Events Calendar

June
15 SDC North of England Region Annual Golf Match 1:00pm Bradley Park Golf Club. Huddersfield HD2 1PZ
24 SDC International Design Competition 2016 – Ireland Heat 10:30am NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8
September
14 SDC North of England Region – Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture 6:30pm SDC, Perkin House, Bradford BD1 2LU
October
19 Ivan Levinstein Lecture: Flame retardant on all types of substrates 4:00pm University of Bolton, Deane Road BL3 5AB
November
23 SDC International Design Competition: Grand Final 2016 3:00pm Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China
May
20 Day of Celebration 2016 10:00am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York, YO1 9XD
April
28 SDC London Region AGM & Ismar Glasman Memorial Lecture 6:00pm Marks & Spencer, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW
21 The Huddersfield Textile Society Annual Dinner 2016 7:15pm Cedar Court Hotel, Lindley Moor Road, Ainley Top, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3RH
19 Bradford Textile Society Lecture: Ilkeston 1831 – 2015 6:30pm The Bradford Club, Piece Hall Yard , BD1 1PJ
14 SDC International Design Competition 2016- West of England & South Wales Heat 12:00pm Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth PL4 8AT
March
24 A Colourful Past – Exhibition at Leeds Industrial Museum 1:00am Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Canal Rd, Leeds LS12 2QF
22 Merino Functional Properties Seminar 2:15pm CITA, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong
22 Water Forum 2016 8:30am Yasumoto International Academic Park, Hong Kong
18 SDC International Design Competition 2016 -Scotland Heat 1:00pm Edinburgh College of Art, Evolution House , Edinburgh,EH1 2LE
14 The Three Cs: Colour, Coatings and Corrosion Seminar- OCCA Seminar 12:00pm Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road Manchester M3 4FP
10 The 9th International Symposium of Intimate Apparel 9:30am Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong
04 Half Day Seminar ‘Clean and Green Garment Processing’ 5:30pm Peninsula Grand Hotel, Sakinaka Junction, Mumbai
03 The Future of Colour and Application 5:30pm Leeds College of Art Blenheim Walk, LS2 9AQ
02 SDC International Design Competition 2016 – Midlands Region Heat and AGM 2:00pm Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building
February
19 Scottish Colour and Coatings Group Burns Supper and Networking Event 5:30pm Erskine Bridge Hotel, Erskine, Glasgow PA8 6AN
18 SDC International Design Competition 2016 – London Region Heat 1:00pm Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
17 NEDITC 2016: 2nd NED International Textile Conference 9:00am NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan
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
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

Events Calendar Detailed View

SDC North of England Region Annual Golf Match

The tee is reserved from 1 – 2pm and the fee is £47 per head, to include Green Fee, sweep prizes and a 3-course meal. Members wishing to attend the dinner only will be welcome at a cost of £20 per head. Coaching is available 11-12am on request. Maximum handicap 24. Beginners welcome. If you […]

Start: 15 June 2016 1:00pm

End: 15 June 2016 10:00pm

Location: Bradley Park Golf Club. Huddersfield HD2 1PZ

Booking Information: Richard Booker: richardbooker@dyes.co.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, featuring  guest speakers: Janet Best – Natific UK Colour Management and Training Judith Neilly – Group Design/Product Development Manager, Thomas […]

Start: 24 June 2016 10:30am

End: 24 June 2016 4:00pm

Location: NCAD, 100 Thomas Street, Dublin 8

Booking Information: paulsantokhi@hotmail.com

SDC North of England Region – Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture

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You are warmly invited to attend the first presentation of the SDC North of England Region’s 2016/2017 programme on Wednesday 14 September from 6.30pm at SDC headquarters in Perkin House, Bradford. Mike Crabtree was a dedicated member of the Region and this annual lecture is held in his memory. Dr Mike Bartle, a Past-president of […]

Start: 14 September 2016 6:30pm

End: 14 September 2016 8:30pm

Location: SDC, Perkin House, Bradford BD1 2LU

Booking Information: members@sdc.org.uk

Ivan Levinstein Lecture: Flame retardant on all types of substrates

The Society of Chemical Industries (SCI) Ivan Levinstein Memorial Lecture was established in 1946 and was endowed by Dr Herbert Levinstein to commemorate the life and achievements of his father, who was a pioneer in the dyestuffs industry. The SCI Liverpool and North West Regional Group are hosting this lecture on Flame retardant on all […]

