Call For Papers For 13th International Wool Research Conference And AATCC Sustainability Symposium

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — November 6, 2014 — AATCC will partner with Zhejiang Sci-Tech University (ZSTU) in Hangzhou, China in conducting the 13th International Wool Research Conference (IWRC 13th) and AATCC’s Sustainability Symposium, to be held June 10-12, 2015 in Hangzhou.
Based on the theme of “Innovation, Ecology and Quality: The Pathway to the Wool Future,” the three-day IWRC conference will cover invited keynotes, oral, and poster presentations. Individuals are invited to submit original papers related to the science and engineering of wool fibers. Topics of interest include:

  • Wool structure and analysis techniques
  • Raw wool processing technology
  • Wool spinning and weaving science and technology
  • Dyeing and finishing for wool fibers, textiles, and apparel
  • Design and manufacturing technology for wool apparel
  • Fabric care technology for wool apparel
  • Eco-textile chemicals
  • Environmental treatment and waste reclamation
  • Science and engineering related to wool (hair cosmetic chemistry and leather)

AATCC’s Sustainability Symposium, also hosted by ZSTU, will be held in parallel with the IWRC. With the theme of “Innovation, Sustainability, and Quality: The Pathway to the Future,” individuals are invited from industry, academia, and research institutes around the globe to submit original papers related to:

  • Novel eco-textile materials
  • Eco-friendly textile composites and industrial textiles
  • Green dyeing and finishing chemicals and processes
  • Pollutions control and waste treatment
  • Non-water medium dyeing and finishing
  • Smart textiles
  • Digital printing and 3D printing
  • Fundamental research and characterization techniques
  • Textile recycling technology

Abstract submissions should be submitted no later than February 1, 2015. 

Posted November 11, 2014

Source: AATCC