The 5th International Digital Textile Congress 2018, organised by UNITEX, will take place from 27-28 September 2018 in Ghent, Belgium. “The event will feature all you have to know about the state-of-the-art, developments, innovations, applications and future prospects concerning digital technologies for the textile and garment industries,” organisers report.
The main theme of the congress is Digital Plugin for the Textile Factory of the Future. Participation to the Congress offers visitors the opportunity to keep abreast of the latest developments in  digital product and process technologies and to meet experts from these fields of research and from suppliers.
The congress focuses on following core topic areas:

  • Digital printing/finishing, fabrication principles and processes
  • Developments in digital inks hardware, software
  • Functional inks (electronic, OLED, hydrophobic...)
  • Lab2Fab
  • 3D printing
  • Digital workflows – applications
  • Designing, fashion
  • New business models, e-commerce ...

During the congress, a lot of exhibitors will demonstrate their new developments, products and applications. Previous edition was attended by more than 274 participants, coming from 19 different countries.