Wednesday, 25 August 2010

Techtextil & Avantex Symposium 2011: call for papers

The symposiums will be held parallel to Techtextil, International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, in Frankfurt am Main/Germany from May 24-26, 2011.

The aim of both symposiums is to generate new impulses for the sectors covered, to boost interdisciplinary communication and to disseminate information about the latest developments and potential applications. The deadline for receipt by Messe Frankfurt is October 15, 2010. A variety of subjects will be covered within the framework of lecture blocks at the two symposiums. The themes planned are as follows:
1. Materials + products from renewable resources, e.g., from bio-polymers, natural fibers
2. Nano-technology and technical textiles – current and potential applications
3. Biomimetics / bionics (textile technology + textile materials, inspired by nature)
4. E-textiles / portable technologies
5. Fashion + Design (innovative garment textiles / Avantex)
6. Intelligent materials, e.g., textile materials with adaptive or reactive properties
7. Technology: new developments in the fields of production, processing, coating, finishing / dressing ...
8. Materials: new developments in the field of fibers and all kinds of technical textiles
9. Composites, textile-reinforced materials
10. Visions: tomorrow’s markets, products and applications
11. Industrial design and / or function of technical textiles.

To submit a lecture proposal, you must firstly register on the internet at Proposals must be made in English.


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