AATCC, the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921 — presents their 2018 International Conference (IC) to be held from March 6 to 8, Greenville, US and features a keynote presentation, educational tracks, a poster session, networking receptions and the Awards Luncheon, where their most prestigious awards will be presented.
Jerry Inman, Demand Worldwide, will provide the keynote presentation ‘The Retail Rebels: Who Will Conquer the Connected Consumer?’ where he will explore collaborating, communicating and connecting with next generation of shoppers and employees, Generation Z.
Three simultaneous educational tracks reflect the Association’s three Interest Groups: 1. Concept 2 Consumer® (C2C) which will focus on colour management and lighting trends for the evolving retail landscape, speed to market, sustainability throughout the supply chain, and textile testing.
2. Chemical Applications: This will address advances in colouration and chemistry, technologies to achieve comfort, odour control and antimicrobial, and the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition. 3. Materials Presentations will include advances in fibres and fabrics, flexible wearable technology, medical textiles, and comfort and performance clothing needs and assessments.
The conference, to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, is open to anyone.