Start: 19 October 2016 4:00pm

End: 19 October 2016 6:30pm

Location: University of Bolton, Deane Road BL3 5AB

Booking Information: Marie Connor: marie.connor@innospecinc.com

SDC International Design Competition: Grand Final 2016

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The grand final of the SDC International Design Competition 2016 will be hosted by Shanghai University of Engineering Science (SUES). The competition finalists from around the world will come together for the event which includes the judging, seminar and announcement of the global winner of this coveted international award. Details of the 2016 competition and […]

Start: 23 November 2016 3:00pm

Location: Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

Day of Celebration 2016

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SDC’s annual Day of Celebration takes place on Friday 20th May 2016. Update: we have now confirmed final numbers for this event, so if you would like to attend, please email marketing@sdc.org.uk to enquire about availability. Please note that as final numbers have been confirmed, we regret that we are unable to give refunds for […]

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

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

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 entitled ‘Reflections’. Please note that for security purposes you must register your attendance by email to the Honorary Secretary Susan […]

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

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

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

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 and alongside the judging there will be a chance for entrants to view the exciting Timorous Beasties Bedsit Exhibition. Fashion / Textile design undergraduates […]

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

A Colourful Past – Exhibition at Leeds Industrial Museum

This exhibition runs from 22 March – 31 July and uncovers the colourful story of over two centuries of dyeing expertise in Leeds and reveals a new project to recreate natural dyes. The city has been home to some of the largest mills in the world, where dyers, dyemakers and chemists turned woollen goods into […]

Start: 24 March 2016 1:00am

End: 31 July 2016 7:00pm

Location: Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills, Canal Rd, Leeds LS12 2QF

Booking Information:

Merino Functional Properties Seminar

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This seminar is supported by SDC Hong Kong. It will be delivered by the Woolmark Company and industrial technical experts and will share the innovative function properties of Merino Wool, and provide a clear understanding of the unique qualities of Merino Wool fibre. The event takes place at CITA and is free to attend. For […]

Start: 22 March 2016 2:15pm

End: 22 March 2016 5:00pm

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

Booking Information: kingsley.xu@cita.org.hk or kermit.ng@cita.org.hk

Water Forum 2016

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This event is supported by SDC Hong Kong and organised by Friends of the Earth (HK). The focus is ‘Water Security: from Dongjiang to Sponge City’ It is free to attend and includes a full day of speakers including: Prof. Zhanfeng Dong, Chinese Academy for Environmental Planning (CAEP), Ministry of Environmental Protection Ir Prof. Daniel […]

Start: 22 March 2016 8:30am

End: 22 March 2016 5:30pm

Location: Yasumoto International Academic Park, Hong Kong

Booking Information: china@foe.org.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

The Three Cs: Colour, Coatings and Corrosion Seminar- OCCA Seminar

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SDC Past President, Adrian Abel will address the Manchester Section of the Oil & Colour Chemists Association at their 16th annual half day seminar on Monday 14th March, along with an international speaker line up focusing on innovative new products. The event will be held at the  Museum of Science & Industry, (MOSI) in the […]

Start: 14 March 2016 12:00pm

End: 14 March 2016 5:00pm

Location: Museum of Science and Industry, Liverpool Road Manchester M3 4FP

Booking Information: events@occa.org.uk

The 9th International Symposium of Intimate Apparel

Half Day Seminar

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 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

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

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

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

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 – 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

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

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

International Design Competition 2016 (India heats) Theme: ‘Making it Personal’

Inviting entries for SDC’s International Design Competition – 2016.Theme: Making it Personal The last date of submission design boards is 13th August 2016 and announcement of the winner will be in the first week of September 2016. Group Entries for this competition is strictly not allowed. RSVP: Mrs. Vaishali Deokar, Tel:  +91 22 6534 6365 […]

Start: 13 February 2016

End: 13 August 2016

Location: mumbai

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

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

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