RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. — AATCC will partner with Bangalore-India based TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt
Ltd., in conducting a major international conference on “Advances in Fibers, Finishes, Technical
Textiles and Nonwovens (AFFTTN),” to be held October 1-2, 2013 in Mumbai, India.
This international conference will focus on emerging themes such as:
- Technical Textiles
- Nonwovens & Composites
- Functional Finishes
- Sustainability across the Textile Supply Chain
- Advancements in Fiber to Fashion
- Testing and Quality Control
The conference will provide an interactive platform for industry, trade associations,
academia, policy makers and research institutes across the globe to deliberate on cutting-edge
research and share market information. In addition to the oral presentations tabletop exhibits and
poster presentations will be showcased during the conference.
Dr. Peter J. Hauser, AATCC President, and Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar, Chairman of AATCC’s
Materials Interest Group, are serving as co-chairmen of this conference. Mr. Mallyah Marimuthu,
Executive Director of TecniTex Nonwovens Pvt Ltd., will serve as the conference coordinator.
Mumbai is the financial capital of India and a major industrial and trade center. India’s
textile industry is a major player in global textile exports. The government of India is providing
a major thrust to boost the value-added and technical textiles sector by implementing a National
Mission on Technical Textiles. AATCC will hold this international conference in India due to its
growing importance and strategic strength in the textile sector.
“AATCC is pleased to join with TecniTex Nonwovens in presenting this international
conference. The textile supply chain is truly global in scope and the conference offers an exciting
opportunity for textile professionals to network with suppliers and customers from around the
world” comments Dr. Hauser, AATCC President and conference co-chair.
“This international conference will provide new marketing opportunities for international
players and hopefully will lead to joint ventures and investment opportunities for multi-national
companies in India, as India is an emerging economy with sound governance” states Seshadri
Ramkumar, co-chair of the conference.
Abstracts for oral and poster presentations are invited from industry, academia and research
institutes around the globe. Abstracts should be limited to 250 words and submitted no later than
May 15 to Peggy Pickett at firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to +1 919-549-8933.
The conference will provide ample sponsorship opportunities for the industry to showcase its
products and enhance its global image by way of tabletop exhibits, advertisements, etc.
Posted April 17, 2013