The 89th Textile Institute World Conference takes place in Wuhan, China, from 2-6 November 2014
The Textile Institute is delighted to announce that Wuhan Textile University, China, with the support of Deakin University, Australia, will be hosting the next World Conference. China is considered to be the largest fibre producer and textile manufacturer in the world. Wuhan Textile University is the only ‘textile’ named university in China. Wuhan city is centrally located with easy access by international and domestic flights and the fast train network in China.
The Textile Institute and Wuhan Textile University hope the conference will provide the opportunity for many international members to take part in this prestigious event. Presentations from industry and education will provide an international platform for information exchange and networking.
Mr Eamonn Brady, Picanol NV, Belgium
Prof Ron Postle, University of New South Wales, Australia
Mr Yafu Qiu , Shandong Ruyi Group, China
Mr Nathan Sivagananathan, MAS Holdings, Sri Lanka
Mr Ruizhe Sun, China National Textile & Apparel Council
Prof Gordon Wallace, University of Wollongong, Australia
Prof Jianyong Yu, Donghua University, China
Wuhan Textile University, Taylor & Francis, Fengshu.
textiles, Bangladesh Textile Today, Fibre2fashion, Pakistan Textile Journal, Textile Asia, WTIN.
About the Textile Institute
With International Headquarters in Manchester, UK, The Textile Institute is a unique organisation in textiles, clothing and footwear. Founded in 1910 the Institute was incorporated in England by a Royal Charter granted in 1925 and is a registered charity. The Institute has individual and corporate members in over 80 countries; membership covers all sectors and all disciplines in textiles, clothing and footwear. Individual members can also gain internationally recognised qualifications including, LTI (Licentiates); CText ATI (Associates) and CText FTI (Fellows).
The Textile Institute has members in all sectors of fibre-based industries worldwide. Special Interest Groups provide a focus for members in different sectors, with many organising conferences, study tours and other events in their subject area.
The current World President is Dr Peter Dinsdale CText FTI and the Chairman of Council is Mrs Helen
Rowe CompTI CText FTI.
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