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The final remarks of the UITIC Congress in Porto

May 24, 2018 / UITIC
For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto, in a record participation. More than 20 companies visited and more than 30 speakers framed the discussions over the future of the worldwide footwear industry

20th UITIC Congress surpasses expectations

May 22, 2018 / UITIC
It ended last Friday, with an extremely positive balance, the largest International Technical Footwear Congress. For one week, over 540 footwear professionals, coming from 33 countries, gathered in Porto

20th UITIC Congress is sold out

May 15, 2018 / UITIC
The 20th edition of the UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) Congress started in Porto. The event is sold out

International Footwear Industry gathers in Porto

May 8, 2018 / UITIC
The 20th edition of the UITIC (International Union of Shoe Industry Technicians) Congress will take place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May and will be dedicated to the theme From Fashion to Factory: A New Technological Age

The countdown for the UITIC Congress starts now

Apr 24, 2018 / UITIC
The programme of the 20th UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto from the 16th to the 18th of May, has been announced. Two extra days with factories visits are also planned

20th UITIC Congress: Programme announced

Apr 17, 2018 / UITIC
The UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP announced the complete programme of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May and focused on the theme From Fashion to factory: A New Technological Age

UITIC to present shoes made without stitching

Mar 15, 2018 / UITIC
In a joint press conference held in Hong Kong, during APLF, the UITIC Executive Committee, APICCAPS and CTCP, announced the first speakers of the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, taking place in Porto, from the 16th to the 18th May

The UITIC Congress is the think tank of the industry

Feb 26, 2018 / UITIC
This is the belief of Mr. Yves Morin, President of the UITIC, when reflecting about the 20th edition of the International Technical Footwear Congress, taking place in Porto, in May

UITIC Congress: Call for Papers is a great success

Jan 30, 2018 / UITIC
Ninety-five abstracts received during the Call for Papers reveal the increasing interest of the footwear industry for the UITIC Congress

20th UITIC Congress in Porto: Submit your idea

Dec 19, 2017 / UITIC
Following a long lasting tradition the UITIC Congress will present innovative projects and technologies for the footwear industry, and now innovators are invited to present their ideas on a “call for papers”

Call for papers is now open

Oct 24, 2017 / UITIC
Following a long lasting tradition the UITIC Congress will present innovative projects and technologies for the footwear industry, and now innovators are invited to present their ideas on a “call for papers”

From Fashion to Factory: A New Technological Age

Oct 24, 2017 / UITIC
The theme of the 20th UITIC Congress was selected to reflect the current moment of constant technological change impacting the worldwide industries and to reflect on its influence in the footwear industry

The Portuguese footwear industry

Oct 24, 2017 / UITIC
Portugal, a key player in the footwear industry world, is hosting the next edition of the UITIC Congress. 2016 was the seventh consecutive year of growth for the Portuguese footwear exports

Porto, the hosting city of the UITIC Congress

Oct 24, 2017 / UITIC
Within 50 km from Porto, the city hosting the 20th edition of the UITIC Congress, we can find 90% of the Portuguese footwear companies

Extra days with factory visits

Oct 24, 2017 / UITIC
The UITIC Congress will offer a perfect combination of presentations by worldwide renowned speakers (one day and a half) and visits to some of the most technologically advanced footwear companies (1 day). Two extra days of visits to Portuguese companies were added to the programme
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