Events Calendar

September
04 Seminar and Award Ceremony 5:00pm Pearl Academy , Mumbai
October
20 SDC North of England Region – Photochromic and Thermochromic Applications 6:00pm School of Design, University of Leeds LS2 9JT
28 Aspects of Rheology – Formulation & Application 12:00pm PPG, Bradford Road, Birstall, Batley WF17 9NS
November
12 ITMA 2015 12:00am Strada Statale del Sempione, 28 20017 Rho Milan, Italy
23 SDC International Design Competition 2015: Grand Final 12:00am Fashion and Textile Museum, London
24 European REACH Congress 2015 12:00am InterContinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany
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
December
17 ITMACH Bhiwandi 2015 11:30am India Corporation Premises, Mankoli Naka, Bhiwandi - 421 302, Maharashtra, INDIA
March
May
20 Day of Celebration 2016 10:00am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, YO1 9XD
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.
July
24 SDC EC( India) AGM-2015 4:30pm The Textile Committee,Off Veer Savarkar Marg, Prabhadevi Chowk, P Balu Road, Prabhadevi, Mumbai 400025, India
June
May
13 Buy less, choose well 10:00am Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU
April
24 Beyond trends in sustainability 9:00am London College of Fashion, Room G05, 272 High Holborn, WC1V 7EY
22 Infinite and Various – Bradford College Textile Archive Conference 9:00am The Michele Sutton Lecture Theatre, The David Hockney Building, Bradford College, BD7 1AY
17 Day of Celebration 2015 10:00am Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD
March
26 SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture 6:00pm Marks and Spencer, Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW
26 West of England and South Wales Regional Judging Heat 1:00pm Winchester School of Art
23 Scotland Regional Heat of the International Design Competition 2015 1:00pm Glasgow Clyde College, Cardonald Campus
17 SDC London Region heat of the International Design Competition 2015 2:30pm Fashion & Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street London SE1 3XF
03 SDC Pakistan – Principles of Colour Measurement 12:00am School of Textile Design, University of Management, Lahore, Pakistan
02 OCCA Manchester Section Spring Half Day Seminar – A World of Colour 12:00pm Salford Innovation Forum, Salford University
February
25 Recent advances in colour science – SDC North of England Region 5:30pm University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT
20 SDC EC’s 11th International Conference 8:30am The Lalit Mumbai, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059, India
10 Life often hangs by a thread 5:45pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard, Bradford BD1 1PJ
03 World of Colour – SDC London Region 1:30pm LCF, John Princes Street, W1G 0BJ

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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

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 6:00pm

End: 20 October 2015 9:00pm

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

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

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

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/

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

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

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

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:

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

Day of Celebration 2016

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SDC’s annual Day of Celebration will take place on Friday 20th May 2016.  Booking will open later this year. The day includes the AGM, awards ceremony, keynote speakers, President’s reception and celebration black-tie dinner. Following the success of the last two years, we are returning to the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall in the beautiful city of […]

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

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

SDC EC( India) AGM-2015

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 Friday, 24th July 2015 from 16:30 to 18:00 hours, in order to transact the business stated below, which is in accordance with the By-laws […]

Start: 24 July 2015 4:30pm

End: 24 July 2015 6:00pm

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

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

SDC EC’s Colour Event 07/2015 – Lectures in memory of Prof Ian Durham Rattee and Mr. Ashok K. Kaka.

SDC EC’s Colour Event 07/2015. The Lectures dedicated in memory of Prof Ian Durham Rattee and Mr. Ashok K. Kaka. Brief about Prof Ian Durham Rattee and Mr. Ashok K. Kaka is attached. This edition covers two Lectures as follows:  Lecture on ‘Development in specialty dyes for cellulosic and silk’ will be delivered by Mr. […]

Start: 20 July 2015 9:00am

End: 24 July 2015 2:30am

Location: The Textiles Committee

Booking Information:

Ireland Heat of the International Design Competition 2015

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Friday 19th June 2015 @ The Harry Clarke Room, NCAD Dublin. Entries are invited for the Ireland Regional judging Heat of our 2015 competition themed ‘Buy Less, Choose well’.  Students are invited to bring their design boards along and present their work to the judging panel of industry professionals including: • Berni Raeside – Textile […]

