RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., USA–The latest information on cutting-edge research in fibers, finishes, technical textiles, and nonwovens will be featured in an international conference held October 1-2, 2013, in Mumbai, India.
Hosted jointly by AATCC, the Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals, and Bangalore-India based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt Ltd., this important event will include 36 presentations as well as networking opportunities with industry leaders and innovators. The organizers hope the conference will enable the transfer of research ideas and spearhead growth in the value-added textiles sector.
The conference will begin with a plenary talk on the latest trends in technical textiles, market information, and technological developments. In addition, three keynote presentations from leaders in the field will be made covering the following topics: multi-functional textiles for military, biax fiberfilm meltblown technology, and functional mosquito repellent finishes.
In addition to the plenary talk and keynotes, the conference will include 28 oral presentations delivered in sessions that will deal with new developments in natural fibers, composites, functional finishes, sustainable textiles, dyeing and finishing, sports textiles, technical textiles, and quality control.
Peter Hauser, president of AATCC, and Seshadri Ramkumar, chair of AATCC’s Materials Interest group, are serving as co-chairs of this international event.
The conference will take place at The Orchid, Nehru Road, Vile Parle East in Mumbai, India. The full conference schedule and registration information is available on the AATCC website.