ETT 2018 ‘The Evolution of the Technical Textiles’: Concurrently Organized with ITM & HIGHTEX Exhibitions


The ETT 2018 International Istanbul Textile Conference, organized by Marmara University for the eighth time this year, will be held at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center between 14-16 April 2018. The conference, which will be enriched by the presentations of many scholars and industry experts from around the globe, will create a great synergy with the ITM & HIGHTEX Exhibitions.

Year 2018 looks set to be an exciting year for the technical textile and apparel industry all over the world. We want to take this opportunity to discuss and share the new development in technical textiles and apparel industry by inviting you again to the city where East meets West. Istanbul is proved to play host on this auspicious occasion to the 8th International Istanbul Textile Conference on Evolution of Technical Textiles (ETT 2018) with a theme of “Recent and Future Advances in Innovation and Enterprise in Conventional & Technical Textiles and Clothing”. The conference will provide a unique opportunity to meet leading personalities with research, management and technology experience from all over the world and to discuss with them any ideas and proposals in your particular field. The ETT 2018 is intended to intensify and promote cooperation. It is also hoped that the conference will make important contributions to the textile industry of the future.

The papers represent current research on technical textile issues and within the nine conference themes, contributions cover:
• Latest development on spinning, weaving and knitting
• Latest development on dying and finishing
• Medical Textiles
• Technical Textiles
• Smart and Interactive Textiles
• Surface Coatings
• Advances in Apparel Design
• Ecological Textiles
• Composites Materials
• Textile Innovations
• Computer Technology for Textiles and Apparel