Start: 19 June 2015 11:00am

End: 19 June 2015 4:30pm

Location: NCAD Dublin, Ireland

Booking Information: contact Angela Ackroyd 01274 761781

Buy less, choose well

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  ‘Buy less, choose well.  Make it last.  Quality not quantity’.  (Vivienne Westwood). SDC in partnership with Nottingham Trent University. Incorporating the UK final of SDC’s prestigious International Design Competition 2015. Fast changing trends and consumer pressure for cheap prices can result in poor design and production quality.  Environmental concerns continue to grow.  However quality […]

Start: 13 May 2015 10:00am

End: 13 May 2015 5:00pm

Location: Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University, Burton Street, Nottingham NG1 4BU

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

Beyond trends in sustainability

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SDC London Region and the London & South East Section of the TI warmly invite you to attend their joint seminar at LCF on Friday 24th April 2015. Registration is from 9am with the half-day seminar starting at 9.30am. See the Documents tab for a poster to download and display at your workplace or forward […]

Start: 24 April 2015 9:00am

End: 24 April 2015 1:00pm

Location: London College of Fashion, Room G05, 272 High Holborn, WC1V 7EY

Booking Information: To book your place: https://beyond-trends-in-sustainability.eventbrite.co.uk

Infinite and Various – Bradford College Textile Archive Conference

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For thousands of years, the hand of man had directly fashioned the materials of his apparel, but now by a wonderful combination of automatic machines, which obey, like willing slaves, the will of the master mind, a power of production so infinite and various, so prodigious in its operations and results, as to surpass the […]

Start: 22 April 2015 9:00am

End: 22 April 2015 6:00pm

Location: The Michele Sutton Lecture Theatre, The David Hockney Building, Bradford College, BD7 1AY

Booking Information: http://bit.ly/1vJHw4B

Day of Celebration 2015

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SDC’s annual Day of Celebration takes place on Friday 17 April 2015, and booking is now open! Please scroll down for the online booking form. The day includes the AGM, awards ceremony, keynote speakers, President’s reception and celebration black-tie dinner. Following the success of the 2014 event, and in response to the feedback we received […]

Start: 17 April 2015 10:00am

End: 17 April 2015 11:00pm

Location: Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9XD

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture

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The London Region’s 13th AGM will be held at 6pm prompt. Refreshments will be available after the AGM and this year the presentation for the Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture will be given by Susan Kay-Williams, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal School of Needlework.  Susan’s talk is entitled, ‘Imperial purple to denim blue: the colourful […]

Start: 26 March 2015 6:00pm

End: 26 March 2015 8:00pm

Location: Marks and Spencer, Waterside House, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW

Booking Information: Email: suewilliams@indcol.com

West of England and South Wales Regional Judging Heat

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The West of England & South Wales Regional judging heat of our 2015 International Design Competition will be held on Thursday 26th March at  Winchester School of Art from 1.00pm- 5.00pm. Design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel of industry professionals including: Alice […]

Start: 26 March 2015 1:00pm

End: 26 March 2015 5:00pm

Location: Winchester School of Art

Booking Information: contact Angela Ackroyd 01274 761781

Scotland Regional Heat of the International Design Competition 2015

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  The Scotland regional judging heat of the 2015 International Design Competition will be held at Glasgow Clyde College on Monday 23rd March 2015 from 1pm – 5.00pm.  The programme will include: judging of the entries from fashion and textile design undergraduates from across Scotland guest speakers announcement of the winners Our judging panel of […]

Start: 23 March 2015 1:00pm

End: 23 March 2015 5:00pm

Location: Glasgow Clyde College, Cardonald Campus

Booking Information: contact Angela Ackroyd 01274 761781

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 at 7pm and then a presentation ‘A Dyer From Sidal’ by Stuart Wilkinson of Keystone Europe Ltd. Programme will include: the […]

Start: 18 March 2015 2:30pm

End: 18 March 2015 9:00pm

Location: Perkin House BD1 2PW

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC London Region heat of the International Design Competition 2015

The London Region judging heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2015 will be held on Tuesday 17th March at the Fashion & Textile Museum from 2.30pm. Design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel of industry professionals.  The announcement of the winner will […]

Start: 17 March 2015 2:30pm

End: 17 March 2015 6:00pm

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

Booking Information: Contact: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

