The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) will host a symposium on advances in nonwovens, technical textiles and sustainable materials from October 10-11 in Atlanta, Ga., U.S.A. The program will feature papers on protective performance materials, sustainable materials, multifunctional material additives and engineered fibrous materials.
Mary Hennessy, president and CEO, Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI), and Rory Holmes, president of INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, will provide market updates on the industrial fabrics and nonwoven industries. Dr. Eugene Wilusz, Natick Soldier RD&E Center, will cover current state-of-the-art and future research needs in the chemical and biological protection area using fibrous materials. Developments in nonwoven decontamination wipes will be addressed by Amit Kapoor, president of First Line Technology LLC.
Registration for AATCC members is US $525 (US $785 for nonmembers). After September 25, fees will increase. For more details and registration, visit www.aatcc.org/events/symposia/index.htm.