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TCF Presentations 2014

Thursday 19th June 2014 the TCF Green Conference was held in Melbourne. The following presentations have been made available for access by attendees.


Tools for greener product innovation  in the technical textile industry
Terry Swack, founder and CEO, Sustainable Minds

The power of designing greener products
Dr John Cumming, Managing Director, Infotech Research

Sourcing efficient, sustainable global supply chains
Paula Rogers, C Text FTI, Partner at the Apparel & Textile Industries (ATI) Group

Geotextile outdoor weathering performance and durability under Australian conditions
Daniel T Gibbs, R&D Laboratory Manager, Geosynthetic Centre of Excellence

New opportunities in renewable polymer and functional materials
Dr Michael O’Shea, Senior Principal Research Scientist and Research Team Leader for Polymers and Material Processing at CSIRO

To infinity and beyond. Can retail nonwovens keep growing?
Daniel Grimsey, Senior Research Analyst, Euromonitor International

Recycling carbon fibre waste
Mr Tristan Tiedt, Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) der RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany

Fashion – it is time to consider an alternate system
Associate Professor Karen Webster,  Deputy Head of Fashion and Textiles RMIT University