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AATCC organises research poster competition
Dec '12
The American Association of Textile Chemical and Colorists has organised a Materials Research Poster Competition. Winning entries in each area, whether submitted by an individual or a team, will be awarded. 

First Place: US$1,000
Second Place: US$500
Winners will also receive complimentary student registration for the 2014 AATCC International Conference. If winners worked as a team, all team members will receive complimentary registration.
Competition Guidelines
Undergraduate and graduate individuals and student teams may enter. For judging purposes, NO distinction will be made between graduate and undergraduate entries. Students are encouraged to work as individuals or in teams of up to four. Each student or team may participate in only one focus area.
All project submissions must be accompanied by a completed entry form. Participants who are not current AATCC student members, and who submit a complete project, will qualify for a discount on a one-year student membership.
Submissions will be judged on:
• Concept originality
• Research quality
• Clarity
• Results, discussion, and conclusions
A poster template is provided
• Background color and font color may be changed
• Use font and point size indicated in the template
• Include images, diagrams, tables, figures, photographs, or other graphics to clearly convey the research
Posters must include the following elements. The space devoted to presentation of each element may be adjusted as needed.
• Names and affiliations (schools) of all researchers
• Title
• Introduction
• Objectives
• Materials and Methods
• Results and Discussion
• Conclusions and Future Work
• Literature Cited
• Acknowledgments (if applicable)
Important Dates
February 11, 2013
Submit notice of intent as an e-mail attachment to Aaron Creech at creech@aatcc.org. Include student and faculty advisor names in the body of the e-mail—NOT in the attachment. The notice of intent should be:
• In English
• A single MS Word document
• Saved as “Notice of Intent-Project Title”
• Project title and a short description (200 words) of intended material related research

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