ETT2018 8th International Istanbul Textile Conference will be held concurrently with ITM 2018 International Textile Machinery Exhibition and
HIGHTEX 2018 7th International Technical Textiles & Nonwoven Trade Fair
TOPICS

The following is a selection of topics for which the Scientific and Programme Committee is particularly seeking contributions. However, contributions for any topic in the field of Textile Science and Technology will be considered.

Medical Textiles

  • Medical textiles and bio-materials for healthcare
  • Tissue Engineering
  • Bio-polymers and Bio-technology
  • Technologies involved in textile biotechnology
  • Smart textiles and bio-materials containing enzymes or enzyme substrates
  • Enzymatic treatment versus conventional chemical processing of fibres

Technical Textiles

  • New materials for fibres and extrusion (Functional fibres)
  • Geotextiles, civil engineering, building and construction
  • Sports and leisure
  • Filtration, packaging and other related field textiles
  • Automotive and other transportation media

Smart and Interactive Textiles

  • Intelligent textiles and clothing
  • Wearable electronics and photonics
  • Formation of electrical circuits in textile structures
  • Conductive textile materials
  • Clothing bio-sensory engineering including piezoelectric smart materials
  • Solar textiles: production and distribution of electricity coming from solar radiation
  • Engineering textile and clothing aesthetics using shape changing materials
  • Shape memory polymer films for breathable textiles
  • Development of shape memory alloy fabrics for composite structures
  • Textile micro system technology
  • Auxetic, hydrochromic, thermochromic and Photochromic

Nanotechnology, Nanotextiles, Electrospinning

  • Nanotextiles
  • Electrospinning technology
  • Nanofiber production
  • Nanocomposite
  • Nanotube
  • Nano-scale treatment of textiles using plasma technology
  • Electrospinning and Nanotechnology in technical textiles
  • Coating of carbon nanotubes

Surface Coatings

  • Surface treatments of fibres and fabrics
  • Coating and laminating fabrics for cold weather apparel
  • Plasma technologies for textiles
  • Low-pressure cold plasma processing technology
  • Atmospheric-pressure cold plasma processing technology
  • Interfacial engineering of functional textiles for biomedical applications
  • Atmospheric pressure plasma polymerisation

Advances in Apparel Design

  • Engineering apparel fabrics and garments
  • Material and design issues in clothing
  • Thermal insulation properties of textiles and clothing
  • The use of smart materials in apparel
  • Designing for ventilation in cold weather apparel
  • Clothing for military and special forces applications
  • Bio-mechanical engineering of textiles and clothing

Ecological Textiles

  • Biodegradable and sustainable textiles
  • Recycling and environmental impact of textiles  
  • Microbial processes in the degradation of fibres
  • Biodegradable natural fibre composites
  • Biodegradable nonwovens
  • Natural geotextiles

Composites Materials

  • Aerospace application of textile composites
  • Applications of textile composites in the construction industry
  • Textile composites in sports products
  • Textile reinforced composites in medicine
  • Flammability and fire resistance of composites

Protective Clothing

  • Body armour, slash and stab proof
  • Military and defence textiles
  • High-performance anti ballistic and flame retardant textiles
  • Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) clothing
  • Flame and heat resistant material

Biologically Inspired Textiles

  • Bio-mimetic principles, production and properties
  • Spinning of fibres from protein solutions
  • Principles of spider silk for high-performance fibres
  • Bio-mimetic design of composite materials and applications
  • Bio-mimetic principles in clothing technology
  • Self-cleaning textiles using the Lotus Effect

Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel

  • Digital technology for yarn structure and appearance analysis
  • Digital-based technology for fabric structure analysis
  • Modelling and simulation of textiles and garments
  • Digital printing technology for textiles and apparel
  • Three-dimensional (3D) knitted, woven and non-woven fabrics

Reinforcement Fibres

  • Glas fibre
  • Carbon fibre
  • Advanced sizing technology
  • Hybrid yarn technology
  • Fibre-matrix adhesion
  • Composites Materials

Aerospace application of textile composites

  • Applications of textile composites in the construction industry
  • Textile composites in sports products
  • Textile reinforced composites in medicine
  • Flammability and fire resistance of composites
  • Thermoplastic fibre reinforced plastics

 

IMPORTANT DATES
Abstract Submission Start
September 15, 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline
January 22, 2018
Full Paper Submission Deadline
April 15, 2018
Deadline for Presenter and Early bird registration
February 15, 2018
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