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21st March 2014, Manchester

89th Textile Institute World Conference opens for submissions

The Textile Institute has announced that its next World Conference will take place in at the Lake View Garden Hotel Wuhan, China, from 2-6 November 2014.

Jointly organised by The Textile Institute and Wuhan Textile University, the organisers invite submissions of original papers for oral and poster presentations at the 89th Textile Institute Word Conference (TIWC 2014).

Showcasing research achievements

The conference provides opportunities for industry, academia, research professionals and students around the world to share their recent research achievements and exchange ideas for future collaborations.

The conference is jointly organised by The Textile Institute and Wuhan Textile University. © The Textile Institute

Submissions of original work may be related but not limited to the following research categories:

  • Clothing manufacturing
  • Design, fashion, footwear product and materials innovation
  • Education and training in textile and apparel
  • Future trends and visions
  • Global business, marketing and management in textile and clothing
  • Healthcare and medical textiles
  • Innovation in textile colouration and finishing
  • Natural fibres and products
  • Personal protective equipment and composites
  • Quality control, testing and evaluation
  • Sustainability in textiles
  • Smart fabrics and wearable technologies
  • Technical textiles and material engineering

Abstracts must be submitted before the 15 April 2014. The notification of abstract acceptance will be announced on 30 April. Full papers must be submitted by 30 July, and the notification of full paper acceptance will be made on 15 August.

The Textile Institute

Founded in 1910, The Textile Institute is a unique organisation in textiles, clothing and footwear. The Institute has individual and corporate members in over 80 countries, with the membership covering all sectors and all disciplines in textiles, clothing and footwear.

Individual members can gain internationally recognised qualifications, including LTI (Licentiates), CText ATI (Associates), and CText FTI (Fellows).

The Textile Institute has members in all sectors of fibre based industries worldwide. Special Interest Groups provide a focus for members in different sectors, with many organising conferences, study tours and other events in their subject area.


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