AATCC’s 2011 International Conference will return to the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, S.C., U.S.A., March 22-24. The conference will feature three educational tracks which mirror the association’s interest groups: Chemical Applications, Concept 2 Consumer® (C2C), and Materials. Also featured will be the Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition, poster session covering all areas of textile and materials research, a student Textile Bowl, tabletop exhibits, welcoming reception and Awards Luncheon.
The 2010 recipient of the Olney Medal for outstanding achievements in the field of textile chemistry is Dr. Ian R. Hardin, University of Georgia. Hardin will present a paper entitled, “The Organic Ties between Biology and Textile Chemistry: Fungi, Enzymes and Green Chemistry.” Register online at www.aatcc.org/IC.