Textile Wet Processing: The Way Forward…
to remain competitive & sustainable
October 16-17, 2013
Textile Technology Center, Belmont, NC, USA
AATCC’s Chemical Applications Interest Group is sponsoring a symposium on October 16-17, 2013. The symposium titled, Textile Wet Processing: The Way Forward, will be held at the Textile Technology Center on Kimbrell Campus of Gaston College located at 7220 Wilkinson Blvd., Belmont, NC. Program sessions will focus on fibers, preparation, dyeing, color communication, finishing, and sustainability. Attendees will tour the Textile Technology Center as part of the program.
Confirmed presentations and speakers include:
• Lenzing Fibers: Sustainability through Innovation – Christoph Lotz, Lenzing AG
• Cationic Dyeable Fibers: What I thought I knew about Acrylic, Modacrylic, and Cationic-Dyeable Polyester - Nelson Houser, M. Dohmen USA
• Textile Processing Guidelines for Fabrics Containing a Renewably Sourced Triexta Fiber – Peter Szanto, DuPont
• Softer, Abundant and Sustainable: The Future of Bast Fibers – Jay Nalbach, Crailar
•Solutions for Protective Apparel - Richard Young, DuPont Protection Technologies
•Opportunities in Wet Processing with Enzymes: Beginning to End -
Garrett Screws, Novozymes
• Effective Cotton Bleaching at Neutral pH – Guan Wang, North Carolina State University
• Fiber Finishes for Spandex: Formulating for Performance – Stacey Henegar, Goulston Technologies Inc.
• A Look at Supercritical CO2 Dyeing: The DyeCoo Textile System – Ian Burnell, Huntsman
• Sustainable Practices in Water Treatment in Textile Wet Processing: Water Recovery and Brine Reuse in Dyeing Operations – Len Farias, Cotton Incorporated
• Real Time Dyebath Analysis for Improving Dyeing – Keith Beck and Bill Dixon, HueMetrix
• Development of Rapid Continuous Dyeing Process for Heavy Weight Residential Nylon Carpet – Fred Cook, Georgia Institute of Technology
• The Problem of PES Oligomers: Their Nature and Counter Measures - Jeff Langley, Pulcra Chemicals LLC
• Textile Antimicrobials: A Guide to Product Selection, Application and Testing - Brian Aylward, Microban International Ltd.
• Evolution of C8 to C6 Application and Performance - Thomas Poston, Daikin-America
• FR Testing and Performance Expectations - Dwayne Sloan, Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
• Dye Choice: An Optimization of Color Consistency, Colorfastness, Color Match and Cost Requirements – Donna Faber, JC Penney
• Technological Advances for Alignment of Visual and Instrumental Color Evaluation - Ken Butts, Datacolor
•Eco-Friendly Cotton - Tom McCall, Tuscarora Yarns Inc.
• Automated Direct Dyebath Reuse: Converting a Batch Process into a Greener Continuous One – Fred Cook, Georgia Institute of Technology
• Unique Vibrating Membrane Filtration Technology for Wastewater Treatment and Recycling – Larry Stowell, New Logic Research Inc.
• Sustainability Metrics: The NCAA of Textiles and Apparel – Henry Boyter, Center for Environmentally Sustainable Textile and Apparel Businesses (CESTAB)
• The Role of Solution Dyeing in the Coloration of Synthetic Fibers – Terry Turner, Unifi
• The ZDHC Roadmap: Who We Are? What Do We Do? How Will We Do It? – Amanda Cattermole, Levi Strauss
Individuals registering on or before October 1 pay US$785 (US$525 for AATCC individual and corporate members) After October 1 the registration fee increases to US$575 for AATCC members and US$835 for nonmembers. AATCC student members receive complimentary registration (includes no food & beverage functions) if space permits. The nonmember student registration fee is US$125 (includes food & beverage functions). Refunds will be honored if cancellations are received on or before October 1, 2013. No refunds will be given after October 1. A US$75 cancellation fee will be charged.
A block of rooms have been reserved at the Hampton Inn, 820 Cecilia Alexander Dr., Belmont, N.C. USA, telephone +1.704.825.6100. Reservations should be made directly with the hotel and attendance at the AATCC program should be specified to receive the group rate of $89.00. Online reservations may be made by visiting the Hampton Inn website. Reservations must be made by October 1 to ensure room availability.
The Hampton Inn offers complimentary shuttle service for registered guests to and from the Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Individuals must call the Hampton Inn at +1.704.825.6100 seven (7) days prior to their arrival to arrange for shuttle service. The latest shuttle pick up from the airport is 7:00 p.m.
Arrangements have been made for the hotel to shuttle to and from the Textile Technology Center.
Updates as available will be posted to this website.
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