Events Calendar

March
24 SDC International Design Competition 2017 West of England and South Wales Region Heat 12:00pm South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Stratford Rd GL5 4AH
29 SDC International Design Competition 2017 – London Region Heat 1:00pm The Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF
April
27 SDC London Region AGM & networking evening 6:00pm M&S, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW
30 Manchester Antique Textile Fair 10:00am Manchester Antique Textile Fair, Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE
May
19 Day of Celebration 2017 10:30am Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York
March
15 SDC International Design Competition 2017 – Scotland Region Heat 12:30pm Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, G3 6RQ
08 SDC Midlands Region AGM & International Design Competition judging heat 2017 2:00pm Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building
08 International Summit on Textile Coloration 2017 8:00am BMICH Colombo, Sri Lanka
February
28 SDC EC Colour Event 07-2017 2:00pm B D Somani , Institute of Art and Fashion
22 SDC London Region – World of Colour 1:00pm London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London (UAL), John Prince's Street, John Prince's Street, London
January
December
17 Cutting edge Technologies in Garment processing- Lemon Tree premier, Gurgaon 5:00pm Leisure Valley Road, Sector 29, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002, India
15 Understanding sustainability in Fashion 2:00pm Dehmi Kalan, GVK Toll Plaza, Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303007, India
09 Manage your Production Capacity in an Intelligent Way 2:30pm CITA, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
04 WTiN Textile Finishing Conference 9:00am NSE Complex, Goregaon, Mumbai 400063,India
03 India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions – 2016 12:00am Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon, Mumbai,India
02 Stepping into the Automatic Production Era 2:00pm CITA, 63 Tai Yip Street, Kowloon Bay, Kowloon, Hong Kong
November
30 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Reducing the Shading in Continuous Dyeing’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
25 Half Day Seminar – Surat  on  ‘Novel Techniques in Colouration’ 5:00pm Hotel Lords Plaza, Delhi Gate, Ring Road,Surat-395003,Gujarat
23 SDC International Design Competition: Grand Final 2016 3:00pm Shanghai University of Engineering Science, China
16 How Did I Get Here? SDC London Region 6:00pm London College of Fashion, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ
12 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Selection of Dyes for Continuous Dyeing’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
08 The European REACH Congress 8:00am InterContinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany
October
29 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Dimensional Stability Testing Methods’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan
27 Tomorrow’s Textiles 7:00pm The Horse & Groom, 462 Radford Road, Basford, Nottingham NG7 7EA
19 Ivan Levinstein Lecture: Flame retardant on all types of substrates 4:00pm University of Bolton, Deane Road BL3 5AB
18 Felicitation Ceremony and Lectures on Fashion 2:00pm Sector 7,Dhaka-1230 , Bangladesh
14 SDC EC’s Colour Event 11/2016 Lecture series 2:00pm INIFD VASHI, Haware Fantasia Business Park, F-182/183/184, 1st Floor, Opp Vashi Railway Station, Vashi
06 ‘Colour, Light and Wellbeing’ 6:30pm University of Leeds Clothworkers Central G32
01 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Colour Fastness to Light,Testing and Improving’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan
September
30 ‘full STEAM ahead’ – European Researchers’ Night 4:00pm University of Huddersfield, Queensgate,HD1 3DH
22 New Scientist Live 10:00am ExCel, London, UK
14 SDC North of England Region – Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture 6:30pm SDC, Perkin House, Bradford BD1 2LU
10 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Fabric Strength Testing by American and European Test Methods’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan
03 SDC Pakistan Industrial Event ‘Saving the Fabric Strength in Processing’ 3:00pm Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan

Events Calendar Detailed View

SDC International Design Competition 2017 West of England and South Wales Region Heat

Entries are invited from fashion/textile undergraduates across the the West of England and South Wales for the regional judging heat of the 2017 International Design Competition.  The heat will be kindly hosted by South Gloucestershire and Stroud College at their Stroud Campus on Friday 24th March. Selected students from entering institutions will present their design […]

Start: 24 March 2017 12:00pm

End: 24 March 2017 5:00pm

Location: South Gloucestershire and Stroud College, Stratford Rd GL5 4AH

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC International Design Competition 2017 – London Region Heat

