About us

E-Textiles: International Conference on the Challenges, Opportunities, Innovations and Applications in Electronic Textiles is an annual conference run by the E-Textiles Network. The E-Textiles Network is an activity to bring together researchers and developers from academia and industry interested in adding electronic functionality to textiles and their related products. For more information on the Network, including how to join, please see the E-Textiles Network website.

Last year’s conference, E-Textiles 2022, was the Network’s forth conference and attracted people from across academia and industry. You can read more about the conference, including presentations and conference proceedings on the Past Conferences page.

Organising Committee

Conference Chairs:Local Organising Committee:
Dr Frederick Bossuyt, Universiteit Gent
Dr Paula Veske, Universiteit Gent
Prof. Lieva Van Langenhove, Universiteit Gent
Prof. Pieter Bauwens, Universiteit Gent
Prof. Jan Vanfleteren, Universiteit Gent
Dr Celine Vanhaverbeke, Universiteit Gent
Dr Frederik Leys, Universiteit Gent
Dr Katrien Vanneste, Universiteit Gent
Dr Jozefien Geltmeyer, Universiteit Gent
Chris Deloof, Universiteit Gent
Technical Programme Committee:International Steering Committee:
Dr Russel Torah (Chair), University of Southampton
Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM
Dr Laura Salisbury, Royal College of Art
Dr Mahmoud Wagih, University of Glasgow
Ashleigh Naysmith, University of Huddersfield
Mark Catchpole, Conductive Transfers
Prof. Steve Beeby (Chair), University of Southampton
Dr Kai Yang, University of Southampton
Dr Russel Torah, University of Southampton
Dr Jess Jur, North Carolina State University
Christian Dalsgaard, Smart Textiles Alliance
Malte von Krshiwoblozki, Fraunhofer IZM
Prof. Vladan Koncar, GEMTEX Research Laboratory, ENSAIT
Prof. George Stylios, Heriot-Watt University
Dr Laura Salisbury, Royal College of Art
Dr Kun Zhang, Donghua University
Prof. Anne Schwarz-Pfeiffer, Hochschule Niederrhein
Dr Sara Robertson, Royal College of Art
Prof. Henry Yi Li, University of Manchester
Dr Jun Chen, UCLA
Dr Frederick Bossuyt, Universiteit Gent
Dr Paula Veske, Universiteit Gent