61st Dornbirn-GFC Congress to take place in Austria from September 14

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The 61st anniversary of the Dornbirn-GFC Congress will take place live in Dornbirn, Austria, from September 14-16, 2022. Due to its success in 2019, the 2nd Dornbirn GFC Startup Days will also take place along with the congress. Price Waterhouse Coopers (PwC) will be the lead organiser of the event, supported by Vagabond, RWTH Aaachen and WTiN.

As many as 30 startups from all over the world will be in Dornbirn to pitch their innovations, gain knowledge and enjoy networking with industry and research, Dornbirn-GFC said in a press release.

On the opening day, the event will host top level keynote speakers from fibre industry, the packaging industry, the equipment and machinery industry and Oxford University. The speakers will focus on key topics including innovation, sustainability and circular economy and the final panel discussion will show the way forward and how current and future challenges will be managed. Panel discussions and breakout sessions will provide a deep dive on certain selective topics and provide opportunities for networking and information exchange.

The 61st anniversary of the Dornbirn-GFC Congress will take place live in Dornbirn, Austria, from September 14-16, 2022. Due to its success in 2019, the 2nd Dornbirn GFC Startup Days will also take place during the same time of the congress. Price Waterhouse Coopers will be the lead organiser of the event, supported by Vagabond, RWTH Aaachen and WTiN.

Over 100 expert lectures from industry, universities and research institutes will take place in parallel in 3 lecture halls. Additionally, about 20 regular exhibitors and 30 startups will be using their booth as contact point and advertising space.

The topics of discussion at the event will be fibre innovations, sustainability; circular economy and machinery; apparel and sportswear; smart and functional surfaces; nonwovens; and sustainable packaging.

The Dornbirn-GFC Congress will foster the global exchange of ideas and innovations in the fibre industry and along the value chain of textiles and nonwovens and well into the packaging industry.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk (RR)





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