The European Committee of Textile Machinery Manufacturers (CEMATEX), owner of the ITMA textile
machinery exhibition, has invited the Roseville, Minn.-based Industrial Fabrics Association
International (IFAI) to colocate its Advanced Textiles ’11 conference with ITMA 2011, to be held
Sept. 22-29, 2011, in Barcelona, Spain.
Advanced Textiles ’11 will present new technical textiles research and developments during
three morning sessions September 26-28. Topics include: a technical textile market overview
including demands and challenges; a look at the requirements for end markets such as performance
apparel; bio-hazard/extreme environments; electronic interactive materials; digital signage; and
complex materials applications.