The American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists (AATCC) will present “Medical, Nonwovens & Technical Textiles” October 6–7, 2008, at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham, N.C., U.S.A. The two-day program has been developed by AATCC’s Material Interest Group, and is being chaired by Dr. Philip J. Brown, Clemson University. Confirmed topics include next-generation carbon fibers, 3-dimensional composites, hemostatic textile matrices, microbial textiles, body armor composites and many more. For information, visit www.aatcc.org, or e-mail Kim Nicholson at firstname.lastname@example.org.