Welcome to the Aegean International Textile and Advanced Engineering Conference AΙTAE 2018. Organized in the cross of Europe, Asia and Africa, it can become one of the most important scientific events in the field of textiles and advanced engineering supporting the cross-disciplinary research fields. AΙTAE 2018 will be held from the 5th to the 7th September 2018 in Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece and it is aimed to bring together:
experts, students and
people from the industry
from all over the world to share their knowledge and exchange scientific ideas.
We look forward to see you in Greece next September!
The Organizing and Scientific Committees highlight the importance of AΙTAE as a technology platform offering the participants to present and discuss on the new researches, perspectives and future directions.
Many supporting social events enriching the scientific programme will be organized after the conference sessions during evening time, plus during the upcoming weekend.
The AΙTAE 2018 will take place in Mytilene on Lesvos island, one of the Aegean islands at the east of Greece. Aegean Islands are known for the mild climate, dreamy blue sea and mediterranean food.
Famous for its petrified forest, traditional villages and olive oil production as well as for its cultural heritage starting from Sappho, Alkaeos, Theophrastus of the ancient times up to the 20th century naïve painter Theofilos and literature Nobel priced poet Elytis.
The AΙTAE 2018, will be held from Wednesday the 5th to Friday the 7th of September 2018. For more details on the registration, paper submission etc please visit our deadlines page.
Abstract submission deadline: 30 May 2018
Notification of acceptance: the latest 10 June 2018
Authors registration closes: 30 June 2018
Full paper submission deadline: 20 August 2018
Final program announcement: (coming soon)
The conference will be co-organized by
the Department of Industrial Design and Manufacturing / Textiles of University of West Attica (Greece) and
the Textile Engineering Department of Ege University Engineering Faculty (Turkey).
Dr. Christopher Pastore is Professor of Transdisciplinary Studies Thomas Jefferson University. He is also an Honorary Research Professor at Durban Institute of Technology, in the Faculty of Applied Sciences. Chris works on the process-structure-property relationships of textiles and composite materials and published over 100 papers and several books.
He is a Fulbright Specialist, Associate Editor, Journal of Textiles and Fibrous Materials, has received Dr. Jackie Rehkopf Award (Society of Plastics Engineers), President’s Award for Excellence (Philadelphia University), Excellence in Education (United States Green Building Council) and Best Practices in Education (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) and more.
Dr. Christopher Pastore is going to talk about “The use of shape memory polymers in 4D textiles” in AITAE2018 Conference.
The prehistoric city of Thermi (ca 3000 BC), the ancient Greek temple of Messa, the aqueduct and the mosaics of the roman period, the byzantine churches, the castles of the medieval period, the mosques of the Ottoman time, the industrial heritage of the past century including olive press and olive oil processing installations, the traditional architectural style of the buildings and the small villages form a unique colorful cultural atmosphere offering an unforgettable experience to the visitors.explore
Mytilene (Μυτιλήνη in greek, also known as Mytilini) is the capital of the island of Lesvos. It is the third bigger island of the Aegean Sea.explore
The island has a long cultural tradition from the ages of the ancient Greek music composer Terpandros, the poets Sappho and Alkaeos, the one of Greece's Seven Sages Pittacos and the philosopher Theophrastos up to the contemporary naive painter Theofilos and the 1997 Nobel prize winner poet Odisseas Elytis.explore
Today the island is famous for the excellent olive oil produced from the 11.000.000 olive trees. Ouzo is another characteristic product of the island which affects the local food culture and tradition.explore