Organised by the Hong Kong Research Institute of Textiles and Apparel (HKRITA), the "Technology Symposium for Textiles and Apparel: New Ideas, New Opportunities" was held successfully on 19-20 April 2007 at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
The Symposium attracted 406 attendees. Over 92% of participants came from various industrial sectors including the buying office, trading, textiles and apparel manufacturing, garment machinery and testing laboratories. The rest were from research institutes and the universities, as well as the other R&D Centres and government representatives.
The Symposium was opened by Mr. Kenneth Fang, GBS, JP, Chairman of HKRITA. Then, the technical sessions that followed covered HKRITA’s four focus areas.