Midlands Regional Heat of the International Design Competition 2015 and AGM

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The Midlands Regional heat of the 2015 International Design Competition will be held on Wednesday 4th March at Nottingham Trent University, Newton Lecture Theatre 3 & 6 from 2.00 pm to 9.00pm . The programme will include:  judging of the entries from fashion and textile design undergraduates from across the region  AGM buffet guest speakers […]

Start: 04 March 2015 2:00pm

End: 04 March 2015 9:00pm

Location: Nottingham Trent University, NG1 4BU

Booking Information: Pam Morris

SDC Pakistan – Principles of Colour Measurement

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This is the second of a two part event, organised by SDC Pakistan.  Areas being covered by the speaker Hafiz Muhammad Tayyab include: The perception of colour White light and its components Primary colours with additive mixing and subtractive mixing Different types of illuminants The event is free to attend, and you are welcome to […]

Start: 03 March 2015

Location: School of Textile Design, University of Management, Lahore, Pakistan

Booking Information: hmtayyab@hotmail.com

OCCA Manchester Section Spring Half Day Seminar – A World of Colour

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The Manchester Section of the Oil & Colour Chemists Association will hold their 15th Annual half day seminar on Monday 2nd March 2015 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 a buffet lunch at 12.00, kindly […]

Start: 02 March 2015 12:00pm

End: 02 March 2015 5:00pm

Location: Salford Innovation Forum, Salford University

Booking Information: www.manchesterocca.co.uk

Recent advances in colour science – SDC North of England Region

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The SDC North of England Region invite you to attend their first lecture of 2015, ‘Recent advances in colour science’ which is being held in Lecture Theatre A, School of Chemistry, University of Leeds. Attendance is free but registration is essential; please notify John Wyles, email: noehonsec@sdc.org.uk Presentations will be made by two speakers from […]

Start: 25 February 2015 5:30pm

End: 25 February 2015 8:30pm

Location: University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT

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

Colour Index, Environmental Solutions and Challenges Faced by Colourant Industry

It is a great pleasure to invite you for the joint seminar, organised by Society of Dyers and Colourists (SDC) and Vapi Industries Association,  (VIA, Vapi) as under. A high level delegation from SDC, UK comprising Dr Graham M Clayton- CEO SDC; Mr Richard Willey Straughan- President SDC; Mrs Elizabeth Jane Straughan- Hon Trustee SDC […]

Start: 23 February 2015 5:30pm

End: 23 February 2015 7:30pm

Location: Centre of Excellence , Vapi , Gujrat.

Booking Information: RSVP: Mrs Vaishali Deokar, Email: sdc@sdc.org.in, T +91 (0) 22 6534 6365 Mr Yogesh Gaikwad, Email: yogeshg@sdc.org.uk, Mobile: +919223450584 Mr Hasmukh Shah, Mobile: +91 94271 89738 e-mail: textiles.vapi@gmail.com

SDC EC’s 11th International Conference

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Conference Theme : Innovations for Sustainable Textile Production …. Connecting the Dots ! There have been many conferences, both in India as well as globally, which speak about the latest technical and ecological trends in dyestuffs and chemicals for better textile processing. However, as elucidated in the above background note, the processing machinery and the […]

Start: 20 February 2015 8:30am

End: 20 February 2015 6:00pm

Location: The Lalit Mumbai, Sahar Airport Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400059, India

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

Life often hangs by a thread

Prof. Subhash Anand, Professor of Technical Textiles at the University of Bolton gives this presentation on behalf of The Bradford Textile Society. The presentation starts at 6.30pm but there will be refreshments available from 5.45pm.  If you would like to partake of the refreshments, please contact John Lambert on: 01274 688666

Start: 10 February 2015 5:45pm

End: 10 February 2015 9:00pm

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

Booking Information: John Lambert: 01274 688666

World of Colour – SDC London Region

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Join us for this popular annual event and take advantage of the brilliant networking opportunities. Get to know your local contacts in the textile coloration industry.  It’s free to attend, all you have to do is register your attendance by email to Sue Williams: suewilliams@indcol.com Speakers include: Chairman, Paul McNicoll, Dean, London College of Fashion […]

Start: 03 February 2015 1:30pm

End: 03 February 2015 5:00pm

Location: LCF, John Princes Street, W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: Email: suewilliams@indcol.com

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