welcome to the Aegean International Textile and Advanced Engineering Conference AΙTAE 2018, which will be held from 5 to 7 September 2018 in Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece. The Conference will be co-organized by the Department of Industrial Design and Manufacturing / Textiles of the University of West Attica (Greece) and the Textile Engineering Department of Engineering Faculty of Ege University (Turkey).
The AΙTAE Conference can become one of the most important scientific events in the field of textiles in the cross of Europe, Asia and Africa aimed to bring together leading researchers, experts, students and people from the industry from all over the world to share their knowledge and exchange scientific ideas.
The Organizing and Scientific Committees would like to highlight the importance of the AΙTAE as a textile platform offering the participants to present and discuss the most recent research investigations, new perspectives and future directions. Many supporting social events enriching the scientific programme will be organized as well.
Finally, yet importantly, the AΙTAE 2018 Conference will take place in Mytilene on the Lesvos island. The Aegean Islands are known for the mild climate, the dreamy blue sea and the mediterranean food. Especially Lesvos is famous for its petrified forest, the traditional villages, the 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 the literature Nobel priced poet Odysseas Elytis.
We look forward to see you in Greece next September!
Dr. G. Priniotakis and Prof. H. Kadoglu
Co-Chair of the Organizing Committee
Prof. S. Vassiliadis and Prof. A. Marmarali
Co-Chair of the Scientific Committee