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Keynotes speakers 

Keynote speakers for ITMC 2022 will be announced shortly.  Here is an overview of the 2019 keynote speakers.
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Prof, Rachid Yazami

Founding Director, KVI Group, Singapore

Rachid Yazami is a Moroccan scientist best known for his research on lithium ion batteries and on fluoride ion batteries. He is the inventor of the graphite anode (negative pole) of lithium ion batteries.

Kris Van Peteghem

Kris Van Peteghem Apparel Textile and Spinning Advisor Fedustria Gent, Belgium

Started his professional career in 1987 at the Belgian Knitwear Federation as economic advisor.  In 1996, he continued to work as economic advisor at Febeltex, the Association of the Belgian Textile Industries.  Since 2007, he has been economic advisor at Fedustria, the Belgian Federation of the Textile, Wood and Furniture Industries

Prof. Bijoya Kumar Behera

Professor and head of department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi INDIA

Dr B. K. Behera is working as professor in the Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. His area of specialization includes Fabric manufacturing, 3D weaving and Braiding, Apparel Engineering and Quality control, Project Management, Textile Structural Composites and Concretes and Mechanics of Textile Structure.

Prof.,Dr. Eng. Toshihiro Hirai

Professor at Faculty of Textile Science and Technology Shinshu University JAPAN

Dr. Toshihiro Hirai is the Professor Emeritus, and Research Mission Professor of Shinshu University, and had been the dean of the Faculty of Textile Science and Technology for 5 years since 2006. He is now President of the Society of Fiber Science and Technology, Japan. He was awarded Dr. of Engineering in Applied Chemistry in 1976 from Osaka Prefectural University.

Hicham Bouzekri

Director of R&D and Industrial Integration MASEN, Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy MOROCCO

Hicham Bouzekri is a Senior Expert with 22+ years of international experience in High-Tech, Innovation & Renewable Energy industries with a passion for bridging the research-industry gap

Emmanuel COX

Digital transformation officer SNCF, French National Railway Company FRANCE

Emmanuel COX is an experienced Program Director with a demonstrated history of working in the transportation and railroad industry.

Éric Perlinger

President World leader in manufacturing high-performance technical yarns FilSpec™ CANADA

Eric Perlinger has been President of FilSpec™ since November 2015. He brought along more than 20 years of diverse manufacturing experience and a commitment to excellence

Savvas G. Vassiliadis

Piraeus University of Applied Sciences

Professor Savvas Vassiliadis holds a Diploma Degree in Textiles, BSc in Electronics, MSc in Electrical and Computer Engineering and a PhD in Computational Modeling.