AATCC Global Conference & Exhibition: Emerging Trends in Textile Processing for a Sustainable Future

Title: AATCC Global Conference & Exhibition: Emerging Trends in Textile Processing for a Sustainable Future
Location: Mumbai
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This years AATCC Global Conference & Exhibition will be held at The Bombay Textile research Association (BTRA) in Mumbai. The theme will be “Emerging Trends in Textile Processing for a Sustainable Future,” with breakout sessions focused on “color, dyeing, finishing and printing, plasma technology, sustainable development, biotechnology n textiles, and eco-friendly aspects of textile & garment production.” (AATCC)

Here is the list of the presentations confirmed so far:  

Using Color Measurement & Communication Tools Effectively – Ann Laidlaw, X-Rite Inc.

Emerging Trends in Textile Processing for a Sustainable Future – V.R. Kanetkar, Institute of Chemical Technology

Technologies for Sustainable Dyeing of Cotton – R. Michael Tyndall, Cotton Incorporated

Dyeing Synthetics: Problems We Have Solved and Problems that Remain – Martin Bide, University of Rhode Island

Nanotechnology and Nano-finishes for Textiles – Prabodh Chobe, BASF India

Digital Textile Printing: The Greener Footprint for Modern, Colorful Fabrics – Frank Berninger, DyStar GmbH & Co. Deutschland KG

High Value Textiles via Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Finishing – Peter Hauser, North Carolina State University

Plasma Application in the Textile Industry – Chiara Pavan, GRINP Europe

Understanding the Impact of Environmental Legislation on Sustainable Textile Development – Dr. Wakankar, Clariant Chemicals Chemicals India Limited

Testing for Antimicrobial Properties: Scientific Evaluations, Claims Validation, Plant Application Qualification and QC Testing – W. Curtis White, AEGIS Environments

Bio-solutions to Improve Sustainability – Han Kuilderd, Novozymes

Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) and Carbon Credits in the Textile Industry – Prasad Jakkaraju, TUV Nord

Green Flame Retardant Cotton Highlofts for Mattresses and Upholstered Furniture – D.V. Parikh, USDA-ARS-SRRC

**Networking reception, evening of the 28th

**Two-day exhibition:  29th and 30th

Questions? Contact: Peggy Pickett at pickettp@aatcc.org or +1 919 549 3533.

Start Date: 2010-01-28
End Date: 2010-01-30

Source: AATCC

Mary has a PhD in Sociology from University of Edinburgh, researching responsible fashion and transnational labour rights activism in the wake of the Rana Plaza building collapse in Bangladesh.

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2 thoughts on “AATCC Global Conference & Exhibition: Emerging Trends in Textile Processing for a Sustainable Future

  1. maryhanlon Post author

    It looks like it will be a great event. Let us know how it goes if you do end up attending! Thanks for your comment!

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