/R E P E A T -- Concordia University presents Textiles Unlimited/



    A Colloquium held as part of the 21st Entretiens Jacques-Cartier

    MONTREAL, Oct. 3 /CNW Telbec/ - Prominent speakers from Europe, Canada
and the United States will discuss groundbreaking initiatives in fibres and
textiles to a broad audience of entrepreneurs, researchers, industry
specialists, artists and students at the Marché Bonsecours (350 St-Paul
Street, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm.)
    Held during Expo Hightex, this scientific Colloquium is the result of an
international collaboration between Concordia's Faculty of Fine Arts,
Hexagram, CTT Group, Techtera (Lyon), and ITECH (Lyon). The latest
developments in the following four themes will be presented:

    - Textiles and security/safety
    - Textiles and sustainable development
    - Textiles and health/sports
    - Textiles in the arts and cultural industries

    The Colloquium is an unparalleled opportunity for enterprise/university
collaborations and will close with a special presentation by the Cirque du
Soleil featuring their innovative use of textiles over the years.

    To provide you with some stunning visual encounters with electronic
textile innovations, Concordia University is pleased to invite you to a
reception Monday, October 6 at 4:00 pm, where you can discover the
researchers' creations
    (1515 Ste. Catherine Street West, 11 floor, EV building).

    Information / programme: http://ejc2008.concordia.ca/textilesunlimited

    Information / programme / press kit:
http://ejc2008.concordia.ca/textilesunlimited/media

    Attendance, Interviews and special requests:
    Caroline De Guire, 514-756-8430 or caroline.deguire@pikante.ca




For further information:

For further information: Christine Mota, Director Media Relations, (514)
848-2424 ext. 4884, C: (514) 952-5556, chris.mota@concordia.ca

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