  The London Region heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2017 will be held on Wednesday 29th March in the Fashion Studio, The Fashion & Textile Museum, London from 1.00 pm. Fashion/Textile design undergraduates from across the region are invited to bring their design boards to present to the judging panel of industry professionals […]

Start: 29 March 2017 1:00pm

End: 29 March 2017 5:00pm

Location: The Fashion and Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3XF

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC London Region AGM & networking evening

You are warmly invited to attend the SDC London Region’s 15th Annual General Meeting at M&S HQ for 6pm prompt. This will be followed by a networking evening with the opportunity to meet new contacts from the textile coloration world. Please note that for security purposes you must register your attendance by email to the […]

Start: 27 April 2017 6:00pm

End: 27 April 2017 8:00pm

Location: M&S, 35 North Wharf Road, London W2 1NW

Booking Information: Sue Williams: suewilliams@indcol.com

Manchester Antique Textile Fair

A firm favourite for dealers and discerning collectors, the Textile Society’s Manchester Antique Textile Fair takes place on Sunday 30th April. This year’s show is set to be special because it is their 25th Antique Textile Fair in Manchester and they will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lucienne Day. Renowned textile designer Lucienne Day […]

Start: 30 April 2017 10:00am

End: 30 April 2017 4:30pm

Location: Manchester Antique Textile Fair, Armitage Centre, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HE

Booking Information: atf@textilesociety.org.uk

Day of Celebration 2017

Booking is open for the Day of Celebration 2017 which will take place on Friday 19th May at the Merchant Adventurers’ Hall in York. Please book your place online. The day will include the AGM, Awards Ceremony, President’s Reception and Celebration Dinner. The programme includes: Daytime programme 10.30 Registration opens 11.00 Annual General Meeting 13.00 […]

Start: 19 May 2017 10:30am

End: 19 May 2017 11:00pm

Location: Merchant Adventurers' Hall, York

Booking Information: marketing@sdc.org.uk

SDC International Design Competition 2017 – Scotland Region Heat

The Scotland Region heat of the SDC International Design Competition 2017 will be held at the The Glasgow School of Art Reid Building on Wednesday 15th March 2017. Entries are invited from fashion and textile undergraduates across Scotland; entrants will have the opportunity to present their design boards to a judging panel of fashion and […]

Start: 15 March 2017 12:30pm

End: 15 March 2017 5:00pm

Location: Glasgow School of Art, 167 Renfrew Street, G3 6RQ

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC North of England Region AGM & International Design Competition Heat 2017

Colleges and universities from across the North of England are invited to submit entries for the regional judging heat of our annual competition which will be held on Tuesday 14th March at Perkin House, Bradford. The afternoon will begin at 12.30pm with a light lunch followed by a student workshop and the judging. Entries will […]

Start: 14 March 2017 12:30pm

End: 14 March 2017 8:00pm

Location: Perkin House, Bradford BD1 2LU

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

SDC Midlands Region AGM & International Design Competition judging heat 2017

The Midlands Region judging heat of the 2017 competiton themed ‘Design for a Circular Economy’ will be held at Nottingham Trent University on 8th March from 2.00pm.  The event, featuring guest speakers, presentations, the judging, free buffet and AGM is not to be missed! Entries will be judged by a panel of textile industry professionals […]

Start: 08 March 2017 2:00pm

Location: Nottingham Trent University, Newton Building

Booking Information: angelaa@sdc.org.uk

International Summit on Textile Coloration 2017

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          It took a small boy in Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale to point out that the Emperor was wearing no clothes. The International Summit on Textile Coloration 2017, will play the role of Andersen’s small boy and tackle some of the difficult questions around technical innovations and environmental sustainability with the textile coloration industry.  […]

Start: 08 March 2017 8:00am

End: 08 March 2017 9:00pm

Location: BMICH Colombo, Sri Lanka

Booking Information: Contact: Yogesh Gaikwad Email: conf@sdc.org.uk

SDC EC Colour Event 07-2017

22nd February 2017 Greetings from SDC EC! We take immense pleasure to invite you at a seminar “ IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABLE FASHION”, an Colour event organized by Society of Dyers and Colourist EC and B. D. Somani Institute of Art and Fashion Technology. The Seminar is planned on 28th February 2017 from 2.00 pm to […]

