AATCC/SGIA Digital Textile Printing Conference



Call for Papers

AATCC/SGIA Digital Textile Printing Conference
November 29-30, 2017
Sheraton Imperial Hotel
Research Triangle Park, NC, USA

The conference program will focus on solutions-based topics. Papers are being solicited that incorporate one of the following areas:

Interested individuals should submit an abstract by July 31, 2017.


TopicsSubmission GuidelinesBenefits of Presenting

Image Workflow and Design

  • Designing for Textiles
  • Color Management/G7/RIP Software
  • Adobe

Technology and Markets

  • POP/Signage
  • Home Furnishings
  • Apparel
  • Pre/Post-Treatment and Finishing
  • Testing

Sourcing and Supply Chain

  • Fabric Sourcing (common and not so common)
  • Fabric requirements for digital textiles
  • Cut-n-sew
  • Cutting innovations/capabilities/limitations for business models aimed at digital textile printing
  • Ink supply – pricing, range of colorant types, consolidation
  • Cutting Edge Innovations in Hardware/Materials/Print Heads

Case Studies

  • Why Digital Textiles?
  • Emerging Business Trends
  • Emerging Markets
  • Panel Discussions
  • Cutting Edge Innovations in Hardware/Materials/Print Heads
  • Proposals and presentations must be in English
  • Membership in AATCC or SGIA is not required
  • No fees are required to submit a proposal
  • Proposals will be rejected if all steps of the proposal submission process are not completed
  • Commercially focused/vendor promotional/sales proposals will not be considered

Individuals interested in submitting an abstract should submit their presentation title, abstract, THREE learning outcomes/take-a-ways, and contact information to Johnny Shell by July 31, 2017.

Abstracts will be reviewed by the program committee and individuals will be notified of the status of their abstract.

Presenters receive complimentary registration to the conference.

  • Get yourself and your company in the forefront
  • Increase your network and interact with colleagues from the printing industry
  • Give back to the industry by sharing your experience and expertise