane Middleton-Smith, Archivist at John Smedley. The lecture will commence at 6.30 pm with refreshments available at 5.45 pm. Anyone wishing to attend please notify Secretary Andrew Lambert at john@bradfordtextilesociety.org.uk or Telephone on 01274 688666

Start: 17 November 2015 6:30pm

Location: The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ

Booking Information: John Lambert 01274 688666

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: http://www.itma.com/

How Did I Get Here? – SDC London Region

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You are warmly invited to attend this hugely popular annual free event ‘How Did I Get Here?’ which is being held in the RHS Centre Space at 6pm. An informative networking event for anyone interested in the textile industry with presentations from leading textile professionals. Chaired by Jane Duncan, speakers include: Karen Haller – Colour […]

Start: 11 November 2015 6:00pm

End: 11 November 2015 8:00pm

Location: London College of Fashion, RHS Centre Space, 20 John Prince's St, London W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: Please register your attendance: http://bit.ly/1G2pRdA

The Huddersfield Textile Society: Weave Design & Virtual Sampling Using Shima Seiki’s Apex 3 Design System

The Huddersfield Textile Society welcomes SDC Members to attend this event. Martin Bowler & Anna Kohler demonstrate the ease of use of the Apex 3 Design System to show the possible cost and time saving associated with the sample and development process. Lectures are held in the lecture hall of the Huddersfield Textile Centre of […]

Start: 09 November 2015 6:30pm

End: 09 November 2015 9:00pm

Location: The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF

Booking Information: Honorary Secretary: A Smith, email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

pH testing and controlling in textile processing

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The pH of textiles is very important, particularly of white fabrics.  This lecture will look at the effects of the pH of fabric and colour as well as pH testing and controlling. The lecture will be delivered by Shahzad Ali. It is part of SDC Pakistan’s industry lecture series. The event is free to attend […]

Start: 07 November 2015 3:00pm

End: 07 November 2015 3:30pm

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

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Bradford Textile Society Annual Dinner

A warm welcome is extended to SDC Members wishing to attend the annual Bradford Textile Society Dinner on Friday 6th November at the Midland Hotel Bradford.  Booking forms are available from the Secretary, Andrew Lambert john@bradfordtextilesociety.org.uk  or Bill Skidmore, Bradford Textile Society President at BSD@rotherhill.freeserve.co.uk .

Start: 06 November 2015

Location: The Midland Hotel, Forster Square ,Bradford BD1 4HU

Booking Information: Andrew Lambert 01274 688666

SCI Fire and Materials Group SeminaR: Bromine Flame Retardants – Life-savers or Eco-villains?

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SCI Fire and Materials Group Autumn Meeting: 4/5th November 2015: The next meeting will be at Strathclyde in conjunction with Dr John Liggat at the University of Strathclyde. The venue will be the Thistle Glasgow Hotel, Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN (Tel. 0871 376 9043). The proposed theme and programme is below: Wednesday 4th November […]

Start: 05 November 2015 8:30am

End: 05 November 2015 3:30pm

Location: The Glasgow City Hotel (formerly the Thistle Glasgow), 36 Cambridge St., Glasgow, G2 3HN

Booking Information: communications@soci.org

The application of some important dyes

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This SDC Pakistan lecture will be delivered by Hafiz Muhammad Tayyab.  It takes place on 5th November at the University of Management and Technology Lahore. It is free to attend and everyone is welcome.  

Start: 05 November 2015

Location: University of Management and Technology Lahore, Pakistan

Booking Information: hmtsdcpakistan@hotmail.com

Aspects of Rheology – Formulation & Application

OCCA West Riding Forum invites you to attend their half-day seminar “Aspects of Rheology – Formulation & Application” on 28th October 2015 from midday at PPG, (Formerly Sigma/Kalon), Bradford Road entrance, (WF17 9NS), Birstall, Batley, West Yorkshire. “Aspects of Rheology – Formulation & Application” The hyphen is quite important, if you only use a comma, […]

Start: 28 October 2015 12:00pm

End: 28 October 2015 6:00pm

Location: PPG, Bradford Road, Birstall, Batley WF17 9NS

Booking Information: Sandy Gunn: sandy.gunn@brimham.com

War of the Fibres – free workshop at the University of Leeds 24 October 2015

You are invited to War of the Fibres, a free workshop that examines local history contributions to the traditional story of the Industrial Revolution, organised by The Enterprise of Culture project in collaboration with Rethinking Textiles and Special Collections at the University of Leeds. The workshop includes talks on wool, flax and cotton, a small […]

