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.
Presentations in the materials track will include protective textiles, functional textiles and materials analyses/bio-based materials.
Registration for the event is open.