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'Textiles of the Future' to focus on Nano textiles
May '08
2nd International Scientific Conference 'Textiles of the Future' will be held on 13 - 15 November, 2008 at Kortrijk – Belgium.

We are proud to present to you the Second International Scientific Conference 'Textiles of the Future' on 13 to 15 November 2008.

This conference offers an excellent opportunity for textile experts from all over the world to share new research results and discuss their visions for the future on several hot topics.

Focus topics:
- Intelligent Textiles
- Conductors and semi-conductors
- Sensors and Actuators
- Communication
- Flexible displays
- Heating fabrics,…
- Integration technologies
- Energy scavenging
- Advanced Technical Textiles and Composites
- Biocomposites
- Textile architectural structures
- Non-wovens
- Production technologies

General topics:
- Bio-materials
- Sustainable development
- Nano textiles
- Advanced Materials
- New Textile Design concepts

This conference coincides with the second Futurotextiel exhibition in Kortrijk (see below), which is a joint initiative of the regions of Flanders and the North of France.

These regions have a long and outstanding tradition in textile production as well as in Research and Development in this area. Two events not to be missed for people who care about the Future of Textiles!

Department of Textiles, Ghent University

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