Start: 28 February 2017 2:00pm

End: 28 February 2017 5:00pm

Location: B D Somani , Institute of Art and Fashion

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

SDC London Region – World of Colour

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 – Richard Ashworth, Colour Experience Manager Colour Psychology – Angela Wright, Colour Psychologist Colour Communication – Raf Mulla, Colour Solutions Architect, X Rite/Pantone Concept to Production – Kathy Lewiston, Freelance […]

Start: 22 February 2017 1:00pm

Location: London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London (UAL), John Prince's Street, John Prince's Street, London

Booking Information: For more information: suewilliams@indcol.com

SDC EC’s Colour Event – Lecture Series

Greetings from SDC EC ! The Society of Dyers and Colourist Education Charity, I am glad to invite you to attend SDC EC’s Colour Event 01/2017. This event is jointly organised by the SDC EC and SOFT, Pune  Day/ Date      :           Friday, 6th January 2017  11.00               :            Registration  11.30 am        :            SDC Presentation  11.40 am Topic               :           Basic Colour Theory Speaker           :          Mr. Uday Kale, […]

Start: 06 January 2017 11:00am

End: 06 January 2017 1:00pm

Location: SOFT

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

Cutting edge Technologies in Garment processing- Lemon Tree premier, Gurgaon

SDC EC( India) invites textile and fashion professionals to attend its Colour event on ‘Cutting edge Technologies in Garment processing’ The event will have esteemed speakers from garment and denim industry. Organiser : The Mumbai Chapter of SDC EC( India) Mr Sachin Pulsay, Hon Chairman Mrs Lipika Nair,, Hon Secretary Mr Sandeep Singh Hon Treasurer

Start: 17 December 2016 5:00pm

End: 17 December 2016 8:00pm

Location: Leisure Valley Road, Sector 29, Gurgaon, Haryana 122002, India

Booking Information: RSVP: Email sdc@sdc.org.in

Understanding sustainability in Fashion

SDC EC( India) invites textile and fashion professionals to attend its Colour event at Manipal University The event will have esteemed speakers from fashion and technology industry. Organiser The Mumbai Chapter of SDC EC( India) Mr Sachin Pulsay, Hon Chairman Mrs Lipika Nair,, Hon Secretary Mr Sandeep Singh Hon Treasurer

Start: 15 December 2016 2:00pm

End: 15 December 2016 6:00pm

Location: Dehmi Kalan, GVK Toll Plaza, Jaipur-Ajmer Expressway, Jaipur, Rajasthan 303007, India

Booking Information: RSVP: Email sdc@sdc.org.in

Manage your Production Capacity in an Intelligent Way

This event takes place at CITA in Hong Kong, and is supported by SDC Hong Kong. In the face of thousands of varieties in production orders every month, hundreds of different deliveries every week, together with rush insert orders, dozens of pre-production events and in production non-sewing processes… How do your production planning and control […]

Start: 09 December 2016 2:30pm

End: 09 December 2016 5:00pm

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

Booking Information: ling.lee@cita.org.hk

WTiN Textile Finishing Conference

Effective wastewater management to be focus of conference at ITME 2016 The WTiN Textile Finishing Conference is the only event that specifically highlights the problems and solutions for the management and treatment of wastewater in textile industry. Early Bird offer (valid till 30th Oct 2016): INR 9000 including all taxes Standard Registration Fee (after 30th Oct […]

Start: 04 December 2016 9:00am

End: 04 December 2016 5:00pm

Location: NSE Complex, Goregaon, Mumbai 400063,India

Booking Information: Yogesh Gaikwad, Director ,SDC International Limited, Email: conf@sdc.org.uk Phone: +91 (0) 9223450584

India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions – 2016

SDC International Limited is a supporting organisation of the 10th International Textile Machinery Exhibition India ITME event was conceptualized in 1979; its 1st event was executed in 1980 in Mumbai, India. Today this event has become backbone of Textile and textile engineering industry in India. India ITME has grown leaps and bounds to be one […]

