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Tokyo to host symposium on Fiber Science and Technology
Aug '14
Several international fiber science and technology professionals will gather to showcase their new innovations at the forthcoming edition of the International Symposium on Fiber Science and Technology 2014, slated to take place from September 28th to October 1st, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan.
The event primarily aims to provide opportunities for fiber science scientists and engineers as well as researchers from interdisciplinary fields, including Bio-tech, Nano-tech and Info-tech, to get together and present their recent research achievements and exchange information.
Marking the 70th anniversary of   the Society of Fiber Science and Technology (SFSTJ) in Japan, the event will host exhibitions and talks on current technologies and fiber and textile products alongside a fashion show, featuring state-of-the-art fiber and textile materials sourced from major textile companies, organized by the Bunka Gakuen University.
Representatives and speakers from the University of Akron - US, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University - China, Indian Institute of Technology – India, and the Italian Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists - Italy will attend the event. 
Keynote lectures on topics like the ‘Effects of molecular weight in flow-induced polymer crystallization’, ‘Multi-component synthetic fibers for innovative textile applications’, ‘Twist-gel spinning for rapid production of ultra-strong polymer fibers’ and ‘Electron-beam irradiation technique for textile finishing’ will be delivered at the event.
SFSTJ was founded in 1943. The goals of the society are to foster scientific understanding and technological innovation in the field of fibers and textiles by providing a discussion forum to the community in the field. Membership of the society is open to all scientists and engineers in the field of fibers and textiles as well as all persons who feel the activities of the society advance their professional development.

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