Turkey ? The International Federation of Knitting Technologists( IFKT) has extended the deadline of abstract submission for its next conference to April 16, 2014.
The 47th IFKT Congress, which will explore topics including innovations in knitting technology and knitting machines, new materials and fibres, fashion in knitting and clothing, and knitting marketing and management, will be in September in Turkey.
Organised by the department of textile engineering, at Ege University, Turkey, organisers say the congress will provide a platform for academics, researchers and industry members to network and exchange information from the knitting and technology industry.
The congress will be held simultaneously with EGMEDITEX (International Congress on Healthcare and Medical Textiles), also organised by Ege University, at the Boyalik Beach Hotel, ?esme, Turkey, on September 25-26 2014.
The congresses will also cover technical textiles, functional knitted materials, finishing treatments of knitted fabrics, quality and testing in knitting and knitting education, organisers say.