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Entries are being sought for the 2012 Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition (HMGSPC). The HMGSPC, which is held under the auspices of the Textile Education Committee, is consistent with the goals and objectives of AATCC. The Student Paper Competition was established in 1982 to provide Student Chapters an opportunity to develop, conduct and report original research projects. The competition includes both undergraduate and graduate submittals. Papers are judged on the basis of originality, scientific value, practical value, write-up, and presentation. Oral presentation of the student papers is a feature of each AATCC International Conference (IC).

This competition will be held during the 2012 AATCC International Conference in early March 2012 in Charlotte, N.C. or Greenville, S.C.., USA. Winning papers may be published in the Association's magazine, AATCC Review.

A completed official entry form must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. November 4, 2011 , to Renzo Shamey, TECS Dept., North Carolina State University, Box 8301, Raleigh, NC 27695-8301 USA; fax +1 919 515 6532; e-mail The official entry form is available on our website. Additional information on the competition is available from Dr. Shamey.

Monetary awards will be given for the following: 1st place - $1,000 2nd place - $750 3rd place - $500 4th place - $250 Each student presenting in the competition at the conference, but not placing in one of the top four categories will receive $100.

Call for Papers and Guidelines        Entry Form 2011 HMGSPC Presenters