In 2016: Aachen, Dresden and Denkendorf, together, lead the International Textile Conference into the Future

Since 2007 the textile research institutes of the regions of Aachen and Dresden have jointly organized the Aachen-Dresden International Textile Conference. Boasting over 700 participants most recently, this conference counts as one of the most important textile conference in Europe. Starting in 2016, the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research, Denkendorf (DITF) will also be a co-organizer. Thus, the Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference will take place on a yearly alternating basis at one of the three sites. Parallel to the International Textile Conference, the organizers will respectively launch the German Textile Colloquium as a national pendant with changing special themes in the spring. .. Press release, May 2015

Aachen-Dresden-Denkendorf International Textile Conference 2016

Dresden: November 24-25, 2016

Partner Countries: Austria & Switzerland


for experts from the fields of

Material, Chemistry, Finishing & Functionalization


Machines, Processes & Composites

with plenary sessions and special symposia regarding

  • Fiber-reinforced composite materials

  • Protective and functional textiles

  • Megatrends

  • Polymer materials, and functionalization of textile structures for fibercomposite materials, safety textiles and megatrends

  • Transfer Session „From Idea to Practice“