5th European conference on Protective Clothing and NOKOBETEF 10
29-31 May 2012, Valencia, Spain
“Future of Protective Clothing: Intelligent or not”
There are a large number of developments and ongoing projects to achieve protective clothing which serves all the needed functions. The European Union has selected protective clothing as one of the six lead markets in Europe. Therefore, a conference on research, technology and demonstration with respect to protective clothing is a must for all involved in this intriguing and rapidly growing area. The conference is organized by AITEX with the ESPC and NOKOBETEF.
The “Nordic Coordination Group on Protective Clothing as a Technical Preventive Measure” is an independent society of professionals.
The objective of the “European Society of Protective Clothing” is to create a European network of researchers and experts in the field of protective clothing. ESPC is a platform for scientific discussions, applied research and implementation of solutions in protective clothing.
AITEX-Textile Research Institute is a technical center for the textile field in Spain. The objective of AITEX is the advancement, technological development and improvement of the competitiveness of the textile industry, the development of the quality standards and the insertion of new technologies apply to the textile field.
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The symposium serves as a forum for dissemination, exchange and discussion of results from research, development and implementation related to personal protective clothing, with a strong focus on protective properties and the well being of the users of protective clothing.
This conference is intended for researchers, designers, manufacturers, purchasers, product safety experts, human factors experts and public authorities (procurement), end-users, health and safety experts.
The program of the Conference will include the following scientific and technical topics in the area of protective clothing, gloves and footwear:
- Integration of new or side technologies into protective clothing
- Computational science
- Advanced polymer science
- Other types of advanced protective clothing systems
- Protective clothing in PPE Systems Integration
- Manikin methodologies to meet future needs in protective clothing testing
- Needs to develop the methods to test advanced features
- Mass customization in the protective clothing
- Hazard modelling
The official language of the Conference is English. All papers (oral and poster presentation) shall be written in English.