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AATCC announces program for 2016 international conference

February 26th, 2016 / By: / Industry News

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) announced the 2016 International Conference will be held April 19-21 in Williamsburg, Va. at the Williamsburg Lodge.

The conference will feature a keynote presentation, educational tracks, a poster session, the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition, networking, and the awards luncheon, where AATCC’s awards will be presented.

Keith Hoover, vice president of material process & color innovation, Under Armour, will provide the keynote presentation entitled “Made Here, Made Possible—Building a Local-for Local Apparel Manufacturing Model.”

Educational tracks reflect the association’s three interest groups:

  • Concept 2 Consumer (C2C)

    Sessions in the C2C track will focus on comfort and performance insight; global impact: concept to consumer; product research and development; print and technology; and color management and LED lighting update.

  • Chemical Applications

    The chemical applications track will address sustainable applications, advances in wet processing, innovative technologies and will include the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition.

  • Materials

    Presentations in the materials track will include protective textiles, functional textiles and materials analyses/bio-based materials.

Registration for the event is open.