Start: 24 October 2015 10:30am

End: 24 October 2015 2:00pm

Location: University of Leeds, Brotherton Room, Leeds LS2 9JT

Booking Information: enterpriseofculture@leeds.ac.uk

Plasma Technologies For Innovative Eco-friendly Textile Treatment – SDC Midlands Region & Nottingham Society of Technical Dyers Joint Meeting

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You are warmly invited to attend this joint lecture presented by Dr Ian Holme. Plasma technologies have been used for many years but their application in the textile industry has, so far, been limited. Plasma offers a dry, safe alternative technology for cleaning, etching, activation and functionalization of textile fibre surfaces. Such treatments can enhance textile […]

Start: 22 October 2015 7:30pm

End: 22 October 2015 11:00pm

Location: The Horse & Groom, 462 Radford Road, Basford, Nottingham NG7 7EA

Booking Information: Paul Morris, email: pjcm50@aol.com

SDC North of England Region – Photochromic and Thermochromic Applications

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You are warmly invited by the SDC North of England Region to attend the first lecture of the new season on photochromic and thermochromic applications. Kate Lloyd of Textiles Intelligence will talk about her research paper ‘‘Development of a robust method for the dynamic colour measurement of thermochromic textiles’. Robbie O’Brien from Vivimed Labs Europe […]

Start: 20 October 2015 6:30pm

End: 20 October 2015 9:00pm

Location: Room G32, School of Design, University of Leeds LS2 9JT

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

The Huddersfield Textile Society – White Rose Lecture: The Campaign for Wool – A new era of wool marketing

The Huddersfield Textile Society extends a warm welcome to SDC Members to attend this free event.  There is a buffet available from 6.30pm and the lecture starts at 7.15pm. Bridgette Kelly, Consultant Marketing Dirctor for The Campaign for Wool, discusses the importance of marketing to the industry. See the speakers tab for information about Bridgette. […]

Start: 12 October 2015 6:30pm

End: 12 October 2015 9:00pm

Location: The Textile Centre of Excellence, Red Doles Lane, off Leeds Road, Huddersfield HD2 1YF

Booking Information: Honorary Secretary: A Smith, email: adriansmith@huddersfieldtextilesociety.org.uk

SDC EC’s Colour Event 09/2015 Seminar on ‘Colouration & Fashion initiatives towards Sustainability’.

SDC EC’s Colour Event 09/2015 Seminar on ‘Colouration & Fashion initiatives towards Sustainability’A half day seminar is jointly organised by SDC EC and The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda.The Seminar features three distinguished speakers and will highlight Coloration of Cellulosic and Reactive dyes, fashion trough sustainable printing & dyeing and how colours affect sell.The Seminar […]

Start: 09 October 2015 1:00pm

End: 09 October 2015 3:00pm

Location: Department of Clothing and Textiles, Faculty of Family and Community Sciences, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda Vadodara-390002

Booking Information: Mrs Vaishali at sdc@sdc.org.in

Seminar and Award Ceremony

The Society of Dyers and Colourist Education Charity announces its  Colour Event 08/2015. A Seminar and Award Ceremony. This technical seminar will be followed by an announcement and felicitation of the winner of International Design Competition 2015 – Indian Heat. The event is jointly organised by Mumbai Chapter, SDC EC and Pearl Academy, Andheri. The […]

Start: 04 September 2015 5:00pm

End: 04 September 2015 7:15pm

Location: Pearl Academy , Mumbai

Booking Information: Mrs Vaishali at sdc@sdc.org.in or call 022 – 65346361/65

Indian Heat of SDC’s International Design Competition – 2015

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First launched in 2002, the SDC International Design Competition is our annual flagship competition, open to students in 13 countries. The competition attracts hundreds of entries worldwide, and previous winners have gone on to major success in the fashion and textile industry. The Society of Dyers and Colourists EC encourage the creative and inspired use […]

Start: 16 August 2015

End: 16 August 2015 6:00pm

Location: The Society of Dyers and Colourists, EC 208, Narmada Building, Laxmi Industrial Premises, Vartak Nagar, Pokharan Road No.1, Thane-w Thane-400606, Maharashtra, India.

Booking Information: Vaishali Deokar; sdc@sdc.org.in; 022 65346365

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