Organizers of the fifth International Conference on Advances in Textiles, Nonwoven and Technical
Textiles, ATNT 2008, to be held July 14-16, 2008, in Coimbatore, India, have extended a call for
papers to be presented at the conference, with a deadline for brief abstracts to be sent to the
organizing secretary by May 15, 2008.
Conference organizers include Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas; and Avinashilingam University
for Women, Coimbatore. Honorary sponsors include the Cary, N.C-based Association of the Nonwoven
Fabrics Industry; the Atlanta-based Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry’s
Nonwovens Division; the Roseville, Minn.-based Industrial Fabrics Association International’s
Safety and Protective Products Division; and the Society of Dyers and Colorists-India.
Papers presented will cover all aspects of textile research from fiber to finish, nonwovens
and technical textiles; as well as marketing and economics.
For more information, contact: Dr. Seshadri “Ram” Ramkumar, Organizing Secretary, The
Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA; (806)
445-1925; fax: (806) 885-0228;
April 8, 2008