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The AUTEX conference brings together academics, researchers and industry partners from various universities, research and technological centres and companies who are interested in the amazing areas of fibres, textiles, clothing and more. The conference serves as a platform for exchanging ideas, presenting the latest developments and trends, proposing new solutions, promoting international collaborations, and networking.

Each year is a conference organised by one of the AUTEX members, demonstrating the openness, depth of cooperation, and trust of the community.

The last AUTEX annual conference was hosted by by RMIT, Australia.

The AUTEX 2024 annual conference will be hosted by TU of Liberec, Czech Republic.

Coming Conferences


TU of Liberec,

Czech Republic


TU Dresden,









(to be announced soon)


(to be announced soon)

Conference Topics

  • Advanced Fibres and Materials
  • Innovative Functional Textiles
  • Technical Textiles, Composites and Membranes
  • Protective Textiles
  • Medical Textiles, Tissue Engineering, Implants
  • Smart, Interactive and Multifunctional Textiles
  • Textile Processing
  • Innovative Textile Structures
  • Nanotechnology, Nanotextiles, Electrospinning
  • Biopolymers and Biotechnology
  • Surface Functionalization and Coating
  • Textile and Clothing Machinery
  • Textile Testing, Measuring Technology
  • CAD/CAE-Technology, Mass Customisation
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Fashion – Design and Garment Industry
  • Comfort Science
  • Conservation of Textiles
  • Ecological and Environmental Textiles, Recycling and Life Cycle Analysis
  • Textile Economy, Textile Supply Chain Management
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Modern Textile Education and Training
  • Leather and shoes industry

Past Conferences

  • 2001 : University of Minho, Portugal
  • 2002 : Ghent University, Belgium (organized in Bruges)
  • 2003 : TU of Lodz, Poland (organized in Gdansk)
  • 2004 : ENSAIT, France
  • 2005 : University of Maribor, Slovenia (organized in Portoroz)
  • 2006 : North Carolina State University, USA
  • 2007 : Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • 2008 : Politècnico di Torino, Italy (Biella)
  • 2009 : Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
  • 2010 : Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania (organized in Vilnius)
  • 2011 : ENSISA, Mulhouse, France
  • 2012 : University of Zagreb, Croatia (organized in Zadar)

AUTEX Conferences Gallery