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1. Paper Submission Requirements  2. Awards and Publications 3. Presentation Styles  4. Symposium Topics

1. Paper / Abstract Submission Requirements

1.1 General requirements:   

Only accept original paper.
Proofreading is author's own responsibility.
Formal language: English
The max length of the paper: 8 pages. Additional page: USD45/page
Keywords: 4-6 keywords
Paper must be in required format. (Form 04-Paper Format Template) (Click here to download)
Abstract must be in required format (Form 04b-Abstract submission form) (Click here to download)

1.2 Full paper submission:

Each registered author is allowed to submit one paper only.
Full paper should be submitted   in the given format “ Form 04-Paper Format Template”(Click here to download) together with “Form 04a-Contributors Publishing Agreement”(Click here to download).
All papers will be reviewed and assessed by the International Scientific Committee of the symposium proceedings  before the conditional paper acceptance letters have been issued. Upon receiving formal registration with registration fee paid, the papers will be sent out for peer review.
Final acceptance for publication in the proceeding is subject to satisfactory revision according to the review comments.
All accepted papers will be included in conference proceedings for applying in inclusive in CPCI/Scopus/Ei-Compendex
The symposium International Scientific Committee will select high quality papers and recommend to be published in Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics,

1.3 Abstract submission:

Authors who only want to give a presentation (oral or poster) without submitting full papers must submit abstract online.
Each registered Author is allowed to submit one abstract only.
Abstract should be submitted in a given format (Form 04b-Abstract submission form)(Click here to download). 
Upon receiving the acceptance letter after peer review, authors must complete registration with the full payment before the registration deadline in order to be included in the program.
The abstract will NOT be included in the conference proceedings.  

* All forms can be downloaded under "Forms" via below link:


2. Awards and publications (CPCI/ISTP, Scopus/ Ei-Compendex)

All accepted papers will be collected in conference proceedings. Same as all the past TBIS symposium proceedings,
conference proceedings will also apply for CPCI (ISTP), Scopus/Ei-compendex indexing as well.
High quality research papers will be selected for publication in Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics (JFBI) and/or other international journals.
A panel of senior researchers will be formed to rate the research papers and select outstanding research papers for the award with certificates.
Oral and Poster ceritficate will be presented to the author by the session chair on the spot.
Outstanding posters will be voted by the participants.

3. Presentation Styles

Oral presentation:
Each author allocated 10 minutes for presentation. (Please refer to timetable.)
Each author only allowed to present his/her own paper.
PPT for the presentation needs to be hand in to conference staff for uploading 1 hour before the session starts.
Poster Presentation:
Size of the Poster: A0, 84cm*118.8cm (width, height)

4. Symposium Topics

Textile Based Devices, Footwear, Appeals and Accessories

Advanced functions of home textiles and applications
High function and high performance of industrial textiles
Functional textiles (fibers, yarns and fabrics)
High performance sportswear, outdoor sportswear and devices

 Textile and Apparel CAD Technologies

Computer-aided technologies and informatics in textile industry

Textile Informatics and Supply Chain Management

Information technology and research development
Informatics engineering and technology in textile
Apparel color system
Marketing, branding and supply chain management in textile industry
Technology and information management systems in textile industry

Novel Materials:

Novel resources for natural fibers
Novel resources for renewable fibers
Novel resources for synthetic fibers
High performance fibers and applications
Advanced functional fibers and applications
Biomaterials, nano materials and smart materials

Novel Technologies

Bioengineering and biotechnology in textile industry
New development on chemical fiber spinning
Genetic engineering and applications in textile industry
Supercritical technologies and applications in textile industry
Superfine fibers technologies
Nanotechnologies and applications in textile industry

Biomedical Engineering

Smart rehabilitation textiles and apparel
Biomedical engineering and biomedical textiles

Manufacturing and Processing Technologies

New development and applications in spinning technologies
New development and applications in weaving technologies
New development and applications in knitting technologies
New development and applications in non-woven technologies
New development and applications in textile manufacturing technologies
New development and applications in finishing and coloration technologies
New development and applications in clothing manufacturing technologies


Industry design technology, method and applications
Smart clothing design and applications
Clothing functional design
Fashion design
Fashion image and applications
Fashion communication design and management
Accessories design of textiles and clothing

Evaluation and Test Methods, Testing Standards and Instruments

Protective clothing and evaluation
Novel technologies for evaluating functional peripheries of textile materials
Novel technologies and standards for certificating of textiles and apparel products

Theoretical Modeling and Computational Simulation
Textile Tribology
Clothing and Textile Devices for Personal Protection, Sports Performance and Healthcare
Clothing Physiology, Comfort, Hygiene, Health and Ergonomics
Thermal Bioengineering, Biomechanical Engineering and Sensory Bioengineering

Clothing physiology, hygiene and ergonomics
Intimate apparel ergonomics and applications

Personal Protection and Health
Human Body Metrics and Anthropology
Textile Ecology, Carbon footprint, certification, Sustainability and Technology Roadmap

Sustainability and technology roadmap
Green textiles and low-carbon technologies
Textile sustainable technologies and certifications
Textile carbon footprint and ecological footprint management system

 Textile Education and E-Learning
 Image Analysis
 Wearable Technology, Wearable Devices, Fashion Electronics


Personal Protective Equipment

Fire protection
Mechanical hazard protection
Cold protection
CBRN defense (Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Defense)
SCBA, Helmet, Footwear, Glove and other assembly
Soft armor, hard armor
PPE for transmitted diseases

Evaluation and testing methods, standards and Instrument  
Thermal protective performance
Ballistic performance
Thermal comfort
Fabric and clothing flammability
Testing standards on personal protective equipment
Instrumented manikins
Sensor technologies

Mathematical modeling and analysis

Moedling of heat and moisture transfer in protective clothing
Fire, cold, mechanical, CBRN hazard simulation
Thermal comfort and heat stress prediction
Thermoregulation model
Skin model and burn evalution model
Skin-simulant sensor model

Materials, engineering and technologies

Thermal protective performance of textile fabrics and clothing, heat transfer mechanisms in intense heat exposures
Fabric and clothing flammability, materials response and testing methodologies
Comfort properties of textile clothing and materials, heat and moisture transfer in textile structures
Objective measurement of fabric hand
Industrial analysis of thermal and mechanical properties of textile fabrics
Textile measurement technologies, instrumented manikins
Assessment of human sensory and physiological response to clothing comfort

Design and product innovations