Start: 03 December 2016

End: 08 December 2016

Location: Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon, Mumbai,India

Booking Information: http://itme2016.india-itme.com/visitor-services/visitor-registration/new-visitor-registration/

Stepping into the Automatic Production Era

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Hong Kong Society of Dyers and Colourists (HKSDC) and Hong Kong Institution of Textile and Apparel (HKITA) are organising this seminar on “Stepping Into The Automatic Production Era” on 2nd December 2016 (Friday) at Clothing Industry Training Authority (CITA). In recent years, dyeing and coloration processing has found an increasing focus on Automation and Sustainable […]

Start: 02 December 2016 2:00pm

End: 02 December 2016 5:00pm

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

Booking Information: ling.lee@cita.org.hk

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Reducing the Shading in Continuous Dyeing’

Continuing the SDC Pakistan Industry lecture series, Shahzad Ali’s 30 minute lecture will focus on shade variation, one of the most critical issues in continuous dyeing and how it can be avoided.  Please contact shahzadali.nishat.net     

Start: 30 November 2016 3:00pm

End: 30 November 2016 3:30pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

Half Day Seminar – Surat  on  ‘Novel Techniques in Colouration’

‘Novel Techniques in Colouration’ Colouration of textiles is being increasingly viewed as one of the biggest contributors to water pollution worldwide. Being energy and resource intensive, the demand for innovation that makes the colouration more efficient is being very much needed. At SDC we wish to bring Novel techniques that can be used by the […]

Start: 25 November 2016 5:00pm

End: 25 November 2016 9:00pm

Location: Hotel Lords Plaza, Delhi Gate, Ring Road,Surat-395003,Gujarat

Booking Information: sdc@sdc.org.in

SDC International Design Competition: Grand Final 2016

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

How Did I Get Here? SDC London Region

You are warmly invited to attend this highly successful annual careers event ‘How Did I Get Here?’ organised by the SDC London Region. Attendance is FREE, all you have to do is register here. Hear some of industries leading experts and young entrepeneurs from different sectors of the textile industry come together to talk about […]

Start: 16 November 2016 6:00pm

End: 16 November 2016 8:00pm

Location: London College of Fashion, John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ

Booking Information: Register your attendance:http://bit.ly/2e7zNA1

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Selection of Dyes for Continuous Dyeing’

Continuing the SDC Pakistan Industry Lecture Series, Shahzad Ali’s 60 minute lecture will look at the importance of dye selection and dye combinations for trouble free dyeing. Free of charge and open to all, please contact shahzadali@nishat.net   

Start: 12 November 2016 3:00pm

End: 12 November 2016 4:00pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

The European REACH Congress

The European REACH Congress will again be held at the InterContinentl Hotel, Düsseldorf on the 8 & 9 November 2016. Organised by TSGE Forum, they will be offering a very strong presentation programme and panel discussions on a range of relevant topics. More information

Start: 08 November 2016 8:00am

End: 09 November 2016 11:00pm

Location: InterContinental Hotel, Dusseldorf, Germany

Booking Information: enquiries@tsgeforum.com

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Dimensional Stability Testing Methods’

Shahzad Ali ‘s twelfth talk in SDC Pakistan’s Industry Lecture Series will focus on the testing methods and performance of commonly followed test methods. Open to all and free to attend. For more information contact shahzadali@nishat.net  

Start: 29 October 2016 3:00pm

End: 29 October 2016 3:30pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

Tomorrow’s Textiles

Join the SDC Midlands Region for this joint event with the Nottingham Society of Technical Dyers.  Professor Julian Ellis who received the OBE in 2004 for services to the Technical Textiles Industry will give what promises to be a fascinating talk about some surprising contemporary uses of textiles. Free to attend – please register your […]

Start: 27 October 2016 7:00pm

End: 27 October 2016 9:00pm

Location: The Horse & Groom, 462 Radford Road, Basford, Nottingham NG7 7EA

Booking Information: Pam Morris pamstarmer10@btinternet.com

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

Felicitation Ceremony and Lectures on Fashion

The BUFT along with SDC would organise a Felicitation ceremony for Rafia Akter Munia, winner of the Bangladesh heat of the 2016 SDC International Design Competition. Also there would be lectures on topics related to fashion by noted designers in Dhaka. Don’t miss it.

