The 2021 edition of Techtextil North America is now accepting abstracts for highly acclaimed Techtextil North America Symposium and additional educational features including Tech Talks, The Lab, and the Student Research Poster Programme. Techtextil North America 2021 will be held August 23-25, 2021 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Techtextil North America Symposium will provide the latest research and technology across verticals with insights into textile industry trends, challenges brought on by emerging technology and how to keep stride in an ever-changing, global business landscape. It will explore advancements throughout the supply chain and address the industry’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The highly acclaimed Symposium will feature seven paid sessions featuring presentations and discussions with academia and industry experts on the topics that include: reinventing the supply chain; digital transformation; sustainability in laundering and textile care; circular economy; fabric and materials id; government laws and regulations; and nonwovens and personal protective equipment (PPE).
Also returning to Techtextil North America are Tech Talks and The Lab, complimentary mini-sessions on the show floor, for which abstracts are now being solicited in (but not limited to) research, design, engineering, and innovation in the following areas: new fibre technologies; testing and standards; raw materials & sustainability; medical/healthcare/PPE; durable nonwovens; high performance materials; nanotechnology; military textile applications; smart textiles; automotive & aerospace; and manufacturing technology.
For students with research in technical textiles, nonwovens or a related field, the Student Research Poster Programme is also now open for applications. Techtextil North America invites students perusing their undergraduate, graduate, or PhD degrees to submit unpublished, technical research to be considered for this opportunity to present their findings on the show floor among industry professionals. Subject areas include but are not limited to: aerospace; automotive; coated fabrics; composites; geosynthetics; high performance; medical & healthcare; military, safety & protective; nanotechnology smart textiles; automotive; fibres; filtration; functionalisation; geosynthetics; medical & hygiene; nanofibers; polymers; wipes; and textile care.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (JL)