Texas Tech University to hold major textile conference in India

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Washington, November 8 (ANI): The Institute of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) at Texas Tech University will host a major textile conference in India from December 7 - 9 this year.

The event is the 6th annual international conference on Advances in Textiles, Machinery, Nonwovens and Technical Textiles, (ATNT) 2009.

It will be held in collaboration with Bannari Amman Institute of Technology in India (BIT), and will run from Dec. 7-9 at the institute's campus in Sathyamangalam, state of Tamilnadu, South India.

The conference will feature papers from natural fibers to fashion design and nonwovens to technical textiles.

The conference is expected to attract more than 250 people from around the globe, according to Seshadri Ramkumar, the organizing secretary for the conference and an associate professor of nonwoven materials at TIEHH.

The international conference seeks to enhance professional interaction, enable future collaboration and improve business opportunities in fiber and textile disciplines.

To date, more than 90 abstracts from different parts of the world have been received. Leading experts from the United States, the United Kingdom, Turkey, the Czech Republic, China and other nations are expected to attend.

Invitations have been extended to the Indian Government's federal minister of textiles to inaugurate the event. (ANI)

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