Passion for cotton at a glance

Preliminary Program 35th International Cotton Conference Bremen

The conference is held every two years by the Fibre Institute Bremen and Bremen Cotton Exchange. In the historic town hall of the hanseatic city of Bremen, experts from all over the world meet to discuss cotton from yield to fabric.

  • Agenda Overview

    Monday, March 23, 2020

    ICAC Task Force on Standardization of Cotton Testing [CSITC]

    ITMF Cotton Testing Committee

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020

    Young Professionals Seminar: Creating the cotton world of 2040

    ITMF Cotton Testing Committee (cont.)

    SUSTAIN Weser-Kurier Event

    Spinners Seminar [FIBRE, BBB, ITMF, IVGT]

    Wednesday, March 25, 2020

    Conference Program

    • Opening
    • Keynotes
    • Cotton – a wider view
    • Innovative textile and technical products
    • Textile processing

    Introduction to the Poster Presentations

    Committee for Standards and for the Determination of Value Differences

    Young Professionals Tea

    Thursday, March 26, 2020

    Conference Program

    • Cotton quality/testing
    • Panel Discussion: Circular Economy – the Future?
    • Annual Guest Country: Ethopia
    • Breeding, production, ginning

    Committee for International Co-operation Between Cotton Associations (CICCA)

    Discover Natural Fibres Initiative (DNFI)

    Introduction to Young Professionals Posters

    Bremen Cotton Night

    Friday, March 27, 2020

    Conference Program

    • Research and innovation I: From field to yarn
    • Research and innovation II: Sustainability, tracing

    Private Sector Advisory Panel (PSAP)

    Expert Panel on Social, Enviromental and Economic Performance of Cotton (SEEP)

    Open Laboratory

    Association of Cotton Merchants in Europe (ACME) (tbc.)

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