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ICWTFD 2017 : 19th International Conference on Wearable Technology and Fashion Design

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICWTFD

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICWTFD 2017: 19th International Conference on Wearable Technology and Fashion Design aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Wearable Technology and Fashion Design. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Wearable Technology and Fashion Design.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Wearable Technology and Fashion Design are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICWTFD 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Wearable Technology and Fashion Design. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Unraveling Biostimulation of Decolorized Mediators for Microbial Fuel Cell-Aided Textile Dye Decontamination
Pei-Lin Yueh, Bor-Yann Chen, Chuan-Chung Hsueh
2) Interactive Garments: Flexible Technologies for Textile Integration
Anupam Bhatia
3) Crafting of Paper Cutting Techniques for Embellishment of Fashion Textiles
A. Vaidya-Soocheta, K. M. Wong-Hon-Lang
4) Evolution of Fashion Design in the Era of High-Tech Culture
Galina Mihaleva, C. Koh
5) Learning Materials for Enhancing Sustainable Colour Fading Process of Fashion Products
C. W. Kan, H. F. Cheung, Y. S. Lee
6) Experimental Characterization of Anisotropic Mechanical Properties of Textile Woven Fabric
Rym Zouari, Sami Ben Amar, Abdelwaheb Dogui
7) Strength of Fine Concrete Used in Textile Reinforced Concrete by Changing Water-Binder Ratio
Taekyun Kim, Jongho Park, Jinwoong Choi, Sun-Kyu Park
8) Removal of Textile Dye from Industrial Wastewater by Natural and Modified Diatomite
Hakim Aguedal, Abdelkader Iddou, Abdallah Aziz, Djillali Reda Merouani, Ferhat Bensaleh, Saleh Bensadek
9) Optimization of Lean Methodologies in the Textile Industry Using Design of Experiments
Ahmad Yame, Ahad Ali, Badih Jawad, Daw Al-Werfalli Mohamed Nasser, Sabah Abro
10) Equilibrium, Kinetic and Thermodynamic Studies of the Biosorption of Textile Dye (Yellow Bemacid) onto Brahea edulis
G. Henini, Y. Laidani, F. Souahi, A. Labbaci, S. Hanini
11) Development of Corn (Zea mays L.) Stalk Geotextile Net for Soil Erosion Mitigation
Cristina S. Decano, Vitaliana U. Malamug, Melissa E. Agulto, Helen F. Gavino
12) Modelling the Behavior of Commercial and Test Textiles against Laundering Process by Statistical Assessment of Their Performance
M. H. Arslan, U. K. Sahin, H. Acikgoz-Tufan, I. Gocek, I. Erdem
13) Obtaining Composite Cotton Fabric by Cyclodextrin Grafting
U. K. Sahin, N. Erdumlu, C. Saricam, I. Gocek, M. H. Arslan, H. Acikgoz-Tufan, B. Kalav
14) Treatment of Simulated Textile Wastewater Containing Reactive Azo Dyes Using Laboratory Scale Trickling Filter
A. Irum, S. Mumtaz, A. Rehman, I. Naz, S. Ahmed
15) Wash Fastness of Textile Fibers Dyed with Natural Dye from Eucalyptus Wood Steaming Waste
Ticiane Rossi, Maurício C. Araújo, José O. Brito, Harold S. Freeman