Start: 18 October 2016 2:00pm

End: 18 October 2016 7:00pm

Location: Sector 7,Dhaka-1230 , Bangladesh

Booking Information: Tel: +8801676521838 Email: rayedbarkat@buft.edu.bd

SDC EC’s Colour Event 11/2016 Lecture series

SDC EC’s Colour Event 11/2016 Lecture series This event is jointly organised by the SDC EC and INIFD, VASHI. Day/ Date        :          Friday, 14th October, 2016 2.30 pm              :           Registration 3.00 pm              :           SDC Presentation 3.15 pm                :          ‘‘Importantants of Colour in design and […]

Start: 14 October 2016 2:00pm

End: 14 October 2016 5:00pm

Location: INIFD VASHI, Haware Fantasia Business Park, F-182/183/184, 1st Floor, Opp Vashi Railway Station, Vashi

Booking Information:

‘Colour, Light and Wellbeing’

SDC North of England Region warmly invite you to attend an evening at the University of Leeds in conjunction with Light Night Leeds Festival, to hear Steve Westland talk about Colour, Light and Wellbeing on Thursday 6 October.  A free buffet will be served from 6.30pm and the lecture starts at 7pm. Free to attend […]

Start: 06 October 2016 6:30pm

End: 06 October 2016 8:30pm

Location: University of Leeds Clothworkers Central G32

Booking Information: m.l.rigout@leeds.ac.uk

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Colour Fastness to Light,Testing and Improving’

SDC Pakistan’s Industry Lecture Series by Mr Shahzad Ali continues with a look at the testing method for light fastness and discussion about how it can be improved. Free to attend and open to all.  Please contact shahzadali@nishat.net  

Start: 01 October 2016 3:00pm

End: 01 October 2016 4:00pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

‘full STEAM ahead’ – European Researchers’ Night

An evening dedicated to inspiring the next generation of budding researchers. Join Huddersfield University for this unique and free event welcoming families and people of all ages to find out what researchers do and how their work influences our daily lives. With activities, competitions and bookable workshops this event is not to be missed!  Find […]

Start: 30 September 2016 4:00pm

End: 30 September 2016 9:00pm

Location: University of Huddersfield, Queensgate,HD1 3DH

Booking Information: www.hud.ac.uk/steam

New Scientist Live

Ticket offer for SDC members! The inaugural New Scientist Live event, courtesy of the team behind the world’s most popular science weekly, is a four-day festival of ideas and discovery. Rooted in the biggest, best and most provocative science that touches all areas of human life, the show will feature over 200 exhibitors, 120 speakers, […]

Start: 22 September 2016 10:00am

End: 25 September 2016 5:00pm

Location: ExCel, London, UK

Booking Information: Direct with New Scientist - details below

SDC North of England Region – Mike Crabtree Memorial Lecture

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

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event – ‘Fabric Strength Testing by American and European Test Methods’

Testing parameters for strength by both test standards will be discussed in this free 30 minute lecture delivered by Mr Shahzad Ali; part of the continuing SDC Pakistan Industry Lecture Series. To register, or for more information, contact Mr Ali shahzadali@nishat.net        

Start: 10 September 2016 3:00pm

End: 10 September 2016 3:30pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

SDC Pakistan Industrial Event ‘Saving the Fabric Strength in Processing’

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This free, 60 minute lecture by Shahzad Ali will look in detail at strength loss, a common problem in processing, particularly in special finishes. Safe processes and recipes will be discussed. Open to all – please contact Shahzad Ali for more information or to register your attendance. shahzadali@nishat.net    

Start: 03 September 2016 3:00pm

End: 03 September 2016 4:00pm

Location: Nishat Chunian Dyeing & Printing Division, Lahore, 54660, Pakistan

Booking Information: shahzadali@nishat.net

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